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In his first season in Korea, Aaron Altherr hit 30+ homers, drove in 100+ runs and won a championship. Not bad.
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: November 28, 2020, 4:15 pm
The non-tender deadline is Wednesday, and there are two players the Detroit Tigers could cut ties with before the 2021 season.
Author: Detroit Free Press
Posted: November 28, 2020, 4:01 pm
The Giants might have lost another prospect to a significant injury.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 28, 2020, 2:44 am
Dan Straily had a strong season in the KBO in 2020.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 27, 2020, 10:54 pm
So they can do some things.”
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 27, 2020, 8:22 pm
From his big league debut in 2015 through 2019, Mets left-hander Steven Matz had some hiccups and injury issues, but was a largely reliable mid-rotation starter. In 2020, things fell apart.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 27, 2020, 7:21 pm
One of the Nationals premier young players crashed.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: November 27, 2020, 6:09 pm
Between buyouts, layoffs and the elimination of positions, more than 80 Phillies employees were let go this week.
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: November 27, 2020, 5:53 pm
The Orioles’ top prospect saw a previous video blow up on the popular video social app.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: November 27, 2020, 5:35 pm
The Phillies’ offseason plans aren’t crystal clear, but this holiday social media graphic doesn’t spell confidence. By Adam Hermann
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: November 27, 2020, 4:30 pm
Join the largest Longhorn message board to discuss Texas vs. Iowa State and enjoy behind-the-scenes information
Author: OrangeBloods
Posted: November 27, 2020, 4:03 pm
With insight from scouts and executives, here are 10 potential value signings, with a guess as to where each will land.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 27, 2020, 2:29 pm
I just want to start moving forward as an organization.”
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 26, 2020, 11:47 pm
Giants fans would love to have him.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 26, 2020, 7:54 pm
Here are five things Yankees fans should be grateful for about this squad following the shortened 2020 season and heading into next year.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 26, 2020, 3:01 pm
Even though the hot stove is starting to heat up and the scheduled start of spring training is only two and a half months away, it could feel like 2021 Mets baseball is a long way off. It isn’t, and with its return could come some great things for Mets fans to look forward to.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 26, 2020, 2:45 pm
The SNY crew takes a look at the possibility of the Mets hiring a GM with no front office experience in Chris Young, who would learn under team president Sandy Alderson.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 26, 2020, 2:45 pm
In a video tweeted out by Hector Gomez, the 47-year-old Colon is seen pitching off of a bullpen mound, showing his typical pinpoint control.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 26, 2020, 2:54 am
A final decision has not been made on a Ricciardi return, but it has been seriously discussed.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 26, 2020, 2:24 am
For pure theatrics, he should win it every year.”
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 26, 2020, 2:01 am
Sue Bird, LeBron James and many others made 2020 a little more joyful.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: November 26, 2020, 1:55 am
Mets players, including Pete Alonso, Dominic Smith, Marcus Stroman, and J.D. Davis, have pushed for the Mets to bring back the black uniforms. And according to owner Steve Cohen, it could be in the cards.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 26, 2020, 1:15 am
Mets owner Steve Cohen makes an exclusive guest appearance on Mets Hot Stove and talks with Steve Gelbs about pivoting to strictly a GM search, landing big name free agents this offseason, his prized Mookie Wilson ball from the famous grounder through Bill Buckner’s legs in the 1986 World Series, his Twitter presence and more. Be sure to watch this exclusive chat with new Mets owner Steve Cohen on Mets Hot Stove.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 26, 2020, 1:08 am
The ball that helped decide the 1986 World Series is now under Mets ownership.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: November 26, 2020, 1:08 am
Speaking in an exclusive interview with SNY’s Steve Gelbs on Mets Hot Stove, Cohen was asked if there was one piece of Mets memorabilia he wished he could possess, and it turns out he already had a great answer.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 26, 2020, 1:03 am
Steve Cohen’s purchase of the Mets closed earlier this month, and while he’s been the new owner for just about two and a half weeks now, he’s already learned quite a bit about building the team, in terms of both the front office and the players on the field.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 26, 2020, 12:53 am
The guys debate whether the Mets or the Yankees would be the better trade destination for former AL Cy Young winner Blake Snell. However, could either team be weary because it seems like the Tampa Bay Rays win these types of trades.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 26, 2020, 12:45 am
After almost making the playoffs in 2020, we give San Francisco three options for an offseason plan, including trading soon-to-be free agents like Brandon Belt.
