Peter Gammons: Moving on from the anticipated departure of John Farrell

Right after one of the network pregame shows Saturday, a current manager called. “I listened to Joe Girardi and John Farrell being bashed by talk show and ex-player guys,” he said, heatedly, “people who have never managed, don’t know about 30 second replay times, dealing with players and the media and they wonder why there […]

Video: Peter from Yankees camp in Tampa

Peter Gammons joins Hot Stove on MLB Network to talk about the expectations surrounding the Yankees for 2017 and the latest news around the Tigers’ camp…

The Yankees bullpen troika means the starters need to only go six

Yankees manager Joe Girardi on the YES Network last night stated that newly acquired Aroldis Chapman will be his closer as the team enters spring training. This means that the AL reliever of the year, Andrew Miller, will move back to the 8th inning, a slot that he previously occupied and thrived in, and Dellin […]

Coffee and Clippings: Joe Girardi’s maneuverings fall flat, just like Yankees’ pitiful bats

Kevin Kernan (@WheresKernan) of the New York Post discusses the moves that Yankee skipper Joe Girardi made ahead of the AL Wild Card Game, and how little they payed off… Not like he changed his lineup Tuesday night by benching $153 million man Jacoby Ellsbury in favor of Chris Young and putting the struggling Brett […]

Coffee and Clippings: Angels, Dodgers, A’s, Giants could make for a California World Series

Kevin Baxter (@kbaxter11) of the LA Times talks about the potential of a California World Series as four teams from the state are playing in the postseason… They’re still going to call baseball’s championship the World Series, but there’s a good chance next month’s final will have something less than a global reach. In fact, […]

MLB Video Highlights: Orioles roll to a Fenway victory, Petit goes the distance

Alejandro De Aza hits two home runs for the Orioles at Fenway… Your browser does not support iframes. Red Sox fan takes foul ball from Chris Davis… Your browser does not support iframes. Nick Markakis charges to make the diving catch on Mike Napoli’s sinking liner… Your browser does not support iframes. Adam Jones and […]

MLB Video Highlights: Brock Holt’s walk-off single, Pujols moves into 21st all-time in HRs

Brock Holt’s walk-off single scores Daniel Nava for the 5-4 victory over the White Sox George Springer makes an incredible catch while slamming into the wall Albert Pujols launches a two-run shot to put the Angels up 8-7 in the 7th; Pujols moves into 21st on the all-time home run list with 512 Joe Girardi […]

Stats report: Jose Abreu reaches 20 HR

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. Lee can be followed on twitter @ATMreports. 1) Yesterday, White Sox 1B Jose Abreu became the 3rd fastest player to reach 20 career HR. (AP) Abreu is the 8th White Sox rookie with 20+ HR and he […]

All-time records for baseball’s current managers

Nine to Know: Managers and their wins Mike Scioscia is 204 games over .500, the most of any active manager. Lloyd McClendon is the only active manager over a hundred games under .500. Before the Jays dropped their last two to the Cardinals, their manager John Gibbons had finally gotten to the .500 mark. On […]

Peter Gammons: New life Yankees thriving with offseason additions

No one is more realistic about where the Yankees sit on the morning of April 26 than the Yankees themselves. To begin, the entire American League East is seemingly stuck in crosstown traffic, with cold and rain and a 16-wheeler’s schedule and the fact that 23 games into the 2014 season not one team in […]