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Reds managerial rumors: Bryan Price, Jim Riggleman, Eduardo Perez

With the firing of veteran skipper Dusty Baker, the Cincinnati Reds begin their offseason with the unexpected task of finding a new manager. That search is in it’s opening stages, as the Baker announcement was just made yesterday, but there are already several names surfacing in the search, including in-house candidates Bryan Price and Jim Riggleman and Houston Astros bench...
Via MLB Injury News
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The Louisville Bats introduce Jim Riggleman, name coaches and other notes

Yesterday the Louisville Bats introduced Jim Riggleman to the media. At the press conference they also announced that Ted Power would be returning as the pitching coach and that Tony Jaramillo would be the hitting coach for the Bats. Jaramillo was the hitting coach with Pensacola in 2012. The Louisville Courier-Journal has up an article with some video from the press conference....
Via Reds Minor Leagues
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Though unlikely, Jays should give Jim Riggleman chance of managing this team

          According to MLB trade rumors, it seems like the Toronto Blue Jays are close to naming their next manager. Reports are, it will be former Nationals and Indians manager Manny Acta. The Jays have gotten most of the talk of this young offseason, as they pulled off the blockbuster trade with the Miami Marlins and added OF Melky Cabrera as a free agent. Though this...
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Mostly Jim Riggleman regrets the bus rides

"I don’t know that I would have been a part of this team if I...whatever." (Jim Riggleman, via Washington Post, 10/4/2012) So the Washington Post's Adam Kilgore registered a must-read interview with ex-Nats manager Jim Riggleman, in which Riggleman stood by his decision to quit last year. Sounds like the only thing Riggleman regrets is the bus rides: “The...
Via Nationals Enquirer
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

On the one-year anniversary of Jim Riggleman quitting...

What better way to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the shocking day Jim Riggleman quit as manager of the Washington Nationals than with the classic photo above of Riggleman drowning his sorrows that night with some young ladies at Caddies in Bethesda. "I was solving the world's problems last night at Caddies...I had to let those ladies get a look at me...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Sasquatch Jim Riggleman and Sparkles

At Offbase, we've had plenty of fun with Jim Riggleman in the past. Once, I even yelled out my patented 'Stinkelman!' at a Nationals-Braves game.Anyway, I sit down for an evening of Double-A baseball in Birmingham Saturday and who is managing the visiting Pensacola Blue Wahoos? Mr. Riggleman, of course."Jim! Can I get a picture? more?" was probably...
Via Off Base Percentage
June 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Jim Riggleman intends to manage in the big leagues again

Jim Riggleman will return to an on-the-field position next spring, when he manages the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, the AA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. Many baseball observers would probably say Riggleman is now destined for a life in the minor leagues, having resigned one of the 30 big league managerial jobs that exist in the universe. Read full article >>
Via Washington Post
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Jim Riggleman Hired as Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos Manager

Former Washington Nationals Manager Jim Riggleman has been hired as the Manager of the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos of the Cincinnati Reds organization, according to Jon Heyman of  This ends the five month mini-saga trying to predict where the former Nats skipper would land next. As every Nationals fan remembers vividly, Riggleman abruptly resigned on June 23rd following...
Via The Nats Blog
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Jim Riggleman will have a blast in Pensacola, no doubt.

(Bottoms up! Jim Riggleman drinking with the ladies at Caddies the night he quit his job managing the Nats.) Sunday night: Reports of pigs flying, snowball fights in hell, cats and dogs living in peace, and Jim Riggleman managing* a baseball team again. *Okay, so what if it's a minor league gig with AA affiliate of the Red, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos? (Meanwhile, Laynce...
Via Nationals Enquirer
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Worst Moments of 2011 - #1: Jim Riggleman Resigns As Washington Nationals Manager

In the final installment of the Worst Moments of the Washington Nationals 2011 season, we recall the day that Nats fans will remember forever: Jim Riggleman's abrupt resignation as Nationals manager on June 23, 2011. A day that will stick in the minds of DC baseball fans forever started on an optimistic note.  On June 23rd, the Nationals beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 on a Laynce...
Via The Nats Blog
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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