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  • • Mets To Sign Eduardo Escobar
    4:47 pm: The deal also contains a 2024 club option, reports Sherman. 4:28 pm: It’s a $20MM guarantee, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post (on Twitter). 4:24 pm: The Mets and free agent infielder Eduardo Escobar are in agreement on a two-year deal, pending a physical, reports Jon Heyman of the MLB Network (Twitter link). It’s…...2021
  • • Steven Matz Expected To Sign This Week
    The free agent starting pitching market has moved very quickly over the offseason’s first few weeks, and it seems another domino could soon fall. Southpaw Steven Matz is likely to pick his destination before Thanksgiving, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post (Twitter link). Interest in Matz has been robust, with the Red Sox, incumbent…...2021
  • • Rays, Wander Franco Closing In On Extension
    11:42am: Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets that the contract will be 11 or 12 years in length when it’s finished. Hector Gomez of ZSports 101 in the Dominican Republic pegs the terms at 12 years and $223MM (Twitter link). 11:25am: The Rays and young shortstop Wander Franco are making progress toward an…...2021
  • • Brandon Belt To Accept Qualifying Offer With Giants
    Brandon Belt will accept the one-year, $18.4MM qualifying offer, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post (Twitter link). He’ll return to San Francisco in 2022. Belt has spent his entire career in black and orange, first joining the organization when they selected him in the 2009 draft. The left-handed hitter was in the big…...2021
  • • Yankees Sign Joely Rodriguez
    The Yankees have signed left-handed pitcher Joely Rodriguez to a one-year contract, per a team announcement. Just three days ago, the club paid him a $500K buyout and declined their $3MM club option for the southpaw, but have now quickly brought him back into the fold. Joel Sherman of the New York Post relays that…...2021
  • • Verlander Showcase Draws Scouts From 15-20 Teams
    Two-time Cy Young winner Justin Verlander, who has pitched just six innings since the conclusion of the 2019 season due to 2020 Tommy John surgery, held a free-agent showcase this week. Representatives from as many as 15 to 20 teams this week, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post, adding that Verlander’s fastball was…...2021
  • • Blue Jays Deny Mets’ Request To Interview Mark Shapiro
    Blue Jays ownership recently denied the Mets’ request to interview Toronto president/CEO Mark Shapiro as part of New York’s ongoing front office search, report Ken Davidoff, Joel Sherman and Mike Puma of the New York Post. Shapiro becomes the third known Mets’ target of the day to be ruled out as a possibility, joining Brewers…...2021
  • • Brewers Deny Mets Permission To Interview David Stearns
    The Mets will not be permitted to interview Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns for their comparable position, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. More to come…...2021
  • • AL East Notes: Yankees, Barnes, Harvey
    If the Yankees pushed for one of the big shortstops in the free agent market, Joel Sherman of The New York Post believes Corey Seager would be the best fit, as his left-handed bat and contact skills would help a mostly right-handed Yankees lineup that contained plenty of swing-and-miss in 2021.  Marcus Semien is also…...2021
  • The Post makes predictions for MLB playoffs, World Series
    • The Post makes predictions for MLB playoffs, World Series
    The Post’s sportswriters – Ken Davidoff, Greg Joyce, Dan Martin, Ian O’Connor, Mike Puma, Joel Sherman and Mike Vaccaro – make their predictions for the 2021 MLB Playoffs: Ken Davidoff ALDS Yankees over Rays in 4 White Sox over Astros in 5 NLDS Giants over Cardinals in 3 Braves over Brewers in 4 ALCS White......2021

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  • • Verlander Showcase Draws Scouts From 15-20 Teams
    Two-time Cy Young winner Justin Verlander, who has pitched just six innings since the conclusion of the 2019 season due to 2020 Tommy John surgery, held a free-agent showcase this week. Representatives from as many as 15 to 20 teams this week, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post, adding that Verlander’s fastball was…...2021
  • Yankees sign Jay Bruce before spring training
    • Yankees sign Jay Bruce before spring training
