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TWINS ANNOUNCE PLANS TO RETIRE MAUER'S NO. 7

The Twins announced on Tuesday that they will retire Joe Mauer's No. 7.

CUBS REPORTEDLY CLOSING IN ON DEAL WITH DESCALSO

The Cubs were close to signing free-agent infielder Daniel Descalso, according to a report by MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal on...

 
 
 

METS CALL NEW CATCHER RAMOS A 'PERFECT FIT'

The Mets continued their aggressive offseason Tuesday by introducing catcher Wilson Ramos during a press conference at Citi Field.

METS TO INTRODUCE NEW CATCHER RAMOS TUESDAY

Unable to find a trade they liked for All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto, the Mets on Sunday moved on from that pursuit in decisive fashion...

 
 
 

PADRES PONDER INFIELD OPTIONS FOR 2019

The Ian Kinsler signing certainly threw a bit of a wrinkle into the Padres' 2019 infield plans.

ASTROS BACK IN CONVERSATION FOR REALMUTO

While one potential landing spot came off the board for J.T. Realmuto, at least one serious postseason contender has resurfaced.

 
 
 

SOURCE: BRANTLEY NEAR DEAL WITH ASTROS

The Astros were zeroing in on an impactful bat to add to their already potent lineup on Monday in outfielder Michael Brantley.

REPORT: ASTROS 'CLOSING IN ON' DEAL WITH BRANTLEY

Although he's battled his share of injury problems, Michael Brantley has proven to be a well-rounded player throughout his career,...

 
 
 

INTERNAL OPTIONS COULD EMERGE AS TWINS' CLOSER

The Twins are in the market for relief help this offseason, but the front office entered last week's Winter Meetings in Las Vegas with...

WILL SURGERY BRING BACK POSEY'S POWER?

Buster Posey is entering his age-32 season and will be coming off major surgery next year, but Giants president of baseball operations...

 
 
 

5 TAKEAWAYS FROM HYDE'S PRESS CONFERENCE

Here are five things we learned about O's new skipper Brandon Hyde from his introductory press conference on Monday.

CC RECEIVES $500,000 BONUS DESPITE EJECTION

The Yankees awarded veteran left-hander CC Sabathia a $500,000 performance bonus following the end of last season, according to the...

 
 
 

INBOX: DO MARINERS HAVE REALISTIC SHOT AT KIKUCHI?

Beat reporter Greg Johns answers questions from Mariners fans concerning Yusei Kikuchi and more.

THE BEST FREE AGENT NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT

Here's a look at nine clubs potentially in the mix for center fielder A.J. Pollock's services.

 
 
 

ALONSO HOPES FOR FAMILY REUNION WITH MACHADO

While free agent Manny Machado visited Monday afternoon with the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field, Yonder Alonso, Machado's brother-in-law,...

INBOX: COULD SOX TURN TO FARM FOR BULLPEN HELP?

Will the Red Sox promote prospects to help in the bullpen? What's the latest with Rusney Castillo and Tyler Thornburg? And what role...

 
 
 

MACPHAIL: BIG SIGNING NOT ONLY WAY PHILS COULD GO

The Phillies will host Manny Machado on Thursday in Philadelphia, and sometime in the future, they may host Bryce Harper, too. The...

WOULD CUBS PAIR GRANDAL WITH CONTRERAS?

Do the Cubs have interest in Yasmani Grandal? If they brought in Grandal, wouldn't it allow Willson Contreras opportunities to play...

 
 
 

INDIANS GETTING CREATIVE THIS OFFSEASON

The Indians have made three trades in the past three weeks. All three deals were provoked by a desire to pare payroll, and, as one...

METS SIGN RAJAI DAVIS TO MINOR LEAGUE DEAL

The Mets on Monday signed outfielder Rajai Davis to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training.

 
 
 



Not so special anymore: Antiquated Mourinho finished at the highest level

Not so special anymore: Antiquated Mourinho finished at the highest level

The Portuguese's sacking as Manchester United boss comes as no surprise and no elite club will be interested in a coach who has failed to evolve Read more ...

NFL playoff picture: Scenarios for Steelers, Cowboys, others to clinch in...

NFL playoff picture: Scenarios for Steelers, Cowboys, others to clinch in Week 16

Multiple NFL playoff clinching scenarios are in play for Week 16. Here is how the NFL playoff picture looks as 2018 postseason gets closer. Read more ...

Mourinho 4/10, Lukaku 5/10 as Man United lose at Anfield

Mourinho 4/10, Lukaku 5/10 as Man United lose at Anfield

Manchester United slipped 19 points behind Liverpool with a 3-1 defeat at Anfield. More importantly, Jose Mourinho's side are now 11 points off the pace in the race for the top... Read more ...

Neville urges Man Utd to appoint Pochettino as Mourinho replacement

Neville urges Man Utd to appoint Pochettino as Mourinho replacement

The former defender feels that the Tottenham boss is the ideal candidate to step in and take the top job at Old Trafford Read more ...

Jose Mourinho leaves Manchester United after 2½ years

Jose Mourinho leaves Manchester United after 2½ years

The decision was announced two days after a 3-1 loss to Liverpool left United 19 points off the top of the Premier League after 17 games. Read more ...

Mystique has gone as Jose Mourinho's Manchester United spell ends in divorce

Mystique has gone as Jose Mourinho's Manchester United spell ends in divorce

The timing may have been a surprise but Mourinho's sacking at United has been coming for some time. Read more ...

Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Odell Beckham Jr., DeAndre Hopkins, Keenan...

Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Odell Beckham Jr., DeAndre Hopkins, Keenan Allen impacting Week 16 start 'em, sit 'em calls

Star WRs Odell Beckham Jr., Keenan Allen, and DeAndre Hopkins are all dealing with injuries that could put their Week 16 statuses into question. Here are the latest injury... Read more ...

UEFA investigates Chelsea over alleged racist incidents at Vidi

UEFA investigates Chelsea over alleged racist incidents at Vidi

Last week's Europa League clash in Hungary will be investigated by the governing body following allegations that racist incidents occurred Read more ...

Man Utd picked weird time to fix mistake in hiring Mourinho - Sharpe

Man Utd picked weird time to fix mistake in hiring Mourinho - Sharpe

The former winger feels the Portuguese coach was never a good fit for the club, but sacking him so close to the busy festive period was a strange move Read more ...

SMU recruiting update: How much have recent decommitments hurt the Mustangs'...

SMU recruiting update: How much have recent decommitments hurt the Mustangs' class ranking?

We're less than eight weeks away from National Signing Day, and the early signing period is right around the corner. Let's take a moment to look at where SMU's 2019 class... Read more ...