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Daniel G. Habib
May 19, 2003
BARELY MANAGING
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May 19, 2003

The Heat Index

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BARELY MANAGING

Jerry Manuel
Mike Hargrove
Lloyd McClendon

BOILING OVER
MELTING
OVER-HEATING
SWEATING

With summer approaching, it's time to get a read on which skippers are on the hot seat. After Jeff Torborg got the quick hook in Florida, other firings may be imminent. White Sox G.M. Kenny Williams hasn't given manager Jerry Manuel a vote of confidence this year, and it appears that Manuel could take the fall for his underachieving team. Also, time may be running out for the Orioles' Mike Hargrove, whose club dropped four straight, including three to the lowly Tigers, and the Pirates' Lloyd McClendon, who's even getting blamed for dwindling attendance.

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