JT Realmuto Signed

JT Realmuto is staying with the Phillies. They signed him for five years and $115M. It’s only the third 9-figure deal for a catcher ever. The total dollar amount is not record (Buster Posey and Joe Mauer got more). The average annual value, though, is.

Mets Fire GM

Last night a story broke on ESPN about the Mets’ new GM Jared Porter having sent unsolicited/undesired lewd texts to a female reporter while he was a front office employee of the Chicago Cubs in 2016. He confirmed he did—wasn’t much point of denying it, seeing as ESPN had copies of all the texts. This…… Continue reading Mets Fire GM


One of the things I used to look forward to on Craig Calcaterra’s blog was best-shape-of-his-life posts. They were a rite of waning days of each offseason as Craig culled various news reports to find these gems. They are a sign the next season is surely coming even though it’s freezing cold out at the…… Continue reading BSOHL?