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Diamondbacks announce managerial candidates

After firing Kirk Gibson the Arizona Diamondbacks are searching for a new manager. They’re casting a wide net this time around and plan on speaking with many people about the position. Today the team announced the first six candidates that they plan to speak with. Three of the candidates are internal – Double-A manager Andy Green, who interviewed Tuesday, Triple-A manager Phil...
Via My Sports Rumors
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D-backs will keep roster intact

Mandatory Credit: A few days after the Arizona Diamondbacks cleaned house with the firing of both GM Kevin Towers and manager Kirk Gibson (Replaced by Dave Stewart and Alan Trammel), they begin to fix the damage endured after a tumultuous 64 win season. While the office may have been cleaned and overhauled, the roster will remain intact. “Don’t expect much change at...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
18 hours 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...
4 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
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Arizona Diamondbacks: Gibson fired

The Arizona Diamondbacks have relieved manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell of their duties. The move came just a day after the team announced the hiring of Dave Stewart as general manager. Stewart will help select the team’s new manager along with chief baseball officer Tony La Russa and team president/CEO Derrick Hall. Gibson became interim manager for the Diamondbacks...
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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
5 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
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Kirk Gibson, Alan Trammell fired by Diamondbacks

Who couldn’t see this one coming? The Arizona Diamondbacks announced on Friday that Kirk Gibson and Alan Trammell have been “relieved of their duties” aka fired. This move was inevitable ever since Tony La Russa was hired in May as the team’s chief baseball operator. First it was GM Kevin Towers who got the axe […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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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
5 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...
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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