Bob Watson, former MLB player and World Series-winning general manager, dies at 73 Friday, 15 May 2020
Former major-league player and World Series-winning general manager Bob Watson has died, the Houston Astros announced. He was 73.

💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Major League Baseball Major League Baseball Professional baseball league

Dodgers stroll to win against Rays to take 2-1 World Series lead

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 to take a 2-1 lead in Major League Baseball's best-of-seven World Series.
BBC News

Rays' Randy Arozarena ties MLB record for home runs in a postseason, breaks Derek Jeter's rookie hits mark

Randy Arozarena's eighth home run of the 2020 postseason tied him with Barry Bonds, Carlos Beltran and Nelson Cruz for baseball's record.

Mets' sale to Steve Cohen still has one hurdle to clear: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

The sale of the New York Mets to Steve Cohen for $2.475 billion is set to be voted on by MLB owners, but the city's mayor will have a say before then.

MLB Star Tommy Pham Stabbing Suspect Still On The Loose, Cops Say

The man who slashed a footlong wound into MLB star Tommy Pham's back is still on the loose ... TMZ Sports has learned. The San Diego Police Dept. tells us NO..

Former Astros GM Jeff Luhnow on sign-stealing punishment: MLB's goal was to 'calm the panic'

In first sit-down interview since being fired, former Astros GM Jeff Luhnow says he was unfairly targeted as other MLB teams wanted "big punishments."

World Series Championship of Major League Baseball

From TBA to center stage: World Series Game 4 starters Julio Urias, Ryan Yarbrough turn flexibility into strength

A pair of lefties will make the first World Series starts of their careers when the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays match up on Saturday.

As Dodgers take command of World Series, they find key to October success: 'Put pride to the side'

The Dodgers have rewritten their recent October narratives of flailing. Game 3 showed they have a collection of elite offensive performers.

Dodgers get revenge, Walker Buehler tosses gem in Game 3 of World Series vs. Rays

Walker Buehler, who didn't allow a hit until the fifth inning, dominated Game 3, striking out 10 Rays' batters. Dodgers take 2-1 World Series lead.

Independent ball, a criminal record and a dream: Rays' Nick Anderson took 'crazy path' to the World Series

Nick Anderson, in his second big-league season, has been one of Tampa Bay's most important pitchers in 2020.

Houston Astros Houston Astros Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Houston, Texas, United States

Tampa Bay Rays beat Houston Astros to reach World Series for second time

The Tampa Bay Rays reach the World Series for only the second time with a 4-2 game-seven win over the Houston Astros.
BBC News

Rays stave off Astros in Game 7 to advance to World Series for second time in franchise history

The Rays hold on to win Game 7 over the Astros to advance to the World Series for the second time in franchise history.

MLB playoffs: Greatest moments in LCS history

The Rays and Astros play in Game 7 of the ALCS on Saturday. Some of the greatest moments in LCS history.

Houston Astros look to join rare company by overcoming 3-0 deficit against Tampa Bay Rays

The Astros look to become sixth major professional team to win series by overcoming 3-0 deficit. It was done once in MLB and four times in the NHL.

You Might Like

Related videos from verified sources

Former rugby player and family start an aerobics class on their street [Video]

Former rugby player and family start an aerobics class on their street

A former international rugby player and his family have lifted the spirits of their neighbours during lockdown - after setting up a daily aerobics class on their street. Everyday former Scotland player..

Credit: SWNS STUDIO     Duration: 01:33Published
Former Cubs General Manager Saltwell Dies [Video]

Former Cubs General Manager Saltwell Dies

Eldred "Salty" Saltwell, who worked in a variety of roles including general manager and vice president over 30 years with the Chicago Cubs, has died, the team said. He was 96. Katie Johnston reports.

Credit: CBS 2 Chicago     Duration: 00:32Published

Related news from verified sources

Sports headlines: Houston Astros legend dies; Former Astros star and manager in ICU

The following story excerpts are courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Click here for more sports coverage from KHOU. HOUSTON -- Former Houston Astro Bob Watson...
bizjournals Also reported by •CBS NewsESPN

Ex-Astros manager Howe in ICU with coronavirus

Art Howe, who played and later managed the Houston Astros, is hospitalized in intensive care due to the coronavirus, he confirmed to Houston TV station KPRC 2 on...
ESPN Also reported by •CBS News

Reports: Astros could start season in July based on plan approved by MLB owners

The Houston Astros could start their long-delayed season around the Fourth of July under a plan approved by Major League Baseball owners, according to multiple...

Tweets about this


KathyD RT @TBTimes_Rays: As amazing as #Rays Margot’s catch was Monday, he had a good reason to like his 3-run homer better. After the trying year… 9 hours ago


Andrew Hazard Manuel Margot makes early impact for Rays with amazing catch, homer. #SCtop10 #Postseason 9 hours ago


Denise Porter🤦🏻‍♀️ Can’t stop thinking about Margot’s amazing catch! 20 hours ago


AmyB Margot’s amazing catch, frame by frame via @MLB This is such an amazing catch!!!!!!! 1 day ago


Marquee Mark Manuel Margot's amazing catch, home run lifts Rays over Astros in Game 2 of the ALCS #rays 1 day ago


In The Alley Baseball Podcast RT @BNightengale: Manuel Margot's amazing catch, home run has the #Rays sitting pretty in #ALCS 1 day ago


Marc Topkin As amazing as #Rays Margot’s catch was Monday, he had a good reason to like his 3-run homer better. After the tryin… 1 day ago


Guanare Manuel Margot's amazing catch, home run lifts Rays over Astros in Game 2 of the ALCS EDI:… 1 day ago