The Yankees have signed Gerrit Cole to a 9-year, $324 million deal, first reported by Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Cole’s contract breaks the record for largest annual value for a pitcher set by David Price in 2015 and largest total value for a pitcher set by Stephen Strasburg earlier this week.
Holy crap. It's finally happening. I've been waiting so long for this day. Picture this scenario: I am sitting at work scrolling through my “professional” work Twitter when I see this tweet:
Jacob deGrom has become the 11th pitcher to win back-to-back Cy Young Awards after being named the NL winner on Wednesday night.
A season in which Pete Alonso was an All-Star, won the Home Run Derby and broke the rookie home run record with 53, the 24-year-old first baseman was named the National League Rookie of the Year.
It took Pete Alonso 161 games to break the rookie home run record, previously held by cross-town rival Aaron Judge.
The New York Jets announced today that starting quarterback Sam Darnold will not play in Monday night’s game against the Cleveland Browns and will be out indefinitely due to mono.
Former Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil is coming out of retirement and signing with the New York Jets. Kalil went on his Twitter Thursday afternoon and posted multiple New York related GIFs hinting at his signing and Ian Rapoport later reported Kalil's deal to join Sam Darnold, Le'Veon Bell, Adam Gase and the rest of the Jets offense.
The Mets’ farm system continues to deplete as the team announced today it traded two top pitching prospects 一 Anthony Kay and Simeon Woods-Richardson 一 for starting pitcher Marcus Stroman and cash.
Although it looks like the New York Yankees are running away with the division, they have a lot of games left against the not quite dead yet Boston Red Sox and of course the Rays who are not going anywhere. When the postseason starts the regular season no longer matters, which is why the New York Yankees need to drive their opponents into the ground and add a few more pieces to their 2019 success story.
After being rained out on Monday night, the New York Mets and New York Yankees split a doubleheader on Tuesday, with the Yankees taking game one and the Mets claiming game two in the Bronx.