Offseason

Each MLB Team's Nightmare 2017-18 Offseason Scenario
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Chicago White Sox: Trading Jose Abreu  The Chicago White Sox have morphed into the franchise of the future and stockpiled a farm system Bleacher Report's Joel Reuter ranked No. 2 in the game. So it may be tempting to trade 30-year-old first baseman Jose Abreu. Surely there would be takers. The slugging

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MLB trade rumors: Giants ready for offseason of improvement; Stanton to the rescue?
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In a perfect world, Bobby Evans wouldn't have given his offseason gameplan much more than a passing thought until the middle of October, at least.  Evans, the Giants' general manager, has been with the organization since 1994, and he's seen his fair share of deep playoff runs, including World

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Nats' outfield depth an offseason advantage
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The Nationals are set to begin next season with a surplus of outfielders, something the team might be able to use to its advantage this offseason.

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Twins in search of bullpen help this offseason
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The Twins will be looking to add relief help, including a closer, this offseason after their bullpen ranked 22nd in ERA, finished 26th in strikeouts and lost Brandon Kintzler to a trade and Matt Belisle to free agency.

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MLB Turned NBA: Blockbuster Offseason Trade Ideas to Build 'Superteams'
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Maybe this is cheating. After all, the Astros just won 101 games and the World Series. They're about as super as super can be. But, man, just imagine them with Stanton in their lineup. This is the same lineup that, per weighted runs created plus, was among the best ever regular-season offensive juggernauts

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Mariners acquire Ryon Healy as Jerry Dipoto kickstarts offseason
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Athletics trade slugger Ryon Healy to Mariners in three-player trade. (AP) It doesn’t feel like the offseason until a notable trade or free agent signing crosses the wire. Leave it to Jerry Dipoto to get the party started. The always active Seattle Mariners general manager completed a trade with the division rival Oakland Athletics on […]

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Scott Boras is the best part of the baseball's offseason so far
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Sports agent Scott Boras is firing on all cylinders this offseason, as he showed Wednesday at the GM Meetings. (AP) Baseball’s Hot Stove season is Scott Boras season. You know Boras as baseball’s most powerful agent and the most aggressive advocate for his clients. If you didn’t already, you’ve got to give Boras credit for […]

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Giants' Sabean prepared to make 'painful decisions' this offseason
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San Francisco Giants executive vice president of baseball operations Brian Sabean is preparing fans for a potential roller coaster offseason. “There are going to be some painful decisions,” Sabean told Tim Kawakami, according to Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area. “To do what we need to do to be competitive to start the year […]

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White Sox face key offseason with veteran bats
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The White Sox goal to build for the future has not changed since last season. There is a fundamental difference, though.

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5 trades we'd love to see this offseason
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With general manager meetings underway, and the highly-anticipated Winter Meetings coming on Dec. 10, MLB trade talks will start to heat up soon. With that in mind, here are five deals we’d love to see from now until the start of the regular season: Blue Jays trade for Dee Gordon Player BA OBP SLG WAR […]

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Stearns casting 'a wide net' entering offseason
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Following their surprisingly competitive season, is it realistic to think the Brewers might already be poised to spend big on starting pitching?

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Moore excited to turn focus on KC's offseason
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About a week ago, a reporter kidded Royals general manager Dayton Moore that his life must be calming down, given that it had been over a week since the latest rumor about him becoming the Braves’ new general manager had surfaced.

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