Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the waiting game with Harper, Machado and other big stars, what it means for labor peace and much more (6:48). Plus, Mark Teixeira shares his Spring Training perspective (26:50), Scott Lauber brings some "Inside Heat" on the Phillies (39:29), and Buster talks to CC Sabathia about his farewell season (43:28).
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Three and a half months after the pursuit started, here's where things stand with Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and their suitors. Plus, updates on Craig Kimbrel, Nolan Arenado and other stars seeking paydays.
Danny Farquhar, who collapsed in the dugout last April and underwent surgery for a brain aneurysm, is wearing a padded cap in the field.
These under-the-radar players could open some eyes during spring training and make some noise in the majors before the year is out.
The slugging first baseman has become an endangered species, but there's still some pop at the top of our list.
While Minnesota has a crop of young players who aren't far from breaking out, the White Sox seem to be top heavy and the Indians are sneaky strong.
From big names with something to prove to young stars to get to know, here's what you'll want to keep an eye on during spring training.
Melky Cabrera has agreed to a minor league deal with the Pirates.
We are now less than a week away from almost all pitchers and catchers reporting, and the two biggest free agents on the market -- Manny Machado and...
Buster goes rapid fire with Bob Nightengale on the latest free agency news (4:54), talks to Keith Law about labor negotiations and his rankings (15:35), plays a special "Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (38:25), gets uniform updates from Todd Radom (44:25) and much more.
We're still waiting for this winter's big free agents to sign, but that didn't stop us from predicting which uniforms they'll be wearing in the Midsummer Classic. Who else makes our star-studded squads?
Everybody loves to be ahead of the curve in identifying the next up-and-coming stars. Here are some names to put on your watch list.
Outfielder Brandon Guyer has signed a minor league contract with the White Sox. The one-year deal pays $1.6 million while he's in the major leagues and $150,000 while in the minors.
Veteran left-hander Francisco Liriano has agreed to a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the team announced on Monday.
The Padres have top prospect Fernando Tatis Jr., but how much young talent is behind him? And how does your team's prospect pool rate?
Vlad Jr. is the headlining act, but he's far from the only rising star to watch in the majors this season.
From washed-up stars to guys who've never lived up to their paychecks and one slugger who is out of baseball, we examine MLB's biggest money mistakes.
Spring training is almost here. Check out reporting dates for teams in Florida and Arizona, including the defending champion Red Sox.
With baseball enjoying a surge in young talent, we look at which up-and-comers should be part of the next wave.
They didn't quite make the list, but they still have plenty of talent and upside. Meet an extraordinarily deep pool of "just missed" prospects.
White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said the team doesn't expect to sign both Manny Machado and Bryce Harper, as it "might not be the strongest move for us long term."
Eloy Jimenez is coming. He might not break camp with the Chicago White Sox, but it sure sounds as if he will make his anticipated major league debut very soon.
After some Inside Heat from Philadelphia (5:14) & St. Louis (11:06), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss next week's Hall of Fame vote, the latest with Machado & Harper & more (16:37). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (35:35), a conversation with record-setting journeyman Oliver Drake (44:08) and longtime friend Chelsea Janes' goodbye to baseball reporting (58:49).
Star shortstop Manny Machado has at least one pitch from the White Sox, who made a seven-year, $175 million offer, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.