4:32 PM EDT, Fri October 24, 2014
Sons of Steve Garvey 1 hour ago
Joe Maddon Quits Rays, But It, Like, Totally Doesn't Mean Anything

Joe Maddon Quits Rays, But It, Like, Totally Doesn't Mean Anything

So... Sources: Manager Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and is leaving the Tampa Bay Rays immediately.— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) October 24, 2014 But then... early word: maddon not considering LA an option at all. he understands friedman is committed to mattingly.— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) October 24, 2014 And... Andrew Friedman: Don Mattingly will manage the #Dodgers next season. Joe Maddons availability wont change that.— Dylan Hernandez (@dylanohernandez) October 24, 2014 Nothing to see here! Move along! Everyone is assuredly telling the absolute truth,...
Los Angeles Times 2 hours ago

Joe Maddon return to Angels appears unlikely

Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said he spoke to Joe Maddon on Wednesday yet had no indication that Maddon was on the verge of opting out of his contract as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays.
CSN Washington 23 mins ago

Nats announce front office changes, including several promotions

The Nationals announced a group of front office changes on Friday afternoon, including the expansion of their baseball research and development department.
CSN Washington 3 hours ago
Manager Joe Maddon opts out of contract with Rays

Manager Joe Maddon opts out of contract with Rays

Joe Maddon has opted out of his contract as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays and is now a free agent.
philly.com 14 hours ago
Phillies bring back Grady Sizemore

Phillies bring back Grady Sizemore

Looking toward a thin free-agent outfield market and a lack of major-league-ready prospects, the Phillies extended one of their own on Thursday by signing Grady Sizemore to a one-year contract.

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Los Angeles Times 1 hour ago

Don Mattingly will manage Dodgers, even with Joe Maddon available

When introduced last week as the Dodgers president of baseball operations, Andrew Friedman said Don Mattingly would “definitely” manage the team next season.
Express-Times 2 hours ago
With Joe Maddon out in Tampa, should Phillies make offer and fire Ryne Sandberg?

With Joe Maddon out in Tampa, should Phillies make offer and fire Ryne Sandberg?

With rumors that he might be heading to the Los Angeles Dodgers already being shot down, the speculation has begun on where he might end up next.

Astros to add Cardinals scout Charlie Gonzalez as special assistant

The Astros have poached another Bird. General manager Jeff Luhnow will add Charlie Gonzalez, a Florida-based scout for the St. Louis Cardinals, as a special assistant, according to a person familiar with the hiring. Contracts around baseball typically expire Oct. 31, making Nov. 1 Gonzalez’s expected start date. Gonzalez was responsible for scouting 41st rounder […]
Los Angeles Times 3 hours ago

Joe Maddon opts to leave Tampa Bay Rays

Manager Joe Maddon has decided to leave the Tampa Bay Rays, 10 days after his boss left to run the Dodgers.
San Jose Mercury News 3 hours ago
Live updates: Giants vs. Nationals, Game 1 of NLDS on Friday at noon

Live updates: Giants vs. Nationals, Game 1 of NLDS on Friday at noon

Follow the action Friday at noon as the San Francisco Giants meet the Washington Nationals in Game 1 of the NLDS.
Los Angeles Times 3 hours ago

To write and die in L.A.

To pay tribute to London's literary dead, tourists go to Highgate Cemetery. In Paris, it's Père Lachaise. But in Los Angeles, boot up the GPS — our writerly dead authors are buried all over town, befitting L.A. sprawl.
Los Angeles Times 3 hours ago

TV This Week Oct. 26 - Nov. 1: 'Winter's Tale' on HBO

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San Jose Mercury News 3 hours ago

Michael Morse not on San Francisco Giants NLDS roster

The Giants made two changes to the roster that beat the Pittsburgh Pirates in the wild-card game, but Michael Morse wasn't one of the additions.

Bill Parcells claims "neophyte owner" contributed to his Dolphins exit

Bill Parcells himself admits he became notorious for his franchise hopping, and "Hamlet-like resignations" from NFL teams.
San Jose Mercury News 3 hours ago

Live updates: Giants vs. Cardinals, NLCS Game 2, Sunday at 5 p.m.

Keep up with all the action as the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals face off in Game 2 of the NLCS.

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