Peter Gammons: Trade rumors, Hall of Fame, and more notes from July

We are in the crazy time when there is a trade rumor a second. A few things heard: --The Royals have entertained dozens of scouts with the Angels in town. Some were in to look at Hector Santiago and Huston Street, but many others were in to see if Kansas City would seriously talk Wade Davis after … [Read More...]

Peter Gammons: Griffey and Piazza defined different temperatures of cool

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.—On Friday, when Ken Griffey and Mike Piazza dine with the members of sports’ most select and earned society, they will fully grasp what this means. They will see how Sandy Koufax, Tom Seaver, Willie Mays, Henry Aaron, Johnny Bench and all the rest of the men with the HOF suffix act … [Read More...]

Peter Gammons: With Pomeranz, Red Sox pitching staff is theoretically set

The cost was an 18-year old pitcher Pedro Martinez called “one guy we cannot trade,” but there is cost attached to finishing last in three of the last four seasons with a starters’ earned run average precipitously close to taking the Fifth. Anderson Espinoza may indeed be a once-in-a-decade … [Read More...]

Newberg: The importance of Mark Teixeira.

I’ve been doing this for more than 18 years.  I started before Mark Teixeira was a professional baseball player, and there’s at least a decent chance I’ll be doing it after that, too. Strange feeling. He and a fellow Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket are the two greatest first-round draft picks in … [Read More...]

Video: Peter Gammons on Dylan Bundy, Andrew Benintendi, and Rich Hill

Peter Gammons joins MBL Central on the MLB Network to talk about Buck Showalter preserving Dylan Bundy, the Red Sox calling up Andrew Benintendi, as well as the moving of Rich Hill to the Dodgers... … [Read More...]

Going for it — the Rangers trade for Carlos Beltran, Jonathan Lucroy, and Jeremy Jeffress.

We’ve all pointed to 2007 as the year when the Rangers’ front office philosophy changed — maybe “took shape” is the better way to put it — when one- and five-year plans were put in place to take what had been a flagging franchise, at least in terms of pennant race absence and regular double-digit … [Read More...]

Video: Peter Gammons talks deadline deals

Peter Gammons joins Kelly Nash and The Rundown on MLB Network to discuss some of the Deadline deals, including the Indians' bullpen, the Cubs and more... … [Read More...]

Videos: Peter Gammons does Hall of Fame weekend

Peter Gammons hosts the 2016 Hall of Fame Roundtable with newly inducted Hall of Famers Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr.... Condensed... Your browser does not support iframes. Peter from Fenway discussing the Hall of Fame weekend... … [Read More...]