Peter Gammons: Development of the 2011 Pitching Draft Class

The 2011 draft was supposed to be the pitchers’ draft. UCLA’s Gerrit Cole and Trevor Bauer went one and three, with Virgina’s Danny Hultzen two, before his path of shoulder issues. Then came the three celebrated high school righthanders (Dylan Bundy 4, Archie Bradley 7, Jose Fernandez 15) … [Read More...]

Peter Gammons: 2017 Predictions (Part II)

Back in time when the Red Sox held spring training in Winter Haven, Florida, on the banks of Lake Lulu in the land of Goat Milk Fudge and the Fossil Museum, a great Boston television sportsman named Bob Lobel would annually drive a player to Lakeland to Madame Christine’s House of Palmistry to try … [Read More...]

Peter Gammons: 2017 Predictions (Part I)

It sounded like a campaign promise when the words “Cubs and Indians World Series” rolled out last April 1, or, perhaps to give it more credence, an April Fool’s joke. It really did happen, like the 1991 last-to-first Twins-Braves series with an unforgettable extra inning seventh game culmination of … [Read More...]

Video: Peter Gammons discusses Chris Sale’s start in Boston

Peter Gammons joins MLB Central on MLB Network to talk about Chris Sale in Boston, the Red Sox elite outfield defense, and more... … [Read More...]

Video: Peter Gammons discusses AL contenders

Peter joins High Heat with Christopher Russo on MLB Networks to discuss his American League divisional contenders... … [Read More...]

Jamey Newberg: Let’s Go.

Let’s go. Spring Break was 3,000 miles away from Surprise this year, but our 12-year-old wasn’t all that OK with the idea of a Rangers spring training going on fully without him, and he thought the concept of missing a day of school to get in a long weekend on the south side of those Elysian … [Read More...]

Peter Gammons: The Gurriel Brothers are upon us

In Houston camp, the older brother Yulieski Gurriel, star of the 2006 World Baseball Classic, is playing first base and veteran players have told people that despite his average 130 at-bat finish to the 2016 season--.292 OBP, .345 slug—that he is so good a hitter as the rust wears off that he could … [Read More...]

Videos: Peter on the fundamentals and pitchers’ health in spring training

Peter joins hot stove to talk about how the Giants are focusing on fundamentals in Spring Training, and how managers are keeping tabs on starters' health... … [Read More...]