In the end, Miami dealt the National League MVP to the New York Yankees. The trade was made because Stanton didn’t want to be part of the Marlins’ latest rebuilding, Jeter said Monday.
The New York Yankees announced Monday they’d acquired Stanton from the Miami Marlins, getting the NL MVP and cash from Miami for Starlin Castro and two minor leaguers, right-hander Jorge Guzman and infielder Jose Devers.
Now that Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton picked their new places to play, baseball bosses checked into the winter meetings primed to make moves that had been bottled up for weeks. The market for relievers quickly warmed Sunday, even before many teams got down to business.
Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, completing the journey from Motown to Cooperstown.
Bryce Harper’s Yankee dream likely suffered a fatal blow with the news that home run king Giancarlo Stanton was traded by the Miami Marlins to the New York Yankees.
After helping the New York Yankees to five World Series titles, Derek Jeter might help them win another.
The two-time All-Star second baseman was traded Thursday to the Seattle Mariners for three prospects in the first big deal involving new Marlins CEO Derek Jeter. He wants to cut payroll by more than 20 percent to $90 million or less, which is why NL MVP Stanton is also on the trading block.
The Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players accusing Major League Baseball of colluding to suppress wages, leaving intact a District Court ruling that dismissed the case.
The Yankees and Red Sox are among the teams that pitcher and outfielder Shohei Ohtani has ruled out, and it seems the Japanese star will likely pursue a smaller market nearer to the West Coast.
The Yankees have picked ESPN broadcaster Aaron Boone to succeed Joe Girardi as manager, a person familiar with New York’s decision told The Associated Press.
Count Joel Embiid, Kelly Oubre and Kyrie Irving among your blessings, this Thanksgiving Day.
The Nationals’ ace once again won the Cy Young Award and has a playoff loss to lament. He is also healthy and expecting his first child.