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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:21:05 EDTLeBron's best shot ever? In a Cubs uniform!
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 19:43:43 EDTThe MLB non-tender deadline is Friday at 8 p.m. ET, and before it hits, 30 Major League teams will have to decide whether to extend contract offers to their arbitration-eligible players (as well as those players who are not yet arbitration-eligible but are on the 40-man roster) for the 2017 season.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 19:49:49 EDTBaseball's new five-year labor agreement addresses topics ranging from nutrition and travel to minimum salaries and random drug tests, in addition to an array of previously reported changes.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:05:32 EDTAs CC Sabathia approaches what could be his final season with the Yankees, he feels healthy following recent right knee surgery and upbeat about the potential of his team.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 02:10:22 EDTPrices begin as low as $60/$78 for a full strip of World Baseball Classic tickets in Miami and San Diego. You will receive better seats and lower prices than fans who buy tickets game by game.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:56:56 EDTThe list of potential destinations for Tigers slugger J.D. Martinez keeps growing as the Winter Meetings near. So, too, does the potential motivation for Detroit to trade him.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:18:29 EDTThe Nationals have filled their void at catcher, completing a trade with the Padres on Friday afternoon, acquiring Derek Norris in exchange for Minor League right-hander Pedro Avila.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:54:44 EDTThe Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with left-handed reliever Brian Duensing.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:27:38 EDTIt has been 53 days since David Ortiz swung his bat for the final time in a Major League game. At least at this stage, the slugger is basking in retirement while at the same time staying in-tuned with the game he loves so much.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:23:27 EDTThe MLB and MLBPA announced details of the new Basic Agreement, which expires on Dec. 1, 2021.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:59:36 EDTYou never know what's going to happen at the Winter Meetings, but it that shouldn't stop anyone from looking into the future and predict what might.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:25:40 EDTThe Cubs are World Series champions! Get T-shirts, caps, jerseys, sweatshirts and more official merchandise from the MLBshop.com.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:00:53 EDTFree Agent Matrix: Who will sign Encarnacion?
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:50:53 EDTInitially, it hurt Jacob deGrom to snap his fingers. So deGrom, coming off surgery to displace a nerve in his right elbow, did what any curious pitcher would do. He continued snapping the fingers on his right hand until one day, finally, the pain disappeared.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:17:59 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.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 15:49:37 EDTStraight from the euphoria of being part of perhaps the most historic championship team of all-time to the reality of free agency, closer Aroldis Chapman and center fielder Dexter Fowler are having some fun in the sun this weekend at David Ortiz's Celebrity Golf Classic.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:15:43 EDTBlue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman has some familiar company at David Ortiz's charity golf tournament this weekend. Two hitters who have backed him throughout his career are also in attendance -- Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista. But unlike Stroman, who remains with Toronto, Encarnacion and Bautista are two of the biggest bats on the free-agent market. It pains Stroman to think about his friends in that light.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:45:42 EDTThe Rangers head into the Winter Meetings still focused on starting pitching, and general manager Jon Daniels said they were more involved in trade discussions than pursuit of free agents.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:24:20 EDTTrade rumors swirling around Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen appear to be heating up, with the 2016 Winter Meetings set for next week.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:42:06 EDTCheck out MLBPipeline.com's updated Top 100 list for the 2016 season, including breakdowns by team and position.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:30:00 EDTRevisit 10 big Hot Stove splashes since 2000
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:43:20 EDTPlenty of teams are interested in J.D. Martinez, because his bat is legitimately stellar and his contract his reasonable. But what sort of defender will they be getting? It's a big open question, so let's help them dig in and figure it out.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:00:57 EDTThe Padres continued their youth movement on Friday, parting ways with catcher Derek Norris in exchange for Nationals pitching prospect Pedro Avila.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 19:10:16 EDTThe Nationals did not tender a contract with Ben Revere on Friday, ending his Washington career after one season and making him a free agent.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 19:12:35 EDTAvisail Garcia and Brett Lawrie, two of the eight arbitration eligible players on the White Sox, settled with the club, according to MLB Network's Jon Heyman. The White Sox have yet to announce if any of the other six were non-tendered.