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AP source: LA Angels narrow GM search to 5 candidates

Nov. 11, 2020 1:31 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision says the Los Angeles Angels have narrowed down a field of five candidates to be their next general manager. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday night because the Angels aren't publicly disclosing details of their search. The...

Woodfork to head minor leagues for Major League Baseball

Nov. 9, 2020 2:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Woodfork was appointed Major League Baseball’s senior vice president of minor league operations and development on Monday and will oversee the farm teams under their new structure. MLB is taking over governance of the minors from the National Association of Professional...

Tigers hire Coolbaugh, Lombard, Hale to coaching staff

Nov. 7, 2020 9:51 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers hired Scott Coolbaugh as hitting coach, George Lombard as bench coach and Chip Hale as third base coach. The Tigers announced the additions to new manager AJ Hinch's staff Saturday. Coolbaugh was the assistant hitting coach for the Chicago White Sox. He's also been a...

Kelly's $4.25 million option exercised by Diamondbacks

Nov. 1, 2020 3:56 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Right-hander Merrill Kelly’s $4.25 million option was exercised Sunday by the Arizona Diamondbacks, The 32-year-old was 3-2 with a 2.55 ERA in five starts during the pandemic-shortened season. He did not pitch after Aug. 19 because of a nerve impingement in his pitching shoulder. He...

D-backs decline options for three pitchers, including Leake

Oct. 28, 2020 8:43 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have declined options for the 2021 season for right-handed pitchers Mike Leake, Hector Rondón and Junior Guerra. Leake and Rondón become eligible for free agency, and Guerra for salary arbitration in February. The 32-year-old Leake went 3-3 with a 4.35 ERA...