1. Joe Girardi Comments on Roles of Aroldis Chapman, Alex Rodriguez and More

    In a little over a month, pitchers and catchers will report to Tampa, Florida , for the New York Yankees ' spring training. Manager Joe Girardi is already figuring out how he'll shuffle around the pitching staff and starting lineup...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 30,313 reads 31 comments

  2. It's Time for MLB Superstar Manny Machado to Become a $100 Million Man

    Most of the offseason headlines surrounding the Baltimore Orioles have focused on their high-priced game of chicken with first baseman Chris Davis...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 13,063 reads 21 comments

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

    Jose Bautista is among the many impending Toronto Blue Jays free agents first-year general manager Ross Atkins must deal with by this time next year, and contract discussions ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 4 months ago 15,665 reads 26 comments

  4. How Does Star-Studded AL East Stack Up After Flurry of Offseason Splashes?

    We're now less than 90 days away from Opening Day of the 2016 Major League Baseball season, and among the things that seem certain right now is this: The AL East is pretty loaded...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 24,698 reads 165 comments

  5. Will Chapman-Miller-Betances Trio Really Mask Yankees' Other Weaknesses?

    For most of the last two years, the New York Yankees specialized in acquisitions that were anything but flashy. Many were useful and some were surprisingly good, but none of them screamed, "Look at us!" Trading for Aroldis Chapman did...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 4 months ago 20,785 reads 121 comments

  6. Frank Malzone, Former Red Sox Star, Dies at Age 85

    Former MLB third baseman Frank Malzone, who made six All-Star teams with the Boston Red Sox , died Tuesday. He was 85. The Red Sox confirmed Malzone's death on their Twitter feed...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 6,328 reads 6 comments

  7. Yankees' Aroldis Chapman Deal Opens Door to Epic Bullpen or Bigger Winter

    What? Did you think the New York Yankees were going to steer clear of star players all winter? Guess again, friend. The Yankees have gone and acquired a rather big star...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 77,627 reads 233 comments

  8. 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 4 months ago 186,221 reads 348 comments

  9. 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 4 months ago 72,609 reads 164 comments

  10. 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 4 months ago 9,180 reads 42 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 36,653 reads 191 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 4,396 reads 7 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 55,765 reads 87 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 16,802 reads 26 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 18,747 reads 21 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 48,484 reads 160 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 32,789 reads 54 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 7,133 reads 27 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 24,169 reads 37 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 26,014 reads 70 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 3,384 reads 15 comments

  22. 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 5 months ago 19,825 reads 44 comments

  23. 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 5 months ago 29,030 reads 50 comments

  24. 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 5 months ago 24,669 reads 85 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 25,160 reads 34 comments