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Complete 2016 Arizona Fall League Update with Breakout Stars, Disappointments

The 2016 Arizona Fall League has come to an end, with the Mesa Solar Sox winning it all, besting the Surprise Saguaros 6-1 in the AFL Championship Game. But the AFL isn't about teams with excellent nicknames or championships. It's about...Show More Summary

Top MLB-Ready Prospects Who'll Benefit Most from the Offseason Frenzy

The focus of MLB offseason conversations is generally on what players teams could potentially add to fill areas of need, but often times the answer is already in-house. A team's top prospects, at least the ones on the cusp of reaching...Show More Summary

Pablo Sandoval Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Red Sox 3B

Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval hasn't lived up to the expectations of his big contract and could be on the move because of that. According to Evan Drellich of the Boston Herald on Friday, the San Francisco Giants have "c onsidered a reunion" with Sandoval. More to follow. Read more MLB news on

Top Potential Ian Kinsler Suitors, Trade Packages

The hot-stove rumor mill has made it clear that the Detroit Tigers have all their star players on the table. Miguel Cabrera. Justin Verlander. J.D. and Victor Martinez. And then there's arguably their most attractive trade chip: IanShow More Summary

Impact MLB Offseason Moves Teams Should Pull the Trigger on ASAP

Thanksgiving is behind us (belch), and the winter meetings kick off Dec. 4 —but MLB's hot stove is lukewarm at best. Sure, a few meaningful deals have gone down. The Houston Astros signed outfielder Josh Reddick and acquired catcher Brian McCann from the New York Yankees. Show More Summary

Sean Rodriguez to Braves: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

The Atlanta Braves added one of the most versatile players in baseball Thursday by signing Sean Rodriguez to a two-year deal worth over $11 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and Jon Heyman of Today's Knuckleball. Heyman...Show More Summary

Kenley Jansen Would Be Classic Head-Scratching Move for Adrift Marlins Franchise

Kenley Jansen is one of the best relief pitchers in baseball. By definition, he'll improve any club that signs him. He doesn't make sense for every team, however, financially or strategically, including the Miami Marlins. So, naturally,...Show More Summary

Taijuan Walker to Diamondbacks for Jean Segura: Latest Trade Details, Reaction

The Seattle Mariners agreed to trade starting pitcher Taijuan Walker to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday as part of a five-player trade. The Diamondbacks announced they acquired Walker and infielder Ketel Marte from Seattle in exchange...Show More Summary

Best 2016-17 MLB Free-Agency Fallback Options, Position by Position

Any good baseball executive enters free agency with more than one plan in mind. Even the best of baseball operations departments cannot predict what a player may decide. A team can target a free agent and offer him a great deal, butShow More Summary

Former Dodgers Pitcher Ralph Branca Dies at 90

Longtime Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca died Wednesday at the age of 90. Bobby Valentine, a former MLB manager and husband to Branca's daughter, Mary, announced the news on Twitter: "One of the greatest guys to ever throw a pitch or sing a song is [no] longer with us. Show More Summary

Updated Predictions for Where MLB's Top 15 Remaining Free Agents Will Land

We're less than a month into the Hot Stove League and, already, five of the MLB free agents that appeared on our initial Top 25 Big Board at the end of September have come off the market. OF Josh Reddick (No. 12): Signed a four-year, $52 million deal with the Houston Astros. SP Jeremy Hellickson (No. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Analyzing Buzz on Andrew McCutchen, Ian Kinsler and More

Free agency gets all the headlines this time of year in Major League Baseball, but a dreadful crop of talent for all 30 teams to choose from should boost interest and activity in the trade market over the winter. The end of NovemberShow More Summary

Rich Hill Signing Would Be Great Yankees Fit for Both Present and Future

The New York Yankees need a starting pitcher. In past winters, that would have led to their going after only the best options, and damn the cost! But since they need to be smart this winter, let's help point them toward Rich Hill. In truth, it can be hard to tell which direction the Yankees are leaning in. Show More Summary

Creating a United States Team That Can Win the 2017 World Baseball Classic

The World Baseball Classic is back —or it will be this spring, with the fourth installment of the international baseball tournament scheduled to kick off on Mar. 6 and the championship game slated for Mar. 22 at Dodger Stadium. The United...Show More Summary

Would Evan Longoria Trade Actually Make the Los Angeles Dodgers Better?

It's November. That means turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and Evan Longoria to the Los Angeles Dodgers rumors. Here's one, courtesy of MLB Network's Jon Morosi: OK, that's less a rumor and more informed speculation. And maybe Longoria-to-L.A. Show More Summary

It's Time to Take the Threat of an MLB Lockout Seriously

It's been 21 years since Major League Baseball exited its last work stoppage. Oh, how I'd love to tack an "and counting" on the end of that sentence. Instead, time may be counting down to baseball's next work stoppage. The majors' collective bargaining agreement is due to expire Dec. Show More Summary

MLB CBA Negotiations: Latest News, Rumors on Labor Talks

Major League Baseball owners are reportedly considering locking out the players if the two sides fail to agree on a new collective bargaining agreement before the current deal expires on Dec. 1, per Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Rosenthal...Show More Summary

Jason Castro to Twins: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Veteran catcher Jason Castro reached an agreement Tuesday with the Minnesota Twins on a new contract. Ken Rosenthal of cited a source and reported the news. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that it was a three-year,...Show More Summary

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

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