January 2014

Mets Sign Lannan to Minor League Deal

January 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Mets announced this afternoon that they have signed free agent left-hander John Lannan to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training. The 29 year-old Lannan pitched his first six years with the Washington Nationals before spending 2013 as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies. [...]

Mike Piazza and Faith in Hall of Fame Voting

January 4, 2014 // 2 Comments

Another year, another batch of worthy players kept from the Hall of Fame. As of January 3, according to Baseball Think Factory, only four players, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, and Craig Biggio, have appeared on 75 percent of publicly-released Hall of Fame ballots in one of the strongest [...]