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Former Twins pitcher Jack Morris 'overwhelmed' by Hall of Fame election
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The newly elected Hall of Famer got emotional during a news conference at the baseball winter meetings

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Boras taking Arrieta pitch straight to owners
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Agent Scott Boras says he has sent a 75-page binder exclusively to MLB owners on behalf of Jake Arrieta, who hit the market alongside Yu Darvish as the most coveted free-agent starter this winter.

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MLB ump Scott retires at 58, cites concussions
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Dale Scott, who saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field as a veteran MLB umpire, has decided to retire at 58.

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Pirates would listen to trade offers for Cole
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The Yankees are interested in acquiring Gerrit Cole, MLB Network insider Jon Heyman reported Monday, the first day of the Winter Meetings. That doesn’t necessarily mean a trade is imminent, or even that one will take place this offseason, but the Pirates will listen to offers for their Opening Day starter.

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Preller moves forward after missing on Ohtani
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Speaking for the first time since Shohei Ohtani’s decision to sign with the Angels, Padres general manager A.J. Preller noted that he was proud of his team’s pitch, even though “disappointment” came with the end result.

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Winter Meetings interview with Dave Martinez
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Nationals manager Dave Martinez speaks with the media at the 2017 Winter Meetings.

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Mets receiving calls on former All-Star Harvey
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The past two seasons may have dented Matt Harvey’s reputation as one of the game’s top pitchers. But they have not erased rival teams’ interest in his services.

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Hill's Winter Meetings press conference
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Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill holds a press conference at the Winter Meetings.

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Friedman, LA not feeling rushed to swing deal
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Yes, the Dodgers are mindful of the luxury tax. No, they don’t feel compelled to make Winter Meetings deals. Those were two takeaways from president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman’s first media session since Shohei Ohtani chose the Angels and Giancarlo Stanton joined the Yankees.

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After missing Stanton, Cards refocus on needs
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Their pursuit of Giancarlo Stanton now ended, the Cardinals arrived at the Winter Meetings prepared to pivot their attention toward other roster upgrades. What direction that will take them, however, is yet to be determined.

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Report: Nationals, Giants, Cardinals have interest in Marlins' Ozuna
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One Miami Marlins outfielder is gone, and another could soon follow. In the aftermath of the Giancarlo Stanton deal, Miami was said to be willing to listen to offers on Marcell Ozuna, and his market is apparently beginning to pick up. The Washington Nationals, San Francisco Giants, and St. Louis Cardinals are some of the […]

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Boras sent 75-page binder on Arrieta to each MLB owner
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As part of his plan to secure a lucrative deal for Jake Arrieta, Scott Boras revealed he sent a 75-page binder outlining his client's numerous selling points to all 30 owners, bypassing front offices entirely to market the former Cy Young award winner directly to those authorized to hand out nine-figure contracts. “Scott’s big thing […]

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