The Balfour Rage is heading east. Former Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour has agreed to a
It was surely a coincidence that Ryan Freel's family found out that he suffered from a degenerative brain disease on the same day that MLB announced that home plate collisions were no longer allowed in the game beginning next season. But the timing may have been serendipitous. There isn't a direct connection between the two, […]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL — Spend a few hours wandering the floor at the annual Baseball Trade Show during the Winter Meetings, and you’ll encounter just about every possible aspect of your baseball experience, broken down into parts. My friend Jeb Lund did a wonderful job exploring this phenomenon in a post at SB Nation […]
A lot of attention has been paid this year to the issue of concussions in football — so much so that it's easy to overlook the impact of brain injuries in other sports. Sunday will mark one year since Ryan Freel committed suicide. The eight-year Major League veteran was known for his all-out style of […]
Spring Training is still two months away. There's still plenty of offseason left. Yet, looking over the moves made by teams, I'm getting the distinct impression that there are some clubs that are already done with their major shopping this winter. If you're a fan of any of these five teams, the rest of your […]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL — Over the course of 72 hours during the annual Winter Meetings, the managers of all 30 MLB teams give press conferences to the media inside the workroom. Each one is approximately half an hour and typically includes mundane stuff about projected lineups for the next season, updates on injured players, […]
The Minnesota Twins continued to fortify their rotation for 2014, re-signing Mike Pelfrey to a two-year contract worth
The Los Angeles Dodgers will be returning to the status quo in 2014, inking incumbent third baseman Juan Uribe to a two-year contract worth
Omar Infante is now off the market. The Royals inked the second baseman to a four-year deal worth $30.5 million.
The Rays have their first baseman back, agreeing to a three-year, $21 million contract with James Loney on Friday.
Oh, Colorado Rockies, what are we going to do with you? Your already befuddling offseason just got a whole lot more befuddling. boone logan gets $16.5M fr 3 yrs.
The Winter Meetings have wrapped, and honestly, not a lot happened on the final day of the Meetings yesterday. –Michael Morse joined the Giants. -MLB banned home plate collisions, and while former MLB catchers were thrilled, Pete Rose was not. -The Mariners signed Corey Hart and traded for Logan Morrison. –Russell Wilson was drafted by […]
The San Francisco Giants have a left fielder, and it's Michael Morse. The former Mariner and National will receive
The big news out of the Winter Meetings on Wednesday was the MLB Rules Committee banning home plate collisions. The new decree, which is still being tweaked, received mostly praise. One person that wasn't pleased however, was former MLB player Pete Rose, who was involved in one of the most famous home plate collisions of […]