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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...

Miami's Don Mattingly wins NL Manager of the Year award

Nov. 10, 2020 6:22 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Miami's Don Mattingly wins NL Manager of the Year award.

Mookie Betts, Jacob deGrom in the mix for historic NL awards

Nov. 2, 2020 10:57 PM EST

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts could become the second player to win the MVP award in each league, and New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom is in the running for his third consecutive NL Cy Young Award. The competition, of course, is tough. Betts, Freddie Freeman and Manny Machado are the top finishers for...

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow celebrates after Game 5 of the baseball team's AL Division Series against the New York Yankees, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in San Diego. Tampa Bay won 2-1 to advance to the AL Championship Series. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

LEADING OFF: Rays thwart Yankees, seek revenge vs Astros

Oct. 9, 2020 11:23 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: ___ REVENGE RAYS The Tampa Bay Rays have more revenge in mind heading to the AL Championship Series. Mike Brosseau hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning off All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman on Friday night, propelling Tampa Bay past the rival Yankees...

El mánager Don Mattingly de los Marlins de Miami celebra con los jugadores tras conseguir la clasificación a los playoffs con una victoria ante los Yanquis de Nueva York, el viernes 25 de septiembre de 2020. (AP Foto/Corey Sipkin)

Big progress for Marlins, but they're still chasing Braves

Oct. 9, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — After an improbable run to the playoffs, the Miami Marlins confronted a hard reality in the National League Division Series: They still can’t beat the Atlanta Braves. The Marlins were sent to the sideline later than usual, but forcefully, when Atlanta completed a best-of-5 sweep with...

Atlanta Braves players celebrate after defeating the Miami Marlins in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Wright, d'Arnaud lead Braves to sweep Marlins, reach NLCS

Oct. 8, 2020 7:39 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Not since the days of John Smoltz, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine had the Atlanta Braves pitched like this in the playoffs. And even those future Hall of Famers didn't throw the way these Braves have this postseason. “What those guys did on the mound is almost mind-blowing," manager...

Miami Marlins' Brian Anderson (15) reacts after striking out in the first inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Improbable playoff run ends for young, improving Marlins

Oct. 8, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

CEO Derek Jeter watched the Miami Marlins’ final game of the season from a sky box at Minute Maid Park in Houston as they underscored a point he had made a few days earlier regarding their climb toward title contention: There’s still a lot of work to do. The young Marlins achieved surprising...

Atlanta Braves' Ian Anderson delivers a pitch during the fourth inning in Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series against the Miami Marlins Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Anderson sharp, Markakis alert, Braves blank Miami, lead 2-0

Oct. 7, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Ian Anderson pitched like an October veteran. Old pro Nick Markakis threw the best strike of the game. And just like that, the Atlanta Braves are on the verge of something they haven't done since the days of Chipper, the Big Three and Bobby Cox. Anderson blanked Miami into the sixth...

Atlanta Braves third base coach Ron Washington consoles Ronald Acuna Jr., center, during the third inning in Game 1 of a baseball National League Division Series against the Miami Marlins Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Acuña HR, plunked again, Braves top Marlins 9-5 to open NLDS

Oct. 6, 2020 7:09 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. made history with a leadoff home run to start things off for the Atlanta Braves in their NL Division Series opener against Miami. And another hit — once more by the Marlins, this time with Sandy Alcantara's fastball to the left hip — fired up the Braves...

A member of the Miami Marlins staff and manager Don Mattingly, right, lead Starling Marte (6) away after Marte was hit by a pitch in the ninth inning of Game 1 of a National League wild-card baseball series against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. Marte left the game with an unknown injury. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Miami OF Marté left off NLDS roster against Braves

Oct. 6, 2020 1:53 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Miami Marlins left outfielder Starling Marté off their NL Division Series roster against the Atlanta Braves because of a hand injury. Marté fractured his left hand in Miami's first wild-card game against the Chicago Cubs on Sept. 30, though the Marlins had hoped he would be...