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MLB Injury News:
Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker suffered a “mini-stroke”
on Friday as he was being discharged from a Chicago hospital, reports Mark Sheldon
Reds manager Dusty Baker
revealed on Tuesday that he suffered a “mini-stroke” on Friday as he was being
discharged from a Chicago hospital.
Baker was taken to the hospital last Wednesday and was laterdiagnosed with atrial fibrillation
, otherwise known as an irregular
heartbeat. The Reds have released a
statement noting that Baker was treated immediately following his stroke, minimizing
Returning to Cincinnati on Sunday, Baker has “improved
dramatically,” according to the team.
His doctors expect the 63-year-old to make a full recovery.
While Baker is recovering, bench coach Chris Speier has been
managing the team. He told reporters
yesterday that he expects to continue his role through the Reds’ weekend series
against the Pittsburgh Pirates, adding that the plan is for Baker to rejoin the
club when it begins its final series of the regular season Monday against the
St. Louis Cardinals.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Cincinnati Reds released today what had kept manager Dusty Baker away from the team for so long. As everyone feared, it was more than just an irregular heartbeat. Baker had a stroke on Friday.
While in Chicago on Wednesday, Reds manager Dusty Baker was admitted to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, commonly referred to as an irregular heartbeat...
Manager Dusty Baker was back to work Wednesday, but he did not manage in the Cincinnati Reds' 8-1 loss to the Brewers. Baker spent Wednesday afternoon in his office at Great American Ball Park. He is scheduled to join the team Monday in St. Louis for the final three games of the season and resume managing. "That's the plan," Reds general manager Walt Jocketty...
The Cincinnati Reds revealed on Tuesday that manager Dusty Baker suffered a mini-stroke last Friday, but he is expected to make a full recovery and might return to manage the series against St. Louis, which starts Monday. Baker was admitted to a Chicago hospital last Wednesday and diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, also known as an irregular heartbeat. He was about to be discharged...
Last week we heard Dusty Baker was transported to a Chicago area hospital after experiencing a couple medical issues. Initially, reports were that the 63 year old manager for the Cincinnati Reds was suffering from pneumonia. That was incorrect. Subsequent reports said he was just having issues with an irregular heartbeat. That was true. What wasn’t [...]
If the Cincinnati Reds players were disturbed by the news that manager Dusty Baker had suffered a mini-stroke while being discharged on Friday from a Chicago hospital, their concern was relieved after his meeting with them before batting practice on Tuesday. Baker originally was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat before Cincinnati's game last Wednesday at Wrigley Field,...
CINCINNATI Dusty Baker was seated behind his clubhouse office desk earlyThursday,dressed in a gray sweater vest and shuffling papers, as I walked in.Cincinnati Reds media relations director Rob Butcher had approached me in the clubhouse and said, Go see Dusty.
And so, FOXSportsOhio.com became the first media outlet to have a chat with the Reds manager since his bout with an irregular...
After their day off on Monday, the Reds won the series opener with the Brewers, 4-2, last night. It got Johnny Cueto his 19th win of the season (so 20 is still a possibility) and got Aroldis Chapman his 36th save (his first since he’s been back from that arm weakness). Dioner Navarro went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI.
The series continues tonight at 7:10 p.m. Bronson...
The relationship between Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke and Cincinnati skipper Dusty Baker goes way back to 1981, when Roenicke was breaking in with the Los Angeles Dodgers. "I really like him," said Roenicke. "When I first came to the big leagues, he and two other guys really broke me in the right way. The other two were Rick Monday and Terry Forster."...
Reds manager Dusty Baker had a mini-stroke in addition to his
irregular heartbeat last week and will need another week of rest
before he's able to rejoin the team for the final regular season
series and the playoffs.
CINCINNATI -- Acting manager Chris Speier needs to wear a stovepipe hat instead of a baseball cap and add a nickname in front of his signature: "Honest Chris Speier."
First of all, he honestly wishes he could return to his bench coach position and not be acting manager. He wishes manager Dusty Baker was still leading the team.
But that isn't going to happen for at...
The Reds took last night off, so they should be all rested and ready for action tonight. I’m sure we won’t see any big stars on the bench, right?
The Reds open a three-game series with the Brewers tonight at Great American Ball Park. Johnny Cueto (RHP, 18-9, 2.84 ERA) takes on Mike Fiers (RHP, 9-8, 3.38 ERA). First pitch at 7:10 p.m.
Cueto had been having...
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Dusty Baker became the third manager to lead the Reds to postseason play more than once. He didnt even get to enjoy it, spending four days in the hospital because of an irregular heartbeat.