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Diamondbacks eke past the Reds

Diamondbacks eke past the Reds

Paul Goldschmidt and Didi Gregorius hit two-run homers on Wednesday, boosting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

Terry Francona, Clint Hurdle named MLB managers of year

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians and the Pittsburgh Pirates' Clint Hurdle Tuesday were named Major League Baseball 2013 Managers of the Year.
Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes on 15-day DL with hand injury

Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes on 15-day DL with hand injury

OAKLAND, Calif., April 13 (UPI) -- Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has landed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained muscle in his left hand, the team announced Saturday.

UPI NewsTrack Sports

Report: Lakers owner Buss hospitalized ... Athletics closer Balfour has knee surgery ... Senators' Karlsson has Achilles surgery ... UConn's Wolf arraigned in domestic case ... Sports news from United Press International.

Athletics closer Balfour has knee surgery

PHOENIX, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour underwent knee surgery Thursday but says he hopes to be ready for Opening Day.
San Francisco Giants win World Series, Detroit's Cabrera wins Triple Crown

San Francisco Giants win World Series, Detroit's Cabrera wins Triple Crown

The San Francisco Giants made an amazing playoff run to the 2012 World Series title in a year when Miguel Cabrera had an amazing season.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International

Johnson, Melvin win Manager of the Year

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Washington Nationals skipper Davey Johnson and Oakland Athletics counterpart Bob Melvin Tuesday were named baseball's Managers of the Year.
Maddon, Gibson managers of year

Maddon, Gibson managers of year

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays and Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks were named the top managers in each league Wednesday.

MLB: Oakland 7, Chicago White Sox 5

CHICAGO, June 11 (UPI) -- Scott Sizemore's three-run double with two out in the ninth Friday rallied Oakland to a 7-5 win over the Chicago White Sox, ending the A's 10-game skid.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 9, Oakland 4

CHICAGO, June 9 (UPI) -- Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko each had a two-run homer Thursday and the Chicago White Sox piled up 15 hits in rolling over Oakland 9-4.
Bob Melvin named A's interim skipper

Bob Melvin named A's interim skipper

OAKLAND, Calif., June 9 (UPI) -- The Oakland Athletics said Thursday they had fired Manager Bob Geren and brought in former Arizona skipper Bob Melvin to serve as his interim replacement.

Hinch named Diamondbacks manager

SAN DIEGO, May 8 (UPI) -- Arizona Diamondbacks vice president for player development AJ Hinch was named Friday to replace fired Manager Bob Melvin.

Diamondbacks fire manager

PHOENIX, May 8 (UPI) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks announced Thursday they had dismissed Bob Melvin as their manager.

Melvin: Yankees' Sabathia offer too rich

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Brewers General Manager Bob Melvin has told a Milwaukee newspaper the Yankees overbid for the services of left-hander CC Sabathia.
Orlando Hudson out with broken wrist

Orlando Hudson out with broken wrist

PHOENIX, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Orlando Hudson likely is done for the 2008 season after breaking his left wrist in Saturday's contest against Atlanta.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks Joe Garagiola Jr. introduces Bob Melvin as the new manager after news stories and a background investigation found events in Wally Backman's background that didn't fit with the Diamondbacks Nov. 5, 2004 in Phoenix, AZ. Backman had been introduced November 1, 2004 as the new manager. (UPI Photo/Will Powers)
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Robert Paul Melvin (born October 28, 1961 in Palo Alto, California) is a former Major League Baseball catcher and manager. He most recently served as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, from 2005 until his firing on May 7, 2009.

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