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Attorney: Ex-USA Gymnastics head didn't know of indictment

Oct. 18, 2018 8:06 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny was arrested while in Tennessee on a family vacation, unaware a Texas grand jury had indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, an attorney for the former top...

Lawsuit: Braves, MLB should have acted before 2015 fan death

Oct. 17, 2018 6:13 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — In court documents filed this week in a lawsuit following the 2015 death of a fan who fell from the upper deck at an Atlanta Braves game, Nolan Ryan says guard rails at the Texas Rangers' stadium had to be raised "to protect our fans from themselves." Ryan, the former Hall of Fame pitcher,...

AP sources: Rangers interview Wakamatsu in manager search

Oct. 16, 2018 7:38 PM EDT

Rangers bench coach Don Wakamatsu has interviewed for the vacant Texas manager's spot that he filled in an interim role for the final 10 games of the season. According to people familiar with the details, the Rangers interviewed Wakamatsu and Philadelphia Phillies third base coach Dusty Wathan on Tuesday in...

Rangers hire Shiraz Rehman as assistant GM from Cubs

Oct. 16, 2018 4:23 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have hired Shiraz Rehman as assistant general manager after he spent the past seven years in baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs. Rehman will assist Rangers general manager Jon Daniels in the day-to-day management of major league operations, including player...

LEADING OFF: Bregman stirs up ALCS, Grandal sits for Dodgers

Oct. 16, 2018 2:07 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: NO BOTHER Red Sox manager Alex Cora is brushing off the notion that Boston might be motivated for Game 3 of the AL Championship Series by a brazen social media post Monday from Astros star Alex Bregman. Houston's third baseman shared a video on Instagram of his...

Chicago Cubs hire Anthony Iapoce as hitting coach

Oct. 15, 2018 5:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are turning to a familiar face to help with their inconsistent offense. Chicago hired Anthony Iapoce as its hitting coach on Monday, replacing the fired Chili Davis. The 45-year-old Iapoce was a special assistant in the Cubs' front office for three years from 2013-15,...

AP sources: Girardi interviewed in Rangers manager search

Oct. 12, 2018 7:22 PM EDT

World Series champion Joe Girardi was interviewed Friday by the Texas Rangers in their search for a new manager. Girardi, the former New York Yankees and Florida Marlins manager, was the first person with big league managerial experience interviewed by the Rangers as they look to replace fired manager Jeff...

LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs Gio and the bullpen as NLCS begins

Oct. 12, 2018 2:49 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: STARTING OFF Clayton Kershaw starts for the Dodgers in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series against Brewers left-hander Gio Gonzalez and — more notably — Milwaukee's deep bullpen. Josh Hader and the rest of the club's lights-out relievers have...

AP sources: Rangers do 1st 3 interviews in manager search

Oct. 11, 2018 8:54 PM EDT

The Texas Rangers have done their first interviews in the search to replace fired manager Jeff Banister. According to people familiar with the details, the Rangers on Thursday interviewed Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde in Arlington, and did a phone interview with Astros bench coach Joe Espada because...

No surgery for Rangers RF Mazara after thumb examined

Oct. 2, 2018 8:24 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers right fielder Nomar Mazara won't need surgery on his sprained right thumb after being examined by a hand specialist. The Rangers said Tuesday that Dr. Thomas DiLiberti determined that the ligament in the thumb was "a little swollen but fully stable." The doctor said...