Rob Manfred has been elected baseball’s 10th commissioner and will succeed Bud Selig in January.
Mets manager Terry Collins is expected to be retained for the 2015 season, according to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman.
It’s looking like there won’t be any major moves in Flushing. At least not ahead of the July 31 deadline.
Cliff Lee may be coveted, but John Danks could make more sense for the Yankees.
What will they do at the trade deadline? That’s the question that will follow the Yankees and Mets around once the All-Star break ends.
The agreement, which was delayed for weeks due to “sticky language,” is pending a physical, according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
The Mets entered their series finale in Atlanta on Wednesday 37-47 and general manager Sandy Alderson said a course of action would be charted out over the next 10 days to two weeks.
The Red Sox have signed Stephen Drew to a one-year deal, according to WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
Scouts said the 32-year-old “looked fit and healthy” following Tommy John surgery and his pitches were clocked between 87-93 mph, according Jon Heyman of WFAN and CBSSports.com.
It’s only fitting. Major League Baseball has honored the top closers in baseball for years, but soon will rename its awards after arguably the two best relievers to ever pick up a ball.
If the Mets decide to bring him in, Abreu could sit in wait at Triple-A or serve as a left-handed bat off the bench, WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman reports.
With Opening Day less than two weeks away, Alderson is in talks with both the Mariners and the Diamondbacks about acquiring a shortstop, according to WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
New York Magazine released its list of New York’s most influential tweeters on Friday, and both WFAN and local athletes were well-represented.
Balfour will be the Rays’ closer. He likely would have been the setup man to Bobby Parnell in Queens, which might have factored in his decision to sign with Tampa Bay.
If the Yankees sign Drew, he won’t start at shortstop — Jeter certainly isn’t moving positions. The 30-year-old could move over to third base — or even second — though he’s only played shortstop in his eight-year career.