Peter Gammons: A few thoughts as we start 2018

So we’re in 2018. The owners have their tax cuts. But they also have luxury tax threshold of $197M with serious disincentives not to cross, at least not this winter, which, in accordance with their last labor agreement with the Players Association, is in many agents’ eyes $13M less than that in … [Read More...]

Peter Gammons: Splashes and notes from the Orlando Winter Meetings

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla—Brian Cashman has done the big deals, like Mike Mussina, Mark Teixeira and C.C. Sabathia. He worked for George Steinbrenner, which meant living in the immediate, and when he and Hal Steinbrenner set out to make over the Yankees from their post-Messersmith Decision … [Read More...]

Peter Gammons: San Francisco and the courting of Giancarlo Stanton

As of the morning of Monday, December 4, we still don’t know whether the Marlins preferred the offer for Giancarlo Stanton from the Cardinals or the Giants, or whether or not the Dodgers were preparing to at least shadow box. What we do know is that Gary Denbo has done a remarkable job in his … [Read More...]

Jamey Newberg: Choose your own adventure.

You are the General Manager of a baseball team.  The team you have built has had a decade-long run of success, and a number of your best veteran players are still on the team and still contributing.  The division you are in, however, now includes baseball’s best team, by most objective and … [Read More...]

Video: Gerrit Cole’s future, Red Sox offense, and free agent market

Peter Gammons joins Hot Stove on MLB Network to talk about arbitration, the slow free agent market, the Red Sox' offense, and the likelihood of a Gerrit Cole trade... … [Read More...]

Video: Peter on Gerrit Cole rumors

Peter joins MLB Tonight to discuss the evolution of Gerrit Cole and names the Yankees and Astros as his top potential suitors... … [Read More...]

Video: Peter on Blue Jays’ future, roll of the DH, plans for Hanley, and more

Peter joins Hot Stove to discuss the keys to the Blue Jays' future, the decline in the DH role in the American league, the Red Sox plans for Hanley Ramirez, and a song of the day... … [Read More...]

Video: Peter on Winter Meetings, Red Sox options, Machado, and more

eter Gammons joins Harold Reynolds and Matt Vasgersian on Hot Stove to discuss the Winter Meetings, the Red Sox looking for bats, Manny Machado and more... … [Read More...]