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Giants Manager Baker Leaves Game

May 19, 2002

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Giants manager Dusty Baker left the dugout during Saturday’s game against the Florida Marlins after feeling dizzy.

Baker was helped to clubhouse in the eighth inning of San Francisco’s 10-5 victory. Tests determined he was slightly dehydrated.

``It has to do with baseball, not getting enough sleep and a little stress,″ Giants trainer Stan Conte said. ``He just felt a little dizzy. Five minutes after we got him to the clubhouse he was fine.″

Conte said the spell was unrelated to Baker’s surgery for prostate cancer in December.

``I’m fine,″ Baker said 45 minutes after the game. ``I’m not dizzy any more.″

Bench coach Ron Wotus was in charge for the final innings and made a pitching change in the ninth.

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