1. Edinson Volquez Reportedly Agrees to 2-Year Contract with Marlins

    Although Edinson Volquez is coming off an underwhelming 2016 campaign, that didn't stop the Miami Marlins from reportedly signing the free-agent starting pitcher...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 12 days ago 4,988 reads 12 comments

  2. Predictions for the 2016 MLB Winter Meetings, 1 Week Out

    Generally speaking, the annual winter meetings are when the MLB offseason really takes off. While we've already seen a handful of notable free-agent signings and a few significant ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 13 days ago 48,019 reads 27 comments

  3. MLB Trade Rumors: Analyzing Latest Buzz on Zack Greinke, Brian Dozier and More

    The MLB hot stove has largely underwhelmed with the offseason heading into its third week. A blockbuster trade could provide some excitement this winter...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 13 days ago 20,540 reads 21 comments

  4. Win-Win Trade Ideas for Every Top MLB Chip on the 2016-17 Market

    We can break down trades in a simple way: Their idea is to make both teams better. There are teams currently in rebuild mode that hold elite players under contract, and other teams looking to contend in 2017 could use those aforementioned players...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 13 days ago 61,907 reads 149 comments

  5. Top Potential Zack Greinke Suitors, Trade Packages

    What a difference a year makes. Last winter, Zack Greinke was baseball's reigning ERA king and arguably the offseason's hottest free-agent commodity. The Los Angeles Dodgers wanted him back ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 13 days ago 33,841 reads 26 comments

  6. Complete 2016 Arizona Fall League Update with Breakout Stars, Disappointments

    The 2016 Arizona Fall League has come to an end, with the Mesa Solar Sox winning it all, besting the Surprise Saguaros 6-1 in the AFL Championship Game . But the AFL isn't about teams with excellent nicknames or championships...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 14 days ago 2,741 reads 0 comments

  7. Top MLB-Ready Prospects Who'll Benefit Most from the Offseason Frenzy

    The focus of MLB offseason conversations is generally on what players teams could potentially add to fill areas of need, but often times the answer is already in-house...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 15 days ago 21,095 reads 26 comments

  8. Pablo Sandoval Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Red Sox 3B

    Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval hasn't lived up to the expectations of his big contract and could be on the move because of that, with his former team the San Francisco Giants being rumored as a potential suitor...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 15 days ago 35,235 reads 78 comments

  9. Odds of All 30 MLB Teams' Hottest Offseason Rumor Becoming Reality

    With the MLB offseason in full swing, the hot stove seemingly provides us with a handful of new rumors to discuss on a daily basis...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 15 days ago 126,196 reads 52 comments

  10. 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 16 days ago 39,672 reads 45 comments

  11. Impact MLB Offseason Moves Teams Should Pull the Trigger on ASAP

    Thanksgiving is behind us (belch), and the winter meetings kick off Dec. 4, but MLB 's hot stove is lukewarm at best. Sure, a few meaningful deals have gone down...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 16 days ago 59,924 reads 93 comments

  12. 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 17 days ago 19,135 reads 23 comments

  13. Taijuan Walker to Diamondbacks for Jean Segura: Latest Trade Details, Reaction

    The Seattle Mariners agreed to trade starting pitcher Taijuan Walker to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday as part of a five-player trade...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 17 days ago 30,161 reads 87 comments

  14. 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 17 days ago 18,227 reads 20 comments

  15. Best 2016-17 MLB Free-Agency Fallback Options, Position by Position

    Any good baseball executive enters free agency with more than one plan in mind. Even the best of baseball operations departments cannot predict what a player may decide...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 18 days ago 10,547 reads 14 comments

  16. 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 18 days ago 5,006 reads 7 comments

  17. Updated Predictions for Where MLB's Top 15 Remaining Free Agents Will Land

    We're less than a month into the Hot Stove League and, already, five of the MLB free agents that appeared on our initial Top 25 Big Board at the end of September have come off the market...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 18 days ago 66,508 reads 93 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Analyzing Buzz on Andrew McCutchen, Ian Kinsler and More

    Free agency gets all the headlines this time of year in Major League Baseball, but a dreadful crop of talent for all 30 teams to choose from should boost interest and activity in the trade market over the winter...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 18 days ago 4,013 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 18 days ago 14,394 reads 26 comments

  20. Creating a United States Team That Can Win the 2017 World Baseball Classic

    The World Baseball Classic is back —or it will be this spring, with the fourth installment of the international baseball tournament scheduled to kick off on Mar. 6 and the championship game slated for Mar...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 18 days ago 13,920 reads 55 comments

  21. 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 18 days ago 27,122 reads 62 comments

  22. 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 18 days ago 22,857 reads 71 comments

  23. 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 18 days ago 32,887 reads 42 comments

  24. 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 18 days ago 14,053 reads 18 comments

  25. 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 19 days ago 1,713 reads 0 comments