Matt Holliday

New York Yankees: Don’t stress over Judge’s sudden surgery

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 20: Aaron Judge<p>The biggest bomber in the Bronx had surgery Monday to fix a banged up shoulder. Yet, even though the Yankees …

Major League Baseball

The Collapse of Tyler Clippard [2017 Season Review] - River Avenue Blues

Special Wednesday chat reminder<p>When you blog about baseball as much as I do, you need to keep a list of topics and notes handy. I can’t tell you how …

Baseball

New York Yankees: Should they move on from Brett Gardner?

One of the toughest decisions an organization has to make is when to move on from a homegrown veteran. That is the dilemma that the Yankees face for …

Major League Baseball

Aaron Judge Undergoes Shoulder Surgery, Expected to Be Ready for Spring Training

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder Monday that included "loose-body removal and cartilage cleanup," the team announced Tuesday.<p>He is expected to recover in time for spring training.<p>Judge, 25, put together a brilliant rookie season, bashing an …

Major League Baseball

The 2018 Free-Agent Bargains

Last week, I released my top-50 list for the free agents available this offseason, including both my own and our community’s forecasts for the …

Baseball

Yankees should go after free agent slugger J.D. Martinez

Teams will push hard to sign power-hitting outfielder J.D. Martinez. Will the Yankees be one of them? J.D. Martinez is the most sought-after free …

Baseball

Palladino: Yankees’ New Manager Must Not Tinker With Aaron Judge

<i>By Ernie Palladino</i> <br>» More Ernie Palladino Columns<p>It doesn’t really matter that Aaron Judge came in second in the American League MVP voting to Jose …

Major League Baseball

Jose Martinez hits his way into the mix with Cards

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. • While Cardinals Chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. awaits updates from top executives John Mozeliak and Michael Girsch on how they …

St. Louis

Goold: Super-agent Boras on Holliday, Rosenthal, Hosmer and 'Playoffville'

During a scrum with baseball writers at the GM meetings, Scott Boras riffs on revenues, the Cubs, tanking teams and a gated community for …

St. Louis

A Way-Too-Early Look at the 2018 Season

One of the most impressive things about the Yankees’ 2017 season is the degree to which the team underperformed its underlying statistics. The …

Baseball

2017 MLB Offseason Preview: New York Yankees

New York Yankees (91-71), 2nd in AL East<p>The New York Yankees entered 2017 beginning the first year of the newfound youth movement that GM Brian …

Major League Baseball

Aaron Judge: Rookie of the Year is only the beginning

Judge would appear in 27 games in 2016 (95 plate appearances) and had four home runs and 10 RBI, but he only posted a slash line of .179/.263/.345 …

Aaron Judge

Comin' home: 3 veteran FAs who should reunite with their rookie clubs

Sometimes it's best to go full circle.<p>With free agency currently underway, all bets are off as to where some of the hottest names on the market will …

Sports

Statcast superlatives: Top plays by free agents

A team's decision about whether to sign a particular free agent never rests on a single play. A body of work is important, along with many other …

Brandon Morrow

Three Months of a Great Designated Hitter [2017 Season Review] - River Avenue Blues

The Official RAB 2017-18 Offseason Plan<p>I had mixed feelings about the Yankees signing Matt Holliday so early in the off-season, given the breadth of …

New York Yankees

What are the Yankees' biggest roster questions as the hot stove heats up?

Heading into spring training 2017, the Yankees had many, many unanswered questions. Would Gary Sanchez build on his sensational, albeit abbreviated, …

Baseball

You could make a decent team out of MLB players who might retire this year - CBSSports.com

Ichiro, Beltran, Utley among our MLB offseason 'Retirement Team'<p>With the qualifying offers having come down on Monday, we're just a few days away …

Baseball

Asking Price For J.D. Martinez Near $200 Million

Teams that have spoken to agent Scott Boras about new client <b>J.D. Martinez</b> have come away with the impression that Boras and Martinez are seeking a …

Baseball

Arizona Diamondbacks expected to pursue J.D. Martinez, agent Scott Boras says

Agent Scott Boras said he expects the Diamondbacks to go after free-agent J.D. Martinez, despite the costs involved.

Arizona Diamondbacks

Aaron Hicks: Fourth outfielder to starting in center [2017 Season Review] - River Avenue Blues

Scouting the Free Agent Market: Tyler Chatwood<p>Going into 2017, you would have been forgiven if you chalked up the John Ryan Murphy–Aaron Hicks deal …

Baseball

Yankees do not tender qualifying offer to any free agents - River Avenue Blues

Cashman: Yankees parted ways with Girardi over concerns he didn't "communicate and connect" with players<p>As expected, the Yankees did not tender the …

New York Yankees

The Yankees’ Five Longest Home Runs of 2017

(Tom Szczerbowski/Getty)If you’re a fan of home runs, boy was this the season for you. MLB teams combined to hit 6,105 home runs in 2017, by far the …

Baseball

40. Matt Holliday

<b>Position: DH | Age: 38</b><p><b>Current Team: Yankees | Best Fit: Rays</b><p><b>2017 Stats: .231 BA, .748 OPS, 19 HR, 64 RBI, 1 SB</b><p>With 39 homers in 215 games over the …

50. Michael Pineda

This year’s World Series was one of a kind in many ways, but here’s another: it featured no fewer than five of the top 21 members of last November’s …

Boston Red Sox

Top 20 free-agent position players

<i>With the offseason now underway, theScore's MLB editors rank the top 20 free-agent position players available this winter.</i><p><b>1. J.D. Martinez, …

Sports

Examining Ottoneu Championship Rosters

Niv Shah, creator of ottoneu, was kind enough to provide me with the end of season rosters for every ottoneu league/team, and I’ve been playing with …

Sports Analytics

Top 111 Free Agents

Presented today is a look at this winter’s top 111 free agents. I’m excluding players whose options are expected to be picked up, a group that …

Yonder Alonso

Team Roundup: Yankees

<b>New York Yankees</b><br>2017 Record: 91-71<br>Second Place, AL East<br>Team ERA: 3.72 (5th)<br>Team OPS: .785 (3rd)<p><i>Editor’s Note: FanDuel is hosting the Rotoworld Beat</i> …

Baseball

St. Louis Cardinals: Dexter Fowler shift helps player and team

Dexter Fowler, whose contract will in all likelihood keep him as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals for 2018, had an impressive, though flawed, …

Sports

The Old Reliable Outfielder [2017 Season Review]

(Elsa/Getty Images)It seems strange to think of Brett Gardner as the old man on the Yankees, but that was essentially the role he filled this season. …

New York Yankees