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  • Frank Thomas was larger than life in Chicago

     Frank Thomas was larger than life in Chicago
    Frank Thomas was a slugger, not a fighter. But Thomas did have one brief moment of rage, in the summer of 1996 in the visitors' dugout of old Yankee Stadium, where he shoved White Sox teammate Robin Ventura in the chest after Ventura tried to stop him...
  • Angels beat Mets on walk-off hit by pitch in 11th inning

    KEY MOMENT: Hank Conger was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th to give the Angels the walk-off victory. That came after the Angels missed a couple of chances in the eighth and 10th innings, when Albert Pujols failed to...
  • Mets Fire Manuel, Relieve GM Minaya Of Duties

    Mets Fire Manuel, Relieve GM Minaya Of Duties
    The New York Mets fired manager Jerry Manuel and general manager Omar Minaya on Monday, an expected shake-up of the big-spending ballclub after its second straight losing season. The Mets said a search is under way for a new GM, who will work with the...
  • Major League Baseball: Let the housecleaning begin [Updated]

     
    For the New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates, the 2010 season ended Sunday, but both teams still were busy Monday. [Updated at 11:34 a.m.: It was also a busy day for the Milwaukee Brewers, who fired Manager Ken Macha after......
  • Johan Santana To Have Shoulder Surgery

    Johan Santana To Have Shoulder Surgery
    Johan Santana is headed for shoulder surgery, making this the third straight year the high-priced New York Mets' ace will spend the offseason recovering from an operation. The Mets said they anticipated Santana would be OK to resume throwing next spring....
  • Report: Mets GM Minaya, Manager Manuel Out Next Season

    Report: Mets GM Minaya, Manager Manuel Out Next Season
    It looks like New York Mets General manager Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel will not be returning to their roles when the team begins its 2011 season. An official announcement is expected to be made before the playoffs begin next week. According to...
  • Question of the day: Who will be the second MLB manager fired this season? [Updated]

     
    The Kansas City Royals fired Manager Trey Hillman last Thursday, 35 games into the 2010 season. Four reporters from Tribune Co. weigh in on which Major League Baseball manager will be fired next. Check back throughout the day for more......
  • Teddy Greenstein remembers Jerome Holtzman

    I didn't meet Jerome Holtzman until he was in the ninth inning of his celebrated career. I was a young pup on the White Sox beat, and he would occasionally appear for manager Jerry Manuel's pregame sessions with reporters. Manuel would stop in...
  • Doc coming on Sunday?

     
    The Mets are working to get Dwight Gooden for Shea's closing ceremonies and two people familiar with the situation said today there is a strong possibility Doc will be in attendance. If Gooden does attend, it will be the first......
  • Theyre' planning to start on time, is that bad news?

     
    The Mets might have been wishing for a quick and thorough rainout,which would mean that instead of facing Rich Harden, they would go against some spare arm for the Cubs in a makeup game on Monday. But for now,......
  • What next? An SNL skit with Toonces the cat?

     
    You know things are bad when The Onion has turned the crosshairs on your team. Thanks to Julian Kesner for passing this along to me. The illustration is kind of funny, too. Actually, the best part is the last paragraph.......
  • "Shea haunts you to the end"

     
    That was Mike Piazza, wearing his No. 31 in royal-blue pinstripes, talking about driving to Shea yesterday morning in the driving rain. I was chatting with Piazza in the back of the press box, and he was recalling those rainy......