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Baseball great Dusty Baker wants to harness the power of the sun

The avuncular baseball legend, who played with Hank Aaron and managed Barry Bonds years before the Washington Nationals fired him in 2017, is competing in a new arena.


Norman Chad: Managerial expectations set too high

In 10 seasons as New York Yankees manager, Joe Girardi produced 10 winning records, six playoff appearances and a World Series title.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017

Baker gone as manager of Nationals after two N.L. East titles

Dusty Baker’s time as the manager of the Washington Nationals is over after two seasons, two N.L. East titles and zero playoff series victories. The Nationals announced Friday that they …


Nationals draft manager Dusty Baker’s son Darren

Darren Baker got scooped up by dad’s team again.


Bryce Harper’s suspension dropped to 3 games

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper has agreed to drop his appeal of a four-game suspension and will have one game shaved from the punishment.


Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer ‘probably’ not ready for opening day

N.L. Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer probably will miss the Washington Nationals’ opener against Miami on April 3 because of a stress fracture in his right ring finger.


MLB Notes: Study says MLB teams could do better hiring minorities, women

Major League Baseball teams could do a better job of hiring minority candidates for managing and GM posts or women for VP and other administrative positions, according to an annual …


MLB notes: Royals exercise options on Alcides Escobar, Wade Davis

The World Series champion Kansas City Royals kept on shaping their roster for next season on Thursday, exercising an $8 million option on All-Star closer Wade Davis and $5.25 million …


Dusty Baker takes reins in nation’s capital

Dusty Baker got another managing job, this time with the Washington Nationals. And Major League Baseball got another black skipper, something the man in charge of the sport called “encouraging.”


Reds choose Bryan Price for next manager

The Reds stayed in-house for their next manager, giving pitching coach Bryan Price a three-year deal Tuesday to take the team deep into the playoffs. The job carries enormous expectations …


Reds fire Dusty Baker

The Cincinnati Reds fired Dusty Baker on Friday, parting ways with the manager who led them to their best stretch of success since the Big Red Machine but couldn’t get …


In Brief

Reds hand Baker 2-year extension