Found October 17, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
PLAYERS: Dusty Baker
TEAMS: Cincinnati Reds
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Feelings were mixed around the Reds fan base when the team announced it had extended the contract of manager Dusty Baker for another two seasons. Some were clamoring for the organization to replace Baker with a new skipper, while others were adamant about bringing the 63-year old back. The difference in opinion obviously leaves several questions up for debate. Among them includes perhaps the greatest question of all: Is Dusty Baker the right man for the job? I have been on both sides of the spectrum regarding Baker since he took the reigns in Cincinnati prior to the 2008 campaign. I have gone through periods where I believed Baker is one of the best coaches in the modern game, and I've also gone through phases where I hoped the front office would replace him. But after letting all of the emotions settle from what was a brutally disappointing end to the 2012 year, in addition to some careful reflection, I believe Baker is the right man for the job. Although some of the crit...
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