The Indians have dismissed manager Eric Wedge and his entire coaching staff, according to MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince. A press conference is scheduled for 12:30pm CST. Castrovince says Wedge and his staff were informed Tuesday night, and will finish out the season. Castrovince believes the new manager will be an external hire. His stats on Wedge:
In seven seasons, Wedge has compiled a record of 560-568, with one division title and playoff appearance in 2007, when the Indians finished one win shy of the World Series. Among the 39 full-time managers in Tribe history, Wedge ranks fifth in wins, third in losses and fourth in games managed.