After this year, it’s likely everyone will know the team home run record. That’s because, assuming everyone stays relatively healthy, the 2018 Yankees will blast the current mark to smithereens.
Alan Trammell and Jack Morris are about to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, having been selected by the Modern Era Committee, and generations of fans — some of whom weren’t alive for that magical run — are about to learn a lot about that club and how dominant of a season they […]
Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton’s power was the talk of baseball throughout 2017. Now, incredibly, their names will be written together on Yankees manager Aaron Boone’s lineup card. Here’s a look at how the previous pairs of home run kings from each league fared once they put on the same uniforms.
This is what happens when you put Shohei Ohtani and Mike Trout together: You have baseball’s most interesting team. Say hello to your 2018 Los Angeles Angels.
Highly-sought after Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani has signed with the Los Angeles Angels. Ohtani’s unique abilities as both a quality pitcher and hitter have led some to dub him “Japan’s Babe Ruth.” In his professional career, the 23-year-old Ohtani was 42-15 with a 2.52 ERA in five seasons while playing with Japan’s Nippon Professional […]
The Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes has been one of the major talking points of the offseason thus far, with the Japanese superstar set to meet with the San Diego Padres – the last of seven finalists in the recruitment phase – on Wednesday. With Ohtani drawing most of the baseball world’s attention – with the rest […]
Arizona Diamondbacks: C John Ryan Murphy* The catching platoon of Chris Iannetta and Jeff Mathis was quietly terrific for the Diamondbacks this past season and undoubtedly played a significant role in the team improving from 30th (5.09) to third (3.66) in ERA. That being said, Mathis doesn't offer
And then there were seven. Less than 72 hours after being posted by the Nippon-Ham Fighters, Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani has already narrowed his list of prospective MLB teams down to seven. According to multiple reports, Ohtani is now deciding between the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, San Francisco […]
Shohei Ohtani's camp has notified some MLB teams he won't be signing with them. Others are getting a meeting with the two-way Japanese star.
Slowly but surely, Shohei Ohtani’s path to Major League Baseball is becoming clearer. The 23-year-old two-way Japanese phenom is scheduling meetings with various teams in Los Angeles next week, sources told Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan. The news comes less than two weeks after an agreement over a new posting system was reached. Long considered one […]
If part of a team's recruitment strategy for Shohei Ohtani involves an existing connection to Japan, it could fall short. The two-way phenom may actually prefer to sign with a team that doesn’t already have a Japanese star, according to multiple MLB executives who spoke with Jon Morosi of MLB Network. "I feel like he […]
Shohei Ohtani contacts all 30 MLB teams to find out why he should join their club, plus Doug Fister is close to signing with the Rangers Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Former Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 2000, that the 30 Major League Club owners voted unanimously to centralize […]