It's official: The Oakland Athletics have fired Ken Macha.
Here's the latest from Sussan Slusser and the San Francisco Chronicle.
The primary reason is reportedly "Macha's problems communicating with players, along with what injured players have described as a callous attitude toward them."
This story does not name possible replacements.
- FoxSports.com: A's fire Macha despite run to ALCS
- ESPN.com: After quick ALCS exit, A's fire manager Macha
Blez has his reaction on the front page.
(Thanks to rsur5 and salb918 for finding the updated links.)