Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya is leaving his job as senior vice president of the Padres to become a senior advisor to MLBPA head Tony Clark.
Mejia and the Mets reached agreement Wednesday on a one-year contract worth $2,595,000. He asked for $3 million this season and the team offered $2.1 million.
The Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list.
A pitch clock must be considered and decreased offense scrutinized. Tighter balls? Shorter fences? A lower mound? Banning defensive shifts? Perhaps they can be talked about in the future.
Think it was nasty before? Buckle up. The Yankees “are preparing for a battle” to void milestone bonuses for Alex Rodriguez, according to the Daily News.
“The second set of changes that I would look at is related, and that relates to injecting additional offense in the game,” Manfred told ESPN. “For example, things like eliminating shifts. I would be open to those sorts of ideas.”
Former Major League Baseball player Ted Lilly has been charged in California with three felonies related to insurance fraud.
“I’m the one that made the mistake. But if I’m ever given that second chance, I will appreciate that and I won’t need a third chance.”
The Mets say their new LED scoreboard — at a whopping 54 feet tall and 105 feet wide — will be one of the 10 largest in MLB.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman announced last month that Chase Headley would be New York’s everyday third baseman in 2015. Apparently A-Rod didn’t get that memo.
The on-again, off-again speculation surrounding the Mets and a potential trade for Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is, well, off. Again.
Major League Baseball will use a pitch clock this season in Class Triple-A and Double-A games. Commissioner Bud Selig made the announcement at the conclusion of baseball’s owners meetings.
Hal Steinbrenner is keeping an eye on the Bombers’ bottom line. But it seems he’d still be willing to flash some cash if the right opportunity comes along.
The 92-year-old told WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” show on Wednesday that the Jackie Robinson Museum is currently about $7 million short of its $24-million goal.
The 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class is on its way to Cooperstown. But first, a field trip to the Ed Sullivan Theater.