Will late injuries cost Mike Trout and Christian Yelich an MVP? Which Astros pitcher will win the Cy Young? Awards season is here.
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Here's what you need to know as baseball's best performers of the season get honored.
Brown is back for the San Diego Padres.
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A hot name in the relief market: Drew Pomeranz. After the Brewers dealt for him and moved him full-time to the bullpen, he was incredible: 26.1 IP, 45 Ks, 2.39 ERA. With a paucity of left-handed relievers available, he's going to get a multiyear deal at a strong AAV.
Sorry, Detroit: Your team follows in the footsteps of other recent biggest losers. Where did every other club fall?
Buster, Tim Kurkjian and Keith Law look ahead to 2020 by tackling the biggest questions swirling around some of the sport's biggest names this offseason. In a roundtable discussion, the guys talk about the Mets' hiring of Carlos Beltran, JD Martinez's contract and what it means for Boston, if Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon will return to the Nationals and more (5:27). Plus, Rena Banena's final "Bleacher Tweets" (29:39) and some final words from former Commissioner Bart Giamatti (41:21).
Jayce Tingler was presented as San Diego's manager, and he was wearing the club's classic brown jersey, which is expected to return next season.
After a stunning World Series title, Washington faces some uncertainty this offseason. Will the Nats be No. 1 again or will the Astros or Dodgers take their place?
The San Diego Padres have officially announced the hiring of Jayce Tingler as their new manager.
With Zack Greinke on the hill fighting to save Houston's championship hopes tonight, ESPN Radio's Chris Singleton talks with Buster about the pitching matchup, why Houston's offense has struggled, how the Astros can steal Game 3 and more (12:57). Plus, Karl Ravech on the biggest challenge facing David Ross and the Cubs and if Joe Girardi will be able to connect with his players in Philadelphia (35:28). And, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (30:02).
The Padres have hired Jayce Tingler of the Rangers as their next manager, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
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Jayce Tingler has been hired as manager of the San Diego Padres, sources familiar with the decision tell ESPN.
Here's what you need to know about which managers have been fired, how appealing the vacancies are and how the searches are going.
MLB teams looking to avoid unwanted affiliations, bad venues and poor facilities could be driving the agenda, but how would it work?
On the field and in the stands, how players and others react to MLB's newly juiceless baseballs off the bat tells a story.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Carlos Beltrán said he was approached by the Padres and Cubs to interview for their managerial vacancies, but that he declined because he's focused on his job with the Yankees as special advisor to GM Brian Cashman.
Padres minor league pitcher Jacob Nix has been charged with two counts of criminal trespassing for trying to enter an Arizona home through the doggie door.
San Diego Padres executive chairman and co-owner Ron Fowler said he's had enough after the club's ninth straight losing season.
The San Diego Padres couldn't wait to put another lost season behind them and move on to 2020.
The Astros, Yankees and Dodgers clearly were up to the task all season, but which teams were pleasant surprises and which ones disappointed?
Taijuan Walker returned from Tommy John surgery on the final day of the regular season, Tim Locastro beat out an infield grounder to drive home the winning run in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 1-0 Sunday.
With multiple teams frustrated with their 2019 seasons, this winter could feature a lot of turnover in the dugout.