Geren relieved as #Athletics manager. Bob Melvin has been named interim manager for the remainder of the 2011 season.— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) June 9, 2011
Turns out the A's have lost nine games in a row, which is the kind of thing that spurs a front office to replace a generic white guy with another generic white guy. They're both named Bob for God's sake. Also, congratulations to Brian Fuentes.