Posted: November 26, 2020, 12:16 am
Bryce Harper has always wanted to play with Kris Bryant. So what if the Nationals went out and traded for him instead?
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: November 25, 2020, 11:31 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies and Cincinnati Reds swapped three pitchers in a four-player trade Wednesday.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 25, 2020, 10:15 pm
The Giants don’t know if they’ll have a DH in 2021. That decision could have a big impact on some veterans on the roster.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 25, 2020, 9:49 pm
This team, in my opinion, I had them going all the way, I did.”
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 25, 2020, 9:39 pm
The Giants DFA’d three players last week ahead of the Rule 5 Draft. All three were promptly scooped up by other organizations.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 25, 2020, 8:24 pm
In the short time that new Mets owner Steve Cohen has taken over, LHP David Peterson is already seeing an impact. Wednesday on SiriusXM, Peterson referenced RHP Marcus Stroman’s re-signing Nov. 11 — a qualifying offer for the 2021 season — as an early example of the incoming regime’s effect.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 25, 2020, 8:23 pm
In just three appearances last season, Tanner Houck won three games, tying him for second on the 2020 Red Sox. John Tomase explores whether the young righty can be a valuable part of Boston’s rotation in 2021.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: November 25, 2020, 7:46 pm
When it comes to overpowering stuff, few can top Darwinzon Hernandez — but John Tomase asks if the Red Sox reliever can harness his control enough to become a future closer.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: November 25, 2020, 6:47 pm
Let’s take a look at a handful of free agents who might fit the Phillies as semi-regular or bench players. By Jim Salisbury
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: November 25, 2020, 5:22 pm
The Los Angeles Angels are heading into a period of renaissance in their hometown of Anaheim. For the immediate future, they have another new first-time general manager charged with building a winning team around eight-time All-Star centerfielder and three-time American League MVP Mike Trout. For the long term, the real estate arm of Angels owner […]
Author: Sportico
Posted: November 25, 2020, 5:00 pm
Phillies baseball has ranged from frustrating to bleak lately, but there are still at least a handful of things to be thankful for as Turkey Day arrives.
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: November 25, 2020, 3:31 pm
Young, 41, is currently a senior vice president working for the MLB commissioner’s office.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 25, 2020, 2:49 pm
Tampa Bay Rays special assistant Bobby Heck not a candidate for a front office position with the Mets, according to league sources. He will remain with the Rays.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 25, 2020, 2:26 pm
The Red Sox reportedly have their eye on Yasiel Puig, who’s plotting a comeback after missing the 2020 season.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: November 25, 2020, 2:03 pm
Ethan Katz’s old job reportedly has been filled.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 25, 2020, 5:18 am
Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena has been arrested in Mexico’s Yucatan state for a situation involving an apparent custody dispute, two weeks after he won the Babe Ruth award for the Most Valuable Player in the postseason. The Yucatan state prosecutors’ office confirmed Tuesday that Arozarena was detained ”for problems relating to his ex-partner.” The office did not explain what those problems were, but video posted on social media suggested it may have involved a dispute over a child. Arozarena had not been formally charged yet.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 25, 2020, 5:11 am
After missing out in 2020, Baltimore is reportedly looking to sign Puig for 2021.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: November 25, 2020, 3:23 am
The Braves were looking for more than just experience and depth when they signed two-time All-Star Charlie Morton to a $15 million, one-year deal.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 25, 2020, 2:15 am
On the 15th anniversary of the Mets acquiring Carlos Delgado, the guys of BNNY discuss if he is the most underappreciated Met since.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 25, 2020, 1:00 am
What would Kris Bryant look like in a Nationals jersey? Now we know.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: November 24, 2020, 11:31 pm
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame manager Tom Lasorda’s condition has improved while he remains hospitalized in Southern California.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 24, 2020, 10:15 pm
Snell has proven that he has ace-level talent, and he is owed just $39 million over the next three seasons. That could be unbelievable value.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 24, 2020, 9:27 pm
On SportsNite, SNY MLB Insider Andy Martino wasn’t surprised Sandy Alderson and the Mets pivoted from their President of Baseball Operation search to solely focus on finding a new General Manager. Martino breaks down the qualities in what Alderson is looking for in his next GM and mentee.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 24, 2020, 9:15 pm

The Chicago White Sox will host the New York Yankees in the rescheduled Field of Dreams game in Dyersville, Iowa, on Aug. 12.
