Where Freddy Freeman and Carlos Correa could land

We are closer to Major League Baseball. This sentence does not contain much insight. The League and Players Association will negotiate a settlement in the coming days and the season will start on time on March 31, or the opening day will not be pushed back to mid-April or early May, or… Unless the league is dissolved, every second brings us closer to the return of the sport. And I may not have much faith in the negotiators, but I doubt this will lead to a breakup. Well, I’m sure…

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Freddy Freeman may not be a distant dream for the Yankees

Last week, I delved into the first basic possibilities for the Yankees and largely dismissed Freddy Freeman. I really didn’t get rid of it. I still think he’ll re-sign with the Braves. Freeman is the face of the franchise, an elite player and was pivotal to the organization that won its first title in a quarter century. The reaction in Atlanta would be much worse if the Braves let Freeman go, say, the reaction in New York if a year from now the Yankees let Aaron Judge leave. But once…

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Carlos Correa, Freddy Freeman’s free agent stories are different

HOUSTON – Freddy Freeman and Carlos Correa are heading toward free agency. After the Braves defeated the Astros 7-0 in Game Six of the World Series Tuesday night to win their first championship since 1995, it’s hard to imagine Freeman playing anywhere but Atlanta. It’s almost difficult to portray Correa again in Houston, given his post-match comments. When asked if he had in mind that his ninth song could be his last appearance with the Astros, Correa said, “The only thing on my mind, to be honest. Lots of feelings…

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The Braves locked down the Astros in Game 6 to win the World Championship

HOUSTON – The Braves were out of number one by six games in the NL East on July 28, didn’t get past 0.500 for good until August 8 and finished the regular season with just 88 wins. But on Tuesday, they ended a 26-year drought with their first World Championship title since 1995, clinching the championship with a 7-0 win over the Astros in Game 6 at Minute Maid Park. Jorge Soler delivered the biggest hit – a giant three-stroke Homer at the top of the third to open the…

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