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Ken Hoffman predicts how the Houston Astros will fare without award-winning ace Justin Verlander

If you’re real quiet, you can almost hear the sighs of relief coming from Houston Astros owner Jim Crane after hearing that Justin Verlandersigned with the New York Mets on Monday, December 5. According to the New York Post, Verlander, a free agent, agreed to a two-year, $86 million deal with the Mets, with a … Read more

Justin Verlander heading to Mets (source)

SAN DIEGO — Upon learning late last week that Jacob deGrom had decided to leave for Texas without giving his old team a chance to counter, general manager Billy Eppler sent deGrom a congratulatory text message. The two had spoken regularly in late November, and Eppler understood the possibility that deGrom might sign elsewhere. Lingering … Read more

MLB rumors: Justin Verlander, Trea Turner start Winter Meetings with a bang; Clayton Kershaw deal finalized

Major League Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings kicked off Sunday with the news that Fred McGriff was inducted into the Hall of Fame via the Contemporary Era Committee. The hope is that was the beginning of a crazy several days of baseball activity, chock full of a free agent signing spree and even a few high-profile … Read more

MLB rumors: Justin Verlander wants three years, Astros don’t; Dodgers may shift infield to fit star shortstop

We’re now into December, and the Winter Meetings are just around the bend. In terms of free agents and trade candidates, all the major names remain on the board, but that could change in the coming days. Given that assumed momentum, it’s time to check in on the daily supply of MLB rumors. Let’s do … Read more

Which team will sign Astros ace Justin Verlander in free agency?

If Gurriel were to return, it would be in a limited role behind Abreu, who was sitting immediately to Crane’s left as he made the comments. Verlander, however, would retain his role as staff ace, but it likely would take somewhere around $40 million a year — MLB Trade Rumors projects Verlander to get a … Read more

Mattress Mack joins Ben Verlander to discuss Astros, $75M sports betting win

Ben Verlander was joined by Houston Astros super fan Jim McIngvale – more affectionately known as “Mattress Mack” – on a recent episode of “Flippin’ Bats with Ben Verlander.” McIngvale discussed his historic $75 million sports betting payout after the Astros won the 2022 MLB World Series. Mack, an owner of Gallery Furniture and a … Read more

MLB rumors: Justin Verlander a fit with Yankees, Dodgers, Mets; Astros after Anthony Rizzo in free agency

The Major League Baseball offseason is up and running. We’re now more than a week removed from the end of the World Series, the General Manager Meetings took place last week and free agency is officially underway. Now, it’s still might be pretty slow for a few weeks. First off, the players who were extended … Read more

2022 World Series: John Smoltz, Ben Verlander predict Astros-Phillies

Ahead of Game 1 of the World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Houston Astros (8 p.m. ET Friday on FOX), Ben Verlander and co-host Alex Curry will sit down with FOX Sports MLB writer Deesha Thosar on Thursday’s live preview episode of “Flippin’ Bats” (9 p.m. ET). [Astros’ Jeremy Peña Is Over The … Read more

Justin Verlander and More Dads to Watch for During the MLB Postseason

A baseball player who can win over the hearts of his team and kids? Now that’s a great catch! On Oct. 11, Major League Baseball will officially kick off their postseason with four games spread throughout the country.  Whether you’re watching the rivalry between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres or searching to … Read more