Blue Jays fire Gibbons, bring back Cito Gaston
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 10½ 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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