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Tim Kelly
January 15, 2020 - 12:56 pm
A year ago, Bryce Harper and Manny Machado headlined arguably the most anticipated free-agent class in MLB history. As it turned out, neither of their stints in free agency was especially fun for anyone involved. Machado did ultimately sign a 10-year/$300 million deal with the San Diego Padres, but...
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tim-kelly
December 24, 2019 - 8:47 am
As the 2019 calendar year wins down, RADIO.COM staff came together to break down the most dominant athletes this year. Here are the results: Zion Williamson dominated college basketball in 2019. Photo credit (Patrick Smith/Getty Images) 10. Zion Williamson Zion Williamson, who the New Orleans...
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brandon-contes
December 18, 2019 - 7:25 pm
The Houston Astros have been accused of egregious sign stealing and could face substantial repercussions, but their former ace Gerrit Cole said he never saw anything illegal. Cole was formally introduced by the Yankees Wednesday morning after signing a nine-year contract, reportedly worth $324...
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ryan-chatelain
December 18, 2019 - 12:34 pm
The Yankees formally introduced Gerrit Cole, their newly acquired 29-year-old All-Star pitcher, to the New York media Wednesday. But also in attendance in a way was 11-year-old Gerrit Cole, the passionate Bronx Bombers fan. As he reached the podium at Yankee Stadium, Cole leaned down and then...
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sweeny-murti
December 17, 2019 - 6:40 pm
How will Cole handle the New York? I asked a couple of his former teammates who have some New York roots of their own. “I think he’s perfect for New York,” said Neil Walker, who played with Cole for three years in Pittsburgh from 2013-15, and played in New York for the Mets and Yankees from 2016-18...
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tim-kelly
December 16, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Monday, the Philadelphia Phillies introduced RHP Zack Wheeler and shortstop Didi Gregorius, their two major offseason signings. Wheeler - who has a 3.77 ERA and 3.71 FIP in 749.1 career innings - will certainly improve a starting rotation that had next-to-no stability behind ace Aaron Nola in 2019...
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tim-kelly
December 12, 2019 - 3:50 pm
While it took over 100 days for last offseason's top two free agents - Bryce Harper and Manny Machado - to sign, this offseason's three most coveted names - Gerrit Cole, Anthony Rendon and Stephen Strasburg - all came off the board at the December MLB Winter Meetings. With the annual event...
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rob-bradford
December 11, 2019 - 10:09 am
Red Sox' followers should be used to this by now. The Yankees blew through any luxury tax concerns (and the record books) and are signing top free agent pitching prize Gerrit Cole to a nine-year, $324 million contract . What's done is done. So, what now? It's hard to spin this any other way but...
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tim-kelly
December 11, 2019 - 9:15 am
Almost regardless of what happens between now and Opening Day, the New York Yankees assured Tuesday night that they'll be viewed as the biggest winner of the offseason, as they inked RHP Gerrit Cole to a record nine-year/$324 million deal. Cole, 29, is a three-time All-Star, and has been arguably...
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ryan-chatelain
December 11, 2019 - 8:05 am
The Yankees' full-court press of Gerrit Cole has paid off, with the free agent pitcher agreeing to a whopping nine-year, $324 million contract with the team, WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman reported late Tuesday night. It is the largest contract ever for a pitcher, easily beating the seven-year, $...
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