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Dec 06, 2022

Manfred hopes Angels sale done by Opening Day
As part of a question-and-answer session with reporters Tuesday at the winter meetings, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred touched on the timeline for an Angels sale, an automated strike zone and the possibility of future All-Star Games at Fenway or Wrigley.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2022

Sources: 1B Bell, Guardians agree on 2-year pact
Veteran first baseman Josh Bell, 30, and the Cleveland Guardians have agreed on a two-year, $33 million contract, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2022

Judge hangs with Tom Brady then wins Time's Athlete of the Year
The AL MVP will soon sign a huge contract. Before that, he won another award and got recruited by Tom Brady.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2022

Source: Pirates, righty Velasquez agree to deal
The Pirates and right-hander Vince Velasquez have agreed to a one-year, $3.15 million contract, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2022

Sources: Japan's Yoshida will be MLB free agent
Japanese star outfielder Masataka Yoshida will post on Wednesday be available via free agency to sign with an MLB team through Jan. 20, sources tell ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2022

Aaron Judge hangs with Tom Brady then wins Time's Athlete of the Year
The AL MVP will soon sign a $300 million contract. Before that, he won another award and got recruited by Tom Brady.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2022

Sources: Kahnle, Yanks reunite on 2-year deal
Reliever Tommy Kahnle and the Yankees agreed to a two-year, $11.5 million contract, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2022

Will Judge sign today? Which NL West team could make a huge move? What we're hearing at the winter meetings
From predicting who will sign where -- and when -- to the latest buzz from San Diego, we've got you covered as baseball's hot stove season heats up.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2022

Will Judge sign today? Which shortstop will go next? What we're hearing at the winter meetings
From predicting who will sign where -- and when -- to the latest buzz from San Diego, we've got you covered as baseball's hot stove season heats up.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2022

Judge to the ...? Another ace signing? Our MLB winter meetings predictions and updates
From predicting who will sign where -- and when -- to the latest buzz from San Diego, we've got you covered as baseball's hot stove season heats up.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2022

Tonight is the first MLB draft lottery! Here are some of the potential No. 1 picks teams are vying to land
The worst record doesn't necessarily get rewarded with the No. 1 overall pick anymore -- but we'll find out tonight who does. Here are the draft prospects who could be at the top of whoever does get the pick's list.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Yankees not going to rush Judge, Cashman says
With Aaron Judge the Yankees' top priority in free agency, general manager Brian Cashman said Monday that the team will not put a timetable on his decision.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Angels add bullpen help, sign Estevez for 2 years
The Angels, looking to patch several holes in their pitching staff, signed right-handed reliever Carlos Estevez to a two-year, $13.5 million deal Monday.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Sources: Mets, Verlander agree to $86.66M deal
Justin Verlander, who won his third Cy Young Award after leading the Astros to the World Series title, has a 2-year deal with the Mets, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Baker: Astros 'have interest' in signing Contreras
The Astros have interest in signing free agent catcher Willson Contreras, according to manager Dusty Baker.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Kershaw 'at peace' as he officially re-signs in L.A.
The Dodgers have re-signed left-hander Clayton Kershaw to a one-year contract worth $20 million.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Source: Phils, Turner strike 11-year, $300M deal
The Phillies and shortstop Trea Turner have agreed to an 11-year, $300 million contract, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Judge to the ...? Another ace signing? Our MLB winter meetings predictions and latest buzz
From predictions going into the week to the latest buzz from San Diego, we've got you covered as baseball's hot stove season heats up.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Free agency and trade grades: Grading the biggest signings of the winter meetings
From a nine-figure free agent deal that changes your team's future or a blockbuster trade, our experts weigh in.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Is Trea Turner now locked in as fantasy's top shortstop?
Trea Turner should maintain his fantasy baseball excellence in Philadelphia, hitting high in an underrated lineup.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

