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The numbers came up in Chicago’s favor Wednesday night as they beat the Pirates 4-0, eliminating Pittsburgh from the postseason after an impressive 98-win regular season.
Manager Clint Hurdle faces a tough decision on who to play at first base in the wild card, former bench coach Jeff Banister does an outstanding job in his first season as the Texas Rangers' manager and the Pirates have had a marvelous season anyway you slice it.
No one in the baseball world thinks Hurdle is at the same level as Cubs manager Joe Maddon. But playing Anthony Rizzo every single day as long as health permits isn’t a hard decision. Same applies to Andrew McCutchen.
LOS ANGELES – Don Mattingly’s aversion to the eighth inning is certainly understandable. For the second night in a row, the Dodgers manager resisted going to his bullpen any sooner than he had to and sent one of his aces out to start the eighth...
LOS ANGELES – Not even making Clayton Kershaw his own LOOGY could help the Dodgers’ bullpen Saturday night. Rather than go to one of the three left-handers in his bullpen, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly sent Kershaw out for the eighth inning in a...
LOS ANGELES – Little Louie Mattingly, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly’s 10-month old son, might not find anything under the tree at Christmas. Daddy got all the new toys in September. Corey Seager hit a two-run home run, Justin Ruggiano scored one...
In critics' rush to rip Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, they miss the much bigger, much more important picture. Hurdle is an absolute master at handling the day-to-day grind of baseball, and motivating his charges day in and day out. His philosophy of “shower well” regardless of whether the game was a win or a loss has served the Pirates well.
Under fire to liberally sprinkling his lineup with reserves, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle says the regulars won't get much rest over the final 2 1/2 weeks of the season.
Pirates director of player personnel Tyrone Brooks interviews for the Milwaukee Brewers' general manager's position, next year's opener could be on Sunday night and Miguel Sano is a reminder of what might have been.