Latest John Schneider 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...

NFL's Ferguson brothers among 32 Salute to Service nominees

Nov. 04, 2022 11:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Buffalo's Reid Ferguson and Miami's Blake Ferguson — brothers and fellow long snappers — are among the 32 team nominees for the NFL's Salute to Service award this year. The Salute to Service award, presented by the league and USAA, recognizes NFL players,...

Manfred puts off decisions on incentives for minority hires

Oct. 31, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is putting off any decisions on instituting incentives for teams to hire minorities for top positions. There are just two Black managers in the major leagues and six recent openings have been filled by white men, with one...

Seahawks leaning on rookies now paying off in strong start

Oct. 26, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll was in the middle of extoling one of the many rookies that have made an immediate impact on the Seattle Seahawks when he made perhaps the overstatement of the season in regard to his team. “So far we’ve taken advantage of this past draft,”...

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...

Blue Jays agree to 3-year deal with manager John Schneider

Oct. 21, 2022 10:03 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays rewarded John Schneider for his strong performance as their interim manager, agreeing to terms with him Friday on a three-year contract to manage the team. Toronto’s former bench coach, the 42-year-old Schneider went 46-28 as interim manager...

Seahawks sitting at .500 thanks in part to rookie class

Oct. 17, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When the management of the Seattle Seahawks left the draft room in April, there was belief the class of players selected had the potential to be a special group with the opportunity to be influential from the start. Six games into the rookie season for several...

Blue Jays CF Springer carted off field after scary collision

Oct. 08, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays center fielder George Springer was carted off the field after he collided with shortstop Bo Bichette in the eighth inning of a 10-9 playoff loss to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Springer is “doing OK,” interim manager John Schneider said. “He’s...

Mariners erase 7-run deficit, sweep Blue Jays with 10-9 win

Oct. 08, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Carlos Santana and J.P. Crawford delivered before Adam Frazier capped Seattle's historic comeback with one sweet swing. A little October fun for a new generation of Mariners. Frazier hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the ninth inning, and Seattle erased...

Castillo sharp, Mariners blank Jays 4-0 in wild-card opener

Oct. 07, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Seattle Mariners gave Luis Castillo a three-run lead before he threw his first pitch in Friday’s wild-card opener against the Toronto Blue Jays. It was all the support he would need, and more. Castillo and Andrés Muñoz combined on a shutout,...