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Phils, Trea Turner agree to 11-year, $300M deal (source)

@juanctoribio
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The Phillies got their star shortstop, agreeing to an 11-year, $300 million deal with Trea Turner on Monday, a source told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. The team has not confirmed the deal, which per Feinsand includes a full no-trade clause. The free-agent shortstop market was loaded this offseason, but it’s difficult

Mets adding Verlander on two-year deal (source)

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SAN DIEGO -- Less than 72 hours after losing one of their aces, Jacob deGrom, the Mets replaced him with an even more decorated pitcher. The team on Monday agreed to terms with Justin Verlander on a two-year, $86 million contract with a $35 million vesting option for 2025, a

7 storylines to watch as Winter Meetings unfold

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, we’re not talking about the holiday season -- though that’s pretty great, too -- but rather baseball’s Winter Meetings, which are underway following a two-year hiatus for the offseason’s marquee event. Executives and agents alike began laying the groundwork for potential

Yanks re-sign Brian Cashman to 4-year deal

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The New York Yankees on Monday announced that the club has re-signed Brian Cashman to a four-year contract through the 2026 season to continue serving as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Cashman, 55, is the longest-serving Yankees General Manager in franchise history and has the longest tenure among current

Batting champ on the trade block?

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We're keeping track of all the latest free agent and trade rumors.

11 teams that should make noise at Winter Meetings

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The Winter Meetings are back in San Diego this week, the first time since 2019 that the event is being held in person. We know the players who will dominate headlines, namely Aaron Judge and Carlos Correa. But which teams will be the most active as roster-building for 2023 and

This is now the clear-cut No. 1 starter on FA market

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Carlos Rodón has opted out of the final year on his two-year, $44 million contract with the Giants and is now a free agent. MLB.com is tracking the latest rumors surrounding the left-hander. Read all about Rodón here.

McGriff elected unanimously to Hall on Contemporary Era ballot

December 4, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- “The Crime Dog” finally had his day. In Fred McGriff’s first second chance at the National Baseball Hall of Fame voting process, the Contemporary Baseball Era Players Committee did what the Baseball Writers’ Association did not. McGriff was the committee’s lone Hall of Fame selection among the

Will Giants pivot to this shortstop if they miss on Judge?

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Carlos Correa opted out of his contract with the Twins to become a free agent, and MLB.com is tracking the latest rumors surrounding the 28-year-old shortstop. Read all about Correa here.

Here's what one of Yanks' top FA targets reportedly wants

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

MLB Winter Meetings Auction to benefit Uvalde BGC

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For the ninth time, and first since 2019, Major League Baseball, all 30 MLB Clubs, Minor League Clubs and other partners have organized a charity auction during Baseball’s Annual Winter Meetings to benefit a special cause close to the game. The auction this year, which was spearheaded by the Texas

Bogaerts drawing interest from at least 8 teams

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Xander Bogaerts has opted out of his contract with the Red Sox to become a free agent, and MLB.com is keeping track of the latest rumors surrounding the shortstop.

Where will Dodgers turn with JV off market?

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

Watch manager media availabilities from Winter Meetings

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One of the keystones of the Winter Meetings is hearing from each MLB manager as their clubs make and execute their offseason plans. With the 2022 Meetings underway in San Diego, MLB.com will carry livestreams of every manager media availability on Monday and Tuesday. The full schedule for manager availabilities

Here are 7 can't-miss Winter Meetings predictions

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The Winter Meetings return Sunday to the place they last left, just as the Hot Stove gets hopping. San Diego will be the scene of the 2022 Winter Meetings, same as it was when this event was last held, pre-pandemic, in 2019. That year, the Meetings were especially active, with

These are the FAs most likely to sign at Winter Meetings​

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The last time the baseball world gathered in person for the Winter Meetings, the three biggest free agents on the market came off the board on three successive days. This week marks the first time since 2019 that the event will be held in person, and like that eventful week

Does Swanson, Anthopoulos convo make reunion more likely?

December 4, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- Alex Anthopoulos had a tremendous relationship with Freddie Freeman, and his bond with Dansby Swanson grew even stronger this past summer. But like with Freeman last winter, the Braves' president of baseball operations has tackled the challenge of removing emotions from decisions that could positively or negatively

McGriff had to wait for Hall: It's a crime, dog

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Cooperstown justice was served on Sunday night in San Diego. Fred McGriff was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Contemporary Baseball Era Players Committee. McGriff, affectionately known as the “Crime Dog” -- a nickname given to him by ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman because of the similarity to

Reliever was traded for same HOFer -- twice

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A version of this story originally ran in April 2020.

Here's what separates MLB's Draft lottery from the rest

December 2, 2022

Followers of the NBA or NHL are familiar with the concept of the Draft lottery that is about to debut in MLB. But baseball’s lottery includes anti-tanking measures that go beyond anything we’ve seen in the other major professional sports. MLB’s inaugural Draft lottery will be held at 8:30 p.m.

8 player-team reunions that would be fun to see

@williamfleitch
December 3, 2022

At this point of the offseason, you’ve already read just about every “list of possible suitors for Player X” that you could possibly consume: Did you hear that Team X is potentially setting up a Zoom call to discuss their conceivable interest in Player Y? But part of the fun

Rangers sign deGrom to 5-year deal

@kennlandry
December 2, 2022

The Rangers pulled off a stunner ahead of next week's Winter Meetings, signing ace right-hander Jacob deGrom to a five-year free-agent contract on Friday night. The deal will pay deGrom $185 million, a source told MLB.com; the club has not confirmed the value of the contract. deGrom, 34, is one

Reynolds requests trade from Pirates (source)

@justdelossantos
December 3, 2022

PITTSBURGH -- The question has lingered over the last year-and-a-half: Will the Pirates trade Bryan Reynolds? In the coming weeks and months, the answer to that question might finally be yes. Reynolds, a 2021 All-Star and one of baseball’s best offensive outfielders, has requested a trade, a source told MLB.com’s

The best baseball players born on Dec. 5

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Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Dec. 5.

Every move of the 2022-23 offseason, tracked

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The Major League Baseball offseason is here, and MLB.com's team of writers will have quick-hit analysis of each major transaction in a running list here.