Peter Gammons: Notes from early March

PHOENIX—Bryan Shaw has pitched in more games the last four years than anyone, 299, plus 11 more this past October. Cody Allen is fourth with 290 appearances, in addition to 11 more in the last post-season. Think back to what the Indians bullpen did this fall to get to extra innings in Game Seven of […]

Video: Peter Gammons talks Bogaerts, Trayce Thompson, Indian’s pitching, and more

Peter Gammons joins MLB Central on MLB Network to discuss Trayce Thompson contributions, the Indians’ rotation, Nolan Arenado vs. Manny Machado, Xander Bogaerts and more…

Peter Gammons: Blue Jays’ time is now, Trayce Thompson, and more spring notes

There is 2016, when the Toronto Blue Jays can—and really need to—go back to the world series. And there is 2017 and beyond, when the trades Alex Anthopoulos made to bring back 1993 for the city, the country and Rogers Communication leave the organization in re-tooling mode as Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion, Drew Storen and […]

Coffee and Clippings: Why did Red Sox pay Yoan Moncada instead of Jon Lester?

Alex Speier (@alexspeier) of the Boston Globe talks about why the Red Sox paid Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada instead of Jon Lester… A question hovered like a balloon in the wake of the Red Sox’ decision to commit $63 million to sign dazzling but unproven 19-year-old Yoan Moncada: If the team was willing to set […]