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Dusty Baker

Manager Dusty Baker #12 of the San Francisco Giants smiles prior to Game five of the 2002 World Series against the Anaheim Angels at Pacific Bell Park on October 24, 2002 in San Francisco, California. The Giants defeated the Angels 16-4 (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Former Giants Manager Dusty Baker Trades In Dugout For Season In NorCal Garden

Baseball is still close to Baker’s heart, that’s for sure. But after being fired by Cincinnati last October, he is working on more than a half-dozen business projects at once out of his Sacramento-area home — not to mention helping 15-year-old son Darren and his freshman pals with their swings in the family batting cage.

03/25/2014

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Devin Mesoraco Could Mean Extra Value At Catcher For Reds

Devin Mesoraco is an x-factor who could provide extra value to a team that’s already one of the best in the big leagues.

03/25/2013

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Daily Madden: When Coaches Go Toe To Toe

In spring training play, Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker and Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson argued at home plate before the game over whether to use the DH. It reminded John Madden of incidents he had with other head coaches, including the late Norm ‘The Dutchman’ Van Brocklin.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/05/2013

Dewayne Wise #45 of the New York Yankees falls into the stands attempting a catch off the bat of Jack Hannahan #9 of the Cleveland Indians in the seventh-inning at Yankee Stadium on June 26, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Catch That Wasn’t

The Cleveland Indians lost to the Yankees 6-4 Tuesday night in a game that featured a Yankees player fooling an umpire in a key situation. With two outs and a runner on third, outfielder Dewayne Wise dove into the stands for a foul ball down the third base line and emerged a few second later holding his glove in the air.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2012