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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 afternoon
The Houston Astros Tossed A Band-Aid Into A Flowing River Of BloodUpdated Aug 19, 2012 Share TweetManager 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…Source: deadspin.com
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.
NFL - Mailbag: Youth is served at QBAug 19Week 1 of the preseason highlighted QB questions around the league, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
Source -- San Diego Chargers' Vincent Brown out at least 8 weeks with brok…Aug 19San Diego Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown will be out at least eight weeks with a broken left ankle, a source told ESPN.com's John Clayton.