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Dec 10, 2017

Red Sox P Wright arrested for domestic assault
Following his arrest for domestic assault, Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright released a statement deeply regretting some things said but denying that he raised his hand at anyone involved.

ESPN MLB
Dec 10, 2017

Electing two Tigers to Cooperstown cause for celebration -- and reevaluation
Electing Alan Trammell and Jack Morris to Cooperstown gives stars of the forgotten '80s some due, but adds questions about which pitchers should be in.

ESPN MLB
Dec 10, 2017

Morris, Trammell make Baseball Hall of Fame
Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Modern Baseball Era Committee after previously falling short of induction to Cooperstown.

ESPN MLB
Dec 10, 2017

Source: Cards agree with reliever Gregerson
The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a two-year, $11 million deal with reliever Luke Gregerson, a source told ESPN's Buster Olney.

ESPN MLB
Dec 10, 2017

Sources: Cubs, reliever Morrow agree to terms
The Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms on a 2-year deal with free-agent reliever Brandon Morrow, sources confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 10, 2017

Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton trade ups the ante for the Red Sox
Last year, it was the Red Sox making the big move for Chris Sale. With the Yankees countering with Giancarlo Stanton, Boston has to respond in kind.

ESPN MLB
Dec 09, 2017

Scioscia: Angels to use Ohtani as DH, pitcher
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said the team will use newly signed Japanese star Shohei Ohtani as designated hitter on many days when he isn't serving as a starting pitcher.

ESPN MLB
Dec 09, 2017

Bye, bye, Baby Bombers! Adding Giancarlo Stanton signals return of the Evil Empire
The likeable young Yankees of last season are all grown up. In 2018, they look to have the reigning NL MVP anchoring their already-powerful lineup.

ESPN MLB
Dec 09, 2017

Bye-bye, Baby Bombers! Adding Giancarlo Stanton signals return of the Evil Empire
The likeable young Yankees of last season are all grown up. In 2018, they look to have the reigning NL MVP anchoring their already-powerful lineup.

ESPN MLB
Dec 09, 2017

Reports: Rangers ink SS after failed Ohtani bid
New Rangers SS Yenci Pena was among 13 prospects the Braves lost when former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major League Baseball last month.

ESPN MLB
Dec 09, 2017

How trade impacts Stanton and the new-look Yankees lineup
Can Stanton hit even more homers in the Bronx? Will Gleyber Torres find his way to the MLB roster sooner rather than later? Tristan H. Cockcroft breaks down every angle of the trade that brings the reigning NL MVP to New York.

ESPN MLB
Dec 09, 2017

Report: Yanks, Marlins reach terms on Stanton
The Yankees and Marlins have agreed to terms of a trade for Giancarlo Stanton, a source told the Associated Press. The reigning National League MVP still has to agree to the deal under the terms of his no-trade clause.

ESPN MLB
Dec 09, 2017

Source: Yankees near terms for Stanton trade
The Yankees and Marlins are closing on terms for a trade for Giancarlo Stanton, a deal the reigning National League MVP would have to agree to under the terms of his no-trade clause, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 09, 2017

Source: Yanks, Marlins reach terms on Stanton
The Yankees and Marlins have agreed to terms of a trade for Giancarlo Stanton, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The reigning National League MVP still has to agree to the deal under the terms of his no-trade clause.

ESPN MLB
Dec 08, 2017

Sources: Stanton-to-Yanks talks pick up steam
Sources tell ESPN's Buster Olney that the Yankees have re-engaged in trade talks with the Marlins about slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who has vetoed deals to the Cardinals and Giants.

ESPN MLB
Dec 08, 2017

Rockies agree to two-year deal with Iannetta
Catcher Chris Iannetta, who spent part of six seasons with the Rockies before being traded after the 2011 season, has agreed to a two-year contract to return to Colorado. The deal is reportedly worth $8.5 million.

ESPN MLB
Dec 08, 2017

What to expect from Ohtani in fantasy
Shohei Ohtani ended the speculation, choosing the Los Angeles Angels as his MLB destination. Tristan H. Cockcroft evaluates the fantasy impact of the elite Japanese pitcher/hitter joining the Halos.

ESPN MLB
Dec 08, 2017

Giants, Cardinals say Stanton has vetoed deals
Giancarlo Stanton has veteod trades that the Miami Marlins worked out with San Francisco and St. Louis, declining to waive his no-trade clause.

ESPN MLB
Dec 08, 2017

Cardinals say Marlins' Stanton has vetoed deal
Giancarlo Stanton has declined a trade that the Miami Marlins worked out with St. Louis, declining to waive his no-trade clause, the Cardinals said in a statement.

ESPN MLB
Dec 08, 2017

Ohtani doesn't make Angels a favorite, but he could make them a contender
Being a two-way player will be a challenge for Shohei Ohtani, but he immediately makes the Angels better and a whole lot more fun to watch.

ESPN MLB
Dec 08, 2017

Prized prospect Ohtani to sign with Angels
Shohei Ohtani, a 23-year-old Japanese right-hander with a 100 mph fastball and devastating left-handed swing, picked the Angels over six other teams, his agent said on Friday.

ESPN MLB
Dec 08, 2017

Fantasy reaction to Gordon's trade to Seattle
Dee Gordon was dealt from Miami to Seattle, sending a bundle of stolen bases from the National League to the American League. Eric Karabell reviews the fantasy spin.

ESPN MLB
Dec 08, 2017

Source: Stanton open to playing for Yankees
National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton of the Marlins would be willing to consider a trade to the New York Yankees, according to ESPN and multiple reports.

ESPN MLB
Dec 08, 2017

Your guide to the winter meetings: Superstars, blockbusters -- and total chaos
It has been a slow offseason so far in Major League Baseball. But as MLB descends on Disney World, all sorts of magic might happen.

ESPN MLB
Dec 08, 2017

Sources: Expect MLB probe after Ohtani choice
Despite repeated warnings by MLB, sources tell ESPN that they wouldn't be surprised if there was an investigation into the process after Shohei Ohtani decides on a team.

ESPN MLB
Dec 07, 2017

Veteran Fiers agrees to 1-year deal with Tigers
Right-hander Mike Fiers, who led the Astros in innings pitched last season, has agreed to a one-year deal worth $6 million with the Tigers.

ESPN MLB
Dec 07, 2017

Source: Fiers agrees to 1-year deal with Tigers
The Tigers and right-hander Mike Fiers have agreed on a one-year deal worth $6 million, a source told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 07, 2017

Ranking the Modern Era Hall of Fame candidates
Tigers great Alan Trammell is among the nine players -- plus former union chief Marvin Miller -- getting another shot at Cooperstown. Who are the best bets to get elected on Sunday?

ESPN MLB
Dec 07, 2017

Marlins trade Dee Gordon to Mariners
Second baseman Dee Gordon has been traded from the Miami Marlins to the Seattle Mariners, where he's expected to play center field. Seattle also received international slot money from Miami, reported to be $1 million.

ESPN MLB
Dec 07, 2017

Marlins trade Gordon to Mariners; will play CF
Second baseman Dee Gordon has been traded from the Miami Marlins to the Seattle Mariners, where he's expected to play center field. Seattle also received international slot money from Miami, reported to be $1 million.

ESPN MLB
Dec 07, 2017

O's Gausman to wear No. 34 to honor Halladay
Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman tweeted Thursday that he will wear No. 34 starting next season to honor Roy Halladay, who died in a plane crash in November.

ESPN MLB
Dec 07, 2017

The challenge for Ohtani's new team: What comes next
After weeks of wooing, convincing Shohei Ohtani to sign might be the easy part, because his new team must figure out how to sustain his success as a two-way star in Japan.

ESPN MLB
Dec 07, 2017

The challenge for the Angels: What comes next with Shohei Ohtani
After weeks of wooing, persuading Shohei Ohtani to sign might be the easy part. Now the Angels need to figure out how to sustain his success as a two-way star.

ESPN MLB
Dec 07, 2017

Cubs reach 3-year deal with righty Chatwood
Right-hander Tyler Chatwood agreed to a three-year contract with the Cubs on Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed, but a source told ESPN's Jesse Rogers the deal is worth $38 million.

ESPN MLB
Dec 07, 2017

Cubs, righty Chatwood reach 3-year, $38M deal
Right-hander Tyler Chatwood agreed to a three-year, $38 million contract with the Cubs on Thursday.

