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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

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

While there are still plenty of familiar names available as free agents, there's a multitude of reasons those players remain unsigned. Some teams may be scared off by price, while others may not believe that those familiar names represent...Show More Summary

Dark Horses Who Could Win MLB's Hottest Upcoming 2016 Spring Position Battles

One of the best parts about MLB spring training is getting the chance to watch dark horses like Trayce Thompson and Aaron Sanchez, who will be angling to steal jobs away from more-established teammates. Surveying the bigs, there is an...Show More Summary

Manny Machado Has Wife's Portrait Tattooed on His Forearm

They tell you nothing is guaranteed until the ink is dry. Well, the ink on Manny Machado's love for his wife, Yainee, has not only dried, but it's also about as permanent as it gets. The Baltimore Orioles third baseman had her portrait tattooed and shared a photo to Instagram on Monday. Show More Summary

Salvador Perez Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Royals

All-Star catcher Salvador Perez is signed through the 2019 season, but the Kansas City Royals may be looking to hammer out the details on a new contract this offseason. MLB Network's Jon Heyman reported Monday the Royals are in discussions with Perez on a long-term extension. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

Jose Rosario, Astros Pitcher, Dies at 20

The Houston Astros announced Monday that minor league pitcher Jose Rosario died. The 20-year-old spent the 2015 season with Houston's Rookie League affiliates. In 18 appearances, he posted a 4.40 ERA. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

Mike Piazza to Have No. 31 Retired by Mets: Date, Comments and Reaction

The New York Mets announced Monday that longtime catcher Mike Piazza will have his No. 31 jersey retired by the franchise on July 30. Adam Rubin of ESPN.com added that Piazza will be only the fourth team member in Mets history to have his number retired. Piazza played for the club from 1998-2005. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

The Best Bargains Remaining on the 2015-16 MLB Offseason Market

You won't find the likes of Ian Desmond, Dexter Fowler or Howie Kendrick on the pages that follow. For while they all might ultimately sign contracts for salaries far less than they earned in 2015, all three have draft pick compensation...Show More Summary

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