3:54 PM EST, Fri February 03, 2023
Lookout Landing

40 in 40: Five rules for Rule 5 pick Chris Clarke

This is not an image of Chris Clarke. It’s a picture of a Dell computer and a podium at the 2022 Rule 5 Draft. I really would have thought MLB was a Thinkpad org. | Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports Also, treat others as you’d want to be treated Rule #1: Have fun out there. It’s rare for a Rule 5 pick to work out, exceedingly so for a competitive team. There’s a reason that most picks were available to be chosen. The Rule 5 Draft happens once a year at the end of the Winter Meetings, and it allows teams to pick players from other organizations who are (a) not on...

Fish Stripes

Offishial news, 1/24/23: Jazz “unlikely” to compete in WBC; Hall of Famer Bleier

Today’s Marlins news roundup also includes an update on their pursuit of free agent Yuli Gurriel. Marlins Podcast Episodes From Craig Mish and Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald: the Marlins are likely to prevent Jazz Chisholm Jr. from competing in the World Baseball Classic to “prioritize his preparation for the regular season by staying in Jupiter to work on playing center.” He was originally supposed to represent Great Britain in the tournament and play shortstop for them. They also report that Miami’s pursuit of Luis Arraez dated back to the Winter Meetings,...

Amazin Avenue

From Complex To Queens, Episode 206: The 2023 Top Prospect Countdown (Part III)

This week, the guys review the 2023 Mets Top Prospect list, going over players 15-11. Welcome to From Complex to Queens, the Amazin’ Avenue podcast focusing on the Mets’ minor league system. The National Association of Base Ball Players met on this date in 1857 to amend the Knickerbocker rules in what was, in effect, the very first baseball winter meetings, so Steve, Lukas, Ken, and Thomas discuss which rules they’d like to bring back in Promote, Extend, Trade. After that, they answer a listener e-mail. Following that, the team has some final comments about the July 15...


Freddie Freeman Helped Convince Dodgers To Sign Jason Heyward

The Los Angeles Dodgers did not make a splash during the Winter Meetings or in the weeks after, but have continually...

Indians acquire Jake Bauers in a three-team deal

The Indians traded for 23-year old first baseman Jake Bauers in a three-team trade with the Rays and Mariners during the Winter Meetings.

Dave Dombrowski joins Tom Caron to talk about Red Sox 2019 season

Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski joins NESN's Tom Caron during the MLB Winter Meetings in Las Vegas to discuss the analytics of trades throughout the league and what the future holds for the Boston Red Sox.

Winter Meetings News Conference: Red Sox re-sign Nathan Eovaldi

RHP Nathan Eovaldi addresses the media from Las Vegas, NV to discuss re-signing a four-year contract with the Boston Red Sox.