From telling team numbers to surprising player stats, we find what you might have missed about your favorite squad.
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.
Elian Soto, a 16-year-old outfielder and third baseman from the Dominican Republic who isn't eligible to formally sign until next year's international free agent class, has verbally agreed to join the Nationals, for whom his brother Juan Soto plays.
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?
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.
Jeff Passan ESPN
Utilityman Dee Strange-Gordon and the Washington Nationals are in agreement on a minor league contract, a source familiar with the deal tells ESPN. Strange-Gordon was eligible to sign after not playing in big leagues last season. Minor league deals are allowed during the lockout.
Free agent César Hernández and the Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract Tuesday.
Jeff Passan ESPN
While there are details to be worked out and the numbers could change, star right-hander Max Scherzer and the New York Mets are finalizing a deal expected to be in the three-year, $130 million deal range, sources familiar with the situation tell ESPN. @JonHeyman was on the news.
Here's what every MLB team should do this winter -- and they would if we were running things.
Scherzer to St. Louis? Stroman to Mets AND Yankees? Where MLB's top 25 free agents would land if money didn't matter
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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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Left-hander Francisco Pérez was claimed by the Washington Nationals, who also sent right-hander Kyle McGowin outright to Triple-A Rochester on Friday.
The 2021 champions have just been crowned -- but we're already thinking ahead to next year.
The Washington Nationals have hired three new coaches: Gary DiSarcina (third base), Eric Young Jr. (first base) and Ricky Bones (bullpen).
Kevin Long, who spent the past four seasons with the Washington Nationals, is the new hitting coach for the Philadelphia Phillies, replacing Joe Dillon, who was fired on the final day of the regular season.
Shohei Ohtani, the favorite for American League MVP, is the first player who also pitches ever nominated as a finalist for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given to the best offensive player in each league.
2021 MLB playoffs: Chris Taylor's timely walk-off lifts Los Angeles Dodgers over St. Louis Cardinals, into NLDS
The defending World Series champions advance to NLDS for ninth straight season.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Juan Soto and the Nationals' hitting coach, Kevin Long, are seated in the first row directly behind home plate at Dodger Stadium this afternoon. Soto is wearing a Trea Turner jersey. Long is wearing a Max Scherzer jersey.
What's in store this postseason? Who has locked up awards voting? And which non-playoff team is best set up for 2022? Jeff Passan answers 20 burning questions for October and beyond.
Shortstop Alcides Escobar agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract on Tuesday to stay with the Washington Nationals next season.
Last time we saw Soto's Silver Slugger Award, it was on the floor of his apartment, next to the cable outlet and some power cords. With more awards potentially on the way, he's trying to do better by his hardware.