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Who Needs Trade Talks? These Days, General Managers Just Use Emojis

This is the 24/7 life of a modern baseball executive, who operates in a world where analytics have already altered the way rosters are constructed and in-game strategies are carried...

Astros Acquire Gerrit Cole in a 5-Player Trade With the Pirates

Photo Gerrit Cole, pictured in 2015, was 12-12...

A Sports Rodin Works in Bronze, and in Volume

Brian Hanlon is a prolific sculptor of sports-related statues, the guiding hand behind an assembly line that starts in a New Jersey chicken coop. Source link

Mets, Playing Catch Up, Hire Specialist to Avert Injuries

The director will “allow us to incorporate more technology related to exertion, recovery and a host of other things that can be followed with certain biometrics,” Sandy Alderson, the Mets’ general...

‘The Last Thing You Want to Do Is Hit the Ball to Center Field’

If Omar Vizquel had hit 400 home runs, no one would be debating his Hall of Fame credentials. Marrying that offensive figure with his stellar defensive reputation would have rubber-stamped his induction this year, his first on the ballot.But...

Doug Harvey, Hall of Fame Umpire Whom Players Called God, Dies at 87

He umpired his first major league game on April 10, 1962, and during his rookie year he learned a lesson he would never forget.Photo ...

The Analytics Guy Failed to Compute One Thing: How to Be Accepted in Mexico

“Managers don’t last very long down there,” Tarasco said in a recent interview. “It’s like duck, duck, goose.”Still, Gonzalez and Salvador Quirarte, the Charros’ owner, retained Dahbura, finding value, for now,...

Yankees Announce Details of Extended Netting at Stadium

Rob Manfred, the commissioner of Major League Baseball, has encouraged teams to extend netting to the far end of the dugouts — the Twins were the first to do so, in...

On Baseball: What Is Baseball’s Equivalent of the Vikings’ Miraculous Victory?

From out one moment to advancing the next? Seeking baseball parallels in a football miracle. Source link

Winter Drags On, With Free Agents Still Waiting by the Phone

In other words, you could still form a pretty good team just from the remaining free agents.“This has been coming for six, seven, eight years,” said Mike Stanton, the former Yankees...

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