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The best player in the game would have been a free agent had he not signed an extension in 2014. What if he were available this winter? Buckle your seat belts, baseball fans. Here's the sizzling hot stove we can now only dream of.
No one laughs as much or as hard as Rich Donnelly, Tim Kurkjian says. But on Monday night, after Rich's son was killed helping a driver on a Dallas highway, there were more tears for the baseball family that inspired "The Chicken Runs at Midnight."
The Cardinals landed a big Fish for their outfield, while other top performers -- including last year's No. 1 -- sunk.
Even if Boston adds a big bat before spring training, it won't be enough unless its stars bounce back from down years in 2017.
Derby, the bat-fetching dog that served as a mascot for the minor league Trenton Thunder, has died of cancer.
Pitchers Carson Smith and Steven Wright, both coming off injuries, agreed to one-year contracts with the Red Sox that avoided salary arbitration.
An Indiana House bill introduced Monday includes a 1 percent "integrity fee" that would be distributed to the NBA and Major League Baseball if federal law legalizes sports wagering and the state passes the legislation.
Prosecutors have dropped a misdemeanor assault charge against former Major Leaguer and television analyst Ray Knight.
Left-hander Zach Duke is guaranteed $2.15 million as part of his one-year contract with the Minnesota Twins and can earn an additional $1.5 million based on pitching appearances.
These young franchise shortstops have begun a rivalry that will last for years. But who's better?
This winter's freeze-out of top free agents isn't an accident, but what's keeping the best available talents on the market well into January?
Starting with guys such as Nolan Arenado and Kris Bryant, third is stocked with top performers, but they can't all be No. 1. And where's Manny Machado?
Since baseball has no clock, a game could last forever ... or could it? We test September's 19-inning Boston-Toronto epic to see how much players -- and fans -- could endure.
The Blue Jays are acquiring second baseman Yangervis Solarte in a trade with the Padres.
The Astros' all-world infielder is the clear choice for No. 1. But beyond him, the competition gets fierce.
The Texas Rangers and Japan's Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters are starting a multiyear agreement this year that will involve baseball and business operations.
The 80th version of the Puerto Rican winter league returned on Friday, albeit under difficult circumstances, with a doubleheader in the western city of Mayaguez - Santurce vs. Carolina in the opener, and Caguas vs. Mayaguez in the nightcap.
Where future Hall of Famers used to dominate, a younger group of power hitters has pushed its way into the ranks of baseball's best.
They're the top arms on the market, but there are questions about both pitchers. We break down their resumes and let you decide which is the best bet.
Right now, What's on second and I Don't Know is on third. But those holes could be filled by the Yankees' top prospect -- and a veteran recruit.