As this odd hot stove season lingers on, we crunched the numbers to see who benefits most the later into the offseason contract negotiations take place.
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Yu Darvish is right for Wrigley, while J.D. Martinez might want to think twice about Boston. With big names still available, here is the best fit for each free agent.
We dust off our crystal ball for our annual glimpse into one extreme -- though not completely implausible -- season in the Bronx.
The Baltimore Orioles said they would entertain trade offers for Manny Machado, but no deal has been struck. So the sides avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal for $16 million, a source tells ESPN's Jerry Crasnick.
Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer
Manny Machado reached agreement with the Baltimore Orioles on a one-year, $16 million contract Friday afternoon to avoid a salary arbitration hearing in February. Machado will be eligible for free agency after the 2018 season.
Orioles closer Zach Britton, who is likely to miss the start of the 2018 season after rupturing his Achilles tendon in December, agreed to a $12M deal, according to reports.
Morris had a long career but was never dominant. What does that mean for pitchers like Mike Mussina and Curt Schilling making it to Cooperstown?
Friday will be the busiest day of the offseason, with Baltimore's Manny Machado, Toronto's Josh Donaldson and the Cubs' Kris Bryant among the more than 170 players headed to arbitration.
The Cardinals landed a big Fish for their outfield, while other top performers -- including last year's No. 1 -- sunk.
Starting with guys such as Nolan Arenado and Kris Bryant, third is stocked with top performers, but they can't all be No. 1. And where's Manny Machado?
The Astros' all-world infielder is the clear choice for No. 1. But beyond him, the competition gets fierce.
Where future Hall of Famers used to dominate, a younger group of power hitters has pushed its way into the ranks of baseball's best.
The pace of this offseason has been positively glacial. We examine the reasons so many free agents are still unsigned -- and make predictions for the coming thaw.
Big-ticket moves have been few and far between this offseason, but that hasn't stopped some clubs from helping their playoff chances, while others have fallen behind the pack.
A Japanese sensation who landed in L.A. A Miami MVP shipped to the Bronx. A D.C. superstar on the cusp of free agency. All are among the players, managers, executives, agents and, um, commissioners, on our list of MLBers to watch in 2018.
Now that we've laid out the criteria for what makes a baseball season memorable, we put 2017 to the test.
From the very first World Series to the Cubs' first title in more than a century, we look back through the lens of history to list the stories, teams, players and plays that made their mark on MLB forever.
Digging into the reasons why some not-so-obvious teams could contend next year, could the Phillies have a chance to put themselves in the postseason mix after a 66-win 2017 season?
If there's any lesson to be learned from Baltimore not dealing its star closer before his injury, it's this: Act now, while supplies last. Every O must go: After losing Zach Britton, it's time for Orioles to trade Manny Machado
If there's any lesson to be learned from Baltimore not dealing its star closer before his injury, it's this: Act now, while supplies last.
Manny Machado has been the focus of widespread trade speculation since last week's winter meetings, but Orioles general manager Dan Duquette says the team will take the third baseman off the market if the offers don't get better.
Orioles left-hander Zach Britton ruptured his Achilles tendon and will be sidelined at least six months.
If the free-agent slugger is looking for a one-year deal to drive up his stock, the Yankees are among three landing spots that might do the trick.
With a group of superteams looking to rule MLB, which clubs need to skip throwing good money after bad while trying to keep up and should start long-term rebuilds?
Almost everyone could use the O's star, but only a few clubs have enough to land him. From one-year rentals to long-term homes, here are the best fits.