1. Yankees Linchpin Mark Teixeira Has Path to Big Contract Year in 2016

    For the last seven years, Mark Teixeira has been paid large sums of money to play ball for the New York Yankees . It's good work if you can get it, and the stars are aligned in such a way that 2016 might not be the end of the road...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 11,809 reads 27 comments

  2. Edwin Encarnacion Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Negotiations with Blue Jays

    The Toronto Blue Jays opened up contract discussions with designated hitter/first baseman Edwin Encarnacion , who is a free agent at the end of the 2016 season, per Sportsnet's Shi Davidi , on March 2...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 10,425 reads 11 comments

  3. Rob Manfred Takes Stand on Domestic Violence with 30-Game Aroldis Chapman Ban

    New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has been suspended 30 games by Major League Baseball for his alleged involvement in a widely publicized domestic violence incident, as first reported by Billy Witz of the New York Times ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 28,623 reads 14 comments

  4. Baltimore Orioles Eliminate Pie-Smashing Celebrations for Safety Reasons

    Super Bowl winners dump gallons of Gatorade over their coach's head. The NBA Finals conclude with stormy champagne showers. NHL champions sip (or guzzle) from Lord Stanley's Cup...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 months ago 14,283 reads 20 comments

  5. Aroldis Chapman: Latest News, Speculation on Yankees RP's Potential Suspension

    New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman reportedly has been suspended for 30 games by Major League Baseball for his involvement in a domestic dispute with his girlfriend...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 12,250 reads 0 comments

  6. Chris Tillman Injury: Updates on Orioles Pitcher's Core Muscle and Return

    Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Chris Tillman missed an intrasquad exhibition on Feb. 28 after suffering a "core muscle injury," per Roch Kubatko of MASNsports ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 2,143 reads 0 comments

  7. Rafael Soriano to Blue Jays: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    On Sunday, the Toronto Blue Jays announced they signed veteran relief pitcher Rafael Soriano to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to major league spring training...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 6 months ago 6,817 reads 2 comments

  8. Eduardo Rodriguez Injury: Updates on Red Sox Pitcher's Knee and Return

    Boston Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez is dealing with s ubluxation of the patellar tendon after undergoing an MRI on Feb. 28 . Rodriguez tweaked his knee when catching his spikes while backpedaling for a fly ball ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 6 months ago 11,420 reads 18 comments

  9. Yankees' 2016 Playoff Hopes Hinge on Breakout Year from High-Risk Rotation

    It's spring training, so everyone can dream. And the biggest dream shared in the early days of New York Yankees camp was the one about Michael Pineda . "I want to throw 200 innings this year," Pineda said, per Erik Boland of Newsday ...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 6 months ago 15,688 reads 32 comments

  10. Domonic Brown to Blue Jays: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Toronto Blue Jays signed 2013 All-Star outfielder Domonic Brown on Thursday to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, per Gregor Chisholm of MLB .com...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 6 months ago 4,268 reads 5 comments

  11. Orioles' Yovani Gallardo, Dexter Fowler Deals Hurt Future for Small 2016 Shot

    Did the Baltimore Orioles improve, for the moment, by adding outfielder Dexter Fowler and right-hander Yovani Gallardo? Yes...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 19,881 reads 80 comments

  12. Aroldis Chapman Suspension Reportedly Won't Include Spring Training Games

    If New York Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman gets suspended for an alleged domestic dispute, he will reportedly be unable to serve part of it during spring training. According to a Feb...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 18,733 reads 2 comments

  13. Jose Bautista Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Blue Jays

    Toronto Blue Jays superstar Jose Bautista is entering the final season of the five-year, $65 million contract he signed in 2011 and is looking to cash in after establishing himself as one of baseball's most feared hitters...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 55,565 reads 209 comments

  14. Yankees Emphasize Russell Wilson over Cam Newton Qualities in Media Training

    All New York Yankees can check their attitudes at the door—along with any other excessive outward emotions or opinions...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 months ago 101,774 reads 243 comments

  15. Alex Rodriguez Comments on PED Suspension, Being a Yankee and More

    New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been through some dark times during his 21-year MLB playing career. For starters, playing for a club like the Yankees can bring a lot of pressure...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 6 months ago 7,084 reads 26 comments

  16. Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez Will Be Critical Big Bats to Watch at Yankees Camp

    The New York Yankees have the right idea. The bigger question is whether they have the right players. The Yankees are trying to rebuild without rebuilding, to get younger and better without coming close to any charge of tanking a season...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 6 months ago 25,396 reads 27 comments

  17. Hanley Ramirez Comments on Move to 1B, Potential Gold Glove, Health, More

    Hanley Ramirez reported to Boston Red Sox camp Wednesday, six days before the deadline for position players, and he talked about the upcoming season, including his move to first base, with Rick Weber of ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 8,681 reads 31 comments

  18. What Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval Must Do to Erase 2015 Red Sox Nightmares

    Nobody can say the Boston Red Sox are lacking in stars heading into 2016. To rise from the depths of the AL East, all they need is for their stars to live up to their track records...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 7,500 reads 20 comments

  19. Cuban Star Yulieski Gourriel Is High-Upside Risk Yankees Should Jump At

    The New York Yankees made the biggest splash of their otherwise subdued offseason when they acquired a Cuban-born player. That'd be flamethrowing closer Aroldis Chapman, whom they netted in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 38,304 reads 43 comments

  20. Mariano Rivera to Receive Dedicated Plaque in Yankee Stadium's Monument Park

    Mariano Rivera helped the New York Yankees win five World Series, and many consider him to be the game’s greatest closer...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 7 months ago 1,172 reads 2 comments

  21. Masahiro Tanaka Injury: Updates on Yankees Pitcher's Recovery from Elbow Surgery

    New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is inching closer to a full return to the mound after undergoing elbow surgery in October. It is uncertain if he will be ready to pitch on Opening Day...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 21,963 reads 32 comments

  22. MVP Josh Donaldson's 2-Year Extension Buys Time for Long-Term Megadeal

    The Toronto Blue Jays signed Josh Donaldson to a two-year extension worth nearly $29 million Monday night, avoiding salary arbitration. That's the news, courtesy of Sportsnet's Shi Davidi ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 15,067 reads 32 comments

  23. Rusney Castillo Has His Best Chance to Blossom into Red Sox Star in 2016

    About a year-and-a-half has passed since the Boston Red Sox gave Rusney Castillo a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, and he's still a riddle with mystery and enigma coverings...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 14,207 reads 20 comments

  24. Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is coming off the best season of his career, and the team's front office has decided to reward the 30-year-old with a new contract...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 10,180 reads 18 comments

  25. Eric Wedge Hired as Blue Jays Player Development Adviser

    The Toronto Blue Jays announced on Saturday they have hired Eric Wedge as the team's new player development adviser...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 7 months ago 5,867 reads 14 comments