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.
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Yu Darvish is right for Wrigley, while J.D. Martinez might want to think twice about Boston. With big names still available, here is the best fit for each free agent.
Gene Lamont, a former big league manager who has spent the past 11 seasons on the staffs of Jim Leyland and Brad Ausmus in Detroit, has been named special assistant to Royals GM Dayton Moore.
Royals pitcher Danny Duffy must report to a probation officer once a month for a year and abstain from drugs and alcohol after pleading guilty to DUI.
The Bucs didn't bring a parade to Pittsburgh. Now without their franchise star, expect empty seats at PNC Park this summer -- and for years to come.
The Royals agreed with reliever Kelvin Herrera and starter Nate Karns on one-year contracts Friday to avoid arbitration, leaving reliever Brandon Maurer as their only player still on track for a hearing next month.
It's already January, but there are aces and sluggers looking for new homes. We find the best bet -- and a dark horse -- for the top available names.
The Astros' all-world infielder is the clear choice for No. 1. But beyond him, the competition gets fierce.
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.
The Dodgers acquired left-handed reliever Scott Alexander from the Royals in a three-team trade that also included the White Sox. Veteran relievers Luis Avilan and Joakim Soria will go to Chicago in the deal.
The Giant has long been MLB's best catcher. But can he fend off stiff competition from rising stars like Gary Sanchez or Willson Contreras this year?
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.
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.
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.
You know the major leaguers who have been traded this winter, but what about the guys going the other way? We identify the young players ready to shine in their new homes.
He's one of the few star hitters on the free-agent market, but the list of teams in need of a franchise first baseman is shrinking fast. Through the process of elimination, we found the best fits for Hosmer's services are ...
Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson talks to Adam Schefter about how and when he developed a close friendship with fellow Hall of Famer George Brett after their careers were over.
If the free-agent slugger is looking for a one-year deal to drive up his stock, the Yankees are among three landing spots that might do the trick.
The Yankees had four players taken in the Rule 5 draft Wednesday, while the O's picked three. The Tigers picked D-backs outfielder Victor Reyes No. 1; LHP/OF Anthony Gose was picked by the Astros, from the Rangers system; and the Royals made two trades.
Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer
Carlos Gonzalez's value has declined after a down year in Colorado, but he's quietly attracting interest as a free agent because he's likely to sign a short-term deal to reestablish his market value. The Blue Jays, Royals, Rays, Giants and Athletics are among the teams that have CarGo on their radar. "There will be a rush once we all realize we can't get what we want," said a personnel man for one of the clubs keeping an eye on Gonzalez.
A star slugger to the Cardinals? A coveted young ace to the Dodgers? With baseball's winter meetings just days away, we offer a handful of deals that make sense for all sides.
Wily Peralta will make $1.5 million guaranteed with the Royals in 2018.
Whatever they do with Giancarlo Stanton, Derek Jeter and the Marlins will have budgetary handicaps in 2018. Where do the Fish rank among teams with major financial handicaps this winter?
Greg Holland, who had 41 saves for the Rockies, was the NL Comeback Player of the Year. The Royals' Mike Moustakas won the AL honor after belting 38 home runs.