Posted: November 27, 2020, 7:59 pm
Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda’s condition has improved while he remains hospitalized in Southern California, a Dodgers spokesman said Tuesday.
Posted: November 27, 2020, 7:59 pm
Charlie Morton, who returned to the Atlanta Braves on a one-year, $15 million deal, says he doesn’t remember a lot from his brief stint with the team 12 years ago.
Posted: November 27, 2020, 7:59 pm
The Rockies acquired right-hander Robert Stephenson and minor league outfielder Jameson Hannah from the Reds for right-handed pitchers Jeff Hoffman and Case Williams, a minor leaguer.
Posted: November 27, 2020, 7:59 pm
Adam Wainwright, who has spent his entire 15-year MLB career with the Cardinals, is unsure of his future with the team entering free agency. “We just don’t know what they’re going to be offering — or if they will offer,” he said.
Posted: November 27, 2020, 7:59 pm
Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena was released in Mexico’s Yucatan state Thursday prior to a scheduled hearing after his former partner told a judge that she did not want to press charges.
Posted: November 27, 2020, 7:59 pm
Look at the number of pitchers in Cooperstown born in the 1970s. Notice something interesting?
Posted: November 25, 2020, 3:38 pm
From how he compares to Theo Epstein to how he’ll make his mark in Chicago, here’s what his peers inside the game are saying about Hoyer.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 12:21 pm
Reliever Adam Ottavino photographed one of the most surreal seasons in MLB history. He shared some of his favorite images — and the stories they tell.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 2:55 pm
We haven’t a clue how the offseason will play out. We’re ranking all 30 teams for next year anyway.
Posted: November 15, 2020, 6:22 pm

The story hasn’t changed for 47-year-old hurler Bartolo Colon. Though he hasn’t pitched in the Majors since 2018, he desires to return and finish his career with the Mets, tweets MLB Insider Héctor Gómez. Colon felt the same way last May, however. It’s hard to imagine that his chances of suiting up again in New…
Author: TC Zencka
Posted: November 28, 2020, 4:21 pm
The Philadelphia Phillies let go 80 employees on Wednesday, reducing their front office workforce by 20%, reports Marcus Hayes of the Philadelphia Inquirer. A number of Major League teams have diminished their staffs since the pandemic prompted revenue losses all across the sporting landscape, but the Phillies brought their own particular panache to the unfortunate…
Author: TC Zencka
Posted: November 28, 2020, 3:09 pm
It’s early in the offseason, but three star shortstops have already been mentioned as trade candidates. The Indians’ Francisco Lindor, the Rockies’ Trevor Story and the Astros’ Carlos Correa each seem to have at least a small chance of ending up on the move this winter. The question is: Which of the three would you…
Author: Connor Byrne
Posted: November 28, 2020, 3:50 am
Rogers Centre has been the Blue Jays’ home stadium since 1989, but that might not be the case for much longer. Blue Jays ownership is hoping to knock down Rogers Centre and put up a new multibillion-dollar facility in its place, Andrew Willis of the Globe and Mail reports. As you’d expect with such a…
Author: Connor Byrne
Posted: November 28, 2020, 1:42 am
The Brewers eked out a postseason berth in 2020 by virtue of this year’s expanded format, laying claim to the No. 8 seed in the National League despite finishing with a sub-.500 record (29-31). They’re headed back into the offseason with plenty of holes to fill thanks to last year’s slate of one-year pickups, but…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: November 27, 2020, 11:46 pm
