Jeff McNeil happy with Mets contract, awaits car from Francisco Lindor

Jeff McNeil officially received his contract extension from the Mets on Tuesday, but now awaits an important accessory that would complete his offseason. Promised a car by teammate Francisco Lindor if McNeil won the batting title last season, the Mets second baseman still hasn’t received his prize after leading the National League with a .326 … Read more

Best tools for 2023’s Top 100 prospects

Julio Rodríguez (best hitter) slashed .284/.345/.509 and became the fastest player ever to reach 25 homers and 25 steals (125 games) en route to winning American League Rookie of the Year honors. Runner-up Adley Rutschman (best defense) ranked in the upper quartile of catchers in terms of throwing and framing. Hunter Greene (best fastball) led … Read more

Dana Brown named new Astros GM

HOUSTON — Astros owner Jim Crane said his club went through a “pretty vigorous” interview process in trying to find its new general manager, and ultimately turned to Dana Brown, who Crane said was analytics-savvy, a great talent evaluator, seasoned at player development and is, like himself, a former college player. “When we did the … Read more

Scott Rolen voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, joins Fred McGriff in the 2023 class

By Katie Woo, C. Trent Rosecrans and Nick Groke Scott Rolen is a Hall of Famer. The veteran of 17 big league seasons was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA), the Hall of Fame announced Tuesday. Rolen was the only player to receive enough votes to … Read more