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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter, left, and Michael Hill, President of Baseball Operations, watch batting practice before the start of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, in Miami. Marlins executive Michael Hill's 19-season tenure with the franchise has ended. Hill was president of baseball operations for the past six years and provided continuity after a 2017 change in ownership, but he will not be back next year, CEO Derek Jeter said Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Marlins, Jeter part with exec Michael Hill after 19 seasons

Oct. 18, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins executive Michael Hill's 19-season tenure with the franchise has ended. Hill was president of baseball operations for the past six years and provided continuity after a 2017 change in ownership, but his contract expired and he will not be back next season, CEO Derek Jeter said...

The Tampa Bay Rays celebrate after defeating the New York Yankees 2-1 in Game 5 of a baseball AL Division Series, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Rays-Yankees get most viewers during Division Series

Oct. 16, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees drew the five-most watched games of the Division Series, boosted by prime-time start times. Tampa Bay’s 2-1 win in Game 5 on Oct. 9 was the most-watched game of the round, averaging 3,723,000 viewers on TBS, the network said Friday. Among the...

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow celebrates after Game 5 of the baseball team's AL Division Series against the New York Yankees, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in San Diego. Tampa Bay won 2-1 to advance to the AL Championship Series. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

LEADING OFF: Rays thwart Yankees, seek revenge vs Astros

Oct. 9, 2020 11:23 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: ___ REVENGE RAYS The Tampa Bay Rays have more revenge in mind heading to the AL Championship Series. Mike Brosseau hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning off All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman on Friday night, propelling Tampa Bay past the rival Yankees...

El mánager Don Mattingly de los Marlins de Miami celebra con los jugadores tras conseguir la clasificación a los playoffs con una victoria ante los Yanquis de Nueva York, el viernes 25 de septiembre de 2020. (AP Foto/Corey Sipkin)

Big progress for Marlins, but they're still chasing Braves

Oct. 9, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — After an improbable run to the playoffs, the Miami Marlins confronted a hard reality in the National League Division Series: They still can’t beat the Atlanta Braves. The Marlins were sent to the sideline later than usual, but forcefully, when Atlanta completed a best-of-5 sweep with...

Atlanta Braves starting pitchers, from left, Max Fried, catcher Travis d'Arnaud, Ian Anderson, and Kyle Wright pose as the Braves celebrate advancing to the NL Championship Series by defeating the Marlins 7-0 in Game 3 of a Division Series, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Houston. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

D'Arnaud's 'old-school hack' helps Braves complete sweep

Oct. 8, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

After playing for three teams in 2019, Travis d'Arnaud felt sure he'd found a home when he signed with the Atlanta Braves last offseason. Turns out, the fit was just right for d'Arnaud to deliver a postseason to remember. After homering in each of the first two games of the NL Division Series, d'Arnaud hit a...

Atlanta Braves players celebrate after defeating the Miami Marlins in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Wright, d'Arnaud lead Braves to sweep Marlins, reach NLCS

Oct. 8, 2020 7:39 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Not since the days of John Smoltz, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine had the Atlanta Braves pitched like this in the playoffs. And even those future Hall of Famers didn't throw the way these Braves have this postseason. “What those guys did on the mound is almost mind-blowing," manager...

Miami Marlins' Brian Anderson (15) reacts after striking out in the first inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Improbable playoff run ends for young, improving Marlins

Oct. 8, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

CEO Derek Jeter watched the Miami Marlins’ final game of the season from a sky box at Minute Maid Park in Houston as they underscored a point he had made a few days earlier regarding their climb toward title contention: There’s still a lot of work to do. The young Marlins achieved surprising...

Miami Marlins' Pablo Lopez delivers a pitch during the second inning in Game 2 of a baseball National League Division against the Atlanta Braves Series Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Mishap with the count costs Braves a baserunner

Oct. 7, 2020 10:59 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Some confusion over the count cost the Atlanta Braves a baserunner early in their victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday. Pablo López threw four balls to Atlanta's Adam Duvall in the second inning, but Duvall wasn't awarded first. He eventually flied out to right field. Duvall came...

Atlanta Braves' Ian Anderson delivers a pitch during the fourth inning in Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series against the Miami Marlins Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Anderson sharp, Markakis alert, Braves blank Miami, lead 2-0

Oct. 7, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Ian Anderson pitched like an October veteran. Old pro Nick Markakis threw the best strike of the game. And just like that, the Atlanta Braves are on the verge of something they haven't done since the days of Chipper, the Big Three and Bobby Cox. Anderson blanked Miami into the sixth...

New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton watches his solo home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the second inning in Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

LEADING OFF: Stanton's HR streak, Kershaw at home, Acuña hit

Oct. 7, 2020 4:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: STANTON'S STREAK Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton has homered in all four of the team's postseason games this year. He connected two straight days at Cleveland as New York swept the wild-card series, and has homered in each of the first two games against Tampa...