    Former Met Jay Bruce is returning to New York — with the Yankees. The free agent outfielder has agreed to a minor league contract with the Yankees, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. Bruce, 33, has struggled the last three years with injuries and underperformance, spending the last two seasons with the Mariners and Phillies, and......2021
  • • Quick Hits: Judge, Team Finances, Tsutsugo
    Should the Yankees sign Aaron Judge to a long-term extension?  Joel Sherman of the New York Post isn’t sure, noting that Judge already has a significant injury history, is already under team control through his age-30 season, and how the Yankees’ financial situation will be impacted in the post-coronavirus baseball world.  There’s also the fact…...2020
  • • Report: MLB season could start within a matter of weeks
    It was just this past week that MLB Opening Day was supposed to take place. That obviously did not happen due to the COVID-19 pandemic plaguing the United States and the rest of the world. Once MLB announced that it would suspend the start of the 2020 season, hopes were that it would be able to start in June. That’s now given in to a new reality as the virus spreads across the United States. Both ...2020
  • • MLB agent Scott Boras: Baseball players are in 'best isolation situations'
    Baseball’s preeminent player agent is rarely shy about sharing his opinions, but in his latest comments, he’s making an extra effort to not offer anyone advice when it comes to COVID-19. But he still has opinions. Boras believes players are best-suited staying in camp and working out in the semi-isolation of their squads, utilizing the healthcare options available therein, per Joel Sherman of the ...2020
  • • Major League Baseball expected to suspend spring training
    As sports entities throughout the world take action to minimize the spread of the coronavirus, Major League Baseball appears poised to cease play of spring training games.  MLB Network’s Jon Heyman tweets that officials with Grapefruit League clubs in Florida are expecting games to be suspended, and ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports that executives throughout Major League Baseball expect that Spring Trai...2020
  • • Aaron Judge reportedly out at least another week
    With the Yankees already bedeviled by injuries early this spring, the last thing they need is more unwelcome news on that front. However, in yet another less-than-ideal development, right fielder Aaron Judge will likely be down for at least another week, Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports. Judge is “doing well” in his recovery from a sore right shoulder, per manager Aaron Boone, but...2020
  • • Giancarlo Stanton Questionable For Opening Day Following Calf Injury
    In yet another bit of unwelcome injury news for the Yankees, manager Aaron Boone told reporters Wednesday that Giancarlo Stanton sustained a calf injury while working in the outfield yesterday (Twitter link via Joel Sherman of the New York Post). Stanton has already undergone an MRI, which revealed a Grade 1 strain in his ailing…...2020
  • • Giancarlo Stanton questionable for Opening Day following calf injury
    In yet another bit of unwelcome injury news for the Yankees, manager Aaron Boone told reporters Wednesday that Giancarlo Stanton sustained a calf injury while working in the outfield yesterday (Twitter link via Joel Sherman of the New York Post). Stanton has already undergone an MRI, which revealed a Grade 1 strain in his ailing right calf. Boone suggested that Stanton will “be down for a bit” and...2020
  • • AL Notes: Yankees, Angels, Indians, Twins, Rays
    The Yankees’ rotation took a serious shot Wednesday when it was announced that they’ll go without left-hander James Paxton for three to four months on account of back surgery. General manager Brian Cashman discussed the news with Joel Sherman of the New York Post, saying Paxton first complained of back discomfort in his final regular-season…...2020

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  • • Mets To Sign Eduardo Escobar
    4:47 pm: The deal also contains a 2024 club option, reports Sherman. 4:28 pm: It’s a $20MM guarantee, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post (on Twitter). 4:24 pm: The Mets and free agent infielder Eduardo Escobar are in agreement on a two-year deal, pending a physical, reports Jon Heyman of the MLB Network (Twitter link). It’s…...2021
  • • Steven Matz Expected To Sign This Week
    The free agent starting pitching market has moved very quickly over the offseason’s first few weeks, and it seems another domino could soon fall. Southpaw Steven Matz is likely to pick his destination before Thanksgiving, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post (Twitter link). Interest in Matz has been robust, with the Red Sox, incumbent…...2021
