Hot Stove Week in Review Dec 4-9

NEWS The Yankees are closing in on a five-year contract extension with general manager Brian Cashman that would pay him a total of $25 million. Rafael Palmeiro is seriously contemplating an effort to return to the majors. He hasn’t played since 2005 after he tested positive for steroids.   TRANSACTIONS The Yankees have acquired OF Giancarlo…

Postseason Thoughts and Predictions

By: Mike Carter We have lived six months of the baseball season.  One hundred and sixty-two games up, and one hundred and sixty-two down.  And the excitement is just beginning for many of us as the second season is set to begin this week. It’s been a strange season full of interesting stories, as usual. …

What happens to the Marlins now?

By Josh: The passing of Jose Fernandez has come as a great shock and a huge blow to the baseball community. Teammates, coaches, competitors, and fans have all been at a loss for words after the news broke yesterday. I too have just been in a little bit of a daze.  I never met Jose,…

Opening Day Predictions

As a baseball fan I usually enjoy reading about who the so called “experts” think will win all the major awards. Most picks are pretty generic but every once in a while someone will pick a sleeper and get it right. I am by no means an expert but I am a huge baseball fan.…

He Signed For How Much?

By Josh Over the past week the rumors that Giancarlo Stanton would be signing a $300 million contract have been swirling and became official recently. A grand total of $325 million dollars over 13 years has been granted to one of the most talented young players in the game. Let me say what I always…