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Tigers, White Sox among teams that could make drastic changes

Detroit makeover could include the departures of Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander and/or Victor Martinez.

Sleeper MLB Teams That Could Surprise with Huge 2016-17 Offseason Splashes

Like the games they play, MLB teams don’t always follow the offseason script outsiders anticipate. Big-market teams don’t always make the biggest splashes. And teams we expect to stay silent sometimes emerge as the offsesaon’s biggest surprises. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Offseason Week 4 News, Rumors and Speculation

It's only fitting that the trade chatter on baseball's rumor mill has begun to look like the dinner table at Thanksgiving: A veritable smorgasbord of options to choose from for us to fill the empty space in our bellies or, in the case...Show More Summary

MLB Free Agents 2017: Rumors and Predictions for Biggest Stars

Major League Baseball's offseason has already seen some action, but things will pick up after Thanksgiving as every team and free agent prepares for the winter meetings in December. Even though players are free to sign deals right now,...Show More Summary

Jose Quintana, Not Chris Sale, Is Top MLB Offseason Trade Target

In a winter during which aces are in short supply, the hot-stove trade market seems to revolve around Chris Sale. And he's not even the best thing on the market. Let's make a case for the Chicago White Sox's other left-handed stud: Jose Quintana. Show More Summary

Justin Verlander Trade Would Propel Red Sox to the Top of AL Hierarchy

Justin Verlander and Boston Red Sox fans may not be on the best terms right now. After Verlander lost the American Cy Young Award to Boston sinkerballer Rick Porcello, Verlander's fiancee, Kate Upton, voiced her displeasure via Twitter...Show More Summary

Should the Orioles Sell High on Uber-Closer Zach Britton?

Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton didn't win the American League Cy Young Award. He didn't even finish among the top three, much to the consternation of his skipper. "It's shocking," Orioles manager Buck Showalter said of Britton...Show More Summary

Manny Ramirez, Ivan Rodriguez on baseball’s hall of fame ballot for first time

The two stars, both linked to performance enhancing drugs, are on the ballot alongside slugger Vladimir Guerrero.

Rangers Prospects Reportedly Questioned for Alleged Sexual Hazing of Teammate

Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan reported Monday that authorities in the Dominican Republic are investigating allegations that eight Texas Rangers prospects sexually assaulted an underage teammate. According to Passan, a brief Snapchat video...Show More Summary

2017 BBWAA Hall of Fame Ballot Released

The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) released its 2017 Hall of Fame ballot Monday, and Jeff Bagwell, Trevor Hoffman, Tim Raines, Vladimir Guerrero, Manny Ramirez, Ivan Rodriguez and Jorge Posada highlight the list ofShow More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Chris Sale, Chris Archer and More

Major League Baseball has officially begun its descent into winter in the early portions of the offseason. But the hot stove is growing warmer with some big names popping up in the trade market. Teams will be keen on addressing their...Show More Summary

2017 MLB Free Agents: Rumors and Predictions for Hottest Available Players

Now that MLB teams drew first blood in the offseason's free-agency market, expect the floodgates to soon open. The Toronto Blue Jays started the party by officially signing Kendrys Morales, a clear sign of them fearing the end of their relationship with star sluggers Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista. Show More Summary

All 30 MLB Teams' Best Trade Assets for the 2016-17 Offseason

The early stages of the MLB offseason are generally filled with speculation as to where the top free agents might sign and rumors as to which players are expected to be available on the trade market. This offseason has been no exception,...Show More Summary

Andrew McCutchen Is the Forgotten Superstar on the MLB Trade Market

There's a club of major league superstars so exclusive it has just two members. To get in requires a number of recent top-five finishes in Most Valuable Player voting. One year won't do—sorry, Bryce Harper—and neither will two. You might...Show More Summary

Is Aroldis Chapman or Dexter Fowler More Critical to Cubs' 2017 Repeat Push?

Let's pretend for just a moment that Theo Epstein isn't some sort of divine power, which, if you polled those in Chicago, is the pervasive feeling since baseball underwent its version of an apocalypse: a Chicago Cubs World Series win. We'll...Show More Summary

Elite MLB Prospects Who Are Linchpins in Possible Blockbuster Winter Trades

This year's MLB offseason is shaping up to be a busy one on the trade market as teams turn their attention to potential blockbuster deals to offset one of the weakest free-agent markets in recent memory. That should lead to plenty of talks of potential blockbuster deals during this year's winter meetings, which will take place from Dec. Show More Summary

Brett Cecil to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Free-agent relief pitcher Brett Cecil will have a new home for the first time in his eight-year MLB career as he signed a four-year, $30 million deal with the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported the deal is worth $30.5 million. "The Cecil market escalated quickly. Show More Summary

Surprise Potential Suitors for the Top 2016-17 MLB Offseason Names

Offseason rumors tend to look much like a stock car race. There are early front-runners, of course. And those teams linked to players in the early stages of the offseason do, quite frequently, end up acquiring said player. But like any great stock car race, there’s jostling for position. Show More Summary

Esurance MLB Awards 2016 Results: Winners and Twitter Reaction

Major League Baseball's 2016 season officially came to an end on Friday night with Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout taking home top honors as the best major leaguer at the Esurance MLB Awards show. That was one of 19 awards given...Show More Summary

The Braves Shouldn't Be the Team to Break the Prospect Bank for Chris Sale

The Atlanta Braves seem to have a Chris Sale obsession. I say we stage an intervention before it gets any worse. Who's with me? OK, maybe some concessions are in order first. The Braves and Sale are indeed a match made in hot stove heaven from a strictly on-paper perspective. Show More Summary

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