Rangers Manager Chris Woodward, Reliever Ian Gibaut Suspended For Pitch Thrown Behind Padres Player Following Grand SlamWoodward served his one-game suspension in Tuesday afternoon's game. Gibaut was handed a three-game suspension.
Willie Calhoun Has Surgery For Broken Jaw After Being Hit In Face By FastballDuring the surgery, Calhoun had a plate inserted to stabilize his fractured jaw. He will have limited physical activity for approximately two weeks before being re-evaluated.
New Astros Manager Dusty Baker Introduced As 'The Right Person At The Right Time'"He's a person of high integrity. He's a respected leader. He has great baseball experience and he will earn the players' trust," said Astros owner Jim Crane.
Astros Hire Dusty Baker To Replace AJ Hinch As Manager: 'He's A Winner... He's Earned The Respect'“Throughout his successful career, Dusty has embodied the qualities that we were looking for in a manager,” Astros owner Jim Crane said in a statement.
Reports: Astros Going With Dusty Baker To Guide Team As Manager Following Sign Stealing ScandalThe 70-year-old Baker becomes the oldest manager in the big leagues. He takes over from AJ Hinch, who was fired January 13.
New Mets Manager Carlos Beltran Out Of Job For Role In Astros Electronic Sign-Stealing ScandalThe Mets announced the decision Thursday in a news release, saying former Astro Carlos Beltrán and the team “agreed to mutually part ways.”
Red Sox, Manager Alex Cora Agree To Part Ways For Role In Electronic Sign Stealing ScandalBaseball Commissioner Rob Manfred mentioned Cora by name 11 times in a nine-page report Monday, describing him as a key person in the planning and execution of the cheating scheme.
Astros Owner Jim Crane Fires Manager AJ Hinch, General Manager Jeff Luhnow After Electronic Sign-Stealing Scandal“I felt with what came out in the report they both had responsibilities," said Crane during a news conference Monday afternoon.
Rangers Manager Chris Woodward Looking Ahead To 2020: 'Next Year They Should Know My Expectations'While the Rangers finished with their third consecutive losing season at 78-84, that was an 11-win improvement over 2018.
Angels Manager Brad Ausmus Tears Up Speaking About Deceased Pitcher Tyler Skaggs: 'There's No Handbook To This'On playing baseball Tuesday night, Brad Ausmus said the first game back was going to be tough regardless, and he isn't sure sitting in a hotel room an extra day would do the players any good.
Rangers Announce First 5 Coaches For New Manager Woodward's StaffThe Texas Rangers have hired Luis Ortiz as the hitting coach on new manager Chris Woodward's staff that will include three returning coaches.
Reports: Rangers Hire Dodgers 3rd Base Coach Chris Woodward As ManagerChris Woodward, 42, spent 12 seasons in the majors as an infielder, mostly with the Blue Jays, after being drafted as a long shot in the 54th round.
Champion Astros Extend Manager Hinch's Contract Through 2022The new contract A.J. Hinch got from the Houston Astros also came with a huge set of expectations.
Rangers Guarantee Banister's Contract Through 2018Jeff Banister's contract to manage the Texas Rangers has been guaranteed through 2018 after his division-winning debut.
Jobs Report: A Good Boss Can Impact Your Entire CareerA good boss will not only make your work life more enjoyable, he or she can also impact your entire career. Employees were polled on how bosses made a difference in their former lives.