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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Angels hire Tony La Russa as baseball operations special assistant

The Angels have announced that the organization hired Tony La Russa as a special assistant in baseball operations.

La Russa, 75, had been the vice president and a special assistant to the president of baseball operations with the Red Sox for the past two years. From May 2014 to November 2017, La Russa was the chief baseball officer and, later, the chief baseball analyst with the Diamondbacks.

So, any thoughts as for how much actual power La Russa will have?

 

QLE Posted: November 13, 2019 at 12:24 AM | 21 comment(s)
  Beats: angels, tony la russa

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa remaining with Red Sox

The Red Sox aren’t fully cleaning house of Dave Dombrowski’s top lieutenants—Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa has agreed to remain with the organization, per an industry source.

La Russa arrived as a special assistant to Dombrowski, but he ingratiated himself to the entire baseball operations department. A constant presence at Fenway Park and a frequent observer on the road, La Russa served not only as a sounding board for manager Alex Cora, but anyone in the organization who wanted to draw on his 56 years of big league experience.

Wait- this doesn’t mean he’ll end up being the one calling the shots in practice, does it?

 

QLE Posted: September 21, 2019 at 01:04 AM | 7 comment(s)
  Beats: red sox, tony la russa

 

 

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