Braves fire manager Fredi Gonzalez
Fredi Gonzalez's time with the Atlanta Braves has come to an end.
The Braves fired the skipper, as well as bench coach Carlos Tosca, on Tuesday.
Gwinnett Braves manager Brian Snitker, who served as Atlanta's third base coach from 2006-13, will replace Gonzalez in an interim role for the remainder of the season.
Meanwhile, Terry Pendleton will move from first base coach to bench coach, Eddie Perez moves to first base coach, and Marty Reed is now the bullpen coach. Bo Porter remains the third base coach.
The rebuilding Braves, who haven't fired a manager since 1990, got off to an MLB-worst 9-28 start under Gonzalez.
Pendleton, Perez, Bud Black, and Torey Lovullo have all been considered for the permanent coaching job.
Gonzalez, who took over for longtime Braves skipper Bobby Cox, leaves with a 425-385 record with Atlanta over a five-year tenure that included an NL East title in 2013. He also managed the Marlins to a 276-279 record from 2007-10.
Snitker originally replaced Gonzalez as Atlanta's third base coach when Gonzalez took the Miami opening.
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