Robinson Cano

2018 Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy: Can you have too much pitching?

The top starting pitchers stand out more than ever these days, but you could argue the top hitters do as well. Our Scott White offers another way to …


The Astros Extend Jose Altuve… Again

The Astros have reportedly come to an agreement on a second extension for their second baseman, and the reigning AL MVP, Jose Altuve. Only, this …


Mariners notebook: Possible rotation twists with Erasmo, Felix

PEORIA, Ariz. – Mariners manager Scott Servais provided a little clarity on a couple of pitching situations in his chat with the media Saturday …

Scott Servais

These 20 MLB Players Drive The Sickest Cars

Major League Baseball might not be as big as the NBA but it still garners a huge audience in the US and Canada. It’s among four of the oldest major …


2018 Fantasy Baseball ADP: Best and worst draft day values on CBS, ESPN, Yahoo!

Heath Cummings looks at draft day values on three different sites.<p><b>Draft Prep Tiers: C | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B | OF | SP | RP</b>• <b><br>Heath's Sleepers | Breakouts</b> …

Fantasy Football

The Mound-Visit Rule Might Have an Enforcement Problem

Major League Baseball’s new pace-of-play rules, including the new mound-visit limits, have already been covered at this site. Accordingly, this post …

Willson Contreras

BC-BBO–Baseball Preview,ADVISORY

Editors:<p>To help with your planning, here are stories The Associated Press is planning in advance of the 2018 MLB season. All times EDT. If you have …

Albert Pujols

Mariners’ Felix Hernandez pronounces himself ready to return to games: ‘I’m good’

Hernandez will pitch Monday in a minor league game in Peoria. He's expected to throw 45 pitches.


Jean Segura returns for Mariners, and more are on the way

PEORIA, Ariz. – As we have seen many times in the last week, there was a lineup change hours before the Mariners were scheduled to take the field …


AL MVP Jose Altuve, Astros on verge of five-year, $151 million extension: report

Reigning American League Most Valuable Player Jose Altuve is reportedly on the verge of the second-biggest contract ever for a second baseman.<p>Altuve and the Houston Astros are nearing an agreement on a five-year, $151 million contract extension that would keep him in an Astros uniform through</b> …


Mariners are being ‘extra cautious’ with minor injuries

Dr. Lorena Martin - the Mariners' new director of high performance -- believes most of the players dealing with minor injuries to be ready for …


Seattle Mariners are all injured now

With two more injuries recently, the Seattle Mariners now have more than one-quarter of their 40-man roster dealing with injuries.<p>Just when you …


Seattle Mariners 40-Man Injury Update

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 09: Jean Segura<p>Heading into spring training one of the key factors to a successful season was going to be the overall health …


Five bold White Sox predictions for 2018

What’s there to know about the Houston Astros?<p>They’re the best, that’s what there is to know.<p>The Astros are the defending world champions for a …


Mariners poke fun at MLB rule change in TV ad

The Seattle Mariners might be in the midst of the longest postseason drought in any of the four major professional sports, but at least we can count …


Mariners manager Scott Servais remains upbeat, forward-looking despite growing injury list

After leaving Tuesday's game Nelson Cruz and Andrew Romine could be back in games next week along with first baseman Ryon Healy.

Scott Servais

Mariners' Ichiro, Jean Segura expected to be OK after early exits

PEORIA, Ariz. – Once again the first order of business upon arrival at the Mariners spring training complex Thursday will be to check on the most …

Jean Segura

Seattle Mariners 2018 season preview: Will the epic playoff drought continue?

The Mariners haven't been to the playoffs since 2001, the longest drought in American pro sports<p>Without even including the Cubs and Astros winning …


Perhaps Dee Gordon Was Out of Position Until Now

PEORIA, Ariz. — Dee Gordon is in demand.<p>On a Tuesday morning, the slight 29-year-old enters the Mariners’ spring clubhouse wearing a black T-shirt, …

Sports Analytics

ST Daily: He's Braun Fire

<i>Follow @Crawford_MILB and @Rotoworld_BB on Twitter.</i><p>The Brewers made two of the biggest moves of the offseason to improve their lineup in 2018; …


Around the Empire: Yankees news - 3/14/18 | Bryan Hoch: When the Yankees signed Neil Walker to a one-year deal, it was all but finalized that the second base competition was over. The …

CC Sabathia

Table For Two: Previewing the Seattle Mariners

Image credit: USA Today Sports<p><i>Between now and Opening Day, we’ll be previewing each team by eavesdropping on an extended conversation about them. For</i> …


MLB notes: Lynn debuts with three hitless innings for Twins

The unusually slow free-agent market took former Cardinal Lance Lynn’s wait to find a team through the winter and well into spring training.


2018 Seattle Mariners Commercial Rankings

Spoiler Alert: If you have not seen the new Mariners commercials and would like to be surprised, do NOT continue reading. Go enjoy yourself with …


Cruz sustains latest injury for banged-up Mariners

Nelson Cruz joined the Seattle Mariners' growing list of injured players. Cruz hit a two-hop RBI single to the right-field wall in the first inning …


The Mariners 2018 commercials in review

Ranking our favorite and least favorite spotsWhile the Mariners commercials have recently struggled to recapture the glory days of Edgar’s light bat …


MLB notebook: Rockies re-sign OF Gonzalez to 1-year deal

--The Colorado Rockies and three-time All-Star Carlos Gonzalez finalized a one-year, $5 million contract on Monday.<p>The agreement calls for up to …


Nelson Cruz has Grade 1 strain in right quad

An MRI taken Wednesday on Nelson Cruz's right quad showed a Grade 1 strain.<p>That's the least-severe type of strain and Cruz is hoping to return to …


What if Robinson Cano never left the Yankees?

Robinson Cano in one of his final games with the Yankees in 2013<p>PEORIA, Ariz. — In an alternate universe, the Yankees bend and Robinson Cano bends …


25 Insanely Expensive Cars Driven by Star Athletes

If you’ve ever wondered how an athlete can spend tens of millions of dollars, we have one idea: cars. The most car-obsessed sports stars start …

Bentley Motors