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PETER GAMMONS RUMORS

Report: Five teams willing to offer $70 million to Hector Olivera

Cuban players are coming to Major League Baseball in increasing numbers and the latest crop has a few gems in it. Infielders Hector Olivera and Yoan Moncada are both set to sign soon and on Tuesday we got an idea how highly thought of Olivera is. Peter Gammons is reporting that at least five teams are willing to bid more than $70 million on the 29-year-old Olivera. While he hasn’t...
Via Rumors and Rants
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gammons: Cubs think Lester will return to Boston

    This embed is invalid   " /> The Chicago Cubs either aren’t very confident or they’re playing mind games.   Jon Lester is scheduled to visit with the Cubs on Tuesday, a major league source told WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford. However, Peter Gammons of GammonsDaily.com said Tuesday on CBS Sports Radio that the Cubs think Lester is going to sign with the...
Via NESN.com
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Boston Red Sox Scouted Cuban Phenom Yoan Moncada In Guatemala

Familiarize yourself with Yoan Moncada’s name. Moncada has been cleared by Major League Baseball to sign as a free agent, according to multiple reports. The 19-year-old Cuban infielder worked out for MLB clubs last week in Guatemala, and the Boston Red Sox were among the teams in attendance, according to GammonsDaily.com’s Peter Gammons and Baseball America’s Ben Badler. The...
Via NESN.com
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Gammons wasn’t having any of Chris Russo’s crap on Wednesday

Peter Gammons appeared on the MLB Network program High Heat with Christopher Russo, and the legendary sportswriter wasn’t about to lay down for Russo and take his crap. Gammons was very combative towards Russo during the seven minute segment, burying nearly every Russo point and getting in several snarky replies. The best part had to be Gammons telling the clearly animated Russo...
Via Awful Announcing
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

After last year’s dud, Peter Gammons, MLB Network looking forward to big Hall of Fame weekend

My latest Chicago Tribune column is on Peter Gammons anticipating a much different Hall of Fame weekend than what he encountered last year. You also can access the column via my Twitter feed at @ShermanReport. From the column: ******** Peter Gammons was on the road Thursday, making one of his favorite drives: His annual trek from his home in New England to Cooperstown, N.Y., for...
Via Sherman Report
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Gammons: Baseball needs to make dramatic changes to pick up pace; relievers must face 3 batters

Peter Gammons, writing at his site, rolls out some interesting statistics and possible solutions for the slow-play issue in baseball. Gammons bemoans the numerous pitching changes that not only bog down a game, but also take the bats out of the hands of big left-handed hitters: “It is ridiculous that impact lefthanded hitters like Joey Votto, David Ortiz, Shin-Soo Choo, Chase Utley...
Via Sherman Report
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Edwards vs Peter Gammons: round 1

You know, Peter Gammons commenting about hockey is like me commenting about women’s fashion. It’s just absolutely not his spectrum. He has no validity. He has no credibility. If the guy were at the rink all the time, maybe we’d consider his opinion. That was one of the comments famed NESN Bruins play by play announcer, and possible insane person, Jack Edwards had for Peter...
Via BruinsLife
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Hockey commentator Jack Edwards calls out Peter Gammons

Hockey commentator Jack Edwards called out Peter Gammons following a tweet the baseball writer made in reference to the NHL.
Via Gamedayr
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Edwards takes a swipe at... Peter Gammons?!?

Our favorite crazy hockey announcer is back with another typically spellbinding moment in the broadcast booth.  NESN announcer Jack Edwards gets more revved up for hockey fights than he does for hockey games as he challenges his inner Howard Cosell.  But there was something that stood out as he called this recent scrap between Jordan Nolan and Milan Lucic. Jack Edwards wants...
Via Awful Announcing
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Are In On Korean RHP Yoon Suk-min

Yoon Suk-minAccording to a TWEET by Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons, the Red Sox are one of at least three teams interested in Korean right-handed pitcher Yoon Suk-min. The 27-year old Yoon is currently with the Kia Tigers, but as an International Free Agent, he can sign with any MLB team for 2014. In his overall Korean career, he's 73-59 with a 3.19 ERA. last year, however...
Via FenwayNation
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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