Sunday, December 17, 2017

A’s make pitch to Japanese star, Stanton reps meeting with Giants, Yankees showing interest,...

In 2012, the A’s shocked all of baseball by coming out of nowhere to scoop up Yoenis Céspedes, that winter’s most intriguing international player. Could Oakland pull off a similar feat this offseason? This week, the A’s made a...

Athletics to sign Yusmeiro Petit, Astros likely to shop Mike Fiers, Red Sox all...

The Athletics are in agreement with free-agent right-hander Yusmeiro Petit on a two-year, $10MM contract with a third-year club option, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports (via Twitter). Petit is represented by Godoy Sports. He’ll earn $3.5MM in 2018, $5.5MM in...

Rangers get experienced pitcher, Stanton and Gordon headed by the Bay, Jake Arrieta drawing...

The Rangers have coaxed the hot stove into a warmer position by reportedly agreeing to a one-year, $4-million deal ($500,000 buyout) with right-handed starting pitcher Doug Fister, pending a physical, a major-league source confirmed. The contract includes a $4.5-million team option for...

Marlins and Yankees strike a deal, Mets discuss Ian Kinsler trade, new MLB 20-sec...

The Marlins have struck a deal to acquire first baseman Garrett Cooper and lefty Caleb Smith from the Yankees. New York will receive righty Michael King and $250K of international bonus pool money in the swap. Cooper, 26, is a right-handed hitter who made his...

Jake Arrieta is a big squirrel with a lot of nuts, Dodgers are making...

Every time there’s a gathering of baseball’s owners or executives such as at the Winter Meetings or the GM and owner meetings, you can rest assured that there will be a Scott Boras media scrum. He’s the biggest agent...

Stanton heading in one direction, Carlos Beltran announces retirement, Cubs biggest concern must be...

Former Mets OF Carlos Beltran has officially announced his retirement after a 20-year MLB career. Beltran, who just won the World Series with the Astros, was emotional after securing his first, and now only, championship. The 40-year-old Beltran hit .231/.283/.383 with 14...

Rockies will go long-term with Greg Holland, JD Martinez is a worthy stock, Aaron...

The Colorado Rockies want to keep their bullpen intact and sign free agent Greg Holland to a long-term deal. Holland declined his $15 million player option last weekend, and will decline the $17.4 million qualifying offer from the Rockies to officially become a...

Astros rule the World, Carlos Correa proposes, George Springer is the World Series MVP

Houston manager A.J. Hinch exclaimed onstage: “We are a championship city! These players are always going to be called champions." It was the first time two teams with 100 wins during the regular season met in a World Series...

Giancarlo Stanton headed to Giants, World Series shifts to Houston, Yankees Part Ways with...

The Giants are reportedly "a very early favorite" to land Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton in a potential trade this offseason. The Giants "are viewed among the preferred destinations" for the outfielder who possesses a no-trade clause. The interest from San Francisco's side would be nothing...

Astros and Dodgers developed quite a rivalry, Mets hired a new manager, Cy Young...

Long before they made it to this year's World Series, the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers were plenty familiar with each other. For a quarter-century, they were in the NL West together, and back in the 1980s, their...