Decision

Beltran won't attend White House ceremony, decision not Trump-related
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When the Houston Astros attend a ceremony at the White House later this year to honor the first World Series title in franchise history, there will be a notable absence. Carlos Beltran told reporters Tuesday that he will not head to Washington for the ceremony, but says his decision is not politically motivated. "No," Beltran […]

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Miami Marlins earn split decision in MLB salary arbitration
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Catcher J.T. Realmuto lost his salary arbitration case against Miami and first baseman Justin Bour beat the Marlins.

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The Empty Ethics Behind MLB's Decision to Stop Using the Racist Chief Wahoo Logo
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Major League Baseball and the Indians made the right choice to stop using Chief Wahoo in 2019. But this was a business decision, not an ethical one.

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Decision on Indians' logo about bigger picture
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I get why people view the Indians’ logo as some intrinsic piece of this ballclub’s brand. It’s why many fans will be upset with Major League Baseball’s announcement Monday that the 2018 season will be the last with Chief Wahoo on the Indians’ uniforms.

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Trading Cutch was a tough but wise decision
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Once Gerrit Cole was traded to the Astros, it was clear that the Neal Huntington and the Pirates’ front office were going to swallow hard and do the thing they never wanted to do — trade Andrew McCutchen.

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Decision looms at 1st in Halos' new-look lineup
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Within a 48-hour span earlier this month, the Angels revamped their infield by acquiring veteran second baseman Ian Kinsler from the Tigers and signing longtime shortstop Zack Cozart to a three-year, $38 million deal to play third base. While the moves solved two of the Halos’ biggest holes this offseason, one side effect is that […]

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Kinsler: Angels' win-now moves helped decision
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The Angels began to emerge as an attractive destination for veteran second baseman Ian Kinsler four months ago, when his close friend and former Tigers teammate Justin Upton was traded to the club toward the end of the 2017 season.

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Tribe's checklist waits on Santana's decision
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The Indians would like to keep Carlos Santana in the fold, but they currently have to balance negotiating with waiting while also planning ahead in case he signs elsewhere.

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MLB could investigate signing process after Ohtani's decision
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The baseball world is waiting with bated breath for international two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani to announce which team will gain his services, but his signing might not be the end of the story. MLB officials told ESPN's Buster Olney there could be an immediate investigation into the recruitment and signing process. "The commissioner's attention on […]

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Keep or Chuck? 1 Player Each MLB Team Has to Make Final Decision on ASAP
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Arizona Diamondbacks: C John Ryan Murphy* The catching platoon of Chris Iannetta and Jeff Mathis was quietly terrific for the Diamondbacks this past season and undoubtedly played a significant role in the team improving from 30th (5.09) to third (3.66) in ERA. That being said, Mathis doesn't offer

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Report: Ohtani's MLB meetings have concluded, decision timeline unknown
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After Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani met with the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, it concluded his seventh and final meeting with MLB teams, though it’s unclear when he’ll make a decision on where to sign, reports Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. The San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers were the first two teams to […]

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Cardinals await Stanton's decision on trade
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Following a week in which the Cardinals and Giants tried to sell their respective organizations in pitches to Giancarlo Stanton and his representatives, momentum appears to be gaining toward a resolution.

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