Manny Machado

Dodgers meet with Harper, Roberts says it was good session

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Bryce Harper met with the Los Angeles Dodgers over the weekend, a sign the market for the star free agent might be picking up as spring training enters its second full week. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts confirmed the Sunday night meeting, saying it was “good” and a chance for the sides … Continue reading Dodgers meet with Harper, Roberts says it was good session

TEMPE, Ariz | Clark: Machado’s deal doesn’t mean system is working

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Players’ union head Tony Clark says Adam Wainwright’s comments about a possible strike were in line with widespread concern he hears from his members about a free-agent market they claim has become dysfunctional. Starting his tour of spring training camps, Clark said he isn’t drawing conclusions about the market based on … Continue reading TEMPE, Ariz | Clark: Machado’s deal doesn’t mean system is working

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

SAN FRANCISCO | Dodgers clinch sixth straight playoff trip, beat Giants 10-6

SAN FRANCISCO — The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched baseball’s final playoff berth and gave themselves a chance to still win the NL West, getting a go-ahead triple from Manny Machado in the eighth inning Saturday and beating the San Francisco Giants 10-6. The defending NL champions locked up their sixth straight trip to the postseason, … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Dodgers clinch sixth straight playoff trip, beat Giants 10-6

BALTIMORE | Porcello throws 6 shutout innings as Red Sox top Orioles 5-3

BALTIMORE— Rick Porcello scattered six hits over six scoreless innings, Mitch Moreland homered and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 Monday night in a matchup between the best and worst teams in the major leagues. Andrew Benintendi drove in two runs for the AL East leaders, who have won 15 of 17 … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Porcello throws 6 shutout innings as Red Sox top Orioles 5-3

MILWAUKEE  | Machado joins Dodgers after deal with Orioles

MILWAUKEE  — It’s a whole new beginning for Manny Machado after months of uncertainty. Perfect time for a new number, too. One with an LA story and a Baltimore past. Machado joined the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday after coming over in a blockbuster trade with the Orioles during the All-Star break, putting one of … Continue reading MILWAUKEE  | Machado joins Dodgers after deal with Orioles

BALTIMORE | Machado hits 2 HRs, Orioles beat Yankees 6-5

BALTIMORE — Manny Machado hit two home runs, Jonathan Schoop singled in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied past the New York Yankees 6-5 Tuesday night. Greg Bird homered and drove in four runs for the Yankees, who own an inexplicable 4-5 record against the last-place … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Machado hits 2 HRs, Orioles beat Yankees 6-5