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MLB’s best player at each uniform number — from No. 1 Ozzie Smith to...

Adam Ottavino made history when he signed with the Yankees. Not by saying he would strike out Babe Ruth every time (though I'd pay to see Ruth battle any of today's pitchers who throw high-90s fastballs with wipeout breaking pitches)....

Winter Storm Harper is heading to the Northeast and Phillies, Nationals fans are taking...

If you'd like to know how some fans of the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies are doing as they await any movement on the Bryce Harper free agency front, your best bet might be to turn on The Weather...

Yankees reportedly sign reliever Danny Farquhar, who suffered life-threatening brain hemorrhage in 2018

The New York Yankees have signed veteran right-handed reliever Danny Farquhar to a minor-league contract, reports Jon Heyman of FanCred.  The signing is most notable because Farquhar last April 20 suffered a life-threatening brain hemorrhage as a member of the...

Yankees finally trade Sonny Gray to the Reds and flip prospect Shed Long to...

The New York Yankees have seemed likely to trade right-handed starter Sonny Gray dating back to the end of last season. On Monday, a long-rumored deal with the Cincinnati Reds reportedly came to pass. According to ESPN's Jeff Passan,...

Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley opens up about the evolution of the closer role...

Baseball's winter meetings are ongoing until Thursday morning (or afternoon, for the east-coast crowd), at which point the Rule 5 draft will conclude the annual swap meet. After three-plus days of nonstop rumors and news, it's natural to...

D.C. waited awhile for a seat at baseball’s big table. It was worth it.

By Thomas Boswell What Washington does best when it comes to baseball is wait, for entire generations and lifetimes. But one of those long waits has finally ended — the 49 years between Major League Baseball All-Star Games. On Monday night, the Nationals’...

Bryce Harper rumors: Nationals still hanging around in sweepstakes for free-agent slugger

Big-time free agent Bryce Harper is looking for a bank-breaking deal by all accounts and the market for him just isn't clear, not even here in January. We know his agent Scott Boras has a history of waiting out...

MLB rumors: Padres pursuing free agent Manny Machado; Phillies, Aaron Nola not discussing extension

January is winding down, which means we're getting closer to spring training. At the moment 15 of our top 50 free agents remain unsigned, including three of the top seven. There is still some time to go in the offseason,...

Milwaukee Brewers 2019 season preview: Can Christian Yelich and company repeat in the NL...

It took 163 games for the 2018 Brewers to fend off the Cubs in the National League Central, but they did just that. Milwaukee claimed its first division title since 2011 and pushed the Dodgers to a Game 7...

Major League Baseball Strikes Out on Playoffs

by Steve Forbes  HERE'S AN IMPORTANT CHANGE Major League Baseball (MLB) should immediately make to avoid a colossal postseason embarrassment: Increase the number of playoff games between the wild-card teams. As things stand, the top teams in each of the leagues' three...

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Lopez beats Nakatani in first bout to go distance

Teofimo Lopez beat Masayoshi Nakatani by scores of 118-110, 118-110 and 119-109 on Friday night in his first bout to last 12 rounds....