  • • Rays, Wander Franco Closing In On Extension
    11:42am: Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets that the contract will be 11 or 12 years in length when it’s finished. Hector Gomez of ZSports 101 in the Dominican Republic pegs the terms at 12 years and $223MM (Twitter link). 11:25am: The Rays and young shortstop Wander Franco are making progress toward an…...2021
  • • Brandon Belt To Accept Qualifying Offer With Giants
    Brandon Belt will accept the one-year, $18.4MM qualifying offer, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post (Twitter link). He’ll return to San Francisco in 2022. Belt has spent his entire career in black and orange, first joining the organization when they selected him in the 2009 draft. The left-handed hitter was in the big…...2021
  • • Yankees Sign Joely Rodriguez
    The Yankees have signed left-handed pitcher Joely Rodriguez to a one-year contract, per a team announcement. Just three days ago, the club paid him a $500K buyout and declined their $3MM club option for the southpaw, but have now quickly brought him back into the fold. Joel Sherman of the New York Post relays that…...2021
  • • AL East Notes: Yankees, Barnes, Harvey
    If the Yankees pushed for one of the big shortstops in the free agent market, Joel Sherman of The New York Post believes Corey Seager would be the best fit, as his left-handed bat and contact skills would help a mostly right-handed Yankees lineup that contained plenty of swing-and-miss in 2021.  Marcus Semien is also…...2021
  • • MLB Proposal To Players Association Included Changes To Service Time Structure
    Major League Baseball proposed a radical altering of the league’s service time structure in collective bargaining discussions with the MLB Players Association last month, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The league’s proposal included an offer to make players eligible for free agency at 29.5 years of age. It also involved a $1…...2021
  • Yankees acquire Andrew Heaney from Angels before MLB trade deadline
    • Yankees acquire Andrew Heaney from Angels before MLB trade deadline
    The Yankees added another arm before the MLB trade deadline. Andrew Heaney is headed to The Bronx from the Angels, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. The 30-year-old left-hander has a 5.27 ERA with 113 strikeouts in 94 innings this season. Heaney has a career 4.57 ERA in 598 2/3 innings. Andrew Heaney is changing coasts......2021
  • • Rays And Blue Jays Among Teams Pursuing Trevor Story
    Some rival executives think the Rays and Blue Jays are the main contenders to land Rockies shortstop Trevor Story before this afternoon’s trade deadline, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post (Twitter link). Bob Nightengale of USA Today adds that the Rays, in particular, are making a “hard push” to land Story. Mark Feinsand of…...2021
  • • Kyle Schwarber Drawing Trade Interest
    Despite being on the injured list with a hamstring strain, Nationals slugger Kyle Schwarber is generating trade interest and could be moved sometime today, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Sherman lists the Yankees, Red Sox and Blue Jays as possible trade partners for the Nats. Schwarber, 28, was the hottest hitter on…...2021

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  • • MLB, MLBPA discuss issues surrounding player access to spring camps
    Major League Baseball issued a memorandum to all 30 teams earlier today that addressed multiple topics, most notably the halt of any organized player workouts at Spring Training facilities.   The plans outlined in the memo will be in place at least through Monday’s planned conference call between the teams and commissioner Rob Manfred, and alterations could continue to be made Monday or in the day...2020
  • • Yoenis Cespedes' injury reportedly resulted from incident with wild boar
    It always seemed there’d be an interesting tale when details finally emerged regarding Yoenis Cespedes’ mysterious ranch injury last year. And indeed the story spun by the New York Post baseball team of Joel Sherman, Ken Davidoff and Mike Puma isn’t a boring one … well, not exactly. The ankle injury Cespedes suffered, which occurred while he was rehabbing from surgeries to both heels, put him on t...2020
  • • Athletics, lefty Jerry Blevins reportedly agree to minor-league deal
