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World Series predictions: Expert picks for Astros vs. Phillies
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World Series predictions: Expert picks for Astros vs. Phillies

When we made our World Series picks entering the postseason, the Astros were the favorites in the American League, with five of our seven writers taking them to win the pennant. It’s true that only one of us (Emma Baccellieri) tabbed Houston to win the World Series, but that was more due to the strength...

Yankees’ Hal Steinbrenner Supports Return of Manager Aaron Boone
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Yankees’ Hal Steinbrenner Supports Return of Manager Aaron Boone

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner is making it clear where he stands on the job status of manager Aaron Boone. According to the owner, Boone is expected to return to the club next season. The manager signed a three-year contract, which includes a team option in 2025, last year. “As far as Boone’s concerned, we just signed...

Mariano Rivera Says Yankees Manager Aaron Boone Should Be Fired
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Mariano Rivera Says Yankees Manager Aaron Boone Should Be Fired

The entire Yankees fan base is still processing the team’s disappointing sweep at the hands of the Astros in the ALCS. Count Hall of Fame closer Mariano Rivera among those who’s displeased with the result. Rivera voiced his frustration while speaking at the Sports Forum of the Panamanian Association of Business Executives on Wednesday, where, according...

Biden praises new Hyundai plant in Georgia after supporting MLB moving All-Star Game over voting changes
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Biden praises new Hyundai plant in Georgia after supporting MLB moving All-Star Game over voting changes

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on record voter turnout in Georgia President Biden released a statement praising Hyundai’s investment in Georgia, despite supporting Major League Baseball’s decision to move the All-Star Game from Atlanta in 2021. Biden said he is “excited” that Hyundai is breaking ground on a new manufacturing plant in Georgia on...

Miami Marlins hire Skip Schumaker as new manager
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Miami Marlins hire Skip Schumaker as new manager

The Miami Marlins have hired Skip Schumaker as the team’s new manager, the team announced Tuesday. A first-time manager, Schumaker played 11 seasons in the majors, with the first eight coming with the St. Louis Cardinals. He was a part of two World Series-winning Cardinals teams in 2006 and 2011. “As we continue to grow...

Giants Determined to Sign Aaron Judge in Free Agency, per Report
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Giants Determined to Sign Aaron Judge in Free Agency, per Report

With the Yankees eliminated from the postseason, all eyes in the Bronx have shifted toward the offseason’s looming question: Where will Aaron Judge sign? The presumed American League MVP is set to be the biggest free agent available this winter, with no shortage of teams interested in landing him. With a momentous contract anticipated, one team reportedly is determined...

Biden praises new Hyundai plant in Georgia after supporting MLB moving All-Star Game over voting changes
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Biden praises new Hyundai plant in Georgia after supporting MLB moving All-Star Game over voting changes

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on record voter turnout in Georgia President Biden released a statement praising Hyundai’s investment in Georgia, despite supporting Major League Baseball’s decision to move the All-Star Game from Atlanta in 2021. Biden said he is “excited” that Hyundai is breaking ground on a new manufacturing plant in Georgia on...

Dodgers to Pursue Aaron Judge, Could Change Mookie Betts’s Role, per Report
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Dodgers to Pursue Aaron Judge, Could Change Mookie Betts’s Role, per Report

As MLB gears up for the Aaron Judge sweepstakes this winter, another big-market team has already reportedly emerged as a viable contender for the Yankees star’s services. MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand reported Monday that the Dodgers “could become serious players” in the race to land Judge in free agency. Feinsand added that, if L.A. were to pull off the seismic...

After ALCS win, Astros in pursuit of perfection
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After ALCS win, Astros in pursuit of perfection

10:57 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” NEW YORK — There’s a hardness to this Houston Astros team, one honed by years hearing every insult imaginable, existing as flypaper for vitriol, living a life of perpetual villainy. It’s something...