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Chip Hale to manage Arizona Diamondbacks

My first reaction upon hearing that Tony La Russa and the Arizona Diamondbacks had hired Chip Hale to manage the team was, "Who?" And yeah, Walter William "Chip" Hale is not a household name. He played parts of seven seasons as a utility guy, Mostly for the Twins and finished up his minor league career with Memphis, the Cardinals' Triple-A affiliate. As...
Via The Flagrant Fan
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Hire Chip Hale as New Manager

Fresh off a 2014 season that saw them finish with the worst record in baseball, the Arizona Diamondbacks have hired Chip Hale to replace Kirk Gibson as the team’s manager (via CBS Sports). OFFICIAL: Chip Hale has been named the 7th manager in #Dbacks history. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) October 13, 2014 While Hale has no MLB managerial experience, he has been seen as a...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks to name Chip Hale manager

The Arizona Diamondbacks will name Chip Hale their next manager, reports multiple media outlets. Hale will replace Kirk Gibson, who was dismissed with three days remaining in the 2014 season.  The Diamondbacks finished with the worst record in the major leagues at 64-98. Hale, 49, was the Oakland Athletics bench coach this season.  Hale was the third-base and infield coach under...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Hale will be the new Diamondbacks manager

The Arizona Diamondbacks are expected to replace Kirk Gibson as their manager with former Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale. The Arizona #Dbacks are expected to announce today the hiring of Chip Hale as their manager. Hale had been the #Athletics bench coach. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) October 13, 2014 Hale managed for six years in the Diamondbacks organization,...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor Leaguer Tears ACL On Home Run Trot, Hops All Way Around Bases (Video)

Move on over, Kirk Gibson, you’ve got company when it comes to dramatic home run trots. OK, so Sean Smith’s home run Friday night in a playoff game in the indepedent Atlantic League didn’t mean quite as much as Gibson’s 1988 World Series home run, but there’s no denying it was still pretty cool. Smith, playing for the York Revolution, hit a game-tying home run in the Revolution’s...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks relieve Kirk Gibson of managerial duties

(AP Photo)   #Dbacks manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell have been relieved of their duties. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) September 26, 2014   As an extremely forgettable season winds down, the Diamondbacks have relieved manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell of their duties. With three games left, the Diamondbacks currently own the worst record in...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks fire Kirk Gibson, Alan Trammell

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced Friday that manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell have been dismissed from their respective roles. The team will immediately begin a search for a new manager. The Diamondbacks new senior vice president and general manager Dave Stewar, who will be introduced Friday, will have an important role in selecting the new manager, Tony La...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks fire manager Kirk Gibson

About to wrap up a season that will see them finish with the worst record in baseball, the Arizona Diamondbacks and new executive Tony La Russa have fired manager Kirk Gibson. Tony La Russa cleans house, as #Diamondbacks fire manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell — HardballTalk (@HardballTalk) September 26, 2014 It’s been an incredibly disappointing...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kirk Gibson era is mercifully over in Arizona

On Thursday, Dave Stewart was hired by the Diamondbacks to be their GM. On Friday, Stewart fired manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell, ending a tenure that bordered on infuriating at times. #Dbacks manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell have been relieved of their duties. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) September 26, 2014 This was well-overdue for the...
Via The Outside Corner
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks narrow GM search

The Arizona Diamondbacks have narrowed their search for a new general manager. Several candidates have removed themselves from consideration and are staying with their former team. The latest to do so was Gary LaRocque who elected to remain the farm director for the St. Louis Cardinals Monday. Varying reports about the Diamondbacks general manager search surfaced Monday. CBS reported...
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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