ESPN MLB
Dec 07, 2017

What the Cubs need to get done at the winter meetings
With or without Shohei Ohtani in the mix, Chicago has work to do. We created a checklist of priorities the team needs to accomplish in Orlando.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2017

Blue Jays RHP Sanchez set to resume throwing
Injuries limited Toronto right-hander Aaron Sanchez to eight starts in 2017, and his season ended on July 19. The Blue Jays said Wednesday that he will resume throwing this week.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2017

Mariners, Angels add cash for pursuit of Ohtani
In separate deals, the Mariners and Angels each sent a prospect to the Twins in return for $1 million in international bonus allocations. The two teams are among seven teams still being considered by Japanese star Shohei Ohtani.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2017

Palmeiro, 53, working on returning to majors
At 53 years old, retired player Rafael Palmeiro is working on a comeback to major league baseball and says, 'there's no doubt' in his mind he can make it back.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2017

Proposed site for A's ballpark falls through
The Athletics' proposed site for a new ballpark, near an Oakland community college, has fallen through. The A's said in a statement that they were 'shocked' by the decision not to move forward.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2017

Boone: Trusting the process will bring success
While new Yankees manager Aaron Boone knows wins and losses will judge his tenure, he said the key isn't in chasing wins and losses, but in developing his roster to get the best out of his players.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2017

Sources: Keuchel pitched with foot injury
Astros starter Dallas Keuchel, who was seen in a walking boot Saturday, pitched the end of last season with a foot injury, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2017

Indians, Twins extending netting at ballparks
The Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins are the latest Major League Baseball teams to announce plans to expand safety netting at their ballparks for the 2018 season.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2017

Indians, Twins to extend netting at ballparks
The Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins are the latest Major League Baseball teams to announce plans to expand safety netting at their ballparks for the 2018 season.

ESPN MLB
Dec 06, 2017

No Babe Ruth of Japan? How about the King Kong of Slug? Breaking down Boston's winter wish list
The Red Sox are looking for a bat that can change the game with just one swing. Who will Dealin' Dave Dombrowski bring to Fenway?

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Reports: Cubs, M's, Rangers meet with Ohtani
Shohei Ohtani, the 23-year-old Japanese righthander with a 100 mph fastball and devastating left-handed swing, met with the Mariners and Cubs on Tuesday and was meeting with the Rangers on Tuesday evening, according to multiple reports.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Jeter says 'no decisions' made yet on Stanton
New Marlins CEO Derek Jeter said the team is 'still gathering information' on potential deals for Giancarlo Stanton, adding that 'anything up to this point has been speculation.'

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Tigers agree with OF Martin on 1-year deal
Leonys Martin, who hit .172 last season with Seattle and the Chicago Cubs, agreed with the Tigers on a one-year, $1.75 million contract.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Royals bring on relief help with Peralta signing
Wily Peralta will make $1.5 million guaranteed with the Royals in 2018.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Which Shohei Ohtani is the most fun Shohei Ohtani?
The Japanese star could be a great pitcher or a not-so great pitcher in MLB. As a hitter, he might have a similar range. We mix and match the projections to find the most entertaining Ohtani.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Sources: Angels ink ex-Braves prospect Maitan
The Angels signed infield prospect Kevin Maitan after the Braves lost him in a penalty for improper international signings.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Indians avoid arbitration, re-sign reliever Otero
Reliever Dan Otero, who is 8-1 with a 2.14 ERA in 114 appearances over the past two seasons, has re-signed with the Indians on a two-year deal.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Mikolas, 31-13 in Japan, signs with Cards
Miles Mikolas, who is 31-13 with a 2.18 ERA the past three seasons in Japan, signed a two-year contract Tuesday with the Cardinals.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Reports: Mikolas, 31-13 in Japan, joins Cards
Miles Mikolas, who is 31-13 with a 2.18 ERA the past three seasons in Japan, signed a two-year contract Tuesday with the Cardinals, according to multiple reports.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

His career over, Coppolella's mea culpa a step toward rebuilding his life
'Devastated' former Braves GM John Coppolella delivered an apology from the heart on Tuesday as he joins Pete Rose and Shoeless Joe on baseball's banned list.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Banned ex-Braves GM Coppolella 'deeply sorry'
Former Braves GM John Coppolella, on MLB's permanently ineligible list for violations of the international player market, said he has been 'disgraced and humbled' by events of the last two months and is 'heartbroken' over the damage he caused the Braves.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Where will Yu Darvish end up?
The big righty might have struggled in the World Series, but he's still going to get paid this offseason as one of baseball's top free-agent pitchers.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

How are the Cubs still in the running for Shohei Ohtani?
The idea of the star filling a void in the Cubs' rotation might be too good to be true. But one thing we do know? Theo Epstein can sell a franchise.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

The final year of Harper? What the Nats need to do before Bryce bolts
The 2015 MVP is soon to be done in D.C. Or is he? Either way, Washington has work to do this winter -- and beyond -- in the superstar's walk year.

