Jesse Rogers joins Buster to discuss free agency, the official dismantling of the Cubs World Series core, the Yankees tendering Gary Sanchez and Charlie Morton’s one-year deal with the Braves (2:50). Then, Dan Shulman hops on to talk about what the Blue Jays will do this offseason, which free agents would fit the best in Toronto and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s weight loss (17:48). Later, Hembo stops by to hit on Kyle Schwarber, frontrunners in NL East and Central and if there’s any hope for the Angels under new management (26:44).
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The Houston Astros on Wednesday offered contracts to arbitration-eligible shortstop Carlos Correa, infielder Aledmys Diaz and right-hander Lance McCullers Jr.
Eric and Tristan evaluate the recent news around the league, talk the value of 2020 production and answer your questions!
Look at the number of pitchers in Cooperstown born in the 1970s. Notice something interesting?
ESPN will showcase 19 teams during 11 season-opening games, including four on Opening Day, over the first week of the 2021 MLB season.
BBTN: Steve Gelbs on a new era for the Mets, Jeff Passan on the non-tender date and Hembo on why the writers got the MVPs wrong
SNY’s Steve Gelbs joins Buster to discuss new Mets owners Steve Cohen declaring war on the NL East, the excitement level of Mets fans and who the team could land in free agency with its new resources (6:40). Then, Jeff Passan stops by to talk about Devin Williams winning NL Rookie of the Year, the non-tender date being a ticking time bomb, which teams are going to spend money this winter and the Phillies confusing front office situation (14:29). Plus, Hembo on why he thinks the writers got the MVPs wrong (39:10).
This week, news of recently re-hired White Sox manager Tony La Russa’s second drunk driving arrest sent shockwaves through the baseball world. La Russa is among a group of MLB decision makers which includes newly rehired Red Sox manager Alex Cora, and former Astros GM AJ Hinch, who seem to be getting second chances, in spite of their past questionable actions. As we make our way through this MLB offseason, Jeff Passan joins the show to bring us the latest on the La Russa story, and also break down new Mets owner Steven Cohen’s introductory press conference. Then, Katie Barnes explains women’s college basketball prospect Azzi Fudd, and her decision to commit to UConn.
J.T. Realmuto, George Springer and DJ LeMahieu rejected the $18.9 million qualifying offer from their teams on Wednesday.
Center fielder Kyle Lewis is the first Mariners player to be named American League Rookie of the Year since Ichiro Suzuki in 2001 and the 12th AL winner by unanimous vote.
Seeking more than $22 million in a lawsuit, attorneys for former Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said their client was "scapegoated" in a sign-stealing scandal of which he had no knowledge.
We look at what every team could do -- and what we think they will do -- as baseball's offseason starts to get going.
Instead of judging a team's success -- or failure -- based on a shortened season, Sam Miller lists one positive memory each club can hold on to this winter.
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