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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:46 EDTWednesday is the big day. The National Baseball Hall of Fame announces its Class of 2017, selected in a vote last month by the eligible members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:39:47 EDTThe Blue Jays and Jose Bautista have agreed to a one-year contract that includes a mutual option but is pending the completion of a physical, sources told MLB.com on Tuesday afternoon. The deal's options could keep Bautista in Toronto through 2019. The club has not confirmed the agreement.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:00:55 EDTJosh Hamilton is trying for another comeback. Good for him. Good for us, too. Baseball is more interesting when he's on a Major League diamond. Here's the thing. It's impossible to know what kind of player he can be, since he's 35 and recovering from yet another surgical procedure -- this time to his left knee.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:40:07 EDTThe Rangers have a new candidate to play first base in 2017. Josh Hamilton said he will be trying a new position in Spring Training after officially agreeing to a Minor League contract on Tuesday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:02:23 EDTWhite Sox prospect unleashes 110 mph throw
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:36:04 EDTYou'll receive better seats and lower prices than fans who buy game by game. Tickets for the first, second and Championship Rounds are on sale now.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:19:28 EDTLeading up to the release of the 2017 Top 100 Prospects list, MLBPipeline.com looks at baseball's top 10 prospects at each position. Here are baseball's best 10 southpaw pitching prospects.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:48:36 EDTTeam Cuba will be without Major League stars such as Jose Abreu, Yoenis Cėspedes and Aroldis Chapman, among others, for the 2017 World Baseball Classic, but that doesn't mean the country's squad is going down easily.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:52:00 EDTThe Mets' market for Jay Bruce, which as of New Year's Day included as many as a half-dozen suitors, has evaporated down to one or two.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:50:04 EDTThe Hot Stove season continues, and we keep you up to date with the latest free-agent news, trade buzz, rumors and more.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:25:20 EDTNow that the Braves have a talented young core to build around, what else should they do this offseason?
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:19:59 EDTMLB Network is teaming up with The Recording Academy to give fans of baseball and music the chance to attend the GRAMMY Awards, music's version of the World Series.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:07:47 EDTThe Cubs are World Series champions! Get T-shirts, caps, jerseys, sweatshirts and more official merchandise from the MLBshop.com.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:05:37 EDTThose who played with Ivan Rodriguez or against him have little doubt that he belongs in the Hall of Fame.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:35:10 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:40:27 EDTThe Rays are on the verge of signing free-agent reliever Shawn Tolleson, according to a report by the Tampa Bay Times. The club has not confirmed the report.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:35:17 EDTCheck out MLBPipeline.com's updated Top 100 list for the 2016 season, including breakdowns by team and position.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:05:47 EDTWhite Sox giving away a Hawk Harrelson alarm clock
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:42:39 EDTFourteen MLB.com reporters were among those eligible to cast ballots in the 2017 Hall of Fame vote conducted by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Here's a look at how they voted.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:15:52 EDTThe San Diego Padres on Tuesday announced they have signed infielder Wil Myers to a contract through the 2022 season with a club option for the 2023 season. The club did not immediately announce the financial parameters of the deal.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:33:59 EDTBack in 2010, Royals left-hander Danny Duffy was toiling in the Minor Leagues when he suddenly decided he'd had enough of baseball and simply quit. He packed his bags and headed for his hometown of Lompoc, Calif. Almost seven years later, Duffy has emerged as the team ace and one of the top left-handed starters in baseball.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:31:41 EDTWhtie Sox general manager Rick Hahn has done extremely well in trades of All-Star starter Chris Sale and outfielder Adam Eaton, assembling seven prospects. But in the case of a potential deal involving Jose Quintana, Hahn might have to decide when to bend just a bit.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:31:35 EDTStarlin Castro said that he experienced some mixed emotions while watching on television as Kris Bryant's throw across the Progressive Field diamond on the evening of Nov. 2, witnessing the ball land in Anthony Rizzo's glove to clinch the Cubs' first World Series title since 1908.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:11:59 EDTLike the ninth inning of so many games in which he pitched, Trevor Hoffman's 2017 Hall of Fame push is coming down to the wire.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:06:17 EDTLeading up to the release of the 2017 Top 100 Prospects list, MLBPipeline.com looks at baseball's top 10 prospects at each position, starting with the best right-handed pitching prospects.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:12:42 EDTAlex Rodriguez set to host 'Back in the Game' show
