Cubs GM Hendry says Baker's job not in danger

Updated: May 27, 2006, 2:52 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry said Saturday manager Dusty Baker's job was safe in the wake of the team's jaw-dropping slump.

The Cubs had lost 19 of their last 23 games before facing Atlanta on Saturday.

After losing three straight to the last-place Marlins, the Cubs suffered perhaps their worst loss of the season Friday when closer Ryan Dempster gave up three ninth-inning runs as second baseman Neifi Perez made two errors on the same play in a gut-wrenching ...

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