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  • Black back with Padres despite playoff drought

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Arguably the worst year in San Diego Padres history ended with an eighth straight season out of the playoffs and manager Bud Black still employed. Now it's new general manager A.J. Preller's turn to start putting his stamp on a team that has good pitching, is in...

  • AJ Hinch hired to manage Astros

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — A.J. Hinch was hired as the manager of the Astros on Monday, and general manager Jeff Luhnow is confident he'll be the man to return Houston to success. "I think A.J. is going to be the manager that's going to be here when we win the World Series," Luhnow said. Hinch...

  • For Braves, a shaky future after dismal finish

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Less than 24 hours after the end to a disappointing season, many of the lockers at Turner Field were already cleaned out Monday. The Atlanta Braves were able to get an early start on the offseason. The final week was essentially meaningless — the first time the Braves...

  • Seattle activates Montero from suspended list

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have activated Jesus Montero off the suspended list and designated outfielder Corey Hart for assignment. The Mariners made the roster moves Monday. Montero had to be reinstated from the suspended list with Seattle's season now complete, but placed...

  • After narrow division win, Tigers head to playoffs

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer stood in Detroit's soaked clubhouse amid another euphoric celebration and spoke for a team that was taking nothing for granted. "Last December, all the way until now, we've been working as hard as we can to be in this position," Scherzer said after the...

  • Baseball playoffs schedule

    AP
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    x-if necessary WILD CARD Tuesday: Seattle or Oakland at Kansas City, 6:07 p.m. (TBS) Wednesday: San Francisco (Bumgarner 18-10) at Pittsburgh, 6:07 p.m. (ESPN) DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5) AMERICAN LEAGUE All AL games televised by TBS Los Angeles vs. Wild Card...

  • Girardi: A-Rod has to show he can still play

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees expect Alex Rodriguez to play third base next season but want the suspended star to prove during spring training he deserves to have his position back after a one-year absence. Rodriguez hasn't played an injury-free season since 2007, turns 40 on July 27...

  • Giants have ample experience facing elimination

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have proven themselves to be elimination experts. Just rewind two Octobers ago, when the Giants overcame six elimination games on the way to their second World Series championship in three years. No doubt this year will be different. San...

  • Marlins believe they'll see more progress in 2015

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton expects to be back for the start of spring training. Jose Fernandez is projected to return around the All-Star break. And the Miami Marlins believe they'll be ready to rejoin playoff contention in 2015. Despite injuries to their two best players, this...

  • Pirates savoring another playoff push

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are ready for Buctober. The Pirates host the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night in the National League wild card game. It's Pittsburgh's second straight postseason appearance after two decades of losing. The Pirates won 94 games a year...

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