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    Source: Indians agree to deal with M. Upton


    The Cleveland Indians have agreed to a minor-league contract with veteran outfielder Melvin Upton Jr., a source confirmed to ESPN's Buster...

    The Cleveland Indians have agreed to a minor-league contract with veteran outfielder Melvin Upton Jr., a source confirmed to ESPN's Buster Olney.

    Law: Cards do right by Piscotty, Angels fill a black hole at second


    St. Louis shipped Stephen Piscotty back home to Cali to be closer to his ailing mom, while the Halos upgraded at a major weak...

    St. Louis shipped Stephen Piscotty back home to Cali to be closer to his ailing mom, while the Halos upgraded at a major weak spot.

    Judge: Can't wait to play alongside Stanton


    Aaron Judge can't wait to get to spring training and start learning from new Yankees teammate Giancarlo Stanton, saying "we're just adding not only great players but quality guys as...

    Aaron Judge can't wait to get to spring training and start learning from new Yankees teammate Giancarlo Stanton, saying "we're just adding not only great players but quality guys as well."

    Cold stove: The four teams no one talked about at the winter meetings


    It was a quiet week in Orlando, but for a quartet of clubs, it was practically dead silent. We tracked the rumor mill -- and found a group that generated almost no buzz whatsoever. What does that say about...

    It was a quiet week in Orlando, but for a quartet of clubs, it was practically dead silent. We tracked the rumor mill -- and found a group that generated almost no buzz whatsoever. What does that say about each?

    Orioles still mulling potential Machado trade


    Manny Machado, a pending free agent, was a frequent trade target at baseball's winter meetings, but the Orioles have not yet decided whether they'll trade him, Executive vice president Dan Duquette said the team is still assessing its...

    Manny Machado, a pending free agent, was a frequent trade target at baseball's winter meetings, but the Orioles have not yet decided whether they'll trade him, Executive vice president Dan Duquette said the team is still assessing its options.

    Rays ask Venters to camp after 3rd TJ surgery


    Relief pitcher Jonny Venters, who hasn't pitched in the majors since 2012, has been invited to big league spring training by the Tampa Bay Bays while trying to come back from his third Tommy John...

    Relief pitcher Jonny Venters, who hasn't pitched in the majors since 2012, has been invited to big league spring training by the Tampa Bay Bays while trying to come back from his third Tommy John surgery.

    Will winter meetings sparks finally light the hot stove fire?


    The Marlins' salary dump continued, and critics took turns bashing them. A group of relievers cashed in. And, well, the rest of this week was more of a fact-finding mission than a splash of activity. Big moves are coming, it's just a matter of...

    The Marlins' salary dump continued, and critics took turns bashing them. A group of relievers cashed in. And, well, the rest of this week was more of a fact-finding mission than a splash of activity. Big moves are coming, it's just a matter of when.

    Law: Rule 5 draft features intriguing names -- for a change


    Think the annual end-of-winter-meetings ritual isn't worth your time? Here's why some of this year's picks could turn heads in their new...

    Think the annual end-of-winter-meetings ritual isn't worth your time? Here's why some of this year's picks could turn heads in their new homes.

    Reports: Closer Rodney reaches deal with Twins


    Fernando Rodney, who had 39 saves in his only season with the Diamondbacks, has signed a one-year, $6 million deal with the Twins, according to...

    Fernando Rodney, who had 39 saves in his only season with the Diamondbacks, has signed a one-year, $6 million deal with the Twins, according to reports.

    Piscotty traded to A's, near mom with ALS


    The Oakland Athletics have acquired outfielder Stephen Piscotty from the St. Louis Cardinals for two minor leaguers, both teams announced on...

    The Oakland Athletics have acquired outfielder Stephen Piscotty from the St. Louis Cardinals for two minor leaguers, both teams announced on Thursday.

    Yanks lose four minor leaguers in Rule 5 draft


    The Yankees had four players taken in the Rule 5 draft Wednesday, while the O's picked three. The Tigers picked D-backs outfielder Victor Reyes No. 1; LHP/OF Anthony Gose was picked by the Astros, from the Rangers system; and the Royals made two...

    The Yankees had four players taken in the Rule 5 draft Wednesday, while the O's picked three. The Tigers picked D-backs outfielder Victor Reyes No. 1; LHP/OF Anthony Gose was picked by the Astros, from the Rangers system; and the Royals made two trades.

    Who can make an offer for Manny Machado the Orioles can't refuse?


    Almost everyone could use the O's star, but only a few clubs have enough to land him. From one-year rentals to long-term homes, here are the best...

    Almost everyone could use the O's star, but only a few clubs have enough to land him. From one-year rentals to long-term homes, here are the best fits.

    Sources: MLB seeks info on Ohtani injury leak


    Major League Baseball plans to look into the source of information about Shohei Ohtani's elbow injury and determine whether the story came from a team official, sources told...

    Major League Baseball plans to look into the source of information about Shohei Ohtani's elbow injury and determine whether the story came from a team official, sources told ESPN.

    Source: Veteran RP Cishek, Cubs agree to deal


    Veteran reliever Steve Cishek, who pitched for the Mariners and Rays last season and has 121 career saves, reached a two-year deal with the Cubs, a source told...

    Veteran reliever Steve Cishek, who pitched for the Mariners and Rays last season and has 121 career saves, reached a two-year deal with the Cubs, a source told ESPN.

    Reports: All-Star Kintzler agrees with Nationals


    Brandon Kintzler, an All-Star selection with the Twins before he was traded to the Nationals last season, has agreed to a two-year deal with Washington, according to...

    Brandon Kintzler, an All-Star selection with the Twins before he was traded to the Nationals last season, has agreed to a two-year deal with Washington, according to reports.

    How Yankees pulled off empire-building Giancarlo Stanton trade


    By refusing to back down three years ago and again last week, the Marlins slugger set the stage for the Bronx Bombers to make a stunning...

    By refusing to back down three years ago and again last week, the Marlins slugger set the stage for the Bronx Bombers to make a stunning deal.

    MLB Winter Meetings Daily: Another potential Machado suitor emerges


    The MLB winter meetings are going strong in Orlando, and rumors are swirling across baseball. Here is what our writers are hearing...

    The MLB winter meetings are going strong in Orlando, and rumors are swirling across baseball. Here is what our writers are hearing today.

    Will Stanton and Judge become the most prolific slugging duo of all time?


    A look back at the power-hitting duos of history proves it: We've never seen anything quite like the pairing of Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron...

    A look back at the power-hitting duos of history proves it: We've never seen anything quite like the pairing of Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge.