1. Top Potential Ian Kinsler Suitors, Trade Packages

    The hot-stove rumor mill has made it clear that the Detroit Tigers have all their star players on the table. Miguel Cabrera. Justin Verlander. J.D. and Victor Martinez. And then there's arguably their most attractive trade chip: Ian Kinsler ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 39,957 reads 45 comments

  2. Sean Rodriguez to Braves: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Atlanta Braves added one of the most versatile players in baseball Thursday by signing Sean Rodriguez to a two-year deal, the team announced on Wednesday...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 19,231 reads 23 comments

  3. Kenley Jansen Would Be Classic Head-Scratching Move for Adrift Marlins Franchise

    Kenley Jansen is one of the best relief pitchers in baseball. By definition, he'll improve any club that signs him. He doesn't make sense for every team, however, financially or strategically, including the Miami Marlins ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 18,258 reads 20 comments

  4. Former Dodgers Pitcher Ralph Branca Dies at 90

    Longtime Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca died Wednesday at the age of 90. Bobby Valentine, a former MLB manager and husband to Branca's daughter, Mary, announced the ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 5,054 reads 7 comments

  5. Rich Hill Signing Would Be Great Yankees Fit for Both Present and Future

    The New York Yankees need a starting pitcher. In past winters, that would have led to their going after only the best options, and damn the cost! But since they need to be smart this winter, let's help point them toward Rich Hill...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 14,427 reads 26 comments

  6. Would Evan Longoria Trade Actually Make the Los Angeles Dodgers Better?

    It's November. That means turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and Evan Longoria to the Los Angeles Dodgers rumors. Here's one, courtesy of MLB Network's Jon Morosi: OK, that's less a rumor and more informed speculation...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 27,314 reads 62 comments

  7. Jason Castro to Twins: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Veteran catcher Jason Castro reached an agreement on Nov. 22 with the Minnesota Twins on a new contract. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports cited a source and reported the news...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 14,152 reads 18 comments

  8. Should the Orioles Sell High on Uber-Closer Zach Britton?

    Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton didn't win the American League Cy Young Award. He didn't even finish among the top three, much to the consternation of his skipper...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 8,492 reads 18 comments

  9. Rangers Prospects Reportedly Questioned for Alleged Sexual Assault of Teammate

    Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan reported Monday that authorities in the Dominican Republic are investigating allegations that a group of Texas Rangers prospects sexually assaulted an underage teammate in a "hazing incident...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 45,452 reads 0 comments

  10. Andrew McCutchen Is the Forgotten Superstar on the MLB Trade Market

    There's a club of major league superstars so exclusive it has just two members. To get in requires a number of recent top-five finishes in Most Valuable Player voting. One year won't do—sorry, Bryce Harper—and neither will two...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 4 months ago 25,477 reads 43 comments

  11. Is Aroldis Chapman or Dexter Fowler More Critical to Cubs' 2017 Repeat Push?

    Let's pretend for just a moment that Theo Epstein isn't some sort of divine power, which, if you polled those in Chicago, is the pervasive feeling since baseball underwent its version of an apocalypse: a Chicago Cubs World Series win...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 4 months ago 19,064 reads 73 comments

  12. Brett Cecil to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Free-agent relief pitcher Brett Cecil will have a new home for the first time in his eight-year MLB career, as he signed a four-year deal with the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 18,104 reads 49 comments

  13. The Braves Shouldn't Be the Team to Break the Prospect Bank for Chris Sale

    The Atlanta Braves seem to have a Chris Sale obsession. I say we stage an intervention before it gets any worse. Who's with me? OK, maybe some concessions are in order first...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 25,506 reads 49 comments

  14. Andrew Cashner to Rangers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Andrew Cashner turned in arguably the worst season of his career in 2016, but the Texas Rangers took a chance on him Friday to the tune of a one-year, $10 million contract...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 8,137 reads 32 comments

  15. Kris Bryant Joins Dustin Pedroia, Cal Ripken in Elite Category After Winning MVP

    Kris Bryant won the NL MVP on Thursday, joining Dustin Pedroia and Cal Ripken as the only players in MLB history to win Rookie of the Year, MVP and a World Series within their first two seasons...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 4 months ago 5,260 reads 3 comments

  16. McCann, Reddick Give Houston Strong Vets to Help Push Young Astros Over the Hump

    On Thursday, the Houston Astros sent a message to their fanbase, and it was loud and clear: We want to get back. Back on track. Back to the postseason. Back into position as one of baseball's up-and-coming contenders...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 16,336 reads 13 comments

  17. Mike Trout Is Bull's-Eye Choice for AL MVP as MLB's Consensus Best Player

    It feels like an upset that   Mike Trout  won the American League MVP. That says enough about where the baseball world is. Or rather, where it's been...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 11,596 reads 68 comments

  18. Justin Verlander Defends Kate Upton's Tweets Regarding MLB Cy Young Award Loss

    Kate Upton, the fiancee of Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander , expressed her frustration with this year's American League Cy Young voting Wednesday when it was announced Boston ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 33,280 reads 0 comments

  19. Josh Reddick to Astros: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Veteran outfielder Josh Reddick has reached an agreement with the Houston Astros , Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported Thursday. Passan noted the deal is for $52 million over four seasons...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 18,885 reads 36 comments

  20. MLB, Rangers Investigating Alleged Sexual Assault Involving Academy Players

    Major League Baseball and the Texas Rangers are reportedly investigating an alleged sexual assault involving multiple players at the Rangers' academy in the Dominican Republic. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal first reported on Nov...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 394 reads 0 comments

  21. Athletics Owner Lew Wolff Steps Down: Latest Details, Reaction

    Oakland Athletics managing partner and co-owner Lew Wolff is stepping down. According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle , Athletics primary owner John Fisher will be taking over Wolff's role...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 8,531 reads 24 comments

  22. Rick Porcello Is Worthy of Cy Young, but How Did Justin Verlander Lose?

    Justin Verlander won the popular vote, which is worth about as much this week as it was last week. There's a system for these elections, and we all have to come together and accept Rick Porcello as our 2016 American League Cy Young winner...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 4 months ago 17,627 reads 97 comments

  23. Max Scherzer Joins Rarefied Air with AL, NL Cy Young Double Dip

    Max Scherzer has thrown no-hitters. He's struck out 20 batters in a game. On Wednesday, he joined a club that counts Gaylord Perry, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Roger Clemens and Roy Halladay as its only other members...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 13,052 reads 10 comments

  24. Kate Upton Comments on Fiance Justin Verlander Not Winning MLB Cy Young Award

    Major League Baseball announced Boston Red Sox ace Rick Porcello won the 2016 American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday, which left Detroit Tigers hurler Justin Verlander in second place...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 475,518 reads 1 comments

  25. Cubs Owner Tom Ricketts Comments on Winning World Series, Steve Bartman, More

    Few championships have meant more to a franchise than the Chicago Cubs ' 2016 World Series title. After 108 years without a title and 61 years since its last pennant, the team ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 79,445 reads 74 comments