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Friday, November 27, 2015

Articles tagged: Dusty Baker

Dusty Baker hired as manager of Nationals

The Washington Nationals have reached an agreement with Dusty Baker to make him the team’s next manager. After reports surfaced Monday night indicating contract discussions had broken down between the Nationals and former San Diego Padres manager Bud Black, the team turned its attention to Baker. Black was reportedly not pleased with Washington only offering…Read More

Report: Dusty Baker, Bud Black finalists to manage Nationals

The Washington Nationals are reportedly down to two managerial candidates – Dusty Baker and Bud Black. Baker and Black will both get second interviews, according to CBS Sports’s Jon Heyman, with no other candidates appearing to be in the picture to replace Matt Williams. Both candidates have a lot of previous experience. Black spent eight…Read More

Dusty Baker once smoked a joint with Jimi Hendrix

Long before he was a Major League Baseball player and manager, Dusty Baker was into music. The former two-time All-Star grew up in a household with parents who loved music, and he too fell for the blues. In light of his music-loving side, Baker has written a memoir called “Kiss The Sky” about his experience…Read More

Dusty Baker fired because he protected hitting coach?

Dusty Baker was fired by the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday, two days after his team lost a one-game playoff to the Pittsburgh Pirates. According to a report from CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, Baker was fired because he wanted to protect his hitting coach from being canned. Heyman reports that Reds GM Walt Jocketty wanted to…Read More

Dusty Baker: Joey Votto needs to control his temper, stop cursing

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was incredibly upset with himself after he struck out in his first at-bat against the Cleveland Indians on Monday. He let his emotions get the best of him and tossed out a few expletives, which were unfortunately picked up by the television microphones. This did not make manager Dusty…Read More

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