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Expanded replay might make baseball more civil

...thrown out.The new rules could dramatically change the tone of watching a game. After all, the rants that Bobby Cox, Lou Piniella and Earl Weaver became known for are part of baseball history offering plenty of entertainment value.Angels pitcher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-11/expanded-replay-might-ma
Piniella bows out with loss

CHICAGO --- Lou Piniella had 48 fulfilling years in baseball to think about, rather than...team about the decision."When you get a speech like that from Lou Piniella, first of all, your heart goes out to his family. It's not like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-08-22/piniella-bows-out-loss
Baseball | Braves | Sports
MLB Notes

...Soriano's sore hamstring is healing quickly and the Cubs center fielder hopes to return as soon as this weekend. Manager Lou Piniella said it'll probably be early next week before his leadoff hitter is ready. Soriano, who signed a club-record eight-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/21/bas_125601.shtml
Baseball
Colvin makes Cubs roster

...overall pick in the 2006 draft who debuted with Chicago over six games last season, got a hit minutes after manager Lou Piniella said the 24-year-old has won a backup outfielder job.Colvin, who got a chance this month with Xavier Nady rehabilitating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-03-28/colvin-makes-cubs-roster
Baseball | Sports
Jones' homer, closer bail out Atlanta

...Jones likes the new look of Atlanta's bullpen.Questions about Chicago's bullpen already are starting to irritate Lou Piniella.Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning, setting up Billy Wagner's first save, and the Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-04-08/jones-homer-closer-bail-
Baseball | Braves | Sports
Cubs suffer big setback despite win

...with a broken left hand after he was hit by a pitch. "A bad break for us. Just an unfortunate thing," Cubs manager Lou Piniella said. "It's a shame, it really is. Things happen in baseball." Soriano was hit by Atlanta starter Jeff Bennett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/12/bra_461876.shtml
Braves
DeRosa back after heart procedure

...correct an irregular heartbeat. "He's anxious to play, and we're anxious to give him some work," Cubs manager Lou Piniella said before the game. DeRosa's procedure took about an hour on Feb. 28. It involved using electrical energy to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/11/bas_190549.shtml
Baseball
Crawford out of lineup with sore shoulder

...starting lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles because of a sore right shoulder. Manager Lou Piniella said Crawford will undergo an MRI on Wednesday. "The shoulder is bothering him," Piniella said. "He'll be out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/01/bas_427092.shtml
Baseball
Devil Rays rout Rangers

...season-high seven-game losing streak Thursday with a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers. Afterward, manager Lou Piniella met for the first time with some members of a group led by New York investor Stuart Sternberg, whose purchase of 48...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/14/bas_415494.shtml
Baseball
Elia undergoing tests for abdominal discomfort

...66-year-old Elia could be released Saturday. "All the tests they've done on him have been negative," Tampa Bay manager Lou Piniella said before Friday night's game with the Chicago White Sox. "They haven't found anything. But he had some discomfort...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/17/hoc_412463.shtml
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