CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds stayed in-house for their next manager, giving pitching coach Bryan Price a three-year deal to take the team deep into the playoffs. Price gets his first managing job, replacing Dusty Baker who led the Reds to three straight 90-win seasons, but was fired after being knocked out in the first round of the playoffs for the third straight time.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has undergone Tommy John surgery that will cause him to miss the 2014 season. Harvey went 9-5 with a 2.27 ERA and 191 strikeouts in 178 1-3 innings this year.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami’s football team will lose a total of nine scholarships and the men’s basketball team will lose three, as part of the penalties the school was handed by the NCAA as the Nevin Shapiro booster scandal presumably drew to a close. The scholarship losses will be stretched out over three years. But for the first time since 2010, the football team will be permitted to appear in a postseason game.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri coach Frank Haith has been suspended for five games by the NCAA in connection with the booster scandal at Miami when he coached there. The NCAA found that Haith failed to promote an atmosphere of compliance with its rules.
TORONTO (AP) — Phil Kessel (KES’-ul) and the Toronto Maple Leafs have put an end to the Anaheim Ducks’ seven-game winning streak. Kessel entered the night with just two goals before registering his fourth career hat trick in the Leafs’ 4-2 win. Anaheim led 2-0 until Kessel scored a power-play goal eight minutes into the second period. He also gave the Leafs the lead later in the period and added an insurance goal in the third.