Manny Machado

NEW YORK | AP source: LeMahieu, Yankees agree to $24M, 2-year deal

NEW YORK—Jan 11, 2019—Gold Glove-winning free-agent second baseman D.J. LeMahieu and the Yankees have agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that would appear to eliminate New York as a destination for Manny Machado. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because … Continue reading NEW YORK | AP source: LeMahieu, Yankees agree to $24M, 2-year deal

ATLANTA | Steinbrenner on Machado comments: ‘That ain’t going to sell’

ATLANTA — Flush with cash, the New York Yankees may take a run at Manny Machado. But first, the slugging infielder would have some explaining to do. Arriving in Atlanta for two days of owners meetings at a hotel next to the Braves’ SunTrust Park, Hal Steinbrenner discussed the state of a team that has … Continue reading ATLANTA | Steinbrenner on Machado comments: ‘That ain’t going to sell’

LOS ANGELES | Machado’s first World Series one to forget for Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles’ hopes that Manny Machado would help deliver the Dodgers’ first World Series title since 1988 ended up falling way short. Machado struggled against the Boston Red Sox in his first World Series, going 4 for 22. He was hitless in four at-bats in Game 5 on Sunday night, including falling … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Machado’s first World Series one to forget for Dodgers

LOS ANGELES |  Red Sox, Dodgers tied 1-all after 11 in Game 3 of Series

LOS ANGELES  — Game 3 of the World Series is going to the 12th inning in a 1-1 deadlock. Neither the Boston Red Sox nor the Los Angeles Dodgers got much going in the 11th — no surprise for a game dominated by pitching. Pedro Baez completed his second scoreless inning of relief for the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES |  Red Sox, Dodgers tied 1-all after 11 in Game 3 of Series

BOSTON | The Latest: Kelly uses 100 mph heat to preserve Boston lead

BOSTON — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:51 p.m. Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly used his 100 mph heat to restore order to a grinding game, preserving Boston’s 5-3 lead after six innings. Kelly retired three straight Dodgers, the first solid effort by a bullpen guy this evening. Los Angeles reliever … Continue reading BOSTON | The Latest: Kelly uses 100 mph heat to preserve Boston lead

BOSTON | The Latest: Red Sox back in lead, both teams go to bullpens

BOSTON  — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:51 p.m. Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly used his 100 mph heat to restore order to a grinding game, preserving Boston’s 5-3 lead after six innings. Kelly retired three straight Dodgers, the first solid effort by a bullpen guy this evening. Los Angeles reliever … Continue reading BOSTON | The Latest: Red Sox back in lead, both teams go to bullpens

BOSTON | Manny the Masher, Manny the Miscreant & Macho Manny

BOSTON — Most players are questioned ahead of their World Series debuts. Manny Machado was cross-examined. October’s villain is especially despised at Fenway Park for planting his spikes into Dustin Pedroia in April 2017 . The Boston second baseman hasn’t been the same. “That’s old history,” Machado said Monday, deflector shields raised. He’s Manny the … Continue reading BOSTON | Manny the Masher, Manny the Miscreant & Macho Manny

LEADING OFF: Dodgers face Miley for real, Granderson’s grin

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: FOR REAL THIS TIME Wade Miley is ready for take two. The Brewers left-hander figures to see more than one batter in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series when he tries to help Milwaukee stave off elimination, down 3-2 to the Dodgers. Miley goes back … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Dodgers face Miley for real, Granderson’s grin