1. 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 11 days ago 14,183 reads 26 comments

  2. 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 11 days ago 26,890 reads 62 comments

  3. 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 12 days ago 13,916 reads 18 comments

  4. 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 13 days ago 8,364 reads 18 comments

  5. 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 13 days ago 44,499 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 13 days ago 25,175 reads 44 comments

  7. 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 13 days ago 18,890 reads 73 comments

  8. 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 15 days ago 17,884 reads 49 comments

  9. 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 16 days ago 25,380 reads 49 comments

  10. 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 16 days ago 7,997 reads 32 comments

  11. 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 16 days ago 5,073 reads 3 comments

  12. 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 17 days ago 16,268 reads 13 comments

  13. 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 17 days ago 11,538 reads 68 comments

  14. 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 17 days ago 32,965 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 17 days ago 18,686 reads 37 comments

  16. 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 17 days ago 369 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 17 days ago 8,439 reads 24 comments

  18. 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 18 days ago 17,298 reads 97 comments

  19. 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 18 days ago 8,629 reads 8 comments

  20. 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 18 days ago 474,534 reads 1 comments

  21. 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 18 days ago 79,395 reads 74 comments

  22. J.D. Martinez Would Be Ideal Fit for Power-Starved Giants

    Before the San Francisco Giants ' run of even-year championships was killed by their bullpen at the end of 2016, it was wounded by their lack of power. Their leading home run hitter was Brandon Belt, who cranked just 17 homers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 19 days ago 17,823 reads 29 comments

  23. Terry Francona's 2nd Manager of the Year Award Pads Sterling Hall of Fame Resume

    Terry Francona would surely trade his American League Manager of the Year award — and presumably every other piece of hardware in his trophy case — for another crack at the 2016 World Series...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 19 days ago 4,488 reads 4 comments

  24. Young Fan Loses World Series Bet, Gets Tooth Yanked After Cubs Win

    Nothing good ever comes from a sports bet. One young fan learned the hard way. After the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years, he honored his promise to let his friends pull out a tooth...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 19 days ago 11,711 reads 7 comments

  25. MLB Megastar Mookie Betts Is Rare Master of All Trades

    You know those people who seem to excel at everything? Mookie Betts is one of them. He was always a baseball stud. This shouldn't come as much of a surprise with him hitting .318/...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 19 days ago 8,074 reads 8 comments