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Cash wins 2nd straight Manager of the Year; Kapler NL winner

Nov. 16, 2021 20:58 PM EST

For Kevin Cash, being mentioned in the same sentence with Bobby Cox is an honor. “That’s wrong. I shouldn’t be," Cash said. "But saying that, it’s incredibly humbling. When you think about greats in our game, Bobby Cox is right there.” Cash...

No. 2 UCLA rallies to beat No. 4 Villanova 86-77

Nov. 13, 2021 02:50 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two highly ranked teams and a raucous crowd packed into historic Pauley Pavilion sure made it seem like it was already March Madness. It's not just yet, although No. 2 UCLA backed up its Final Four run last spring with an 86-77 overtime victory...

Heaney eager to bounce back with Dodgers after rough year

Nov. 12, 2021 18:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Heaney is eager to bounce back from a rough season. The Los Angeles Dodgers believe he can, too, with some adjustments. The free agent left-hander signed an $8.5 million, one-year deal this week that brings him back to Southern California,...

Rangers name Hyers hitting coach, reunite him with Woodward

Nov. 10, 2021 13:53 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers named Tim Hyers their hitting coach Wednesday after he spent the past four seasons in the same role for the Boston Red Sox. Hyers and Rangers manager Chris Woodward worked together as assistants on manager Dave Roberts' staff...

Lucky lumber: Rosario's hot bat leads Braves to Series

Oct. 24, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Eddie Rosario talked the other day about his lucky lumber, a 33 1/2-inch, 31-ounce Chandler Bat that started to heat up with a four-hit night in mid-September. “I’ve been using that bat that I hit for the cycle with and it has not disappointed,” he...

Kershaw, Scherzer among Dodgers stars with uncertain futures

Oct. 24, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers finally ran out of comebacks. They won’t have a chance to defend their World Series title after losing to the Atlanta Braves in six games in the NL Championship Series. It might have been the last game together for such key...

Scherzer watches, Buehler struggles as Dodgers' season ends

Oct. 24, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Baseball’s biggest payroll couldn’t buy the Los Angeles Dodgers another championship. Certainly not with so many high-priced expenditures stuck on the bench when it mattered most. The defending World Series champion Dodgers...

Brave new world: Atlanta beats LA 4-2, heads to World Series

Oct. 24, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Led by an unlikely hero, the Atlanta Braves are heading back to a place that used to be so familiar to them. The World Series. Eddie Rosario capped a remarkable NL Championship Series with a three-run homer, sending the Braves to the...

Buehler gets the start for Dodgers in Game 6 of NLCS

Oct. 23, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers tapped Walker Buehler to start Game 6 of the NL Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night after bumping achy Max Scherzer. The right-handed Buehler was coming back on just three days' rest, with the 106-win...

LEADING OFF: Braves try again to eliminate Dodgers, reach WS

Oct. 22, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday: ___ ATLANTA'S ATTEMPT Freddie Freeman and the Braves get another chance to earn a trip to the World Series when they host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the NL...