Gamel has performed very well in the minors over the course of his career. Over the last two years at Triple-A, he’s put up OPS’s of .898 and .912, respectively.
Throughout this offseason, baseball has seen some dramatic moves and major free agents signing large contracts with new teams, such as Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder. And that begs the question: Is Pujols really worth all the money he got from the Angels?
The National League has lost a lot of thump. And this is good news for the Mets who – quite frankly – have as many potential power bats in their lineup as any team in the league with the exception of the Cardinals and the Reds.
In a matter of hours on Friday night, the Yankees waived goodbye to prized prospect Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi and welcomed much-needed arms to their rotation. GM Brain Cashman stayed patient and appears to have won big.
Baseball’s winter meetings open Monday, a four-day session that often turns into a fan’s delight. There’s always the promise of blockbuster trades and major free-agent signings
Brian Cashman is willing to play the waiting game when it comes to acquiring a talented starter — and will not let the market force him into overpaying.
Teams offered 26 players arbitration, of which six were Type A free agents. A new club signing one of those premier players would lose a top pick in June’s amateur draft, and a team that offers arbitration and loses one of those players would get two extra selections as compensation.
Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun has won the NL Most Valuable Player Award after helping lead the Brewers to their first division title in nearly 30 years.
Some of the priciest gifts purchased around this holiday season won’t arrive in a bow. Here are predictions as to where baseball’s Top 5 Free Agents will end up.
C.J. Wilson may be the most talented starter on the free agent market but the Yankees should turn to other targets if his salary demands are too high.
The Marlins appear to be ready to do what it takes to bring Jose Reyes to South Beach. Do the Mets have a chance of retaining their superstar shortstop?
I hear from Mets fans a lot. They all ask me the same thing via text messaging and Twitter: “Will Jose Reyes be back?”
The infield shift is on in October, and teams are leaning right. Looking to make life difficult for those pull-happy sluggers, playoff opponents keep clogging one side of the diamond when the boppers come to bat.
Prince Fielder hit a long home run early and a key single in the ninth inning Saturday, spoiling the Mets’ chances of a win against former closer Francisco Rodriguez
The Mets set a most dubious record Friday night, beaten by Prince Fielder and the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 in a rainy, testy matchup.