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  1. SweetSpot TV: Toughest place to manage?

    David Schoenfield

    Does new Cubs manager Rick Renteria have the toughest job in baseball? Eric and I discuss....

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  2. Bryant: Ron Washington has toughest job

    ESPN's Howard Bryant explains why he thinks Rangers manager Ron Washington has the toughest job in sports. ESPN's Howard Bryant says Rangers skipper Ron Washington has the toughest job in sports. Ben and Skin weigh in. ...

    Blog | February 19, 2012
  3. Quade remains confident in DeJesus

    Bruce Levine

    Possibly the toughest job in baseball is coaching third base. The only time anyone pays attention is when a runner gets thrown out at home plate. In the case of Cubs' third base coach Ivan DeJesus, that happened twice on Wednesday night. "I think...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  4. GMs with the toughest offseason jobs

    Jim Bowden

    Most assume the general managers of baseball's small-market teams have the toughest jobs in baseball. After all, when you're hamstrung by limited finances, it can be tough to win. However, it's the general managers of teams in baseball's biggest m...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  5. GMs with the toughest jobs this winter

    Jim Bowden

    Even though the offseason has only just commenced for the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers, general managers of 28 other teams already have been pondering their futures for some time. For five GMs in particular, their jobs for the next thr...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  6. First Pitch: Managing Jeter's injury

    Ian Begley

    Trying to manage Derek Jeter when he's injured may be one of the toughest jobs in pro sports. First off, the Yankee shortstop wants to be in the lineup all the time, so you have to convince him it's in his best interests to take a day off. Se...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  7. Big Mac attack? Hardly

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON--Ask any player, and he'll tell you one of the toughest jobs in the game is to be a bench player. You can go days between starts and even at-bats, which makes it a daunting challenge to maintain your timing and feel good about your swing. M...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  8. MLB: Nobody will face a tougher early slate than the Toronto Blue...

    Buster Olney

    Last season, the Baltimore Orioles played a terribly difficult early-season schedule. It may well have cost their manager a job. This year, it doesn't get much easier. But at least a rival takes their place with the toughest early slate.

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  9. Rangers try to avoid pressing down stretch

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Sometimes the toughest part of clinching a division is finishing the job. That's especially true when it's a team that includes so many players that have never actually been in the middle of a pennant race late in September. Tue...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  10. Orioles-Red Sox Preview

    Orioles-Red Sox Preview

    Preview | June 11, 2008
  11. Selig proud of MLB's drug policy, revenue sharing

    Jerry Crasnick

    Commissioner Bud Selig believes that Major League Baseball has done an effective job of getting steroid use under control. He calls the drug policy currently in place "the toughest program in American sports today."

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2006
  12. Valentin's two-run double sparks Mets' rally

    John Valentin hit a two-run double with two outs in the seventh inning to cap a four-run rally that sent the New York Mets past the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 28, 2002