Christie's offers a rare Babe Ruth notched bat
Christie's is auctioning off a private single owner collection of rare baseball memorabilia including a Babe Ruth notched baseball bat and a letter denying reinstatement to a player involved in the Black Sox 1919 World Series scandal. (Oct. 4)news.yahoo.com
Mets let go manager Luis Rojas out after 2 losing seasons
Luis Rojas was let go as manager of the New York Mets on Monday after two losing seasons. The team declined its option on Rojas’ contract for 2022, making the announcement a day after finishing third in the NL East at 77-85 in Steve Cohen’s first year of ownership. “I want to share such heartfelt gratitude to so many in the Mets organization for not only the last two seasons as manager, but for the last 16 years in a variety of roles,” Rojas said in a statement released by the team.news.yahoo.com
Harper homers, Phils split with Mets after Nola ties K mark
Bryce Harper blew kisses at a booing crowd to punctuate his home run, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 in eight innings for a doubleheader split after Aaron Nola matched a long-standing major league record with 10 straight strikeouts in the opener.
LEADING OFF: MLB eases protocols, Altuve on power tear
Major League Baseball has taken another big step in relaxing coronavirus regulations, allowing fully vaccinated players and staff to stop wearing masks in dugouts, bullpens and clubhouses, according to a memo sent by the league and players’ association.
Mets pick coach Luis Rojas to replace Beltrn as manager
This is a 2019 photo showing Luis Rojas of the New York Mets baseball team. The New York Mets are finalizing a multiyear agreement with quality control coach Luis Rojas to make him the team's new manager, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Caught off guard in a quick split with Carlos Beltrn, the New York Mets want some continuity for a change. He has literally trained his whole life to be a manager," Van Wagenen said. He also was New York's outfield coach in 2019 and led the effort in preparing hitters for opposing pitchers, Van Wagenen said.cnbc.com