Peter Gammons: The Pirates and the depreciating asset of Gerrit Cole

Gerrit Cole was brilliant Wednesday night. He gave up one bloop single in his first six innings. Then again, since the Pirates’ April 3 opener at Fenway Park, Cole has been consistently brilliant, allowing two earned runs or less in his last seven starts. He is healthy. He is still a power pitcher who averaged […]

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 a memorable World Series. A year […]

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 hit anywhere […]

Video: The Career of Jeff Bagwell, Written and Narrated by Peter Gammons

The career of Jeff Bagwell written and narrated by Peter Gammons…

Peter Gammons: Reflection of Hall of Fame inductees Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell

Tim Raines signs HOF after his name, the second greatest leadoff hitter in history, a man who reached base more often than Tony Gwynn or Roberto Clemente. So does Jeff Bagwell, who statistically is one of the six best first basemen ever, second only behind Albert Pujols since World War II. And Pudge Rodriguez, one […]

Video: Peter Gammons on Bautista, Astros, and the HOF ballot

Peter Gammons joins Hot Stove on MLB Network to discuss the market for Jose Bautista, the Astros rotation, and his Hall of Fame ballot and much more…

Video: Peter Gammons discusses AL West offseason news and more

Peter Gammons joins Billy Ripken and Matt Vasgersian on Hot Stove to discuss the Astros looking for another starter, the Angels’ plan for the future, the free agent market and more…

Peter Gammons: Primary storylines from the Winter Meetings

The immediate reaction to the Collective Bargaining Agreement came as clubs were swarming to Harbor Landing, Md. was that the minimal rise in the luxury tax threshold was essentially a soft salary cap, one that would force mega-market teams like the Dodgers, Yankees and Red Sox to hold onto their best prospects for a time […]

Peter Gammons: Reflections and notes from the Winter Meetings

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—Slowly, sometimes reluctantly, major league baseball executives are trickling into the Gaylord Hotel—which they will find is larger than Newfoundland– here on the Potomac River. There is a strong sense of relief that Commissioner Rob Manfred reached a deal with Tony Clark and the Players Association, yet most are in freeze-frame because until […]

Videos: Ralph Branca, Hall of Fame ballot, and the myth of “winning the Winter”

Peter Gammons joins High Heat to talk about the passing of Ralph Branca… Peter sits with Chris Russo to remember Ralph Branca and discuss who has the chance to become a 2017 Hall of Famer… Peter joins Hot Stove to dissect the myth of “Winning the Winter,” and how acquisitions do not guarantee a World […]