DeGrom to the Rangers!? Texas goes bold, but can this signing actually work?
The ace will switch leagues, giving Texas one of the game's best pitchers -- at least when he's healthy.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Another NL East winter meetings splash! Grading Trea Turner's $300 million deal with Phillies
Just after the division rival Mets added an ace, the Phillies responded by signing a star shortstop for the next decade-plus.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Yankees re-sign GM Cashman, 55, through 2026
As the baseball world awaits a decision from Yankees slugger Aaron Judge on his next contract, New York on Monday announced that it has re-signed general manager Brian Cashman, 55, to a four-year contract.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Source: Phils, Turner reach 11-year, $300M deal
The Phillies and shortstop Trea Turner have agreed to an 11-year, $300 million contract, a source told ESPN's Kiley McDaniel.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

$86 million for a 40-year-old ace? Grading Mets' signing of Justin Verlander
The Mets wasted no time after losing Jacob deGrom to the Rangers, adding a reigning World Series champion. Does Verlander put New York over the top?

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Is Justin Verlander actually a better fantasy option than Jacob deGrom?
Perhaps fantasy managers shouldn't expect another 1.75 ERA from the now-former Astros ace, but Verlander should be reliable and awesome in 2023.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

MLB free agency and trade grades: Grading the biggest signings of the winter meetings
Whether it's a nine-figure free agent deal that changes your team's future or a blockbuster trade that has the whole league buzzing, our experts are ready to weigh in.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Sources: Mets, Verlander reach 2-year, $86M deal
Justin Verlander, who won his third Cy Young Award after leading the Astros to the World Series title, has a 2-year deal with the Mets, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

Dodgers re-sign Kershaw to 1-year, $20M deal
The Dodgers have re-signed left-hander Clayton Kershaw to a one-year contract worth $20 million.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

MLBPA opens international office in Dominican
The MLBPA opened its first international office in the Dominican Republic to "continue advancing and protecting the rights of all international players."

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2022

MLB's winter meetings are back! Predictions, updates and everything you need
From predictions going into the week to the latest buzz from San Diego, we've got you covered as baseball's hot stove season heats up.

ESPN MLB
Dec 04, 2022

Clevinger believes White Sox roster 'fully set up'
Former San Diego starter Mike Clevinger officially joined the White Sox on Sunday, leaving the Padres for Chicago and a $12 million, one-year contract that adds a veteran right-hander to the team's rotation.

ESPN MLB
Dec 04, 2022

McGriff elected to HOF; Bonds, Clemens left out
Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling were passed over by a Baseball Hall of Fame committee that elected former slugger Fred McGriff to Cooperstown on Sunday.

ESPN MLB
Dec 04, 2022

Jacob deGrom to the Rangers!? Can this signing actually work?
The former Mets ace will switch leagues, giving Texas one of the game's best pitchers -- when healthy.

ESPN MLB
Dec 04, 2022

How Jacob deGrom decided to ditch New York and become a Texas Ranger
In a whirlwind few days, deGrom signed a five-year deal that shattered expectations for this contract. But the seeds of the move had been planted long ago.

ESPN MLB
Dec 03, 2022

Pirates All-Star CF Reynolds requests trade
Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Bryan Reynolds, who made the 2021 National League All-Star team, has requested a trade.

ESPN MLB
Dec 03, 2022

Sources: Orioles reach deal with RHP Gibson
The Orioles have reached an agreement on a one-year contract with right-handed starter Kyle Gibson, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 03, 2022

Hot stove analysis of offseason trades and free-agent signings
Keep up to date on free agency and trading season with analysis from Tristan H. Cockcroft and Eric Karabell.

ESPN MLB
Dec 03, 2022

Why Jacob deGrom's move to Texas won't impact his fantasy value
Jacob deGrom's joining the Texas Rangers might be a big move for MLB, but fantasy baseball managers should still remain cautious given his injury history.

ESPN MLB
Dec 03, 2022

Mariners land 2B Wong in trade with Brewers
The Seattle Mariners acquired second baseman Kolten Wong from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday for outfielder Jesse Winker and infielder Abraham Toro, the teams announced.

