The Seattle Mariners are blowin ' up the New York Yankees' spot, as the kids say. The Mariners have made it known to free agent Robinson Cano—the longtime Yankees second baseman — that they are willing to offer him a contract for 10Show More Summary
Prince Fielder, Doug Fister, Dexter Fowler, David Freese and Ian Kinsler are some of the more notable players that have already been traded this offseason. Considering that the winter meetings haven't even gotten underway, expect atShow More Summary
The New York Yankees have been the biggest winners in the offseason thus far, signing free agents Jacoby Ellsbury and Brian McCann. However, the news hasn't been great over the last 24 hours for New York. And the bad news deals withShow More Summary
There’s some decent power to be found on the free-agent market this winter, but only one player who has two 40-home run seasons in the last three. That would be Curtis Granderson. Granderson is among a class of power-hitting outfielders...Show More Summary
It seemed possible that Brian Wilson would be able to find a job as a closer somewhere this winter. Notably, the Detroit News reported that the Tigers were heavily involved with Wilson before turning their attention (also their checkbook)...Show More Summary
Few things in professional sports can anger, annoy and befuddle fans like the inflating salaries in Major League Baseball's free-agent market. On a yearly basis, lucrative, long-term contracts are awarded to players, guaranteeing millions...Show More Summary
The expression “it’s only money” is most often uttered when referring to someone else’s bank account. When they’re your greenbacks, the control issue tends to rev up a tad.
On Thursday afternoon, the New York Yankees held a press conference to formally introduce Brian McCann to the Bronx. After nine excellent seasons in Atlanta, the 29-year-old catcher agreed to a five-year, $85 million contract with the...Show More Summary
For now, at least, it sounds like the days of gigantic posting fees for Japanese superstars are over. There's a chance that the result will involve said superstars staying put in Nippon Professional Baseball until they're ready for international free agency. Show More Summary
The Dodgers on Thursday fortified the back end of the bullpen, reaching an agreement on a new deal with Brian Wilson.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have bolstered their bullpen by signing free-agent reliever Brian Wilson. Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports first reported the contract agreement: Brian Wilson and Dodgers have come to contract agreement. — Tim Brown...Show More Summary
Major League Baseball's hot stove season has already provided us with some notable player movement, headlined by the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers' Prince Fielder-Ian Kinsler swap and Jacoby Ellsbury's massive $153 million deal with...Show More Summary
The Boston Red Sox have reportedly reached an agreement with relief pitcher Edward Mujica on a two-year, $9.5 million contract. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports passed along word of the deal: Reliever Edward Mujica and the Boston Red Sox...Show More Summary
Why we need to stop asking this questions every year: It might seem harmless, but it's not. Readers of the Chicago Tribune were given a poll question this week: "Greg Maddux should be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. What about Frank Thomas?" Those...Show More Summary
Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka might not be made available to major league teams this winter, the president of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles told a Japanese sports newspaper.
This year's MLB winter meetings are set to take place in Orlando, Fla., from Dec. 9-12. And with the hot stove really heating up here over the past few days, it promises to be a busy four-day stretch around the league. A trio of pitchers...Show More Summary
There have been pay-for-presumed-talent deals before. The Dodgers gave Darren Dreifort a five-year, $55 million contract because he was always juuuuust about to turn the corner. The Royals did the same thing for Gil Meche, and the deal worked out for a little while. Show More Summary
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has done an excellent job of addressing lineup issues this offseason, but the starting rotation has still yet to be tinkered with. With the winter meetings coming up, Cashman has the opportunity...Show More Summary
The Bambino teaches a boy to hit — and dishes out a few life lessons... A few observations. 1) There sure were a lot of orphans in that town. 2) Imagine if a kid wandered into the batting cage while David Ortiz was taking batting practice, and stood in the opposite batter's box while Papi took a few rips. Show More Summary
Another chapter was written in perhaps the greatest rivalry in baseball earlier this week, as former Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury jumped ship and signed a seven-year, $153 million deal with the New York Yankees. NotShow More Summary