Dusty Baker close to return
PITTSBURGH -- Dusty Baker is going to rejoin the Cincinnati Reds in St. Louis after missing 11 games because of a mini-stroke, and he will manage the team during the final series of the regular season.
Interim manager Chris Speier said Baker will meet the Reds in St. Louis on Sunday night after their game in Pittsburgh. Cincinnati opens a three-game series against the Cardinals on Monday.
"It'll be just like he never missed a beat," said Speier, the Reds' usual bench coach.
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