Surprise! Baseball America didn't name Shohei Ohtani, the Japanese Babe Ruth, as its top prospect for 2018.
Keith Law ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior baseball analyst for Insider Was special asst. to Blue Jays GM Wrote for Baseball Prospectus Follow on Twitter If you're not going for it in today's MLB environment, you're — well, let's not use the T-word and just go with "developing."
You’re durable until you’re not. For 10 consecutive seasons, David Wright played in at least 100 baseball games for the New York Mets. He appeared in 160 contests in three separate years and played in fewer than 130 only twice. But since 2015 – due to a smattering of injuries – he's appeared in only […]
Triston McKenzie might very well represent the future — an arm that can help sustain the success and reputation of Cleveland’s pitching staff. According to MLB Pipeline, which is unveiling its Top 10 lists at each position over the next two weeks, McKenzie ranks eighth among all of baseball’s right-handed pitching prospects and second overall […]
The San Francisco Giants are living in the now, with little regard for the future. After finishing in a tie for the worst record in the majors last season, the Giants’ front office made it a mission this offseason to try to acquire talent in order to return to the postseason in 2018. So after […]
The Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday acquired outfielder Matt Kemp from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, pitchers Scott Kazmir and Brandon McCarthy, infielder Charlie Culberson and cash considerations.
Ian Kinsler came in at the tail end of the Tigers’ dynasty atop the American League Central after he established himself in Texas. He never got to see a Tigers postseason victory, and he ended his tenure at the beginning of a long-term rebuild. But with an All-Star selection, a Gold Glove and a Wilson […]
The Nationals had preliminary discussions about Bryce Harper’s future during a meeting last month in Palm Springs, Calif., among his agent, Scott Boras, general manager Mike Rizzo and team ownership.
Imagine an all-Chicago World Series for the first time since 1906. Ken “Hawk” Harrelson, the White Sox iconic television voice moving into his 34th and final season in the booth covering 20 games during the 2018 season, believes that particular postseason matchup stands closer than most people think.
The 2017 season was memorable for the Los Angeles Dodgers. For the first time since the magical 1988 season, the Dodgers advanced to the World Series before losing in a seven-game series to a fabulous Houston Astros team. Because the Dodgers have a good young nucleus, many predict the organization will experience continued success.
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Perhaps Ryan Braun has an opinion about how bold Brewers general manager David Stearns and assistant GM Matt Arnold should be this offseason, in the wake of the team’s better-than-expected performance in 2017. Should they drop $100 million on a free agent like Jake Arrieta? Or save those resources and let the young core continue […]