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Rangers hire Jeff Banister as manager

...Green as third base coach and Glenn Sherlock bench coach.Sherlock shifts from third base coach and is among six from former manager Kirk Gibson's staff who are being retained. Another is Henry Blanco, who will return as coach and will be bullpen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-16/pirates-hire-jeff-banist
Braves' Fredi Gonzalez says staff decisions could come in several days

...permission to interview Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale for the team's vacant manager position.Hale is a former manager of the Diamondbacks' Triple-A affiliate and was on the big league coaching staff, either as infield coach or third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-02/braves-fredi-gonzalez-sa
Cardinals will keep Michael Wacha in bullpen for NLDS

...Fernandez underwent surgery May 16 and hopes to return around midseason in 2015. DIAMONDBACKS: Well-traveled former manager Jim Tracy and ex-Arizona infielder Jay Bell are among seven candidates identified by the team to be interviewed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-01/cardinals-will-keep-mich
Astros slugger Chris Carter OK toiling in anonymity

...wasn't being productive and being the DH, if you're not hitting then there's nothing else you can really do."Former manager Bo Porter, who was fired Monday, lauded Carter for his even demeanor, saying: "He's always the same guy."Shy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-02/astros-slugger-chris-car
Defense attorney grills former peanut plant manager in trial linked to salmonella outbreak

...they questioned a co-defendant, who is a key prosecution witness.The co-defendant, Samuel Lightsey, was a former manager of a Georgia peanut processing plant blamed in the 2008-09 outbreak. He was indicted along with his former boss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-19/defense-attorney-grills-forme
Across the region

Ex-manager says he lied to investigatorsALBANY, GA. - A former manager of a south Georgia peanut processing plant blamed for a deadly salmonella outbreak says he lied to federal investigators to protect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-14/across-region
Former peanut plant manager testimony dominates first 2 weeks of salmonella outbreak trial

ALBANY, Ga. - Two weeks into the trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak, testimony by a former manager of a southwest Georgia peanut plant blamed for the outbreak has dominated the court's time.Samuel Lightsey has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-15/former-peanut-plant-manager-t
Ex-manager at Ga. plant linked to deadly peanut outbreak says 'scared to death' by lab test

ALBANY, Ga. - The former manager of a peanut processor linked to a deadly outbreak of salmonella testified Tuesday he was "scared to death" the first time he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-12/ex-manager-ga-plant-linked-de
Managing rivals will get their due

...of getting to the Hall of Fame."That's exactly where he's headed Sunday.Torre will be inducted with fellow former managers Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa in what is a banner year for the baseball shrine. Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-25/managing-rivals-will-get
City administrator candidates talk strange line

...administrative officer of Bibb County, Ga., "does not get caught up in political issues."Janice Allen Jackson, a former manager of Albany, Ga., and current principal of a management, marketing and strategic planning firm, "looks past politics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-07-12/city-administra