The San Francisco Giants have made no secret about their plans to upgrade a starting rotation that finished 15th in Wins Above Replacement (per Fangraphs) and ninth in FIP in 2020.
Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena, whose recent historical postseason performance put him in a national spotlight, has reportedly been involved in a domestic dispute in Mexico.
South Korean All-Star shortstop Kim Ha-seong will be made available for interested major league clubs this week via posting.
In any other year, this would be a boon time for teams looking to sign a shortstop.
The Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs discussed a deal involving star third baseman Kris Bryant during the summer, sources told Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune.
Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, Willson Contreras and Kyle Schwarber provide an array of value for the Chicago Cubs.
The initial reaction to Robinson Cano being suspended for the entire 2021 season for a failed drug test was the Mets had a little more than $20 million extra to spend on free agents.
The Toronto Blue Jays are in the market for starting pitching, and a familiar name might be one of their targets.
Alex Tamin, who had been an assistant general manager along with Perry Minasian in Atlanta, has been hired to work under the Angels’ new general manager, a source confirmed Sunday, Nov. 22.
Schebler signed a minor-league contract with the Angels on Saturday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.
The Red Sox finalized their 2021 coaching staff on Friday (relayed by Chris Cotillo of MassLive). As expected, Will Venable comes over from the Cubs to be Alex Cora’s bench coach. Also joining the staff is former Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek, who will step into the newly-created game planning coordinator role. Varitek has worked in various positions in the Boston organization since wrapping up his playing career in 2011. His new job will make him a full-time member of the coaching staff for the first time, Cotillo notes.
MLB.com is keeping track of all the latest news and rumors surrounding potential manager and general manager changes around the Majors.
After missing the playoffs in 2020, the Washington Nationals are reportedly looking to upgrade their roster with one of the top free agents on the market.
Nolan Arenado’s future in Colorado — or perhaps the lack thereof — will be one of the main storylines throughout the 2020-21 offseason. The 29-year-old has publicly voiced dissatisfaction with the organization in the past, and another poor season followed comments from owner Dick Monfort that foreshadow a tight-budgeted winter don’t figure to improve the relationship.
The Dodgers acquired Mookie Betts barely more than nine months ago, then signed him to a 12-year, $365 million contract extension through 2032. Amid the short- and long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dodgers maintained the National League’s largest payroll this year.
It appears Theo Epstein's sudden departure was only the first shoe to drop for the Chicago Cubs.
The Los Angeles Dodgers will begin defense of their World Series championship on the road against the Colorado Rockies as part of an Opening Day quadrupleheader to be broadcast on ESPN on Thursday, April 1.
New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman may want to spend the offseason looking for a new financial advisor.
New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug and will be suspended for the entire 2021 season, sources told ESPN.
The man who has guided the Padres through a transition from perennial loser to playoff team no longer will be in charge of the franchise’s day-to-day operation.
Theo Epstein is stepping down as president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs. After winning World Series with the Cubs and Boston Red Sox, Epstein would be right to take some time off to weep if he sees no more worlds to conquer, but in this economy, at just 46 years-old, he needs a job and he can probably have any one he wants in any field. Here are 10 potential destinations for the free agent.
One year after signing Hyun-Jin Ryu to the biggest pitching contract in the history of the franchise, the Toronto Blue Jays are once again positioned to be active in the free-agent market.
Yadier Molina’s first at-bat of his career was on June 3, 2004. He was batting seventh, between Hector Luna and So Taguchi, for the best Cardinals team of my lifetime, and in that first at-bat, he popped out to the second baseman against Pittsburgh left-hander Oliver Perez, one of three players in that game who is still an active Major Leaguer. (Albert Pujols is the other.) He was wearing No. 41 and backing up Mike Matheny, the current manager of the Kansas City Royals.
The San Diego Padres have signed right-handed pitcher Mike Clevinger to a two-year contract through the 2022 season, the team announced Monday evening.