Rick Ankiel

Rick Ankiel

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/208 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Fort Pierce, Florida
College: None
Draft: 1997 2nd round by the
  • USA TODAY Sports

    It's a feeding frenzy for free agents at MLB winter meetings | Opinion

    It’s a free-spending frenzy at the winter meetings with $1.1 billion already spent. And that's with Aaron Judge and Carlos Correa still on the market.

  • New York Post

    Mets' free agent needs about to test Steve Cohen's limits

    The Mets define the poker term “pot committed” — to justify how much they already have spent to win, they can’t fold, but that means having to stay in and invest more and more without certainty of a winning hand. They would very much like to climb to the top of the second-tier starting-pitching free-agent market by retaining Chris Bassitt, though they seem to have fixated even more on Kodai Senga and Jameson Taillon.


    Mets Notebook: Dusty Baker praises Justin Verlander, Brandon Nimmo still on Eppler's radar

    When Justin Verlander finally earned his first World Series win, his Houston Astros teammates celebrated by putting the veteran ace in a laundry cart and pushing him into the shower of the visitor’s clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park. The 39-year-old right-hander had finally shed a narrative that had plagued him throughout his illustrious 17-year MLB career. Verlander was an easy player to celebrate during his tenure in Houston.