The Chicago Cubs have the highest projected regular-season win total at the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook and also have the best odds to win the World Series at 7-2.
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Cubs favored to win back-to-back titles
It took the Chicago Cubs 108 years to break their World Series title drought, but Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook gives them the highest odds to be repeat champions this year.
Ground balls on pitches low in the zone are the most effective way for Dallas Keuchel to get outs. If he's forced to pitch even just slightly higher in the zone, he risks hitters raking against him.
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa must sit out a few days after having his wisdom teeth removed.
First baseman Marwin Gonzalez and the Houston Astros have finalized a one-year contract worth $3,725,000, a deal that avoided salary arbitration.
Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and Josh Reddick represent real upgrades for the Astros, but will the changes be as dramatic as they appear?
Astros manager A.J. Hinch suggested closer Ken Giles could occasionally pitch outside the ninth inning.
Chicago's title was a storybook finish to 108 years of heartache. But the game's last great story? Hardly. Here's how the next chapter could unfold.
Marcus Stroman, Collin McHugh and Jake Odorizzi have won their salary arbitration cases, and Michael Wacha, Chase Anderson and Taijuan Walker have lost.
The Astros are hopeful that a fresh start and a full spring will restore life to the powerful bat of their in-season signing from Cuba last year.
Jason Heyward to center? Matt Wieters to L.A.? And who is Francis Martes? Position changes, trades and breakthroughs will make news before Opening Day.
After A.J. Reed hit just .164 in 45 games for the Astros last season, the second-year big leaguer might be looking over his shoulder this spring. Cuban star Yulieski Gurriel could push Reed for the starting job.
Invitations to camp can mean first glances for prospects and last chances for veterans like Josh Hamilton. Who should be on your spring scorecard?
Toronto's Marcus Stroman and Houston's Collin McHugh went through salary arbitration hearings on Friday. Teams and players have split six decisions this year.
Several big-name players struggled in 2016, but with spring training just around the corner, it's time to predict who will return to form in 2017 and have the best comeback season.
The Cubs and Indians -- last season's World Series participants -- are projected for the most victories as the Atlantis Casino on Friday became the first sportsbook to post 2017 win totals.
Utility infielder Marwin Gonzalez and the Houston Astros have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract worth $3,725,000, according to multiple reports.
Are the Cubs positioned to repeat, or is another contender ready to steal the crown? We examine where MLB's elite stand heading into 2017.
With the historic start to his career, Mike Trout seems like a sure thing to age gracefully as he enters his age-25 season. But he's not the only star set to shine far beyond his 30th birthday.
A mega-deal involving an ace? Both teams get an A. Whiff badly as one AL Central team did? That's an F. Here's our hot stove report card for 2017.
Lower-round steals, investment in the international market, and shrewd deals, including one for prospect Francis Martes, keeps Houston's system strong.
Will Harris will make $2.2 million this season and $2.8 million next year, according to multiple reports. The deal also includes a club option for 2019 worth $5.5 million to $8.5 million.