(Reuters) – The Houston Astros have appointed A.J. Hinch as manager in place of Bo Porter, who was fired earlier this month, the Major League Baseball team said on Monday. Hinch, 40, managed the Arizona Diamondbacks from May 2009 until July 2010, compiling an 89-123 record, and was then vice-president of professional scouting for the San Diego Padres for the next four years. “I couldn’t be more excited to be the manager of the Houston Astros,” Hinch said in a statement. “We have a lot of work to do to bring winning back to the city of Houston and Astros fans everywhere. …

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Arguably the worst year in San Diego Padres history ended with an eighth straight season out of the playoffs and manager Bud Black still employed.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The final numbers are in, and Major League Baseball’s batting average hasn’t been this low since Richard Nixon was in the White House, a gallon of gasoline cost 55 cents and the designated hitter was a radical proposal limited to spring training experiments.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At the end of a long and sporadic regular season for the San Francisco Giants, Hunter Pence held the microphone to his mouth and gave fans at AT&T Park a pep talk.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is the winner of the ”Willie Mac” Award.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just before throwing a warmup pitch in his final start before the postseason, the Giants’ Jake Peavy stood on the mound, turned and pointed his glove toward the visitor’s dugout.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If the Giants are going to make a serious run at winning a third World Series title in five years, they’ll have to do it starting on the road.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Diego Padres rallied from six runs down and nearly spoiled San Francisco’s delayed clinching party.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pitcher Tim Hudson received a phone call from his wife as he drove to the ballpark congratulating him for making the playoffs. Bruce Bochy followed on his iPad as Milwaukee lost at Cincinnati to secure the San Francisco Giants a place in the one-game NL wild card.

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