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  1. Maddux starts at head of Hall rotation

    Doug Padilla

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Just like he carved up opponents from 60 feet, 6 inches away, Greg Maddux moved through his Hall of Fame speech Sunday with deft precision. There was family to thank, teammates and coaches he appreciated and a few people who w...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  2. MLB - Long sad history of managing the Chicago Cubs

    Steve Wulf

    One after another after another, the men who've managed the Cubs thought they'd be 'The One' to win it all. Then they remembered who they were managing. Now it's Rick Renteria's turn.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  3. Reds won't play by normal relief rules

    Buster Olney

    This is very, very interesting: New Reds manager Bryan Price -- a longtime pitching coach -- is not going to adhere closely to lefty-righty matchups with his bullpen. From John Fay's piece: "Perhaps the biggest difference between [Dusty] Baker a...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  4. Dusty Baker says he wants to manage again

    Dusty Baker wants to manage again.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  5. MLB - Game 6 of World Series has glorious history

    Jim Caple

    Say what you will about Game 7. Nothin' compares with what World Series history has given us in Game 6.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  6. Price gives Reds fans reason for optimism

    Chad Dotson

    As expected, the Cincinnati Reds have tapped pitching coach Bryan Price to be the club's next manager. After six years with Dusty Baker at the helm -- even with all the goofy lineups and sacrifice bunts that come with him -- Reds fans should be right...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  7. Bryan Price named Cincinnati Reds manager

    The Reds stayed in-house for their next manager, giving pitching coach Bryan Price a three-year deal Tuesday to take the team deep into the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  8. Reports -- Cincinnati Reds to promote pitching coach Bryan Price ...

    The Cincinnati Reds will stay inside the organization and name pitching coach Bryan Price the team's new manager at a news conference Tuesday, according to reports.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013
  9. Tigers need a proven winner at the helm

    Jim Bowden

    The baseball world was taken a bit by surprise Monday morning with the news that Jim Leyland is stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers. I assumed that he'd want to take one more shot at the World Series with this talented team, but at age 68 ...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  10. Leyland's slow hook burns Tigers in Game 3

    David Schoenfield

    Earlier on Monday, Eric Karabell and myself taped a SweetSpot TV segment on managers, and one thing we harped on was the slow hooks some managers have had in the postseason, particularly Dusty Baker with Johnny Cueto in the NL wild-card game and Fred...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  11. SweetSpot TV: Managers messin' up

    David Schoenfield

    Eric and myself discuss why Dusty Baker got fired in Cincinnati and why we're not happy with what managers are doing in the playoffs so far....

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  12. It was time for Dusty Baker to go

    David Schoenfield

    As Joe Sheehan pointed out on his podcast earlier this week, Dusty Baker has managed 20 years in the major leagues and won just three postseason series. Including Wednesday's wild-card loss to the Pirates, he's 3-7 in postseason series with an overal...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  13. Why Baker is out as Reds manager

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- There was a moment in the midst of the Reds' playoff loss to the Pirates the other night when Dusty Baker walked over to Johnny Cueto and looked directly into his eyes. He tried to connect, cajole and encourage. It was classic Dusty, whose ...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  14. Manager Dusty Baker fired 3 days after Cincinnati Reds' ouster

    Dusty Baker is out as manager of the Cincinnati Reds, three days after his team lost the National League wild-card game to Pittsburgh.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  15. Maddon, Tito can't make Dusty's mistake

    Buster Olney

    CLEVELAND -- Indians GM Chris Antonetti was asked about how many relievers the Indians intend to carry on their roster in Wednesday night's AL wild-card game, and he laughed and said that Terry Francona's preference is to carry about two dozen, so th...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  16. Reds-Pirates: What to watch for

    David Schoenfield

    Whether or not you like the one-and-done format of the wild-card game, it does present a great opportunity to second guess everything the managers do, from roster management to pitching changes, bunts and, of course, when to use your closer. Tim K...

    Blog | October 01, 2013