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Huston Street Doesn't Like Former Manager Bob Geren

For two seasons (2007-2008), Huston Street was Bob Geren's closer (more so in 2008 than 2007) for the Oakland Athletics. But then in the fall of 2008, the Athletics and the Rockies consummated a deal that sent Matt Holliday to the Bay Area and Huston Street, Carlos Gonzalez and Greg Smith to the Rockies.

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Street immediately became the closer as Brian Fuentes left through free agency for the Los Angeles Angels. A few seasons later, Fuentes signed on with the Athletics' bullpen. He became the closer with Andrew Bailey on the disabled list. Oh, that was until recent events. He was put into two tie-game situations without any discussion with Geren about this. Fuentes then ripped Geren for being a poor manager.

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But it didn't end there. Street sent a text to the San Francisco Chronicle that said Geren was the:

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"least favorite person I have ever encountered in sports."

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Ooph. How much longer can Geren hold on in Oakland? His team has never had a winning record since he took over in 2007, but he did finish second in the AL West at 81-81 in 2010. This season the A's are 23-26.

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h/t to Baseball Nation

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