Bryce Harper will be back to work next month for the Nationals at Spring Training, and if he has his way, there will be less attention in 2016 on his famous flow and more on what covers it. New Era Cap announced on Tuesday that the reigning National League Most Valuable Player has officially signed on as a brand ambassador.
A deep, talent-rich outfield market has basically passed the Angels by, their need in left field seemingly outweighed by their desire to stay below the dreaded luxury-tax threshold. Jason Heyward (Cubs), Alex Gordon (Royals) and Gerardo Parra (Rockies) have signed elsewhere, and barring a last-minute change in philosophy, Yoenis Cespedes, Justin Upton and Chris Davis will do the same.
As news of Monte Irvin's passing Monday night of natural causes at age 96 made its way around the baseball world, many shared their memories of the Hall of Famer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Dodgers have hired Alex Anthopoulos as vice president of baseball operations, joining GM and fellow Canadian Farhan Zaidi in the front office.
Entering the season, the three most talented teams for 2016 look like Florida and Vanderbilt from the SEC and Louisville from the ACC.
The Dodgers have agreed to a six-year, $30 million contract with Cuban pitcher Yaisel Sierra, sources told MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez.
On a day the Marlins addressed their primary pitching need by agreeing to terms with lefty Wei-Yin Chen, the club also pulled off an under-the-radar deal for veteran infielder Chris Johnson, according to a source.
Despite the fact that he had never played above the Class A level before attending his first Major League Spring Training last year, Mallex Smith exuded a genuine sense of confidence that seemed to benefit him as he spent the summer completing successful stints with Double-A Mississippi and Triple-A Gwinnett.
The Dodgers confirmed the hiring of Alex Anthopoulos as vice president of baseball operations on Tuesday.
With the free-agent market still flush with impact bats, might the Cardinals pounce late to add to their offensive core?
Buck Showalter sat behind the desk in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex Tuesday morning, smiled and laughed. He had just been asked if he was surprised the Orioles had yet to technically lose a free agent so far this offseason.
Who will the Red Sox start behind the dish on Opening Day? Ian Browne looks at this question and more from Boston fans in the latest Inbox.
There's still some time before teams report to camp, but not much of it. In honor of this homestretch, we offer the 10 biggest questions to be answered before Spring Training.
Yoenis Cespedes, Justin Upton and Chris Davis will grab all the headlines over the next few weeks. But it doesn't take a megadeal to bolster an offense. With that in mind, here's a breakdown of the pros and cons that go along with five top free-agent hitters who aren't tied to Draft-pick compensation.
This is the year!
For the first time in years, the NL has been outspending the AL in free agency. This made us wonder if NL teams were actually getting more player value for doling out all that cash.
Manager Joe Maddon plans on serving spaghetti and meatballs to folks Wednesday night as part of a Cubs Caravan stop, and on Monday, he went shopping for ingredients.