Kirby Yates Signs With Atlanta Braves

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Relief pitcher Kirby Yates has signed a two-year deal with the Atlanta Braves. Terms of the deal include $8.25 million in guaranteed money along with a $5.75 million option for a third year. A buyout of $1.25 million is packaged with this option. Yates, along with fellow signee Manny Pina, has agreed to donate 1% […] READ MORE


Justin Verlander Re-Signs With Houston Astros

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Ben Verlander broke the news Wednesday afternoon that his brother Justin Verlander would be returning to the Houston Astros on a one year deal. The deal is worth $25 million and it has a player option for 2023. The two-time Cy Young award winner missed all of 2021 recovering from Tommy John surgery. Verlander had declined […] READ MORE


Texas Rangers 2021 Season Review

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By now, the dust has settled on the 2021 regular season. The final outcome, while somewhat expected, was disappointing for the Texas Rangers, and their fan base. The Rangers finished the season with a record of 60–102. This resulted in a last-place finish in the AL West, putting them 35 games out of first. This […] READ MORE


Mets Collapse Continues Despite Lindor’s Return

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After suffering tough series losses in early August to the Miami Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies, the NL East lead the New York Mets enjoyed for months had suddenly vanished. Just when the Mets needed a quick rebound to get back in the race, they instead suffered a brutal collapse. New York has lost 18 of […] READ MORE


Texas Rangers Deadline Rumors

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It really is no secret that the Texas Rangers need change and a drastic one at that. Heading into their off-day on July 26th, the Rangers limped home to Arlington having just lost 12 straight contests. Their latest sweep was handed to them by their Lone Star state rival, the Houston Astros at Minute Maid […] READ MORE


Pioneer Contributors Who Should Be in the Baseball Hall of Fame

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Pioneer Contributors Who Should Be in the Baseball Hall of Fame Some of the most divisive discussions among baseball fans involve who belongs in the Hall of Fame. Every time a player is on the ballot, discussions ensue. Many of them become emotionally charged. When someone makes it, the “Not a Hall of Famer” group […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Phillies Sign Shortstop Didi Gregorius

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Shortstop Didi Gregorius has reached an agreement with the Philadelphia Phillies. The contract is for one season, but the terms of the deal are not yet known. Joel Sherman of the New York Post was the first to report that the two sides were in agreement. #Phillies are in agreement with Didi Gregorius — Joel […] READ MORE


Ten Names Make Up 2020 Modern Era Hall of Fame Ballot

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The 2020 Modern Era ballot has been announced for the Hall of Fame. Ten names will be considered by the Eras Committee for inclusion in the 2020 induction class. Several players have been inducted by the Eras Committees over the past few seasons, including Jack Morris and Alan Trammell in 2018 and Lee Smith and […] READ MORE