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Yanks acquire QB Wilson in trade with Rangers

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 13:52
Russell Wilson, the Seahawks QB who made one-day appearances at spring training for the Texas Rangers in 2014 and '15, has been traded to the Yankees.

Here's why Cuban baseball player names start with the letter Y

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 13:25
In the Caribbean Series, nearly one-third of the Cuban players on the roster of the Alazanes del Granma have given names or surnames that start with Y.

Joe Girardi joining MLB Network studio

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:02
Former Yankees manager Joe Girardi is joining the MLB Network as a studio analyst and was set to make his debut Wednesday night.

Why no one will hit .400 ever again

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:40
Anything is possible in sports, right? Maybe not anymore.

Looking for a 2018 breakout offense? Start with these three lineups

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 07:15
Whether from call-ups who raked or an overall surge at the plate, we found a trio that soared late in 2017. Could they be even better this season?

Cuba leads Caribbean Series after 1st round

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 01:05
Cuba defeated reigning champion Puerto Rico 6-3 on Tuesday night to finish with the best record in the first round of the Caribbean Series.

Beltran: Missing WH visit not political statement

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 00:16
Carlos Beltran said he isn't trying to make a political statement by forgoing the trip to Washington with his former Astros teammates. "That's something that I don't have a lot of opinion on that," he said.

MLB's best up-and-coming players for 2018

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 22:42
Andrew Benintendi is among a group of young players who made good first impressions in 2017 but have a chance to raise their games and become stars this season.

Jose Altuve or Mike Trout: Who's No. 1 in our rankings for 2018?

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 21:15
The draft begins, and you're on the clock ... whom should you pick? Our experts defend their choices for the No. 1 overall selection in fantasy baseball drafts in three of the most popular formats: roto, head-to-head categories and head-to-head points.

Hough on Marlins: Think they have a good idea

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 20:10
"I know they've made some moves that maybe the fans are not really comfortable with," former Marlins pitcher Charlie Hough said Tuesday as the team unveiled a 25th anniversary logo at Marlins Park.

Surgery sidelines Twins' Santana 10-12 weeks

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 18:02
After experiencing discomfort in the middle finger of his throwing hand, Twins pitcher Ervin Santana underwent surgery on Tuesday that will sideline him for 10-12 weeks, according to the team.

Marlins fire man who plays team's mascot

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 17:37
The Marlins on Tuesday confirmed that it had fired John DeCicco, the man who plays the team's mascot, but Billy the Marlin will remain the team's mascot with a different person in the costume, the team said.

Schoop, O's avoid arbitration with $8.5M deal

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 13:57
All-Star second baseman Jonathan Schoop, who had 32 home runs and 105 RBIs for the Orioles in 2017, agreed to a one-year deal with the team for $8.5 million.

MLBPA: "race to bottom" threatens integrity

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 13:52
MLB Players Association executive director Tony Clark says teams aren't signing free agents because they are in "a race to the bottom."

Bonds' No. 25 to be retired by Giants in August

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 13:21
Barry Bonds, who spent 15 of his 22 seasons with the Giants while slugging an MLB-record 762 home runs, will have his number retired by the team in 2018.

Rangers, closer Oh reach 1-year, $2.75M deal

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:48
The Texas Rangers and former St. Louis Cardinals closer Seung-Hwan Oh have agreed on a one-year, $2.75 million deal.

Way-too-early 2018 MLB All-Stars: J.D. Martinez will be the starting DH for ... ?

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 07:05
Predicting Midsummer Classic rosters in February is hard. Add in the number of free agents left and it's almost impossible -- but that didn't stop us.

D.R. beats Cuba, into semis at Caribbean Series

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 00:42
Bryan Evans pitched seven solid innings, Junior Lake hit a two-run homer and the Dominican Republic defeated Cuba 7-1 on Monday night to reach the semifinals of the Caribbean Series.

Cardinals' Poncedeleon back after long rehab

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 22:36
St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguer Daniel Poncedeleon will participate in an official spring workout after a hit to his temple last May required emergency surgery, weeks in intensive care, and three months of inactivity.

Todd Frazier looks like a bargain for Mets

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 22:15
The veteran third baseman provides enough power and value at the plate to go with solid defense, making him worth his two-year, $17 million contract.

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