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    Austin Jackson, Giants agree to 2-year deal


    Austin Jackson has agreed to a deal to join the Giants, the team announced Monday. The two-year, $6 million deal includes bonuses based on playing time, and the overall value of the deal could increase to $8.5 million, a source told Jerry...

    Austin Jackson has agreed to a deal to join the Giants, the team announced Monday. The two-year, $6 million deal includes bonuses based on playing time, and the overall value of the deal could increase to $8.5 million, a source told Jerry Crasnick.

    Reports: Darvish receives offer from Brewers


    The Milwaukee Brewers have made a contract offer to Yu Darvish, joining the list of teams pursuing the free-agent ace pitcher, according to multiple...

    The Milwaukee Brewers have made a contract offer to Yu Darvish, joining the list of teams pursuing the free-agent ace pitcher, according to multiple reports.

    Trevor Hoffman, Billy Wagner exemplify Cooperstown closer conundrum


    We've come a long way in measuring the greatness of pure relievers, but voters still seem puzzled as to how to handle their Hall of Fame...

    We've come a long way in measuring the greatness of pure relievers, but voters still seem puzzled as to how to handle their Hall of Fame candidacy.

    Keith Law's 2018 top 100 prospects - Nos. 100-51: Your team's future starts here


    From minor leaguers with major league hopes for the upcoming season to toolsy teenagers climbing through the farm system, who made the cut as we begin counting down baseball's best...

    From minor leaguers with major league hopes for the upcoming season to toolsy teenagers climbing through the farm system, who made the cut as we begin counting down baseball's best prospects?

    Efficiency is the goal for Cashman, Epstein and Friedman


    One big reason for the stagnant winter? Three teams with big resources -- the Dodgers, Cubs and Yankees -- are run by executives devoted to...

    One big reason for the stagnant winter? Three teams with big resources -- the Dodgers, Cubs and Yankees -- are run by executives devoted to efficiency.

    Rehabbing Pineda meets fans in Minnesota


    Michael Pineda was on hand to meet Minnesota Twins fans on Saturday, though fans must wait to see him pitch as the former Yankee still recovers from Tommy John...

    Michael Pineda was on hand to meet Minnesota Twins fans on Saturday, though fans must wait to see him pitch as the former Yankee still recovers from Tommy John surgery.

    'Thumbs-Down Guy' surprises Frazier with visit


    Mets fan Gary Dunaier, aka "Thumbs-Down Guy," surprised Todd Frazier as the two met for the first time and chatted at an autograph signing Saturday on Long...

    Mets fan Gary Dunaier, aka "Thumbs-Down Guy," surprised Todd Frazier as the two met for the first time and chatted at an autograph signing Saturday on Long Island.

    The best career moment of every player on this year's Hall of Fame ballot


    Players nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame usually have long careers full of standout games. But what if they had to be defined by just one? We take a look at the signature moment of each player on the...

    Players nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame usually have long careers full of standout games. But what if they had to be defined by just one? We take a look at the signature moment of each player on the ballot.

    Roy Halladay autopsy reveals traces of drugs


    Roy Halladay had evidence of several drugs in his system when he died in a plane crash off the Gulf of Mexico in November, an autopsy showed. There is yet to be an identified cause for the...

    Roy Halladay had evidence of several drugs in his system when he died in a plane crash off the Gulf of Mexico in November, an autopsy showed. There is yet to be an identified cause for the crash.

    RHP Gee joins Chunichi Dragons on 1-year deal


    Pitcher Dillon Gee has agreed to a $1.7 million, one-year contract with the Chunichi Dragons of Japan's Central League, a deal that includes an additional $300,000 in performance...

    Pitcher Dillon Gee has agreed to a $1.7 million, one-year contract with the Chunichi Dragons of Japan's Central League, a deal that includes an additional $300,000 in performance bonuses.

    Blue Jays acquire Grichuk from Cardinals


    Outfielder Randal Grichuk has been traded to the Blue Jays from the Cardinals. Earlier this week, Grichuk expressed disappointment that he would be fourth or fifth in the pecking order for the Cardinals this...

    Outfielder Randal Grichuk has been traded to the Blue Jays from the Cardinals. Earlier this week, Grichuk expressed disappointment that he would be fourth or fifth in the pecking order for the Cardinals this season.

    Miller hopes no 'big fight' over pace of play


    Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller is hoping the players' union and the league can avoid an "ugly showdown'' over pace-of-play talks, which stalled...

    Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller is hoping the players' union and the league can avoid an "ugly showdown'' over pace-of-play talks, which stalled Thursday.

    Mets again invite Tebow for spring training


    Tim Tebow, who hit .226 with eight home runs and 52 RBIs in 126 minor league games for the Mets last season, has been invited back to spring training in...

    Tim Tebow, who hit .226 with eight home runs and 52 RBIs in 126 minor league games for the Mets last season, has been invited back to spring training in 2018.

    D-backs' Tomas charged with criminal speeding


    Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas was booked into the downtown Phoenix jail after authorities say his Mercedes Coupe was clocked at 105 mph on the...

    Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas was booked into the downtown Phoenix jail after authorities say his Mercedes Coupe was clocked at 105 mph on the freeway.

    Sources: Union rejects pace-of-play proposals


    The players' association rejected Major League Baseball's proposal to institute 20-second pitch clocks and limits on mound visits, a move that dares management to unilaterally impose the changes designed to speed the pace of games, two sources told...

    The players' association rejected Major League Baseball's proposal to institute 20-second pitch clocks and limits on mound visits, a move that dares management to unilaterally impose the changes designed to speed the pace of games, two sources told ESPN.

    Kendrick, Nats finalize $7M, 2-year contract


    Outfielder Howie Kendrick and the Washington Nationals have finalized their $7 million, two-year...

    Outfielder Howie Kendrick and the Washington Nationals have finalized their $7 million, two-year contract.

    Twins hire former pitcher Kaat as special asst.


    The Minnesota Twins have hired former starting pitcher Jim Kaat as a special assistant to the...

    The Minnesota Twins have hired former starting pitcher Jim Kaat as a special assistant to the organization.

    Four candidates you don't realize are about to be Hall of Fame snubs


    Because of lackluster analysis and ballot limits, these worthy candidates are about to be kicked off the Baseball Writers' Association of America's radar...

    Because of lackluster analysis and ballot limits, these worthy candidates are about to be kicked off the Baseball Writers' Association of America's radar forever.

    Early 2018 fantasy baseball rankings


    Get a head start on your 2018 fantasy baseball preparations with help from these top 300 and position-by-position rankings for the season...

    Get a head start on your 2018 fantasy baseball preparations with help from these top 300 and position-by-position rankings for the season ahead.