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  • MLB's Top Candidates for Positive and Negative Regression at Quarter Mark

    Bleacher Report "With the Major League Baseball regular season nearly six weeks old, there are a few statistical anomalies that appear to be unsustainable. Justin Verlander and Michael Wacha cannot possibly maintain their historically great marks in batting average against and baserunners stranded,..." May 17

  • Yankees' Nestor Cortes deactivates account after old tweets surface

    ESPN "New York Yankees left-hander Nestor Cortes said he deactivated his Twitter account after screenshots surfaced Sunday of tweets from a decade ago that included racial slurs. Cortes appeared to be quoting rap lyrics in at least some of the tweets, and he did not seem to..." May 17

  • Josh Donaldson compares Nestor Cortes Jr. to former All-Star pitcher

    Larry Brown Sports "Nestor Cortes Jr. doesn’t throw with high velocity, and isn’t a physically-imposing presence on the mound. Yet he’s still effective by messing with hitters’ timing and throwing with a variety of different arm angles. In an era where craftiness and location is..." May 17

  • Angels and Dodgers vs. Mets and Yankees: Which MLB town would you take right now -- L.A. or NYC?

    ESPN "More than a month into the 2022 Major League Baseball season, some East Coast/West Coast history is being made. Both New York teams -- the Mets and Yankees -- and both Los Angeles teams -- the Angels and Dodgers -- are on pace to win 100-plus games. But even more historic: All four..." May 17

  • Evaluating 3 best David Price trade options for Dodgers

    Sportsnaut "Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher David Price is looking for an opportunity to start and it seems the club wants to make it happen. With Peter Gammons of The Athletic reporting the Dodgers’ willingness to move Price, he’s now one of the leading MLB trade..." May 16

  • In Defense of Umpires: Why Complaints About MLB's 'Ump Show' Problem Miss the Mark

    Bleacher Report "Take it easy on Major League Baseball's umpires, would ya? Yeah, I know. This isn't an easy ask in the best of times, and the 2022 season has only been the best of times for umpires if one unironically enjoys what they call the "ump show." To..." May 14

  • The Yankees are pitching as well as they ever have - and they can keep it up

    The Score "The best Yankees teams have always featured iconic sluggers throughout the lineup. As witnessed in their 15-7 route of the White Sox on Thursday, New York still has plenty of power, especially if it can get Josh Donaldson's bat going. But this offseason, the 24-8 Yankees,..." May 14

  • Blue Jays' George Springer called players-only meeting after loss to Yankees

    The Score "With the Toronto Blue Jays amid their worst slump of the season, outfielder George Springer called a closed-door, players-only meeting following the team's loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday. "My main message was to slow down," Springer said..." May 13

  • Aaron Judge, Anthony Rizzo and Giancarlo Stanton do something that even 1927 Murderers’ Row could not

    Clutch Points "Yankees superstars Aaron Judge, Anthony Rizzo, and Giancarlo Stanton became the first Yankees trio to each hit nine homers in the first 31 games of the season. Any time you break a Yankees record, you’re doing something right. While power numbers have decreased..." May 13

  • 3 best Xander Bogaerts trade destinations

    Sportsnaut "The Boston Red Sox entered 2022 hoping to compete for a World Series and to sign a Xander Bogaerts contract extension. Nearly two months into the season, neither seem like realistic possibilities as Boston plummets down the MLB standings. Bogaerts, the..." May 13

  • Yankees’ Brian Cashman rips Astros owner Jim Crane’s comments over cheating

    NJ "Bang this. That was essentially Yankees general manager Brian Cashman’s response to Astros’ owner Jim Crane’s comments from earlier this week equating the Yankees’ minor fine for using video replay rooms to decode signs to..." May 13

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge Is Peaking in 2022 After Betting on Himself

    Bleacher Report "Remember when Aaron Judge rejected a $230 million extension from the New York Yankees on April 8, thereby setting off a debate about whether he had just turned down the best contract offer he was ever going to get? It now looks like at least one person had the..." May 13

  • Latest On Brett Gardner

    MLB Trade Rumors "Brett Gardner was one of the top free agents of last winter’s class who didn’t wind up signing prior to Opening Day. That wasn’t on account of a lack of interest in the 38-year-old, as the Blue Jays touched base with Gardner’s camp during Spring Training..." May 13