ESPN MLB
Dec 03, 2022

Rays enter bid to redevelop Tropicana Field site
The Tampa Bay Rays, in partnership with a global real estate investment and development firm, have submitted a bid to redevelop Tropicana Field and surrounding land on the edge of downtown St. Petersburg.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

Jacob deGrom to the Rangers!? Texas goes bold, but can this signing actually work?
The former New York Mets ace will switch leagues, giving Texas one of the game's best pitchers -- at least when he's healthy.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

D-backs ink veteran reliever Castro to 1-year deal
The Arizona Diamondbacks signed hard-throwing reliever Miguel Castro to a one-year contract Friday.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

Rangers sign deGrom to blockbuster 5-year deal
The Texas Rangers have signed Jacob deGrom to a five-year, $185 million deal, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

MLB free agency and trade grades: Grading the veteran trade between the Mariners, Brewers
Whether it's a nine-figure free agent deal that changes your team's future or a blockbuster trade that has the whole league buzzing, our experts are ready to weigh in.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

Sources: Mariners acquire Wong from Brewers
The Seattle has agreed to trade outfielder Jesse Winker and infielder Abraham Toro to Milwaukee for second baseman Kolten Wong and $1.75 million in cash, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

Sources: Red Sox, reliever Martin agree to deal
The Red Sox and right-handed reliever Chris Martin have agreed to a two-year, $17.5 million deal, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

Brewers tout Wronski as MLB's only female COO
The Brewers have promoted Marti Wronski to chief operating officer, saying she is the only woman to currently hold the COO title for a major league franchise.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

MLB resumes HGH blood tests; no '22 positives
In the first acknowledgment that MLB and the players' association resumed blood testing for human growth hormone, the organizations said none of the 1,027 samples taken during the 2022 season tested positive.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

Fantasy baseball: Hot stove analysis of offseason trades and free-agent signings
Keep up to date on MLB free agency and trading season with analysis from Tristan H. Cockcroft and Eric Karabell on all the fantasy-relevant moves with an eye toward the 2023 fantasy baseball season.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

MLB resumes blood testing; no positives in 2022
In the first acknowledgment that MLB and the players' association resumed blood testing for human growth hormone, the organizations said none of the 1,027 samples taken during the 2022 season tested positive.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

Predicting landing spots for biggest free agents
From Aaron Judge to Jacob deGrom to the Big 4 shortstops, a handful of stars stand out from the crowd.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

An ace to the NL East? Two star catchers on the move? Eight trades we want to see at the winter meetings
Slow start to the offseason? No problem -- here are the deals we would make for the Yankees, Mariners and more next week in California.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2022

Playing by Aaron Judge's rules? For once, a player has real power over the Yankees
As the face of the franchise, the free agent could force owner Hal Steinbrenner to channel his father -- and bring the slugger back at any cost.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2022

Rays moving camp site due to hurricane damage
The Rays said they intend to explore several options before making a decision on where to hold spring training and play Grapefruit League games when camp opens.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2022

Sources: Eflin lands largest FA deal ever for Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays and Zach Eflin reached a three-year agreement worth $40 million, sources told ESPN, the largest free agent contract in team history.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2022

MLB free agency and trade grades: Grading the biggest free agent splash in Rays history
Whether it's a nine-figure free agent deal that changes your team's future or a blockbuster trade that has the whole league buzzing, our experts are ready to weigh in.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2022

Kurkjian: Remembering Gaylord Perry, a legendary MLB character
Perry is often best remembered for throwing a spitball, which to some, made him an overrated pitcher. More likely, more accurately, he was underrated.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2022

Sources: Tigers reunite with Boyd to bolster staff
Left-hander Matthew Boyd and the Detroit Tigers are in agreement on a one-year contract, sources told ESPN, reuniting the 31-year-old and the team with whom he spent the majority of his career.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2022

MLB free agency tracker: Keep up with all the latest offseason moves
Need to keep tabs on all the major signings and trades? We've got you covered.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2022

Hall of Famer Perry, spitball master, dies at 84
Baseball Hall of Famer and two-time Cy Young winner Gaylord Perry, a master of the spitball, died Thursday. He was 84.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2022

'It's a never-ending process': How Trea Turner evolved into a potential $300 million free agent
For all the talk about Aaron Judge, Turner is right there as this winter's top free agent. Here's why.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2022

Puig changing plea to not guilty of lying in probe
Former major league outfielder Yasiel Puig has decided to withdraw his agreement to plead guilty to a charge of lying to federal agents investigating an illegal gambling operation.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2022

MLBPA's Clark: Push for our players 'never stops'
Tony Clark, who will lead the Major League Baseball Players Association through 2027, said he is "humbled to be in a position to advocate for the guys."

