1. 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 2 months ago 3,249 reads 15 comments

  2. Peter Bourjos to Phillies: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Needing depth for their rebuilding roster in 2016, the Philadelphia Phillies claimed outfielder Peter Bourjos off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Jenifer Langosch of MLB ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 7,404 reads 10 comments

  3. Jose Torres to Padres: Latest Trade Details and Scouting Report

    Last year, the San Diego Padres systematically decimated their farm system in order to build a winning team. Now, general manager A.J. Preller is rebuilding that same farm system...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 2,206 reads 1 comments

  4. Mark McGwire Named Padres Bench Coach: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    After spending three years as the Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach, Mark McGwire is heading down Interstate 5 to become the bench coach for the San Diego Padres ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 6,284 reads 14 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 16,810 reads 29 comments

  6. SF Giants Can't Sit Back on Even-Year Mystique to Be 2016 Threats

    Because 2015 was an odd year, the San Francisco Giants ' having a down year was inevitable. As evidenced by their World Series titles in 2010, 2012 and 2014, even years are their jams...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 7,496 reads 26 comments

  7. Cubs Should Chase Jeff Samardzija-John Lackey Duo over Greinke

    The Chicago Cubs missed out on Jordan Zimmermann. Then they whiffed on David Price. Now they need to go hard after Zack Greinke, right? They just returned to relevance with a ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 months ago 21,121 reads 104 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 651 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 19,749 reads 44 comments

  10. Joba Chamberlain to Indians: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The most famous moment of Joba Chamberlain ’s baseball career came against the Cleveland Indians in the postseason. Now he hopes to help the franchise return to the playoffs for the first time since 2013...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 255 reads 0 comments

  11. Byung-Ho Park, Twins Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    Winning the bidding for South Korean star Byung-ho Park was only half the battle for the Minnesota Twins . On Tuesday, the Twins announced they have agree to a four-year contract with Park...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 16,022 reads 33 comments

  12. Dodgers to Pay MLB-Record $43.7 Million Luxury-Tax Penalty

    The Los Angeles Dodgers ' record-setting payroll in 2015 has also led to the franchise setting a new Major League Baseball record in luxury-tax penalties.      According to Bob Nightengale of  USA Today , after spending $298...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 13,463 reads 35 comments

  13. Biggest Takeaways from Dave Roberts' Introductory Press Conference with Dodgers

    The Los Angeles Dodgers officially appointed Dave Roberts as the team's new manager Tuesday, according to the organization's Twitter account , and the new skipper was made available to the press to discuss his hiring...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 6,415 reads 7 comments

  14. Aroldis Chapman Trade Would Give Dodgers Dominant 1-2 Late-Game Force

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have made no secret about their offseason pursuit of a front-of-the-rotation starter to pair with ace Clayton Kershaw, keeping them as legitimate World Series contenders...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 2 months ago 13,937 reads 23 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 28,934 reads 50 comments

  16. Barry Bonds Could Follow Big Mac's Path to Redemption with Marlins' Coaching Gig

    The story about Mark McGwire possibly becoming the San Diego Padres bench coach mentions the word "steroids" exactly once, four paragraphs into a 10-paragraph report. Maybe it's just not that big a deal anymore...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 2 months ago 10,925 reads 48 comments

  17. Jim Johnson Re-Signs with Braves: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Atlanta Braves announced Monday they have agreed to a one-year contract to bring back right-handed reliever Jim Johnson, who will earn $2.5 million in 2016, according to MLB ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 2 months ago 7,785 reads 14 comments

  18. Barry Bonds Named Miami Marlins Hitting Coach

    All-time MLB home run champion Barry Bonds has accepted an offer to be the Miami Marlins ' hitting coach, per Jon Morosi of Fox Sports...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 50,791 reads 105 comments

  19. Brayan Pena to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The St. Louis Cardinals announced Monday they signed free-agent catcher Brayan Pena to a two-year contract. According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , Pena's contract is worth $5 million...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 10,012 reads 25 comments

  20. Jordan Zimmermann's $110M Deal Is Good Move to Kick Off Tigers' Latest Revamp

    Last winter, the Washington Nationals signed a front-line starter away from the Detroit Tigers . On Sunday, the Tigers returned the favor — and kicked off their latest revamp in earnest...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 months ago 19,423 reads 63 comments

  21. Byung-ho Park: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Free-Agent 1B

    South Korean slugger Byung-ho Park figured to draw a lot of MLB attention, with the Minnesota Twins winning the bidding rights to negotiate with the 29-year-old. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 17,620 reads 35 comments

  22. Yasiel Puig Investigated by MLB After Miami Bar Incident

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is facing an investigation from Major League Baseball after he was reportedly involved in a brawl at a bar and allegedly shoved his sister...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 40,978 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 2 months ago 24,640 reads 85 comments

  24. Brett Lawrie Traded to Chicago White Sox for Prospects

    After just one season as a member of the Oakland Athletics , infielder Brett Lawrie has been traded to the Chicago White Sox for pitchers Zack Erwin and J.B. Wendelken, according to the White Sox's official Twitter feed ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 31,104 reads 69 comments

  25. Aroldis Chapman's Value Remains Unchanged by the Craig Kimbrel Trade

    Aroldis Chapman has created quite the market for himself. Triple-digit fastballs on the regular, an ERA and FIP living below 2...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 2 months ago 8,194 reads 22 comments