  • PitchCom -- aimed at foiling MLB's would-be sign-stealers -- is (mostly) winning over the skeptics

    ESPN "Texas Rangers closer Joe Barlow was skeptical about PitchCom at first. The electronic device, used to transmit pitch signals from the catcher to the pitcher in an effort to curb sign stealing, is brand new in Major League Baseball this season, and Barlow wondered what..." May 13

  • Yankees' Anthony Rizzo over Cubs trade: 'It's business'

    Chicago Tribune "Time heals all wounds, so it wasn’t surprising to hear Anthony Rizzo has gotten over his “bad breakup” with the Chicago Cubs. Rizzo on Thursday returned to Chicago, the town he once owned, as first baseman for the New York Yankees, who opened a four-game series..." May 13

  • MLB Report Card Grades for All 30 Teams Early in 2022

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 Major League Baseball season is nearly 20 percent completed (five out of 26 weeks), which is the perfect time for some early report card grades. Marks for each team are based on how their play has compared to preseason expectations. (Win totals via DraftKings.) In other..." May 13

  • Yankees Sign Danny Salazar

    The Comeback "In a move that could really strengthen their pitching staff if everything works well, the New York Yankees have signed a former All-Star. Danny Salazar, who pitched for the Cleveland Guardians (then the Cleveland Indians) from 2013-2017 and again in 2019, has been signed to..." May 13

  • How the Yankees turned a weakness into an advantage and cut down opponents’ stolen bases

    The Athletic "A three-run walk-off homer by Aaron Judge on Tuesday, a three-run go-ahead shot by Gleyber Torres on Wednesday. The Yankees are still the Yankees, ranking third in the majors in homers. But these Yankees are a major-league best 22-8 because they are more than..." May 12

  • Which New York team (Yankees or Mets) has the best chance to win the World Series?

    CBS Sports "We are now more than a month into the 2022 MLB regular season. The sample sizes aren't so small and fan bases are gaining and losing hope with each passing day. That said, there is still a lot -- A LOT -- of season to play, and plenty of teams are still vying for a spot in the new 12-team..." May 12

  • Astros' Jim Crane Responds to Yankees' Cashman on Cheating: 'You Were Doing It, Too'

    Bleacher Report "Houston Astros owner Jim Crane believes people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman turned heads in March when he told Andy McCullough of The Athletic the "illegal and horrific" cheating scheme from the..." May 12

  • Yankees GM Brian Cashman says he won't talk about Aaron Judge's contract

    The Athletic "Despite his red-hot start to the season, Aaron Judge still has not reached a decision with the Yankees regarding his contract. And Yankees general manger Brian Cashman said Wednesday morning he will not talk about whether progress has been made for an extension. "We're not..." May 11

  • 10 Potential MLB Trade Deadline Rental Bats Off To Strong Starts

    MLB Trade Rumors "As always, this year’s trade deadline will prominently feature many players who will be eligible for free agency after the season.  Here’s a look at 10 rental hitters off to strong starts who could be available in trade.  All of the teams included in this post currently..." May 11

  • New York Yankees: Clay Holmes, Miguel Castro, bullpen corps providing new dimension

    Sportsnaut "The New York Yankees are off to a thundering start. Currently 22-8, they own MLB’s best record, have lost only one series and recently ran off an 11-game winning streak. New York’s performance is all the more impressive considering they play in a stiff American League..." May 11

  • Yankees Screwed Themselves By Letting Aaron Judge Play Out His Contract

    The Big Lead "Aaron Judge has been on fire to start the 2022 season. The New York Yankees outfielder entered Wednesday's action leading Major League Baseball with 10 home runs and currently boasts an OPS of .982 for his AL East-leading team. His performance is just more evidence the..." May 11

  • MLB regular season games to be played in London starting in 2023

    Clutch Points "The MLB has announced future plans for games held in the city of London, beginning in 2023. The partnership features regular season games in 2023, 2024, and 2026. The MLB held games in London for the first time in its history back in 2019, where the Red..." May 11

