Les Grobstein, a longtime Chicago sports radio reporter and talk show host who recorded Lee Elia's famous profanity-laced postgame rant about Cubs fans, has died.
MLB's first labor proposal since locking out players Dec. 2 did little to encourage players and heightened the likelihood of spring training being postponed, sources told ESPN on Thursday.
With moves left to be made once the lockout ends, Buster Olney rates baseball's best teams as 2022 begins.
This year's historic crop of free-agent shortstops is down to a pair. Is either likely to land on your favorite team?
With the hot stove on hold, we take a look at whose 2022 pennant hopes have risen -- and fallen -- the most so far this winter.
Roland Hemond, whose 70-year career in baseball included three Executive of the Year awards as general manager of the Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles, died Sunday night. He was 92.
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He's 83, his last season was ‘83 & Jim Kaat said he was humbled & grateful Sun. for his HoF selection: “I really didn't think this day would ever come” and that Golden Days Era Committee voters “rewarded durability and dependability - along with dominance, which the Hall of Fame usually rewards, rightly so.” In 25 seasons, 15 as a Twin, he had 1 W.S. win - 1965 vs. LA's Sandy Koufax, and said, “I'll have a back room in the Hall of Fame, where Sandy's up front…he was just the best of that era.”
Buck O'Neil, a champion of Black ballplayers during a monumental, eight-decade career on and off the field, joined Gil Hodges, Minnie Minoso and three others in being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Not everything in baseball is on lockdown. This weekend, the doors to Cooperstown opened for several deserving candidates -- including the most deserving of all.
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MLB's winter mtgs in Orlando are a lockout casualty, but not the HoF's Sun., 12/5 "Early Baseball" (pre-1950) & "Golden Days" (1950-69) Era committees' voting/tally there, per a Hall spokesman Thu. EB ballot: Bill Dahlen/John Donaldson/Bud Fowler/Vic Harris/Grant "Home Run" Johnson/Lefty O'Doul/Buck O'Neil/Dick "Cannonball" Redding/Allie Reynolds/Geo. Scales. GD ballot: Dick Allen/Ken Boyer/Gil Hodges/Jim Kaat/Roger Maris/Minnie Miñoso/Danny Murtaugh/Tony Oliva/Billy Pierce/Maury Wills.
Players have started to change their profile pictures on Twitter to generic player silhouettes in response to MLB's decision to wipe their photos off league websites.
LaMarr Hoyt, who won the 1983 American League Cy Young Award with the White Sox, has died. He was 66.
Seeking a return to the MLB postseason, the Chicago White Sox brought back Leury Garcia, 30, the popular, longest tenured player on the team, on a new deal Tuesday, a source told ESPN's Jesse Rogers.
Here's what every MLB team should do this winter -- and they would if we were running things.
The Chicago White Sox signed reliever Kendall Graveman to a three-year deal worth $24 million, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Scherzer to St. Louis? Stroman to Mets AND Yankees? Where MLB's top 25 free agents would land if money didn't matter
We imagine a world in which free agents picked a team not for the paycheck, but for their own happiness -- and for the good of the game.
Chicago White Sox closer Liam Hendriks and Milwaukee Brewers closer Josh Hader earned top reliever honors in their respective leagues Wednesday.
"What we have to figure out is if it makes the most sense to have Craig in a White Sox uniform going forward or is there a better use of that spot and him perhaps via trade," Chicago GM Rick Hahn said Tuesday.
Remember what we said about your team going into the season? It's time to see what worked out, what didn't -- and what it means for 2022.
Two-way Angels sensation Shohei Ohtani is a finalist for AL MVP along with Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Marcus Semien. Ex-Cardinals skipper Mike Shildt was nominated for NL Manager of the Year less than a month after he was fired.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers have extended qualifying offers to Corey Seager and Chris Taylor, but not Clayton Kershaw.
Trevor Bauer, Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon were among players to decline to opt out of their contracts, while Michael Conforto and Noah Syndergaard received qualifying offers from the Mets.
The White Sox are exercising a $16 million club option on reliever Craig Kimbrel, the team announced.
The White Sox won't pick up second baseman Cesar Hernandez's option, a source told ESPN's Jesse Rogers.