David Ortiz Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

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The Baseball Hall of Fame welcomed one new member into their ranks on Tuesday–longtime Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. Big Papi met the 75% threshold in his first year on the ballot. This year’s ballot was filled with controversial nominees, many of whom were in their last year of eligibility. Ultimately, only Ortiz will head […] READ MORE


Yankees Free Agency Push Needed Post-Lockout

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The MLB lockout has left a bad taste in the mouths of every baseball fan. Fans of the New York Yankees, however, received a double dose. Leading up to the anticipated lockout, a free agent frenzy ensued among several clubs. As many appealing targets went off the board, the Yankees surprisingly stood pat. It’s possible […] READ MORE


Buck Showalter Hired as Mets Manager

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The New York Mets have hired Buck Showalter as their new manager, signing him to a three-year deal. Mets owner Steve Cohen announced the hire Saturday on Twitter. The move comes as little surprise, as Showalter was the frontrunner for the position for several weeks. I’m pleased to announce Buck Showalter as the new manager […] READ MORE


Max Scherzer Signs Three-Year Deal with Mets

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The hot stove continues to roar this MLB offseason, and the New York Mets have figured largely into the equation. After a big day of signings last Friday, they have now made their biggest addition yet. Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer has agreed to a three-year, $130 million deal with the Mets. After […] READ MORE


Mets Sign Starling Marte to Four-Year Deal

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The New York Mets have made their first major moves of free agency this offseason, reportedly managing to sign outfielder Starling Marte to a four-year, $78 million deal. The signing, pending a physical, was first reported by MLB Network insider Jon Heyman. The move capped a busy day for New York and new GM Billy […] READ MORE


Blue Jays Sign Jose Berrios to Seven-Year Extension

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José Berríos and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a seven-year extension worth $131 million. The contract extension includes an opt-out clause after five years. MLB Network insider Jon Heyman was the first to report on the deal. According to ESPN baseball insider Jeff Passan, the agreement also includes limited no-trade protection. The Blue […] READ MORE


2021 Mets MVP: Jacob deGrom

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The 2021 season did not end as planned for the New York Mets. Into the middle of the summer, a deep October run seemed possible, but this hope quickly faded down the stretch. Now that we’re in the offseason, it seems appropriate to reflect on the positives and negatives of this year’s squad. And what […] READ MORE


Bob Melvin Hired as Padres Manager

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The San Diego Padres needed a shakeup after a disappointing end to their season. On Thursday, they seemingly got it. The Padres have reportedly hired Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin as their new skipper, giving him a three-year contract. News of the hiring was first reported by Padres writer AJ Cassavell of MLB.com, and ESPN […] READ MORE


Keeping Aaron Boone a Gamble for Yankees

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After a few weeks of uncertainty, the New York Yankees have decided they are keeping manager Aaron Boone. The team announced Tuesday that they re-signed Boone to a three-year deal after his current deal had run out. The deal keeps Boone at the helm through the 2024 season, and also includes a club option for […] READ MORE


New York Mets 2021 Season in Review

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There are now four teams still in the hunt for a World Series title. Meanwhile, every other major league club is left mournfully musing about what might have been. Perhaps no other team fits this mold for the 2021 season more than the New York Mets. After a promising start and a lengthy stay in […] READ MORE