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Marlins ink Mattingly, Rojas to 2-year extensions

Manager Don Mattingly and shortstop Miguel Rojas have each signed two-year contract extensions with the rebuilding Miami Marlins, part-owner/CEO Derek Jeter announced Friday.The deal for the 58-year-old Mattingly also includes a third-year mutual option.Miami opens a three-game series against...

Nationals manager Martinez returning to dugout

Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez will be back in the dugout Friday after missing three games following a heart procedure on Monday, the team announced.Martinez, 54, had a minor cardiac catheterization in Washington after experiencing chest pains during Sunday's...

Sources: Yanks’ German won’t pitch again in ’19

Right-hander Domingo German will not pitch for the New York Yankees again in 2019 following his placement on administrative leave under the joint MLB-MLBPA domestic violence policy, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney on Friday.German had been placed on administrative...

MLB Weekend Watch: Blockbuster matchups will rock the playoff races

There are only 10 days left in MLB's regular season, but five playoff spots are still up for grabs. As the hunt for October comes down to a few huge late-season series, we're about to find out who's in...

One way the Dodgers are better built for October than the Astros — and...

A year ago, the Oakland A's had one of the best offenses in baseball. But, in a strange quirk, they were easily the league's worst against high-velocity fastballs: a league-low .191 batting average against pitches over 95 mph, a...

Yankees clinch AL East for first time since 2012

NEW YORK -- The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club's first American League East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 on Thursday night behind three RBIs each from old mainstay Brett Gardner...

Even Anthony Rizzo’s magic can’t save these Cubs

CHICAGO -- How many times have this season's Chicago Cubs gotten a boost only to quickly fall backward? And if the boost the Cubs received Thursday evening -- a surprise return to the lineup for injured first baseman Anthony...

Wait, the Indians went 18-1 against the Tigers? Inside the historic, season-long domination

Let's be direct here: This shouldn't happen at the major league level. One team should not go 18-1 against another. It feels almost impossible in a sport where the spread between the best winning percentages and worst winning percentages...

Source: Marlins giving Mattingly 2-year extension

Don Mattingly and the rebuilding Miami Marlins have agreed to a contract extension, a source told ESPN, confirming an El Extrabase report.Mattingly will receive a two-year deal from the team, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan. An official announcement...

Yankees clinch 1st AL East title since 2012

NEW YORK -- The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club's first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBIs each from old mainstay Brett Gardner and newcomer...