The Phillies have shown interest in Dodgers assistant general manager Jeff Kingston for their open GM job, but they’re also eyeing another member of LA’s front office: senior vice president of baseball operations Josh Byrnes. “There are strong indications” the Phillies met with Byrnes last week, Jayson Stark of The Athletic writes. On the other…
Author: Connor Byrne
Posted: November 27, 2020, 10:03 pm
Right-hander Dan Straily dropped completely off the MLB radar following a dismal 2019 showing with the Orioles — a season that saw him surrender 52 earned runs in just 47 2/3 big league innings. Interest in the righty was tepid, and he opted to take a guaranteed $1MM deal with the Lotte Giants of the Korea…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: November 27, 2020, 8:03 pm
The Yakult Swallows if Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball have signed their second former big leaguer in as many days, as The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reports that they’ve agreed to terms with now-former Astros right-hander Cy Sneed (Twitter link). Yakult agreed to terms with former Pirates corner infielder/outfielder Jose Osuna earlier in the week. Sneed, 28,…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: November 27, 2020, 5:59 pm
The Rangers have interest in star Korean infielder Ha-Seong Kim, MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan reports in his latest inbox column. The Kiwoom Heroes of the Korea Baseball Organization posted the 25-year-old Kim for Major League teams earlier this week. While Kim has primarily played shortstop to this point in his career, he also spent a good…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: November 27, 2020, 4:41 pm
The reigning American League champions will deploy their usual strategy of tight payroll management and canny roster maneuvering as they look to take the final step of capturing a World Series. Guaranteed Contracts Blake Snell, SP: $39MM through 2023 Kevin Kiermaier, CF: $26MM through 2022 (includes $2.5MM buyout of $13MM club option for 2023) Brandon…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: November 27, 2020, 3:04 pm
Jose Osuna announced on his Instagram page that he has signed with the Tokyo Yakult Swallows of Nippon Professional Baseball.  Pirates GM Ben Cherington recently suggested that Osuna would be heading to play in Asia after Pittsburgh designated Osuna for assignment and subsequently released him earlier this week.  In addition to Osuna, the Swallows seem…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: November 27, 2020, 4:39 am
Yadier Molina has long stated that he wants to remain with the Cardinals, and he reiterated that hope in an interview with Laura A. Bonnelly V. of Mas Que Pelota (hat tip to Deportivo Z 101’s Hector Gomez).  However, Molina also revealed four other teams who have shown interest in his services — the Yankees,…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: November 27, 2020, 3:21 am
Click here to read the transcript of tonight’s live baseball chat, Thanksgiving edition!
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: November 27, 2020, 2:43 am
The Blue Jays’ long list of free agent targets has extended to the bullpen market, as MLB Network’s Jon Morosi tweets that Toronto was recently in touch with left-hander Brad Hand.  The former All-Star entered free agency after the Indians declined their $10MM club option on Hand’s services. Hand was placed on waivers by the…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: November 27, 2020, 12:21 am
Reds general manager Nick Krall recently discussed the team’s pitching outlook for 2021 with reporters (including Bobby Nightengale of the Cincinnati Enquirer). The baseball operations head said he wouldn’t rule out a reunion with top free agent Trevor Bauer but reiterated that the parties “haven’t really had substantial conversations” to this point. Should Bauer depart, the Reds…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: November 26, 2020, 10:56 pm