Manny Machado finds comfort at shortstop as he prepares for his next big move
Getting ready for his last season in Baltimore before free agency, the Orioles star is taking on multiple challenges -- a switch back to his old position, and a new focus on his future.
Players ready to crush their 2018 projections
Players primed to surpass their predicted performances include greats with something left and some -- like Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber -- finally ready to live up to expectations.
Kershaw's remarkable career to date.
Clayton Kershaw first decade in the big leagues has been filled with many accolades. Take a look at some of his best accomplishments as a Dodger.
Olney: Why some young players may increasingly jump at long-term offers
After seeing too many peers leave money behind during this harsh free-agency period, more players might grab guaranteed dollars when they're offered.
MLB Madness! Ranking the best postseason upset ever for all 30 teams
As another bracket-busting Big Dance begins on the hardwood, we count down the all-time biggest surprises on the diamond.
'I thought one of my buddies was playing a prank on me': How Chris Sale is grooming Jason Groome
When it came time to train for the 2018 season, the Red Sox ace reached out to the 19-year-old prospect for pitching prep -- and Pilates.
Straight out of the Mexican League and onto the Boston Red Sox
Esteban Quiroz will start the season in the minors while Hector Velazquez is in line for a spot in Boston's starting rotation.
Halladay's son throws scoreless inning.
Braden Halladay, son of Roy Halladay, allows no runs in one inning for Team Canada in their 11-3 loss against Toronto.
Guerrero Jr. among four sons of former players to play for Blue Jays.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio and Kacy Clemens are among the four sons of former major league players to take the field in the Jays' 11-3 win against Team Canada.
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2018 fantasy baseball rankings for H2H categories leagues
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Will former No. 1 pick Dansby Swanson blossom into a star?
Was his not-so-hot 2017 just growing pains, or a sign that the can't-miss shortstop might, well, miss? The clock is ticking.
Scout says Ohtani needs to trust himself more.
Pedro Gomez reveals a discussion he had with a scout while watching Shohei Ohtani struggle against the Rockies.
Angels' Ohtani rocked, Scioscia talks 'process'
Shohei Ohtani was rocked for seven runs over 1⅓ innings in his second spring training start for the Angels as team skipper Mike Scioscia deflects questions on whether the two-way Japanese player start is guaranteed a regular-season roster spot.
What does Big Papi miss the most about the game?
David Ortiz says he misses "hanging out with the boys" and that he visited Red Sox workouts and gave advice to J.D. Martinez about being Boston's DH.
The Gabe Kapler outfield shift: Is Phillies' experiment revolutionary or ridiculous?
Philadelphia's new analytics-minded regime is big on outside-the-box thinking. We examine if a recent spring training venture is worth the effort.
Left field is empty for Phillies.
No one comes out to play left field for the Phillies to start the top of the fifth, which leads to a minor delay before Andrew Pullin emerges from the dugout.
Source: Astros extend Altuve with rich contract
The Houston Astros and reigning American League MVP Jose Altuve have agreed to a five-year, $151 million extension, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Judge in trouble for recruiting Machado.
Trey Wingo and Chris Canty weigh in on whether it's fair for MLB to call out Aaron Judge for his recruiting pitch to Manny Machado.
Ed Charles of 1969 Miracle Mets dead at 84
Ed Charles, the third baseman known as "The Glider" who helped lead the Miracle Mets to the 1969 World Series title with his veteran guidance and poetry, has died. He was 84.
Syndergaard 'super jacked' for Mets' opener
Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard tried to put his second straight opening-day in perspective but let his emotion show.
Between minor leaguers with major league bloodlines and future stars who have been involved in major trades, there are plenty of familiar names on this year's list. Where did your team's top young players land?
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens are two of the greatest -- and most controversial -- stars MLB has ever seen. As the Cooperstown debate rages, which side voters land on tells us much more than just their stance on steroids.
We dust off our crystal ball for our annual glimpse into one extreme -- though not completely implausible -- season in the Bronx.
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.