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John Hart leaves Braves after being stripped of power
John Hart leaves Braves after being stripped of power

John Hart left the Atlanta Braves on Friday, less than a week after being stripped of his role as president of baseball operations. The decision was not unexpected given the hiring of general manager Alex Anthopoulos, who is now in charge of all baseball-related decisions. A former general manager

José Altuve is the first since Buster Posey to do this in a season
José Altuve is the first since Buster Posey to do this in a season

The Giants had a season to forget in 2017 while Jose Altuve pulled off a Buster Posey trio of accomplishments...

Aaron Boone interviewed for the Yankees manager job today
Aaron Boone interviewed for the Yankees manager job today

No word if he . . . hit a home run in his interview

MLB 2018 Trade Rumors: Giancarlo Stanton Taking NL MVP Award to the Midwest?
MLB 2018 Trade Rumors: Giancarlo Stanton Taking NL MVP Award to the Midwest?

It didn't matter, in the end, that Giancarlo Stanton's Miami Marlins finished six games below .500 in the 2017 Major League Baseball season. Or, at least, it didn't matter for Stanton on Thursday night, as he picked up the National League M.V.P. award for a summer spent slugging his way into the MLB

Former Yankees prospect Manny Banuelos signs a minor league deal with the Dodgers
Former Yankees prospect Manny Banuelos signs a minor league deal with the Dodgers

He spent last season in the Angels farm system

Why Bryce Harper would be a bargain at $500 million
Why Bryce Harper would be a bargain at $500 million

Is $500 million a bargain for Bryce Harper? Taking a look at the numbers, it is.

Baseball - Baseball: Houston
Baseball - Baseball: Houston's Altuve, Miami's Stanton win MVP awards

- Houston second baseman Jose Altuve, who helped the Astros capture their first World Series title, joined Miami's Giancarlo Stanton in taking a first Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player award on Thursday. Altuve, a 27-year-old Venezuelan, was a runaway American League MVP winner in voting

Orioles sign reliever Ryan O
Orioles sign reliever Ryan O'Rourke

The Orioles added bullpen depth on Thursday, signing reliever Ryan O'Rourke.

Houston
Houston's Altuve, Miami's Stanton win MVP awards

Houston second baseman Jose Altuve, who helped the Astros capture their first World Series title, joined Miami's Giancarlo Stanton in taking a first Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player award on Thursday. Altuve, a 27-year-old Venezuelan, was a runaway American League MVP winner in voting

Baseball-Astros Altuve, Marlins slugger Stanton win MVP awards

Jose Altuve of the World Series champion Houston Astros won the American League MVP award on Thursday while Marlins Giancarlo Stanton slugged his way to the National League honor. The nimble second baseman beat out New York Yankees hulking outfielder Aaron Judge, 25, who hit 52 home runs in his first

Game on as Jake Arrieta, Wade Davis and Alex Cobb turn down qualifying offers
Game on as Jake Arrieta, Wade Davis and Alex Cobb turn down qualifying offers

It's time to start negotiating long-term deals as Jake Arrieta, Wade Davis and Alex Cobb all turned down their respective qualifying offers.

Hosmer, Moustakas, Cain, 6 others turn down $17.4M offers
Hosmer, Moustakas, Cain, 6 others turn down $17.4M offers

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and outfielder Lorenzo Cain were among nine free agents who turned down $17.4 million qualifying offers from their teams Thursday. Chicago Cubs pitchers Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis also said no to the offers, as did Tampa Bay

Meulens 3rd manager candidate to interview with Yankees
Meulens 3rd manager candidate to interview with Yankees

Hensley Meulens has become the third candidate to interview for New York Yankees manager after Rob Thomson and Eric Wedge,

MLB will institute rules to pick up pace, with or without players
MLB will institute rules to pick up pace, with or without players' agreement

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says he hopes to reach agreement with the players' union on rules to quicken the game, but said new laws will be instituted even if no agreement is reached.

