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 1 month ago 14,417 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 1 month ago 27,248 reads 62 comments

  3. It's Time to Take the Threat of an MLB Lockout Seriously

    It's been 21 years since Major League Baseball exited its last work stoppage. Oh, how I'd love to tack an "and counting" on the end of that sentence. Instead, time may be counting down to baseball's next work stoppage...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 22,877 reads 71 comments

  4. MLB, MLBPA Agree on New 5-Year CBA Deal

    Major League Baseball owners and players have agreed upon a new collective bargaining agreement ahead of the Thursday expiration of the current deal. Continue for updates. MLBPA, MLB Reach Agreement on New CBA Wednesday, Nov...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 32,950 reads 42 comments

  5. 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 1 month ago 14,105 reads 18 comments

  6. MLB Teams That Could Surprise with Huge 2016-17 Offseason Splashes

    Like the action on the field, Major League Baseball doesn't always follow the offseason script outsiders anticipate. Big-market clubs don't always make the biggest splashes...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 1 month ago 1,756 reads 0 comments

  7. MLB Free Agents 2017: Rumors and Predictions for Biggest Stars

    Major League Baseball's offseason has already seen some action, but things will pick up after Thanksgiving as every team and free agent prepares for the winter meetings in December...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 15,059 reads 0 comments

  8. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Offseason Week 4 News, Rumors and Speculation

    It's only fitting that the trade chatter on baseball's rumor mill has begun to look like the dinner table at Thanksgiving: A veritable smorgasbord of options to choose from for us ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 2,110 reads 0 comments

  9. Jose Quintana, Not Chris Sale, Is Top MLB Offseason Trade Target

    In a winter during which aces are in short supply, the hot-stove trade market seems to revolve around Chris Sale. And he's not even the best thing on the market...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 19,973 reads 56 comments

  10. Justin Verlander Trade Would Propel Red Sox to the Top of AL Hierarchy

    Justin Verlander and Boston Red Sox fans may not be on the best terms right now. After Verlander lost the American League Cy Young Award to Boston sinkerballer Rick Porcello, Verlander's ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 40,299 reads 75 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 8,476 reads 18 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 45,311 reads 0 comments

  13. 2017 BBWAA Hall of Fame Ballot Released

    The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) released its 2017 Hall of Fame ballot Monday, and Jeff Bagwell, Trevor Hoffman, Tim Raines, Vladimir Guerrero, Manny Ramirez, ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 11,505 reads 18 comments

  14. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Chris Sale, Chris Archer and More

    Major League Baseball has officially begun its descent into winter in the early portions of the offseason. But the hot stove is growing warmer with some big names popping up in the trade market...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 20,303 reads 32 comments

  15. 2017 MLB Free Agents: Rumors and Predictions for Hottest Available Players

    Now that MLB teams drew first blood in the offseason's free-agency market, expect the floodgates to soon open...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 82,652 reads 53 comments

  16. All 30 MLB Teams' Best Trade Assets for the 2016-17 Offseason

    The early stages of the MLB offseason are generally filled with speculation as to where the top free agents might sign and rumors as to which players are expected to be available on the trade market...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 69,680 reads 58 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 25,451 reads 43 comments

  18. 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 1 month ago 19,037 reads 73 comments

  19. Elite MLB Prospects Who Are Linchpins in Possible Blockbuster Winter Trades

    This year's MLB offseason is shaping up to be a busy one on the trade market as teams turn their attention to potential blockbuster deals to offset one of the weakest free-agent markets in recent memory...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 26,882 reads 27 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 18,067 reads 49 comments

  21. Surprise Potential Suitors for the Top 2016-17 MLB Offseason Names

    Offseason rumors tend to look like a stock car race. There are early front-runners, of course. And those teams linked to players in the early stages of the offseason do, quite frequently, end up acquiring said player...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 2 months ago 44,927 reads 47 comments

  22. Esurance MLB Awards 2016 Results: Winners and Twitter Reaction

    Major League Baseball's 2016 season officially came to an end on Friday night with Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout taking home top honors as the best major leaguer at the Esurance MLB Awards show...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 23,155 reads 34 comments

  23. 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 2 months ago 25,460 reads 49 comments

  24. 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 2 months ago 8,096 reads 32 comments

  25. 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 2 months ago 5,243 reads 3 comments