Asked what traits he would look for in a future manager of the Nationals, General Manager Mike Rizzo listed several, including communication, in-game tactics and leadership. Rizzo also made a point to say the Nationals would cast a wider net for candidates and experience than the last search that settled on rookie manager Matt Williams.Read full article >>
Dusty Baker hasn't been an MLB manager since 2013, but he is reportedly mulling a potential return to the dugout next season. Continue for updates. Report: Baker in Discussions for Marlins Manager Job Tuesday, Sept. 22 Joe Frisaro of...Show More Summary
Dusty Baker is returning to baseball, and he’s again doing so in a broadcasting role. Baker’s well-known for his playing career (with the Braves, Dodgers, Giants and A’s from 1968-86) and his managerial career (with the Giants from 1993-2002,...Show More Summary
Dusty Baker had a plan to overtake a friend's Instagram popularity. The impromptu contest led him to some unexpected results, though -- namely, sales...
One-time Los Angeles Dodger Glenn Burke is credited for the universal gesture for a job well done. His own life was more complicated. At the very end of the Los Angeles Dodgers's 1977 season, Dusty Baker hit his 30th home run. As heShow More Summary
Dusty Baker looks at his overgrown collard greens and heads to the shed for his scissors. It's time for an impromptu harvest in his garden.
2013 ended with another disappointing first-round loss for the Cincinnati Reds. It led to the firing of Dusty Baker. Outside the big bats of Joey Votto and Jay Bruce, which players will be instrumental to the Reds' advancing deeper in the postseason? Ranking Criteria To rank the players, I used past statistics as well as potential upside. Show More Summary
The Cincinnati Reds don't have much money available to spend, but have a few decisions to make this offseason. After another short October, the team wasted no time making changes. Dusty Baker is out and Bryan Price has taken over as manager. The decision to go with Price could be one that drastically changes the franchise. Show More Summary
The Cincinnati Reds hired pitching coach Bryan Price to be their new manager on Monday, replacing Dusty Baker. After firing Baker in early October, the Reds knew that they would need a new skipper. And it turns out that the team hasShow More Summary
Dusty Baker has been removed from consideration for the attractive Washington Nationals managerial opening, according to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post. On Oct. 9, Kilgore reported that Baker was interested in reaching out to the...Show More Summary
It has only been a few days since the Cincinnati Reds let go of their skipper Dusty Baker. Through just one weekend, there have been a plethora of names thrown around as possibilities for the next Reds manager. Many believe pitching coach Bryan Price and Triple-A Louisville manger Jim Riggleman are the top choices for the Reds (per MLB.com). Show More Summary
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Dusty Baker isn’t going to be forced into retirement. The Cincinnati Reds fired Baker after six years on Friday. Baker, who has brought the Reds three times out of the last four years, said that he was surprised by the organizations decision Baker told USA Today: “It’s going to take a couple of days just... Show More Summary
Friday morning, the Cincinnati Reds fired manager Dusty Baker. If you could construct an algorithm to predict managerial firings, I'll bet that Dusty Baker wouldn't have been real high on the list this fall. Not after a 90-win season and three postseason berths in the last four years. Show More Summary
The Cincinnati Reds finished the season with 90 wins and 72 losses. For nearly any other team in Major League Baseball, that would be a success. For the Reds and their fans, it is not and should not be enough. Tuesday night, the Reds embarrassed themselves against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Show More Summary
Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is only 23 years old and has just 13 games of MLB experience under his belt. In spite of that, manager Dusty Baker should utilize the youngster as much as possible in Tuesday evening's National...Show More Summary
Dusty Baker called for a suicide squeeze with two on and two out in the 15th inning and guess what? It didn't work. The Cardinals took the lead the following inning on a Matt Adams home run and defeated the Reds 5-4. Read more...
So Thursday afternoon I was watching MLB Now (yes, again) and of course they were talking about Brandon Phillips ripping into writer C. Trent Rosecrans in Dusty Baker's office; if you somehow missed it, here's the video (the audio, really)...Show More Summary
Cincinnati Reds star Brandon Phillips uncorked a profane rant at a sports writer after his team's game on Wednesday night. The reason? An unflattering tweet The story starts before Wednesday's game, when Reds manager Dusty Baker moved...Show More Summary
Heated exchange in the clubhouse makes Dusty Baker giggle.