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Joe Maddon returns to Los Angeles Angels as new manager

Oct. 16, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Joe Maddon has agreed to become the Los Angeles Angels' manager. Maddon and the Angels agreed to terms Wednesday on a deal to reunite the veteran manager with the organization where he spent the first three decades of his baseball career. Maddon left the Chicago Cubs by mutual...

Los Angeles Angels hire Joe Maddon as manager to replace fired Brad Ausmus

Oct. 16, 2019 11:43 AM EDT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels hire Joe Maddon as manager to replace fired Brad Ausmus.

Tipped off: Pitch-tipping paranoia haunting teams in October

Oct. 16, 2019 9:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Astros manager AJ Hinch has heard the chatter — that Rays starter Tyler Glasnow was offering a sneak peek on his off-speed deliveries, that Houston had a poker-worthy tell on Yankees hard throwers James Paxton and Luis Severino. All that pitch-tipping paranoia? "I think it's kind of...

10 Things to Know for Today

Oct. 16, 2019 6:16 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEBATE RIVALS ASSAIL ELIZABETH WARREN Democratic presidential hopefuls accuse the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature "wealth tax" plan. 2....

LEADING OFF: Storm over ALCS, Nats headed to World Series

Oct. 16, 2019 3:13 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: WEATHER OR NOT A major storm was moving into the New York area, putting Game 4 of the AL Championship Series in peril. The Astros lead 2-1 in the best-of-seven matchup after winning at Yankee Stadium 4-1 on Tuesday. The teams are scheduled to play at night, but...

Nats sweep Cards; DC in World Series for 1st time since '33

Oct. 16, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Washington Nationals moved a party 86 years in the making from their ballpark's infield to a booze-filled clubhouse, manager Dave Martinez paused near the dugout and thrust the silver NL Championship Series trophy overhead, to the delight of loud, delirious fans still in the...

Cardinals implode in 1st inning, swept by Nationals in NLCS

Oct. 16, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Shildt took the ball from Dakota Hudson and patted him on the back of the neck. Hudson was out of the game after recording one out on 15 pitches against eight Washington Nationals batters, and the St. Louis Cardinals were on the receiving end of what they did to the Atlanta Braves in...

What to watch in Washington: The debate or the Nats?

Oct. 15, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday night presented a genuine televised quandary for many Washingtonians. On one hand there was the fourth Democratic presidential debate in a town that follows politics like other places follow sports. On the other hand, there was an actual sporting event: the underdog Washington...

DC team back in World Series for first time in 86 years, Nationals sweep Cardinals in NL Championship Series

Oct. 15, 2019 11:17 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — DC team back in World Series for first time in 86 years, Nationals sweep Cardinals in NL Championship Series.

Reddick: Yankees fans 'disrespectful' for throwing debris

Oct. 15, 2019 10:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston Astros right fielder Josh Reddick called out Yankees fans for tossing water bottles, baseballs and other objects on the field during New York's 4-1 loss in the AL Championship Series on Tuesday night. "You throw a baseball hard enough and hit somebody in the head when they're not...