ESPN MLB
Dec 05, 2017

Watt, Altuve named SI's Sportspersons of Year
Sports Illustrated named Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and Astros second baseman Jose Altuve its co-Sportspersons of the Year.

ESPN MLB
Dec 04, 2017

Rangers, LHP Minor agree to deal, source says
Left-handed reliever Mike Minor will join the Rangers pending the results of a physical, a source told ESPN on Monday

ESPN MLB
Dec 04, 2017

Yankees finalize Boone's three-year deal
Aaron Boone's hiring has been finalized by the New York Yankees, who gave the ESPN broadcaster a three-year contract to succeed Joe Girardi as manager.

ESPN MLB
Dec 04, 2017

White Sox name Vizquel skipper of Class A club
Omar Vizquel was named the White Sox's manager at Class A Winston-Salem on Monday.

ESPN MLB
Dec 04, 2017

Reports: Ohtani narrows list down to 7 teams
Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani has narrowed his choice to seven teams -- the Dodgers, Angels, Padres, Giants, Mariners, Rangers and Cubs, according to multiple reports.

ESPN MLB
Dec 04, 2017

The Uni Watch holiday gift guide
Not done shopping? Here's everything you need, and didn't know existed, for the sports fan in your life.

ESPN MLB
Dec 04, 2017

Facing Boss-sized expectations, Boone must bring Bombers a World Series title
There'll be a rookie manager in the Yankees' dugout next year, but with a ton of young talent and a hungry fan base, the pressure will be intense.

ESPN MLB
Dec 03, 2017

Yankees, Red Sox out of running for Ohtani
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told reporters Sunday night that Shohei Ohtani's representatives informed the team it will not be invited to make a presentation for the starter/sugger; Red Sox GM Dave Dombrowski said Boston is also out.

ESPN MLB
Dec 03, 2017

Yanks, Red Sox among teams out on Ohtani
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told reporters Sunday night that Shohei Ohtani's representatives informed the team that it will not be invited to meet with the starter/slugger face-to-face. The Red Sox are also out, along with multiple other teams.

ESPN MLB
Dec 03, 2017

Padres sign GM Preller to three-year extension
The Padres signed executive vice president/general manager A.J. Preller to a three-year extension Sunday, putting him under contract through the 2022 season.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2017

Kurkjian: 'Boonie' ready to do a great job for Yankees
As a manager, Aaron Boone will bring a blend of insight and analysis. But in the clubhouse? He'll add a regular guy's balance of humor and respect, for the game and for people.

ESPN MLB
Dec 02, 2017

Non-tendered free agents ready to rebound from rejection
Matt Adams was among those cut loose by teams unwilling to risk giving players a raise through arbitration. Which ones could be impact free agents?

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

Hiring home run hero Aaron Boone another bold move by Bombers' daredevil GM Brian Cashman
The next Yankees skipper hit one of the franchise's most famous four-baggers, but he has no managerial experience. Did that spook his new boss? As if.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

1B Adams heads list of 26 new free agents
Atlanta first baseman Matt Adams was among 26 players who gained free agency on Friday night when their former teams failed to offer them 2018 contracts. The list also includes Cubs closer Hector Rondon.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

Jays acquire '16 All-Star Diaz from Cardinals
Aledmys Diaz, an All-Star as a breakout rookie for the Cardinals in 2016, was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league outfielder J.B. Woodman.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

Sources: Yanks choose Boone as next manager
Aaron Boone, whose Game 7-winning homer in the 2003 ALCS lives on in Yankees lore, will be back in the Bronx Bombers' dugout, this time as manager, ESPN's Buster Olney reports. Boone was chosen over Hensley Meulens. This will be his first managerial job.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

Sources: Stanton reps also to meet with Cards
Representatives of slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who have met with the Giants over the past two days, have also received approval for a meeting with the Cardinals, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

Sources: Stanton reps meet with Cards, Giants
Representatives of slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who have met with the Giants over the past two days, have also received approval for a meeting with the Cardinals, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

Sources: Yanks job down to Boone, Meulens
The next manager of the Yankees is expected to be either ESPN analyst Aaron Boone or Giants bench coach Hensley 'Bam Bam' Meulens, according to sources. General manager Brian Cashman consulted with A-Rod, but he was not a candidate.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