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2022

Mariners sign reliever Gott to 1-year contract
Reliever Trevor Gott, who held opponents to a .204 batting average in 45 2/3 innings for Milwaukee last season, has signed with the Mariners.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2022

Passan: Why a winter meetings frenzy could be brewing -- and who could sign in San Diego
Without a lockout looming, this MLB offseason has gotten off to a slow start -- but there are signs things could start to change as the winter meetings finally return.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2022

Blue Jays bringing in Mattingly as bench coach
Don Mattingly is joining the Blue Jays as bench coach to manager John Schneider.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2022

Hot stove survey: Where will deGrom and Judge sign? Who will get traded?
We asked baseball insiders to predict where stars will land and which teams will spend big this winter.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2022

Why a winter meetings frenzy could be brewing -- and who could sign in San Diego
Without a lockout looming, this MLB offseason has gotten off to a slow start -- but there are signs things could start to change as the winter meetings finally return.

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2022

MLBPA executive director Clark gets extension
The Major League Baseball Players Association has voted to extend the contract of executive director Tony Clark through 2027.

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2022

1B Abreu, a 'first-rate guy,' officially joins Astros
Saying that 'the Astros have created a great culture,' former White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu officially joined Houston on Tuesday one day after agreeing to a free agent contract.

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2022

Nationals, Candelario agree to 1-year contract
Jeimer Candelario, who had a .217 batting average last season after leading the majors in doubles in 2021, has reached a one-year deal with the Nationals.

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2022

1B Santana signs with Pirates on 1-year deal
The Pirates have signed veteran first baseman Carlos Santana to a deal for the 2023 season. Sources told ESPN that it's $6.7 million.

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2022

Sources: Nats, Candelario agree to 1-year deal
Jeimer Candelario, who had a .217 average last season after leading the majors in doubles in 2021, has reached a deal with the Nationals, sources said.

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2022

Making the perfect offseason moves for five of MLB's most interesting teams
We plot out the moves to make -- and avoid -- for a number of clubs that could define the winter.

ESPN MLB
Nov 28, 2022

Astros sign former AL MVP Abreu to 3-year deal
The Astros signed first baseman Jose Abreu to a three-year deal, it was announced.

ESPN MLB
Nov 28, 2022

Angels' Ohtani voted majors' top DH again
Shohei Ohtani beat out Yordan Alvarez to win the Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award for the second straight year.

ESPN MLB
Nov 28, 2022

Twins owner steps back from daily operations
Twins owner Jim Pohlad has handed day-to-day operations of the club to his nephew Joe Pohlad.

ESPN MLB
Nov 28, 2022

MLB free agency and trade grades: Report card for Jose Abreu's deal with Astros and more
Whether it's a nine-figure free agent deal that changes your team's future or a blockbuster trade that has the whole league buzzing, our experts are ready to weigh in.

ESPN MLB
Nov 28, 2022

Source: Astros land slugger Abreu on 3-year deal
The Astros have reached agreement on a 3-year contract with first baseman Jose Abreu, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan. The 2020 AL MVP, Abreu is second in the majors with 863 RBIs since coming to the majors in 2014.

ESPN MLB
Nov 28, 2022

MLB free agency and trade grades: Rating Clevinger's deal with the White Sox and more
Whether it's a nine-figure free agent deal that changes your team's future or a blockbuster trade that has the whole league buzzing, our experts are ready to weigh in.

