22 years later they recreate their SI Cover.

Hot Stove Week in Review Jan 4-10

NEWS The BBWAA elected two new Hall of Famers. Ken Griffey Jr. (99.3) highest % ever and Mike Piazza (83.0). The next closest were Jeff Bagwell (71.6), Tim Raines (69.8), Trevor Hoffman (67.3), Curt Schilling (52.3), Roger Clemens (45.2), Barry Bonds (44.3), Edgar Martinez (43.4), Mike Mussina (43.0), Alan Trammell (40.9), Lee Smith (34.1), Fred…

Maeda helps even out that Dodgers rotation a little bit.

Hot Stove Week in Review Dec 28-Jan 3

With the Holidays and New Year’s over let’s hope the Hot Stove starts to heat up again. Still a lot of top free agents left, Chris Davis, Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Gordon and Justin Upton. Free agents market is developing a little slower than past years. Lots left to do with time running out slowly. Only…

IBWAA

IBWAA 2016 Hall Fame Ballot

My Hall of Fame votes are in and here’s what I came up with. This year was a little bit tougher than last year. I changed my mind on a couple players from last year. Tough decisions were made and they were tough.   Note: Jeff Bagwell, Mike Piazza and Tim Raines have already been…

Red Sox will finally retire Boggs number.

Hot Stove Week in Review Dec 21-27

I hope everyone had a great Holiday season and a Merry Christmas. With New Year right around the corner Pitchers and Catchers begin reporting February 18th. Most teams still have a lot of work. January and February is when teams add depth and many important pieces. Here’s to your team adding the player that puts…

Winter Meetings

Winter Meetings Thursday Recap

NEWS The 2016 Winter Meetings will be held in Washington D.C. and in 2017 it will be in Orlando, FL.   TRANSACTIONS The Astros have resigned LHP Tony Sipp to a 3 year/$18 million contract. The Rockies have signed 1B Mark Reynolds to a 1 year/$2.6 million contract plus incentives. The Cardinals have signed RHP…

Winter Meetings

Winter Meetings Wednesday Recap

NEWS This year’s winner of the 40th Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting is Graham McNamee. He called the World Series each year from 1923-34 and the first 4 All-Star games from 1933-36. MLB has recommended for all 30 teams to install netting out to the dugouts to prevent fans from getting…