PITTSBURGH (AP) - Atlanta's Bobby Cox tied Sparky Anderson for fourth place in career managerial victories when the Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Friday night, Cox's 2,194th victory in the majors.
Cox has a 2,194-1,698 record in 26 seasons with the Braves and Toronto Blue Jays, whom he managed from 1982-85 between stints with the Braves that began in 1978. Cox was managing his 3,895th game, counting three ties, while Anderson - the former Reds and Tigers manager - needed 4,030 games to reach 2,194.
Connie Mack is the career leader with 3,731 victories in a record 53 seasons, or nearly 1,000 more than any other manager. John McGraw is second with 2,763, and Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is third with 2,311 going into Friday night's game in San Diego.

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Pirates vs. Mariners Prediction Will the Pittsburgh Pirates and Seattle Mariners push a high-scoring pace when they meet up tonight at...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Angels Prediction Will the Houston Astros continue to keep the Los Angeles Angels silent at the plate when the two meet at...
Thumbnail Jays vs. Rockies Pick Can the Colorado Rockies continue to have the hot bats when they host the Toronto Blue Jays tonight at 8:40PM ET?
Thumbnail Royals' Ventura returns for battle with Cards For the first time since June 17, Yordano Ventura is ready to take the mound for the Royals.
Thumbnail Cubs' Bryant barreling up vs. Reds Career games aren’t supposed to be mustered by those with fewer than 250 appearances in the majors. Then again, Kris Bryant isn’t your typical wet-behind-the-ears...
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages