After third baseman Justin Turner and closer Kenley Jansen propelled the Los Angeles Dodgers to their most recent home playoff victory a few days ago, they took off their uniforms and pulled on T-shirts supporting a teammate. This type of thing…GREG BEACHAM (AP Sports Writer)
The Detroit Tigers were certainly familiar with Ron Gardenhire's managerial resume. ''It's going to be nice to have him on our side of the dugout,'' said Al Avila, Detroit's general manager. The Tigers hired Gardenhire as their manager, bringing…NOAH TRISTER (AP Baseball Writer)
Justin Verlander agreed to that last-second trade to the Houston Astros with hopes of another World Series, and has since won all eight games he has pitched. The Astros have to win Verlander's ninth game - or their season will end short of that…STEPHEN HAWKINS (AP Sports Writer)
Dusty Baker is done as manager of the Washington Nationals after two seasons, two NL East titles and zero playoff series victories. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said he told Baker the news via telephone Friday morning. ''Our expectations…HOWARD FENDRICH (AP Sports Writer)
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers are declining their $16 million option on right-hander Anibal Sanchez.