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MLB, Rangers Investigating Alleged Sexual Assault Involving Academy Players

Major League Baseball and the Texas Rangers are reportedly investigating an alleged sexual assault involving multiple players at the Rangers' academy in the Dominican Republic. On Thursday, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported the alleged assault involved four players from the Rangers' academy. Show More Summary

MLB Reportedly Considering Expanding Team Roster Sizes: Latest Details, Reaction

With Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association in negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, one topic being discussed is the size of the rosters teams can use during the season. On Thursday, Ken Rosenthal of...Show More Summary

Athletics Owner Lew Wolff Steps Down: Latest Details, Reaction

Oakland Athletics managing partner and co-owner Lew Wolff is stepping down. According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, Athletics primary owner John Fisher will be taking over Wolff's role. Slusser also reported WolffShow More Summary

Max Scherzer Joins 5 Pitchers to Win Cy Young in Both AL and NL

Fact: Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer won the NL Cy Young on Wednesday, joining Gaylord Perry, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Roger Clemens and Roy Halladay as the only pitchers to win the award in both leagues. Scherzer'sShow More Summary

Fact or Fiction on All This Week's Hottest MLB Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

Last week, Bleacher Report's Seth Gruen wrote that a lack of big free agents will make this year's hot-stove league feel like the trade deadline. After what we've seen and heard over the past week, we can say that's a fact. Other than...Show More Summary

Cubs Megastar Kris Bryant's 1st MVP Could Be Start of Long NL Reign

Ripped from the headlines! Or… Ripped from the headlines? November 2016: Versatile Cubs slugger Kris Bryant named NL MVP. November 2017: Cubs superstar Kris Bryant wins back-to-back NL MVPs. November 2018: Cub-stock continues as NL MVP...Show More Summary

How Each Top-15 MLB Free Agent Will Be Replaced by Former Team in 2017

All 30 MLB teams have holes to fill this offseason, but for teams set to lose one of the market's marquee free agents, those holes are a bit more glaring. How will the Toronto Blue Jays replace Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista, aShow More Summary

Rick Porcello Is Worthy of Cy Young, but How Did Justin Verlander Lose?

Justin Verlander won the popular vote, which is worth about as much this week as it was last week. There's a system for these elections, and we all have to come together and accept Rick Porcello as our 2016 American League Cy Young winner. Show More Summary

Max Scherzer Joins Rarified Air with AL, NL Cy Young Double-Dip

Max Scherzer has thrown no-hitters. He's struck out 20 batters in a game. On Wednesday, he joined a club that counts Gaylord Perry, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Roger Clemens and Roy Halladay as its only other members. Here's your smoking jacket, Max. Show More Summary

Kate Upton Comments on Fiance Justin Verlander Not Winning MLB Cy Young Award

Major League Baseball announced Boston Red Sox ace Rick Porcello won the 2016 American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday, which left Detroit Tigers hurler Justin Verlander in second place. His fiancee, supermodel Kate Upton, was not...Show More Summary

MLB Cy Young Award 2016: AL and NL Winners, Voting Results and Reaction

In two hotly contested races, Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox and Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals took home the American League and National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday. Porcello beat out Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers and Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians. Show More Summary

Rick Porcello Wins 2016 AL Cy Young Award: Voting Results and Comments

What a difference a year makes. In 2015, Rick Porcello had one of the worst seasons of his MLB career. In 2016, the Boston Red Sox ace is the American League Cy Young Award winner. MLB shared the news on Twitter: Below are the full results...Show More Summary

Max Scherzer Wins 2016 NL Cy Young Award: Voting Results and Comments

Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer has won the 2016 National League Cy Young Award, announced Major League Baseball. The pitcher earned 25 first-place votes, per the Baseball Writers' Association of America, beating out Chicago Cubs starters Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks. Show More Summary

Cubs Owner Tom Ricketts Comments on Winning World Series, Steve Bartman, More

Few championships have meant more to a franchise than the Chicago Cubs' 2016 World Series title. After 108 years without a title and 61 years since its last pennant, the team finally broke through with a Game 7 victory over the Cleveland Indians to win the title Nov. Show More Summary

Jason Castro: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Free-Agent Catcher

Former Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro has become a sought-after commodity on the free-agent market. Continue for updates. Braves Lead Among Suitors Wednesday, Nov. 16 Per Buster Olney of ESPN, the Atlanta Braves are a top bidder...Show More Summary

2016 Cy Young Award Voting Will Again Test Old School vs. New School Divide

On Wednesday, it will be once more unto the breach in the war between old-school and new-school MLB awards voters. The debate over the 2016 American League and National League Cy Young Awards—to be revealed at 6 p.m. ET on MLB Network—isn't as fiery as the last great battle in this war. Show More Summary

Charlie Morton to Astros: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

After missing most of the 2016 season due to injury, veteran starting pitcher Charlie Morton signed a two-year, $14 million free-agent deal with the Houston Astros on Wednesday. The Astros announced the signing, and Ken Rosenthal ofShow More Summary

1 Critical Mistake Each MLB Team Must Avoid Making in 2016-17 Offseason

Mistakes are inevitable. Everyone makes them, including general managers of MLB teams. They come in all shapes and sizes. From overpaying for a free agent to trades general managers wish they hadn't made to ignoring a glaring need on...Show More Summary

High-Reward MLB Reclamation Projects Worth Taking a Chance on for 2017

Major League Baseball free agency doesn't always set up great for everyone. Of course, there are players whose outstanding 2016 seasons positioned them well for a big payday this winter. But there are also those whose campaigns tookShow More Summary

1 Risky Move Each MLB Team Should Consider Making This Offseason

The winter meetings are just a few short weeks away as the MLB offseason figures to kick into full swing during the annual league-wide congregation that will take place this year from Dec. 4-8 in National Harbor, Maryland. Every offseason...Show More Summary

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