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:26 EDTThe Rangers will be without left-handed reliever Jake Diekman for at least the first half of the 2017 season while he recovers from upcoming stomach surgery.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:33:11 EDTIf Aaron Nola pitches as well as he said he feels, there might not be any competition this spring for the fifth spot in the Phillies' rotation.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:04:03 EDTJeff Bagwell, who starred at first base for the Astros from 1991-2005, is the kind of player often enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and the slugger will find out Wednesday afternoon if he'll join long-time teammate Craig Biggio in getting enshrined in Cooperstown later this summer.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:10:54 EDTThe D-backs are close to signing outfielder Gregor Blanco to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training, a source confirmed.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:28:21 EDTNearly four years after coming out of retirement to resurrect his career, pitcher Blaine Boyer is looking forward to the opportunity to reunite with the Braves and pitch just a few miles from his childhood home. He signed a Minor League deal with the team Tuesday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:08:24 EDTIn 2016, only three pitchers threw their fastball more often than Twins reliever Brandon Kintzler, whose repertoire is heavily dependent on his two-seam fastball. Yet despite throwing his sinker 88 percent of the time, it was one of the most effective pitches in baseball, helping lead to his 61.9 percent groundball rate, which was the eighth-highest mark in the Majors.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:07:55 EDTThe Royals are betting $65 million on Danny Duffy's breakout season being for real. Are they right to do so? The changes Duffy made are very similar to another AL pitching star, so the Royals can hope that they've made a wise investment.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:13:10 EDTIf the Braves get their wish next week, they'll begin making firm plans to relocate their Spring Training site to Florida's Sarasota County in 2019.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:31:25 EDTDexter Fowler, Aroldis Chapman, Chris Coghlan and Trevor Cahill are no longer on the Cubs' roster, but they contributed to the team's successful 2016 season and World Series championship, and they attended Monday's ceremony at the White House with President Barack Obama.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:04:37 EDTA's prospect Matt Chapman was the talk of Spring Training last year, and for good reason. The slugging third baseman showed off his power, leading the club with six home runs and 14 RBIs in Cactus League play.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:06:07 EDTRyan Braun, who's been the subject of trade rumors, is scheduled to attend the Brewers' annual fan fest later this month, along with other starting position players and Hall of Famers Robin Yount and Rollie Fingers.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:24:34 EDTZach Duke's scheduled appearance at the Cardinals' Winter Warm-Up was scrapped due to uncooperative weather, but good news about the lefty emerged over the weekend.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:41:37 EDTPitchers and catchers report to Nationals' Spring Training four weeks from Tuesday, and while Washington still has a few items left on its to-do list, it did cross a big one off last week by settling with its four arbitration-eligible players to avoid a hearing for the second consecutive season. It gives the Nationals some clarity on their Opening Day payroll, and this week's Inbox begins with a look at where that payroll stands.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:20:59 EDTThe Rangers, while waiting on free-agent right-hander Tyson Ross to undergo his physical, added another veteran candidate to their rotation by signing righty Dillon Gee on Tuesday to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:30:37 EDTIn a continuing effort to improve the versatility of their roster, the Rockies signed utility man Alexi Amarista to a one-year contract on Tuesday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:44:09 EDTAs a player learning to be an everyday player in the big leagues for the first time, Reds third baseman Eugenio Suarez demonstrated a full spectrum at the plate. Suarez flexed some power with 21 home runs. He was also streaky, going into and out of extended funks.