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Jurickson Profar Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Rangers 3B

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in search of an answer at second base, and a report Friday revealed they have held discussions involving Texas Rangers utility man Jurickson Profar. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, L.A. is attempting...Show More Summary

What Is Madison Bumgarner Worth in Upcoming Giants Megadeal?

There's what Madison Bumgarner is actually making, what he's actually worth and how much he might make in his next contract. Spoiler alert: These three things are all very different. What's certain is that the San Francisco Giants have gotten a lot more than they bargained for when they extended Bumgarner in April 2012. Show More Summary

MLB Offseason: 10 Moves That Already Should Have Happened

Full disclosure: When I began working on this story, one of the sections was titled, "Colorado Rockies: Sign Mark Trumbo." It made sense. The Rockies were an ideal fit for Trumbo, who could have easily surpassed 40 home runs playingShow More Summary

Miguel Cabrera, Albert Pujols Lead B/R's All-HOF Team in MLB Today

After Wednesday's announcement of the 2017 Hall of Fame inductees, most of the talk is about Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, performance-enhancing drugs and the like. I wrote something on the subject if you're not sick of it yet. Here'sShow More Summary

Why Did MLB Home Run King Mark Trumbo Come so Cheap to Orioles?

Major League Baseball's reigning home run champion has a new contract, and it's not the most expensive contract signed this winter. Not even close. Mark Trumbo, he of the league-leading 47 home runs in 2016, agreed to return to the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. Show More Summary

Mark Trumbo Re-Signs with Orioles: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Outfielder Mark Trumbo reportedly agreed to re-sign with the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday, according to Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun. Encina noted the team had a three-year agreement in place, pending a physical. Jeff Passan...Show More Summary

Neftali Feliz to Brewers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Free-agent closer Neftali Feliz is on the move once again as he's signed with the Milwaukee Brewers, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports on Thursday. SB Nation's Chris Cotillo confirmed Passan's reports and added that it is a one-year...Show More Summary

Dan Straily to Marlins: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

The Miami Marlins reached an agreement Thursday to acquire starting pitcher Dan Straily in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for a package headlined by pitching prospects Luis Castillo and Austin Brice. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports first reported the deal was close. Show More Summary

George Steinbrenner's Daughter Comments on Family's Ownership of Yankees

Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal, a New York Yankees general partner and the daughter of longtime team owner George Steinbrenner, stated Wednesday the family still has no plans to sell the organization. Dan Martin of the New York Post passed along comments Swindal made during a team charitable event called "Winter Warm-up" for the elderly. Show More Summary

MLB Spring Training 2017: The Top 10 Outfielders to Watch

What's about to proceed is a slideshow about outfielders to watch that won't mention Mike Trout. It sounds blasphemous, but there's a method at work here. The idea is to focus on 10 outfielders who will be worth monitoring during 2017 spring training. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Ideas Based on Offseason Week 12 News, Rumors and Speculation

The bulk of the action we'll see this offseason on the MLB trade market is likely already in the rearview. That doesn't mean there's not still time for another blockbuster deal to be pulled off between now and the start of spring training,...Show More Summary

How Yankees Must Handle Impossible Masahiro Tanaka Decision in 2017

When it comes to opt-out clauses, the New York Yankees tend to opt in. They aren't always happy about it. They don't always do it right away. But when Alex Rodriguez opted out of his deal during the 2007 World Series, the Yankees turned...Show More Summary

Breaking Down the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Class and Biggest Snubs

For a lucky few, today's the day Cooperstown called to say, "Welcome." For everyone else: "Thanks for playing." The Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2017 was finally announced Wednesday. To nobody's surprise, this is the fourth straight...Show More Summary

Softening PED Stance in 2017 Hall of Fame Vote Bodes Well for Bonds, Clemens

Brace yourselves, steroid hard-liners: Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens are going to the Hall of Fame. Not this year. According to results released Wednesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, Bonds got 238 votes, or 53.9 percent, and Clemens got 239, or 54.1 percent. Show More Summary

Curt Schilling Argues with Fake Sidney Ponson on Twitter After Hall of Fame Vote

Jeff Bagwell, Ivan Rodriguez and Tim Raines were all inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, but Curt Schilling missed the cut, per BBWAA.com. The former pitcher took out some of his frustrations in an argument with anShow More Summary

Jose Canseco Talks 2017 MLB Hall of Fame Results, Jeff Bagwell and Mark McGwire

The Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2017 has been announced, and Jose Canseco is not happy about it. According to Andrew Simon of MLB.com, Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez all earned the 75 percent of votes needed to get into the Hall of Fame. Show More Summary

2017 MLB Hall of Fame Results: Full List of Inductees, Comments and Reaction

Jeff Bagwell, Ivan Rodriguez and Tim Raines will take their rightful place in Cooperstown, New York, after they were announced as the three inductees for the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame. Per BBWAA.com, Bagwell received 86.1 percent of the votes, Raines got 86 percent and Rodriguez got 76 percent. Show More Summary

Kole Calhoun, Angels Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

The Los Angeles Angels have rewarded outfielder Kole Calhoun after the best season of his career with a new contract extension. The Angels officially announced Calhoun's extension as a three-year deal with a team option for 2020. Per...Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball 2017 Cheat Sheet: Draft Tips, Rankings and Prospects to Know

Once the calendars flip to a new year, the following statement becomes true: It's never too early to start preparing for your fantasy baseball draft. Consider this your go-to guide for the weeks ahead. We'll delve into the top players...Show More Summary

Mets Spring Training 2017 Preview: Predictions, Players to Watch and More

A savior is on its way to Gotham—and we're not talking about Captain America or the Dark Knight. Spring Training will soon arrive to save New York sports fans from what has been a frustrating, hair-pulling winter of discontent, filled...Show More Summary

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