Peter Gammons: Early Spring look at Aaron Boone’s Yankees

TAMPA—The most common phrase here at Legends Field is “they are the Yankees again.” Which they are. They’re coming off 91 wins and a post-season in which they knocked off the American League’s best team and defending champions, Cleveland, got all the way to the seventh game of the ALCS before losing to the eventual […]

Videos: Mets’ rotation, Gerrit Cole, and more from Braves’ camp

Peter joins High Heat to talks about Astros’ 2017 season notes, the Mets’ rotation options and more from Braves’ camp Freddie Freeman joins Peter to discuss the Braves’ outlook for 2018…

Video: Peter from Astros Spring Training

Peter joins Hot Stove to discuss the future of the Astros and Marlins heading into the 2018 season…. Peter talks with Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole on MLB Tonight about 2018 and Cole joining the rotation….

Peter Gammons: Assembling a pitching staff for 2018

The National League Championship Series was barely over and the Dodgers in the World Series when Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Joe Maddon began rethinking the way they develop pitching. They hired Jim Hickey, Maddon’s former pitching coach in Tampa Bay. When the new Marlins ownership fired all of Jeffrey Loria’s baseball hirings, former Pirates […]

Peter Gammons: Astros reload for 2018 run with Cole trade

The Astros are World Champions, partly because their position players are young and intrepid and love the runway, and, by the way, they hammer fastballs so well they led the major leagues in runs and OPS. When they acquired Justin Verlander they likely assured that championship, that guy for whom the walk to the mound […]

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…

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…

Peter Gammons: MVP’s, Cy’s, Otani, Swihart, the Orioles, and more November notes

In March, 2007, Al Pedrique was a scout in the Houston organization, managing in Venezuela, and he called GM Tim Purpora and told him this 5-foot-5 kid came in for a tryout and that he loved him, so much that while he’d sign for $5,000, he wanted to give him $15,000 not only because he […]

Video: Peter on MVP winners

Peter Gammons: GM Meetings, Red Sox off-season options, and more

There was a time when business was accomplished at the General Managers Meetings. They weren’t media events, covered by few, with quiet meetings and dinners when the official business of the day was finished. Today, it is different. “It’s mainly the agents meeting, a sale conference,” says one American League general manager. “Frankly, we’d get […]