The Greatest Rookie Seasons By A Catcher

The Greatest Rookie Seasons By A Catcher To be eligible, players since 1957 had to meet the MLB qualifications for rookie status. Players prior to the 1957 season were considered rookies based on rookie status taken from Fangraphs. The other qualification for eligibility for this list is that players had to have a minimum of…

MLBTR Originals: 3/30/20 – 4/5/20

MLBTR Originals: 3/30/20 – 4/5/20 Even with the baseball world shut down, MLB Trade Rumors is still covering any breaking news from around the game, while also exploring some broader topics.  Here’s the roundup of the week’s original content from the MLBTR staff…. “What one piece of advice would you give to a college student…

Mets Notes: Harvey, Employee Fund, Matz

Mets Notes: Harvey, Employee Fund, Matz It was on this day in 1972 that the Montreal Expos traded the franchise’s first star, as Rusty Staub was sent to the Mets for a three-player package consisting of Ken Singleton, Mike Jorgensen, and Tim Foli.  All three players ended up being productive regulars during their time in…

Quick Hits: Verlander, Draft Scouting, Moore

Quick Hits: Verlander, Draft Scouting, Moore Justin Verlander is the latest player to contribute towards the COVID-19 relief effort, as the Astros ace and his wife Kate Upton announced (via Twitter) that Verlander’s weekly paycheck will be donated to a different organization every week.  “We’ll also be highlighting the organization that we choose so that…