Manfred: Marlins fans shouldn
Manfred: Marlins fans shouldn't be upset if Stanton dealt

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks Miami Marlins fans should be understanding if the team's new owners trade All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter became the team's chief executive officer when a group headed by venture capitalist Bruce Sherman

Cubs are interested in Brandon Morrow
Cubs are interested in Brandon Morrow

Morrow was a key part of the Dodgers beating the Cubs in the NLCS

Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner: Joe Girardi Was Out Even if Yankees Won World Series
Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner: Joe Girardi Was Out Even if Yankees Won World Series

New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said Wednesday he agrees with general manager Brian Cashman's decision to fire manager Joe Girardi last month and that the longtime manager would have been fired even if the Yankees won the World Series.

Mariners make trade, raise available money for Japan's Otani

The Seattle Mariners have gained more flexibility if they want to try to sign star Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani. Otani, a 23-year-old right-hander, would be limited to a minor league contract with a signing bonus under Major League Baseball's new collective bargaining agreement. The

The Yankees are interested in Jurickson Profar
The Yankees are interested in Jurickson Profar

Profar, once the top prospect in all of baseball, could have a future as a super utility guy in the Bronx

Rapoport: Drew Stanton has a chance to start for Cardinals on Sunday
Rapoport: Drew Stanton has a chance to start for Cardinals on Sunday

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport brings the latest information on the likelihood that Cardinals start QB Drew Stanton over QB Blaine Gabbert.

Report: Braves to face "severe" penalties, including loss of prospects
Report: Braves to face "severe" penalties, including loss of prospects

Major League Baseball is expected to announce the sanctions in the next week

Report: MLB Players Union Holding Up Shohei Otani Agreement
Report: MLB Players Union Holding Up Shohei Otani Agreement

The MLB players union is holding up a "tentative agreement" between MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball on a $20 million posting system for Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports.

Posta Rangers duo doubtful against Mathare
Posta Rangers duo doubtful against Mathare

Head coach Sammy 'Pamzo' Omollo has revealed to Goal that duo are nursing injuries that might render them unavailable for this weekend

Report: MLBPA challenging NPB posting system, delaying Shohei Ohtani
Report: MLBPA challenging NPB posting system, delaying Shohei Ohtani's move to MLB

Shohei Ohtani, known for his pitching prowess as well as his hitting talent in Japan, may not come to the U.S. as soon as expected because the union is challenging the recently agreed-upon posting rules between MLB and NPB.

Anisimov, Blackhawks snap Rangers win streak
Anisimov, Blackhawks snap Rangers win streak

Led by a hat trick from Artem Anisimov and a five-goal third period, the Chicago Blackhawks put an end to the New York Rangers' win streak at six games.

Mariners acquire slugger Healy from Athletics
Mariners acquire slugger Healy from Athletics

Ryon Healy is heading to the Seattle Mariners from the Oakland Athletics.

Why Zach Britton no longer makes sense for Cubs team going in different direction with bullpen
Why Zach Britton no longer makes sense for Cubs team going in different direction with bullpen

Acquiring Orioles southpaw Zach Britton no longer makes sense for a Cubs team going in a different direction with their bullpen.

Report: Rays interested in Jose Bautista
Report: Rays interested in Jose Bautista

The Rays reportedly have interest in free agent Jose Bautista, who is willing to play corner outfield, corner infield, and DH.

Major League Baseball roundup
Major League Baseball roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer earned his third Cy Young Award by beating out teammate Stephen Strasburg and Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw in the voting announced on Wednesday. Scherzer, who won the American League Cy Young Award in 2013 with the Detroit Tigers

Kuiper:
Kuiper: 'Kind of warms your heart' thinking of Giants with Hamilton or Bradley Jr.

The Giants are looking to make an upgrade in center field. For Duane Kuiper, two rumored names make him especially happy.

Jeter: Marlins listening to offers for All-Star Stanton
Jeter: Marlins listening to offers for All-Star Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton's future in Miami is in doubt but Derek Jeter said he has not spoken with the Marlins outfielder.

Rangers get minor league OF Cole to complete Dyson trade

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Minor league outfielder Hunter Cole has been acquired by the Texas Rangers to complete the June trade that sent reliever Sam Dyson to the San Francisco Giants.

Cardinals plan to move Dexter Fowler to the corner outfield
Cardinals plan to move Dexter Fowler to the corner outfield

Dexter Fowler has played in center field for all but one inning of the 9,240 2/3 defensive innings in his career, but the Cardinals plan to shift him to an outfield corner for 2018.

