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MLB | Dusty Baker wants to return

Fri, 14 Feb 2014 08:30:04 -0800

Former Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker said he'd like to return to managing in the major leagues again. Baker was fired by the Reds last October. He contacted several teams this winter with vacant managerial positions, including the Washington Nationals, Seattle Mariners and Detroit Tigers, but never heard back.

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Nationals | Dusty Baker interested in managerial opening

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.'"

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Reds | Dusty Baker stuck up for coach

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.

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Reds | Dusty Baker fired

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 05:28:08 -0700

The Cincinnati Reds fired manager Dusty Baker. Baker had one season remaining on his contract.

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Reds | Xavier Paul could return Wednesday

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]."

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Reds | Johnny Cueto OK after return

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."

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Reds | Dusty Baker feeling healthy

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."

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Reds | Dusty Baker agrees to extension

Tue, 16 Oct 2012 05:14:44 -0700

The Cincinnati Reds and manager Dusty Baker agreed to a two-year extension.

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Reds | Dusty Baker, Walt Jocketty to meet next week

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.

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Reds | To begin talks with skipper

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.

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