Heyman reports that Kang is regarded as the top shortstop in Korea. He was remarkable at the plate in 2014 for the Nexen Heroes, posting a .364/.457/.733 slash line and belting 39 homers in just 116 games.
The Red Sox have a message for the Yankees, the American League and Major League Baseball: We’re back.
Heyman reports that the 25-year-old will have both an early opt-out clause and a no-trade provision in his contract.
According to CBSSports.com and WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Miami Marlins are prepared to give their 25-year-old slugger a “landmark” deal.
The right-handed hitter put up solid numbers in 2014, batting .293 with seven homers and 75 RBIs in 157 games. He also stole 14 bases and got on base at a .347 clip.
A day after we learned which players the Yankees reportedly won’t target in free agency, we got a better of idea of who exactly is on their radar.
Heyman reports that hitting coach Lamar Johnson and assistant hitting coach Luis Natera will not retain their roles within the organization in 2015. It’s unclear who will replace them.
According to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the general manager is getting a three-year extension from the Mets that will run through 2017.
It looks like it might be the status quo for the Yankees next season. As far as general manager Brian Cashman’s job goes, it appears the Steinbrenners will try to bring him back in 2015.
He flamed out during his first stint in New York, but Chris Young may soon get another chance.
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.