Andrea Kraus of Baltimore lost, 3 and 2, in the final of the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur at the Wellesley (Mass.) Country Club on Thursday, but there's hardly any shame in falling short against one of the greatest USGA champions of all time.
Matt Klentak completes the Philadelphia Phillies' leadership makeover. Two people familiar with the decision said the Phillies will hire Klentak to be their general manager. Both people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the team hasn't announced the move.
The whisper campaign heated up when the Orioles cooled off in mid-August. The club's soft offseason had come home to roost and baseball operations chief Dan Duquette suddenly had to answer again for decisions made months earlier that might have altered the course of what was becoming a lost season. So, it was entirely predictable that Duquette's future with the team would come into question and his relationship with manager Buck Showalter would be the subject of speculation.