The Morning Line: How the Keating Five are faring

The baseball season is only six weeks old, but already America's second favorite game is in full swing: guessing which manager will be fired first. Here are the top contenders:

John Wathan, Kansas City Royals

The sport's highest payroll, including free-agent flop Mark Davis, has failed to produce a team strong enough to challenge the powerhouse Oakland A's.

Russ Nixon, Atlanta Braves

Managing this traditionally mediocre club is bad enough; having coach and heir-apparent Phil Niekro looking over your shoulder is worse.

Davey Johnson, New York Mets

Last year's second-place finish diminished his genius reputation, and this year's slow start and...

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