Remember 2016? These Cubs could be just as good
What do you get when you combine a revitalized rotation with an elite lineup? For Chicago, it might just add up to another World Series at Wrigley.
Pirates get All-Star Dickerson in deal with Rays
Corey Dickerson, an AL All-Star selection in 2017 who hit a career-high 27 home runs for the Rays, has been traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Rooting for laundry isn't a joke -- it's why baseball works
As so many players arrive in spring training wearing new uniforms, we're reminded of the old Jerry Seinfeld barb. But with team turnover now so dramatic from year to year, the game depends on fans cheering for clothes.
Man vs. third base: The real battles of spring training for all 30 teams
Sure, positions are up for grabs in the Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues. But there's deeper drama going on. Here are the questions you really want answered.
When will Tim Tebow play in the majors?
Mets GM Sandy Alderson says the former NFL quarterback is bound for the bigs. So assuming he's right -- when? And for how long?
Which teams could blow past their poor preseason projections?
Some clubs that are expected to wind up below .500 have the potential to pull off a surprise and achieve postseason glory. Who are this spring's most likely candidates to exceed their weak forecasts?
2018 fantasy baseball rankings, sleepers, cheat sheets and more
Get everything you need to prepare for your fantasy baseball drafts here, including rankings and analysis from ESPN's team of experts.
The storied history of the uniform name game
Now that the NFL might see the first M.D. on a jersey, let's look back at the history of the uniform name game.
Report: Veteran OF Gomez agrees to join Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a one-year, $4 million deal with outfielder Carlos Gomez, MLB.com reported Wednesday.
Colby Rasmus returns to MLB, signs with O's
Outfielder Colby Rasmus has decided to return to baseball after walking away this past summer, and he has signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles.
Trade for Brandon Drury ramps up fight for jobs in Yankees' infield
The future belongs to Miguel Andujar and Gleyber Torres, but Tuesday's three-way deal added a strong right-now rival to a complicated camp battle.
50-game suspension a setback for Whitley.
Tim Kurkjian reacts to the news of Astros pitching prospect Forrest Whitley being suspended 50 games for a drug program violation.
Hall of Famer Cepeda in critical condition
Hall of Fame first baseman Orlando Cepeda remains hospitalized in critical condition after a cardiac incident, the San Francisco Giants said Wednesday.
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.
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.