Gabe Kapler enjoyed ice cream in truly bizarre fashion
Gabe Kapler enjoyed ice cream in truly bizarre fashion

The man loves ice cream. But he also loves looking good. That's a pickle.

Healthy Tyler Beede shows why he
Healthy Tyler Beede shows why he's Giants' top pitching prospect

Giants top pitching prospect Tyler Beede's 2017 season was cut short due to injury. In the Arizona Fall League, he took advantage of his opportunity.

Jeter confirms Marlins listening to offers for Stanton, but...
Jeter confirms Marlins listening to offers for Stanton, but...

Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton is the hottest name on baseball's hot stove. But acquiring the superstar won't be easy...

Miguel Cabrera is going to be in The Best Shape of His Life
Miguel Cabrera is going to be in The Best Shape of His Life

Cabrera is coming off his worst season as a major leaguer

How the Jose Quintana deal changed everything for Cubs and White Sox this winter and beyond
How the Jose Quintana deal changed everything for Cubs and White Sox this winter and beyond

The Jose Quintana trade altered the course of baseball history in Chicago for the next three, five and maybe even 10 years.

MLB wants to get a pitch clock in place for the 2018 season
MLB wants to get a pitch clock in place for the 2018 season

Pitch clocks like this one have been in place in the minors for a few years now. They're hardly noticeable.

Who should win the Cy Young Award? Who will?
Who should win the Cy Young Award? Who will?

Will Max Scherzer repeat?

Ex-Red Sox coach Lovullo named N.L. Manager of Year
Ex-Red Sox coach Lovullo named N.L. Manager of Year

Torey Lovullo wins the N.L. Manager of the Year award after his first season running the Diamondbacks, and the Twins' Paul Molitor is the American League honoree.

Giants GM Bobby Evans addresses possible reduced role for Hunter Pence
Giants GM Bobby Evans addresses possible reduced role for Hunter Pence

As the Giants look to improve their outfield defense, their fourth highest paid player in 2018 could find himself as a bench player.

11/14/17: MLB.com FastCast
11/14/17: MLB.com FastCast

Family members and former teammates remember the late Roy Halladay at a ceremony in Florida, plus Manager of the Year winners are announced

Cubs targeting Alex Cobb while Theo Epstein says fans
Cubs targeting Alex Cobb while Theo Epstein says fans 'absolutely' should expect a division title next year

The Cubs want Alex Cobb, and that's just the beginning of the plan Theo Epstein has to keep them in contention for 2018 and beyond.

Rangers GM Jon Daniels: "We
Rangers GM Jon Daniels: "We're not necessarily looking to move Jurickson [Profar]."

Jurickson Profar is out of options, so he must be included on the 25-man roster or exposed to outright waivers. Rangers GM Jon Daniels says his team isn't necessarily looking to trade him.

Molitor, Lovullo take Manager of the Year honours
Molitor, Lovullo take Manager of the Year honours

Paul Molitor and Torey Lovullo were named Managers of the Year in MLB.

Family, friends, teammates say final goodbye to Roy Halladay
Family, friends, teammates say final goodbye to Roy Halladay

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay was remembered Tuesday as an amazing husband, father, friend and teammate who was one of the best pitchers of his generation but an even better man. A 91-minute ''Celebration of Life for Roy Halladay'' attracted more than 1,000 people to Spectrum

Ex-Cubs prospect Eloy Jimenez getting same rave reviews as key cog in White Sox rebuild
Ex-Cubs prospect Eloy Jimenez getting same rave reviews as key cog in White Sox rebuild

The White Sox are beginning to understand what the Cubs already knew about Eloy Jimenez, talking about the young outfielder forcing their hand in the middle of their rebuild.

Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99
Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99

Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame second baseman dubbed the ''Silent Captain'' of the Boston Red Sox by longtime teammate and friend Ted Williams, has died. Doerr died Monday in Junction City, Oregon, the Red Sox said Tuesday in a statement. The Red Sox said Doerr had been the oldest living

Prague zoo fetes health of rare Malayan tiger cubs
Prague zoo fetes health of rare Malayan tiger cubs

The Prague zoo on Tuesday celebrated the health of two rare Malayan tiger cubs -- a male and a female -- born there six weeks ago. "We are monitoring their weight and development very closely," Pavel Brandl, the zoo's mammals curator, told AFP. The cubs, who have yet to be named by their

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