Manny Machado

Report: Indians contacted Orioles regarding Machado

An opportunity to acquire Manny Machado seemed to present itself during the winter meetings, when the Baltimore Orioles were reportedly listening to …

Jason Kipnis

MLB trade rumors: Indians, Orioles have discussed Manny Machado

The Indians and Orioles have discussed a potential deal for Manny Machado this offseason, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports.<p>Talks between the two …

Jason Kipnis

Chicago Cubs: If Clayton Kershaw opts out, a power shift ensues

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after pitching the third inning against the Houston Astros in …

Baseball

MLB Hot Stove Rumors: Indians and Orioles have talked Manny Machado trade

The Orioles likely want pitching, and the Indians have plenty of it<p>As we've known for a long time, the Orioles are open to trading star infielder …

Sports

Orioles' Showalter on pace of play, who plays short, offseason inactivity and his future

As a member of Major League Baseball’s competition committee, Orioles manager Buck Showalter has dissected the ins and outs of the game’s potential …

Buck Showalter

Is it time for J.D. Martinez to reevaluate his lofty contract demands?

Someone has to sign J.D. Martinez, right?<p>In the not-too-distant past, he would have scooped up the contract of his - and agent Scott Boras' - dreams …

Baseball

Cleveland Indians: Predicting the cost of a Lindor extension

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 11: Francisco Lindor<p>If you’re an Indians fan with an eye on the long term, chances are you’ve played the numbers game a time …

Sports

Friday Bird Droppings: Where the Orioles bargain hunt continues

Hello, friends.<p>There are now 69 days remaining until Orioles Opening Day. At least until the World Series, the 1969 season was pretty good to the …

Baltimore Orioles

Heyman | Harper To Cubs Next Winter Hardly A Sure Thing

The idea of <b>Bryce Harper</b> potentially signing with the <b>Chicago Cubs</b> was mentioned in this space recently, and was talked about a lot at Cubs convention. …

Jon Heyman

Three MLB players who should bounce back in 2018

While the memories of 2017 might take a while to fade for players who had down years, there's hope that at least a few of those players might bounce …

Jacob deGrom

Return to health may mean a return to form for Bradley

BOSTON -- It’s well known that Xander Bogaerts was playing hurt for much of 2017. All players in a 162-game season work through multiple injuries, …

Baseball

Report: MLB likely to unilaterally implement pace of play changes

ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports that talks between Major League Baseball and the MLB Players’ Association concerning pace of play changes have stalled, …

Baseball

Baltimore Orioles could be trade partners with the Cleveland Indians

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 6: Third baseman Manny Machado #13 of the Baltimore Orioles turns the double play on a ground ball by Carlos Santana #41 as …

Baseball

The Yankees are ‘hated’ again and CC Sabathia loves it

CC Sabathia is glad the “likable Yankees” era has quickly come and gone.<p>The Yankees exceeded expectations last season, riding performances from …

Major League Baseball

DJ Stewart invited to major league camp (and other notes) - School of Roch

Manager Buck Showalter, appearing tonight on the "Orioles Hot Stove Show" on 105.7 The Fan, said Double-A Bowie outfielder DJ Stewart will be in …

Camden Yards

2018 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Third Base Tiers 1.0

Third base is strong at the top, but is it as deep in the middle? Scott White looks at the distribution of talent at the position.<p><b>Draft Prep Tiers: C</b> …

Sports

Offseason rolls on in painfully slow fashion, and Dave Dombrowski explains why Red Sox still haven't made a move

In short order, the offseason is going to give way to the actual season. Will the Red Sox have made any moves?<p>Speaking to reporters at the Boston …

Baseball

One reporter questions baseball's economic system

The column published Tuesday by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports was interesting and thought-provoking. It was about the economic system in place in …

Scott Boras

White Sox reportedly one of teams 'expressing interest' in Christian Yelich, but does a trade for Marlins star make sense?

A big offseason splash for the rebuilding White Sox?<p>After being rumored to potentially trade for Baltimore Orioles star Manny Machado last month …

Baseball

MLB Trade Rumors: Top 10 remaining offseason trade candidates

Free agents aren’t doing much moving, but the MLB trade market has been going crazy this winter. These ten players could also be on the move before …

Addison Russell

Fantasy baseball: Taking another crack at projecting the White Sox 2021 lineup

Playing a rebuild-centric edition of fantasy baseball is all the rage for South Side baseball fans.<p>After Baseball America forecasted the White Sox …

Baseball

MLB has a problem

This offseason has been sloooooooowwww. Perusing MLB Trade Rumors’ Top 50 Free Agent list, only Wade Davis, Carlos Santana, Zack Cozart, and Jay …

Addison Reed

Orioles continuing negotiations with Schoop and Gausman - School of Roch

With the Orioles down to two unsigned arbitration-eligible players, they intend to continue negotiations until the hearing dates next month rather …

Kevin Gausman

Should George Springer Win His Arbitration Hearing?

Arbitration deadline day came and went at the end of last week. Josh Donaldson set an all-time arbitration record with his $23 million salary, while …

Baseball

Edwards: Cardinals Cannot Claim They're Doing Their Best Money-Wise

The Cardinals payroll is a hot topic with St. Louis’ baseball faithful, especially when they feel the team isn’t doing enough to produce wins from …

Baseball

Are Pirates going where Orioles may eventually be headed?

While the management of the Pittsburgh Pirates is not saying the club has gone into full rebuild mode, the Bucs have traded pitcher Gerrit Cole and …

Baseball

A Radical Proposal for Fixing Arbitration

Major League Baseball’s salary-arbitration process is a pretty ridiculous exercise. A player and team each submit a figure for how much that player …

Sports Analytics

Baltimore Orioles rumors: Thoughts on signing Mike Moustakas

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 10: Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals hits a two run home run to right center field against Brian Matusz #17 of the …

Baseball

Why the Red Sox can afford to wait out Martinez

Two winters removed from signing David Price to a record $217-million deal, Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski is being …

Sports

Manny Machado set to attend Orioles Fan Fest despite trade rumors

Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports<p>Manny Machado is expected to attend the Baltimore Orioles’ upcoming Fan Fest event despite being the subject of trade …

Baseball