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Rule change helps Angels with Shohei Ohtani's pitching rehab

Baseball / MLB Jan 18, 2020

Rule change helps Angels with Shohei Ohtani's pitching rehab

Two-way talent Shohei Ohtani can take pitching rehab assignments in the minors without losing his place in the Los Angeles Angels' major league lineup thanks to a rule change this season, Angels General Manager Billy Eppler said Friday. Ohtani, the 2018 American League Rookie of ...

Tony La Russa accused of sign-stealing

Baseball / MLB Jan 18, 2020

Tony La Russa accused of sign-stealing

Three-time World Series champion manager Tony La Russa used a camera-aided system to steal signs from opposing MLB teams in the late 1980s, retired star Jack McDowell claimed Friday. McDowell told Charlotte radio station WFNZ that the Chicago White Sox had a system established by ...

Baseball / MLB Jan 17, 2020

Giants make Alyssa Nakken first female major league coach

APAlyssa Nakken became the first female coach on a major league staff in baseball history Thursday when she was named an assistant under new Giants manager Gabe Kapler. Major League Baseball confirmed Nakken is the first woman coach in the majors. Nakken is a former ...

Beltran out as Mets manager amid scandal

Baseball / MLB Jan 17, 2020

Beltran out as Mets manager amid scandal

Carlos Beltran, called out on a curveball again. So for the second time since they last threw a pitch, the New York Mets are in the market for a new manager. Sign of the times. Beltran's 2½-month tenure as Mets manager ended Thursday before he spent a ...