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LIVE: Manager of the Year Awards announced

29 minutes ago

The 2019 Manager of the Year Award winners are being announced live on MLB Network. • All-time Manager of the Year winners: American League | National League In the American League, the finalists are Rays skipper Kevin Cash, Yankees manager Aaron Boone, and the Twins' Rocco Baldelli. For the National

These Cubs could be involved in trade rumors

@MLBastian
2:21 PM EST

CHICAGO -- There will be no stopping trade rumors from flowing about the Cubs this offseason. The team is in the midst of an offseason of transition and a slew of circumstances surrounding Chicago will only lend to speculation about players potentially on the move. The Cubs' payroll already projects

Rumors: Donaldson, Rendon, Strasburg, Ozuna

an hour ago

MLB.com is keeping track of all the latest free agent and trade rumors right here.

Predicting Bumgarner's landing spot

5:05 PM EST

After a memorable 11-season run with the Giants that included four straight All-Star appearances and top-10 finishes in NL Cy Young Award voting (2013-16), as well as three World Series titles (2010, '12 and '14) and 2014 Fall Classic MVP honors, Madison Bumgarner is headed to free agency for the

Astros, MLB to investigate alleged sign-stealing

@brianmctaggart
10 minutes ago

The Astros released a statement on Tuesday afternoon saying they were beginning an investigation, in cooperation with Major League Baseball, after a story in The Athletic (subscription required) accused the club of stealing signs electronically in 2017, the year they won the World Series. In the story, which was published

Betts' future all the buzz at GM Meetings

@IanMBrowne
November 11, 2019

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Will the Red Sox trade Mookie Betts? Or can they sign him to an extension? Those two questions loomed large in the baseball industry as the General Managers Meetings started on Monday.

Wainwright signs with Cards for another year

@anne__rogers
4:40 PM EST

ST. LOUIS -- What Adam Wainwright felt pitching in October this year was a feeling that he wasn’t ready to walk away from. The 38-year-old veteran was confident on the mound for the first time since 2014. He embraced the postseason competition and the big moments. He was himself again,

Cole, Verlander could join rare club of teammates

@SlangsOnSports
12:59 PM EST

The pitching prowess in the American League this year was undeniable, and all three Cy Young finalists -- Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole, and Charlie Morton -- had worthy seasons, but there’s just something that stands out about Verlander and Cole. At the most basic level — they were teammates on

Cole, Stras and 'surprise guys' on Yanks' radar

@BryanHoch
November 11, 2019

NEW YORK -- The Yankees are planning to be in the mix for the top free-agent pitchers in this year’s class, laying the groundwork to speak face to face with Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg in the coming weeks, as general manager Brian Cashman said that upgrading the rotation remains

These free agents could bolster Mets' rotation

3:40 PM EST

MLB.com is keeping track of all the latest rumors involving the Mets right here.

Who's the right free-agent fit for O's at SS?

@JoeTrezz
an hour ago

As Mike Elias enters his first full offseason at the head of the Orioles’ baseball operations, the club will continue to prioritize the long-term view for the rebuild the GM has championed from the start. Making his first public comments this winter on 105.7 The Fan’s “Hot Stove” show last

This free agent's market is already heating up

@feinsand
November 11, 2019

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Free agency is barely in its infancy stage, but as the General Managers Meetings commenced Monday, one name on the market is already starting to gain serious momentum: Josh Donaldson. The 2015 American League MVP Award winner already has more than a half-dozen teams on his trail,

Here are the Rookie of the Year vote totals

November 11, 2019

Below are point totals for the balloting, as voted on by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Ballots for each award were submitted before the start of the postseason from two writers in every city, based on the league covered.

Which team is the favorite to get Castellanos?

26 minutes ago

After an up-and-down 2019 season that featured a slow start in Detroit followed by a white-hot stretch in Chicago, Nicholas Castellanos is testing the free-agent market. Below is a list of the latest news and rumors surrounding the 27-year-old outfielder, who is a free agent this offseason.

