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Law: D-backs, Yankees profit from Tampa Bay’s teardown in three-way deal – Keith Law...

Tuesday's three-team, five-player trade (with two more players to be named later) was apparently several weeks in the making, and sees two 2017 playoff teams improving themselves for this season, while the Tampa Bay Rays continue to deal...

Tigers wake up to ‘Good Morning America’

CLOSE The Tigers went through the "Good Morning America" drill during spring training in Lakeland, Fla., on Tuesday. Robin Buckson, Detroit NewsTigers infielder Dixon Machado tosses the ball after diving for it...

Can 2017’s breakout pitchers do it again this season? – SweetSpot

Recently we looked at 2017’s breakout hitters and examined whether they can repeat in 2018. Now let’s take a look at 10 pitchers. Interesting note: As I picked the 10 pitchers I wanted to write about, I realized...

Kevin Kiermaier ‘100 percent frustrated and very upset’ by Tampa Bay Rays’ recent moves

Kevin Kiermaier on Monday sounded off on the Tampa Bay Rays' recent roster moves, saying he is "100 percent frustrated and very upset" by the team's decisions to part ways with All-Star outfielder Corey Dickerson and veteran pitcher...

For Dodgers and Indians, spring training is about turning the page from their 2017...

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The morning after the Cleveland Indians fell to the New York Yankees in the American League Division Series, general manager Mike Chernoff's fatherly duties took him to a local elementary school to watch his 6-year-old...

Evan Longoria dislikes Tampa Bay Rays’ treatment of Corey Dickerson

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Evan Longoria is in his first season as a San Francisco Giant after 10 years in a Tampa Bay Rays uniform, but he still follows his old organization from a new league and the opposite...

Mets officially sign Jason Vargas to two-year contract

The Mets made their deal with Jason Vargas official Sunday morning, announcing their two-year deal with the left-hander. Vargas’ deal guarantees the southpaw $16...

Eric Hosmer agrees to deal with San Diego Padres

Free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer has agreed to a deal with the Padres, according to multiple reports. Hosmer's deal is for eight years, with an opt-out clause after five years, according to MLB Network.The first five years of...

Texas Rangers: These 3 Rangers pitchers have much to prove while competing for rotation...

Of the Rangers' three most significant additions of the offseason, one did not have a job at this time last year, another spent 2015-16 on the disabled list and the third had the highest ERA in the majors...

Relief pitcher Tony Watson reaches agreement with the San Francisco Giants

Reliever Tony Watson has reached agreement on a contract with the San Francisco Giants, a source confirmed to ESPN.The news was first reported by FanRag Sports, which described the deal as a multiyear agreement.Specific terms of the agreement...

Mets reveal plan to further nurture Juan Lagares’ new swing

PORT ST. LUCIE — Juan Lagares’ new swing has Mets officials intrigued. The next step is ensuring Lagares receives enough practice with it this spring. “He’s made some adjustments and it’s going to be interesting to see how he...

Marlins pitcher Dan Straily says he’s glad that Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich are...

JUPITER, Fla. -- While Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich were happy to be traded by the Miami Marlins, right-hander Dan Straily says he wants to be a cornerstone of the team's rebuilding plan.And that's not all."I'm glad they're...

MLB stock watch — From super teams to enemies of Boras, here’s where all...

Baseball has sprung in the warmer regions of our land, even while those of us in the north continue to face days of snow, fog and bitterness. For eons, writers have written about how the onset of spring...

Zack Greinke of Arizona Diamondbacks takes wait-and-see approach on humidor

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Zack Greinke is beginning his third season with the Arizona Diamondbacks, and this time he will be throwing home games with baseballs that have been stored in a humidor.The idea is to offset the extreme...

Jake Odorizzi beats the Rays in arbitration

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Jake Odorizzi won his arbitration case against the Tampa Bay Rays. He filed at $6.35 million and the Rays field at $6.05 million. This is the second straight year he has...

Wade Miley signs with Milwaukee Brewers on minor league deal

The Milwaukee Brewers have signed left-hander Wade Miley to a minor league contract, according to USA Today.Miley, who played for the Baltimore Orioles last season, is guaranteed $2.5 million if he can make the major league team. In...

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