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How Jack Morris complicates future of Hall of Fame pitcher selections

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:40
Morris had a long career but was never dominant. What does that mean for pitchers like Mike Mussina and Curt Schilling making it to Cooperstown?

Buster Olney's top 10 teams: Who's leading the way into the 2018 season?

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:30
Don't let the romanticism of October and November baseball cloud your judgment: Are the Astros and Dodgers really at the top of the pack?

Are the Cubs one pitcher short as they play free-agent waiting game?

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:15
Chicago is still in the mix for the top arms on the market, but it also can afford to be patient thanks to an intriguing in-house rotation fix.

Corbin, Diamondbacks reach $7.5M, 1-yr. deal

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 23:10
Left-hander Patrick Corbin and the Arizona Diamondbacks avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a $7.5 million, one-year contract. Corbin was 14-13 with a 4.03 ERA last season and made $3.95 million.

Machado, Donaldson top 3Bs set for arbitration

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:27
Friday will be the busiest day of the offseason, with Baltimore's Manny Machado, Toronto's Josh Donaldson and the Cubs' Kris Bryant among the more than 170 players headed to arbitration.

Yankees, reliever Kahnle agree to $1.3M deal

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 19:27
Reliever Tommy Kahnle and the Yankees agreed to a one-year contract for $1,312,500, the first player to reach a deal among the team's eight who are eligible for salary arbitration.

Marisnick, Astros agree to 1-year, $1.9M deal

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:09
Outfielder Jake Marisnick, who hit .243 with a career-high 16 homers and 35 RBI last season, reached a one-year deal with the Astros for $1.9 million.

White Sox bring back Gonzalez on 1-year deal

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:27
Veteran right-hander Miguel Gonzalez is returning to the White Sox, agreeing to a one-year contract on Thursday.

Buster Olney's top 10 right fielders: The biggest are in the Bronx, but are they better than Bryce?

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:10
Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton put the Big in the Big Apple. Is it a clown question to ask if both rank ahead of Bryce Harper in right field?

Best team ever? The 2018 Astros could be one piece away

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:45
How do you top a 101-win season and World Series parade? If things fall into place for Houston, it could be with one of baseball's all-time great runs.

Mets bring back Jay Bruce to break baseball's hot stove cold snap

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 23:40
Teams weren't going to avoid big deals forever, but the Mets re-signing their former right fielder is just the first answer to many offseason needs.

Sources: Mets, Bruce reach 3-year, $39M deal

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 21:17
Jay Bruce is rejoining the Mets, as the two sides have agreed to a three-year, $39 million deal, according to sources.

Allen gets 1-year, $10.5M deal from Indians

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:52
Cody Allen, who has posted at least 30 saves in each of the past three seasons, reached agreement with the Indians on a $10,575,000, one-year contract.

Athletics, Davis agree to $10.5M, 1-year deal

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:02
Khris Davis and the Oakland Athletics agreed to a $10.5 million, one-year contract, more than doubling his salary after he beat the team in arbitration last winter. The Davis agreement announced Wednesday avoided another hearing next month.

How many Hall of Famers is every candidate on this year's ballot better than?

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:49
Want to make it to Cooperstown? Having a better career than those who have already gotten in is a great place to start. We compared every Hall hopeful to the current Hall of Famers at their position.

MLB agent fired; reportedly filmed showers

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:18
Agent Jason Wood was fired by CSE Talent on Wednesday after he reportedly filmed clients using his shower, according to multiple reports.

Reports: Castro latest Marlin hoping for trade

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:09
Second baseman Starlin Castro reportedly wants to be traded by the Marlins.

Buster Olney's top 10 center fielders: A new crew can't catch Mike Trout ... yet

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 08:08
A dynamic group of newly minted stars have risen to center field's elite, but can anyone challenge baseball's best player in the Age of Trout?

Free-agent faceoff: Would you rather give a nine-figure deal to Eric Hosmer or J.D. Martinez?

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 07:15
They're the two hitting stars of this free-agent class, but signing either slugger to a long-term contract comes with expensive risk.

Report: Morneau rejoining Twins as assistant

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:02
Justin Morneau, who hasn't played in the majors since 2016, will join the Minnesota Twins as a special assistant to the team's front office according to a report by the Canadian Baseball Network. He won the AL MVP Award with the Twins in 2006.

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