Johnny Cueto Has Turned Down a 6-Year, $120 Million Offer from the Diamondbacks

There were no Black Friday or Cyber Monday discounts in the Johnny Cueto market. The right-handed starter has reportedly turned down a six-year, $120 million offer from the Diamondbacks. The deal would have paid Cueto an average annual salary of Continue reading Johnny Cueto Has Turned Down a 6-Year, $120 Million Offer from the Diamondbacks

Jordan Zimmerman to Sign with the Tigers

The first major pitching domino fell over the weekend, as the Detroit Tigers and former Nationals starter Jordan Zimmerman reached an agreement on a five-year, $110 million contract. This is a straight-up, five-year contract, with no options included. Obtaining a Continue reading Jordan Zimmerman to Sign with the Tigers

Andrelton Simmons To Be Traded To The Angels

File this one under moves I didn’t see coming. The Atlanta Braves have decided to trade prized defensive shortstop Andrelton Simmons to the Angels in exchange for Erick Aybar and a pair of pitching prospects. Simmons is widely considered to Continue reading Andrelton Simmons To Be Traded To The Angels

2015 Silver Slugger Award Winners

Baseball’s award season rolled on yesterday with the announcement of the 2015 Silver Slugger Award winners, given to the best offensive players at each position in both the American League and the National League. The winners are determined by a Continue reading 2015 Silver Slugger Award Winners

Hall of Fame Votes Against Increasing Ballot Limit of 10 Players

The Hall of Fame has declined a proposal that would have increased the maximum players that could be included in an individual ballot from 10 to 12. The proposal, which was first presented to the Hall this Spring, would have Continue reading Hall of Fame Votes Against Increasing Ballot Limit of 10 Players

2015 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Winners

Tuesday it was the Gold Glove Awards, last night Major League Baseball announced the 2015 Wilson Sporting Goods Defensive Players of the Year. Unlike the Gold Glove, which is voted on by managers and coaches, the Wilson Player of the Continue reading 2015 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Winners

2015 Gold Glove Award Winners Announced Last Night

It’s award season, everybody, meaning we are about to be inundated with a flurry of news about players being honored for their 2015 accomplishments. Last week I wrote about Prince Fielder and Matt Harvey winning Comeback Player of the Year Continue reading 2015 Gold Glove Award Winners Announced Last Night

Tommy Hanson Has Passed Away At The Age Of 29

In 2008, Tommy Hanson was considered by many to be baseball’s top pitching prospect. He had just dominated the Arizona Fall League, and would go on to make his much-anticipated MLB debut for the Atlanta Braves the following June, where Continue reading Tommy Hanson Has Passed Away At The Age Of 29

A-Rod Unsurprisingly Snubbed From Comeback Player Of The Year Award

Yesterday, Major League Baseball announced the winners of its annual Comeback Player of the Year Award. It’s an honor that’s bestowed to the player from each league who is judged to have “re-emerged on the baseball field during a given Continue reading A-Rod Unsurprisingly Snubbed From Comeback Player Of The Year Award

Podcast Episode 43 – The World Series Recap

The 2015 season is in the books, and the Kansas City Royals have been crowned World Series Champions. Matthew George and Brandon Mattingly recap Kansas City’s remarkable postseason run. They also discuss the zany managerial situation in Washington D.C. that Continue reading Podcast Episode 43 – The World Series Recap

How Yesterday’s Election Results Affect Major League Baseball

Yesterday was election day for 32 states. If you’re a resident of one of them, I hope you made it out to vote, especially if one of your races had an impact on the world of Major League Baseball. Yes, Continue reading How Yesterday’s Election Results Affect Major League Baseball

Highlights From Kansas City’s Victory Parade

The Royals returned home to celebrate their World Series championship with the city of Kansas City yesterday. Incredibly, an estimated 800,000 fans showed up to take part in the festivities. Here are some of the highlights. Your browser does not Continue reading Highlights From Kansas City’s Victory Parade

The Complete List Of All 139 Free Agents

The 2015 MLB season is officially over. The offseason is officially here, and the all-important free agency signing period begins this Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. ET. Major League Baseball unveiled the complete list of all 139 players Continue reading The Complete List Of All 139 Free Agents

The Royals Are King

Congratulations Kansas City. Your Royals are World Series champions, the kings of the baseball diamond. I am kicking myself this morning for having fallen asleep before that offensive explosion plated five runs in the 12th inning. I missed that epic Continue reading The Royals Are King