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Youth or dare: 9 young players on move?

Here are some young guys — all of whom will be south of 27 on Opening Day 2017 — who qualify as trade possibilities. Jurickson Profar, Rangers He’ll be 24 on Opening Day, he’s versatile and Rangers president of baseball ...

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Cardinals sign Brett Cecil, potentially redefining market for relievers

Left-handed reliever Brett Cecil agreed to a deal with the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday. This isn’t a huge story in itself, but the terms of the deal look like they might have a huge impact on the class of ...

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Yankees GM: Chapman knows we want him back

Aroldis Chapman made quite an impression during his half-season in the Bronx, and New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made it quite clear Friday he’d love to have the hard-throwing Cuban anchor his bullpen again in 2017. “Chapman did ...

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Verlander defends Upton against reporter who said 'pipe down'

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander received the most first-place votes for AL Cy Young but lost to Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello by five points because two voters left Verlander off their ballots entirely. Verlander’s supermodel fiancée, Kate Upton, took to ...

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Scherzer, Porcello earn Cy Young honors

Porcello, who was 22-4 in his second season with the Red Sox, edged Verlander, the career Tiger, in the second-closest vote since 1970. He won on the strength of his second-place votes, as Verlander beat him in first-place voters 14-8. ...

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Rival exec: White Sox will only trade Sale 'if they totally win the deal'

With trade speculation surrounding Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale continuing to intensify, at least some industry executives aren’t convinced the 27-year-old left-hander will be dealt this winter. One rival exec recently downplayed the likelihood of a trade, suggesting the ...

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Report: Changes to qualifying offer on table in CBA negotiations

The qualifying offer could be going the way of the dodo bird. Changes to the qualifying-offer system and draft-pick compensation for free agents tendered the offer are reportedly on the table as part of current collective bargaining agreement negotiations between ...

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It's Awards week! And the hardware goes to…

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) honors such as Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young Award and Most Valuable Player will be awarded this week, as will the Esurance MLB Awards, which will be showcased ...

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Rangers GM doesn't expect to trade Profar

After missing two full seasons with shoulder problems, Jurickson Profar made his long-awaited return to the Texas Rangers roster this past summer, and even though his role for 2017 remains unclear, general manager Jon Daniels doesn’t anticipate moving the resilient ...

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Report: Giants to meet with Mark Melancon

After an epic bullpen implosion doomed them this past postseason, the San Francisco Giants are trying to avoid a repeat performance in 2017. According to a report by Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports on Friday, Washington Nationals free agent closer ...

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