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  1. Scioscia voted top AL managerRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Wave

    Angels manager Mike Scioscia was selected as the Sporting News AL Manager of the Year on Tuesday, an award determined by a vote of managers. The manager of the year award from the Baseball Writers' Association of America, which has become a more prestigious award, will be announced Nov. 11. Scioscia, whose job security was questioned as recently as a year ago, led the Angels to a major-league best 98 victories and an American League West title.

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  2. Scioscia named AL Manager of Year by Sporting NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

    Angels skipper Mike Scioscia was named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday by Sporting News, which also named Matt Williams of the Nationals in the National League based on a panel of 22 fellow managers. Scioscia edged out the Orioles' Buck Showalter, 6-5, for guiding the Angels to a Major League-best 98 wins before getting swept in the American League Division Series by a Royals team that reeled off eight consecutive postseason victories en route to the World Series.

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  3. Mike Scioscia honored by fellow AL managersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

    Angels manager Mike Scioscia was selected as the Sporting News AL Manager of the Year on Tuesday, an award determined by a vote of managers. The manager of the year award from the Baseball Writers' Association of America, which has become a more prestigious award, will be announced on Nov. 11. Scioscia, whose job security was questioned as recently as a year ago, led the Angels to a major-league best 98 victories and an American League West title.

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  4. MLB awards: Mike Scioscia, Matt Williams voted top managersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... the Halos. Williams was managing for the first time at any level. The Angels went 98-64 and won the American League West by 10 games despite being down to the A's by as many as six games in June. Scioscia accomplished all that despite losing ace ...

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  5. Matt Shoemaker second in Sporting News AL Rookie of the Year VotingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Halo Hangout

    ... American League Comeback Player of the Year was also announced today and awarded to Chris Young of the American League West, Seattle Mariners. Albert Pujols was not in the top five of voting after having a very good season in 2014. He is not the ...

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  6. World Series has familiar ring to former Royals pitcher Mark GubiczaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | New York Daily News

    Former Royals pitcher Mark Gubicza thinks backs to his days in Kansas City while watching this year's squad make the World Series. Mark Gubicza earned it in the second season of his 14-year career, when his Kansas City Royals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals for the 1985 world championship in seven games.

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  7. Angels destined for postseason in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Halo Hangout

    ... field. Do I think the Angels make the playoffs in 2015? Certainly. Do I think they run away with the American League West again? Absolutely not. The Angels are going to have to get a better rotation and hope that players bounce back from bad ...

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  8. Blue collar' Jeff Banister: Rangers will show up to play, show up to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Dallas Morning News

    New Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister laid out his vision for the future of his new club on Friday morning. "We show up to play, we show up to win," Banister stated at the conclusion of his opening statement during an introductory news conference Friday morning.

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  9. New York Yankees looking for new hitting coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Isportsweb.com

    The New York Yankees said goodbye to hitting coach Kevin Long last week and are already setting their sights on someone new. After a week of saying he was cautious to fire his employees, New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner decided Long's eight season career with the Yankees was over.

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  10. Banister's underdog story suits RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    Banister inherits a Rangers' team that finished last in a loaded American League West this year and abruptly lost popular manager Ron Washington, who resigned due to personal reasons late in the season. Banister, who was the Pittsburgh Pirates' bench coach the past four seasons, successfully battled bone cancer during his high school days in Houston.

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  11. Texas Rangers Hire Pirates Bench Coach Jeff Banister as ManagerRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Bloomberg

    The Texas Rangers hired Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as the successor to Ron Washington , who resigned last month as manager of the Major League Baseball team. Banister got the role over Tim Bogar, who took charge of the Rangers on an interim basis after Washington stepped down for an unspecified personal reason on Sept.

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  12. Texas Rangers to hire Jeff Banister as manager; What does that mean for the Angels?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Halo Hangout

    ... Rangers. The team will be healthier in 2015 and should be back to contending for a division title. The American League West looks to be one of the most competitive divisions in the league. The Angels will have their hands full with the Rangers and ...

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  13. Three Reasons Why The Royals Came Out Of NowhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | CBS Local

    The Kansas City Royals completed an ALCS sweep of the Baltimore Orioles, securing their spot in the World Series for the first time since 1985 . They had to go through Oakland in a wildcard game to get there, followed by the AL West Champion Angels.

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  14. Seeing Blue: Kansas City Royals on the cusp of Fall ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Call to the Pen

    Oct 14, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals mascot waves a flag after game three of the 2014 ALCS playoff baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports The Kansas City Royals came out of the 2014 regular season with a Wild Card berth, a .549 winning percentage and a second-place finish in the American League Central.

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  15. Honor Oakland Legacy With A Throwback Alternate UniRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Swingin' A's

    The A's 1969 throwbacks were a hit on July 27 last year with fans calling for them to be a regular uniform Photo: Michael Macor, San Francisco Chronicle While the Athletics had "Throwback Thursday" promotions for the 2014 season where fans received select buttons from years past and honored the World Championship teams of 1974 and 1989 on two separate weekends, the organization failed to grasp the throwback or turn-back-the-clock concept without any dates where the A's and opponents wore throwback themed uniforms.

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  16. Examining the decline of ejection rates in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Lookout Landing

    Although the Mariners led the AL West with nearly 10 ejections this year, ejection rates plummeted across the league in the second half of the season. When we last broached the subject of ejection rates in Major League Baseball, umpire Bob Davidson had just made headlines after antagonizing Brad Miller over a called strike three.

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  17. Arizona Diamondbacks hire Chip Hale as managerRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Hale was one of five finalists for the Diamondbacks manager position. Former MLB manager Jim Tracy, minor league manager Phil Nevin, Cleveland Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr., and Diamondbacks assistant hitting coach Turner Ward were the other finalists.

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  18. Could Nelson Cruz be a New York Yankee?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Nolan Writin'

    ... z will end up with the Orioles and not the Yankees. Either way it would preferably not be a team in the American League West that the Rangers would play frequently.

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  19. The lingering spectre of regressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Lookout Landing

    The Mariners had themselves a nice little 2014, but a lot of the ways that they got to their 87-75 record were, shall we say, mildly unsustainable. Let's consider a few regression candidates.

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  20. 2014 Angel Killer All-Star TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Halos Heaven

    Yes, it's a two-year-old picture. But it's the only one with the former and current Ultimate Angel Killers.

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