Category: MLB

Giancarlo Stanton Deal Will Test the Yankees’ Newfound Fiscal Discipline

If a team like the Yankees, who have been above the luxury tax threshold for three consecutive seasons, blows past next season’s $197 million threshold, the tax could be as high as 95 cents for every dollar over the limit that a team spends. The worst offenders will also be docked more valuable draft picks…

On Baseball: Tommy John Would Love a Plaque to Accompany All of His Fame

The guess here is that Trammell has the best chance, considering his similarity to Barry Larkin, a shortstop who sailed in on his third try on the writers’ ballot, in 2012. Morris nearly made it the next year, with 67.7 percent, and now a different group considers him. But let’s not forget John, who had…