Does that mean he’d go full-blown Boss? Could there be an organizational shakeup? It sounds like he’s not ruling anything out.
It wasn’t that Noah Syndergaard had a bad year in 2014. It’s just that he expected to be wearing a big-league uniform with “Mets” emblazoned across the front at some point last year. That never happened.
The man considered MLB’s true home run king told Newsday earlier this week that he wants to see A-Rod come back strong after serving a yearlong suspension for PEDs.
Alex Rodriguez started his second day of workouts at the Yankees’ minor league complex by hugging Chase Headley, the player signed to replace him at third base.
“He’s learned nothing,” an unnamed baseball exec told the New York Daily News. “He’s the same old guy. He just did what he wanted to do.”
Commissioner Rob Manfred has touted the benefits of modernizing baseball. But he’s open to going old school when it comes to the number of games played in a season.
Days after releasing a handwritten apology to fans, A-Rod may have created another reason to say he’s sorry by not giving his bosses a heads up that he was en route to spring training.
The Yankees were among the teams with serious interest in Moncada, 19, who is set to become one of baseball’s top infield prospects.
A large man with a “bum knee,” as the 305-pound lefty called it, can’t help but run into trouble down the line. It is almost inevitable.
Matt Harvey? Present — and definitely accounted for. The feistiness is still there. And that’s probably a very good sign.
The 34-year-old lefty was hobbled by a degenerative cartilage problem in his right knee last season and was done after having surgery in July.
“We’ve been sitting around for four years asking everybody to be patient and even the players,” Collins said Saturday after the first workout for pitchers and catchers.
The pitch clock won’t get a call-up in 2015, but Major League Baseball is taking small steps to shorten games.
It’ll be A-Rod, A-Rod, A-Rod all spring. And that, ironically, means good news for the pitchers and anyone else who doesn’t wear No. 13.
Pitchers and catchers report today for 13 of the MLB teams, with 5 teams reporting yesterday to their various spring training locations.