Latest Don Mattingly News

Blue Jays hire Don Mattingly as bench coach

Nov. 30, 2022 16:51 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Don Mattingly was expecting to spend a summer at home with his family. A call from the Toronto Blue Jays convinced him to get back into baseball. Mattingly, who left his job as Miami Marlins manager at the end of last season, is joining Toronto’s staff as bench...

Jones, Maddux, Morris consider Bonds, Clemens for Hall

Nov. 28, 2022 13:03 PM EST

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Famers Chipper Jones, Greg Maddux, Jack Morris and Ryne Sandberg are among 16 members of the contemporary baseball era committee that will meet Sunday to consider the Cooperstown fate of an eight-man ballot that includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Rafael...

New Marlins assistant GM Oz Ocampo sees Miami's potential

Nov. 09, 2022 19:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Oz Ocampo already sees a similarity between the Miami Marlins and the two teams that just played in the World Series. Miami’s new assistant general manager — who came to the Marlins from Houston — cites a stat that suggested that the World Series champion Astros...

Schumaker talking about winning convinced Marlins on hire

Nov. 03, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Skip Schumaker thought his meeting with the Miami Marlins might last an hour. Turns out, he’ll be around them for quite a bit longer. Schumaker was introduced as the Marlins' manager on Thursday, a little over a week after accepting the job and replacing Don...

A statistical look at each MLB franchise's biggest play

Oct. 30, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

Yordan Alvarez's three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth that won Game 1 of the AL Division Series for Houston. J.T. Realmuto's solo shot in the top of the 10th that provided the winning margin for Philadelphia in Game 1 of the World Series. These are two of this...

Skip Schumaker hired as manager of Miami Marlins

Oct. 25, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Skip Schumaker was a candidate to take over as manager of the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets in recent years, only to see those clubs pick someone else. The Miami Marlins didn’t let him get away. Schumaker was hired Tuesday by the Marlins to become...

Marlins face uncertainty after disappointing season

Oct. 06, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — For the 2022 Miami Marlins, all the surprises happened off the field. The season began with Hall of Famer Derek Jeter stepping away as CEO and shareholder and ended with the departure of manager Don Mattingly. On the field, it unfolded much like it has...

Buck's back: Showalter gets another October shot with Mets

Oct. 06, 2022 06:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The last time Buck Showalter managed a playoff game, he ended up on the hot seat after an agonizing loss for Baltimore. Six years later, a shot at redemption begins Friday with the New York Mets. The popular Showalter takes his fourth franchise to the...

Royals fire manager Mike Matheny after 65-97 end to season

Oct. 05, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred were fired by the Kansas Cty Royals on Wednesday night, shortly after the struggling franchise finished the season 65-97 with a listless 9-2 loss to the Cleveland Guardians. The Royals had exercised their...

Mattingly wins his last game as Marlins manager, tops Braves

Oct. 05, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Don Mattingly went out as a winner in his final game as Miami’s manager when rookie Peyton Burdick homered and drove in four runs to lead the Marlins over the NL East champion Atlanta Braves 12-9 on Wednesday. Matt Olson hit his 34th homer and Marcell Ozuna hit his...