    The Oakland Athletics have reached agreement on a minor-league contract with left-hander Jerry Blevins, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post.  Blevins would earn a $1.5M base salary if he makes the big league roster. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reported just minutes prior that Blevins and the A’s were close to a deal. With this deal, the Excel Sports client will be returning t...2019
  • • Evening Trade Chatter: Realmuto, Profar, Reds, Dodgers, Rockies
    With rumors flying about Marlins backstop J.T. Realmuto, it’s still hard to guess where he’ll land. Miami president of baseball operations Mike Hill says that’s a result of the robust demand for Realmuto, Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets. While the Fish are working to home in on a narrower slate of suitors, per…...2018
  • • Dodgers to issue qualifying offer to Hyun-Jin Ryu
    The Dodgers have extended a qualifying offer to left-handed starter Hyun-Jin Ryu, per Joel Sherman of the New York Post (Twitter link). He’ll have ten days to decide whether to accept the one-year, $17.9 million offer. While all of the other qualifying offer recipients were fairly straightforward cases, it was hardly clear that Ryu would receive one. But the Los Angeles organization has shown time...2018
  • • The Mets reportedly drawing 'wide interest' in Zack Wheeler
    The Mets are drawing wide interest in righty Zack Wheeler, Andy Martino of SNY.tv tweets. That creates an interesting situation for the organization, as Joel Sherman of the New York Post explores in his latest piece. While Wheeler has been the starter the Amazins have been most willing to deal, they’ve seen a recent transformation in his mental approach to the game that’s resulted in him making go...2018
  • • Report: Cubs have real chance at trading for Cole Hamels
    The Texas Rangers are looking to trade Cole Hamels and may have a suitor in the Chicago Cubs.The New York Post’s Joel Sherman reported on Thursday that a trade between the teams could be concluded by the end of the day. He says the Rangers are looking to get out of the money Hamels is owed and get some players in return. Hamels, 34, is only 5-9 with a 4.72 ERA this season, which seemingly would no...2018
  • • Cubs, Rangers Reportedly Discussing Cole Hamels
    The Cubs have recently scouted Rangers lefty Cole Hamels, and Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports (via Twitter) that Chicago appears to be “making inroads” to try to acquire Hamels from Texas. While Hamels has a 20-team no-trade clause, the Cubs are not on that list. Hamels, 34, has delivered middling results with…...2018
  • • Cubs, Rangers reportedly discussing Cole Hamels trade
    The Cubs have recently scouted Rangers lefty Cole Hamels, and Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports (via Twitter) that Chicago appears to be “making inroads” to try to acquire Hamels from Texas. While Hamels has a 20-team no-trade clause, the Cubs are not on that list.Hamels, 34, has delivered middling results with the Rangers in the final guaranteed season of his six-year, $144MM contract. Th...2018
  • • Shohei Ohtani cleared to begin hitting program
    After undergoing an MRI this morning, Shohei Ohtani has been cleared to begin a hitting program, the Angels announced Thursday. He’ll be further evaluated in another three weeks, but tests today showed improvements in his ulnar collateral ligament (Twitter links via Joel Sherman of the New York Post). The Angels aren’t making a definitive call on whether he’ll be able to pitch again this season un...2018

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  • • Chris Young Withdraws From Mets’ GM Search
    Former big league pitcher Chris Young, who interviewed last week for the Mets’ GM vacancy, has now withdrawn his name from consideration, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports. Sherman suggests that Young was indeed intrigued by the position but prefers not to move his family from Dallas to New York at this time.…...2020
  • • Donovan Mitchell's dad, a Mets executive, also being tested for coronavirus
    Donovan Mitchell’s positive test for coronavirus is creating implications for other professional sports leagues beyond just the NBA. Mitchell’s father, the director of player relations and community engagement for the New York Mets, is also being tested for the disease, the team said in a statement on Thursday, per Joel Sherman of the New York Post: “We have been in regular communication with medi...2020
  • • Mets among handful of teams showing interest in Russell Martin
