All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon agreed to a $72 million, four-year deal Wednesday to remain with the World Series champion Kansas City Royals, a person familiar with the details told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Royals had not announced the contract, which was first reported by MLB.com. The agreement […]
Following a frustrating season that saw his seven-year tenure in Texas come to an end, veteran reliever Neftali Feliz will attempt to rebound with the Pittsburgh Pirates after agreeing Wednesday to a one-year deal worth a reported $3.9 million with the club. Feliz, an All-Star in 2010, endured the worst year of his career this […]
Despite logging two just starts in the major leagues over the last two seasons, oft-injured right-hander Brandon Beachy landed a one-year deal with the Dodgers on Wednesday, re-signing with Los Angeles for a reported $1.5 million, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. The deal also allows Beachy to earn up to an additional $2.75 […]
The Kansas City Royals made the first big splash of 2016 on Wednesday when they reunited with outfielder Alex Gordon for four more years, and the World Series champions may not be finished spending just yet. Kansas City is among a group of teams showing strong interest in signing right-hander Ian Kennedy, and are expected […]
Daniel Murphy is officially moving from one National League East club to another, signing a three-year deal with the Washington Nationals on Wednesday. The former New York Mets second baseman will reportedly earn $37.5 million over the life of the contract. He will be paid $8 million in 2016, $12 million in 2017, and $17.5 […]
NEW YORK (AP) Fewer than 500 people get a vote, but most every baseball fan seems to have a vehement opinion on who belongs in the Hall of Fame.
The Atlanta Braves are coming off a 67-win season, third-worst in baseball last season, so there’s plenty of room for improvement as the calendar turns to 2016. Here are six current Braves that need to show improvement this upcoming season.
MLB rumors: Are Indians done making moves?
Alex Anthopoulos has reportedly landed a job with the Los Angeles Dodgers, two months after he left the Toronto Blue Jays’ general manager post following their first playoff appearance in 22 years. Vince Cauchon of French-language Radio X et Rock in Quebec City tweeted that Anthopoulos had accepted a role with Los Angeles to work alongside […]
Hold your loved ones a little tighter, baseball traditionalists, because some footage has emerged that may drastically alter your world view. Pure, naive and wholesome New York Yankees outfielder Mickey Mantle once flipped his bat after a big hit. Yep, Mickey Mantle used to flip his bat too. (via @hfield07) pic.twitter.com/lmXkSzP5yZ — Big League Stew […]
Soon, we’ll find out which baseball legends will be marked for immortality and enshrined in Cooperstown. Ken Griffey Jr. is virtually a lock at this point. The outlook seems positive for Mike Piazza too. Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines are on the bubble. The conversation around Barry Bonds and Rogers Clemens might be changing. And […]
Washington Nationals infielder Ryan Zimmerman and Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard are fighting back against claims that they used steroids. Both players have filed lawsuits against Al Jazeera, claiming defamation. Those steroid allegations came to light in a recent Al Jazeera documentary, “The Dark Side,” which linked Zimmerman and Howard to a clinic that allegedly […]