TOP News

Sport: San Diego Padres fire manager Jayce Tingler after late-season collapse

Reds manager David Bell given extension through 2023

  Reds manager David Bell given extension through 2023 The Cincinnati Reds had their game against the Pittsburgh Pirates rained out but were nevertheless able to announce some positive news on Wednesday. © David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports Per Mark Sheldon of the club's website, Cincinnati manager David Bell confirmed that he's been given a two-year contract extension that runs through the 2023 MLB season. "We’ve been talking about it for a few days," Bell explained. "It’s a great job. I love my job. I don’t have anything to compare it to, but there is no way in the world that I could have a better situation.

In the wake of a second half collapse that saw them go from NL West contenders to out of the playoffs altogether, the San Diego Padres have parted ways with manager Jayce Tingler.

Tingler led San Diego to the playoffs last season and finished second in the NL Manager of the Year voting. This season started out strong with an exciting young team featuring Fernando Tatis Jr. holding down first place in the NL West as late as May 30.

However, the Padres faded badly in August and especially September, losing 34 of their last 46 games to finish with a 79-83 record, 11 games out of the NL's second wild-card playoff spot.

Report: Buccaneers' Antonio Brown positive for COVID-19, unlikely to play at Rams

  Report: Buccaneers' Antonio Brown positive for COVID-19, unlikely to play at Rams Brown is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, meaning he can return to team activities if he stays asymptomatic and produces two negative virus tests 24 hours apart. Nevertheless, Arians added he's preparing as if both Brown and Minter won't be available against the Rams. Brown leads Tampa Bay with 23.0 yards per catch on six receptions and is second on the team with 138 receiving yards this season. He caught one touchdown over the first two games of the campaign, both Tampa Bay wins. The Rams are also 2-0 on the campaign. Subscribe to Yardbarker's Morning Bark, the most comprehensive newsletter in sports.

From NFL plays to college sports scores, all the top sports news you need to know every day.

"I have tremendous respect for him as a coach, colleague and friend," Padres general manager A.J. Preller said in a statement. "After much thought and consideration over the last several weeks, we felt a change was necessary at this time to ultimately reach our championship potential in San Diego."

Jayce Tingler led the Padres to a 37-23 record and a trip to the postseason in 2020. © D. Ross Cameron, USA TODAY Sports Jayce Tingler led the Padres to a 37-23 record and a trip to the postseason in 2020.

In his first managerial job in the major leagues, Tingler, 40, had an overall record of 116-106 during his two years with San Diego.

"While I'm profoundly disappointed that our season ended far too soon," said Tingler in a statement. "I know this team has a very bright future ahead."

Surfside collapse: What really happened to the pets of Champlain Towers South?

  Surfside collapse: What really happened to the pets of Champlain Towers South? Officials said they did everything possible to save pets from the remnants of Champlain Towers South before it was demolished. Some pet owners disagree.It had been 10 days since the condominium collapse that killed 98 people and sent others fleeing for their lives — some without their beloved pets.

The Padres say he has been offered the opportunity to remain with the organization.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: San Diego Padres fire manager Jayce Tingler after late-season collapse

Navy probe finds major failures in fire that destroyed ship .
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy report has concluded there were sweeping failures by commanders, crew members and others that fueled the July 2020 arson fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard, calling the massive five-day blaze in San Diego preventable and unacceptable. While one sailor has been charged with setting the fire, the more than 400-page report, obtained by The Associated Press, lists three dozen officers and sailors whose failings either directly led to the ship's loss or contributed to it.

See also