The Rangers have agreed to a one-year deal with Asdrubal Cabrera and plan to play him at third base,
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Roy Halladay and Mariano Rivera are both on their way to Cooperstown, according to our voters. Could Edgar Martinez be joining them in his last year on the ballot?
With the offseason providing few answers for baseball's superstar free agents, we shed some light on where things stand and where they're headed.
In the wake of their meeting last weekend, Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said Thursday that he and free-agent outfielder Bryce Harper "just hit it off."
Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer talks to Buster Olney about the Phillies' offseason, pursuit of key free agents and more.
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).
The Phillies have finalized their coaching staff by hiring infield coach Bobby Dickerson and first base coach Paco Figueroa.
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.
Corey Kluber and A.J. Pollock turning the Reds into contenders? A swap of former No. 1 prospects? Dallas Keuchel teaming up with Manny or Bryce? Here's how we're hoping the rest of the hot stove season plays out.
Manny Machado has been offered an eight-year contract by the White Sox while remaining engaged with the Phillies, sources say.
The Philadelphia Phillies have avoided arbitration with five players, including second baseman Cesar Hernandez and third baseman Maikel Franco.
Nolan Arenado is expected to receive an arbitration-record $27 million deal from the Rockies, even though the two sides failed to reach a settlement Friday, sources told ESPN.
The Philadelphia Phillies avoided arbitration with a pair of right-handed pitchers, agreeing to one-year deals with former closer Hector Neris and starter Jerad Eickhoff.
Bryce Harper and Manny Machado aren't the only big names still searching for the right fit. We examine who is available and their most likely landing spots.
Halfway through the offseason, we look at which teams have gained ground, which have fallen back and what moves could be made to shift things further.
Right-handed reliever David Robertson, who was 8-3 with a 3.23 ERA last season, has reached a two-year deal with the Phillies.
In his debut ESPN column, Jeff Passan breaks down the status of this winter's superstar duo and how the need for those two big dominoes to fall is keeping other free agents out in the cold.
The Cooperstown case of Andruw Jones relies heavily on his all-time great glove work. Can D punch his ticket, or anyone else's?
From free agents to "the opener," this year left many things open for the new one to take from here.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani became an MLB sensation this season. But a century from now, will his debut be the most profound and lasting legacy of 2018?
Which team could put Manny Machado or Bryce Harper under its tree? Who has gotten the most done, and who bears watching?
The Phillies, Yankees and White Sox have emerged as front-runners to land Manny Machado, but who is the best fit?
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As winter begins 12/21, Baseball-Reference.com shows only A.L. pitcher George Winter (Bos 1901-08 & Det ‘08) had that last name. 3 MLBers were named "Winters": Clarence (Bosox 1924), Jesse (Giants 1919-20 & Phils ‘21-23) & Matt (KC 1989).
As his four-day, three-city free-agency tour wrapped up Thursday, Manny Machado was signing autographs for Philadelphia Phillies fans -- even if he doesn't end up inking a deal with their team.