MLB Draft

Mayer, Fabian Headline Red Sox 2021 Draft Class
Julian Coleman - Jul 15, 2021

“An advanced approach and knowledge of the strike zone to go with elite bat-to-ball skills and a pure stroke”. “A Corey Seager-like offensive profile”.  Sounds like a slam dunk pick, right?  Boston, say hello to East Lake High School’s Marcelo Mayer. Rated as the number one overall prospect by Baseball America,, and many others, […]

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Kyle Seager
Kyle Seager Announces Retirement
Jeremy Breland - Dec 30, 2021

Kyle Seager, an 11-year MLB veteran, has announced his retirement. Kyle’s wife posted his retirement note on Twitter Monday afternoon. This made a shocking announcement as Seager is only 34 years old and just had one of his best power seasons. He spent the entirety of his career with the Seattle Mariners, as he is one […]

Buck Showalter
Buck Showalter Hired as Mets Manager
Lewis Masella - Dec 18, 2021

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 […]

Jorge Posada
Jorge Posada Deserves Another Chance at Hall of Fame
Jeremy Breland - Dec 16, 2021

With Yogi Berra, Bill Dickey, and Elston Howard, the New York Yankees have a rich history of catchers. Jorge Posada is among them, too. He was an all-star and silver slugger five times, and a World Series champion four times. He was often behind the plate for two of the best postseason pitchers in history, Andy […]

Blue Jays pitchers
Blue Jays Pitchers Who Found Success Thanks to Peter Walker
Matt Graves - Dec 8, 2021

Toronto Blue Jays pitchers gel together quite well with pitching coach Pete Walker. Walker, who used to be a big-league pitcher, played for four different teams in 12 seasons. From 2002-2006 he was a member of the Blue Jays pitching staff who seemed to have found his footing thereafter his career. For the last decade, […]

Mark Melancon
Mark Melancon Agrees to Terms with Diamondbacks

Mark Melancon, Diamondbacks Agree to Two-Year Contract, Pending Physical The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with 2021 All-Star and National League Saves leader Mark Melancon, pending a physical. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, who was first to report the signing, said that the deal is for two years and $14 million. The Diamondbacks confirmed […]

Diamondbacks Contracts
Diamondbacks Tender Contracts to Walker, Weaver, and Carson Kelly; Clarke Out

Diamondbacks Contracts for 2022 Include Walker, Weaver, and Carson Kelly; Clarke Out PHOENIX, Nov. 30 — The Arizona Diamondbacks tendered contracts to three arbitration-eligible players Tuesday afternoon while avoiding arbitration with three others. Catcher Carson Kelly, first baseman Christian Walker, and right-handed pitcher Luke Weaver — all of whom are eligible for arbitration — received […]

Diamondbacks Coaching Staff
Diamondbacks Fill Out 2022 Coaching Staff

Diamondbacks Announce Rest of Coaching Staff for 2022 PHOENIX, Nov. 30 — An active off-season Arizona Diamondbacks coaching staff overhaul culminated with five staff hirings Tuesday morning. The New Members of the Diamondbacks Coaching Staff New Hitting Coaches The hitting staff hired three of the five. One was a new face, while the other two […]

Javier Baez Tigers
Javier Báez Agrees to a Deal with the Tigers
Jeremy Breland - Nov 30, 2021

There was some late action Monday night into early Tuesday morning as Javier Báez is now off the board. The 28-year old shortstop is heading to the Detroit Tigers on a six-year deal worth $140 million. Per MLB insider Ken Rosenthal, the deal includes an opt-out after 2023 and a limited no-trade clause. Javier Báez […]