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Sabathia: Yankees like being the 'hated team'
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One year. It took one year for New York to revert from the lovable Yankees back into the evil empire, and veteran left-hander CC Sabathia says the team is alright being known that way. “Last year, we were the team that everybody loved, that feel-good story,” Sabathia said on MLB Network on Thursday. “But getting […]

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Hot Stove: No one's covering the Yu Darvish free-agency beat quite like Yu Darvish
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The offseason, as bellowed from lo these many rooftops, is proceeding with the haste of a continuing education course taught by a sloth encased in pancake syrup. As such, this was the case even before Friday's events:  Yu Darvish, the free-agent right-hander, previously broke the news that one mystery

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Longo: Joining Giants like going to new school
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Evan Longoria has been preparing to play for his first new team in a decade-long career, and he’s just about ready to go.

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The Padres apparently didn't like the Cubs' asking price for Javy Baez
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The San Diego Padres apparently didn't like what the Cubs were asking for in return for Javy Baez at the MLB Winter Meetings.

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Maybe 2018 will feel less like MLB's owners are colluding
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We don't know if the owners of Major League Baseball are colluding to lower the price of free agents by waiting players out until they're desperate enough to sign for less than they want or are worth. The fact it feels like that could be happening, though, is a bad sign for MLB's owners,

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What Manny Machado-Addison Russell Trade Would Look Like In MLB The Show
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Per MLB.com, the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago Cubs have discussed a trade that would send Manny Machado to the North Side for Addison Russell, Mike Montgomery and Albert Almora Jr. While Machado could turn out to be a one-year rental if the Cubs are unable or unwilling to re-sign him, there's no

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Like A Pro: 3 prospects ready to make an impact in the bigs
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Prospects aren't always sure things. For every Ken Griffey Jr. and Chipper Jones who make good on all those "can't miss" projections, there's a Brien Taylor or Steve Chilcott who fail to live up to the hype. That's the beauty of prospecting, as we watch and wait and dream about whether these skilled young men […]

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Jason Coskrey Q&A: Ohtani is a 'unicorn' like Knicks' Porzingis
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Jason Coskrey is a baseball writer who has worked for The Japan Times since 2007. He spoke with theScore on Thursday about Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani, who is expected to sign with MLB soon after concluding his meetings with clubs on Tuesday. Bryan Mcwilliam: Tell me about Ohtani’s demeanor, both on and off the field? […]

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Shohei Otani to the Yankees seems like an inevitable conclusion after latest developments
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This has to happen, right? That's the obvious reaction to the news on Monday night that the MLB Players Association extended a soft deadline regarding a new agreement with Japanese Baseball that would allow Shohei Otani to come over here and play in the states next season. As a team executive put

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Tatis looking like Padres' SS in near future
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Fernando Tatis Jr.’s remarkable 2017 campaign is officially over. His impact on the Padres’ offseason plans is not.

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Aaron Judge winning Rookie of the Year looks like a formality
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Aaron Judge will almost certainly add another accomplishment to his first full season in the majors by being named American League Rookie of the Year on Monday (6 p.m., MLB Network). It would be a fitting cap to his historic season, when he broke Mark McGwire's rookie home run record by hitting 52

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Fantasy Football Week 10: What you missed Monday, with the Packers looking punchless, Marvin Jones looking like a star and Jameis Winston shut down
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A quarterback problem turns Green Bay into a virtual desert in Fantasy. Chris Towers catches you up on all of the latest news from around the NFL.

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