Way-too-early MLB trade deadline preview: Which buyers should be all-in?
A powerful bat to put Cleveland over the top? An AL ace ticketed for New York? July is still months away, but it's never too soon to take a look at every 2018 contender's potential summer shopping list.
Turner breaks wrist on hit by pitch.
Justin Turner gets hit by Kendall Graveman's pitch on his left wrist in the first inning and leaves the game with a broken wrist.
Inside the mask: An umpire crew chief on mound visits, mad managers and having your call overturned
In a candid conversation with a major league ump, 20-year veteran Ted Barrett discusses everything from how MLB's new rule changes will work to being heckled and the most talkative players.
What's your takeaway from 10 key spring training performances?
Noah Syndergaard is throwing smoke in camp, but what does it mean when the games count? The stats may not matter, but they're dropping big hints about who's ready to deliver what in 2018.
'It doesn't come down to money': Manny Machado explains his move to shortstop
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.
Fantasy baseball third base preview: Rendon provides value
While third base features dominant top-tier options, it will also run very deep this season, providing lots of late value. Our experts weigh in on how they are approaching the position this spring, including sleepers and potential busts.
Altuve, Astros shift focus to title defense.
Jose Altuve says signing his extension was a priority because he didn't want to take "attention from the season," and now he just has to "play baseball."
Vote: Which team had the best offseason?
Who won the winter? With Opening Day looming, we'll debate that topic on ESPN2 during Thursday's Yankees-Twins tilt -- but first, it's your turn to weigh in.
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.
Fantasy baseball Insider cheat sheet
Get all of the best insight from ESPN's fantasy Insiders, all in one place, including a convenient downloadable cheat sheet to print out and bring to your drafts.
2018 fantasy baseball rankings for H2H categories leagues
Start your 2018 draft preparations with our rankings for head-to-head categories leagues, featuring the top 300 overall players plus separate ranks for each position.
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.
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.