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Must-Click link: Tuffy Rhodes and the Japanese Hall of Fame
Rhodes should be in it, but he is stuck with less than 30 percent of the vote. Why?
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Mets invite Tim Tebow to big league spring training camp
Former football star Tim Tebow has been extended an invite to big league spring training camp by the Mets. A stint in the big leagues this year is not an unreasonable thought.
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Yankees ‘working hard’ to trade Sonny Gray
They've wanted to move Gray all offseason, but now that Adam Ottavino is signed, there's more of a reason to unload him.
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Pitcher and catcher report days, full squad workout days announced for all 30 teams
The A's and Mariners start early, the Braves shuffle in a bit late.
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Calcaterra: It's not Tony Clark's job to compromise, it's to advocate for players
MLB is proposing rules changes again. Ken Rosenthal would have the players cave. This makes no sense.
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Shawn Tolleson retires from baseball
Reliever Shawn Tolleson has retired from baseball after experiencing a setback in his recovery from Tommy John surgery.
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Eric Skoglund suspended 80 games after testing positive for performance enhancing drugs
Royals lefty starter Eric Skoglund has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for two performance enhancing drugs.
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Dan Lozano, Manny Machado’s agent, calls out Bob Nightengale and Buster Olney
Manny Machado's agent, Dan Lozano, called out Bob Nightengale and Buster Olney for publishing misleading reports about his client.
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Diamondbacks acquire Tim Locastro from Yankees
The Diamondbacks added depth on Wednesday, acquiring Tim Locastro from the Yankees.
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Cubs, White Sox continue to play hot potato with Ian Clarkin
For the fourth time this offseason, Ian Clarkin has moved from one Chicago organization to another.
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Diamondbacks sign Wilmer Flores
Flores will likely platoon at first base with Jake Lamb or cover it more if Lamb plays third
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Marty Brennaman announces that 2019 will be his last season
Brennaman has been a fixture in the booth since 1974
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Report: White Sox offer Manny Machado seven years, $175 million
If that's true, virtually every team in baseball should be in the bidding for Manny Machado.
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Matt Shepard to be Tigers new full-time play-by-play guy
Kirk Gibson and Jack Morris will split time in the analyst role
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Texas upbringing may influence Murray's decision
Kyler Murray could be the first athlete to be a first round pick in both the MLB and NFL drafts, but which sport will Murray ultimately choose?
Angels, Anaheim agree to keep team in Angel Stadium through 2020
The move gives the sides breathing room as the Angels continue to seek major improvements to the 53 year-old ballpark.
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Red Sox to visit White House on February 15
No word if the Red Sox will be served food.
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B.J. Upton is going by B.J. Upton again
The artist formerly known as Melvin Upton is back to being referred to as B.J., short for Bossman Junior.
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Bartolo Colon wants to keep pitching
45-year-old pitcher Bartolo Colon wants to continue his major league career. He spent last year with the Rangers, but struggled to a 5.78 ERA.
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Curtis Granderson intends to play in 2019
Veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson is hoping to play one more season in the majors.
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Longtime Pirates broadcaster Blass to retire after 2019
Steve Blass' 60th season with the Pittsburgh Pirates will be his last in the broadcast booth.
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Former All-Star closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges
Wetteland is accused of "continuously sexually abusing a child under 14"
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Pirates minor leaguer Tyler Eppler heads to Japan
Eppler just completed his second full season at Triple-A for the Pirates
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Indians, Reds, Padres are talking about a Corey Kluber deal
And it still doesn't make sense from the Indians' perspective.
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Report: Rays to sign Avisaíl García to one-year, $3.5 million deal
The Rays are reportedly close to signing outfielder Avisaíl García, who had an injury-shortened 2018 season.
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Mel Stottlemyre dies at 77
Stottlemyre was the Yankees ace for 11 seasons and won five World Series rings as a Mets and Yankees pitching coach
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Derek Holland signs a one-year deal with the Giants
Holland had his best season since 2013 last year for the Giants
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Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft
This is a procedural move: it does not mean he has decided to eschew baseball. At least not yet.
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Report: White Sox offered Manny Machado seven-year contract
The White Sox have reportedly offered free agent Manny Machado an eight-year contract. Machado is also being pursued by the Phillies and an as yet unknown third team.
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Report: Athletics considering major league contract for Kyler Murray
MLB will reportedly allow the Athletics to negotiate a new contract with 2018 first round draft pick Kyler Murray, who is mulling entering the NFL draft.
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Athletics trying to convince Kyler Murray to stick with baseball
Kyler Murray has until Monday to decide whether or not to enter the NFL draft. The Athletics, who selected him ninth overall in last year's draft, are going to try to convince him to stick with baseball.
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Report: Phillies expected to make an offer to Bryce Harper this week
If the Phillies are closing in on a deal with Harper, what does this mean for Manny Machado?
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Report: Rays could sign Matt Davidson as a two-way player
The Rays still have some holes to fill in their roster this winter, and they're willing to try some out-of-the-box ideas to get the depth they need.
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John Axford would like to sign with the Blue Jays
Axford is eager to reunite with the Blue Jays in 2019, but is the feeling mutual?
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The Giants are not making any “outgoing calls” on Madison Bumgarner
For now, at least, the left-handed ace is staying put.
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15 players have yet to reach arbitration settlement
Most players are expected to go to arbitration hearings after failing to settle with their respective teams by Friday's deadline.
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Nationals, Anthony Rendon settle at $18.8 million
Rendon will boost his salary earnings by $6.5 million after making $12.3 million with the Nationals in 2018.
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Nolan Arenado and the Rockies are $6 million apart in arbitration
Arenado is poised to set a new record in salary arbitration, whether or not he gets the $30 million he's seeking in 2019.
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Khris Davis, Athletics avoid arbitration with one-year, $16.5 million deal
Davis will return to Oakland on a one-year pact before entering free agency in 2020.
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Aaron Nola, Luis Severino headed to arbitration hearings
The Phillies and Yankees could not come to an agreement with their arbitration-eligible aces
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Jacob deGrom, Mets settle on a one-year $17 million deal
That's a record raise in arbitration
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Blue Jays trade Russell Martin to Dodgers
Martin returns to Los Angeles, where his big league career began in 2006
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Yankees close to signing DJ LeMahieu to a two-year, $24 million deal
He's expected to play multiple infield positions in the Yankees' suddenly-crowded infield
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Betts, Red Sox avoid arbitration with $20M deal
That's a record for a second-time arbitration-eligible player
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Alex Bregman has elbow surgery
It's a minor procedure, but it may cause Alex Bregman to start slowly this spring.
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Arbitration deadline could mean more than it usually does
Nolan Arenado is arbitration eligible, but arbitration may work differently this year than in the past.
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Report: Blue Jays sign David Phelps to one-year, $2.5 million deal
The Blue Jays have reportedly inked pitcher David Phelps to a one-year, $2.5 million contract with a club option for a second season.
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Report: Will Middlebrooks to retire
Will Middlebrooks is expected to retire from baseball, ending an injury-plagued six-year major league career.
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Report: Mets ink Lowrie for two years, $20M
The Mets signed veteran infielder Jed Lowrie to a two-year contract on Thursday.
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Mets sign Luis Avilán to minor league deal
The Mets inked lefty reliever Luis Avilán to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
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