New Dodgers boss to retain Don Mattlingly as manager in 2015

...will be the bench coach for new Houston manager A.J. Hinch.The Astros announced the coach staff Friday. Former Texas Rangers third base coach Gary Pettis will fill the same role with the Astros, and will also oversee baserunning and outfield...

Rangers hire Jeff Banister as manager

Jeff Banister will be introduced this morning as the Texas Rangers' manager after edging out Tim Bogar and Kevin Cash for the full-time duty of replacing Ron Washington.Banister, a longtime...

Braves' Fredi Gonzalez says staff decisions could come in several days

...or third base coach, for Arizona for three seasons.The Diamondbacks also have asked for permission to interview Texas Rangers interim manager Tim Bogar. METS: Will replace hitting coach Lamar Johnson and assistant hitting coach Luis Natera...

Kershaw will start for Dodgers in Game 4

...to make a full recovery well before the 2015 season. CUBS: Claimed left-hander Joseph Ortiz off waivers from the Texas Rangers.Ortiz, 24, missed much of last season because of a broken left foot. He went 2-2 with a 4.23 ERA in 32 games...

Rangers complete sweep of struggling Braves

ARLINGTON, Texas - Colby Lewis had a hard time recalling the last time the Texas Rangers swept a series.The answer was nearly five months ago.Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory, Luis Sardinas doubled...

Rangers break tie in eighth, edge Braves

ARLINGTON, Texas - Robinson Chirinos hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, sending the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.Adrian Beltre and Ryan Rua had two hits apiece as Texas won for only...

Rookies Odor, Bonilla lead Rangers past Braves

ARLINGTON, Texas - Rougned Odor's go-ahead double gave fellow rookie Lisalverto Bonilla a win in his first major-league start, and the last-place Texas Rangers beat Atlanta 3-2 Saturday, handing the Braves another setback in their push for an NL wild-card spot.

USC Aiken product Taylor Grover earns promotion in Boston Red Sox system

...Wilkerson played for Salem in 2011-12. Wilkerson is currently on the Double-A Portland roster. BREAKOUT SEASON: Texas Rangers prospect Andrew Faulkner hasn't received the recognition of many within a strong system, but his prospect status has...

A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...the second round in 2002. He made his major league debut June 10, 2006 and got no decision in a 7-4 loss to the Texas Rangers. He won five of his next seven starts before taking his first loss in his 10th.In his nine major league seasons...

Eligibility is cut to 10 years for Baseball Hall of Fame

...Author Roger Angell was presented the J.J. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing and Texas Rangers announcer Eric Nadel got the Ford C. Frick Award for major contributions to baseball broadcasting."The Hall of...