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Mets, Scherzer agree to 3-year deal (source)

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NEW YORK -- The Mets on Monday agreed to a three-year, $130 million contract with three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, according to a source. The club has not confirmed the deal, which includes an opt-out after the 2023 season. The deal would team Scherzer atop the Mets’ rotation

Assessing FA market after wild weekend

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As the clock ticks toward Wednesday night, club executives and player agents alike have been working tirelessly to get free agents signed to new deals prior to the expiration of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. That meant a flurry of activity on Sunday, including deals for Kevin Gausman (five years,

A real signing deadline? Could be fun

Flurry of activity before current CBA deadline ramps up Hot Stove excitement
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As the hours ticked down toward the expiration of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement, the names and notifications started flying… The Mets appeared close to an agreement with Max Scherzer, just days after landing Starling Marte, Mark Canha and Eduardo Escobar! The Rangers agreed to terms with Marcus Semien, Jon

Mariners among teams in on versatile slugger

12:33 PM EST is keeping track of all the latest news and rumors surrounding third baseman/outfielder Kris Bryant, who is a free agent. Read all about Bryant here.

Semien, Rangers agree to 7-yr. deal (source)

Club also reportedly reaches deal with outfielder Kole Calhoun
November 28, 2021

ARLINGTON -- The first domino has fallen in this offseason's hot shortstop market, as Marcus Semien agreed to a seven-year, $175 million deal with the Rangers on Sunday, a source told's Mark Feinsand. The club has not confirmed the deal, but it is the first big splash for a

Jays land Gausman with 5-yr. deal (source)

November 28, 2021

TORONTO -- The Blue Jays have reached an agreement with right-hander Kevin Gausman on a five-year, $110 million contract, a source told, adding a major, long-term piece to their rotation. The agreement, which is pending a physical, has not yet been confirmed by the club. Gausman, 30, had been

Wander hopes to be a Ray for life

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Wander Franco is ready to be a Ray for the long haul, and he has his sights set on a World Series title for Tampa Bay. "I'm really happy for this opportunity," Franco said Monday, via translator Jairo De La Rosa, at a news conference to discuss the 20-year-old's long-term

Every club's longest-tenured player right now

November 28, 2021

We’re all expecting all sorts of roster turnover this offseason: That is the point of the Hot Stove, after all. Teams shuffle players in and out very quickly. It makes you want to appreciate the guys who stick around. With that in mind, let’s look at the player who has

Rumors: C. Seager to TEX 'in play' (report)

12:13 PM EST is keeping track of all the latest free-agent and trade rumors right here.

Angels a top suitor for free-agent ace

11:51 AM EST is keeping track of all the latest news and rumors surrounding Robbie Ray, who is a free agent. Read all about Ray here.

Ranking Freddie Freeman's potential suitors

November 28, 2021

Free-agent season is upon us! Some of the biggest names in baseball are on the market this year, but there are arguably four Big Ones: Carlos Correa, Corey Seager, Max Scherzer and Freddie Freeman. Previous suitor rankings: Carlos Correa | Max Scherzer | Corey Seager We've recently been taking looks

Every move of the offseason, tracked

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It took less than a day after the Braves won the World Series for the first offseason move to be made. If we've learned anything from offseasons past, there are going to be dozens and dozens more such moves to follow it. As we've regularly done in the past (2018-19,

Yanks decision at catcher looming

November 28, 2021 is keeping track of all the latest Yankees-related free agent and trade rumors right here.

Gray, Rangers finalizing 4-year deal (sources)

November 28, 2021

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers took another step toward bolstering their team, this time addressing the need within the rotation. Texas and right-handed pitcher Jon Gray have agreed to a four-year, $56 million deal, sources told on Sunday. ESPN’s Jeff Passan was the first to report the deal, but the

Buxton, Twins have 7-yr. extension (source)

November 28, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS -- The long months of uncertainty are over in Twins Territory: Byron Buxton will remain in Minnesota for the long haul. The Twins agreed on Sunday to a seven-year, $100 million extension with their star center fielder, sources told's Jon Paul Morosi and Mark Feinsand on Sunday. The

Kluber agrees to 1-yr. deal with Rays (source)

November 28, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays set out this offseason to add a veteran starter to their rotation, seeking an experienced arm to complement the talented young foursome of Shane McClanahan, Drew Rasmussen, Luis Patiño and Shane Baz. They’re on the verge of getting their man, and he’s a familiar target.

Baseball family a refuge for Marlins quartet

November 28, 2021

MIAMI -- The way Mel Stottlemyre Jr. sees it, he has six children: three by blood and three via baseball. For eight months of the year, his "sons during the summer" act as a support system while he is away from his family in Idaho. Marlins pitchers Sandy Alcantara, Pablo

Expect a 'new version' of Sixto in 2022

November 28, 2021

MIAMI -- Right-hander Sixto Sánchez provided an update on his rehab in a video posted on the Marlins' YouTube channel on Sunday. Speaking to Kyle Sielaff of the Marlins Radio Network, MLB Pipeline's No. 41 overall prospect addressed his injury-filled 2021 for the first time. Sánchez, who has been rehabbing

Marlins set to sign Avisaíl García (source) 

November 28, 2021

MIAMI -- The Marlins on Sunday took their first step in upgrading their lineup by agreeing on a four-year deal worth $53 million with veteran outfielder Avisaíl García, sources told The club did not confirm the report. García, who declined a one-year, $12 million mutual option with the Brewers

Soto the picture of positivity as Nats' leader

Phenom's enthusiasm for the game -- and fans -- a motivator
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WASHINGTON -- Each at-bat was an opportunity for Juan Soto to imagine, every swing a chance for him to envision achieving his dreams like his favorite players did before him. If only they knew then how badly the young slugger wanted to reach those Major League goals, too. “I remember,

Presenting the 2021 'All-Awardless' team

November 27, 2021

No one seems to be looking at the trail of trophies that have been handed out in recent weeks and saying, “You know what we need? More awards!” Between the MVPs, Cy Youngs, Rookies of the Year, Managers of the Year, Hank Aaron Awards, Roberto Clemente Award, Silver Sluggers, Gold

Ranking Corey Seager's likeliest suitors

November 27, 2021

Free-agent season is upon us! Some of the biggest names in baseball are on the market this year, but there are arguably four Big Ones: Carlos Correa, Corey Seager, Max Scherzer and Freddie Freeman.

Source: Sandy, Marlins reach 5-yr. extension

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MIAMI -- The Marlins and ace Sandy Alcantara have reached an agreement on a five-year extension worth $56 million, pending a physical, a source told's Mark Feinsand. The contract includes an option for 2027. The club has not confirmed. If made official, this deal would become the largest for

12 FA deals that delivered instant payoffs

November 28, 2021

The 2021-22 Hot Stove season is underway, and a number of stars have hit the market in search of free-agent riches. It remains to be seen how the offseason will play out, but one thing is certain: Any team that signs a free agent is looking for an immediate impact,

Painting makes iconic Trout catch even cooler

November 27, 2021

It's the iconic defensive play of Mike Trout's brilliant career so far -- his leaping catch to rob J.J. Hardy of a home run while crashing into the center-field wall at Camden Yards on June 27, 2012. You've likely seen it several times, and for good reason -- it's a