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RHP Tropeano gets minor deal with Rangers, invite to camp

Jan. 26, 2022 19:04 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Right-hander Nick Tropeano has agreed on a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers, a deal the team said Wednesday includes an invitation to major league spring training. Tropeano has seen big league action in seven of the last eight seasons. The...

Beltrán brings his own baggage to next year's Hall ballot

Jan. 26, 2022 10:29 AM EST

With Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling off the ballot, next year's Hall of Fame vote figures to be a bit less contentious. Then again, the top newcomer arrives with his own recent baggage. Forget about steroids for a minute, it's time to talk about sign stealing. ...

Mets, Yankees had understanding on hitting coach Chávez

Jan. 24, 2022 14:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets general manager Billy Eppler said he spoke to Yankees general manager Brian Cashman well before hiring away Eric Chávez as the team's hitting coach and that both sides had an understanding that Chávez may end up in Queens. The 44-year-old Chávez was hired by...

Mets coaches: Sherlock reunites with Showalter for 3rd time

Jan. 21, 2022 13:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Sherlock will be the New York Mets' bench coach this season, reuniting for the third time with new manager Buck Showalter. The Mets announced their staff Friday. Eric Chavez will be the hitting coach, with Wayne Kirby coaching first base and...

Keith Hernandez stunned by Mets jersey retirement news

Jan. 12, 2022 17:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Hernandez was startled to see Mets owner Steve Cohen calling out of the blue Tuesday, then put at ease when the pair spent 10 minutes talking about New York's splashy offseason. “Then he said, ‘That’s not the reason I'm calling,' and then he dropped the...

Mets to retire Keith Hernandez's No. 17 in July

Jan. 11, 2022 19:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Hernandez will have his No. 17 retired by the New York Mets this summer to honor his seven seasons as a player and nearly three decades as a beloved broadcaster with the franchise. The Mets announced Tuesday that Hernandez will become the fourth player to have...

AP source: Mets hiring hitting coach Chávez away from Yanks

Jan. 06, 2022 23:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets are set to hire Eric Chávez as hitting coach, luring him away from the crosstown Yankees as the team begins to put together a staff under new manager Buck Showalter. Chávez and the Mets have an agreement in place, according to a person familiar...

Former Mets acting GM Zack Scott acquitted of DUI charges

Jan. 06, 2022 13:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mets acting general manager Zack Scott was acquitted Thursday of drunken-driving charges stemming from his arrest last August after he attended a fundraiser at team owner Steve Cohen’s house, his attorney announced. “Today, after hearing and...

Cameron Maybin retires after 15 major league seasons

Jan. 03, 2022 21:16 PM EST

Outfielder Cameron Maybin is retiring after 15 major league seasons. “Although my journey as a professional baseball player ends here with the announcement of my retirement, my work in this game is just getting started,” Maybin wrote in a statement on Twitter on Monday. “I'm...

Yankees finalize Boone's coaching staff for 2022

Dec. 21, 2021 18:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have finalized manager Aaron Boone's coaching staff for 2022, including new additions at hitting coach, first base coach and third base coach. Bench coach Carlos Mendoza, pitching coach Matt Blake and catching coordinator Tanner Swanson are back...