Last night showed me I don't need to be here again,'' Long told the paper shortly after he was called out on strikes with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night to end Oakland's season in a 4-3 loss to Boston in the deciding game of their American League Division Series.Report: Long wants trade from Athletics Oct 08, 2003
He's sorry he's creating a lot of lost sleep for a lot of peopleBrewers' Hoffman benched after blown saves May 19, 2010
Kenneth Edward Macha (pronounced /ˈmɑːkə/; born September 29, 1950, in Monroeville, Pennsylvania) is a former Major League Baseball player. From 2003 to 2006 he served as manager of the Oakland Athletics, whom he guided to the American League's Western Division championship in both his first season and his final season with the team. Macha also managed the Milwaukee Brewers from 2009 to 2010.