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Orioles' Buck Showalter, Nationals' Matt Williams named managers of the year

...96 wins. He got 18 first-place votes and 109 points, joining Houston's Hal Lanier (1986), San Francisco's Dusty Baker (1993) and Florida's Joe Girardi (2006) as the only men to win in their first seasons as a major league manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-11/orioles-buck-showalter-n
Rookie managers mold teams in their image

...one of many that made clear Williams would do things his way, something he was taught by a couple of his managers, Dusty Baker and Bob Brenly."Dusty told me to be me. You can't ... try to be somebody that you're not. When Bryce didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-01/rookie-managers-mold-tea
Pirates surge late to claim 2-1 series lead

...sinus infection and baffling them with a series of changeups and sliders that ended Cincinnati's season and manager Dusty Baker's tenure.Liriano narrowly escaped damage in the third Sunday when Matt Holliday lined to right with the bases loaded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-06/pirates-surge-late-claim
Alex Rodriguez sues Major League Baseballl, Commissioner Bud Selig

...on the grievance by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz is not likely for several months.REDS: One very bad week clinched Dusty Baker's fate. The Reds decided they weren't going to bring him back.Not after they ended the season with six losses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-04/alex-rodriguez-sues-majo
Pirates clinch playoff berth

...a single off the wall in the 10th inning, and the Reds clinched a playoff berth with the Nationals' loss.Manager Dusty Baker said there would be no celebration of a wild-card clinching, not with a second straight NL Central title still in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-09-23/pirates-clinch-playoff-b
Freddie Freeman puts topper on special day

...two runs with a first-inning double and added run-scoring singles in the second and fourth innings.Reds manager Dusty Baker said it was Freeman's day."He's riding high," Baker said. "The All-Star selection, he has everything going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-11/freddie-freeman-puts-topper-speci
Atlanta Braves' loss to the Cincinnati Reds is costly

...Upton was thrown out at second by Bruce.NOTES: Reds LHP Sean Marshall threw to batters before the game. Manager Dusty Baker said Marshall is closer to returning from his second DL stint with a sore left shoulder. ... RHP Homer Bailey will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-12/atlanta-braves-loss-cinc
Minor, subs lead Braves to 5-2 win

...Todd Frazier's liner to third base."It's disheartening to see it happening over and over again," Reds manager Dusty Baker said of the wasted scoring opportunity. "(Minor) wasn't sharp. We had him on the ropes and then we came out with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-13/minor-subs-lead-braves-5-2-win
Reds too much for NL East-leading Braves

...scored three runs as the Reds split the four-game series."It makes for a better All-Star break," Reds manager Dusty Baker said. "We had a chance to really take three out of four or maybe even sweep them but we'll take what we got."Reds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-14/reds-too-much-nl-east-le
Designated hitter debate rages on some 40 years later

...training. The home team is supposed to decide whether or not to use it and sometimes managers disagree.Cincinnati's Dusty Baker wanted to use Shin-Soo Choo in that role for an exhibition game in March as a precaution for his tight right quadriceps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-17/designated-hitter-debate