- 2019-11-12 02:07:12Z
And, he says, he is not under orders to stay below the Competitive Balance Tax in 2020
Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey talk about the rumors connecting the White Sox to premium free agents like Anthony Rendon and Stephen Strasburg.
The Red Sox will gauge the trade market for Mookie Betts this offseason, but there is "great skepticism" about teams' willingness to pay the hefty price for the star right fielder according to Jon Heyman.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays general manager Erik Neander has been voted Major League Baseball's Executive of the Year.
After falling short of reaching the World Series for the 10th straight year, the New York Yankees intend to have conversations with top free agent pitchers Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg. ''It's a good time to be them,'' Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Monday as the
Rays GM Erik Neander was named Executive of the Year for the 2019 season. Brian Cashman finished in second place while Billy Beane and Derek Falvey tied for third place.
Dustin Pedroia is hoping to return to the Boston Red Sox next year after playing in just nine games during the past two seasons because of his injured left knee. ''Every indication I've gotten is that he's feeling good and intending on playing,'' Chaim Bloom, Boston's new
According to the Boston Red Sox brass, Dustin Pedroia is intending on playing for the team in 2020.
The Red Sox, Yankees, and Cubs exceeded the competitive balance tax threshold in 2019 and each will pay a penalty for the overage.
Young sluggers known for their prodigious power, Pete Alonso and Yordan Alvarez knocked the Rookie of the Year voting out of the park. In a rarity for the major league home run leader, Alonso didn't land the biggest blow. Alonso, a star first baseman with the New York Mets, got 29 of 30 first-place
SAN FRANCISCO -- As Scott Harris said goodbye to family members on Monday, a Giants employee walked over and dropped off two big bags full of jerseys and orange-and-black gear. One of his parents needed to load up on the gifts more than the other. Harris grew up in Redwood City with a mother who is a
Mets first baseman Pete Alonso became the sixth Met to win the National League Rookie of the Year Award.
Farhan Zaidi knows Hyun-Jin Ryu well from his days as the Dodgers GM. Should the Giants pursue the lefty in free agency?
Yordan Álvarez was unanimously named the 2019 American League Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
After playing a role in the Chicago Cubs' transformation from rebuilding club to World Series champion, Scott Harris aims to guide the San Francisco Giants along a similar path. Harris was introduced Monday as the Giants' new general manager, the first of what should be two significant hires
The A's love to put up money for their bullpen, so this could be an intriguing thought.
A report ahead of Monday morning's GM meetings suggests Mookie Betts will be at the center of trade talks around the league this winter.
No one is signing but contenders want to trade young superstars, attendance plummets and no one seems to care.
Odrisamer Despaigne's tenure with the White Sox was short and unusual. Now the Cuban pitcher is heading to Korea.
Put away the champagne, Nationals fans. Major League Baseball's free agency period is upon us, and there are several moves to be made. Track them all here.
The Phillies' crucial offseason begins this week in Arizona, where MLB's general managers are assembling for several days of meetings. By Jim Salisbury
The Yankees pitcher has been on administrative leave pursuant to MLB's domestic violence policy since September
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants hired Scott Harris from the Chicago Cubs to become general manager, filling a void of more than a year after the club had gone without a GM during president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi's first season in the position.
Rick Hahn will speak to reporters for the first time since his end-of-season press conference in September this week at the GM meetings. Here are five things we could learn about the White Sox offseason.
The GM meetings are usually pretty sleepy, writes John Tomase. But this year, the Boston Red Sox and Chaim Bloom need to hit the ground running as they look to retool.
Carlos Carrasco's courage while fighting cancer and community service earned him another postseason honor. Carrasco won the Frank Gibbons-Steve Olin Good Guy Award, given annually by the Cleveland chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, for being accommodating with media members
After 10 years in San Francisco, Hensley Meulens is moving on to Miami.
With Farhan Zaidi and Scott Harris running the show, the Giants now have the front office they always desired.
The Giants have tabbed a member of the Cubs front office as their next general manager.
Farhan Zaidi checked off one of the biggest items on his offseason to-do list.
Brown is back for the San Diego Padres. The Padres unveiled new uniforms Saturday night that feature a brown and gold color scheme, similar to the one used from the franchise's inception in 1969 through 1984. The new uniforms were unveiled at Petco Park in front a few thousand fans by players Fernando
He'll have a lot of competition, but this will get A's fans something to look forward to.
For the second year in a row, both Matt Chapman and Nolan Arenado took home a Platinum Glove, awarded to the best overall defensive player in each league.
It still will be a pitcher's park.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Right-handed reliever Darren O'Day has signed a $2.25 million, one-year deal to return to the Atlanta Braves.
The Cubs' staff overhaul continues.
As the Cubs evaluate their roster this winter, Cubs catcher Willson Contreras could be made available in a trade.
Word that the White Sox and Jose Abreu have discussed a long-term deal should come as no surprise. But the qualifying offer the team extended Abreu earlier this week adds an interesting wrinkle to the proceedings.
The Braves announced the signing of veteran reliever Darren O'Day on Friday, inking him to a one-year, $2.5 million contract.
Rothschild was just let go after nine seasons with the Yankees
Rick Hahn laid out a pretty specific offseason to-do list for his front office. But if the opportunity to add certain free agents come along, could we see a reshuffling of those priorities?
Chaim Bloom weighs in on the futures of Mookie Betts and JD Martinez with the Red Sox, telling WEEI.com that he's pleased Martinez didn't opt out and aware that Betts "is the No. 1 topic on everyone's mind."
A candidate for the Phillies' open hitting coach position has emerged. By Jim Salisbury
Two years ago, every move the Giants made had an eye on the collective balance tax. This year, they can do just about anything they want.
On the latest Cubs Talk Podcast, David Kaplan, Tony Andracki and Jeff Nelson discuss the assistant coaches under David Ross, how the Cubs aren't the only NL Central team facing budget constraints, and Yu Darvish-social media darling.
The Silver Slugger Awards are announced, plus the Braves are reportedly interested in Madison Bumgarner
Nationals infielder Howie Kendrick was named the winner of the Heart and Hustle Award, handed out by the MLB Players Alumni Association.
Former Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington reportedly is in the running to become the Pirates' president of baseball operations.
Ben Cherington is reportedly in the running to become president of baseball operations for the Pirates, who fired their president, GM, manager, and pitching coach after the season.
Does this mean a blank slate for him on the Baseball Reference Awards section?