Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Reds name Jim Riggleman as new third base coach

While it was discussed over the weekend that Delino DeShields would manage the Louisville Bats in 2015 (though the Reds have no yet announced that move), there had been no word on what the role for the manager for the last two seasons. Yesterday that all changed, and it seemed that the speculation by everyone was on target as the team announced that Jim Riggleman would be the new...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds promote Jim Riggleman to third base coach

The only chance on the Cincinnati Reds coach staff will be their third base coach. Jim Riggleman has been promoted to the position replacing Steve Smith. The Reds suffered 86 losses in 2014, their most since 2008. Riggleman joined the Reds in 2012 as a manager of their Double-A affiliate. He moved up to the Triple-A level the last two seasons and now returns to the big leagues....
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds announce new 3B coach

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Reds today named Jim Riggleman third base coach for the Major League team. Riggleman, 62, joined the organization's player development department in 2012 as manager of the new Class AA affiliate in Pensacola, then in 2013 and 2014 served as manager at Class AAA Louisville. He has been a manager, coach or instructor at the professional level since...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  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

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

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

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

WATCH: Jameis Winston shoves ref

Florida DL supports Will Muschamp with eye black

Jay Gruden: RG3 has been 'coddled'

LeBron: Love needs to 'demand' the ball

Bills-Jets game will be free admission

Pete Carroll: Lynch is 'our guy'

Which NFL team will get the #1 pick?

Game of the week: Patriots vs. Lions

Report: Padres join hunt for Sandoval

Golic recreates Kardashian butt pic

Adrian Peterson speaks out

NFLPA appeals Peterson suspension

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.