Video: Nationals introduce Scherzer

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Nationals GM Mike Rizzo and Manager Matt Williams introduced Max Scherzer to the organization on Wednesday. Scherzer signed a 7-year, $210 million deal with the team. Your browser does not support iframes.    

Remembering Brantley’s Career Year in 2014

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Everyone raves about the Indians’ arms – Kluber, Carrasco, Bauer, Salazar – and their immense potential. But what about their bats? In 2014, Cleveland ranked 13th in Batting Average, 12th in OPS and 11th in Runs Scored. At the center of their offensive production was 27-year-old Michael Brantley, whose breakout season earned him his first all-star nod […]

Video: Peter Gammons on James Shields/Max Scherzer, Rusney Castillo, and more

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Peter Gammons joined Hot Stove earlier today to talk about the conflicted pursuit of James Shields and Max Scherzer and the Red Sox plans for Rusney Castillo. He also touches on the overflow of outfielders Boston has on their roster and whether the Mets should ‘pull the trigger’ on Ian Desmond. And at the very […]

Video: Peter Gammons on Chase Headley, Melky Cabrera and Jon Lester

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Peter Gammons joined High Heat a few days ago to discuss Chase Headley staying in New York on a four-year deal and Melky Cabrera’s three-year deal with the Chicago White Sox. He also talks about Jon Lester’s new deal with the Cubs and the impact that will have on the organization. Your browser does not […]

Video: Peter Gammons on Game 2 of the World Series, Pablo Sandoval and John Hart

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Peter Gammons joined Brian Kenny on MLB Tonight on Thursday to discuss Game 2 of the World Series. They talk about the decisions made by both Bruce Bochy and Ned Yost throughout the course of the game, what this World Series means to soon-to-be free agent Pablo Sandoval, and John Hart being named Braves’ President […]

October isn’t for everyone; Shields continues to struggle in the postseason

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James Shields might have earned the ace label with a 3.17 ERA over the last four seasons in the majors, but he certainly hasn’t pitched like one this postseason. In fact, in his three trips to October, Shields owns a forgettable 5.74 ERA , 1.538 WHIP through ten starts. In his four starts this year, Shields […]

Video: Peter Gammons on the 2014 World Series

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Peter Gammons joined Brian Kenny on MLB Tonight Monday night to talk about the 2014 World Series. He highlights the emergence of Wade Davis, the Giants’ underrated defensive weapons and the emphasis of speed, defense and contact. He also talks about Andrew Friedman leaving the Rays for the Dodgers. Your browser does not support iframes. […]

OPS leaders in the final two months of the regular season

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From August to September these ten players led the league in OPS and shed a light on what they can bring in 2015. And for some, a sample of just what they’ve done all season long. OPS Leaders, Aug – Sept 2014 G PA AVG OBP SLUG OPS HR BB 1. Victor Martinez (DET) 57 […]

Video: Peter Gammons talks with Kolten Wong after his walk-off HR

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Peter Gammons talks with Kolten Wong on the field after his walk-off home run in Game 2 of the NLCS. Your browser does not support iframes.

Harper’s big NLDS

Bryce Harper is only hitting .143 with 2 outs and runners in scoring position

Bryce Harper didn’t live up to the expectations casted unto him prior to the season. He batted .273/.344/.423 with a career-low 13 long balls and career high strike rate of 26.3%. Injuries to his left hand and right shoulder kept him at just 100 games, the lowest of his short three-year career. But Harper finished […]