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Clayton Kershaw completes spring training with a 0.00 ERA
Clayton Kershaw had nothing left to prove when he exited the mound during his last Cactus League start on Friday. He finished camp with a 0.00 ERA, made all the more impressive after he extended his...
Indians tab Corey Kluber for Opening Day start
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: The Indians named Corey Kluber their Opening Day starter. “I think he knows,” Terry Francona said Friday. This will be the ace’s fourth...
Let’s end spring training now, you guys
Spring training must end now.
Major League Baseball finds insufficient evidence to discipline Miguel Sano for sexual assualt
In December, Sano was accused of assaulting a photographer several years ago
Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright suspended 15 games for domestic violence
Wright will serve his suspension once activated from the disabled list
Michael Conforto unlikely to be on Mets’ Opening Day roster
Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters that it was "unlikely" that Michael Conforto will make the opening roster.
2018 Preview: Oakland Athletics
The Athletics have a slugger for the future in Matt Olson but a rotation from, like, 2010.
Steven Souza diagnosed with strained pectoral muscle
It first looked like a major injury. but it seems he'll only miss a couple of weeks.
Jeff Samardzija to undergo MRI on right shoulder
Jeff Samardzija will undergo an MRI on his right shoulder and may not be ready for the start of the regular season.
How we talk about contracts between players and teams
The language we use to discuss athletes' contracts affects our ability to empathize with them.
MiLB president Pat O’Conner says teams would contract if minor league players had to be paid more
As Craig mentioned earlier, a new law is likely to pass as part of a Republican-led spending bill that amends language in the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. The result of that will make minor leaguers...
Jayson Werth is still looking for work
Free agent outfielder Jayson Werth is still looking to continue his playing career. He turns 39 years old in May.
2018 Preview: Washington Nationals
Can Bryce Harper help lead the Nationals to a championship before he heads into free agency?
Reds claim Kennys Vargas off waivers from Twins
The Reds claimed first baseman Kennys Vargas off waivers from the Twins on Thursday.
Indians release Mike Napoli
Is it the end of the line for Napoli?
Basic truth behind low salaries of minor leaguers
There's only one thing keeping baseball owners from paying minor leaguers more: they don't want to.
Rafael Montero to have Tommy John surgery
Montero was competing for a job in the Mets pen this spring
Congress to pass bill depriving minor leaguers of minimum wage rights
Baseball spent millions lobbying lawmakers to exempt minor leaguers from the Fair Labor Standards Act
2018 Preview: Texas Rangers
Never bet against Adrian Beltre, but beyond him, there are a lot of bets that have to pay off for the Rangers to contend.
Diamondbacks outfielder Steven Souza injures right shoulder
Souza kicked his legs in apparent agony after diving for a ball and missing in a game last night
David Phelps to undergo Tommy John surgery
Mariners reliever David Phelps has a torn UCL and will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery.
Johan Camargo will start season on disabled list
Braves third baseman Johan Camargo won't be ready for the start of the season due to a strained side and back.
Wade Miley exits spring start with groin strain
Brewers rotation candidate Wade Miley left Wednesday's spring start against the Athletics with a strained left groin.
Mariners claim Dario Alvarez off waivers from Cubs
The Mariners claimed reliever Dario Alvarez off waivers from the Cubs on Wednesday.
2018 Preview: New York Mets
Will the Mets have what it takes to hang around in the NL Wild Card race?
Hall of Fame will no longer use Chief Wahoo on Hall of Fame plaques
Jim Thome had previously expressed a wish to have a Block-C on his Hall plaque cap
Daniel Murphy will miss start of season
Murphy can take BP, but his lateral movement is still not back after offseason knee surgery
Jose Fernandez’s death cited to head off criticism of the Miami Marlins teardown
This is pathetic even by the historically pathetic standards of the Miami Marlins
UPDATE: Alex Cobb signs a four-year, $57 million deal with the Orioles
Free agent starter Alex Cobb is expected to sign a four-year, $60 million contract with the Orioles.
Rotoworld experts critique their own teams
Rotoworld experts Matt Stroup, D.J. Short, Matthew Pouliot and Patrick Daugherty analyze their teams after drafting live against eight Roto subscribers.
Calhoun, Acuna, Puk among rookies to watch
Other than Ronald Acuna of the Braves, Rangers OF Willie Calhoun and A's SP A.J. Puk are a few rookies to monitor in fantasy this season.
Here's why Turner's ranked so high by Rotoworld
Trea Turner's ability to steal at least 50 bases and likely lead the NL in runs is why he is ranked so high by Rotoworld.
Ranking Syndergaard, Bumgarner, Strasburg
Who should be drafted first among Noah Syndergaard, Madison Bumgarner and Stephen Strasburg?
RotoPat's team highlighted by Betts, Bryant
RotoPat's fantasy team is littered with exciting players like Mookie Betts, Kris Bryant, Rhys Hosklns and Kyle Schwarber.
Short's team led by Turner, deGrom, Sanchez
D.J. Short jumped all over Trea Turner early and grabbed Gary Sanchez to gain an advantage at catcher, but wishes he drafted another big-time pitcher to go with Jacob deGrom.
Pouliot team highlighted by Machado, Stanton
Manny Machado and Giancarlo Stanton lead a hitter-heavy lineup for Matthew Pouliot's team who admits he wishes Kyle Hendricks wasn't his No. 1 pitcher.
Stroup team led by Lindor, Harper, Acuna, Darvish
Matthew Stroup's team is highlighted by Francisco Lindor and Bryce Harper, as well as newcomers Ronald Acuna and Shohei Ohtani.
Are Stanton and Judge worth taking in top 15?
Yankees sluggers Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge were both off the board by the 15th pick. Based on their power potential, the experts aren't surprised at all.
Is Shohei Ohtani worth a top-100 pick in fantasy?
Angels pitcher/hitter Shohei Ohtani is ready to take the MLB by storm, but is he even worth a top-100 pick in fantasy? The Roto experts say no.
Position flexibility of Gordon, Rizzo boost stocks
It's important to remember position flexibility when you're drafting. Players like Dee Gordon, Anthony Rizzo, Freddie Freeman and Manny Machado get a nice boost because of it.
Kershaw, Scherzer, Sale, Kluber drafted in Rd. 1
Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer, Chris Sale and Corey Kluber all went in the first round of the Rotoworld Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft, but no one was that surprised by it happening.
Injury-prone players worth taking a gamble on
Diamondbacks OF A.J. Pollock is one injury-prone player worth taking a gamble on, but the Roto experts are shying away from Astros SP Lance McCullers and Nationals 1B Ryan Zimmerman.
Chris Sale will start on Opening Day for Red Sox
No surprise here: Chris Sale will start on Opening Day for the Red Sox against the Rays.
Draft Trea Turner or Jose Altuve at No. 2?
Should you draft Nationals SS Trea Turner or Astros 2B Jose Altuve with the second pick in your fantasy baseball draft, assuming Angles OF Mike Trout goes No. 1?
Alex Dickerson to undergo Tommy John surgery
Padres outfielder Alex Dickerson will likely miss the rest of the season after deciding to undergo Tommy John surgery for his sprained UCL.
Mike Trout has yet to strike out this spring
Mike Trout has somehow avoided striking out thus far this spring.
2018 Preview: Chicago Cubs
Will the addition of Yu Darvish help the Cubs win the NL Central for a third consecutive season?
2018 Preview: Baltimore Orioles
It's not dark yet but it's getting there
Athletics sign Brett Anderson to minor league deal
Back, where he started. Here he goes 'round again.