    It’s already known that the Athletics have checked in on free-agent catcher Russell Martin. You can add the Mets “and a few other teams” to the list according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network.  As Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported two weeks ago, Martin has turned down offers since last season to deal with a “family matter,” but the 37-year-old does intend to continue his career in 2020. It’s ...2020
  • • Michael Conforto not condemning teammates who played for 2017 Astros
    MLB players are in agreement that the Houston Astros crossed the line and then some with their electronic sign stealing in 2017. Some of those players, however, will be playing alongside guys who were a part of that scheme. Current New York Mets players J.D. Davis and Jake Marisnick were both members of the 2017 Astros and certainly had knowledge of what Houston was doing. In Marisnick’s case, he ...2020
  • • Phillies, Marlins Working Out Details Of Prospective J.T. Realmuto Swap
    Reports emerged this morning that momentum was growing between the Phillies and Marlins on a deal to send star catcher J.T. Realmuto to Philadelphia. Now, it seems, the sides have made yet further strides, to the point that they appear to be on the cusp of a completed transaction. Joel Sherman of the New York…...2019
  • • Report: Phillies, Marlins working out details of propsective J.T. Realmuto swap
    Reports emerged Thursday morning that momentum was growing between the Phillies and Marlins on a deal to send star catcher J.T. Realmuto to Philadelphia. Now, it seems, the sides have made yet further strides, to the point that they appear to be on the cusp of a completed transaction. Joel Sherman of the New York Post cites multiple sources (Twitter link) for the proposition that the negotiations ...2019
  • • Report: 'Significant momentum' toward deal to send Robinson Cano, Edwin Diaz to Mets
    “Significant momentum” has built toward a deal that would send high-dollar veteran second baseman Robinson Cano and top-shelf young closer Edwin Diaz from the Mariners to the Mets, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports (Twitter links). Cano has reportedly not yet been asked to waive his no-trade rights, though Passan adds that is not expected to represent a significant hurdle. Joel Sherman of t...2018
  • • David Freese agrees to one-year deal with Dodgers
    David Freese has agreed to return to the Dodgers on a one-year, $4.5M deal, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post. In total, Freese will receive $5M, which includes a $500K buyout from the $6M team option that the Dodgers declined, per Jorge Castillo of the L.A. Times. In doing so, the Dodgers will save $1M. Fancred’s Jon Heyman tweeted Thursday morning that there was momentum towards a deal b...2018
  • • Report: Mets hope to resolve front office situation before GM meetings
    It seems the Mets have yet to get their much-anticipated front-office search underway in earnest. But there has been a steady steam of information on the process of finding a new top baseball operations. (Of course, there still has been no formal announcement that the club will replace Sandy Alderson, who’s currently on leave for cancer treatment, though it is widely expected to take place.) Joel ...2018
  • • Report: Yankees' Chance Adams to make debut on Saturday
    On Saturday, New York Yankees top prospect Chance Adams will get the opportunity he has been waiting for. The right-handed pitching prospect is set to make his MLB debut and it couldn’t come in a bigger moment.According to Joel Sherman of MLB Network, Adams has been informed he will be called up to start on Saturday against the Boston Red Sox. For the 23-year-old, it will be an opportunity to prov...2018

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  • • Wilmer Flores Cries After Reported Mid-Game Trade, Mets Leave Him on the Field
    2015
  • • Yankees, Marlins Reach Deal For Stanton; Still Awaiting His Approval
    The Yankees and Marlins have a deal for Giancarlo Stanton, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports.  The deal is still subject to Stanton’s approval, as the slugger has full no-trade rights.  Several hours prior, Joel Sherman of the New York Post called the deal “virtually done,” noting the Marlins will receive second baseman Starlin…...2017
  • • Aroldis Chapman to Yankees: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction
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  • • Phillies To Sign Didi Gregorius
    The Phillies have reached an agreement with free-agent shortstop Didi Gregorius, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports. Gregorius, a client of Excel Sports Management, will get a one-year deal, per Sweeny Murti of WFAN. Financial terms aren’t yet known. More to come....2019
  • • Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban Reportedly Upheld by MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred
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  • • Blockbuster Johnny Cueto Trade Cements Royals as Heavy AL Favorites
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  • • Jenrry Mejia Permanently Suspended by MLB: Latest Details and Reaction
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  • • Padres To Acquire Chase Headley, Bryan Mitchell
    The Padres have reached agreement with the Yankees on a swap that will bring third baseman Chase Headley back to San Diego along with righty Bryan Mitchell, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post (via Twitter). Jabari Blash is going to the Yanks in the deal, per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (via Twitter).…...2017
  • • Nick Swisher, Michael Bourn Traded to Braves for Chris Johnson
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  • • Twitter Honors Yankees Legend Yogi Berra
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  • • Yankees Co-Owner Hank Steinbrenner Passes Away
    Yankees co-owner Hank Steinbrenner has passed away at 63 years of age, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports. His death was caused by a long-running illness and “was not related to COVID-19,” per the report. Hank Steinbrenner, the eldest child of long-time Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, had been listed as general partner and co-chairperson…...2020
  • • Jenrry Mejia Suspended 162 Games: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
    2015
  • • Chase Utley Suspended 2 Games for Slide into Ruben Tejada in Game 2 of NLDS
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  • • Mets Agree To Trade For Neil Walker
    2:33pm: There are no other players involved in the deal, Andy Martino of the New York Daily News tweets. 2:24pm: The Mets have reached agreement on a deal for Pirates second baseman Neil Walker, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports on Twitter. It is pending a review of medicals and “small other matters,” he adds. Lefty Jon Niese is heading…...2015

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  • • Yankees' 1-9 Free Fall Could Be Beginning of End of 2015 Success Story
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  • • Troy Tulowitzki Trade Must Be Reached Before Situation Deteriorates
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  • • MLB Teams That Look Most Likely to Surprise for 2015 Playoff Spots
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  • • Marcus Stroman Injury Sends Blue Jays' 2015 A.L. East Hopes on Life Support
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  • • Nick Markakis Addition Likely a Precursor of More Moves to Come for Braves
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  • • Should Max Scherzer Be Getting Nervous as the Big MLB Money Starts to Dry Up?
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  • • Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval Deals Tip of Iceberg for Latest Red Sox Reload
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  • • Steven Matz Expected To Sign This Week
    2021
  • • AL East Notes: Yankees, Barnes, Harvey
    2021
  • • The Post makes predictions for MLB playoffs, World Series
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  • • Several Veterans In The Mix For Spots On Team USA Roster
    Former All-Stars David Robertson and Todd Frazier are planning to head to the U.S. Olympic Team’s training camp in Port St. Lucie, per a pair of reports from MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand and the New York Post’s Joel Sherman (Twitter links). Sherman adds that righty Brad Brach is on Team USA’s provisional roster as well, though…...2021
  • • MLB, MLBPA at odds over $500 million from games not played in 2020
    The NFL and the NFL Players Association have been squabbling over offseason workouts. Pro football enjoys labor relations far more favorable than Major League Baseball. Via Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the MLB Players Association has filed a grievance seeking an estimated $500 million in damages from MLB. The union argues that the [more]...2021
  • Yankees sign Mets castoff Mike Montgomery
    • Yankees sign Mets castoff Mike Montgomery
    The Yankees signed left-handed pitcher Mike Montgomery to a minor league deal Monday, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. The veteran spent spring training with the Mets, giving up five earned runs in 7 ¹/₃ innings — all of those runs coming in his final outing, a 2 ²/₃-inning start. Mike Montgomery Montgomery offers the Yankees......2021
