The Minnesota Twins have finalized their low-risk contract with right-hander Anibal Sanchez, securing another experienced candidate for their rotation.
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Victor Martinez, whose 2017 season was cut short after a heart surgery, says he looks forward to helping the Tigers rebuild and to "have fun" as he enters the final year of his contract with Detroit.
Six new skippers will report for duty when spring training officially kicks off next week. We delve a little deeper into their backgrounds to see what sort of season each of these teams is in for.
Which Tigers are Midsummer Classic worthy? Way-too-early All-Star rosters
Trading for prospects such as Michael Kopech should elevate the White Sox from also-rans, but theirs isn't the only top-10 farm system in the division.
Spring training is nearly here, and there are dozens of free agents still available. We find each club's biggest need and identify potential targets.
William Weinbaum ESPN
New Hall of Famer Jack Morris, an honoree at the annual NY baseball writers dinner Sunday night, acknowledged mistakes he made as a younger person, when he had testy relations with the writers as a player — and joked that they'd given him more votes cumulatively than any player. They never elected him to the Hall, but the modern era committee did last month.
The Detroit Tigers have started their winter caravan, an annual reminder that spring training isn't far off.
Tigers general manager Al Avila says right-hander Michael Fulmer, who had elbow surgery, and designated hitter Victor Martinez, who had a procedure on his heart, are expected to be at full strength at spring training.
From minor leaguers with major league hopes for the upcoming season to toolsy teenagers climbing through the farm system, who made the cut as we begin counting down baseball's best prospects?
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.
The Tigers and shortstop Jose Iglesias have reached agreement on a one-year, $6.3 million deal to avoid arbitration.
Wherever Christian Yelich plays this season, he's on a short list of players close to stardom. Who's ready to take a big step up in performance?
The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a one-year, $6.05 million contract with Nicholas Castellanos, avoiding arbitration. The Tigers also reached one-year deals with right-handers Alex Wilson ($1,925,000) and Shane Greene ($1.95 million).
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?
Catcher James McCann and the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a $2,375,000, one-year contract that avoided arbitration.
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.
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.
With one more loss, the Cleveland Browns would finish 0-16 and join a dubious group of historically bad teams.
William Weinbaum ESPN
The legendary Dick Enberg, who died Thu. at 82, said in our 2015 interview on the eve of receiving the Baseball Hall of Fame's Ford Frick Award, that calling a no-hitter is a broadcaster's greatest thrill. He announced 9 & said his favorite was Nolan Ryan's 2nd of 1973, 7/15 @ Detroit, when he struck out 17 & prankster Norm Cash came to the plate with a piano (or table) leg, with 2 outs in the 9th.
In a slow-moving market powered by clubs slashing payrolls and dodging the luxury tax, many non-superstar veterans are stuck waiting by the phone.
Think the annual end-of-winter-meetings ritual isn't worth your time? Here's why some of this year's picks could turn heads in their new homes.