Latest Buck Showalter News

Eric Hinske joins Mets as assistant hitting coach

Jan. 12, 2023 15:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Hinske is joining the New York Mets as assistant hitting coach in manager Buck Showalter's staff, Eric Chavez is switching to bench coach and Dom Chiiti is becoming bullpen coach. Glenn Sherlock is moving from bench coach to catching and strategy coach, and...

Mets' Cohen, dubbed MLB's new `Goliath,' gets Nimmo to stay

Dec. 15, 2022 14:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Dressed in a green elf suit and cap, Brandon Nimmo gushed about remaining with the New York Mets and starring at their kids holiday party. Owner Steve Cohen's aggressive spending persuaded him to stay put. “He’s made very clear that he wants to win and he wants...

AP source: Nimmo staying with Mets on $162M, 8-year deal

Dec. 09, 2022 03:01 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Center fielder Brandon Nimmo is staying with the free-spending New York Mets, agreeing to a $162 million, eight-year contract, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the...

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. ...