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:40:44 EDTThe Rangers on Friday tendered contracts to all of their players, except outfielder Jared Hoying, who was pre-arbitration eligible, leaving their 40-man roster at 39.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:25:07 EDTPerhaps because Adam Jones considers Buck Showalter one of his best friends in baseball, the Orioles' center fielder felt he could be candid about the manager's much-scrutinized decision not to deploy Zach Britton in the American League Wild Card Game against the Blue Jays this past October.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 15:55:00 EDTFresh off one of the best seasons of his career, Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera is set to represent his native Venezuela in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 19:40:10 EDTLefty reliever Jake McGee, whose first season with the Rockies was hampered by a left knee injury in June and a subsequent slump, reached a one-year, $5.9 million contract with the club on Friday to avoid arbitration.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:45:52 EDTBefore Friday's 8 p.m. ET deadline, Miami tendered All-Stars A.J. Ramos and Marcell Ozuna, along with Tom Koehler, David Phelps, Adeiny Hechavarria and infielder Derek Dietrich. The formality came as no surprise.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 15:43:26 EDTThe Nationals have been connected to Andrew McCutchen recently, but the team is reportedly keeping its options open as it searches for an outfielder and right-handed bat.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:15:00 EDTBraves beat reporter Mark Bowman answers questions about the Jaime Garcia trade, the rest of the rotation and more in the latest edition of the Inbox.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:34:45 EDTThe offseason is not only a time for clubs to search for external additions, but also to evaluate the escalating cost of the roster already in place. Right now, Cleveland's front office is weighing how to approach their nine players who are eligible for arbitration this winter.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:05:15 EDTBefore trying to get the Red Sox back to the postseason, Hanley Ramirez plans on helping the Dominican Republic defend its championship in the World Baseball Classic. After experiencing the thrill of playing for the DR's title-winning team three years ago, Ramirez confirmed Friday from David Ortiz's charity golf tournament that he plans on suiting up again for his country.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:00:00 EDTSeeking to retain some veteran depth behind the plate, the Mets on Friday settled with Rene Rivera on a $1.75 million contract to avoid arbitration. Rivera will compete with Kevin Plawecki for a spot backing up starting catcher Travis d'Arnaud.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:11:00 EDTIf Dexter Fowler doesn't re-sign with the Cubs, here are 10 -- yes, 10! -- teams who could emerge as landing spots for Fowler, ranked according to where he could have the biggest impact.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:13:40 EDTThe Hot Stove season is underway, and we keep you up to date with the latest free-agent news, trade buzz, rumors and more.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:59:18 EDTThe Orioles did not offer Vance Worley a contract for next year, making the right-hander a free agent in advance of Friday's non-tender deadline.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:10:18 EDTStop us if you've heard this one before: It's time for the Reds to seriously think about trading Joey Votto. For real, this time. If that sounds familiar, that's because it should.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:57:39 EDTGeorge Springer is on the United States' provisional roster for the 2017 World Baseball Classic, sources told MLB.com's Jon Morosi on Friday, and the Astros' right fielder is reportedly strongly considering playing.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:10:33 EDTThe Braves acquired left-hander Jaime García from the Cardinals on Thursday for three prospects.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 19:34:01 EDTNew Cardinal Gant boasts weirdest windup
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:54:00 EDTBrian Cashman spent part of his Friday morning strapping in for practice rappels down the side of the 22-story Landmark Building, and his annual participation in the city's "Heights and Lights" festival served an apt analogy with the Yankees' general manager preparing to jump ahead with his offseason business in advance of next week's Winter Meetings.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:06:19 EDTThe new Collective Bargaining Agreement will award home-field advantage in the World Series to the team with the better regular-season record. So how different would baseball history look had this been the procedure all along?
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:10:01 EDTThere are many ways for teams to analyze free agents this offseason -- from scouting reports to traditional stats to wins above replacement and beyond. Statcast™ provides yet another angle.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:53:36 EDTThe Pirates seem prepared to deal the face of their franchise, as they have reportedly begun discussing Andrew McCutchen in trade talks with other clubs.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:09:45 EDTJonathan Mayo examines how the new Collective Bargaining Agreement affects the Draft, free agency and the international market.