Latest Mike Matheny News

Royals hire Guardians' Brian Sweeney as pitching coach

Dec. 01, 2022 12:27 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals hired Guardians bullpen coach Brian Sweeney as their new pitching coach and Nationals minor league coordinator Jose Alguacil as their infield coach Thursday, filling two of the spots on new manager Matt Quatraro's staff. The 48-year-old Sweeney...

White Sox banking on spark from Grifol to give them jolt

Nov. 03, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — It wasn't long ago that the Chicago White Sox looked like they were poised for bigger and better things. They had a young and vibrant playoff team and a fanbase excited about the possibilities. Now they're counting on new manager Pedro Grifol to help...

AP source: White Sox hire Royals coach Grifol as manager

Nov. 01, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox hired Kansas City Royals bench coach Pedro Grifol to replace Hall of Famer Tony La Russa as their manager, a person familiar with the situation said on Tuesday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the team has not announced...

Royals hire Rays bench coach Matt Quatraro as manager

Oct. 30, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals hired Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Matt Quatraro as manager Sunday night, turning over the young core of a rebuilding franchise to a forward-thinking manager with experience winning in a small market. Quatraro replaces Mike Matheny, who...