These 147 top prospects are Rule 5 eligible

@JonathanMayo
10:55 AM EST

Over the next couple of weeks, all 30 Major League organizations have some serious decisions to make. They have until Nov. 20 to decide what they will do with their 40-man rosters. Some prospects will earn a coveted spot, some will not and will thus be eligible to be taken

Betts dilemma will dominate Boston's winter

@MikeLupica
11:48 AM EST

One of the greatest free-agent contracts in history, and maybe the greatest ever for the Red Sox in terms of value, was the one for Manny Ramirez. After the 2000 season, they signed Ramirez for eight years and $160 million, and then something quite rare happened: Ramirez’s numbers for the

Team USA upsets Japan in Premier12 tourney

Angels No. 1 prospect Adell leads offense with seventh-inning homer
@SlangsOnSports
12:39 PM EST

Team USA upset top-ranked Japan, 4-3, in its second game of the Super Round in the Premier12 tournament on Tuesday night in Tokyo to remain in contention to earn an Olympic berth. The top finisher in the Super Round group from both the Asia/Oceania territory (Australia, Chinese Taipei or Korea)

Int'l Prospect Showcase brings top talent to US

@jonmorosi
8:43 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The institution is less than a decade old, but its alumni are a testament to the program’s prestige. Ronald Acuña Jr. Gleyber Torres. Rafael Devers. Eloy Jiménez. Juan Soto. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Jimmy Meayke was one chief architect of the inaugural MLB International Prospect Showcase in 2011,

AL ROY Alvarez unanimous, NL ROY Alonso 1 shy

@castrovince
November 11, 2019

One guy won the midsummer Home Run Derby, then became the first rookie to win the full-season home run derby outright. The other went third deck at Minute Maid Park amid compiling the highest OPS ever for a rookie with at least 300 trips to the plate. What Mets first

Market for Zack Wheeler could be robust

Righty has until Thursday to accept or reject $17.8M qualifying offer
@jonmorosi
November 11, 2019

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Zack Wheeler has until Thursday at 5 p.m. ET to accept or reject the Mets’ $17.8 million qualifying offer. Thus, over the coming days, Wheeler and his representatives will weigh the level of interest he’s receiving from other Major League clubs. Judging by the early indications, Wheeler

Expect creativity from Red Sox this offseason

10:00 AM EST

With Mookie Betts entering the final year of his contract in 2020, the '18 American League Most Valuable Player Award winner will be the focus of plenty of trade talks this offseason. Below is a list of the latest news and rumors surrounding the 27-year-old outfielder.

Analyzing every big move made this offseason

@mike_petriello
2:42 PM EST

When you think of the offseason, you think of the biggest names and the largest deals -- understandably so -- but there's obviously a lot more that goes into the winter. As we did last year, we'll keep a running list of each one, with the latest moves at the

Here’s how our writers voted for ROY and why

November 11, 2019

Major League Baseball’s premier postseason awards will be distributed this week as the Baseball Writers’ Association of America unveils its league winners for Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player. The announcements kicked off on Monday with Yordan Alvarez (HOU) and Pete Alonso

What scouts and Anthony Kay see in Kay

@baseballexis
3:14 PM EST

Anthony Kay was a little late to the party that was the Blue Jays season of opportunities, but it didn’t take long after his arrival for the 24-year-old left-hander to make a solid first impression. Acquired from the Mets -- along with Simeon Woods Richardson -- ahead of the Trade

Jarrín has 'very special day' at golf tourney

@mattkellyMLB
3:01 PM EST

Legendary Dodgers broadcaster Jaime Jarrín and a host of stars hit the links for a good cause Monday at the inaugural Jaime and Blanca Jarrín Foundation charity golf tournament at San Gabriel Country Club outside Los Angeles. Former MLB stars Chris Dickerson, Nomar Garciaparra and Adrián González and stars from