ESPN MLB
Nov 28, 2022

Where should Aaron Judge sign? Ranking all 30 MLB teams
We look at what each potential destination does -- and doesn't -- bring to the table for baseball's biggest free agent.

ESPN MLB
Nov 27, 2022

Sources: White Sox agree to deal with Clevinger
Free agent pitcher Mike Clevinger, who played for the San Diego Padres last season, is in agreement with the Chicago White Sox on a contract for the 2023 season, sources told ESPN's Jesse Rogers on Sunday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 26, 2022

Free agency tracker: Keep up with all the latest moves
Need to keep tabs on all the major signings and trades? We've got you covered.

ESPN MLB
Nov 25, 2022

Sources: 1B Santana to Pirates on 1-year deal
The Pirates have reached agreement with veteran first baseman Carlos Santana on a one-year deal worth $6.7 million, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Nov 23, 2022

Harper has TJ surgery, likely out first half of '23
The Phillies said Bryce Harper is expected to return as a hitter only by the All-Star break and could return to playing right field by the end of the regular season.

ESPN MLB
Nov 23, 2022

Maddux reunites with Rangers as pitching coach
The Rangers hired Mike Maddux as their new pitching coach Wednesday and added former Royals general manager Dayton Moore as a senior adviser in the front office.

ESPN MLB
Nov 23, 2022

Reliever Rodriguez, Red Sox reach one-year deal
Left-handed reliever Joely Rodriguez agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Red Sox on Wednesday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 23, 2022

30 MLB teams, one big move: What your favorite squad should do to win the winter
We've come up with one thing every club should do to make its offseason a success, but with a slight twist.

ESPN MLB
Nov 23, 2022

Champ Astros hand out record playoff shares
A full postseason share for the World Series champion Astros totaled a record $516,347 from a player pool of $107.5 million, also a record, in the first season the playoffs were expanded to 12 teams.

ESPN MLB
Nov 22, 2022

Busy Angels bring on Renfroe in Brewers trade
The Angels have acquired Hunter Renfroe from the Brewers in a deal that sent three pitchers -- right-handers Janson Junk and Elvis Peguero and lefty Adam Seminaris -- to Milwaukee.

ESPN MLB
Nov 22, 2022

Pujols, Verlander voted Comeback Players of Year
Astros ace Justin Verlander and Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols were named Comeback Players of the Year in voting by the 30 team beat reporters at MLB.com.

ESPN MLB
Nov 22, 2022

Now we got bad blood: Ben Simmons latest to face wrath of jilted fans
Deion Sanders, Bryce Harper and Kevin Durant know what Simmons went through. Many of them got to relish facing their former supporters.

ESPN MLB
Nov 22, 2022

Martinez, Padres finalize $26M, 3-year contract
Nick Martinez and the Padres finalized a $26 million, three-year contract for the pitcher to remain with San Diego.

ESPN MLB
Nov 22, 2022

Phillies prez Dombrowski gets 3-year extension
The Phillies signed president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski to a three-year contract extension, keeping him under contract through the 2027 season.

ESPN MLB
Nov 22, 2022

Aaron Judge to the Mets might just be so crazy it works
No other player presents more perfect solutions for the challenges the Mets face as they reshape the team for 2023.

ESPN MLB
Nov 22, 2022

Predicting landing spots for MLB's biggest free agents
From Judge to deGrom to the Big 4 shortstops, a handful of stars stand out from the crowd this hot stove season. Here's where we think they'll end up.

ESPN MLB
Nov 21, 2022

Beltran among 14 newcomers on ballot for HOF
Carlos Beltran, John Lackey and Jered Weaver are among 14 newcomers on the ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame.

ESPN MLB
Nov 21, 2022

How MLB's new rules -- shift ban, pitch clock, bigger bases -- will change this offseason's free agency
Baseball execs tell us which types of players are likely to get a bigger paycheck this winter.

ESPN MLB
Nov 20, 2022

Venezuelan league slams violence after 2 brawls
The Venezuelan Professional Baseball League is condemning violence and unsportsmanlike conduct on the field after two incidents.

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