Peter Gammons: Quintana crosses town to Wrigleyville, Springer’s MVP shot, and more

The news of the Cubs blockbuster trade featuring Jose Quintana broke around 11 Thursday morning. The phone rang. “So much for the hangovers,” said the major league coach on the other line. “Theo and Jed just dumped a bucket of ice water over the entire clubhouse. What differentiates those guys is that they understand players. They […]

Peter joins Rich Eisen Show to talk Cubs drama

Peter Gammons: Cubs Considered Using Trump to Tell Montero “You’re Fired”…

Peter Gammons: Agents, scouts, prospects, changing trends, and the MLB Draft

The Baseball Draft was changed in 2012 because the Commissioner’s Office felt that teams like the Red Sox could use their development revenues to sign players like Anthony Rizzo in later rounds for high round contracts. The idea was to restrict signing pools based on the previous year’s standings and allow losing teams better access […]

Videos: Peter Gammons and all things MLB Draft

Peter Gammons joins MLB Central on MLB Network to discuss some of the top names in the draft… Peter discusses the high upside for shortstop Logan Warmoth, comparing him to J.J. Hardy of the Baltimore Orioles > Peter on the Chicago Cubs selecting Brendon Little with the 27th overall pick in the 2017 MLB Draft

Peter Gammons: With respect to 1st rounders, winning takes a much wider collective

We understand the importance of Monday’s draft. Bryce Harper, Kris Bryant, Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw, Mookie Betts, Dustin Pedroia, Aaron Judge, C.C. Sabathia, Francisco Lindor, Carlos Correa, Paul Goldschmidt, Max Scherzer, Nolan Arenado, Buster Posey, Andrew McCutchen, Madison Bumgarner  and Corey Seager were draft choices who altered their franchises. Miguel Sano is changing the Twins, […]

Peter Gammons: An abundance of options can make all the difference

The pitching trend-line is obvious. Those who start retire fewer batters per outing virtually every season, down to less than 5 2/3 innings a start. With that, the offense has fueled the relievers’ earned run average to rise to the reach of the last three seasons-3.71 to 3.93 to 4.06—while the MLB save percentage has […]

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 […]

Video: Peter on the emergence of Ian Happ, Dodgers’ depth, and more

Peter joins The Rundown to talk about the return of Rich Hill to the Dodgers, the emergence of prospect Ian Happ, David Price’d return to the rotation, and more…

Peter, Theo Epstein, Eddie Vedder, and more from Hot Stove Cool Music 2017

The 2017 Hot Stove, Cool Music event brings together the Cubs, Red Sox and the world of music including Eddie Vedder for a good cause… Theo Epstein discusses his Cubs shirt with a Boston Strong sticker and what the two teams working together means to him… Eddie Vedder – Wishlist with Peter Gammons – Hot […]

HOT STOVE COOL MUSIC 2017: Boston, April 28-29th

HOT STOVE COOL MUSIC 2017:  RED SOX / CUBS EDITION Celebrating Music, Baseball and Giving Back Baseball Champions for Charity Lunch – April 28th Sheraton Boston, MA 11:30am-1:30pm Moderated by Peter Gammons Featuring a panel with: Pedro Martinez Ryan Dempster Bernie Williams Tom Caron and other Cubs & Red Sox Legends   Hot Stove Cool […]