President Donald Trump mostly stuck to sports while honoring the World Series champion Washington Nationals.
Carlos Beltrán, two years removed from his playing career and with no managerial experience, has been picked by the New York Mets to replace Mickey Callaway.
Baseball's business season starts shortly after the final out.
The Houston Astros had a shot at a mini dynasty with a second title in three seasons. Instead, they failed to get one win in two chances at home against the Washington Nationals.
Gerrit Cole gave the Astros a firm grip on the World Series by beating the Nationals 7-1, for a 3-2 lead.
Unheralded rookie José Urquidy outpitched all those big-name aces who preceded him, quieting Washington's bats and the Nationals Park crowd, too.
The Boston Red Sox have hired Tampa Bay Rays executive Chaim Bloom as their new chief baseball officer, a person with knowledge of the decision told The AP.
Carlos Carrasco didn't let cancer stop him from helping others. It inspired him to do more.
The Chicago Cubs thought they needed a new voice in the dugout. They are banking on good ol' "Grandpa Rossy" to give them a spark.
Philadelphia have hired former Yankees manager Joe Girardi to replace Gabe Kapler.