Some Guy Scooped The Baseball Media On The Biggest MLB Contract Ever

Details about the contract Giancarlo Stanton is signing with the Miami Marlins have started to leak out, and they're staggering: $325 million over 13 years, $50 million more than Alex Rodriguez's landmark 10-year, $275 million deal signed in 2007. The deal also includes a no-trade clause and opt-out clause, all… » 11/14/14 5:50pm 11/14/14 5:50pm

Here's Ken Rosenthal Comparing The Sabermetrics Community To The Tea…

Fox MLB reporter Ken Rosenthal was on the MLB Network today, talking about the Hall of Fame vote and bow ties and whatever else it is Ken Rosenthal likes to talk about these days. At some point, the conversation turned to Jack Morris and his continued inability to garner enough votes to get into the Hall of Fame.… » 1/09/13 6:20pm 1/09/13 6:20pm

Ken Rosenthal And The Dugout Of Mysteries

What in Dumbledore's name is Ken Rosenthal talking about? I follow Ken on Twitter. He's useful when news is happening and seems like a nice guy (when he's not threatening interns). I have probably never clicked on a link to a story of his in my time following him, though. Until this morning for some reason. I didn't… » 9/02/12 12:05pm 9/02/12 12:05pm

Roy Halladay Accuses Ken Rosenthal Of Throwing Some Shit Against The…

It's one thing when an intern indulges a little skepticism about Ken Rosenthal's rumor-mongering. Now, though, it's Phillies ace Roy Halladay. Yesterday, after Halladay was roughed up in his latest spring outing, Rosenthal cited the observations of two scouts who "expressed concern" about Halladay: » 3/15/12 3:25pm 3/15/12 3:25pm

Ken Rosenthal To My Mom, About Me: "Tell That Little Twit ..."

When I started as a Deadspin intern this fall, one of the duties I took on was publishing the Hot Fucking Stove every day. It's been on the site for two years or so, and it's nothing more than a semi-regular roundup of baseball stories. It's called "Hot Fucking Stove," mostly because that makes us laugh. » 11/22/11 4:45pm 11/22/11 4:45pm

Albert Pujols's Mystery Destination, Dale Sveum's New Gig, And Other…

Your roundup of all the hottest hot-stove items of the day (and whatever shit Ken Rosenthal is throwing against the wall). This is ... HOT FUCKING STOVE!!!

• There's apparently a mystery team involved in the bidding for Albert Pujols, much like there was for Cliff Lee. Speculation is that it could be the Cubs or… » 11/17/11 5:25pm 11/17/11 5:25pm