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Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 12's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

With just about three weeks to go before pitchers and catchers begin reporting to spring training, the baseball season draws ever closer. Yet a number of notable free agents remain unsigned, which—you'd think—would lead to a flurry of activity in the days ahead. Yet the rumor mill has remained silent in regard to many of those players. Show More Summary

Ranking the Top Prospect for All 30 MLB Teams Entering 2016

As we get ready for the start of spring training in less than a month, now is the time that top prospect lists are unveiled around the baseball world. Prospects are generally ranked on a team-by-team basis to show how each farm system...Show More Summary

Ranking MLB's Top 2016 World Series Contenders Heading into February

Though the Major League Baseball offseason is nearing its end, it's only been three months since the completion of the 2015 World Series. There's a long way to go until the next one. But in the name of what-the-heckery and might-as-wellery,...Show More Summary

Is 2016 AL East Headed for Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry Collision Course?

Of ESPN's first 10 announced Sunday Night Baseball telecasts for 2016, five feature either the New York Yankees or Boston Red Sox. Three feature the Yankees and the Red Sox. You can't blame the television guys, even if neither of those teams has won a playoff game in the last two years. Show More Summary

January 27, 2016: 22 Days…

Some random thoughts as I take a break before my last class of graduate school, celebrate my daughter’s birthday, and wonder why NE Pennsylvania never seems to get those really big snowstorms we got when I was a kid… And actually, this off-season really hasn’t been all that bad. Dave Dombrowski has picked up some […]

Francisco Cervelli Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Negotiations with Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli could become a free agent following the 2016 season, and there are already rumors regarding his contract status. Continue for updates. Cervelli Would Reportedly Consider Skipping Free Agency for Pittsburgh Extension Wednesday, Jan. Show More Summary

Dexter Fowler: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent OF

Free-agent outfielder Dexter Fowler is being coveted by multiple teams but may not have to leave the Windy City—even if he changes teams. Continue for updates. Cubs, White Sox Reportedly Most Interested in Fowler Wednesday, Jan. 27 Bruce...Show More Summary

Yoenis Cespedes Re-Signs with Mets: Key Takeaways from Star's Press Conference

After two months of uncertainty, the New York Mets and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes reunited when the former All-Star signed a three-year deal on Tuesday worth $75 million to help the defending National League Champions get over that final...Show More Summary

Myspace Tom Is Willing to Write the Check for Giants to Re-Sign Tim Lincecum

After spending the first decade of his professional career in the San Francisco Giants organization, pitcher Tim Lincecum is a free agent and will likely be playing elsewhere in 2016. However, if Myspace co-founder Tom Anderson has it his way, Lincecum will be back in orange and black this upcoming season. Show More Summary

Projecting Every MLB Team's Starting Lineup 2 Weeks from Spring Training

With MLB spring training still two weeks away, now is not the time for big league skippers to be writing in their lineups with a Sharpie. But it's also not too soon to break out the No. 2 pencils and sketch out the batting orders for...Show More Summary

Alex Rodriguez Comments on Passing Babe Ruth on All-Time HR List, More

New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is heading into the 2016 season with a renewed love for baseball after enjoying a resurgent 2015 campaign that moved him within striking distance of team legend Babe Ruth on the all-time home run...Show More Summary

Ranking 2015-16 MLB Offseason's Biggest Steals, Mistakes Entering February

Some would say that compiling a list of the offseason's biggest steals and mistakes with more than a month to go before spring training begins—and a handful of impact players still available via free agency and trade—is an effort in futility. After all, teams are sure to make some decisions that will change this list over the next four weeks or so. Show More Summary

How NL Adding the DH Would Permanently Change Free Agency, Trades

If the designated hitter comes to the National League, baseball and life as we know it will change forever. And not just on the field, either. First, let's catch up on why we're even having this discussion. We owe it to St. Louis Cardinals...Show More Summary

Scott Miller's Starting 9: The Winter's Bests and Worsts (So Far)

Why, some things aren't even worth the paper they're printed on! Good thing you're reading this on your computer or phone… 1. Best Paper Tigers Remember last winter at this time, how we all loved the Seattle Mariners, Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres? And to think, we weren't even buried under a blizzard back then. Show More Summary

Zack Wheeler Comeback Gives Mets Incredibly Rare Pitching Luxury, Asset

For New York Mets fans, the final days of July 2015 will always be the time when Wilmer Flores cried and Yoenis Cespedes arrived. It's fair to wonder if it will sometimes be best remembered as the time when Zack Wheeler stayed. Flores and later Cespedes became Citi Field cult heroes in the team's best season in more than a decade. Show More Summary

Bronson Arroyo to Nationals: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

The Washington Nationals announced on Tuesday that they agreed to a deal with veteran pitcher Bronson Arroyo. The team also revealed it was a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Per Mark Sheldon of MLB.com, Arroyo will be receiving a $2 million base deal that is filled with incentives. Show More Summary

Yoenis Cespedes Comments on Decision to Rejoin New York Mets

All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was a highly coveted free agent this offseason yet chose to remain with the New York Mets instead of changing clubs for a fifth time within three years. The team officially announced Tuesday that Cespedes...Show More Summary

MLB Asks USADA to Assist in Investigating Al Jazeera's Doping Allegations

Major League Baseball has requested the assistance of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), as it investigates the claims made in the Al Jazeera documentary, "The Dark Side," that several players received banned substances, per T.J. Quinn...Show More Summary

Rob Manfred Speaks on Potential of MLB Adding Regular-Season Games in London

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred stated Monday he's hopeful of playing regular-season games in London as early as the 2017 season. Ronald Blum of the Associated Press passed along comments from Manfred about a wide range of topics as he heads into his second season leading MLB. Show More Summary

Jonathan Lucroy Could Provide Big Trade Impact as All-Star-Level Catcher

Word is Jonathan Lucroy would welcome a trade to a team that has eyes on winning. All he needs now is a team that's willing to bet he can be a star catcher again, which is hardly the craziest notion. That this idea requires some faith, though, is reflected in how quiet Lucroy 's trade market has been. Show More Summary

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