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  • Mets pitcher Familia has hernia surgery

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Jeurys Familia has undergone hernia surgery. The team said Dr. Bill Meyers operated to repair bilateral sports hernias on Friday in Philadelphia. Familia was en route to his home in the Dominican Republic, the Mets said Saturday. The 25-year-old was 2-5...

  • Cardinals Wainwright undergoes elbow surgery

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — After getting a second opinion, Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright had what the team described as minor elbow surgery on Friday. The operation was an arthroscopic procedure to trim a small piece of cartilage from the right elbow, according to the Cardinals. The 33-year-old...

  • Joe Maddon exercises opt-out, won't return to Rays

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon's highly successful run as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays is over. After discussions on a new deal bogged down with the Rays, Maddon is now free to listen to offers from any club — a prospect the manager apparently found too difficult to resist....

  • Brewers hire Darnell Coles as hitting coach

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Darnell Coles is the new hitting coach for the Milwaukee Brewers, a team that missed the playoffs in large part because of problems at the plate. Coles returns to Milwaukee after spending this season as the assistant hitting coach for the Detroit Tigers. Coles...

  • Diamondbacks add Bryan Minniti as assistant GM

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks added Bryan Minniti as assistant general manager and Mike Russell as professional scouting coordinator Thursday. Minniti spent the last five seasons as the Washington Nationals' assistant general manager. Russell worked on the Detroit Tigers'...

  • Phillies, Sizemore agree to 1-year, $2M contract

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies and Grady Sizemore have agreed to a one year, $2 million contract. The team announced the contract, which includes performance bonuses, on Thursday. Sizemore would have been eligible for free agency after the World Series. Sizemore split the 2014...

  • Mets hire Kevin Long as hitting coach

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets hired Kevin Long as hitting coach Thursday. The 47-year-old Long spent the last eight seasons as the Yankees' hitting coach. The Mets also added Dustin Clarke as major league strength and conditioning coach. He spent the past season with the team's...

  • Red Sox hire Chili Davis as hitting coach

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have hired Chili Davis as their hitting coach. Davis held that job with the Oakland Athletics the past three seasons and with Boston's top minor-league team at Triple-A Pawtucket in 2011. In a 19-year playing career as an outfielder and designated...

  • Alleged MLB drug supplier pleads not guilty

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — A man described by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a black-market chemist who concocted athletic performance-enhancing drugs in his garage pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges arising from Major League Baseball's recent drug scandal. Paulo Berejuk, 50,...

  • Braves make Hart president of baseball operations

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — John Schuerholz completed what he called "the best negotiation of my entire career" by convincing his longtime friend John Hart to accept the role of president of baseball operations. With Hart taking the newly created title on Thursday, the Braves aren't looking for a...

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