6:47 PM EDT, Sat October 25, 2014

Twinsights: Joe Maddon 'looking for a big challenge,' agent says

Former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon is prepared to sit out the 2015 season as he waits for the right opportunity to return to the dugout, agent Alan Nero told a Chicago radio station on Saturday morning. Maddon opted out of his contract with Rays after taking them to the postseason four times in nine seasons, including a World Series runner-up finish in 2008. “There’s no deadline,” Nero told 670 The Score. “We’re going to go about our business and be very careful to not get out of sorts with this. If someone comes at us full force and […] The post Twinsights: Joe Maddon...
MASN Sports 12 hours ago
Orioles working on their 40-man moves - School of Roch

Orioles working on their 40-man moves - School of Roch

The Orioles began the process of clearing room on their 40-man roster yesterday by outrighting pitcher Steve Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk. Johnson will become a free agent after the World Series and must decide whether to sign a minor league...

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Longtime Red Sox and Fenway Park Employee Al Forester Dies at 91

Longtime Red Sox and Fenway Park Employee Al Forester Dies at 91

The 52-year former grounds crew and security worker drove Ted Williams on and off the field at the '99 All-Star Game.

Drastic roster turnover since last Yankees pennant

Five years is a pretty long time, so you’d expect quite a bit of roster turnover since the Yankees last American League pennant back in 2009. The Yankees used 13 players in that ALCS clincher five years ago. It’s a group that has very little resemblance to the group the Yankees are likely to roll […] The post Drastic roster turnover since last Yankees pennant appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
MASN Sports 9 hours ago

A look at why the Orioles will fall when organizational rankings come out - Steve Melewski

When Baseball America and other publications that chart and rank minor league prospects come out with a new list of organizational rankings, the Orioles are likely to take a bit of a fall. These rankings take a look at the...
Newark Star-Ledger 9 hours ago
World Series 2014: What channel is San Francisco Giants - Kansas City Royals Game 4 on?

World Series 2014: What channel is San Francisco Giants - Kansas City Royals Game 4 on?

The Royals hold a 2-1 lead in the World Series, with Game 4 set for tonight at AT&T Park.

Five years ago: The Yankees last A.L. pennant

One week ago, the Yankees hit the two-year anniversary of their last playoff appearance. Today, it’s the five-year anniversary of their last American League pennant. It was on October 25, 2009 that the Yankees finished off the Angels and advanced to their first World Series since 2003. I vaguely remember it. I’d been on the […] The post Five years ago: The Yankees last A.L. pennant appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

Olney: Hamels could be in play for Red Sox

With interim Phillies president Pat Gillick saying he thinks his team is a couple of years away from contending, ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney speculates in his blog that it's possible the Phillies would be willing to trade star left-hander Cole Hamels for a package that could help their rebuilding process. Olney also points out that the Red Sox would likely be very interested in Hamels, as they wouldn't have to make as big of a commitment to him in terms of dollars and years as they would Jon Lester on the open market in free agency: For a team such as the Cubs or Red Sox -- two...
Baltimore Sun 18 hours ago

Royals' bullpen makes Ned Yost's life easy

SAN FRANCISCO — Grateful Dead songs played over the p.a. system at AT&T Park during batting practice Friday in what may have been a devious plan to mellow out Royals' hitters before Game 3 of the World Series.
Baltimore Sun 19 hours ago

Royals take series lead with 3-2 win over Giants

Royals 3, Giants 2: Alcides Escobar went 2-for-4 and scored twice as visiting Kansas City edged San Francisco to take a 2-1 lead in the World Series.
Tampa Bay Times 19 hours ago

Royals beat Giants, take 2-1 World Series lead

K.C.'s starter pitches shutout ball into sixth for a 2-1 Series lead.The Royals starter makes his World Series debut tonight.
Tampa Bay Times 20 hours ago

Rays wish Joe Maddon best, say they'll be okay

"This is disappointing news as Joe has been a positive force for the Rays and our community. I have a great deal of personal and professional respect for him, and wish him well."
Tampa Bay Times 20 hours ago

Royals play well, smell even better

SAN FRANCISCO — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink.
Yankees hire Greg Colbrunn as Class A Charleston hitting coach

Yankees hire Greg Colbrunn as Class A Charleston hitting coach

The Yankees have hired Greg Colbrunn to be the hitting coach at Class A Charleston, according to a source, bringing the well-respected 45-year-old back into the organization.
Baltimore Sun 21 hours ago

Andrew Friedman quashes speculation about Joe Maddon joining Dodgers

Andrew Friedman made his first major statement as the Dodgers president of baseball operations Friday, reiterating that Don Mattingly will manage the team next season, even with Joe Maddon suddenly available to replace him.

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