  • Three MLB pitchers who are off to surprisingly strong starts in 2022

    CBS Sports "Major League Baseball's regular season is now more than a month old. Every team has played at least 25 games, or 15 percent of its schedule. In other words, it's that time of the year when people start wondering, is their team's seemingly overperforming player for real? After all,..." May 11

  • Blue Jays' Yimi Garcia, Pete Walker, Charlie Montoyo ejected in confusing, chaotic moments vs. Yankees

    Yahoo! Sports "A wild pair of innings in Tuesday's game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees culminated in multiple heated ejections. The home half of the sixth inning began with a pair of hits for the Yankees to chase Blue Jays starter Yusei Kikuchi, who had been cruising..." May 11

  • Rob Manfred says league's goal for baseballs is consistency, gripping agent could be approved by next year

    CBS Sports "Just over a month into the 2022 Major League Baseball season, unfortunately, one of the biggest stories to this point has been the ball. The actual, physical orb we have long called a baseball is a discussion point, and mostly a negative one.  Here at CBS Sports, Mike Axisa..." May 10

  • Shohei Ohtani: 2022 baseballs 'aren't as juiced' as they used to be

    The Score "Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani believes the new baseballs being used this season have been responsible for a dip in offensive production throughout the league. "I do feel it personally, and just by watching the games, I feel like the balls aren't..." May 10

  • Study Confirms Which MLB Team’s Fans Drinks The Most Alcohol

    Total Pro Sports "It’s no surprise that sports fans consume a ton of alcohol at games, but which fan base drinks the most in Major League Baseball. NY Gambling Online surveyed 2,000 MLB fans across the country to see which teams have the “booziest” fanbase. " May 10

  • Yankees’ Nestor Cortes has proven he belongs after remarkable career turnaround

    New York Post "Nestor Cortes finds every conceivable angle from which to throw his miraculous pitches.  But there can only be one angle to this Yankees column, and that is Nestor Cortes himself.  The legend of the sometime-sidearming Nestor is growing so big it can barely be..." May 10

  • Rangers' Chris Woodward: 'No Disrespect' Meant with Yankee Stadium Comments

    Bleacher Report "Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward called Yankee Stadium a "Little League ballpark" on Sunday after Gleyber Torres hit a walk-off homer against the Rangers over the right field fence. Yankee Stadium has one of the shortest right-field porches in baseball. On..." May 09

  • Yankees looking early like team to beat in American League

    New York Post "Just before the season started, I asked Yankees manager Aaron Boone on TV how it felt to be managing a third-place team, or words like that. While Harold Reynolds was gasping a room away, Boone seemed unfazed, unannoyed. Boone answered calmly, saying he had great confidence in his team, more..." May 09

  • Aaron Boone responds to Chris Woodward’s Yankee Stadium gripe

    New York Post "After Gleyber Torres’ walk-off home run Sunday, Rangers manager Chris Woodward seemingly had the taste of sour grapes left in his mouth.  Woodward blamed the Yankee Stadium dimensions for Torres taking Rangers left-hander John King deep to right field to give the Yankees..." May 09

  • Rangers manager blasts Yankee Stadium after walk-off homer

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Rangers lost in walkoff fashion to the New York Yankees in the first game of a doubleheader Sunday, and Rangers manager Chris Woodward was so salty about it. Gleyber Torres hit a solo home run to right in the bottom of the 9th in a 2-1 Yankees win. The ball looked to be a..." May 08

  • How much impact has MLB's universal DH had?

    CBS Sports "The designated hitter rule, in which pitchers are not forced to humiliate themselves at the plate, is now a permanent presence in Major League Baseball. The DH has of course been in force in the American League since 1973, and the National League used it during the COVID-abbreviated 2020..." May 07

  • 1 Takeaway For Every MLB Team 1 Month Into 2022 Season

    Bleacher Report "Exactly one month ago today, the 2022 Major League Baseball season finally began after a protracted lockout and a shortened spring training.  We don't know everything about all 30 of the league's teams just yet, but we know a lot more than we did before. As such, it's..." May 07

