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Baker Ends Tenure With Reds

Baker With 2B Brandon Phillips

After their loss in the wild card game the focus of the Reds front office turned to next season. It didn't take them long to determine that they wanted a new manager going forward. Dusty Baker led the Reds to three 90-win seasons, but went 2-7 in the postseason. Owner Bob Castellini and GM Walt Jocketty will now search for someone they feel can lead the team to the next level.

There was a lot of disappointment with Cincinnati fans after the Reds departed early from the playoffs and their front office must have been among them because Friday it was announced that Dusty Baker would not return as their manager. Baker assumed his position as their skipper in 2008, his third stint as a MLB manager, and after a couple of sub-.500 seasons he led them to their first postseason... Recommended Stories

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