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LEADING OFF: Brewers go bullpen, Dodgers send out Ryu

Oct. 4, 2018 3:27 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: OPENER FOR THE OPENER The Brewers will begin their NL Division Series against the Rockies with a bullpen game at Miller Park. Manager Craig Counsell said Wednesday he had not decided on the order of his relievers. The group will almost certainly include All-Star...

Orioles fire Showalter, Duquette after dismal 47-115 season

Oct. 3, 2018 9:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles will continue their rebuilding project without manager Buck Showalter and executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who were fired Wednesday after the team finished with the worst record in the major leagues. With Duquette procuring the talent and...

Orioles fire boss Duquette after 2nd straight losing season

Oct. 3, 2018 9:19 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have fired executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who launched a belated rebuilding effort in July after the team failed miserably from the start. The announcement came Wednesday night, hours after manager Buck Showalter was told by the club he...

Orioles fire baseball operations boss Dan Duquette, manager Buck Showalter following 115-loss season

Oct. 3, 2018 8:19 PM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles fire baseball operations boss Dan Duquette, manager Buck Showalter following 115-loss season.

Showalter fired as Orioles manager after 115-loss season

Oct. 3, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Buck Showalter has been fired as manager of the Orioles, who made three playoff appearances under his guidance but this year staggered through the worst season since the team moved to Baltimore in 1954. Showalter confirmed the dismissal Wednesday in a text message to The Associated Press....

Buck Showalter tells the AP he's out as Baltimore Orioles manager

Oct. 3, 2018 3:21 PM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Buck Showalter tells the AP he's out as Baltimore Orioles manager.

MLB attendance down 4 percent as 6 ballparks set lows

Oct. 2, 2018 4:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cincinnati catcher Tucker Barnhart could hear the difference at Great American Ball Park, one of six major league stadiums that set record lows for attendance this year. "It's pretty hard to not notice it when you can hear the light towers buzzing," he said. Major League Baseball's average...

Nobody better: Betts, Yelich clear choices for MVP awards

Oct. 2, 2018 5:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that the regular season is finally in the books, time to bestow baseball's biggest individual prizes. It took one extra day to sort out the playoff bracket, but these debates have been underway for weeks. Christian Yelich seems a cinch for NL MVP, but is it Mookie Betts or Boston...

After 115 losses, Orioles enter offseason of uncertainty

Oct. 1, 2018 6:02 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A season filled with losses and farewells ended for the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday with an informal sendoff for five-time All-Star Adam Jones, another veteran who seemingly has no place on a rebuilding team in the process of a major reboot. Although the endless string of defeats has...

Stephens' wild pitch in 10th sends Pirates over Reds 6-5

Sep. 30, 2018 7:33 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jordy Mercer and Josh Harrison put arms around each other as they walked off the field after Pittsburgh's season-ending victory, enjoying perhaps their final moment together on a Pirates team they helped resurrect. Pablo Reyes scored on Jackson Stephens' wild pitch in the top of the 10th...