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MOST SHOCKING FREE-AGENT DECISIONS IN MLB HISTORY

Since the first free agent signing of the modern era back in 1974, there have been several free agent deals that shook the baseball...

ANALYZING EVERY BIG OFFSEASON MOVE

There have been dozens of moves so far this winter, including trades, free-agent signings, waiver claims and so on, and we'll be examining...

 
 
 

BIGGEST FREE-AGENT CONTRACTS IN MLB HISTORY

Manny Machado has reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $300 million deal with the Padres, which would be the new biggest free-agent contract...

MACHADO IN '19, '20, '21. PROJECTING STAR'S FUTURE

Sabermetrician Brian Cartwright provided MLB.com with a seven-year projection for Manny Machado, via his Oliver system, which factors...

 
 
 

THE LATEST HARPER FREE-AGENT RUMORS

After seven seasons with the Nationals in which he won the 2012 National League Rookie of the Year Award, was named NL MVP in 2015...

DOMINICAN SHOWCASE HELPING PROSPECTS ALONG

The gap that separates the pros from the amateurs this week at the Mets' academy is about 10 yards wide. It's lined with 15-foot palm...

 
 
 

CREW BRASS 'MAKING A STATEMENT' WITH OVERHAULS

Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio missed last week's ribbon-cutting at American Family Fields of Phoenix because of an illness,...

THE DEFINING STORIES, PLAYERS OF THE DECADE

Every baseball decade has its own flavor, a way to establish it as a clearly delineated period of time, an era with its own distinct...

 
 
 

BAUER ADDRESSES CONTROVERSIAL TELL-ALL STORY

All publicity is good publicity, according to Trevor Bauer.

GIANTS IN NO HURRY TO LOOK FOR BOCHY'S SUCCESSOR

Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi knows he will eventually have to start compiling a list of potential candidates...

 
 
 

HOW MANNY'S MEGA-DEAL IMPACTS BRYCE, OTHERS

Bryce Harper's future remains the primary topic around the game, but there are some other high-profile free agents still looking for...

TOMAS GETTING WORK IN AT FIRST BASE

As the D-backs went through fielding drills Tuesday, Yasmany Tomas spent his time at first base rather than in the outfield.

 
 
 

DIAZ CATAPULTS TO TOP OF FANTASY RELIEF RANKINGS

Here's how the fantasy tiers of relievers break down for 2019.

SEAGER SLIMMER, EAGER FOR FRESH START IN '19

While general manager Jerry Dipoto went about his Mariners makeover this offseason, Kyle Seager underwent a personal transformation...

 
 
 

PITCH CLOCKS NOTHING NEW TO YOUNGER PLAYERS

Pitch clocks are set to make their Spring Training debuts this week, and it will be in games featuring hordes of players for whom playing...

SMITH EMBRACING CHALLENGE OF CRITICAL SEASON

The flocks follow Peter Alonso everywhere he goes, snapping pictures, pining for sound bites, wondering whether he will make the team....

 
 
 

ZIMMER CONFIDENT TRIBE'S OF MIX WILL SURPRISE

The Indians' outfield has drawn quite a bit of attention over the offseason, after losing Michael Brantley, Melky Cabrera and Lonnie...

ESTRADA OPTIMISTIC FOR BOUNCE-BACK YEAR

Health isn't the only reason to believe in a bounce-back season for Marco Estrada. Playing within the confines of the pitcher-friendly...

 
 
 

HOSKINS WOULD LOVE TO PLAY ALONGSIDE HARPER

Will Rhys Hoskins be bummed if Bryce Harper signs elsewhere?

MCMAHON HOPES ADJUSTMENT LEADS TO 2B JOB

Ryan McMahon and the Rockies hope the struggles of 2018 lead to an immediate payoff. McMahon is a prime competitor for regular starts...

 
 
 



Abilene Christian might not have to face Kentucky star PJ Washington

Abilene Christian might not have to face Kentucky star PJ Washington

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - News circulated Wednesday in advance of Thursday's NCAA Tournament Midwest Region first-round game between No. 2 seed Kentucky and Abilene Christian, a No... Read more ...

Celtics guard Marcus Smart ejected after shoving 76ers star Joel Embiid

Celtics guard Marcus Smart ejected after shoving 76ers star Joel Embiid

Smart scored three points on 1-of-4 shooting and added four assists before exiting Wednesday's game. Read more ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers become first NFL team with two female coaches

Tampa Bay Buccaneers become first NFL team with two female coaches

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians made good on his word to hire full-time women coaches. Read more ...

Leafs get back on track with convincing win over Sabres

Leafs get back on track with convincing win over Sabres

John Tavares and Auston Matthews each had a goal and assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs won for just the second time in six games, beating the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Wednesday... Read more ...

Florida State won't sneak up on anyone in this NCAA Tournament

Florida State won't sneak up on anyone in this NCAA Tournament

HARTFORD - As a No. 9 seed last year, Florida State busted brackets but still left the NCAA Tournament feeling sick. The Seminoles are back - with a fuel in their stomach, a... Read more ...

Andrei Vasilevskiy makes franchise-record 54 saves, Lightning take down Caps...

Andrei Vasilevskiy makes franchise-record 54 saves, Lightning take down Caps in OT

Andrei Vasilevskiy made a franchise-record 54 saves as the Tampa Bay Lightning took down the Washington Capitals for the 2nd time this season. Read more ...

Mike Trout's new contract sparks social media frenzy

Mike Trout's new contract sparks social media frenzy

Trout signed a 12-year deal to remain with the Los Angeles Angels Wednesday Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...

John Calipari responds to UCLA rumor, says his plan is to retire at Kentucky

John Calipari responds to UCLA rumor, says his plan is to retire at Kentucky

John Calipari is regularly the subject of rumors, but he continues to profess loyalty to UK. Read more ...

Nikola Mirotic injury update: Bucks forward has thumb fracture, out 2-4 weeks

Nikola Mirotic injury update: Bucks forward has thumb fracture, out 2-4 weeks

Mirotic will miss the rest of the regular season and possibly part of the postseason. Read more ...