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Alex Rios to Royals: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

A free agent for the first time in his 11-year MLB career, Alex Rios has opted to sign with the Kansas City Royals. CBS Sports' Jon Heyman provides details of the new contract: Rios, who hired Scott Boras as his agent after the Texas...Show More Summary

Jason Motte to Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

On the same day the Chicago Cubs officially announced they signed Jon Lester, the team is reportedly shoring up the bullpen. According to MLB.com's Carrie Muskat, the Cubs agreed to a one-year deal with veteran reliever Jason Motte :...Show More Summary

Padres Fan Honors the Late Tony Gwynn with Holiday Display

Tony Gwynn passed away earlier this year after a long battle with cancer, but one fan has found a way to keep the San Diego Padres legend's memory alive during the holidays. In honor of Mr. Padre, the fan incorporated Gwynn into an incredible holiday display. Show More Summary

Grading the San Francisco Giants' Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

It has been roughly six weeks since the 2014 baseball season ended with the San Francisco Giants winning their third World Series title in five years. The Giants and the city of San Francisco held a victory parade which was attendedShow More Summary

Jed Lowrie to Astros: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Free-agent infielder Jed Lowrie has signed a three-year contract with the Houston Astros after spending the last two seasons with the Oakland Athletics. The Astros' official Twitter account passed along the official report: Evan Drellich...Show More Summary

White Sox vs. Tigers: Who Is Now the Team to Beat in the AL Central?

The Chicago White Sox haven’t made the postseason since 2008. The Detroit Tigers have won the American League Central four years running. They are franchises that have largely occupied separate breaths in the larger MLB conversationShow More Summary

Biggest Takeaways from Jon Lester's Introductory Press Conference with Cubs

The Chicago Cubs officially introduced starting pitcher Jon Lester as the newest member of the organization on Monday afternoon. Fox Sports: MLB captured the moment on Twitter: One thing that isn't clear in that picture is the number Lester chose, No. Show More Summary

Chase Headley's Re-Up a Solid Deal for Yankees, Brings 2015 Lineup into View

Chase Headley isn't the big free-agent fish New York Yankees fans have been waiting for. His signing won't splash across the headlines, and he won't single-handedly carry New York back to the top of the American League East. But by inking...Show More Summary

Chase Headley Re-Signs with Yankees: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Despite a somewhat disappointing 2014 season, third baseman Chase Headley reportedly cashed in Monday, reaching an agreement to sign a contract with the Yankees to stay in New York. Buster Olney of ESPN reported that the deal, still pending a physical, is worth $52 million for four years. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Chatter Surrounding Ryan Howard, Cole Hamels and More

The MLB offseason has already been filled with blockbuster trades and huge free-agent signings, but the trade rumors that continue to circulate around the biggest names in the sport could signal more change to come. With stars like first...Show More Summary

MLB Rumors: Latest Trade Whispers on Cole Hamels, Justin Upton and More

The winter meetings have come and gone, but the ripple effect they left is still being felt around the MLB. Even with names like Matt Kemp and Josh Donaldson being moved in recent weeks, there are several notable players still reportedly...Show More Summary

MLB Players in Worst Spots as Winter Meetings Dust Settles

While the baseball world is still trying to get its hands around the insanity of the 2014 winter meetings, the dust is finally beginning to settle, giving us a clear view of where things stand. For every move that a team made has consequences. Show More Summary

1 Perfect Remaining Offseason Target for Each of MLB's 30 Teams

With undoubtedly the busiest winter meetings in recent memory now in the rearview, to-do lists are dwindling around the league, but there is still a lot of work to be done by all 30 teams between now and the start of spring training. Max...Show More Summary

Inside the Chicago Cubs' Hiring of Joe Maddon, One of MLB's Best Managers

SAN DIEGO — From his 20 th floor room here in the Grand Hyatt hotel, from his first winter meetings as the manager of the Chicago Cubs, Joe Maddon's view is breathtakingly spectacular. Out the window is a gorgeous and expansive panorama of the San Diego Bay, sun sparkling on the water. Show More Summary

Key MLB Free Agents Opting for 'Greener Pastures' an Early Offseason Trend

So far, the MLB offseason has been the winter of jumping ship. With the exception of Victor Martinez, who re-signed with the Detroit Tigers on a four-year, $68 million deal, all of the big-name free agents will be playing for new teams in 2015. Show More Summary

Forming the Perfect Rebuilding Plan for the Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves aren ’t officially rebuilding, at least not yet, but the organization certainly has its sights set on the future. That became clear back in late September, when Braves president John Schuerholz tore apart the team’s...Show More Summary

Bryce Harper, Nationals Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, 22, has reportedly agreed to terms on a two-year deal, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. The two sides came together after disputes over his contract prior to Monday, per Adam Kilgore...Show More Summary

Red Sox Still Need Cole Hamels Trade to Complete True Contending Rotation

The Boston Red Sox left the 2014 winter meetings with a bushel of starting pitchers. Yet, after striking out on Jon Lester, they failed to land a legitimate difference-maker, the kind of arm that will hurl their rotation over the hump and establish Boston as a true contender. Paging Cole Hamels. Show More Summary

2014 MLB Free Agents: Recent Rumors and Predictions for Notable Talent

The MLB hot stove has cooled off a bit in mid-December. The majority of big-name free agents have been signed to lucrative contracts, and teams have crossed off the majority of their wish lists via trades. The Los Angeles Dodgers brought...Show More Summary

Dodgers' Flurry of Moves Is Making Them Better Now and in the Long Term

The moves made in San Diego left Los Angeles stunned, confused and even angry last week. The new Los Angeles Dodgers front office made drastic roster changes at the MLB winter meetings, pulling off five moves involving 16 players. The...Show More Summary

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