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Longtime New Yorker writer, editor Roger Angell dies

May. 20, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Angell, the celebrated baseball writer and reigning man of letters who during an unfaltering 70-plus years helped define The New Yorker’s urbane wit and style through his essays, humor pieces and editing, has died. He was 101. Angell died Friday of heart...

Young Yankees fan given Judge HR ball meets his hero

May. 04, 2022 19:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The young Yankees fan who became a viral sensation this week shed more tears of joy on Wednesday when he met his hero, New York slugger Aaron Judge. It came hours after cameras captured Derek Rodriguez, 9, tearfully hugging Blue Jays fan Mike Lanzillotta after...

National League East Preview Capsules

Mar. 30, 2022 21:12 PM EDT

Capsules of National League East teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ ATLANTA BRAVES 2021: 88-73, first place, won World Series. Manager: Brian Snitker (seventh season). Opening Day: April 7 vs. Cincinnati. ...

Is winning the offseason worth it? Depends on the year

Mar. 24, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — George Steinbrenner and the New York Yankees once made a habit of winning the offseason. Not coincidentally, they won a lot of titles, too. It hasn’t happened since 2009, when splashy signings CC Sabathia and Mark Teixeira helped New York “buy” its 27th...

'We can compete:' Marlins, without Jeter, open spring camp

Mar. 14, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Marlins have money. All that remains unknown is how and when they’ll be choosing to spend. And neither of those answers may come anytime soon. The Marlins opened camp — their first in five years without Derek Jeter as part of the...

Derek Jeter leaves post as Miami Marlins' CEO, shareholder

Feb. 28, 2022 23:19 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter went into the offseason talking about the Miami Marlins spending more money on contracts, figuring out ways to contend and continuing to build for the future. His focus — or the Marlins’ focus — apparently has changed since. And now,...

New York Yankees to retire Paul O'Neill's No. 21 on Aug. 21

Feb. 22, 2022 10:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul O'Neill's No. 21 will be retired by the New York Yankees — on Aug. 21. The Yankees said Tuesday they will hold Paul O'Neill Day ceremonies before that day's game against Toronto — assuming the lockout ends and the 2022 season is played. ...