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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.
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
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.
Blue Jays name J.A. Happ Opening Day starter
Happ is entering the final year of a three-year, $36 million deal
Giancarlo Stanton stared down Derek Jeter and Michael Hill to get to New York
This is not going to go how you guys think it will go,” Stanton told them.
Bob Uecker is basically indestructible
He survived a potentially fatal spider bite in October
Ronald Acuna’s demotion is a farce
What the Braves did with Acuna is not right and should be presumed to be sensible
Big names in baseball with tumbling fantasy stock
Adam Jones, Evan Longoria and Cole Hamels may not prove to be the most lucrative draft choices as they see their fantasy stock decline.
Fantasy baseball risers: Castillo, Albies, Margot
Rotoworld's D.J. Short breaks down three players with studly fantasy baseball potential, including the Reds' Luis Castillo and Braves' Ozzie Albies.
Ryan Zimmerman’s spring training has been weird
Ryan Zimmerman is either hiding an injury or else he is really redefining what spring training is.
Report: Yankees and Red Sox to play regular-season games in London next season
The Yanks are coming, the Yanks are coming
Justin Turner suffers broken wrist after being hit by pitch
Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner suffered a broken wrist when he was hit by a pitch during Monday's Cactus League game against the Athletics.
Royals sign Clay Buchholz to minor league deal
The Royals have signed veteran pitcher Clay Buchholz to a minor league contract.
New tax law could affect MLB trades
A tax law recently passed by Republicans could affect MLB teams by making them subject to capital gains taxes when making trades.
Report: Yankees, Red Sox near agreement to play two-game series in London in 2019
The Yankees and Red Sox are reportedly nearing an agreement to play a two-game series in London in 2019.
Kris Bryant wants to be Cubs’ player rep, vows to “fight” for next collective bargaining agreement
Motivated by economic developments across baseball during the offseason, Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant vows to "fight" for the next collective bargaining agreement.
Braves reassign Ronald Acuña to minor league camp
Outfield prospect Ronald Acuña hit .432 with four home runs and 11 RBI during spring training, but the Braves still reassigned him to minor league camp on Monday.