Paul O’Neill Number Retirement Raises Debate

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The New York Yankees recently announced they will retire the number 21 of Paul O’Neill this August. A fan favorite during his nine years in the Bronx, “The Warrior” will join the ranks of 22 other Yankee greats in Monument Park. O’Neill had a very successful stint in New York, helping the team win four […] READ MORE


Kansas City Royals All-Time Tournament Team

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The Kansas City Royals have a colorful 52-season history. After some early struggles, they had an impressive run of success in the late-’70s and early ’80s, reached the mountaintop in 1985, entered a long stretch of losing, then finally reached the heights of the sport again in the mid-2010s. Their fortunes have run the full […] READ MORE


Florida/Miami Marlins All-Time Tournament Team

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For some MLB teams, it is easy to rate their history as either successful or unsuccessful. For example, the New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals have rich, successful histories peppered with championships. Meanwhile, teams like the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies have lost a majority of their games, with successes here and there. Arguably […] READ MORE


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