Sitting at 64-92, a disappointing record for any team in Major League Baseball, the Cleveland Indians have fired manager Eric Wedge. And, in a sign that the club is completely retooling, will announce at a 1:30 p.m. ET press conference at Progressive Field that Wedge’s entire coaching staff will be let go, as well.
In seven years, Wedge had brought the Indians exactly one playoff berth, the 2007 season where the Indians lost 4 games to 3 to the Boston Red Sox in the ALCS. That year, the Indians posted a 96-66 record. Wedge has currently amassed a 560-568 (.496) record while with Cleveland.
Wedge will be retained through the end of the season. The coaching staff could be rehired by the new manager, once in place.
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