If you could implement one new rule in the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL, what changes would you make?
Teams don’t often trade a young pitcher like Shelby Miller, but when you’re a team like the Cardinals with a surplus of young pitching ready to break out seemingly every year, it may be a bit more common. St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak basically said after trading Miller that one reason he did so was to make room in the rotation for Martinez, a top prospect who pitched out of the bullpen in 2014.
Juan Lagares has been making his case for the Mets’ leadoff spot with a scorching spring. But Terry Collins wants to see what his lineup will look like with Lagares batting behind the pitcher.
Forbes says the Bombers are baseball’s most valuable team for the 18th straight year.
Before the baseball season gets underway next weekend here are 10 bold predictions about the upcoming season.
The Mets said team medical director Dr. David Altchek operated in New York on Wednesday to reconstruct the 24-year-old right-hander’s ulnar collateral ligament.
For a player with parts of three Major Leagues seasons on his resume, it’s still relatively unknown what kind of big league player Avisail Garcia will be.
Minor league living is hardly large. Meal money, for one, is tough to stretch beyond Pizza Hut and pales in comparison to the majors.
Though it appears the Japanese ace will get the call, manager Joe Girardi still isn’t ready to make it official.
If the Mets expect to be relevant this year, Matt Harvey will pitch plenty of pressure games. Opening Day is not one of them. It’s just one of 162.
Very few 21-year-old athletes have been on more of a rollercoaster in the past year than Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan. He became the first player to pitch in the College World Series and MLB World Series in the same year.
“It’s just one start,” Mets manager Terry Collins said Monday after announcing Bartolo Colon would start opening day. “I know it’s a big deal to a lot of people. To me it’s not.”
If Rose is given a second chance under the league’s new administration, former commissioner Fay Vincent believes baseball’s disgraced hits king will still be shut out of Cooperstown — forever.
An MRI and bran scan came back normal and he was released from the hospital on Sunday. “Obviously you’re concerned when a player doesn’t get up,” manager Joe Girardi said.
Yankees center fielder Jose Pirela was carted off the field after crashing into the wall on Juan Lagares’ inside-the-park home run, the first of three long balls off CC Sabathia, and the New York Mets beat their crosstown rivals 6-0 behind a dominant effort from Matt Harvey.