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  1. Phil Garner

    Phil Garner MLB Manager

    15 YRS 2039 985-1054 .483 13-13
  2. Like Ausmus, Ellis has look of a manager

    Mark Saxon

    Years ago, someone asked Houston Astros manager Phil Garner why he was playing Brad Ausmus so frequently at catcher. "I have to keep him playing, because if he starts managing he'll be better than me," Garner said. The Dodgers have one of those...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
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  4. Longest positional All-Star droughts: NL

    David Schoenfield

    In our previous post we looked at the longest All-Star positional drought for each American League team. The longest: Oakland second base, where Phil Garner in 1976 was the last All-Star. Let's move on to the National League ... where we have to g...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  5. Long, winding road that led to Roger Clemens perjury trial coming...

    Lester Munson

    On Wednesday, it will be exactly 52 months since Roger Clemens told a committee of the U.S. House of Representatives that he had never used performance-enhancing drugs.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2012
  6. Former manager Phil Garner gives baseball clinic in Roger Clemens...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON -- Addressing a group of 13 jurors who profess to have little interest in baseball, Major League Baseball lifer Phil Garner took them on a tour of baseball arcana on Thursday that any baseball fan would have paid to see. It came as the R...

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  7. Roger Clemens perjury trial -- Ex-Houston Astros manager Phil Gar...

    Roger Clemens lost something off his fastball in his 40s but still succeeded by pitching smarter, his former manager Phil Garner testified Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  8. Happy birthday, Isiah Thomas!

    Lynn Hoppes

    He's likely home if you want to call. Isiah Thomas, who hasn't found much success at anything since leaving the NBA in 1994 as one of the all-time greats, turns 51 today. After winning two NBA titles with the Detroit Pistons and being named to ...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  9. Oakland Athletics hire Phil Garner as special adviser

    Former manager Phil Garner is now a special adviser to the Athletics, his first major league club.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  10. Houston Astros interview ex-manager Phil Garner for vacancy

    Phil Garner has interviewed for the Houston Astros managerial job -- two years after the franchise fired him.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2009
  11. Former Astros manager Garner stepping in as coach at UH-Victoria

    Former Houston Astros manager Phil Garner isn't itching to return to the dugout. He's happy to do it temporarily for an old friend, though.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2008
  12. Astros send Cardinals back to third in NL Central

    Roy Oswalt dominated the Cardinals and the Astros got a win for manager Cecil Cooper.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 29, 2007
  13. Let's play the blame game

    The Astros were in the World Series less than two years ago. This year, they've got one of the worst records in the National League. Today, heads rolled -- specifically those of manager Phil Garner and general manager Tim Purpura. In his blog, Houst...

    Blog | Conversation | August 27, 2007
  14. Cardinals-Astros Preview

    Cardinals-Astros Preview

    Preview | August 27, 2007
  15. Astros fire manager Garner, GM Purpura

    Manager Phil Garner and general manager Tim Purpura were fired Monday by the Houston Astros, less than two years after leading the team to its first World Series appearance.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2007
  16. Owner needs to let new hires do their jobs

    Jayson Stark

    Astros owner Drayton McLane created the monster that led GM Tim Purpura and manager Phil Garner to the gallows.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2007
  17. Padres-Astros Preview

    Padres-Astros Preview

    Preview | July 28, 2007
  18. Berkman, Garner ejected in rematch of 2005 World Series

    Lance Berkman and Phil Garner got ejected and the Houston Astros got a great slide from Hunter Pence for a go-ahead run Friday night in beating the Chicago White Sox 5-2.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 08, 2007