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Former Mets GM Billy Eppler suspended through World Series for fabricating injuries

Feb. 09, 2024 14:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mets general manager Billy Eppler was suspended through the 2024 World Series on Friday by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, who concluded he directed team staff to fabricate injuries to create open roster spots. Manfred said in a statement that...

Manfred would be disappointed if A's Las Vegas ballpark not open by 2028, skeptical of Olympics

Feb. 08, 2024 21:35 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said he would be disappointed if the Oakland Athletics don't open their proposed Las Vegas ballpark at the start of the 2028 season and expressed skepticism about big leaguers appearing in that year's Olympics. The A's...