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MOST SHOCKING FREE-AGENT DECISIONS IN MLB HISTORY

Since the first free agent signing of the modern era back in 1974, there have been several free agent deals that shook the baseball...

ANALYZING EVERY BIG OFFSEASON MOVE

There have been dozens of moves so far this winter, including trades, free-agent signings, waiver claims and so on, and we'll be examining...

 
 
 

BIGGEST FREE-AGENT CONTRACTS IN MLB HISTORY

Manny Machado has reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $300 million deal with the Padres, which would be the new biggest free-agent contract...

MACHADO IN '19, '20, '21. PROJECTING STAR'S FUTURE

Sabermetrician Brian Cartwright provided MLB.com with a seven-year projection for Manny Machado, via his Oliver system, which factors...

 
 
 

THE LATEST HARPER FREE-AGENT RUMORS

After seven seasons with the Nationals in which he won the 2012 National League Rookie of the Year Award, was named NL MVP in 2015...

DOMINICAN SHOWCASE HELPING PROSPECTS ALONG

The gap that separates the pros from the amateurs this week at the Mets' academy is about 10 yards wide. It's lined with 15-foot palm...

 
 
 

CREW BRASS 'MAKING A STATEMENT' WITH OVERHAULS

Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio missed last week's ribbon-cutting at American Family Fields of Phoenix because of an illness,...

THE DEFINING STORIES, PLAYERS OF THE DECADE

Every baseball decade has its own flavor, a way to establish it as a clearly delineated period of time, an era with its own distinct...

 
 
 

BAUER ADDRESSES CONTROVERSIAL TELL-ALL STORY

All publicity is good publicity, according to Trevor Bauer.

GIANTS IN NO HURRY TO LOOK FOR BOCHY'S SUCCESSOR

Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi knows he will eventually have to start compiling a list of potential candidates...

 
 
 

HOW MANNY'S MEGA-DEAL IMPACTS BRYCE, OTHERS

Bryce Harper's future remains the primary topic around the game, but there are some other high-profile free agents still looking for...

TOMAS GETTING WORK IN AT FIRST BASE

As the D-backs went through fielding drills Tuesday, Yasmany Tomas spent his time at first base rather than in the outfield.

 
 
 

DIAZ CATAPULTS TO TOP OF FANTASY RELIEF RANKINGS

Here's how the fantasy tiers of relievers break down for 2019.

SEAGER SLIMMER, EAGER FOR FRESH START IN '19

While general manager Jerry Dipoto went about his Mariners makeover this offseason, Kyle Seager underwent a personal transformation...

 
 
 

PITCH CLOCKS NOTHING NEW TO YOUNGER PLAYERS

Pitch clocks are set to make their Spring Training debuts this week, and it will be in games featuring hordes of players for whom playing...

SMITH EMBRACING CHALLENGE OF CRITICAL SEASON

The flocks follow Peter Alonso everywhere he goes, snapping pictures, pining for sound bites, wondering whether he will make the team....

 
 
 

ZIMMER CONFIDENT TRIBE'S OF MIX WILL SURPRISE

The Indians' outfield has drawn quite a bit of attention over the offseason, after losing Michael Brantley, Melky Cabrera and Lonnie...

ESTRADA OPTIMISTIC FOR BOUNCE-BACK YEAR

Health isn't the only reason to believe in a bounce-back season for Marco Estrada. Playing within the confines of the pitcher-friendly...

 
 
 

HOSKINS WOULD LOVE TO PLAY ALONGSIDE HARPER

Will Rhys Hoskins be bummed if Bryce Harper signs elsewhere?

MCMAHON HOPES ADJUSTMENT LEADS TO 2B JOB

Ryan McMahon and the Rockies hope the struggles of 2018 lead to an immediate payoff. McMahon is a prime competitor for regular starts...

 
 
 



Avalanche knock out top-seeded Flames in five games

Avalanche knock out top-seeded Flames in five games

The top seeds in each conference are done after the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Calgary Flames in Game 5 of their first-round series. Read more ...

NHL playoffs 2019: Should Maple Leafs have been called for interference on...

NHL playoffs 2019: Should Maple Leafs have been called for interference on go-ahead goal?

The Maple Leafs took a 3-2 series lead, but the game was all knotted up at zero before a bit of a controversial play. Read more ...

Ryan Yarbrough on loss to Boston: We knew they were going to be a tough...

Ryan Yarbrough on loss to Boston: We knew they were going to be a tough competition

Ryan Yarbrough breaks down the Rays' performances, describing how they knew the Red Sox were going to be tough competition, even though the Rays have a lot of confidence... Read more ...

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series Read more ...

New York Mets place Jacob deGrom on injured list; to undergo MRI on elbow

New York Mets place Jacob deGrom on injured list; to undergo MRI on elbow

New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom traveled back to New York on Friday and will undergo an MRI on his right elbow Monday, the team announced. Read more ...

Former Decatur Central star Tommy Stevens enters transfer portal, will leave...

Former Decatur Central star Tommy Stevens enters transfer portal, will leave Penn State

Here are the Big Ten football coaches heading into the 2019 season Tommy Stevens did a little bit of everything during his time at Penn State except get a crack at the starting... Read more ...

Russell Westbrook comes back with a vengeance as Thunder roll

Russell Westbrook comes back with a vengeance as Thunder roll

OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook called his play in Game 2 “unacceptable.” It was more than acceptable in Game 3. He had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder... Read more ...

Blackmon's 2-run HR in 12th lifts Rockies past Phillies 4-3

Blackmon's 2-run HR in 12th lifts Rockies past Phillies 4-3

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NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors hold off Magic; Celtics extend lead over Pacers

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors hold off Magic; Celtics extend lead over Pacers

Both teams were careless with the ball, but the Magic evaporated Toronto's lead down the stretch. Read more ...

Patience pays off as Leafs close in on opportunity to close out Bruins

Patience pays off as Leafs close in on opportunity to close out Bruins

Matthews' play, Andersen's play, the Maple Leafs patience resulted in a deserving win, whether or not that was goaltender interference. Read more ...