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Ray Herbert, Detroit sandlot ace and 1962 AL All-Star, dies

Jan. 26, 2023 23:30 PM EST

Ray Herbert, a 1962 All-Star Game winning pitcher who threw batting practice for his hometown Detroit Tigers for decades after retiring, died peacefully in Plymouth, Michigan, five days after his 93rd birthday. Herbert started his big league career with Detroit in 1950 and pitched...

Motivated Brewers determined to start new playoff streak

Jan. 18, 2023 21:09 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers shortstop Willy Adames attended the World Series as a spectator last season but couldn’t help but wonder what might have been. Milwaukee went 86-76 last year, ending a string of four straight playoff appearances. In the race for the National League’s...

Phillies put World Series run on backburner as 2023 looms

Jan. 18, 2023 18:17 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brandon Marsh knows his way around a cold one after not one or two -- but four! -- Phillies clubhouse celebrations on their way to the World Series. So when the 25-year-old outfielder found himself on the big screen this week at a Flyers game, Marsh obliged fans...

Frank Thomas, Pirates star and original Met, dies at 93

Jan. 16, 2023 22:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Thomas, a three-time All-Star with his hometown Pittsburgh Pirates who later became the top hitter on the expansion New York Mets, died Monday. He was 93. Both teams announced Thomas' death. The Mets said he died Monday morning in Pittsburgh. No cause was...

Cards president: Holliday's surprise departure 'not ideal'

Jan. 14, 2023 13:52 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The resignation of Matt Holliday as the St. Louis Cardinals bench coach caught team President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak by surprise, but he’s happy with the hiring of Joe McEwing. Mozeliak addressed the media Saturday morning at Busch Stadium during...

Cardinals hire McEwing as bench coach after Holliday resigns

Jan. 12, 2023 12:51 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cardinals hired Joe McEwing as their new bench coach Thursday to replace longtime star Matt Holliday, who took the job in November but quit to spend more time with his family. The 50-year-old McEwing, who was originally drafted by the Cardinals in 1992 and...

Marlins trade SS Miguel Rojas to Dodgers for prospect

Jan. 11, 2023 20:52 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers got their shortstop on Wednesday night, acquiring Miguel Rojas from the Miami Marlins in exchange for infield prospect Jacob Amaya. The teams announced the trade Wednesday night. The Dodgers needed a shortstop after Trea Turner...

Kimbrel guaranteed $10M in Philadelphia Phillies contract

Jan. 11, 2023 17:50 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Reliever Craig Kimbrel will get $10 million from his one-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. An eight-time All-Star, Kimbrel was coming off a deal with the Chicago Cubs that was worth $58 million over four seasons, including the option year in 2022,...

Segura introduced by Marlins, talks plan to play third base

Jan. 11, 2023 14:15 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Everything is about to be new for Jean Segura. He’s got a new team, he’s wearing a new number and the Miami Marlins are asking him to play a new position. The Marlins’ third baseman — a position he played very sparingly in his first 11 major league seasons —...

Miley feeling better as he agrees to 2nd stint with Brewers

Jan. 09, 2023 17:26 PM EST

Wade Miley says he’s feeling healthy again and eager to match the success he had during his last stint with Milwaukee. The 36-year-old left-hander went 5-2 with a 2.57 ERA in 16 starts with Milwaukee in 2018 as the Brewers won the NL Central title and reached Game 7 of the NL...