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Max Scherzer Wins 2016 NL Cy Young Award: Voting Results and Comments

Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer has won the 2016 National League Cy Young Award, announced Major League Baseball. The pitcher earned 25 first-place votes, per the Baseball Writers' Association of America, beating out Chicago Cubs starters Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks. Show More Summary

Cubs Owner Tom Ricketts Comments on Winning World Series, Steve Bartman, More

Few championships have meant more to a franchise than the Chicago Cubs' 2016 World Series title. After 108 years without a title and 61 years since its last pennant, the team finally broke through with a Game 7 victory over the Cleveland Indians to win the title Nov. Show More Summary

Jason Castro: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Free-Agent Catcher

Former Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro has become a sought-after commodity on the free-agent market. Continue for updates. Braves Lead Among Suitors Wednesday, Nov. 16 Per Buster Olney of ESPN, the Atlanta Braves are a top bidder...Show More Summary

2016 Cy Young Award Voting Will Again Test Old School vs. New School Divide

On Wednesday, it will be once more unto the breach in the war between old-school and new-school MLB awards voters. The debate over the 2016 American League and National League Cy Young Awards—to be revealed at 6 p.m. ET on MLB Network—isn't as fiery as the last great battle in this war. Show More Summary

Charlie Morton to Astros: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

After missing most of the 2016 season due to injury, veteran starting pitcher Charlie Morton signed a two-year, $14 million free-agent deal with the Houston Astros on Wednesday. The Astros announced the signing, and Ken Rosenthal ofShow More Summary

1 Critical Mistake Each MLB Team Must Avoid Making in 2016-17 Offseason

Mistakes are inevitable. Everyone makes them, including general managers of MLB teams. They come in all shapes and sizes. From overpaying for a free agent to trades general managers wish they hadn't made to ignoring a glaring need on...Show More Summary

High-Reward MLB Reclamation Projects Worth Taking a Chance on for 2017

Major League Baseball free agency doesn't always set up great for everyone. Of course, there are players whose outstanding 2016 seasons positioned them well for a big payday this winter. But there are also those whose campaigns tookShow More Summary

1 Risky Move Each MLB Team Should Consider Making This Offseason

The winter meetings are just a few short weeks away as the MLB offseason figures to kick into full swing during the annual league-wide congregation that will take place this year from Dec. 4-8 in National Harbor, Maryland. Every offseason...Show More Summary

Has MLB Reached the Era of the $100 Million Reliever?

It's a good time to be a bullpen ace. First, there was the 2016 postseason, when the Cleveland Indians' Andrew Miller won the American League Championship Series MVP award with a historic performance and other late-inning arms —including...Show More Summary

J.D. Martinez Would Be Ideal Fit for Power-Starved Giants

Before the San Francisco Giants' run of even-year championships was killed by their bullpen at the end of 2016, it was wounded by their lack of power. Their leading home run hitter was Brandon Belt, who cranked just 17 homers. 17. The...Show More Summary

Terry Francona's 2nd Manager of the Year Award Pads Sterling Hall of Fame Resume

Terry Francona would surely trade his American League Manager of the Year award — and presumably every other piece of hardware in his trophy case — for another crack at the 2016 World Series. His Cleveland Indians got to Game 7. They could taste it. Show More Summary

MLB Manager of the Year 2016: AL and NL Winners, Voting Results and Reaction

After overcoming different types of adversity with their teams in the 2016 season, Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians and Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers were named American League and National League Manager of the Year...Show More Summary

Dave Roberts Wins 2016 NL Manager of the Year Award: Voting Results and Comments

The San Diego Padres didn't think Dave Roberts was good enough to be their manager. Unfortunately, that turned out to be a godsend for one of their bitter rivals. Roberts took home his first NL Manager of the Year Award on Tuesday, besting Chicago Cubs skipper Joe Maddon and Dusty Baker of the Washington Nationals. Show More Summary

Terry Francona Wins 2016 AL Manager of the Year Award: Voting Results, Comments

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona won the 2016 American League Manager of the Year award Tuesday. Per the BBWAA voting results, Francona garnered 22 first-place votes and 128 total points to take home the honor, beating Texas'...Show More Summary

Sonny Gray Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Athletics SP

Sonny Gray is coming off a disastrous 2016 season, though that's not stopping the Oakland Athletics right-hander from generating interest on the trade market. According to's Mark Bowman and Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Atlanta Braves have looked at Gray as a potential trade option to bolster their starting rotation. More to follow. Show More Summary

Yoenis Cespedes, Jose Abreu Named as Witnesses in Smuggling Trial

Major League Baseball All-Stars Yoenis Cespedes and Jose Abreu are among the names listed on a witness list for a trial against agent Bartolo Hernandez and his associate, Julio Estrada, for smuggling Cuban baseball players into the United...Show More Summary

MLB Megastar Mookie Betts Is Rare Master of All Trades

You know those people who seem to excel at everything? Mookie Betts is one of them. He was always a baseball stud. This shouldn't come as much of a surprise with him hitting.318/.363/.534 this year and finishing third in overall wins above replacement. Show More Summary

MLB Free Agents 2017: Rumors, Predictions for Josh Reddick, Carlos Beltran, More

Major League Baseball's signing season hasn't ramped up just yet, but there's plenty of chatter floating around that could serve as a good indicator of where several of the market's most coveted players will land. From corner outfielders...Show More Summary

MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Offseason Week 3 News, Rumors and Speculation

The general consensus when it comes to building a Major League Baseball team is that you do so up the middle, prioritizing catcher, second base, shortstop and center field—along with pitching—before anything else. Much of the chatter...Show More Summary

Chris Sale Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding White Sox SP

Chris Sale's 2016 season was turbulent at times, and the Chicago White Sox are reportedly receiving trade interest in the five-time All-Star from a number of clubs. According to Jon Heyman of Today's Knuckleball, the Atlanta Braves are...Show More Summary

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