1. Reported Ken Giles Trade Adds Another Elite Talent to Astros' Youthful Contender

    The Houston Astros have reportedly acquired a piece that bolsters their youthful core and keeps them in line as a World Series contender r ight now, and maybe over the next couple of years...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 9 months ago 7,763 reads 21 comments

  2. Zachary Erwin, J.B. Wendelken to Athletics: Trade Details, Scouting Report

    The Chicago White Sox struggled to score runs last season, so they added some offense Wednesday in the form of third baseman Brett Lawrie...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 3,608 reads 5 comments

  3. Nori Aoki to Mariners: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    After a magnificent start to 2015 for the San Francisco Giants , outfielder Nori Aoki suffered a concussion and was unable to return to action for a prolonged period of time. San Francisco declined a $5...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 9 months ago 16,866 reads 29 comments

  4. Steve Clevenger to Mariners: Latest Trade Details and Scouting Report

    In a deal that sent Mark Trumbo to the Baltimore Orioles , the Seattle Mariners acquired utility man Steve Clevenger on Tuesday, per CBS Sports' Jon Heyman ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 months ago 685 reads 0 comments

  5. Jason Heyward Would Transform the Angels into a Defensive Juggernaut

    If the Kansas City Royals taught the world anything in going to the World Series in 2014 and winning the Commissioner's Trophy in 2015, it's that defense matters. Like, a lot. Apparently, the Los Angeles Angels were paying very close attention...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 20,257 reads 43 comments

  6. Geovany Soto to Angels: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Catchers generally get plenty of chances to prove themselves in Major League Baseball, and veteran backstop Geovany Soto now has a new lease on life after agreeing to a deal with the Los Angeles Angels in free agency...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 months ago 10,422 reads 9 comments

  7. Robinson Cano Is Still Good, but His $240M Megadeal Is Becoming an Albatross

    From the sound of things, you'd think Robinson Cano is the worst baseball player, the biggest whiner and the most despicable human being ever. In reality, he's not that bad of a guy...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 497,337 reads 73 comments

  8. Chris Iannetta to Mariners: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Seattle Mariners announced on Monday they have signed veteran catcher Chris Iannetta to a one-year deal. Contract terms weren’t disclosed, though Greg Johns of MLB ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 9 months ago 5,678 reads 9 comments

  9. Soft-Tossing Dallas Keuchel a Deserving Cy Young Winner in Hard-Throwing Times

    As a finesse left-hander whose average fastball doesn't even crack 90 miles per hour, Dallas Keuchel has no business winning a Cy Young in this day and age. But while we're on the topic, you'll never guess what Keuchel won Wednesday...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 8,136 reads 15 comments

  10. Rich Hill to Athletics: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Oakland Athletics are to sign free-agent left-handed pitcher Rich Hill to a one-year, $6 million contract, pending a physical, per Jane Lee of MLB .com...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 9 months ago 4,651 reads 6 comments

  11. Jeff Banister Wins AL Manager of the Year: Voting Results, Comments and Reaction

    After leading the Texas Rangers to the American League West title and a 21-win improvement from 2014, Jeff Banister was named the 2015 American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 4,087 reads 23 comments

  12. Carlos Correa Already in Fast Lane to Becoming MLB's Best Shortstop

    The Houston Astros stunned Major League Baseball when they drafted shortstop Carlos Correa with the first overall pick in 2012...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 9 months ago 9,930 reads 31 comments

  13. Leonys Martin to Mariners in 5-Player Deal: Latest Trade Details, Reaction

    After their center fielders finished 26th in WAR in 2015, per FanGraphs , the Seattle Mariners decided to upgrade their available options...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 49,206 reads 57 comments

  14. Andrelton Simmons Blockbuster Shows Angels Are Doubling Down on Win-Now Approach

    The first big shot of the 2015 MLB offseason has been fired, and the Los Angeles Angels pulled the trigger...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 35,938 reads 91 comments

  15. Colby Rasmus Accepts Astros' Qualifying Offer: Latest Contract Details, Reaction

    Colby Rasmus reignited his career as a member of the Houston Astros in 2015, so it's no surprise that the 29-year-old has decided to extend his stay with the franchise as the team confirmed on Friday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 13,130 reads 24 comments

  16. Andrelton Simmons Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Braves SS' Future

    Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is one of the smoothest fielders in the game and possesses a productive bat. But his time in Atlanta has run out, as he is reportedly on his way to the Los Angeles Angels ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 10 months ago 37,940 reads 155 comments

  17. Eric Chavez Joins Angels Front Office as Special Assistant to GM Billy Eppler

    The new Los Angeles Angels front office is working with a former adversary, as the American League West team has hired Eric Chavez ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 2,702 reads 5 comments

  18. Scott Servais Named Mariners Manager: Latest Details, Reaction

    Jerry Dipoto continues to put his stamp on the Seattle Mariners organization, as the new general manager has hired Scott Servais to succeed Lloyd McClendon as manager...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 10 months ago 18,888 reads 22 comments

  19. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Houston Astros

    It's not the ending anyone in Houston wanted, but there's no shame in losing the American League Championship Series to Kansas City in five games. Especially when your future is as bright as it is for the Astros, a team that wasn't supposed to be here...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 17,542 reads 53 comments

  20. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Texas Rangers

    Emotions in Texas are running high after the Rangers dropped a thrilling Game 5 in the American League Division Series to the Toronto Blue Jays , 6-3...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 13,364 reads 72 comments

  21. Rangers Score Go-Ahead Run vs. Blue Jays in Game 5 of ALDS on Controversial Call

    Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Toronto Blue Jays on what is being considered a controversial call...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 11 months ago 46,998 reads 45 comments

  22. Astros vs. Royals: Last-Minute News and Predictions for ALDS Game 5

    With Game 5 of the American League Division Series between the Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium fast approaching, it’s time to take a look at the latest news surrounding the win-or-go-home matchup...

    Tim Penman Written by Tim Penman about 11 months ago 3,838 reads 0 comments

  23. Mike Butcher, Don Baylor Fired by Angels: Latest Details and Reaction

    A year removed from winning an AL West title, the Los Angeles Angels are making changes to their coaching staff...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 months ago 17,235 reads 24 comments

  24. Cole Hamels' Clutch Postseason Legacy Will Be Put to Test in Game 5

    Once you've won a League Championship Series MVP and a World Series MVP, as Cole Hamels did in 2008 with the Philadelphia Phillies , that pretty much seals your postseason legacy...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 11 months ago 13,179 reads 23 comments

  25. Astros in Familiar Must-Win Territory After Blown Opportunity in Game 4

    For a few minutes, it looked like the Houston Astros were going to win Game 4 of the American League Division Series in a romp, which would've pushed them one step closer to the World Series...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 11,965 reads 57 comments