Lou Piniella announced earlier this season that he would retire at year's end. Now, it appears that the often unpredictable skipper has adjusted those plans.
He is 1835-1712 for his career as a manager entering his final game, and won the 1990 World Series with the Cincinnati Reds. He also spent stints with the Yankees, Mariners, Devil Rays and Cubs, and won three Manager of the Year awards.
During his managerial career, he made a name for himself with his ejection antics, as well as his volatile behavior away from the field.
As an outfielder for 18 seasons, Piniella batted .291 and compiled over 1700 hits, predominantly with the Yankees. He won the AL Rookie of the Year award in 1969 and led the AL in doubles in 1972.
Third base coach Mike Quade will take over as manager for the remainder of the season, ESPN reports.
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