Daulton Varsho linked with World Series champions Houston Astros

After Christian Vazquez inked a new deal with the Minnesota Twins, the Houston Astros have been heavily linked to Daulton Varsho of the Arizona Diamondbacks. While the Diamondbacks are in the middle of a rebuild, they are loaded with left-handed hitting outfielders and are reportedly looking to move one or two to address other holes … Read more

“Braves just feeling bad for some loser teams”

Sean Murphy was traded to the Atlanta Braves yesterday, but it constituted a three-team deal between Atlanta, the Oakland A’s and the Milwaukee Brewers. Multi-team deals are rare and they can be difficult to parse through, especially when trying to determine the winners of the deal. Per Jeff Passan, the trade sent Murphy to Atlanta … Read more

Trea Turner to the Phillies is fine… for now at least

Turner broadcasting.Image: Getty Images Two-time All-Star Trea Turner will be a Philadelphia Phillie for the next 11 years. He will be 30 in 2023, meaning the deal will end when Turner turns 40. This long-term contract with Turner near the end of his prime has some people worried. The two biggest concerns I’ve seen given … Read more

White Sox manager Tony La Russa announces retirement

Tony La RussaPhoto: Getty Images After two seasons at the helm of the Chicago White Sox, Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa stepped down Monday due to health concerns. La Russa had one year left on his three-year contract. La Russa last managed a game on Aug. 28 after undergoing tests on an undisclosed … Read more

Yankees’ Aaron Judge still pissing off college football fans far and wide

Screenshot: ESPN Someone give me a stick so I can shake it at TikToker. You damn young people with your apps that allow you to do multiple things at once and decide for yourselves what you want to watch. You have no idea what it’s like to be entertained by a single television in the … Read more

New York’s Jets, Giants and Bills means business early in 2022 season

Was a good Sunday in New York.Illustration: Getty Images Look at the state of New York through the first four games of the season. Football fans from across the Empire State — and certain parts of New Jersey, Connecticut, and Canada — have reason to enjoy watching their teams through the first month of the … Read more

New York Mets get swept by Atlanta Braves

History will record it as another case of Mets-ian fortune. A Mets team that still might win 100 games blowing the NL East on the last weekend of the season. A Mets team that at one point was 10.5 games ahead of the Braves. A Mets team that really only had to win one game … Read more

Mets stars wilt in biggest moments as no-show proves costly

ATLANTA — Jeff McNeil showed up for the Mets’ biggest games since 2016 and might win a batting title for it.  The rest of the Met stars essentially no-showed and because of that they almost certainly will not be winning the NL East title.  Steve Cohen’s $290 million galaxy ultimately dimmed in the presence of … Read more

Aaron Judge strikes out 3 times in Yankees’ loss, remains at 61 homers with 4 games to play

NEW YORK — Fans filled Yankee Stadium hoping for The Moment that never came. Aaron Judge must go on the road to break the American League home run record, remaining tied with Roger Maris at 61 after going homerless in a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles that ended with New York’s 3-1 loss Sunday. … Read more