If the team performs poorly, he won’t be back in the Queen City.
Baker has brought prosperity to the Reds during his tenure in Cincinnati, with the peak of success coming the form of a 2010 National League championship. With that being said, Baker has made a number of questionable moves and managerial decisions over the years that have left fans scratching their heads.
That trend continues in 2012. A variety of moves, decisions and expectations are now weighing on Baker’s shoulders, and the results will have massive implications on his future in Cincinnati and the MLB.
Here are eight reasons Dusty Baker is skating on thin ice to start 2012: