Weekend SSG Baseball Update

So much for calling it an off-season. It was actually a pretty busy week in baseball, especially for early January. Several big signings, a couple of trades and a handful of trade rumours. Here are some thoughts on a few things that you might have missed this week. Problems in the Motor City? Word out … Read more

All-Star Raimel Tapia Agrees to 6-year Extension with SSG Braves

The SSG Atlanta Braves have come to an agreement with Left Fielder Raimel Tapia on a contract extension, the team announced on Saturday. The deal will keep Tapia under team control through 2027 (which includes a team option in the final year worth $8 million). Tapia was originally signed by the Colorado Rockies organization in … Read more

SSG Mets Fans Unhappy with Harvey Trade

Mets fans voiced their concerns across multiple New York media outlets on Thursday as the Mets announced that Matt Harvey had been traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates in return for Harvey sent 2B Josh Harrison, CF Juan De Leon, RP Jonah Small and $8.5m in cash. When the news was announced Mets fans … Read more

SSG Braves Hire New GM Pontzer to Build on Bright-Spots of 2019

After an extended search and several interviews, the Atlanta Braves front office settled on a new General Manager in Jacob Pontzer. In his introductory press conference on Monday, the 26 year-old Pennsylvania native talked about the team’s strengths and weaknesses entering the new decade. “I’m excited about the opportunity, and even more excited about the … Read more