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Correa sinks $5K charity shot at Rockets game

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 23:01
Astros star Carlos Correa won $5,000 for charity by draining a free throw Thursday night at the Rockets' home game against the Warriors.

White Sox get Avilan, Soria in 3-team deal

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 20:12
The Dodgers acquired left-handed reliever Scott Alexander from the Royals in a three-team trade that also included the White Sox. Veteran relievers Luis Avilan and Joakim Soria will go to Chicago in the deal.

Dodgers turn to Mark Prior as bullpen coach

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 18:00
Among several moves by the Dodgers on Thursday was added ex-MLBer Mark Prior as their bullpen coach.

ESPN: MLB, union to discuss pace changes

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 15:05
MLB and the Players Association will meet next week to discuss pace-of-play initiatives for 2018

Roundtable: Why is this hot stove season so cold, and what will happen when it heats up?

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 14:19
The pace of this offseason has been positively glacial. We examine the reasons so many free agents are still unsigned -- and make predictions for the coming thaw.

Buster Olney's top 10 catchers: Young backstops challenge Posey's reign

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 08:06
The Giant has long been MLB's best catcher. But can he fend off stiff competition from rising stars like Gary Sanchez or Willson Contreras this year?

Astros accept White House invite to honor title

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 20:09
The World Series champion Astros received an invitation to visit the White House and plan to attend, although a date hasn't been finalized, a team official told the Houston Chronicle.

Hot stove stock watch for all 30 teams: Who has actually done something this winter?

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 16:32
Big-ticket moves have been few and far between this offseason, but that hasn't stopped some clubs from helping their playoff chances, while others have fallen behind the pack.

Could a team of remaining free agents make the playoffs?

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:49
We brought back the Montreal Expos with a team comprised completely of players still available this winter. How does our hypothetical squad stack up against baseball's contenders? The answer might surprise you.

Cubs sued over wheelchair access at Wrigley

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 09:28
A 20-year-old Cubs fan is suing team owners to force them to provide better wheelchair access at Wrigley Field.

Buster Olney's top 10 relievers: Aroldis Chapman falls even as Yankees' bullpen rises

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 08:05
The pinstriped flamethrower fell from our fab-five firemen, but the Bombers still managed to pack the list this year.

Predicting where the biggest remaining free-agent stars will sign

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 07:28
It's already January, but there are aces and sluggers looking for new homes. We find the best bet -- and a dark horse -- for the top available names.

Report: Jeter's plan says Marlins to profit in '18

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 21:52
Marlins executive Derek Jeter's Project Wolverine plan given to potential investors in the franchise claims the team will turn a profit in 2018.

Top 10 starting pitchers: MLB's aces aren't extinct yet

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 07:55
There are fewer frontline starters than ever before, but the ones who still lord over the game are something special. So which one is No. 1?

18 for '18: Ranking this year's most interesting names in baseball

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 12:54
A Japanese sensation who landed in L.A. A Miami MVP shipped to the Bronx. A D.C. superstar on the cusp of free agency. All are among the players, managers, executives, agents and, um, commissioners, on our list of MLBers to watch in 2018.

Buster Olney's top 10 rankings for 2018

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 16:19
From the mound to behind the plate to the corners and every position in between, Buster Olney ranks the 10 best players and position groups in baseball.

McCovey: Anti-steroid HOF letter shot at Bonds

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 19:55
Giants legend Willie McCovey said Barry Bonds deserves a spot in Cooperstown, adding that a letter circulated by fellow Hall of Famer Joe Morgan last month to voters is aimed at keeping the all-time home run leader out of the Hall.

Law: Rockies pay a steep price for Wade Davis in latest pen investment

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 13:42
The former Cubs closer was the third pricey free-agent reliever inked by Colorado this winter, but he might not bring the club late-game certainty.

Source: Closer Davis agrees to join Rockies

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 11:07
Wade Davis, who saved 32 games for the Chicago Cubs in 2017, has agreed to a 3-year, $52 million deal with the Colorado Rockies, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Reports: Marlins listening on Yelich, Realmuto

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 18:50
After indications were that the Miami Marlins would hold on to outfielder Christian Yelich and catcher J.T. Realmuto, multiple reports Thursday said that the team is entertaining trade offers on both players as it looks to cut its 2018 payroll.