1. 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 8 months ago 18,280 reads 20 comments

  2. 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 8 months ago 25,562 reads 49 comments

  3. 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 8 months ago 13,072 reads 10 comments

  4. 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 8 months ago 519 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 4,881 reads 13 comments

  6. Bartolo Colon, R.A. Dickey Aim to Accelerate Braves' Promising Rebuild

    Bartolo Colon was a 20-year-old kid in 1994, already a promising prospect but too young and raw to help a Cleveland Indians team that was ready to win...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 8 months ago 17,303 reads 13 comments

  7. Bartolo Colon to Braves: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Bartolo Colon will pitch again in 2017 after the Atlanta Braves reportedly signed him to a free-agent contract Friday. Mark Bowman of MLB .com first reported word of the agreement...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 19,861 reads 54 comments

  8. R.A. Dickey to Braves: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Veteran pitcher R.A. Dickey signed a one-year deal with the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. The team announced the move and added there is also a club option for the 2018 season...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 months ago 15,722 reads 13 comments

  9. What Is Mets' Backup Plan to Save Offense If Yoenis Cespedes Leaves NY?

    To get Yoenis Cespedes in 2015, the New York Mets had to give up the guy who will probably be the American League 's Rookie of the Year (Michael Fulmer)...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 7,407 reads 5 comments

  10. Jon Niese's Contract Option Declined by Mets: Latest Comments, Reaction

    The New York Mets have reportedly declined the option of Jonathon Niese , ending the player's second stint with the franchise, per Jon Heyman of Today's Knuckleball and Matt Ehalt of the Record ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 months ago 715 reads 0 comments

  11. Fernando Rodney's Contract Option Declined by Marlins: Latest Details, Reaction

    The Miami Marlins declined their team option on reliever Francisco Rodney, making him an unrestricted free agent...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 months ago 247 reads 0 comments

  12. Charlie Morton's Contract Option Declined by Phillies: Latest Comments, Reaction

    The Philadelphia Phillies announced Thursday that they have declined to pick up the mutual option on pitcher Charlie Morton . Morton was set to earn a $9...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 months ago 643 reads 0 comments

  13. Jose Reyes' Contract Option Picked Up by Mets: Latest Details and Reaction

    After playing well in 60 games for the New York Mets in 2016, infielder Jose Reyes will be back with the team next season. Per Jon Heyman of TodaysKnuckleball...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 837 reads 0 comments

  14. Jay Bruce's Contract Option Picked Up by Mets: Latest Details and Reaction

    Outfielder Jay Bruce will reportedly return to the New York Mets in 2017 after his option was picked up by the team on Thursday , according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com and Jon Heyman of Today's Knuckleball...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 months ago 6,173 reads 13 comments

  15. Yusmeiro Petit's Contract Option Declined by Nationals: Latest Details, Reaction

    The Washington Nationals announced Thursday they are declining the $3 million club option in the contract of relief pitcher Yusmeiro Petit for 2017. In turn, he'll receive a $500,000 buyout and head into free agency...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 months ago 205 reads 0 comments

  16. Gio Gonzalez Contract Option Picked Up by Nationals: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Washington Nationals announced Thursday they are picking up the $12 million club option on the contract of starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez for 2017. William Ladson of MLB ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 months ago 2,271 reads 1 comments

  17. Ryan Howard's Contract Option Declined by Phillies: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The Philadelphia Phillies made a long-expected move Thursday, as they announced they have declined the 2017 club option on first baseman Ryan Howard 's contract, making him a free agent...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 months ago 13,570 reads 39 comments

  18. Jeurys Familia's Charges Dropped Following Arrest on Domestic Violence Charge

    New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia was arrested Oct. 31 on a domestic violence charge. Per Andrew Wyrich and Abbott Koloff of the Record on Nov...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 42,449 reads 0 comments

  19. Yoenis Cespedes Opts Out of Mets Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    Although there are two years remaining on his contract, New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes opted out of his deal on Saturday, per Today's Knuckleball's Jon Heyman . Heyman first reported the Cuban slugger would pass up $47...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 months ago 13,309 reads 56 comments

  20. Tim Tebow Records 1st Arizona Fall League Hit

    For all those hooked on the Arizona Fall League baseball during the ALCS and NLCS, you can rejoice in knowing that New York Mets prospect Tim Tebow 's drought is over...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 months ago 4,201 reads 2 comments

  21. Giancarlo Stanton, Teammates Honor Jose Fernandez with Mural in Brazil

    Three of Jose Fernandez's former teammates paid tribute to the fallen Miami Marlins pitcher with a mural in Rio de Janeiro. On September 25, Fernandez died at age 24 in a boating accident...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 months ago 4,792 reads 2 comments

  22. Nationals Fall Short in Playoffs Again as Clock Ticks on Window, Bryce Harper

    Another year, another dispiriting finish for the Washington Nationals . Yes, the Nats pushed the Los Angeles Dodgers to the maximum five games in the National League Division Series despite key injuries in the lineup and starting rotation...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 13,581 reads 31 comments

  23. Bryce Harper Pays Homage to Harambe Ahead of NLDS Game 5

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper apparently had more than just Game 5 of the National League Divisional Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on his mind during Thursday's batting practice...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 9 months ago 45,813 reads 26 comments

  24. Terry Collins Says 2017 Season May Be Last as Mets Manager

    Terry Collins won't commit to the New York Mets beyond the 2017 season. The 67-year-old manager said Thursday the upcoming season could be his last, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 months ago 8,095 reads 15 comments

  25. Tim Tebow Discusses Decision to Stay with Fan Who Suffered Seizure

    New York Mets outfielder Tim Tebow was signing autographs on Tuesday after an instructional league game in Scottsdale, Arizona , when a nearby fan suffered a seizure...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 28,340 reads 111 comments