Justin Verlander once suspected MLB was juicing balls to encourage more offense

Justin Verlander once suspected MLB was juicing balls to encourage more offense

New York Mets pitcher Justin Verlander has always been a star player. The All-Star has played for the Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros and broke several MLB records. Verlander once spoke against MLB when he suspected that the baseball league commissioner was manipulating the game. Since the All-Star break in 2015, when home runs … Read more

Yankees ‘put off’ by free-agent outfielder, MLB insider says

The search continues. New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman remains in need of an outfielder after Andrew Benintendi signed a five-year, $75 million contract with the Chicago White Sox. USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reports “The Yankees would still like to bring in another outfielder, but continue to be put off by free agent Jurickson … Read more

2023 MLB Rule Changes & Potential Fantasy Baseball Impact

Shohei Ohtani was ranked as the slowest “deliverer” of all MLB starting pitchers in 2022. This year is set to shift the Major League Baseball landscape as we know it. The institution of numerous rule changes will alter games with intentions of league-wide improvement and revamped fan appeal. 2023 MLB Rule Changes & Fantasy Baseball … Read more

MLB Players Playing New Positions Next Season

Every season, a handful of players are forced into action at unfamiliar positions. This year, seven players fit the bill. Major League Experience: 0 Games Turang is expected to make his MLB debut this season at second base for the Milwaukee Brewers. In four seasons of minor league baseball, Turang played an overwhelming majority of … Read more

Yankees Avoid Arbitration With Gleyber Torres

The Yankees announced Sunday that they have reached agreement on a one-year contract with Gleyber Torres, avoiding salary arbitration. MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand reports that the deal is worth $9.95MM, right at the midway point between the $10.2MM sum that Torres requested and the $9.7MM number that New York put forward when arbitration figures were exchanged … Read more