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Pace of play impasse may signal larger issue for baseball
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The implementation of a pitch clock hardly seems worth getting into a big fight about, yet the MLB Players Association has dug in its heels on the matter, perhaps forcing commissioner Rob Manfred to unilaterally impose his pace-of-play initiatives for the coming season. It's silly because a 20-second

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How will the Nats' outfield situation play out?
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The Nationals’ outfield should be one of their strengths this season. They are expecting a full, healthy season from Bryce Harper in right field. Adam Eaton is returning from a torn left ACL and will move to left field to make room for Michael A. Taylor in center field.

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Miller hopes no 'big fight' over pace of play
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Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer Close ESPN.com senior writer Author of "License to Deal" Former Denver Post national baseball writer Follow on Twitter Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller, a prominent voice in the Major League Baseball Players Association, said he hopes that MLB's

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With or Without the Players' Approval, MLB Intends to Implement Pitch Clock and Other Pace of Play Improvements in 2018
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From a 20-second pitch clock to limitations on mound visits, MLB plans to implement time-saving measures for 2018 with or without the players’ approval.

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MLB players will reject pace of play proposal
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The players plan to reject Rob Manfred's pitch clock proposals, but he's going to move forward with them anyway.

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Garcia released by Braves, to play in Korea
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Having seen his reign as the Braves’ starting third baseman end this past summer, Adonis Garcia will now go overseas to extend his baseball career. The Braves announced that Garcia was released Wednesday to allow him to pursue his desire to play in South Korea. He has reportedly reached an agreement with the LG Twins, […]

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Hawaiian pride: Victorino, others laud Tua's play
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Former Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino, Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki and Ron Darling of the MLB Network, who all grew up in Hawaii, lauded the player of Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa’s performance in Monday’s National Championship game.

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Makita could play big role in Padres' bullpen
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Brad Hand has proven to be a dominant closer, so the success of the Padres’ 2018 bullpen may come down to how efficiently newcomer Kazuhisa Makita and Co. can get the ball to the All-Star lefty.

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Minter could play big role in Braves' bullpen
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Arodys Vizcaino will likely remain the Braves’ closer at the beginning of the season, but it might not be long before he relinquishes the role to A.J. Minter, the young southpaw who spent the final two months of this past season showing his potential to anchor Atlanta’s bullpen for many years to come.

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CFL Ready To Approve A Contract For Johnny Manziel To Play In 2018 | SI Wire | Sports Illustrated
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The Canadian Football League has announced that it will approve a contract for former Heisman trophy winner and NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel to play in 2018. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. Want to know what’s up with Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, […]

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Inbox: Where will Blue Jays play Travis in '18?
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Gregor Chisholm answers questions about defense, up-and-coming players and more.

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Inbox: Will Reyes return to play second base?
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As 2017 draws to a close, plenty of questions still surround a Mets team that has made just one major signing this offseason, inking Anthony Swarzak to a two-year deal. Teams tend to stay quiet during the holidays, so while we wait for the Mets to make their next move, here’s a fresh batch of […]

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