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CHICAGO - Former All-Star third baseman Robin Ventura is replacing the fiery Ozzie Guillen as manager of the Chicago...
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Former All-Star third baseman Robin Ventura is replacing the fiery Ozzie Guillen as manager of the Chicago White Sox.
The White Sox say that Ventura agreed to a multiyear deal on Thursday.
Ventura was hired by the club last June as a special adviser to director of player development Buddy Bell. Ventura is the 17th former White Sox player to become the team's manager.
After deciding to wave good bye to brash, Hispanic manager Ozzie Guillen, the White Sox have signed his replacement, former all-star third basement Robin Ventura, to a multi-year deal. Ventura was hired by the Sox last year as a special adviser to director of player development Buddy Bell. Ventura played for the New York Mets, New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers, but spent...
The Chicago White Sox have a new manager, and it's not former Red Sox manager Terry Francona. The club announced on Thursday afternoon that former White Sox third baseman Robin Ventura will become the team's 38th manager. Ventura replaces Ozzie Guillen who requested to be released from his contract as manager and signed on as manager of the Marlins after the request was granted...
Robin Ventura is being called up by the White Sox again.
Twenty-two years after being promoted to the majors, Ventura was named the manager of the team with which he spent 10 of his 16 playing seasons. Ventura, 44, had spent this season working as a special advisor to the...
Robin Ventura never thought the White Sox managerial job he now holds would come open any time in the near future.
The White Sox named Robin Ventura their new manager:
“I wanted someone who met very specific criteria centered around his leadership abilities,” general manager Ken Williams said in a news release. “Robin Ventura was that man.”
Ventura, 44, has never managed and only rejoined the Sox’s front office last June as a special assistant to Buddy Bell, the team’s director...
The new manager of the Chicago White Sox has never managed or coached before. But if you're a fan of the Mets or the Yankees, you know him well.
Chicago White Sox make shocking hire of Robin Ventura as manager
In a stunning move, the Chicago White Sox named Robin Ventura as their next manager, the team announced Thursday.
New manager Ozzie Guillen’s Miami Marlins’ coaching staff is taking shape. According to a source, third base coach Joe Espada and bullpen coach Reid Cornelius will be retained. They’ll join bench coach Joey Cora, who worked with Guillen in that capacity with the White Sox, and Marlins’ holdovers Randy St. Claire (pitching) and Eduardo Perez (hitting).
Brandon Hyde, who was...
Talking baseball while marveling at the audacity of Ken Williams, Jerry Reinsdorf and Robin Ventura :
Q: How do you replace Ozzie Guillen as the manager of the Chicago White Sox?
A: With Terry Francona, Davey Martinez, Sandy Alomar, Tom Nieto (cough) or any number of proven managerial commodities available for the 2012 season.
Or, if you’d prefer, the actual answer: with a former player who has never coached and doesn’t really want to. Robin Ventura, the two-time All-Star and...