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Blue Jays fire Gibbons, bring back Cito Gaston

Updated: June 21, 2008, 6:28 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- John Gibbons was fired by the last-place Toronto Blue Jays on Friday and replaced by Cito Gaston, who led the team to World Series titles in 1992 and 1993.

The Blue Jays began the day 35-39, having lost five straight and 13 of their past 17 games to fall 10 games behind first-place Boston in the AL East.

Gibbons' $650,000, one-year contract was to expire at the end of the year. He is the third major league manager fired this week, following Willie Randolph of the New ...

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