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Matt Chapman could hardly contain his excitement. Khris Davis hardly knew who the kid was. (read more)


The New York Yankees officially announced the acquisition of reigning NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins Monday morning. A press conference is slated for Orlando later in the afternoon. (read more)

Giancarlo Stanton may have had to settle on less than his first choice when he accepted a trade to the New York Yankees, but he is apparently excited about his new home.Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports spoke with a friend of Stanton, and the 28-year-old slugger is said to be “very happy” that he will be wearing pinstripes next season. (read more)

The original scouting report prepared on Derek Jeter for the New York Yankees when he was a high school phenom has sold for $102,000 at auction.The report, written by scout Dick Grouch in April 1992, touted Jeter’s remarkable upside as a potential generational talent when he was a senior high school baseball standout in Kalamazoo, Mich. (read more)

If the arms race is officially back on in the AL East, the Boston Red Sox have a lot of catching up to do. According to one report, they are willing to part with outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (read more)

The New York Mets are looking to plug some holes in the offseason. And as the MLB Winter Meetings are underway, it’s being reported that starting pitcher Matt Harvey could possibly be moved in order to plug those holes. (read more)

In what qualifies as some potentially serious news, NBC Sports is reporting that Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright was arrested Friday in Tennessee for domestic assault in an incident involving his wife, Shannon.“On Friday night, Steven was arrested at our home following a verbal argument, and the police charged him with domestic assault. (read more)

The Baltimore Orioles were one of the few teams that did not attempt to sign Japanese star Shohei Ohtani, and their decision apparently had nothing to do with scouting reports.Ohtani, who has the capability to be both a regular pitcher and hitter, was courted by several MLB teams as an international free agent. (read more)

The St Louis Cardinals went into the Winter Meetings looking to add new pieces to their team, and they got off to a good start on Sunday.The Cardinals and reliever Luke Gregerson agreed to a two-year, $11 million deal, according to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. (read more)

The MLB Winter Meetings will get off to a rip-roaring start in Orlando on Monday with the New York Yankees set to officially announce the acquisition of reigning NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins. This has long been expected. (read more)

The Los Angeles Angels had no real inkling that Shohei Ohtani was going to pick them in free agency.In fact, Angels general manager Billy Eppler was so shocked to learn that Ohtani had chosen the Angels, he literally missed his chair when trying to sit down after taking the call from Ohtani’s agents. (read more)

The Chicago White Sox are going into full-scale rebuild mode. After replenishing their farm system with multiple in-season trades, Chicago is now looking to move both Avisail Garcia and Jose Abreu. (read more)

If Tyrod Taylor is healthy enough to play, he’ll continue to be the starting quarterback for the Buffalo Bills, head coach Sean McDermott said Monday. Taylor missed this past week with a knee injury but could be ready to play in Week 15. (read more)

Carson Wentz out for season with torn ACL

11-12-2017 7:17 PM | yardbarker | similar news

The Philadelphia Eagles’ worst fears have been realized, as star quarterback Carson Palmer is out for the remainder of the season after suffering a knee injury on Sunday.Eagles head coach Doug Pederson confirmed on Monday that an MRI revealed Wentz has a torn ACL. (read more)

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson confirmed the worst possible news, which is that Carson Wentz tore his ACL on Sunday.He’ll miss the remainder of the season and will need surgery to repair his left knee. (read more)

Report: Chris Hogan to play vs. Dolphins

11-12-2017 7:02 PM | yardbarker | similar news

The New England Patriots will need all the help they can get on offense Monday night with Rob Gronkowski suspended, and they are hoping the return of Chris Hogan will help fill some of the void.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Hogan, who has missed the last four games with a shoulder injury, is expected to play against the Miami Dolphins. (read more)

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