Peter Gammons: Verlander, Price, Otani, Marlins’ ownership, and more Friday notes

The day the Astros acquired Justin Verlander, they aligned their starting pitching so that if they needed to win on the final day of the season, he would pitch that game in Boston. What they never foresaw was that as it now stands, the Indians would have home field advantage on through, which … [Read More...]

Peter Gammons: Trevor Bauer, Yankee pitching, and Doug Fister

TREVOR BAUER AND THE INDIANS PATIENCE One of Trevor Bauer’s longtime friends watched his exchange of words with Avisail Garcia on September 4 and said he knew then he was completely back to the state he was in as a UCLA junior and the best pitcher in college baseball, when in his final regular … [Read More...]

Peter Gammons: Mike Hazen and the culture of accountability and understanding

The deal wasn’t an MLB lead story. It happened late on the night of last November 23, between two teams in the left time zone that finished a combined 31 games out of their respective Western Divisions. Jean Segura had played in parts of six seasons and in 2016 batted .313, Mitch Haniger was a month … [Read More...]

Video: Peter on Red Sox sign stealing, NL West, and more

Peter Gammons joins Christopher Russo and High Heat on MLB Network to share his thoughts on the Red Sox stealing signs incident, the recent ongoings in the NL West, and more... … [Read More...]

Jamey Newberg: Laboring Day

“It’s not good.” He said it stoically, his face devoid of the familiar smiles and the fake dugout indignation and the joy he brings effortlessly to the game, instead lined with the pain borne not only of a strained hamstring that forced him from Thursday’s game with not a shred of resistance but … [Read More...]

Video: Peter joins High Heat to talk about the Dodgers

Peter Gammons joins High Heat on MLB Network to talk about the Dodgers' potential historic season... … [Read More...]

Carl Yastrzemski on Tony Conigliaro

Carl Yastrzemski was in the on deck circle when Jack Hamilton's pitch hit Tony C in the eye. "We were all afraid for him," says Yaz. "It's like he almost lost the ball. He never moved. It hit him flush, and we didn't have the ear flaps then. When he went down, I thought it was the end of our chance … [Read More...]

Video: Peter discusses playoff contenders

Peter Gammons joins the RUndown on MLB Network to discuss the state of the Indians' pitching staff, the Angels' Wild Card push, Boston's young core of contributors and more … [Read More...]