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The Yankees reportedly shed $23 million of McCann’s contract over the next two years, while paving the way for Gary Sanchez to be the everyday catcher.
Trout won despite his Los Angeles Angels finishing 74-88 this season, and Bryant was a member of the championship-winning Chicago Cubs.
A case can be made that Trout, five years in, is already the best player in franchise history.
Scherzer is the sixth pitcher to have won the award in both leagues, and Porcello won for the first time.
General Manager Sandy Alderson has made clear the Mets were still serious about re-signing Cespedes, who becomes one of the most attractive free agents in baseball.
After injuries, first baseman Greg Bird and pitcher James Kaprielian are using the Arizona Fall League to salvage a mostly lost year and prepare for 2017.
After three solid seasons of pitching for the Mets, Colon, 43, will continue the final stages of his logic-defying career in Atlanta.
Familia, baseball’s saves leader last season, made his first court appearance in connection with an Oct. 31 altercation with his wife.
Dickey, 42, the knuckleball pitcher who won a Cy Young Award with the Mets in 2012, had contemplated retirement.
The length of games crept up this season after falling in 2015, and the game’s leaders are looking for ways to reverse the trend.
With its rotation ravaged by injuries last season, the team is looking at measures such as a six-man rotation to protect its most important resource.
By trading top-flight relievers to build his ball club, the Yankees’ general manager played a key role in helping the Cubs and the Indians.
Cespedes and Walker, two of the Mets’ best hitters, were among 10 players around baseball who received qualifying offers ahead of the Monday deadline.
Baseball’s general managers are gathering for their annual meeting in Phoenix, allowing a Cubs executive to strut just a little. Not that he struts.
Those charged included two professional baseball pitchers who were accused of deliberately walking batters in return for gifts and cash.
Five central characters in the team’s elusive title chase reflect on their experiences during the dramatic postseason.
Cespedes, who hit.280 with 31 homers last season, opted out of the last two years of his contract and may attract offers worth $100 million or more.
This was the season Major League Baseball was going to get serious about reducing fan injuries, by extending protective netting. A woman’s injury in Game 7 of the World Series proved otherwise.
What a World Series — especially if you’ve played for both the Cubs and Terry Francona.
An Indians fan looks back on the World Series, without rancor or second-guessing, and finds it will take time to recover.