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LEADING OFF: Nats, Cards open NLCS, Yanks-Astros set in ALCS

Oct. 11, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: WELCOME TO THE NLCS The Washington Nationals play in the NL Championship Series for the first time, taking on St. Louis at Busch Stadium. Aníbal Sánchez starts for the Nats against Miles Mikolas. Both teams won a deciding Game 5 on the road in the NL...

Phillies fire manager Gabe Kapler in hyped season gone wrong

Oct. 10, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gabe Kapler took the fall for the Philadelphia Phillies. He was fired Thursday, nearly two weeks after a disappointing finish to a season of big expectations highlighted by Bryce Harper's arrival. Kapler went 161-163 in two years, his team unable to deliver following its offseason...

LEADING OFF: HR Derby at Yankee Stadium, Verlander vs Rays

Oct. 4, 2019 2:45 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: TEEING OFF Yankee Stadium will be the site when the teams that hit the most home runs in history start their AL Division Series. Nelson Cruz, Max Kepler and the Minnesota Twins set the major league single-season record with 307 homers this year. Eddie Rosario,...

Mets fire manager Mickey Callaway after 2 bumpy seasons

Oct. 4, 2019 1:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mickey Callaway went 11-1 in his first 12 games as manager of the New York Mets. After that, nothing ever seemed to go smoothly for him again. Following more than a year on the hot seat, Callaway was fired Thursday by the Mets after missing the playoffs in both his seasons at the helm. The...

The New York Mets say they have fired manager Mickey Callaway

Oct. 3, 2019 12:15 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets say they have fired manager Mickey Callaway.

After 2nd-half surge, improved Mets lament early mistakes

Sep. 30, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Long after the Mets' season finale had ended, Pete Alonso was still posing for photos with his fiancée near first base as children dashed by — a postgame promotion offering their own chance to circle the bags excitedly at Citi Field. You could certainly understand why Alonso,...

Braves limp into playoffs with 11-inning loss to Mets

Sep. 29, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been almost two decades since the Atlanta Braves advanced in the playoffs. After a sluggish conclusion to another rousing regular season, they're positive this year can be different. Mike Soroka recovered from a shaky start in his playoff tuneup, but the banged-up Braves limped into...

LEADING OFF: Skippers on the hot seat, playoff teams ailing

Sep. 29, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: HOT SEAT The day after the regular season can be dicey for managers — a lot of teams like to make changes. A couple of clubs got a head start on their winter plans Sunday, with the Cubs announcing Joe Maddon wouldn't be back and the Pirates firing Clint...

Alonso hits 53rd HR, sets rookie record as Mets blank Braves

Sep. 29, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso reached for a fastball on the outer part of the plate and sent it soaring just to the right of straightaway center field. He held the handle of his bat and slowly took eight short steps toward first base, his face expressionless, eyes fixed on the ball. He followed its path into...

Mets' Alonso hits 52nd HR, ties rookie mark in win vs Braves

Sep. 28, 2019 1:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Polar Bear has his paws on a major league record. Pete Alonso hit his 52nd homer to match Aaron Judge's rookie mark in the New York Mets' 4-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. He has two games left to claim the record outright. Alonso connected in the first inning against...