Rookie Radar: NL West

Rookie Radar: NL West MLBTR’s Jeff Todd has already run through the American League Central and the American League West in previewing some of the interesting young talent that could surface in the Majors this season. We’ll tackle the NL West next — a particularly interesting division given the enviable bevy of young talent that…

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The pain of no Opening Day

The pain of no Opening Day Some things remain unchanged; all along 126th Street, the chop-shop guys still have their eagle eyes tuned to any dent on the bumpers of passing cars. You have a scratch on the door? Like always, they are eager to help, offering up business cards while properly outfitted in uniforms…

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Rebound Candidate: Joey Votto

Rebound Candidate: Joey Votto Reds first baseman Joey Votto is no doubt one of the most successful position players in the history of baseball. The 36-year-old is a six-time All-Star and a onetime National League Most Valuable Player who, since he made his major league debut in 2007, has amassed 56.2 fWAR and batted .307/.421/.519…

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Doctors have coronavirus concerns about Noah Syndergaard’s elbow surgery

Doctors have coronavirus concerns about Noah Syndergaard’s elbow surgery The tug-of-war between individual rights and sacrifice for the greater good has spilled into the sports arena with Noah Syndergaard’s looming Tommy John surgery. The Mets right-hander is scheduled to undergo surgery Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla., to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament, with…

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