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Trade grades: Giants can't be done after getting Andrew McCutchen
It's the end of an era in Pittsburgh, and while Pirates fans certainly won't be surprised about the trade that will send franchise icon Andrew McCutchen to the Giants, it's still a bittersweet day, a reminder of where the Pittsburgh Pirates were when McCutchen arrived on the scene in 2009 and the
Giancarlo Stanton hits two home runs in Yankees debut
TORONTO -- It didn't take long for Giancarlo Stanton to make an impact with the New York Yankees , as the slugger uncorked a long home run to right field in his first at-bat of the season Thursday afternoon. He wasn't done. Stanton, the 2017 National League MVP after leading all of baseball with 59
Giants to retire No. 25 jersey of Barry Bonds in August
The San Francisco Giants will retire the No. 25 of Barry Bonds this season, the team announced Tuesday. The number will be retired on Aug. 11, 2018, when the Giants host the Pittsburgh Pirates . Bonds spent 15 of his 22 major league seasons with the Giants; the other seven were with Pittsburgh.
Inside a Hall of Fame voter's toughest ballot decision
A month after my Baseball Hall of Fame ballot arrived in the mail, I'm barricaded in my office with a cup of Candy Cane holiday coffee and a sheet of paper with 33 names on it. I have Jay Jaffe's "Cooperstown Casebookand the Bill James 2018 Handbook?within reach, and I can rest easy in the
Trade grades: Did Yankees ace Giancarlo Stanton deal?
The deal: The Marlins trade OF Giancarlo Stanton?(and his contract) to the Yankees for 2B Starlin Castro and two minor leaguers, P Jorge Guzman and SS Jose Devers. The Yankees will reportedly take on $265 million of Stanton's remaining $295 million in salary.? Why it's a good deal for the Yankees:
Jack Morris, Alan Trammell voted into Hall of Fame by Modern Era committee
Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Modern Baseball Era Committee after falling short of induction to Cooperstown before. Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Marvin Miller, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons and Luis Tiant were also on the ballot.
Yankees, Marlins agree to terms for Giancarlo Stanton trade; NL MVP must agree to deal
The New York Yankees?and? Miami Marlins?have agreed to a trade that would send? Giancarlo Stanton?to the Bronx, a source told The Associated Press on Saturday. The trade has yet to become official, as Stanton, the reigning National League MVP, must still agrees to the terms as stipulated by his
Is Carlos Beltran a Hall of Famer?
Editor's note: This story originally ran on May 15, 2017. Carlos Beltran announced his retirement Thursday. Nov. 13, 2017. Do you remember Dos Carlos? If you're a Kansas City Royals fan of a certain age, you surely do. That was the moniker attached to a pair of hotshot Royals rookies in the late
Astros blast by Dodgers 13-12 in 10th, lead World Series 3-2
HOUSTON -- Blast off! Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros kept hammering away in a wild slugfest that no one saw coming, rallying against Clayton Kershaw and rocking the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 in 10 thrilling innings Sunday night for a 3-2 lead in the World Series. In a