  • What April attendance reveals about MLB's worrying trend

    The Score "MLB avoided the worst outcomes of losing regular-season games to the lockout, but the sport's overall attendance trends are still pointing downward. While no games were lost, the lockout generated significant negative publicity. That's nothing new. Attendance has declined..." May 07

  • MLB State of the Position 2022: Every Team's 5-Year Plan at Second Base

    Bleacher Report "The second base position is not the deepest in baseball right now, though young stars like Ozzie Albies, Jazz Chisholm Jr., Jake Cronenworth, Jorge Polanco and Jonathan India are capable of making a major impact. The next generation of players at the position is led by Nick Gonzales..." May 07

  • Twelve MLB hitters doing things right but getting the wrong results

    The Athletic "If you listen to the podcast, you’ve heard the secret sauce: chase rate, barrel rate, contact rate. Give me a hitter who knows the strike zone, has bat speed, and can put the bat on the ball, and I’ll show you Mike Trout. What’s even better about these..." May 06

  • Why has Joey Gallo struggled with Yankees? Here are three potential reasons

    CBS Sports "Beginning tonight, the New York Yankees will host the Texas Rangers for a three-game weekend set. It's fair to write that these teams are located at different ends of the competitive spectrum; the Yankees just had an 11-game winning streak snapped, while the Rangers'..." May 06

  • Padres' Manny Machado and the 10 Players Defining MLB's 2022 Season so Far

    Bleacher Report "If you had to sum up the entire 2022 Major League Baseball season in just 10 players, could you do it? We're not talking about a ranking of the 10 best players. That's easy. I mean, it's subjective and would start a lot of arguments, but it's easy to just pick and rank..." May 06

  • Reasons for Reds’ collapse; plus Guardians, Yankees winning in different ways

    The Athletic "Reds general manager Nick Krall is not of the mind to identify a scapegoat. Not in the manager’s office, not on the coaching staff, not among the medical and training personnel. “If somebody wants to blame somebody, they should blame me,” Krall said Thursday after..." May 06

  • Video Of Anthony Rizzo, Aaron Judge And DJ LeMahieu Slamming Beers At Rangers Game Goes Viral

    Side Action "The New York Yankees were off today, so Anthony Rizzo, DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge saw the perfect opportunity to give the Rangers some love for their playoff game. Not only were the trio of Yankees stars able to catch Game Two against the Penguins, but they seemed to be living it up..." May 06

  • Dinelson Lamet trade scenarios: 3 best fits for San Diego Padres’ hurler

    Sportsnaut "According to The Athletic’s Dennis Lin, the San Diego Padres have discussed trading right-handed pitcher Dinelson Lamet. The 29-year-old has been in and out of the Padres’ starting rotation the last four years due to injuries and the team’s rotation glut of late..." May 05

  • What's been the biggest surprise so far of the 2022 MLB season?

    CBS Sports "We are now a full month into the 2022 MLB regular season. The sample sizes aren't so small and fan bases are gaining and losing hope with each passing day. That said, there is still a lot -- A LOT -- of season to play, and plenty of teams are still vying for a spot in the new 12-team..." May 05

  • 7 Early Predictions for the 2022 MLB Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 MLB trade deadline is still three months away, but it's never too early to start envisioning what teams might look like as the time nears.  By mid-July, the landscape will be much clearer, and that's when fans can expect the market to move. Contenders..." May 05

  • MLB Teams Should Keep An Eye On These Pitching Trade Targets

    MLB Trade Rumors "Less than three months remain until the August 2nd MLB trade deadline, and starting pitching is always a hot commodity.  Here’s a look at 18 starters who might be available in the coming months.   Top of the..." May 05

  • Swinging less could be the answer to MLB’s offensive woes. But is it bad for the sport?

    The Athletic "Ted Williams’ first rule of hitting was “get a good ball to hit.” In today’s game, there is, of course, still value in patience. But if you think that analytics have made baseball more boring, it’s yet another strategy that could hurt the sport’s..." May 05

  • Rays’ Wander Franco can spearhead the action revolution that MLB so badly desires

    The Athletic "Call them “action guys.” For lack of a better phrase, that’s how I would describe the high-contact, extra-base threats who embody the kind of excitement Major League Baseball wants to restore to the game. Action guys are not the only kinds of hitters who..." May 05