White Sox sign free-agent C Castillo for 2 years
Coming off a season in which he hit .282 with 20 homers for Baltimore, catcher Welington Castillo signed a two-year deal with the White Sox on Friday. The team also avoided arbitration with reliever Danny Farquhar.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

White Sox sign free-agent catcher Castillo for 2 years
Coming off a season in which he hit .282 with 20 homers for Baltimore, catcher Welington Castillo signed a two-year deal with the White Sox on Friday. The team also avoided arbitration with reliever Danny Farquhar.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

MLB boosted drug tests by 25 percent in 2017
Major League Baseball increased the number of annual drug tests from 8,281 to 10,237, according to the sport's new independent public administrator.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

Holland, Moustakas are MLB's comeback kings
Greg Holland, who had 41 saves for the Rockies, was the NL Comeback Player of the Year. The Royals' Mike Moustakes won the AL honor after belting 38 home runs.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

Ohtani bids can begin as posting deal approved
MLB teams can begin bidding for star Shohei Ohtani after owners unanimously approved a deal for a new posting agreement with Nippon Professional Baseball.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

Can the Giants really rebuild in one offseason?
Adding Giancarlo Stanton would fill a lot of holes in San Francisco. But can the Giants spend their way back into contention in one offseason?

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

Vogt agrees to $3.065M deal with Brewers
Stephen Vogt has agreed to a $3.065 million contract with the Milwaukee Brewers to avoid salary arbitration,the team announced.

ESPN MLB
Dec 01, 2017

Source: Vogt, Brewers agree to $3.065M deal
Stephen Vogt has agreed to a $3.065 million contract with the Milwaukee Brewers to avoid salary arbitration, a baseball source told ESPN.com.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2017

Sources: Giants, Stanton reps meet in L.A.
Giants executives, hoping to get an idea on whether slugger Giancarlo Stanton might approve a trade to San Francisco, met with Stanton's representatives on Thursday in Los Angeles, sources confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2017

Source: Braves sign LHP Brothers to $1.1M deal
The Braves have agreed to terms on a one-year, non-guaranteed contract with left-hander Rex Brothers to avoid arbitration.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2017

Analyst Zaun fired amid misconduct complaints
Toronto Blue Jays analyst Gregg Zaun, a former catcher in the majors, has been fired by Sportsnet following allegations of 'inappropriate behavior and comments' in the workplace, the network announced.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2017

Mariners' Cruz honored as AL's top DH in 2017
The Mariners' Nelson Cruz was named the American League's top designated hitter Thursday, winning the honor that is named after Seattle's hitting coach, Edgar Martinez.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2017

Braves deal veteran closer Johnson to Angels
Veteran Jim Johnson, who struggled in the closer role for the Braves last season, was traded to the Angels for minor league pitcher Justin Kelly.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2017

D-backs trade for ex-All-Star closer Boxberger
The Diamondbacks added to their bullpen Thursday, acquiring former All-Star closer Brad Boxberger from the Rays.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2017

A's reach 2-year, $10M deal with reliever Petit
Reliever Yusmeiro Petit, who had 101 strikeouts and a 2.76 ERA in 91 1/3 innings for the Angels last season, has reached a two-year deal with the A's.

ESPN MLB
Nov 30, 2017

One memoir of the lights at Wrigley
Every Cubs fan knows where they were in August of 1988 when Wrigley Field finally had a night game.

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2017

Bret Boone apologizes for harassment remarks
Former MLB veteran Bret Boone says he is sorry for comments to a reporter making light of sexual harassment and that 'it will never happen again.'

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2017

Bret Boone makes light of sexual harassment
Former Seattle Mariners second baseman Bret Boone made light of sexual harassment in a message to a reporter, causing a stir on social media.

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2017

Athletics keep OF Smolinski with 1-year deal
Outfielder Jake Smolinski agreed to a $775,000, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2017

Beltran interviews for job as Yankees manager
Carlos Beltran becomes the sixth candidate to interview to become manager of the New York Yankees, four weeks after the final game of his 20-year major league career.

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2017

Jays to honor Halladay before home opener
The Blue Jays plan to honor the life and career of former star Roy Halladay in a ceremony before their season opener against the New York Yankees on March 29. Hallady played for the Blue Jays from 1998-2009.

ESPN MLB
Nov 29, 2017

Yard sale! Amid MLB's home run revolution, free-agent sluggers could come cheap
Not long ago, free-agent power hitters were a luxury only baseball's big spenders could afford. But now that everybody is going deep, there's enough pop available for even bargain shoppers to get in on the fun this winter.

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