Hot Stove Week in Review Dec 10-23

NEWS Jake Peavy is trying to make a comeback in 2018 after the 2017 season off. Tim Lincecum has been working out and is planning a showcase for MLB teams. The Orioles RHP Zach Britton suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon during off-season workouts. Britton is expected to be out for at least 4-6 months. Dick…

Hot Stove Week in Review Dec 9-18

NEWS The Twins RHP prospect Yorman Landa passed away on Dec 9th. The cause of death was a car accident. Landa’s father was driving and his car struck a fallen tree. He was 22 and the Twins #20 prospect. The Mets CF Juan Lagares suffered an injury while making a diving catch for his Dominican…

2016 Awards and More Predictions

By Josh So the other day I put out my predictions for the playoffs but today I wanted to have some fun and not only pick my award winners for the year but also give you some predictions of what I think will happen this year. Especially after Mike Carter wrote a great post on 9…

Hot Stove Week in Review Dec 11-20

NEWS Michael Cuddyer of the Mets has decided to retire. He has a 1 year/$12.5 million left on his contract. It is unknown if he’s walking away from the money or if he will receive some kind of buyout. Cuddyer had a 15 year career with 3 teams. He was a 2 time All-Star and…

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…

Mt Rushmore NL East Report

The voting is complete and here are the complete results counted by Kelly. Also check out his thoughts on each team. Mt. Rushmore: NL East Edition Atlanta Braves Hank Aaron (21 votes) Greg Maddux (20 votes) Chipper Jones (19 votes) Warren Spahn (8 votes) Other receiving votes: John Smoltz (7), Tom Glavine (6), Bobby Cox…