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.
We look back at 10 years of big-money additions to see how many worked out and how many hamstrung their franchises for years.
This year's historic crop of free-agent shortstops is down to a pair. Is either likely to land on your favorite team?
Carlos Correa is the No. 1 player in our free-agent rankings and a once-in-a-generation talent. Here's why you shouldn't want your favorite team to break the bank to sign him.
Major League Baseball payrolls are down 4.6% from their record high of just under $4.25 billion in 2017, with last season's $4.05 billion spent on big league players not having been this low since $3.9 billion in 2015.
Detroit Tigers first-base coach Kimera Bartee, who coached in the majors for five seasons after a six-year playing career, has died at the age of 49, the team announced.
Bryant can cover five positions and will among the most coveted players available once the MLB lockout ends. Here's where he's likely to end up.
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.
Will Yanks land a shortstop? Who's on first for the world champs? How contenders should fill their biggest holes
When the lockout ends, some of MLB's top clubs will need to scramble. Here's our advice.
Jim Fregosi Jr., a special assistant in the Kansas City Royals' front office and a son of the longtime major league manager, has died. He was 57.
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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.”
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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.
The Philadelphia Phillies signed right-handed reliever Corey Knebel to a $10 million, one-year contract on Wednesday.
Here's what every MLB team should do this winter -- and they would if we were running things.
Doug Jones, a five-time All-Star reliever who had 303 saves in his career, has died at age 64.
David Ortiz, Ryan Howard, Tim Lincecum and Alex Rodriguez are among 13 first-time candidates on the Hall of Fame ballot of the BBWAA, while Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens make their 10th and final appearance.
The New York Yankees free up roster space by trading right-hander Nick Nelson to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday along with minor league catcher Donny Sands.
Ohtani, Harper, Burnes, Ray -- did the voters get it right? Picks, results and analysis from MLB awards week
From Jonathan India's rookie title to Shohei Ohtani's unanimous MVP win -- and everything in between -- we broke down every award handed out during baseball's 2021 ceremonies.
Harper captured 17 of the 30 first-place votes. Juan Soto and Fernando Tatis Jr. finished second and third.
Fire up the hot dog cannon -- the "original" Phillie Phanatic is back in Philadelphia after the team reached a settlement with the mascot's creator.
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.
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.
Which shortstop could get $300 million? Rankings and contract projections for top 50 MLB free agents
There's a lot of talent available in MLB free agency this offseason. How do the biggest stars stack up, and what can they expect to make?