Mike Francesa would like to manage the Yankees. New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman refused to rule out any names for the team’s vacant manager position, but we’re not sure this is what he had in mind. Long-time New York radio host Mike Francesa threw his hat into the ring during his radio show, saying he “would love to try” and manage the team.
Posted: November 22, 2017, 11:10 pm
Derek Jeter’s Marlins continue to make missteps. The Miami Marlins haven’t played a single game since Derek Jeter took over as the team’s owner, but they’ve already taken plenty of losses. The former New York Yankees legend has faced a lot of backlash and criticism after taking over in Miami, and those cries only got louder Wednesday.
Posted: November 22, 2017, 8:54 pm
Giancarlo Stanton could be giving a press conference in a Giants uniform soon. The San Francisco Giants think they may have found a quick fix for last year’s home run problems. According to the oddsmakers, the club is currently the favorite to land slugger Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins in a trade this offseason.
Posted: November 22, 2017, 1:09 am
New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge’s second-half slump may have been caused by an injury after all. The 25-year-old rookie underwent surgery Tuesday to repair his left shoulder, the team announced. Judge had a loose body removed and cartilage cleaned up in his left shoulder. The procedure was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache.
Posted: November 22, 2017, 12:04 am
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred hit the Atlanta Braves with heavy sanctions, including the loss of 13 players, on Tuesday for rules violations committed by the team in the international player market. Manfred also placed former Braves general manager John Coppolella on the permanently ineligible list. Former Braves Special Assistant Gordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, is suspended from performing services for any team for one year.
Posted: November 21, 2017, 11:55 pm
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is expected to be ready for spring training after he had arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder. The operation was performed Monday by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles. The Yankees say the procedure involved a loose-body removal and cartilage cleanup. The 25-year-old Judge hit .284 with 52 homers and 114 RBIs in 155 games this season, helping New York make it to the AL Championship Series, where they lost to the eventual World Series champion Astros. He was a unanimous selection for AL Rookie of the Year and finished second to Houston infielder Jose Altuve in the AL MVP race. Judge was hitting .329 with 30 homers and 66 RBIs at the All-Star break, then batted
Posted: November 21, 2017, 11:10 pm