Peter Gammons: A 1982 tale of Gaylord Perry and a foreign substance

Gaylord Perry was honored in Seattle this past week for his place in Mariner history. Winning his 300th game in the HO-scaled Kingdome, for his place in the Hall of Fame with Junior Griffey and Randy Johnson. When I was covering the Red Sox, a clubhouse worker once gave me a jar of Vaseline from […]

Peter Gammons: Another February traveling through Florida

PHOENIX—The flight from Tampa to Phoenix is a time to think about how different spring training is in the two states that equally divide the 30 training teams. The difference is driving. Arizona’s longest ride from the Biltmore area of Phoenix is 40 minutes. You can do that simply turning off 17 towards Dunedin, let […]

Peter Gammons: Chase Utley, Mattingly’s roster decisions, the Mets, and more

Understand, the return of Chase Utley was not a luxury item, a Rodeo Drive trinket. It was, in many ways, Farhan Zaidi and Andrew Friedman’s exercise in baseball democracy. It was clearly peer driven, respect from teammates, young and old, that even with the acquisition of Logan Forsythe—which was universally applauded by the Dodger players—the […]

Video: More from Peter Gammons at World Series

Peter Gammons joins MLB Tonight to talk about the Cubs’ chances of coming back from a 3-1 series deficit in the World Series… Peter Gammons joins Brian Kenny, Dan Plesac, and Joel Sherman to discuss pitch selection and the intensity of pitches… Curtis Granderson talks about winning the Roberto Clemente Award with Peter Gammons…

Video: Giants talk on-field with Peter Gammons after the game

Madison Bumgarner talks with Peter Gammons about his dominant four-hit shutout to lead the Giants to the NLDS…. Conor Gillaspie talks with Peter Gammons about his three-run 9th inning homer to propel the Giants to a win in the NL Wild Card Game…

Videos: Gammons’ Wild Card breakdown

Peter Gammons joins Chris Russo on High Heat to discuss the Giants-Mets matchup and who will win between the Blue Jays and Orioles Curtis Granderson joins Peter Gammons to talk about the young talent of the Mets and how they can came together to make the postseason

Peter Gammons: Managing playoff pitching staffs

It may be that we have no idea how the World Series can end before the election if we end up with two- and three-way ties when the regular season ends and the play-ins are supposed to begin, but, the six division champions thought to have been determined, the attention has now begun to focus […]

Video: Peter Gammons on postseason pitching depth

Peter Gammons joins Kelly Nash and The Rundown on MLB Network to discuss the necessary pitching depth required for a deep postseason run…

Video: Peter Gammons on Kershaw, the Pirates and Mets’ playoff chances, and more

Peter Gammons joins Lauren Shehadi and MLB Central on MLB Network to discuss Clayton Kershaw, the Pirates’ playoff chances and if the Mets can make a run

Bartolo Colon’s “Historic” Walk Unbreaks History

The New York Mets 43-year old zaftig hurler set a record last night and in the process removed himself from the record books. Confused? Let me explain. Bartolo Colon faced off yesterday against the Arizona Diamondbacks with the hope of becoming the 18th pitcher in MLB history to beat all 30 teams. He didn’t. He […]