  • • Nationals-Mets Game Postponed Due To Covid-19 Protocols
    10:45am: Despite a previously scheduled off-day on Friday, the Nats and Mets will not make up their game tomorrow, tweets Olney. Joel Sherman of the New York Post hears the same, adding that the league prefers to exercise extreme caution, particularly given that the additional early off-days in the schedule and the two teams’ geographic…...2021
  • • Mets Interested In Maikel Franco
    2:35PM: Franco is expected to pick his next team within the next couple of days, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post (Twitter link). 2:19PM: The Mets are one of the teams “in the Maikel Franco derby,” MLB Network’s Jon Heyman tweets.  Heyman reported earlier this week that interest in Franco was starting…...2021
  • Mets signing Taijuan Walker in boost to starting rotation
    • Mets signing Taijuan Walker in boost to starting rotation
    The Mets have agreed to terms with starting pitcher Taijuan Walker, according to several reports. The Post’s Joel Sherman reported that the deal is for two years and $20 million, and there is a player option for a third year. The agreement is pending a physical. Walker, 28, has appeared in 108 games over eight......2021
  • • Yankees sign Jay Bruce before spring training
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  • • Astros star Jose Altuve denies wearing electronic buzzer
    Houston Astros superstar Jose Altuve has denied wearing an electronic buzzer during games, as has been alleged. On Thursday, three days after MLB handed out punishments to the Astros for cheating, accusations flew that some of the Astros’ best players wore electronic buzzers during games to receive stolen signals.  Adding to the speculation were videos where Altuve seemed to be covering up his jer...2020
  • • Gerrit Cole swayed to sign with Yankees by team's outrageous gizmo?
    The New York Yankees locked down the top pitcher on the free-agent market when the team signed Gerrit Cole to a historic nine-year, $324 million deal this week. While the absurd amount of money undoubtedly played a significant role in Cole’s decision — not to mention the allure of playing in the iconic pinstripes — it sounds like the Yankees had an outrageous gizmo at their disposal that helped al...2019
  • • Report: Red Sox open to discussing Chris Sale trade
    Could the Boston Red Sox go into full-scale rebuild mode this winter? One day after reports suggested the team was willing to trade All-Star starter David Price comes this piece of shocking information. According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, Boston is willing to discuss trading seven-time All-Star Chris Sale. As Sherman notes, a Price deal seems more likely. That doesn’t make this any less inte...2019
  • • Rays Exploring Outfield Additions
    The Rays are looking at a variety of possibilities for improving their outfield mix, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post (via Twitter). The Tampa Bay organization previously struck a deal that shipped out one outfielder (Tommy Pham) and brought in another (Hunter Renfroe). While there had been some whispers of hiccups in…...2019
  • • Quick Hits: DeGrom, Bryant, Ohtani
    The latest on a few of the majors’ biggest names… While Mets ace Jacob deGrom was popular in trade speculation leading up to the July 31 non-waiver deadline, the club “never seriously pursued” dealing the NL Cy Young hopeful, Joel Sherman of the New York Post writes. For now, deGrom remains under New York’s control…...2018
  • • Chase Utley plans to retire at season's end
    Chase Utley has called a press conference for 3:15pm PT at Dodger Stadium this afternoon, the Dodgers announced. However, while immediate speculation was that the 39-year-old will announce his retirement, that’s not the case — at least not immediately. Yahoo’s Jeff Passan tweets that Utley’s announcement will address his present and his future but will not be accompanied by immediate retirement.Jo...2018
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    2016
  • • Making the Case for a Brett Gardner Trade Between Yankees, SF Giants
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  • • Dodgers Remain Among NL Elite by Re-Signing Kenley Jansen, Justin Turner
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  • • Rich Hill Signing Would Be Great Yankees Fit for Both Present and Future
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