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Ender Inciarte, Braves Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

The Atlanta Braves and outfielder Ender Inciarte agreed to a five-year, $30.5 million extension Friday that carries a club option for a sixth year. "We are thrilled to announce an extension for Ender," Braves general manager John Coppolella said in a statement. Show More Summary

Every MLB Team's Biggest Missed 2016-17 Offseason Opportunity 2 Months In

The MLB offseason is still far from over, but most of the big dominoes have already fallen on another busy winter. Mark Trumbo, Jose Bautista, Mike Napoli, Matt Wieters and Michael Saunders headline what's left of the position-player...Show More Summary

MLB Fanbases with the Most to Be Excited About This Christmas

'Twas the night before the night before Christmas, and all through MLB, fanbases were stirring, from Seattle to Miami. Some of those fanbases are stirring with giddy excitement about the possibilities for their favorite team in 2017....Show More Summary

Updating the Hottest Questions of the 2016-2017 MLB Offseason, Week 8

In keeping with the theme of the upcoming holidays, executives around MLB still have plenty of gift giving to do for their respective managers. Multiple players—be it via the trade or free-agent markets—are available who could have an impact on division races in 2017. Show More Summary

With Ivan Nova Back, Pirates Should Go All-In on Big 3 with Jose Quintana Splash

Offseason plans can change in a hurry. Just ask the Pittsburgh Pirates. At the winter meetings, there were rumblings the Pirates were sellers. Specifically, they were shopping center fielder and former franchise cornerstone Andrew McCutchen. Trade rumors are still swirling around the 2013 National League MVP. Show More Summary

Edwin Encarnacion to Indians: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Over the last five years, Edwin Encarnacion has hit 193 home runs while emerging as one of MLB's most reliable power bats. The Cleveland Indians will hope he'll continue that pace for at least another three years. Encarnacion agreedShow More Summary

Ivan Nova to Re-Sign with Pirates: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

The Pittsburgh Pirates reportedly came to terms Thursday with starting pitcher Ivan Nova on a three-year contract. Robert Murray of FanRag Sports, citing sources, first reported the three-year deal was worth $26 million, with a $2 million signing bonus. Show More Summary

Fact or Fiction on All of Week 8's Hottest MLB Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

Normally, the week before Christmas is a busy time in baseball, with teams looking to finish up deals with free agents and complete trades before the game goes on an unofficial hiatus until we ring in the new year. That hasn't been the...Show More Summary

Why Has MLB Trade Market Shifted so Strongly to Sellers' Advantage?

There's always going to be a reaction whenever star players change hands on the MLB trade market. Heck, it would be weird if people didn't say, "Wow!" or some other exclamation. But these days, we're often saying, "Wow!" not at the reality...Show More Summary

Is Ryan Braun or Brian Dozier the Better Superstar Bat on Trade Market?

First it was Ryan Braun. Now it's Brian Dozier. It's hardly a surprise to see the Los Angeles Dodgers linked to a right-handed hitter with power, given the difficulties they had against left-handed pitching in 2016. They were the only...Show More Summary

Early Induction Odds for the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

Voting members of the Baseball Writers Association of America have until Dec. 31 to submit their Hall of Fame ballots, and the results will be announced Jan. 6. It's not too early to stack up odds for the 2017 class, though, using past trends and exit polling of BBWAA voters as a guide. There are no first-ballot locks in this group. Show More Summary

Edwin Encarnacion Would Propel Indians Back to Top of AL Pack

The Cleveland Indians left the rest of the American League in their dust in 2016, winning 94 games in the regular season and then seven of eight game en route to a near miss in the World Series. But since a couple AL clubs have caught...Show More Summary

2017 MLB Free Agents: Rumors and Predictions for Top Sluggers on Market

Rumors, rumors and more rumors. They are the fuel for baseball fanatics in the coldest months and the fodder for discussion when baseball is generally overshadowed by football, basketball and hockey. Below, we'll break down some of the...Show More Summary

2016-2017 MLB Offseason 'Recruiting' Updates for All 30 Teams

Let's pretend for a moment that each MLB team's offseason was evaluated in a way similar to that of a college football or basketball program. Free-agent signings and trade additions would be assigned a rating from 1-5 on the "star" scale,...Show More Summary

Pitchers MLB Teams Should Consider Selling in Suddenly Weak Market

This MLB offseason offered little in terms of impact pitchers. And as we look to round third base on it, any that were available are now off the market. The big three closers—Mark Melancon (San Francisco Giants), Kenley Jansen (Los Angeles Dodgers) and Aroldis Chapman (New York Yankees)—all signed with teams. Show More Summary

Kris Bryant Monster Extension Should Be Next Move for Champion Cubs

The Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series in 2016. And by looking at their roster, it sure looks like they can turn right around and win another in 2017. So, they might as well set their sights on the more distant future—specifically...Show More Summary

Clay Buchholz Trade a Win-Win for Red Sox, Phillies

The Boston Red Sox cleared their starting-pitching logjam Tuesday by trading Clay Buchholz to the Philadelphia Phillies, per FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman. The Phils, as Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported, will send minor league...Show More Summary

Oswaldo Arcia to Diamondbacks: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

The Arizona Diamondbacks and outfielder Oswaldo Arcia agreed to a deal on Tuesday, according to Jon Heyman of Today's Knuckleball. Aaron Gleeman of Baseball Prospectus later confirmed Heyman's report. The parameters of the deal haveShow More Summary

Red Sox trade Clay Buchholz to Phillies

The Red Sox have traded right-hander Clay Buchholz to the Philadelphia Phillies.

Clay Buchholz to Phillies: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

Pitcher Clay Buchholz is no longer a member of the only MLB team he has known, following a tumultuous 2016 campaign. The Philadelphia Phillies announced they acquired Buchholz and sent minor league second baseman Josh Tobias to the Red...Show More Summary

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