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Tony DeFrancesco’s first game as a major league manager “didn’t work out the way I wanted,” he said Sunday afternoon. But after more than 500 games as a catcher in the minor leagues and more than 2,300 games as a minor league manager, an afternoonShare Tweet
The Houston Astros Tossed A Band-Aid Into A Flowing River Of Blooddeadspin.com Aug 19, 2012Manager Brad Mills was fired last night. No longer shall he be burdened with holding the rudder of the one-player-currently-making-more-than-$750,000-Houston Astros. The team announced the move via email last night, following a particularly Houston Astr…Share Tweet
Long As It takesAug 19Pedro Alvarez homered in the 19th inning, and Andrew McCutchen added insurance with a two-run single to give the Pirates a 6-3 marathon win.
Astros Fire Brad MillsAug 19The Houston Astros have fired manager Brad Mills along with two other coaches.