1. Has MLB Reached the Era of the $100 Million Reliever?

    It's a good time to be a bullpen ace. First, there was the 2016 postseason, when the Cleveland Indians' Andrew Miller won the American League Championship Series MVP award with ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 24 days ago 12,891 reads 19 comments

  2. 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 24 days ago 17,967 reads 29 comments

  3. 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 24 days ago 4,496 reads 4 comments

  4. MLB Manager of the Year 2016: AL and NL Winners, Voting Results and Reaction

    After overcoming different types of adversity with their teams in the 2016 season, Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians and Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers were named ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 24 days ago 8,055 reads 17 comments

  5. Dave Roberts Wins 2016 NL Manager of the Year Award: Voting Results and Comments

    The San Diego Padres didn't think Dave Roberts was good enough to be their manager. Unfortunately, that turned out to be a godsend for one of their bitter rivals...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 24 days ago 6,787 reads 37 comments

  6. Terry Francona Wins 2016 AL Manager of the Year Award: Voting Results, Comments

    Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona won the 2016 American League Manager of the Year award Tuesday. Per the BBWAA voting results , Francona garnered 22 first-place votes ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 24 days ago 1,656 reads 7 comments

  7. Sonny Gray Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Athletics SP

    Sonny Gray is coming off a disastrous 2016 season, though that's not stopping the Oakland Athletics right-hander from generating interest on the trade market. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 24 days ago 2,850 reads 6 comments

  8. Yoenis Cespedes, Jose Abreu Named as Witnesses in Smuggling Trial

    Major League Baseball All-Stars Yoenis Cespedes and Jose Abreu are among the names listed on a witness list for a trial against agent Bartolo Hernandez and his associate, Julio Estrada, for smuggling Cuban baseball players into the United States...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 25 days ago 15,078 reads 1 comments

  9. MLB Free Agents 2017: Rumors, Predictions for Josh Reddick, Carlos Beltran, More

    Major League Baseball's signing season hasn't ramped up just yet, but there's plenty of chatter floating around that could serve as a good indicator of where several of the market's most coveted players will land...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 25 days ago 5,310 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 25 days ago 11,720 reads 7 comments

  11. 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 25 days ago 8,161 reads 8 comments

  12. Chris Sale Reportedly Traded to Boston Red Sox

    Chris Sale's 2016 season was turbulent at times, and the Chicago White Sox have reportedly moved on, sending the pitcher to the Boston Red Sox...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 25 days ago 134,165 reads 147 comments

  13. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Offseason Week 3 News, Rumors and Speculation

    The general consensus when it comes to building a Major League Baseball team is that you do so up the middle, prioritizing catcher, second base, shortstop and center field—along with pitching—before anything else...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 25 days ago 34,276 reads 92 comments

  14. Justin Verlander's Cy Young-Level 2016 Gives Tigers Golden Trade Opportunity

    There's a one-in-three chance Justin Verlander will win the American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday. Two things will happen if he does...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 25 days ago 18,171 reads 29 comments

  15. Corey Seager Fulfills Top MLB Prospect Destiny as Unanimous Rookie of the Year

    When you're also up for the Most Valuable Player Award, winning Rookie of the Year is a mere formality. Still, Corey Seager will take it. And if you're just now joining us, he did...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 25 days ago 10,273 reads 12 comments

  16. MLB Rookies of the Year 2016: AL and NL Winners, Voting Results and Reaction

    Corey Seager and Mike Fulmer need to clear room on their mantles for some new hardware. On Monday, the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 25 days ago 9,344 reads 13 comments

  17. Michael Fulmer Wins 2016 AL Rookie of the Year Award: Voting Results, Comments

    Michael Fulmer of the Detroit Tigers was named the 2016 American League Rookie of the Year on Monday. He beat out fellow finalists Gary Sanchez of the New York Yankees and Tyler Naquin of the Cleveland Indians for the honor...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 25 days ago 2,900 reads 10 comments

  18. Early Odds for Top Prospects Who Will Battle for 2017 MLB Rookie of the Year

    The 2016 MLB Rookie of the Year awards were handed out Monday night, making this the perfect time to look ahead to who might make up next year's crop of candidates for the honor...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 25 days ago 23,655 reads 30 comments

  19. Corey Seager Wins 2016 NL Rookie of the Year Award: Voting Results and Comments

    Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager was named the National League Rookie of the Year on Monday. MLB .com announced he was the unanimous pick...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 25 days ago 4,882 reads 22 comments

  20. Neil Walker Accepts Mets' Qualifying Offer: Contract Details, Reaction

    Second baseman Neil Walker will return to Citi Field to continue his stint with the New York Mets after accepting the team's $17.2 million qualifying offer, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported Monday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 25 days ago 319 reads 0 comments

  21. Jose Abreu Opts Out of White Sox Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu opted out of the final three years of his six-year, $68 million deal with the team Monday, according to CSN Chicago's Dan Hayes ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 25 days ago 12,154 reads 9 comments

  22. Jeremy Hellickson Accepts Phillies' Qualifying Offer: Contract Details, Reaction

    After having his best season while with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2016, Jeremy Hellickson has decided to extend that partnership by accepting the team's $17.2 million qualifying offer...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 25 days ago 4,608 reads 13 comments

  23. Mark Trumbo: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Free-Agent OF

    Free-agent slugger Mark Trumbo is coming off a career season, which will only drive up his value on the market this winter. Continue for updates. Cardinals Potential Trumbo Suitor Friday, Dec...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 26 days ago 18,244 reads 17 comments

  24. Jay Bruce Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Mets Star

    New York Mets outfielder Jay Bruce has been the subject of trade rumors this MLB offseason, as the club is looking to shape its outfield after re-signing Yoenis Cespedes. Continue for updates...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 26 days ago 13,651 reads 17 comments

  25. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Andrew McCutchen, Miguel Cabrera, More

    Hot-stove season is upon us, which means trade rumors are starting to fly at a fast and furious pace as teams across Major League Baseball seek to retool their rosters and gear up for title runs in 2017...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 26 days ago 7,306 reads 0 comments