- Dusty Baker is likely to retire as Houston Astros manager following their ALCS exit
- Reports suggest that Baker has told multiple people he will not be returning next season
- Baker has expressed his desire to spend more time with his family after a long baseball career
Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker is likely to retire following their disappointing exit from the ALCS. After being crushed in Games 6 and 7, speculation immediately arose regarding potential offseason changes for the team. Although Baker has not officially announced his retirement, multiple reports have indicated that he has informed individuals both inside and outside the organization that he will not return as manager next season. While some may be surprised by his decision, the 74-year-old has openly questioned his future and expressed a desire to spend more time with his family. With an impressive managerial career spanning 26 seasons and accolades including a World Series ring, Baker’s retirement would leave big shoes to fill for the Astros. The team will need to act swiftly in finding a replacement as other teams are already making progress in their own managerial searches.
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