Gardenhire gets 3-year deal to manage Tigers

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers were certainly familiar with Ron Gardenhire’s managerial resume. Some of his most significant accomplishments came at their expense. “It’s going to be nice to have him on our side of the dugout,” said Al Avila, Detroit’s general manager. The Tigers hired Gardenhire

Nats’ Murphy has surgery to repair cartilage

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy underwent surgery to repair damage to the articular cartilage in his right knee, the team said Friday. The Nationals said that Murphy will immediately begin the rehabilitation process and “will progress throughout the offseason.” Murphy had a .322 batting average with

Verlander deserving of ALCS MVP even if Yankees win series

The Houston Astros stayed alive after they defeated the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series on Friday. While the Astros’ struggling offense finally came to life during the 7-1 victory, it was right-hander Justin Verlander who was the difference-maker for the second time in the series, tossing seven scoreless

Baker won’t return as Nationals manager in ’18

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Dusty Baker will not return as the Washington Nationals‘ manager in 2018, the team announced Friday. Baker led the Nationals to the postseason in each of his two seasons with the club but couldn’t get past the National League Division Series. “This was an incredibly difficult decision

Baker won’t return as Nationals manager in 2018

Back-to-back division titles weren’t enough to keep Dusty Baker in the Washington Nationals’ dugout. The Nationals announced Friday that Baker won’t return as manager in 2018, just a few weeks after his team was eliminated in the National League Division Series for a second consecutive year. “(Dusty) led the team to the first back-to-back division