Arozarena, Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7, reach World Series
Arozarena homered again, 36-year-old Charlie Morton was brilliant against his former team and the Rays silenced the Houston Astros 4-2 to reach the World Series for just the second time. The Rays will face either the Los Angeles Dodgers or Atlanta Braves in the World Series in Arlington, Texas, starting Tuesday night. Tampa Bay’s only other World Series appearance was in 2008, when it lost to the Philadelphia Phillies in five games. Under new manager Dusty Baker, the Astros were trying to reach the World Series for the third time in four seasons. “Cash made the right move again — shocker,” kidded ace Tyler Glasnow, now lined up to start the World Series opener.
Chemistry class: New managers test for right mix amid virus
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 7, 2020, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell, right, listens to manager Derek Shelton during a team workout at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Shelton and other first-year managers are scrambling to make up for lost time. Fortunately for the first-year Pittsburgh Pirates manager, bench coach Donnie Kelly made it a point to provide it. I just (want) to make sure that Im talking to them, Im aware of what theyre going through, Shelton said. The 38-year-old Rojas the youngest manager in the majors read a book by Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski to help him prepare.
Carlos Beltran is out as New York Mets manager as the MLB cheating fallout continues
Carlos Beltran talks after being introduced as manager of the New York Mets during a press conference at Citi Field on November 4, 2019 in New York City. The New York Mets announced Thursday that manager Carlos Beltran will leave the team after he was named in the MLB report on the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal. Considering the circumstances, it became clear to all parties that it was not in anyone's best interest for Carlos to move forward as Manager of the New York Mets." Beltran, who played for the Houston Astros in the 2017 season, joined the Mets as manager in November. The Astros fired team manager A.J.cnbc.com
Mets part ways with manager Carlos Beltrn amid cheating scandal
The New York Mets announced Thursday that the team's manager Carlos Beltrn is leaving the organization, amid a cheating scandal that's shaking up several Major League Baseball teams. In his own statement, Beltrn said he was grateful for the opportunity but agreed the decision to step down was in the "best interest of the team." Carlos Beltrn seen November 4, 2019, in New York City. Astros manager A.J. Beltrn played under both Hinch and Cora for the Astros in 2017 and was the only player mentioned by name in the report.cbsnews.com