Yu Darvish came within one out of pitching the earliest perfect game in a Major League Baseball season, striking out 14 batters in the Texas Rangers’ 7-0 defeat of the host Houston Astros.
Russell McBride has been a Miami Marlins fan since the Major League Baseball team’s first season in 1993.
The Houston Astros won their first game as an American League team, beating the Texas Rangers 8-2 to open Major League Baseball’s regular season.
Mariano Rivera announced he is closing a career in which he’s helped the New York Yankees win five World Series titles and produced a Major League Baseball saves record that some historians say will stand forever.
Ozzie Guillen was hired as manager of the Florida Marlins, two days after being released from his contract with the Chicago White Sox.
Jack McKeon, who led the Florida Marlins to a World Series title in 2003 at the age of 72, will retire from baseball after the team’s last game of the season on Sept. 28.
Ozzie Guillen was released from his contract as manager of the Chicago White Sox and his next job may be with the Florida Marlins.
Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez resigned today after the team lost a ninth straight Major League Baseball game yesterday.
Jack McKeon became the second-oldest manager in Major League Baseball history, returning at age 80 to the Florida Marlins as they try to end a 10-game losing streak.
The Florida Marlins fired manager Fredi Gonzalez and two coaches after the team posted a losing record through 70 games this season.