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AUDIO INTERVIEW: Success Insights from Three-Time Super Bowl Champ, Bart Oates

Few NFL veterans have achieved the kind of post-league business success experienced by three-time Super Bowl champion, Bart Oates, who played for both the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers, actually winning Super Bowls with both teams. Bart is one of the exceptional success stories of a pro athlete. Not only did he play as an All-American while attending college at Brigham ... Read More »

Elitism Aside, The Yankees Have Won, For Now

By Kurt Smith of BallParkEGuides.com In case you were out of town in the weeks leading up to baseball season, the Yankees have a new policy regarding entry into the ballpark: no print-at-home tickets. Fans must get real tickets, scan them on their mobile device or watch the game on TV. The move took away the most convenient option for ... Read More »

MLB Hot Stove with Mike Lalor

NEW YORK YANKEES Yankees acquire LHP Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds for four minor league players. On Monday, the Yankees surprisingly traded for the hard throwing Cincinnati closer in exchange for 3B Eric Jagielo, RHP Rookie Davis, RHP Caleb Cotham, and 2B Tony Renda.  Chapman, 27, is being investigated by MLB under its new domestic violence policy following an ... Read More »

MLB Hot Stove Notes with Mike Lalor

During this past week, the San Francisco Giants landed their second-big name pitcher of the offseason, signing former Red/Royal RHP Johnny Cueto to a 6-year, $130 million contract. Cueto will now join a formidable 1-2-3 staff for the Giants, along with LHP Madison Bumgarner and RHP Jeff Samardzija. Samardzija signed a 5-year, $90 million contract earlier in December. Cueto should ... Read More »

MLB Winter Meetings Highlights: Yanks, Mets and more

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Highlights from baseball’s annual Winter Meetings: 1) Big Free Agent signings. It is clear that MLB is flush with revenue. Teams have the money to spend, and they are exercising capitalism to its fullest. Witness some of the big signings in the days leading up to, and following, the annual Winter Meetings: • SP Zack ... Read More »

MLB Winter Meetings Preview: NY Yankees

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Major League Baseball will hold its 114th annual Winter Meetings from December 6th through the 10th in Nashville, Tennessee.  For baseball fans around the world and those within the industry, the annual Winter Meetings are an exciting time where many teams shape their rosters for the coming season through trades and free agent signings.  In ... Read More »

MLB Winter Meetings Preview: NY Mets

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Major League Baseball will hold its 114th annual Winter Meetings from December 6th through the 10th in Nashville, Tennessee.  For baseball fans around the world and those within the industry, the annual Winter Meetings are an exciting time where many teams shape their rosters for the coming season through trades and free agent signings.  In ... Read More »

MLB Hot Stove Report by Mike Lalor

Early MLB Hot Stove thoughts The Hot Stove seems to be warming up quicker than usual early in the baseball offseason. The General Managers meeting this week in Boca Raton, FL certainly helped, and for sure, set the foundation for future player movement. During the GM meetings, the New York Yankees made their first move of the off-season, acquiring 26-year ... Read More »