Quantcast

Diamondbacks fire former Wildcat Hale and GM Stewart - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

Diamondbacks fire former Wildcat Hale and GM Stewart

Posted: Updated:

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have fired general manager Dave Stewart and manager Chip Hale after a second consecutive losing season.
    
The team announced in a release on Monday that it will discuss an appropriate role for Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa in the future.
    
La Russa was hired by the Diamondbacks in 2014 and among his first moves were to bring in Stewart and Hale.
    
Arizona had upgraded expectations this season after signing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke to a $206 million contract and adding right-hander Shelby Miller.
    
The Diamondbacks got off to a slow start and underachieved all season, finishing with a 69-93 record to miss the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season.

(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

WEATHER
Interactive Radar
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • FBI wiretaps show Sean Miller discussed $100K payment to sign Ayton

    FBI wiretaps show Sean Miller discussed $100K payment to sign Ayton

    Saturday, February 24 2018 2:09 AM EST2018-02-24 07:09:47 GMT

    According to a report by ESPN, the FBI wiretapped a phone conversation between Arizona's head coach Sean Miller and Christian Dawkins, a figure in the FBI's investigation into college basketball corruption.

    According to a report by ESPN, the FBI wiretapped a phone conversation between Arizona's head coach Sean Miller and Christian Dawkins, a figure in the FBI's investigation into college basketball corruption.

  • Why next year's flu vaccine will be lousy, too

    Why next year's flu vaccine will be lousy, too

    Saturday, February 24 2018 2:10 PM EST2018-02-24 19:10:16 GMT

    Work started this week on next season’s flu vaccine, with experts working off forecasts about which strains of the influenza virus will be making the rounds.

    Work started this week on next season’s flu vaccine, with experts working off forecasts about which strains of the influenza virus will be making the rounds.

  • Deandre Ayton family releases statement regarding FBI

    Deandre Ayton family releases statement regarding FBI

    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:31 PM EST2018-02-25 01:31:29 GMT
    Deandre Ayton, the Arizona star player whose name came up in the FBI wiretap of Christian Dawkins, has released a statement from his family and his lawyer to ESPN. Arizona freshman DeAndre Ayton was questioned by FBI about alleged pay-for-play scheme and denied knowledge; his attorney asks for FBI and NCAA to clear his name pic.twitter.com/9cBJzPZQm8 — Mark Schlabach (@Mark_Schlabach) February 25, 2018 Ayton has been cleared to play against Oregon Saturday night.
    Deandre Ayton, the Arizona star player whose name came up in the FBI wiretap of Christian Dawkins, has released a statement from his family and his lawyer to ESPN. Arizona freshman DeAndre Ayton was questioned by FBI about alleged pay-for-play scheme and denied knowledge; his attorney asks for FBI and NCAA to clear his name pic.twitter.com/9cBJzPZQm8 — Mark Schlabach (@Mark_Schlabach) February 25, 2018 Ayton has been cleared to play against Oregon Saturday night.
Powered by Frankly

© KVOA.com 2018, KVOA.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?