Pedrique replaces Brenly in lost season
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks fired manager Bob Brenly on Friday in the midst of their worst season since their expansion campaign of 1998.
Diamondbacks' third-base coach Al Pedrique was named interim manager for the remainder of the season.
Hall of Famer Robin Yount, the team's bench coach, resigned out of loyalty to Brenly, general manager Joe Garagiola Jr. said. Pitching coach Chuck Kniffin also was fired.
Pedrique, who played parts of three seasons with the Mets, ...
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