Hot Stove Week in Review Jan 22-28

NEWS Alex Rodriguez will join ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball booth this season. The crew will consist of him, Matt Vasgersian and Jessica Mendoza. The BBWAA elected four new Hall of Famers. Chipper Jones (97.2), Vlad Guerrero (92.9), Jim Thome (89.8) and Trevor Hoffman (79.9). The next closest were Edgar Martinez (70.4), Mike Mussina (63.5), Roger…

Winter Meetings Sunday and Monday Recap

NEWS The 16 member Today’s Game Era Committee voted in John Schuerholz (16 votes) and Allen Bud Selig (15 votes) into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Lou Piniella came up 5 votes shy of the 75% needed. All the other candidates on the ballot received 5 votes or fewer, Harold Baines, Albert Belle, Will Clark,…