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Astros’ owner expects to hire manager by Feb. 3

HOUSTON -- Houston Astros owner Jim Crane expects to hire a new manager by Feb. 3.The Astros need a new manager and general manager after AJ Hinch and Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday, hours after both were suspended by...

Former Royals owner David Glass dies at 84

Former Kansas City Royals owner and chairman David Glass died last week of complications from pneumonia at the age of 84, the team announced.Glass was named interim chairman and CEO of the Royals in 1993 when then-owner Ewing Kauffman...

MLB: No evidence Astros used wearable devices

The Houston Astros' illegal use of technology fueled further speculation Thursday that the team's players took their methods a step further by wearing concealed devices that notified them of certain pitches.In response, Major League Baseball said Thursday it "explored...

Rockies to retire Walker’s jersey on April 19

The Colorado Rockies will retire the jersey of outfielder Larry Walker on April 19, the team announced Friday.Walker, the National League MVP in 1997, played 10 seasons with the Rockies, batting .334 with 258 home runs and 848 RBIs....

McDowell: La Russa put in sign-stealing system

Former Cy Young Award winner Jack McDowell on Friday accused Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa of having a camera-aided sign-stealing system installed when he was with the Chicago White Sox in the late 1980s.McDowell, who made his...

Source: Ineligible list ends at death for MLB bans

Major League Baseball has shifted its view of deceased players who have been banned for life, a group that includes "Shoeless" Joe Jackson and the seven other Chicago White Sox players prohibited from playing professional baseball in 1921 for...

Buzzers, burner accounts and conspiracies: Inside baseball’s day of epic chaos

BASEBALL LOST ITS mind Thursday. Every sport endures this: part-cleansing, part-reckoning, part-recalibration -- a day to release everything, good, bad and otherwise, a full-throated scream into the void. It was inevitable, building up over the previous three days, each...

MLB: No evidence Astros used wearable devices

The Astros' illegal use of technology fueled further speculation Thursday that Houston players took their methods a step further by wearing concealed devices that notified them of certain pitches, including this past season.In response, Major League Baseball said Thursday...

Giants make Nakken 1st female coach in MLB

SAN FRANCISCO -- Alyssa Nakken became the first female coach on a major league staff in baseball history Thursday when she was named an assistant under new San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler.Major League Baseball confirmed Nakken is the...

Bogaerts says Red Sox 2018 title not tainted

BOSTON -- Red Sox All-Star Xander Bogaerts, addressing the sign-stealing scandal that cost Boston manager Alex Cora his job, said Thursday that he doesn't believe MLB's investigation of the team's alleged practices in 2018 taints their World Series title."Nah,...