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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 said. "He's going to come for a few hours a day until then." Baker suffered a mini-stroke Friday as he was being released from a Chicago-area hospital, where he was being treated for an irregular heartbeat. He returned to Cincinnati on Sunday. Wednesday was the first day he's worked. Acting manager Chris Speier worked the game. They collaborated on the lineup. "I wasn't sure what his plans were," Speier said. "So I had the lineup. I brought it in. He kind of tweaked it a little. He's very active, believe me. I respect that. I wasn't about to put the lineup...
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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...
In Dusty We TrustyHall of Fame reporter Hal McCoy had the chance to sit down and chat with Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker when he was in the office yesterday, and it sounds like Baker is very close to returning.
Baker was upbeat, enthusiastic and effervescent during my short visit.
He looked fit and trim and the smile on his face was as wide as the room. His handshake was bone...
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,...
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 [...]
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...
Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker suffered a “mini-stroke”
on Friday as he was being discharged from a Chicago hospital, reports Mark Sheldon of MLB.com:
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...
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...
Latos should be pitching Game One of the playoffs.
If there’s one thing that has annoyed me and indeed many, if
not most, Reds fans about the Dusty Baker era, it has been his lack of
flexibility toward his roster.
We’ve seen it time and again with such notable examples as
the roles (and spots in the lineup) of guys like Corey Patterson, Willy Taveras...
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...
By Eric Luchetti and Jase Bandelow
The Reds were the first team to clinch a division title. They're also first in the Power Rankings this week.
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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.