Dusty Baker will be the new manager of the Astros
USA Today's Bob Nightengale is reporting that the Astros have reached an agreement with Dusty Baker to be the new manager of the Astros.
The Houston #Astros and Dusty Baker have reached agreement on a short-term deal to become their new manager
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) January 29, 2020
Nightengale reported on Tuesday that Baker would be the Astros next manager, and now The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal has confirmed the report.
For more thoughts on how the hiring of Dusty Baker will impact the Astros, be sure to check out Chris Campise's article here on SportsMap.
Now that Houston has hired their manager, they can focus on hiring a GM to replace Jeff Luhnow. Peter Woodfork, MLB's vice president of baseball operations, and former San Francisco Giants GM Bobby Evans are both in contention for the position.
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