The stretches when Christin Stewart looks every bit the power-hitting outfield prospect the Tigers desperately need in their rebuilding plans are easy to find. It’s not just about the ball jumping off his bat toward the outfield fence. It’s also about the former first-round pick shrugging off pitches he can’t hit, thinking along with the […]
The American League East division can be easily compared to a high-stakes game of chess. Instead of five worthy combatants, the most proficient players are the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, led by none other than Brian Cashman and Dave Dombrowski. The Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays are on the way out, […]
Mark Appel will get another shot to make the big leagues with the Phillies.
Will Smith set the tone early Wednesday, validating why he’s the Dodgers’ No. 8 prospect. His three-run shot in the first inning helped the Glendale Desert Dogs stretch their late-season winning streak to six games and beat the Salt River Rafters, 5-4, to stay in the Arizona Fall League playoff picture.
Matt Wieters will remain with the Nationals in 2018 after he officially exercised his player option Monday afternoon. He had been weighing his choices through the weekend, before deciding to take the $10.5 million player option as he attempts to have a bounce-back season.
A lingering left elbow injury has raised doubts about how often Wei-Yin Chen will be available to pitch for the Marlins in 2018. But on Sunday, the 32-year-old clarified his contract situation for next year.
Masahiro Tanaka announced Friday that he has decided not to opt out of the remaining three years and $67 million on his contract with the Yankees, saying that it had been a “simple decision” to remain with the club.
Matt Wieters intends to exercise his 2018 player option and remain with the Nationals, according to a source, though the catcher’s agent says a final decision has not been made.
Justin Upton (center) will stay with the Angels for the next five seasons after agreeing to a new contract. (AP) The champagne hasn’t even dried from Game 7 of the World Series, but baseball’s Hot Stove is already cooking. The Los Angeles Angels announced Thursday morning that they’ve worked out a deal with outfielder Justin […]
In 2017, the Year of the Breaking Ball, the Fall Classic may ultimately come down to which side masters the curveball and slider — both from the mound and at the plate.
Their brows furrowed, their hands wringing nervously, the crowd at Foley’s NY Pub on Saturday night watched the Yankees’ season end with a 4-0 loss to the Astros in Game 7 of the American League Divison Series presented by Camping World.
The Dodgers are rolling. The Cubs are reeling. And when the clubs meet again tonight in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World, it could mean a trip to the Fall Classic for one and a long winter for the other.