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Blue Jays acquire Grichuk from Cardinals

3 hours 25 min ago
Outfielder Randal Grichuk has been traded to the Blue Jays from the Cardinals. Earlier this week, Grichuk expressed disappointment that he would be fourth or fifth in the pecking order for the Cardinals this season.

Miller hopes no 'big fight' over pace of play

5 hours 38 min ago
Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller is hoping the players' union and the league can avoid an "ugly showdown'' over pace-of-play talks, which stalled Thursday.

Mets again invite Tebow for spring training

8 hours 33 min ago
Tim Tebow, who hit .226 with eight home runs and 52 RBIs in 126 minor league games for the Mets last season, has been invited back to spring training in 2018.

Are the Red Sox going to sign J.D. Martinez or what? Here's what we know

12 hours 27 min ago
Boston needs him. He appears to need Boston. A deal for baseball's top free-agent slugger is inevitable ... right?

D-backs' Tomas charged with criminal speeding

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:46pm
Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas was booked into the downtown Phoenix jail after authorities say his Mercedes Coupe was clocked at 105 mph on the freeway.

Sources: Union rejects pace-of-play proposals

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 6:52pm
The players' association rejected Major League Baseball's proposal to institute 20-second pitch clocks and limits on mound visits, a move that dares management to unilaterally impose the changes designed to speed the pace of games, two sources told ESPN.

Kendrick, Nats finalize $7 million, 2-year contract

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 5:48pm
Outfielder Howie Kendrick and the Washington Nationals have finalized their $7 million, two-year contract.

After coming out of left field as a rookie surprise, Rhys Hoskins prepares for stardom -- in left field

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:40pm
Philadelphia's breakout slugger snuck up on everyone during his record-setting debut. Now, he's adjusting to life as a known quantity while trying to master a new position.

Source: MLB pitch clock looms as talks stall

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:10pm
Barring a change in negotiations, it appears MLB will add a 20-second pitch clock and a restriction on catcher mound visits in 2018 without the union signing off, a source told ESPN.

Twins hire Jim Kaat as special assistant

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 2:03pm
The Minnesota Twins have hired former starting pitcher Jim Kaat as a special assistant to the organization.

Four candidates you don't realize are about to be Hall of Fame snubs

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 1:34pm
Because of lackluster analysis and ballot limits, these worthy candidates are about to be kicked off the Baseball Writers' Association of America's radar forever.

Pirates sign closer Rivero to 4-year deal

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:41am
The Pittsburgh Pirates' rebuilding process will include closer Felipe Rivero.

Mets finalize 1-year deal with Gonzalez

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:49am
Adrian Gonzalez vows to have a quiet voice with the New York Mets.

How much should Hall of Fame voters care about defense?

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:54am
In years past, hitting was the ticket to Cooperstown. Now, for players such as Omar Vizquel, defense matters most to voters. Are they right or wrong?

Twins hire retired Morneau as special assistant

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 6:53pm
The Minnesota Twins have hired the recently retired Justin Morneau as a special assistant. He will be involved in the amateur draft and be a resource for player acquisitions.

Do the best free-agent deals come to teams that wait?

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 5:13pm
As this odd hot stove season lingers on, we crunched the numbers to see who benefits most the later into the offseason contract negotiations take place.

Brewers' Jeffress pleads guilty to DWI charge

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:33pm
Jeremy Jeffress, now with the Brewers, pleaded guilty to a DWI charge from 2016 and was sentenced to three days in jail, according to Dallas County District Court online records. TMZ Sports reported Wednesday that he was credited with time served.

Pirates fans urge MLB to force Nutting to sell

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 3:38pm
Upset by trades of starting pitcher Gerrit Cole and outfielder Andrew McCutchen, Pirates fans have started a petition on change.org asking Major League Baseball to force owner Bob Nutting to sell the team.

Astros' Cole happy joining Verlander, Keuchel

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 3:21pm
While Houston manager A.J. Hinch is happy that the addition of Gerrit Cole bolsters his starting rotation, Cole is excited about the opportunity to be teammates with Justin Verlander and Dallas Keuchel.

One free-agent arm could change everything for these four teams

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:48pm
Some elite clubs have their rotations locked down, but other October hopefuls are a starting pitcher away from serious contention.

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