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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
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
Marlins' Don Mattingly may move Giancarlo Stanton to leadoff spot
With Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton sitting at 59 home runs with two games remaining, manager Don Mattingly said he may consider moving Stanton to the leadoff spot Saturday and Sunday in an effort to generate a potential extra at-bat. Batting from the second spot Friday night, Stanton went
Royals' Alex Gordon hits MLB's record 5,694th home run of season
If it feels like you've seen a lot of home runs in 2017, it's because you have: We have a new major league record for home runs in one season. The record-setting blast came courtesy of Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon, who took? Toronto's Ryan Tepera deep in the eighth inning on Tuesday