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Braves News: Atlanta retains Fredi Gonzalez, Hires Bo Porter as coach

Although the announcement is not brand new, it is now official. On Friday, the Atlanta Braves announced the return of manager Fredi Gonzalez for 2015. In addition, the Braves have also hired former Houston Astros manager Bo Porter as the new third-base coach, replacing Doug Dascenzo. Braves interim GM John Hart announced today that manager Fredi Gonzalez will return for his fifth...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Relieve Bo Porter From Managerial Duties

  The Houston Astros announced this morning that they let Bo Porter go. The Astros have relieved Bo Porter of his managerial duties. Tom Lawless named interim manager. — Houston Astros (@astros) September 1, 2014 In addition to Bo Porter, bench coach Dave Trembley was also let go. Bench coach Dave Trembley also relieved of duties today. Adam Everett will join the coaching staff...
Via Geeks and Cleats
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros make Bo Porter the fall guy for an unwinnable situation

We almost made it through an entire season without a manager being fired, you guys. We had just one month to go! Maybe that’s really the only surprising thing about the Houston Astros firing Bo Porter. At this point on the 2014 schedule, why not just let him finish out the season? But Porter was going to be fired. That became all but official when Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported...
Via The Outside Corner
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Fire Manager Bo Porter, Bench Coach Dave Trembley

HOUSTON — The Houston Astros have fired manager Bo Porter in his second season with the club. General manager Jeff Luhnow says the decision wasn’t based on Houston’s record but because “we need a new direction in our clubhouse.” “Bo’s passion and energy are unparalleled, and his desire to win unquestioned,” Luhnow said in a statement. “This decision was not made...
Via NESN.com
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Fire Manager Bo Porter

The Houston Astros have sent Bo Porter packing after less then two years as the team’s manager. Porter, who was hired on as the skipper prior to last season, has fielded a consistently rebuilding team and a 110-190 record as manager was the end result.  .@Astros have relieved Bo Porter of managerial duties. Tom Lawless will take over as manager on interim basis for remainder of...
Via Sportsnaut
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros relieve manager Bo Porter of his duties

According to a team press release, the Houston Astros have fired their manager Bo Porter. The team additionally relieved Bench Coach Dave Trembley of his duties. Tom Lawless will be the team’s interim manager for the remainder of the 2014 season. This move may not come as a surprise to many, as earlier in the […]
Via On-Base Talk
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tension Growing Between Astros' Manager Bo Porter, GM Jeff Luhnow

General manager Jeff Luhnow and manager Bo Porter are at odds, according to multiple major-league sources. Porter expressed his frustration with Luhnow to owner Jim Crane in a conversation earlier this month, sources said. Luhnow and Crane declined comment. Porter also declined comment, saying, “My focus is on managing and finishing the season strong.” Porter’s frustration...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros manager says players were disrespectful to Roger Clemens

The Houston Astros should take all the advice they can get. They have not won more than 56 games in a season since 2010, and their record has gotten more embarrassing each year since. Last season, Houston won just 51 games. Given their resume, the players would be wise to listen when people like Roger […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Porter hired as Houston Astros manager

Bo Porter has been hired as manager of the Houston Astros. Porter, who was the Washington Nationals third base coach this season, replaces Brad Mills, who was fired last month. Tony DeFrancesco has served as interim manager. Porter will lead the rebuilding effort of a young team that has the worst record in the majors, wrapping up its second straight 100-loss season. The Astros...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Sources: Porter to manage Astros

The Houston Astros will enter the American League next season with a new manager. Washington Nationals third base coach Bo Porter will be named to the position on Thursday morning, major-league sources say. The Astros also interviewed Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez, Boston Red Sox bench coach Tim Bogar and their own interim manager, Tony DeFrancesco. Jeff Luhnow, the...
Via Fox Sports
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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