1. Aroldis Chapman to Yankees: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    At one point, closer Aroldis Chapman appeared destined for the Los Angeles Dodgers . Investigations into an alleged domestic violence incident, however, squashed those plans and forced the Cincinnati Reds to pivot...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 186,340 reads 348 comments

  2. Are Yankees Setting Stage for Colossal Spending in Historic 2018 Free Agency?

    Are you sitting there wondering why the New York Yankees haven't seemed interested in building for 2016 this winter? Here's a potential spoiler: It might be because they have their eyes on what's coming after 2018...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 74,951 reads 164 comments

  3. Wade Boggs to Have No. 26 Retired by Red Sox: Date, Comments and Reaction

    Twenty-four years after he played his final game for the organization, the Boston Red Sox announced Monday they will retire Wade Boggs' No. 26 in May. Boggs was overwhelmed upon hearing the news: Boggs played in 1,625 games for the Red Sox...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 9,239 reads 42 comments

  4. Why the Boston Red Sox Will Go from Worst to First in 2016

    Strictly going off their last four seasons, the Boston Red Sox have a 25 percent chance of finishing in first place in 2016 and a 75 percent chance of finishing in last place. But in the words of Han Solo, never tell me the odds...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 36,763 reads 191 comments

  5. Brad Penny to Blue Jays: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Toronto Blue Jays signed veteran pitcher Brad Penny to a minor league deal Thursday with an invitation to spring training, according to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick . The team has not released the figures of the contract...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 months ago 4,398 reads 7 comments

  6. Red Sox's Hot Winter Started by Hiring Dombrowski During Cold Summer

    It was Tuesday, Sept. 1, when they all filed into the Fenway Park baseball conference room: pro scouts, amateur scouts, administrators—all for one of those change-of-command meetings that can lead to sleepless nights and bottles of Tums...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 8 months ago 55,804 reads 87 comments

  7. Hyun-soo Kim to Orioles: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Baltimore Orioles announced a two-year deal with star South Korean left fielder Hyun-soo Kim on Wednesday. The Baltimore Sun 's Dan Connolly was the first to report the deal on Dec...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 17,027 reads 26 comments

  8. Boston's Iconic Citgo Sign Has Witnessed 50 Years of Red Sox Pain, Triumph

    A whopping $217 million...for a freaking pitcher?!? Now I know I've seen it all. After a half-century of baseball, blizzards, college students and traffic, my bucket list is nearly complete...

    Bill Speros Written by Bill Speros about 8 months ago 18,831 reads 21 comments

  9. Starlin Castro Trade Is High-Reward Risk Yankees Can Afford to Take

    The New York Yankees have taken a second base situation that impressed nobody and have addressed it with a trade that doesn't seem to be satisfying everybody. But if you're among those who are on the fence, rest assured...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 48,528 reads 160 comments

  10. How the Yankees Can Come out of the Winter Meetings as Surprise Winners

    For years, the New York Yankees won the winter the traditional way. They bought it. The Yankees are different now, and if you didn't believe it when they wouldn't enter the ...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 32,812 reads 54 comments

  11. Ross Atkins to Be Named Blue Jays GM: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

    The Toronto Blue Jays have reportedly hired Ross Atkins as their new general manager with hopes to make another run at the American League pennant, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 9 months ago 7,140 reads 27 comments

  12. Red Sox Could Still Be Players at Winter Meetings Despite Price, Kimbrel Deals

    Coming off a last-place finish last season, their third in the last four years, and armed with a new leader in the front office, next week’s winter meetings figured to be a playground for the money- and prospect-rich Boston Red Sox ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 9 months ago 24,188 reads 37 comments

  13. Is New Red Sox Ace David Price a Good Fit for Boston, Fenway Park?

    David Price 's path began in Tampa Bay , and it has since passed through Detroit and Toronto . Along the way, he's made five All-Star teams, won a Cy Young and has been generally awesome...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 26,053 reads 70 comments

  14. Justin Smoak, Blue Jays Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    Facing an offseason of change and uncertainty, the Toronto Blue Jays are bringing back first baseman Justin Smoak on a one-year deal for 2016. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the Blue Jays tendered Smoak a contract worth $3...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 3,700 reads 15 comments

  15. Mark Trumbo to Orioles: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Baltimore Orioles announced they have acquired first baseman Mark Trumbo and LHP C.J. Riefenhauser from the Mariners for catcher Steve Clevenger. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports initially reported the news Tuesday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 19,948 reads 44 comments

  16. Starlin Castro vs. Rob Refsnyder: Who Should Be Yankees' Future at Second Base?

    The guy who used to play there isn 't a realistic option , but the New York Yankees clearly need something at second base. As opposed to the, you know, nothing they've gotten out of the position since Robinson Cano left town two years ago...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 29,091 reads 50 comments

  17. J.A. Happ to Blue Jays: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Left-hander J.A. Happ on Friday signed a three-year deal worth $36 million with the Toronto Blue Jays , according to MLB Roster Moves ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 months ago 24,690 reads 85 comments

  18. Jose Bautista's Infamous ALDS Game 5 Bat Flip Is Now an Ugly Christmas Sweater

    Jose Bautista 's infamous bat flip has been immortalized in the form of an ugly Christmas sweater. Bautista's flip followed his go-ahead three-run homer in Game 5 of the American ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 9 months ago 25,187 reads 34 comments

  19. Yankees Need to Find a Middle Ground in Plan to Build a Title Contender

    A few years back, a general manager of a limited-budget team shook his head while talking about the New York Yankees . "Sometimes it seems like they're trying to operate like us," he said...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 23,820 reads 78 comments

  20. How David Ortiz's Post-2016 Retirement Will Impact Red Sox's Future Moves

    Managers love to talk about the flexibility of not having a full-time designated hitter. They can use the spot to give players rest, giving them in effect a half-day off...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 11,969 reads 31 comments

  21. Josh Donaldson Proves You Can Still Trade for an MVP in Moneyball Era

    Josh Donaldson had to work just to get to the big leagues. Alex Anthopoulos really had to work to get Josh Donaldson to Toronto. If nothing else, the story of the American League 's 2015 Most Valuable Player is the story of persistence...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 25,167 reads 49 comments

  22. Josh Donaldson Wins 2015 AL MVP: Voting Results, Comments and Reaction

    The Baseball Writers' Association of America pared down the list of American League MVP candidates to Lorenzo Cain, Josh Donaldson and Mike Trout, and Donaldson secured the coveted hardware Thursday night to close out a compelling race...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 7,582 reads 43 comments

  23. Devon Travis Injury: Updates on Blue Jays 2B's Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

    Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis required surgery on the same shoulder that cost him two months of the regular season. Continue for updates. Travis Facing a 4-5 Month Recovery Period Wednesday, Nov...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 months ago 2,805 reads 1 comments

  24. David Ortiz's Final Season Will Celebrate a Man as Important Off-Field as on It

    Feliz cumpleanos , Big Papi . Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz announced Wednesday he will retire after the 2016 season. Wednesday is also his 40th birthday...

    Bill Speros Written by Bill Speros about 9 months ago 14,077 reads 67 comments

  25. Settling the Josh Donaldson vs. Mike Trout AL MVP Debate, Once and for All

    There actually is a fish called a Donaldson Trout. According to a post on the website Trout Fishing Help , it's sometimes called "Super Trout." So there you have it...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 21,311 reads 72 comments