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Buster's Buzz: For many players, this will be a long, cold winter

2 hours 19 min ago
From veterans coming off one-year deals to all the available relievers -- so many relievers! -- the wait is on for offers that might never come.

MLB's next big thing: Mauer's Hall of Fame case and more

5 hours 30 min ago
Joe Mauer is a legend in Minnesota, but is he Cooperstown-worthy? We examine his Hall chances along with other recently retired stars.

With best years behind them, Giants face tough task of starting over

5 hours 30 min ago
After two losing seasons and with their core players beyond their prime years, the horizon for the champs of 2010, '12 and '14 is bleak.

Japan eyes '20 gold after beating MLB All-Stars

11 hours 45 min ago
A 5-1 exhibition series win over the MLB All-Stars has given Japan every reason to be confident about its chances to win its first Olympic gold medal in baseball in 2020.

Newly crowned MVP Mookie Betts staking a claim as MLB's best player

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 9:56pm
Winning baseball's biggest award adds an exclamation point: There might be nothing that Boston's right-field star can't do on the diamond.

Report: Veteran C Mathis agrees to join Rangers

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 9:56pm
Jeff Mathis, one of the top defensive catchers in the majors, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Rangers, according to The Athletic.

Betts adds AL MVP to successful Red Sox season

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 9:56pm
Mookie Betts couldn't draw up a dream season much more perfect than this: a batting title, a 30/30 campaign, a World Series championship and now the American League MVP award.

Hot 2nd half propels Brewers' Yelich to NL MVP

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 6:47pm
Brewers slugger Christian Yelich topped fellow finalists Nolan Arenado of the Rockies and Javier Baez of the Cubs for the National League MVP award Thursday.

Yanks' Cashman mum on Machado hustle debate

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 6:47pm
While saying that hustling "is always a prerequisite" when signing players, Yankees GM Brian Cashman doesn't want any part of a debate about free agent Manny Machado

Marlins forging new identity with colors, logo

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 6:47pm
The Marlins are going with blue, black, red and gray as their colors for 2019, and the team's new logo has a font style and colors reminiscent of the 1950s Miami Marlins.

Pick a color: MLB eases restrictions for spikes

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 6:47pm
Under a new deal, MLB players may now wear shoes with black, white, any colors on the team's uniform and additional colors approved by the team.

Baseball owners extend Manfred's contract

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 3:46pm
Baseball owners have extended the contract of Commissioner Rob Manfred after two days of meetings in Atlanta.

Buster's Buzz: Grandal's ugly Octobers could scare away potential suitors

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:31pm
He might be the best catcher available this winter. But his past two postseasons have been a lowlight reel of passed balls, crossed-up signs and strikeouts.

Stadium worker who spit on pizza gets probation

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:31pm
A fired Comerica Park stadium worker who pleaded guilty to spitting on a pizza has been sentenced to 18 months of probation and must take an anger management class.

How Christian Yelich became the face of the Brewers' revival

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 9:28am
The ex-Marlins outfielder's first year in Milwaukee couldn't have gone much better, from his MVP-caliber season to his warm embrace by Midwest fans.

Japan beats MLB All-Stars in final exhibition

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 9:28am
Sosuke Genda drove in three runs with a bases-clearing triple as Japan beat the MLB All-Stars 4-1 in the final of their six-game exhibition series on Thursday.

Cy Young trophies for deGrom, Snell reflect analytics' impact

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 8:37pm
The Mets ace took home his trophy with just 10 wins, the Rays hurler with just over 180 IP, so voters looked deeper at their performance.

Rangers name first coaches for Woodward staff

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 8:37pm
New Rangers manager Chris Woodward's staff will include three returning coaches and add Luis Ortiz as hitting coach.

Mets' deGrom (1.70 ERA) awarded NL Cy Young

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 8:37pm
Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom, who led the majors with a 1.70 ERA, won the National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday night.

Red Sox reward Cora, extend deal through '21

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 8:37pm
The Red Sox gave manager Alex Cora a new deal Monday that included a one-year extension through the 2021 season and, most likely, a significant raise. Terms were not announced.