The Winter Meetings concluded on Thursday with general manager Brian Cashman judging his Yankees as “incomplete,” stating his intent to better prepare the roster on the pitching side over the remainder of the offseason.
The Tigers built up their analytics department to help them gather more information and make smart deals. That wasn’t what the Mike Pelfrey signing was about.
Justin Wilson will be shoring up the Tigers’ bullpen in 2016, having been shipped to Detroit for two starting pitching prospects, but the Yankees still have Andrew Miller slotted in their closer’s role. GM Brian Cashman again said that it is more likely than not to stay that way.
There’s a strong possibility Carson Fulmer won’t rise to the Majors quite as quickly as Carlos Rodon did with the 2015 White Sox.
Byung Ho Park’s arrival at Target Field was met with the first snowstorm of the season. An evening meal after signing his four-year, $12 million contract with the Twins was local fare, not one of the Korean first baseman/designated hitter’s usual delicacies.
Slugging Korean first baseman Byung Ho Park was officially introduced as a Twin at snowy Target Field on Wednesday, where in just over four months, he will look to follow in the footsteps of good friend and fellow Korean Jung Ho Kang of the Pirates.
First baseman Byung Ho Park, a masher in the Korean Baseball Organization, is an ideal fit for a lineup that is becoming as dangerous as it was back in the era of Torii Hunter, Justin Morneau and the young, American League batting champion Joe Mauer.
While Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran has one more year left on his contract, the 38-year-old told The New York Post on Friday that he’ll either retire following next season or play just one more year.
No, general manager Al Avila said, the Tigers are not going to make a push for free-agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Nor are they going after Alex Gordon.
The Yankees announced on Friday that they have re-signed right-handed pitching prospect Domingo German to a Minor League contract.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus met with the media Monday at the Winter Meetings.
It really doesn’t matter what others may think. The Royals are happy with what they are. They did, after all, take the World Series to seven games before losing to the Giants two years ago, and this past October it only took them five games to knock off the Mets and claim the second world […]