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This image provided by the Wasserman Media Group shows Brett Peterson, who was hired as an assistant general manager by the Florida Panthers NHL hockey club on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. (Wasserman Media Group via AP)

Panthers hire Peterson, NHL's first Black assistant GM

Nov. 17, 2020 7:41 PM EST

The Florida Panthers on Tuesday hired Brett Peterson as an assistant general manager, making him the first Black executive to hold that position in the NHL. Peterson's hiring comes days after the nearby Miami Marlins hired Kim Ng as the first female GM in Major League Baseball. The NFL's Miami Dolphins have a...

In this photo provided by the Miami Marlins, new Miami Marlins general manager Kim Ng poses for a photo at Marlins Park stadium before being introduced during a virtual news conference, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, in Miami. Ng discussed her climb to become the first female GM in the four major North American professional sports leagues. (Joseph Guzy/Miami Marlins via AP)

Column: A woman in charge, and it's about time

Nov. 16, 2020 5:00 PM EST

On the day she officially became a trailblazer in Major League Baseball, Kim Ng remembered the little girl who played stickball on the streets of Queens. At the time her gender wasn’t nearly as big of an issue as knowing the layout of the field. ``First base would be the red car on the right, second base...

In this photo provided by the Miami Marlins, new Miami Marlins general manager Kim Ng poses for a photo at Marlins Park stadium before being introduced during a virtual news conference, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, in Miami. Ng discussed her climb to become the first female GM in the four major North American professional sports leagues. (Joseph Guzy/Miami Marlins via AP)

Kim Ng ready to bear the torch as baseball's 1st female GM

Nov. 16, 2020 4:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins' new general manager sat at home plate in the team's ballpark Monday, reflecting on all the times she struck out. As baseball's first female GM, Kim Ng can bask in a breakthrough achievement that's all the more admirable because she was turned down for a similar job by at...

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2007 file photo,  Los Angeles Dodgers assistant general manager Kim Ng walks through the hotel lobby during the first day of Major League Baseball annual general managers meetings in Orlando, Fla.   Ng has become the highest-ranking woman in baseball operations in the major leagues. She was hired Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, as general manager of the Miami Marlins.  (AP Photo/John Raoux, file)

Breakthrough for women: Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng as GM

Nov. 13, 2020 4:28 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Kim Ng started her Major League Baseball career as an intern, and three decades later she's still on the rise while shattering ceilings. Ng became the majors' highest-ranking woman in baseball operations when she was hired Friday as general manager of the Miami Marlins. She is believed to be...

Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng as general manager, first female GM and highest-ranking woman team executive in major leagues.

Nov. 13, 2020 10:57 AM EST
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng as general manager, first female GM and highest-ranking woman team executive in major leagues.
FILE  - In this Feb. 13, 2020, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash takes the practice field during the start of baseball spring training in Port Charlotte, Fla. Cash was named AL manager of the year Tuesday night, Nov. 10, 2020. (Octavio Jones/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)

Kevin Cash, Don Mattingly win Manager of the Year awards

Nov. 10, 2020 10:06 PM EST

By the time Kevin Cash pulled Tampa Bay ace Blake Snell from the last game of the World Series, he had already been voted Manager of the Year in the American League. Even if he ended up losing the biggest prize. It was a Sunshine State sweep for skippers Tuesday night, with Miami’s Don Mattingly winning NL...

Pirates name Baker director of coaching, player development

Nov. 10, 2020 4:06 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have named former big-league catcher John Baker their director of coaching and player development. General manager Ben Cherington announced the hire on Tuesday, the latest step in an organizational shuffling that's designed to help end the Pirates' freefall....

New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton reacts after striking out against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fifth inning in Game 4 of a baseball American League Division Series Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Stanton keeps contract, $218M for 7 years, stays with Yanks

Nov. 1, 2020 5:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton is keeping the remaining $218 million and seven guaranteed years in his New York Yankees contract rather than opt out after a pair of injury-decimated seasons. The slugging designated hitter, who turns 31 on Nov. 8, hit .266 with 38 homers and 100 RBIs in his first season...

Marlins decline $4 million option for Kintzler for 2021

Oct. 30, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins declined their $4 million option for 2021 on reliever Brandon Kintzler, who gets a $250,000 buyout. Kintzler had a 2.22 ERA and 12 saves in 24 games this year, and helped the Marlins reach the playoffs for the first time since 2003. He pitched three scoreless innings in the...

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins' Starling Marte bats during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Miami. Marte is staying with the Marlins after the team exercised its $12.5 million contract option for next year. Miami decided to pick up Marte’s option rather than pay him a $1 million buyout. The move Tuesday, Oct. 27, prevents Marte from becoming a free agent this offseason. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Marlins pick up $12.5M option on OF Starling Marte

Oct. 28, 2020 1:27 AM EDT

Starling Marte is staying with the Miami Marlins after the team exercised its $12.5 million contract option for next year. Miami decided to pick up Marte’s option rather than pay him a $1 million buyout. The move Tuesday prevents Marte from becoming a free agent this offseason. The 32-year-old outfielder...