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  • Interim manager Bogar won't stay on Rangers' staff

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tim Bogar, who filled in after former Texas manager Ron Washington resigned and was a finalist to replace him, will not be on the Rangers' coaching staff next season. General manager Jon Daniels said Monday that he and new manager Jeff Banister had discussions...

  • Reds to replace third base coach Steve Smith

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have decided to replace third base coach Steve Smith. The rest of the staff is expected to return following a rough season. Smith joined the Reds last season. He worked in the Mariners' system with Bryan Price, who was promoted to manager last...

  • Tigers hire former Pirates GM Littlefield as scout

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have hired former Pittsburgh general manager Dave Littlefield as a major league scout. The team announced the move Monday. Littlefield replaces Mike Russell. The 54-year-old Littlefield has spent more than 25 seasons in major league front offices. He...

  • Oldest former Red Sox player Lou Lucier dies at 96

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Lou Lucier, who was the oldest surviving former Boston Red Sox player, has died at the age of 96. The team says Lucier (LOO'-cee-ur) had a stroke earlier this month and died on Saturday. A right-handed pitcher, Lucier played parts of three major league seasons during...

  • Bumgarner gets nod for Giants World Series opener

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The reliable southpaw is getting the ball for another important Game 1. Left-hander Madison Bumgarner will pitch the World Series opener for the San Francisco Giants at Kansas City on Tuesday. Manager Bruce Bochy made the expected announcement Saturday as his...

  • Cardinals play deep into October, again fall short

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Matheny has led the Cardinals deep into October all three seasons since replacing Tony La Russa as manager. When St. Louis falls short each year, he bears the weight of expectations. An injury to Yadier Molina, shaky starting pitching by Adam Wainwright, John...

  • Former KC manager Hillman joins Astros' staff

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — Former Kansas City manager Trey Hillman will be the bench coach for new Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch. The Astros announced the coach staff Friday. Former Texas Rangers third base coach Gary Pettis will fill the same role with the Astros, and will also oversee...

  • Friedman: Dodgers to hire GM, keep Mattingly

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the middle of Andrew Friedman's introduction as the Los Angeles Dodgers' president of baseball operations, a question was asked from a corner of the room. "Are you looking to acquire a younger, faster, stronger first baseman?" someone queried. Friedman swiveled...

  • Giants announce death of longtime scout

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The World Series-bound San Francisco Giants say longtime major league scout Stan Saleski has died. He was 59. The team announced Friday that Saleski died unexpectedly last Saturday in Baltimore while scouting the AL Championship Series. Saleski spent more than...

  • Rays promote Bloom, Neander to vice presidents

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays promoted Chaim Bloom and Erik Neander to vice presidents of baseball operations Friday. They will assist new president of baseball operations Matt Silverman in all aspects of the department. Silverman replaced Andrew Friedman, who joined...