Latest Buck Showalter News

Veteran skippers Francona, Showalter voted Managers of Year

Nov. 15, 2022 22:39 PM EST

Terry Francona of the Cleveland Guardians and Buck Showalter of the New York Mets trace their beginnings as major league managers to a time when starting pitchers still threw complete games, defensive shifts were rare and stats like WAR, WHIP, OPS and FIP weren't part of baseball's everyday lingo....

New York’s Buck Showalter wins NL Manager of the Year, claims award with fourth franchise

Nov. 15, 2022 19:52 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s Buck Showalter wins NL Manager of the Year, claims award with fourth franchise.

Judge, Ohtani among 3 finalists for AL MVP award next week

Nov. 07, 2022 20:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge, Shohei Ohtani and Yordan Alvarez are the finalists for American League MVP in voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. St. Louis Cardinals teammates Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt remain contenders for NL MVP, along with San Diego...

Phillies not worried about Astros' Valdez odd hand rubbing

Oct. 30, 2022 01:26 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies manager Rob Thomson says he isn't concerned about Houston starter Framber Valdez's unusual hand rubbing during Game 2 of the World Series, downplaying speculation on social media that the left-hander was up to something fishy during a dominant victory. ...

Bochy missed game, takes over Rangers team he beat for title

Oct. 24, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bruce Bochy has won a World Series in Texas, something the Rangers haven’t done. Now he is coming out of a three-year retirement in hopes of getting the home team back there. Bochy, who won the first of his three World Series titles with the San Francisco...

Snell, Grisham lead Padres over Dodgers 2-1 for NLDS lead

Oct. 15, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Until Friday night, San Diego Padres fans had never seen a home playoff victory in person since Petco Park opened in 2004. Blake Snell, Trent Grisham and the Padres’ lights-out bullpen finally gave them the chance to go crazy. Snell pitched...

After quick playoff exit, 101-win Mets eye busy offseason

Oct. 14, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The sting of playoff failure still fresh, New York Mets general manager Billy Eppler wasted little time engaging Jacob deGrom in a late-night talk about his future. With the two-time Cy Young Award winner atop a long list of potential free agents, Eppler is fully...

Mets flash cash, pays off through summer, spent by playoffs

Oct. 10, 2022 06:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball’s biggest spenders looked spent. The New York Mets enjoyed 175 days in first place, boosted by their billionaire new owner, confident Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer would lead them to glory, certain Buck Showalter would make all the right moves. ...

Musgrove pitches hometown Padres past Mets 6-0 and into NLDS

Oct. 10, 2022 00:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With a magnificent performance on a memorable night in Padres history, Joe Musgrove brought this one home for San Diego and really stuck it to the New York Mets. The big right-hander brushed off chants of “Cheater!” after a bizarre spot check by umpires on the...

Umps check Padres pitcher Musgrove's ears for sticky stuff

Oct. 10, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Musgrove got an earful — and didn't mind at all. The San Diego Padres pitcher was working on a one-hitter and about to face the Mets in the sixth inning when New York manager Buck Showalter walked out to crew chief Alfonso Marquez. Two minutes...