Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:12:17 -0700
Former Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker has expressed interest in taking the vacant managerial position for the Washington Nationals. No interview is scheduled, though, and it's unclear if the Nationals are interested. "It's a good team. It's a very good team," Baker said. "I'm about winning. My son told me – he was crying the other day – he wanted to play for the Reds. Then he told me, 'Dad, if you want to win, you want to go to the Nationals.'"
Fri, 04 Oct 2013 08:19:19 -0700
Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty brought manager Dusty Baker in for a end-of-the-season meeting and wanted to fire hitting coach Brook Jacoby. Baker said: "If you want to fire someone, fire me." Jocketty opted to fire Baker, and a source said the two's relationship had been strained or distant of late. Baker has no plans to retire.
Fri, 04 Oct 2013 05:28:08 -0700
The Cincinnati Reds fired manager Dusty Baker. Baker had one season remaining on his contract.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:04:04 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Xavier Paul (arm) could return to the lineup Wednesday, July 10, according to manager Dusty Baker. "He'll probably be back hopefully on Wednesday," Baker said. "He's able to pinch-hit [Monday]."
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 16:40:08 -0700
Cincinnati Reds SP Johnny Cueto (shoulder) appears to be OK after returning from the disabled list with a shoulder issue and throwing 88 pitches Sunday, June 16, but the team will likely know more Tuesday, June 18. "We'll see," Reds manager Dusty Baker said on Monday. "He's going to have the normal soreness after he pitches. We'll probably tell more tomorrow than today. Today, how do you judge normal soreness? As long as he doesn't hurt."
Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:56:46 -0800
Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker has put his health issues behind him. He suffered a minor stroke and irregular heartbeat in September. He lost 20 pounds during the 11 days he was absent from the team, and he has kept the weight off. "I'm just watching what I eat," Baker said Tuesday, Feb. 12. "I can eat what I want, but eat less of it. No salt, which I've been on a long time. (I've had) minimal alcohol intake. It was easy this winter, but we hadn't lost a couple of games. I have to make sure I get my rest, work out, enjoy life and try not to stress out."
Tue, 16 Oct 2012 05:14:44 -0700
The Cincinnati Reds and manager Dusty Baker agreed to a two-year extension.
Sun, 14 Oct 2012 01:25:01 -0700
Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker and general manager Walt Jocketty met Friday, Oct. 12, but Baker's contract situation was not resolved. The sides will meet again next week. "There was no breakdown," Jocketty said. "You just don't work out a contract in a few hours. These things take time." Jocketty wouldn't say whether the Reds had offered Baker a contract.
Fri, 12 Oct 2012 06:03:29 -0700
Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty plans to meet with manager Dusty Baker Friday, Oct. 12, and offer him a short-term contract.
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 20:06:08 -0700
Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker indicated Friday, Oct. 5, that he will be back to manage the club in the 2013 season. "The way I look (at) it we're going to get (even) better the more mature these guys get," Baker said. "We've got a bunch of guys still learning how to hit and how to play." Baker suffered a mini-stroke late in the regular season, but is back and thankful to be healthy.