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HOUSTON (AP) — A.J. Hinch is the new manager of the Houston Astros, a person familiar with the hiring tells The Associated Press that. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team had not yet announced the decision. A news conference was scheduled for...
HOUSTON (AP) — A person familiar with the hiring tells The Associated Press that A.J. Hinch is the new manager of the Houston Astros. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team had not yet announced the decision. A news conference was scheduled for...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday, saying it was time for a new voice after his 13-season tenure concluded with at least 92 losses in each of the last four years. The move was made with one season left on Gardenhire's contract, ending...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals made one of the boldest trades in franchise history two years ago. The Oakland Athletics made a similarly aggressive move just a couple of months ago. The results of both will be in the starting spotlight Tuesday night. For the...
NEW YORK (AP) — In a nod to new technology, Major League Baseball will tweak its postseason tradition and add a seventh umpire to rotate between the replay booth and field for the World Series and league championship series. The changes will take effect for best-of-seven...
NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the plan tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball will tweak its postseason tradition and add a seventh umpire to rotate between the replay booth and field for the World Series and league championship series. The extra umpire...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons that included at least 92 losses in each of the last four years. The move was made Monday, ending the second-longest active tenure in the major leagues behind Mike Scioscia of the Angels...
NEW YORK (AP) — The final numbers are in, and Major League Baseball's batting average hasn't been this low since Richard Nixon was in the White House, a gallon of gasoline cost 55 cents and the designated hitter was a radical proposal limited to spring training experiments. Big...
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski has seen the rivalry with the Yankees at the low points, at least from the Boston side: He was the left fielder who watched Bucky Dent's popup settle into the net above the Green Monster in a one-game playoff to settle the...