The Angels committed only $22.315 million to earn the rights to Japanese two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani for at least the next six seasons. Thanks to Major League Baseball rules limiting bonuses to international free agents who have not yet turned 25, they paid a deeply discounted price for baseball’s...
Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings don’t begin until Sunday, but wheels are already spinning. Hot on the heels of Japanese star Shohei Otani agreeing to a deal with the Los Angeles Angels comes word that baseball’s other biggest prize, National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton, has exercised his no-trade clause to put the kibosh on potential trades […]
Giancarlo Stanton has been the most popular name in Major League Baseball this offseason. He has been rumored in plenty of trade discussions and quite a few teams have been mentioned as potential landing spots for him. Now, it appears...Show More Summary
“In the end, he felt a strong connection with the Angels and believes they can best help him reach his goals in Major League Baseball,” Ohtani’s agent Nez Balelo said in a statement.
For the first time in nine years, the San Francisco Giants aren’t getting all the “green” glory. Major League Baseball decided to award its Green Glove Award to the Seattle Mariners this year for the team’s recycling efforts at Safeco Field. Show More Summary
Politics have already dealt Venezuelan major league baseball players a difficult situation.
The Angels struck a deal Tuesday with 17-year-old Venezuelan shortstop Kevin Maitan, a onetime top prospect declared a free agent last month by Major League Baseball. Maitan was considered the best player available in the 2016-2017 international class, and he received a $4.25-million bonus to...
Shohei Ohtani is one of the most intriguing prospects to ever make his way from overseas to Major League Baseball. He is known as the “Japanse Babe Ruth” and the sky is the limit from a potential standpoint. That has made almost every...Show More Summary
With the start of Major League Baseball’s winter meetings a week away, the reigning National League MVP could soon be on the move. MLB Network’s Jon Morosi reported Sunday that the Miami Marlins have agreed upon the general framework of a trade with both the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals for slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton, […]
No-trade clause complicates trade talk with Marlins. The hot stove season in Major League Baseball is heating up, and with the winter meetings a week away Giancarlo Stanton might soon be an ex-member of the Miami Marlins. At the very...Show More Summary
The three-week recruiting frenzy to sign Shohei Ohtani, the enigmatic 23-year-old star from Japan, kicked off Friday afternoon when the 30 owners of Major League Baseball ratified a posting agreement with Nippon Professional Baseball and allowed the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters to make Ohtani available....
It was huge a mistake in the first place on baseball's part to expand into Florida.
Friday at 8 p.m. ET is the deadline for Major League Baseball teams to tender contracts to players eligible for salary arbitration this winter. That makes for a day of several transactions involving players on the fringes of major league...Show More Summary
COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOSTON (AP) — One of college football's oldest rivalries will be visiting major league baseball's oldest ballpark. The Game between Harvard and Yale will be played at Fenway … Click to Continue »
Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, a sports merchandising agency, started planning the promotions for the Major League Baseball playoffs months ago.
Chicago Cubs players Kris Bryant, Hector Rondon, and others are awaiting decisions on their 2018 contracts and may very well be going to arbitration, the Chicago Tribune is reporting. All 29 Major League baseball teams have until Friday night to offer their players a contract. Show More Summary
A group of never-before-seen photos of sports legends Babe Ruth and Jim Thorpe, plus one of former major league baseball catcher Wally Schang, will come up for bid on Saturday, December 2nd, at Ripley Auctions, online and in the firm?s gallery located at 2764 East 55th Place in Indianapolis. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said MLB’s investigation determined the Braves funneled extra signing bonus money to five players in 2015-16, circumventing international signing rules.
Monday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at what could keep Shohei Ohtani from coming to MLB. Shohei Ohtani wants to come to Major League Baseball in time for the 2018 season, but there is now a holdup in that quest. MLB's Players Union doesn't like the posting system, and wants an agreement to change it. Show More Summary
Facebook’s venture into live sports streaming shows no signs of slowing. As the site has built up its Watch initiative, it has aired Major League Baseball, college football, and Champions League soccer, to name a few. And on Thursday, Facebook announced it will exclusively air 47 college basketball games between now and March. Show More Summary