Sun, 18 Feb 2007 12:02:37 -0800
Washington Nationals director of player development Andy Dunn has resigned, according to the Associated Press. Assistant general manager Bob Boone, along with other members of the team's baseball operations staff, will take over Dunn's role for the time being.
Mon, 13 Dec 2004 03:29:41 -0800
According to The Cincinnati Post, the Washington Nationals have hired former major-leaguer Bob Boone as a special assistant to general manager Jim Bowden.
Sun, 17 Oct 2004 16:32:49 -0700
The Associated Press reports former major leaguer Ray Boone died at the age of 81 early Sunday, Oct. 17, following a long illness. Boone, who played from 1948-60 with six teams, was the first of three generations to play in the big leagues. His son Bob Boone and grandsons Bret Boone and Aaron Boone enabled the family to become the first three-generation family in major league baseball. Prior to his passing, Boone had been hospitalized for six months due to complications from surgery. KFFL offers our condolences.
Wed, 03 Dec 2003 13:30:01 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Philadelphia Phillies hired Bob Boone as a special assignment scout.
Mon, 28 Jul 2003 09:05:02 -0700
USAToday.com reports Cincinnati Reds manager Bob Boone was fired by ownership Monday, July 28.
Wed, 30 Apr 2003 23:51:21 -0700
Hal McCoy of The Dayton Daily News reports with Cincinnati Reds second baseman Juan Castro on a 2-for-23 slide, manager Bob Boone benched him Wednesday night and inserted Ryan Freel at second base. Asked if it was because Castro wasn't hitting, Boone smiled and said, "Along without about everybody else."
Wed, 30 Apr 2003 23:49:38 -0700
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports pitcher Jamey Wright, the 28-year-old right-hander released by the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, sounds like a possible Cincinnati Reds reclamation project. "I've always wanted to see what would happen if (pitching coach Don Gullett) got a hold of him and straightened him out," Reds manager Bob Boone said.
Sat, 26 Apr 2003 02:01:06 -0700
Hal McCoy of The Dayton Daily News reports Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin (calf) is eligible to come off the disabled list Saturday, but that isn't likely to happen. He is more likely to return Tuesday when the Reds open a six-game trip to Colorado and San Francisco. "He has to be able to run the bases at a full sprint," Manager Bob Boone said.
Thu, 24 Apr 2003 01:39:16 -0700
Hal McCoy of The Dayton Daily News reports Cincinnati Reds pitcher John Riedling may be in the starting rotation this weekend, but manager Bob Boone is backing off his claims that Riedling is ready and that further changes could be made.
Wed, 23 Apr 2003 00:56:43 -0700
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Ken Griffey Jr. (shoulder), sidelined by a dislocated right shoulder, continues to work on his range of motion and strength. The original diagnosis had Griffey out six to 10 weeks, but he could be back much sooner. "The prognosis is encouraging," Reds manager Bob Boone said. "Every day there's progress. I think it will be shorter than longer."