1. 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 3 months ago 4,634 reads 6 comments

  2. Brandon Crawford's Big-Money Extension a Win-Win for Him, Giants

    In the span of eight days, Brandon Crawford became the most decorated San Francisco Giants shortstop in franchise history, and he also became its richest...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 3 months ago 8,207 reads 19 comments

  3. Joe Maddon's Cocky, Loose Persona Was Perfect for Young Cubs Stars

    Joe Maddon entered a den full of untested Cubbies. Now, after his first season at the helm, they're all grown up. No, Chicago didn't bust its legendary World Series drought...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 4,787 reads 21 comments

  4. Joe Maddon Wins NL Manager of the Year: Voting Results, Comments and Reaction

    After winning Manager of the Year two times with the Tampa Bay Rays , Joe Maddon brought his magic to the Chicago Cubs and was named 2015 National League Manager of the Year...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 8,795 reads 88 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 4,075 reads 23 comments

  6. Jose Fernandez Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Marlins SP's Future

    Jose Fernandez has proved to be one of the best young pitchers in baseball. While rumors have suggested he could be available in trade talks, the Miami Marlins claim they have no intention of moving their ace...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 226,148 reads 390 comments

  7. David Ortiz Confirms Intention to Retire at End of 2016 Season

    Three-time World Series champion and Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz is planning to retire from baseball after the 2016 season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 39,142 reads 153 comments

  8. Cy Young or Not, Jake Arrieta Achieved Pitching Perfection in 2015

    The shame of the 2015 National League Cy Young race is that only one pitcher can win it. Really, the award wouldn't be misplaced on any of the three finalists' mantelpieces...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 18,675 reads 59 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 9,852 reads 36 comments

  10. Kris Bryant Wins 2015 NL Rookie of the Year: Voting Results, Comments, Reaction

    Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs was announced as the 2015 National League Rookie of the Year on Monday as chosen by the Baseball Writers' Association of America: ESPN ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 13,688 reads 67 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 49,165 reads 57 comments

  12. Todd Frazier Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Reds 3B's Future

    Add Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier to the ever-growing list of All-Stars reportedly available on this winter's trade market. C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reported that the Reds are "shopping Frazier heavily...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 90,481 reads 113 comments

  13. Braves' Next Blockbuster Move Could Be Trading Freeman, Teheran

    The Atlanta Braves started the process a year ago. The plan, wisely implemented and shrewdly executed by a new front-office regime led by president of baseball operations John ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 3 months ago 16,837 reads 49 comments

  14. Kris Bryant's Runaway NL ROY Season Just the Tip of the Iceberg

    The Rookie of the Year is about performance, not potential. Geovany Soto can finish ahead of Joey Votto , and Chris Coghlan can win in a year when Andrew McCutchen was also eligible...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 3 months ago 23,972 reads 24 comments

  15. Potential Freddie Freeman Trade Has to Be Perfect for Braves

    Brace yourselves, Atlanta Braves fans. Another franchise player might be about to make his exit. Less than a week after the Braves traded slick-fielding shortstop Andrelton Simmons ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 26,279 reads 128 comments

  16. Freddie Freeman Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Braves 1B's Future

    Atlanta Braves star first baseman Freddie Freeman has reportedly been mentioned in trade discussions. Continue for updates. Braves, Astros Reportedly Discussed Blockbuster Trade Involving Freeman Wednesday, Nov...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 109,129 reads 172 comments

  17. Why Now Is Not the Right Time for the Mets to Trade Matt Harvey

    When it comes to the New York Mets , two things are very clear: They have the best starting pitching staff in baseball...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 3 months ago 20,705 reads 89 comments

  18. Jeremy Hellickson to Phillies: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired right-handed starter Jeremy Hellickson from the Arizona Diamondbacks for right-handed prospect Sam McWilliams, according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 3 months ago 26,699 reads 25 comments

  19. Craig Kimbrel Trade Just Beginning for Red Sox as Farm Still Stacked to the Brim

    Given his history of wheeling and dealing, it was a matter of when, not if, Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski would make his first big winter trade...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 72,175 reads 195 comments

  20. After Lackluster 2015, San Diego Padres Press on and Must Stay Active

    It appears San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller is back to his old tricks. After making a series of blockbuster trades last offseason, Preller just made two trades ...

    Tim Penman Written by Tim Penman about 3 months ago 1,875 reads 4 comments

  21. Brett Anderson Accepts Dodgers' Qualifying Offer: Contract Details, Reaction

    Coming off his most productive season in years, Brett Anderson has decided to stick with the Los Angeles Dodgers . According to ESPN's Buster Olney , Anderson has accepted the Dodgers' qualifying offer...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 5,472 reads 47 comments

  22. Marco Estrada, Blue Jays Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    The Toronto Blue Jays and starting pitcher Marco Estrada agreed to a two-year, $26 million contract Friday, according to Shi Davidi and Mike Wilner of Sportsnet. Estrada saw his one-year, $3...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 6,108 reads 31 comments

  23. Matt Wieters Accepts Orioles' Qualifying Offer: Contract Details, Reaction

    Matt Wieters is staying with the only Major League Baseball organization he knows. The catcher elected to re-sign with the Baltimore Orioles on Friday by accepting his one-year qualifying offer, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 13,247 reads 24 comments

  24. Title-Hopeful Dodgers Should Go All In, Sign Both Zack Greinke and David Price

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the market for starting pitching, and word is they're willing to go big. They either want to re-sign Zack Greinke or, failing that, sign David Price instead...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 25,849 reads 88 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 35,878 reads 95 comments