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Shelf help: A lineup of unsigned players

• Hot Stove Tracker Here it goes: 1B: Edwin EncarnacionMaybe Encarnacion should have taken the $ 80 million extension from the Blue Jays, as he hasn’t done better in a market that is valuing closers and complete players (Dexter Fowler ...

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Report: Yankees open to trading Gardner, Headley

The New York Yankees’ wallets will be feeling a lot lighter after shelling $ 86 million to bring back All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman. Now they may be looking to cut costs elsewhere. According to a report by Joel Sherman of ...

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The Dodgers had no choice but to pay Kenley Jansen and Justin Turner

Let’s consider a scenario: Say a postseason qualifier had the opportunity to purchase a closer at the level of Aroldis Chapman or Kenley Jansen immediately before the playoffs began. What would such a pitcher be worth at that moment, $ ...

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Report: Orioles believed to have best offer on table for Mark Trumbo

As it turns out, the best deal on the table for free agent slugger Mark Trumbo may be coming from none other than home base. According to a report by Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports on Sunday, the Baltimore Orioles ...

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Report: Danny Espinosa skipped Nats’ Winterfest in protest of trade

The Washington Nationals’ trade for Adam Eaton during the week is leading to quite a bit of fallout, including Danny Espinosa being unhappy. Espinosa did not attend the Nats’ annual Winterfest event this weekend, and the Washington Post says it’s ...

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Ed-when? One of these 10 should dig dEEp

On Encarnacion: Since his breakout season in 2012, his line of .272/.367/.544 (146 wRC+) has made him one of the 10 best hitters in baseball, almost exactly as productive as Giancarlo Stanton and Paul Goldschmidt have been over that time. ...

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Reports: Uehara, Cubs close to agreement on one-year deal

The Chicago Cubs lost a bullpen piece but added two new ones. The Cubs are close to an agreement with former Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara, according to multiple reports. The Boston Herald’s Evan Drellich was the first ...

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Report: Aroldis Chapman signs with Yankees

Aroldis Chapman reportedly will be signing with the New York Yankees. FOX’s Ken Rosenthal reports that Chapman is going to the Yanks on a five-year, $ 86 million deal. BREAKING: Chapman to #Yankees, five years, $ 86M. — Ken Rosenthal ...

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New Sox for Sale! Top prospects to Chicago

• Hot Stove Tracker “We’ve talked about Chris Sale throughout the last couple years,” said Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski. “We didn’t have any ongoing conversations. I got a call on Friday … from Rick [Hahn, White ...

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White Sox owner: 'It will be very hard to trade' Sale

Jerry Reinsdorf doesn’t like thinking about a rebuild, but his Chicago White Sox appear to be inching closer to doing just that. Amid reports suggesting that Chris Sale‘s days on the South Side are numbered – on Monday night it ...

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