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: 2015 Winter Meetings, big dollars, and differing management ideologies

NASHVILLE—I saw games in the late seventies at the Oakland Coliseum that had fewer people in the building than the Opryland Hotel, which last night housed more than 4000 guests, most, seemingly, in the lobby somewhere the size of Montana, which allowed a 45 minute trip to ones room, somewhere east of Lewistown. Normally, it […]

Video: Peter Gammons from the Winter Meetings

Peter Gammons joins MLB Tonight to discuss his favorite Winter Meetings memories, the Zack Greinke signing, and teams willing to move pitching…

Newberg on the Rangers: The buzz of the Winter Meetings, and the whirr

This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. I was at the University of Texas in 1988, a resident assistant at the Castilian and days from my second year of fall finals when Major League Baseball convened in Atlanta for the Winter Meetings.  I won’t say […]

Around the majors report: Winter meetings start today

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. All stats in the ATM reports are generated from the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, unless explictly stated otherwise. FRAA, since 1950, comes from Baseball Prospectus. Lee can be followed on twitter @BaseballEncyclo. 1) The winter meetings begin today. […]

Gammons Notes: Winter Meetings, Angels, Jackie Bradley Jr. and more

Baseball’s Winter Meetings have become the day before Thanksgiving at O’Hare Airport. “I left our suite once in four days,” said one assistant general manager. “And, even then, it took me more than an hour to circle the lobby (of the Dolphin Hotel) and get back to the room.” If the idea of the meetings […]

Video Collection: GMs at the Winter Meetings

Mets GM Sandy Alderson on moves during the Winter Meetings, first base situation, starting rotation and bullpen. Angels GM Jerry Dipoto on acquiring Brian Moran and the potential of adding another starter. Twins GM Terry Ryan on team’s search for offense and pitching and their offseason plan. Rockies Senior VP of Baseball Operations Bill Geivett […]

Video: Peter Gammons from the Winter Meetings

Peter Gammons joins Hot Stove at the Winter Meetings discussing Roy Halladay’s retirement and the Hall of Fame.

Rangers Winter Meetings Update; TROT COFFEY*

This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. (* Trade Rumor Offerings To Chew On For Fun, Even Yuks) Not to be confused with veteran reliever Todd Coffey, the TROT COFFEY is a mailing list-only Newberg Report update on various trade and free agent rumblings unearthed, if […]

Coffee and Clippings: Red Sox have options as winter meetings begin

John Tomase (@jtomase) of the Boston Herald talks about the Red Sox options as meetings open… The Red Sox begin the winter meetings in Florida today in a position to be finicky. With general manager Ben Cherington already acknowledging the team is in “opportunistic” mode after agreeing to terms with first baseman Mike Napoli and […]