Bullpen consistency can be the difference between a pennant and going home early. Who's best at nailing down wins and protecting leads?
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The Oakland Athletics will take a look at Robbie Grossman as a potential leadoff man when they open spring play.
Even with the rise of new tactics like the opener, old-school aces are leading the way.
The Baltimore Orioles have a season win total of 59.5, while the Yankees are at 96.5. Here are the odds you need to know for all 30 MLB teams.
Starting with baseball's reigning best player, out on the grass is where you find the stars to build contenders around.
Players' union head Tony Clark criticized baseball commissioner Rob Manfred for blaming players' demands for the slow free agent market and said an increasing number of teams make little effort to justify the price of a ticket.
The third base position is loaded with young All-Stars, including several who have yet to hit their prime years.
Major league home run leader Khris Davis would like a long-term deal from the Oakland Athletics that allows him to stay with the franchise for at least three more seasons.
The Oakland Athletics signed outfielder Robbie Grossman to a one-year, $2 million contract Friday.
The way free agency is going, the rush to sign early-bird contract extensions could become the norm. But at what cost?
These under-the-radar players could open some eyes during spring training and make some noise in the majors before the year is out.
Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley, speaking Wednesday about Kyler Murray's decision to forgo an MLB career in favor of the NFL, told ESPN Radio's Freddie and Fitzsimmons, "I think in the end he just had a love of football that he just couldn't get past."
The slugging first baseman has become an endangered species, but there's still some pop at the top of our list.
Murray announced he's dedicating himself to playing quarterback and entering the NFL draft. Here's what you need to know.
Free-agent starter Brett Anderson has reached an agreement on a one-year major league contract with the Oakland Athletics, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to ESPN.
The Oakland Athletics added depth at catcher on Monday, agreeing to a minor league contract with Nick Hundley.
Former Oklahoma Sooners star Kyler Murray announced Monday that he is fully committed to becoming an NFL quarterback.
Jeff Passan ESPN
Kyler Murray will return $1.29 million of the $1.5 million signing bonus money the Oakland A's gave him last year. He forfeits the remaining $3.16 million due March 1. The A's will put him on the restricted list and retain Murray's rights, but they don't get a compensatory draft pick because he chose the NFL. Had Murray not signed, the A's would've received the 11th pick in this year's draft.
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.
Which of the decade's brightest stars will be remembered for outshining all rivals at the plate, on the mound or in the field?
As the newly combine-bound Kyler Murray decides which sport will win his talents, at least one thing is clear: He owns his future in a way no other rookie has.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who died Thu. at 83, was one of several future MLB stars who played on Oakland, CA youth teams sponsored by Sam Bercovich & his furniture business. Curt Flood, Vada Pinson & Tommy Harper were others. Robinson once said of Bercovich, "He took the knife out of my hand and put a baseball bat in it instead."
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