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  • • Nationals, Hernan Perez Agree To Minor League Deal
    The Nationals and veteran utilityman Hernan Perez are in agreement on a minor league deal that contains an invitation to Major League Spring Training, reports Daniel Alvarez Montes of El Extra Base (Twitter link). He’s repped by MDR Sports Management. Perez, 29, spent the 2020 season in the Cubs organization but appeared in only three…...
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  • Cubs' Bryant trying to reignite spark: 'I don't have that joy right now'
    • Cubs' Bryant trying to reignite spark: 'I don't have that joy right now'
  • • 2022 Division I men's College World Series format change announced
    Beginning next year, the College World Series will revert to the format that was used from 2003-2007 with competition beginning on Friday, June 17 and with the best-of-three finals starting Saturday, June 25 the next weekend....
  • White Sox star Tim Anderson to grace cover of ‘R.B.I. Baseball 21’
    • White Sox star Tim Anderson to grace cover of ‘R.B.I. Baseball 21’
    Tim Anderson has been enjoying a meteoric rise to superstardom over the past few seasons, and the Chicago White Sox slugger’s profile will receive a significant bump thanks to being named the cover athlete for “R.B.I....
  • Blue Jays may play home games at spring training stadium in Florida
    • Blue Jays may play home games at spring training stadium in Florida
    Currently, teams based in Canada have been forced to relocate due to the ongoing pandemic, as the Canadian government does not want players constantly traveling back and forth from the U.S....
  • • Why these three teams are well-positioned to give Trevor Bauer an enormous one-year deal
    If Bauer were to sign a one-year contract, here are three potential landing spots...
  • • Kansas City independent-league team renamed Monarchs to honor Negro Leagues team
    The team and the K.C.-based Negro Leagues Baseball Museum will have a partnership...
  • • Reds Among Teams Interested In Andrelton Simmons
    Despite shedding salary for much of the offseason, the Reds are known to be in the market for a shortstop, and MLB Network’s Jon Heyman tweets that they’re among the clubs who’ve shown some interest in Andrelton Simmons. It’s a natural connection to be drawn, of course, as Simmons is one of the top three…...
  • Report: Mets didn't want to go beyond 6 years, $120M for Springer
    • Report: Mets didn't want to go beyond 6 years, $120M for Springer

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  • • MLB free-agent tracker: Hot stove signings, top-60 ranking as George Springer, Michael Brantley sign deals
    We'll be keeping track of the top free agents this winter right here...
  • • Michael Brantley re-signs with Astros on two-year contract after Blue Jays deal fizzles out
    Dr. Smooth is staying put in Houston...
  • • Twins To Sign J.A. Happ
    The Twins and free-agent left-hander J.A. Happ have reached a one-year agreement, pending a physical, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN. Happ is a client of Rogers Sports Management, LLC. Minnesota will be the seventh different organization for Happ, who spent time with the Phillies, Astros, Blue Jays, Mariners, Pirates and Yankees from 2007-20. The...
  • Report: Twins agree to 1-year deal with Happ
    • Report: Twins agree to 1-year deal with Happ
  • Report: Angels join Mets, Blue Jays in Hand pursuit
    • Report: Angels join Mets, Blue Jays in Hand pursuit
  • Report: Brantley re-signs with Astros on 2-year, $32M deal
    • Report: Brantley re-signs with Astros on 2-year, $32M deal
  • Sources: Brantley, Astros have 2-year, $32M deal
    • Sources: Brantley, Astros have 2-year, $32M deal
    Michael Brantley, who hit .300 with five home runs and 22 RBIs with Houston in 2020, is returning to the Astros on a 2-year, $32 million deal, sources confirmed to ESPN....
  • Sources: Twins adding veteran Happ to rotation
    • Sources: Twins adding veteran Happ to rotation
    J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a one-year deal, pending a physical, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Passan....
  • Don Sutton Had an ‘Easy Job’ Thanks to a Lifetime of Hard Work
    • Don Sutton Had an ‘Easy Job’ Thanks to a Lifetime of Hard Work
    A pitcher known for durability and consistency, Sutton’s approach was shaped by a childhood of earning everything you received....
  • • Astros To Re-Sign Michael Brantley
    The Astros have reached a two-year, $32MM agreement with free-agent outfielder Michael Brantley, Mark Berman of Fox 26 reports. Brantley is a client of Excel Sports Management. That Brantley is returning to Houston is stunning, as just hours ago it appeared he would join friend and former Astros outfielder George Springer in Toronto. However, in...

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  • • Cubs' Bryant trying to reignite spark: 'I don't have that joy right now'
  • • Report: Mets didn't want to go beyond 6 years, $120M for Springer
  • Evaluating 5 biggest contracts in Blue Jays history after Springer's deal
    • Evaluating 5 biggest contracts in Blue Jays history after Springer's deal
  • Report: Braves join Realmuto sweepstakes
    • Report: Braves join Realmuto sweepstakes
  • Report: Jason Castro heading to Astros on 1-year deal
    • Report: Jason Castro heading to Astros on 1-year deal
  • Report: Blue Jays in preliminary talks to start season in Dunedin
    • Report: Blue Jays in preliminary talks to start season in Dunedin
  • • Report: Twins agree to 1-year deal with Happ
  • • Report: Angels join Mets, Blue Jays in Hand pursuit
  • • Report: Brantley re-signs with Astros on 2-year, $32M deal
  • Red Sox CEO preaches patience for 2021: 'We are building back up'
    • Red Sox CEO preaches patience for 2021: 'We are building back up'

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Detroit Tigers

  • • Mize lights up mound during first spring BP
    Even if nobody expects to see top Draft pick Casey Mize pitching in Detroit anytime soon, and even if pitchers are normally ahead of hitters at this point in camp, many people simply wanted to see how big league hitters reacted to Mize's stuff on Tuesday, especially the splitter that devastated collegiate opponents....
  • • The Tigers' Spring Training battle to watch
    The next five weeks will see lots of shuffling on Major League rosters. Here are the most intriguing positional battles on each of the 30 MLB clubs....
  • • Bright side: Reasons for optimism for each team
    On this opening week of Spring Training, all 30 Major League teams have one thing in common: optimism. Here's an optimism cheat sheet for each of them....
  • • Beckham dons new Detroit attire
    When the Tigers owned the American League Central in the first half of this decade, Gordon Beckham tried to spoil their dreams. With 10 career home runs against Detroit, he was a nemesis....
  • • Castellanos staying cool during trade rumors
    Sunday marked Nicholas Castellanos' first comments on his trade situation since the end of last season. He was clearly on the trade market then, just as he is now amidst the Tigers' ongoing rebuild....
  • • Candelario antsy for game action at camp
    The trail of red clay led from the batting cages across the street down the sidewalk to the clubhouse doors. It continued inside down the hallway, little clumps every few feet until it stopped near Jeimer Candelario's locker. It was the most telling sign that the Tigers third baseman reported to camp on Saturday. Though the team's first full-squad ...
  • • Tech improving Tigers' camp experience
    This is the new reality of Spring Training. While coaches still spend hours with players every day, trying for that swing or delivery that feels just right, they now have data to complement it -- or for some players, reinforce it. It's the new race among clubs, to get not just the best talent, but also the technology to help get the most out of tha...
  • • Jimenez recharged coming off All-Star year
    As fastball after fastball popped into the catcher's mitt during a bullpen session Friday morning, it was hard to tell Joe Jimenez had taken a break. Now, it's up to the Tigers to help keep his arm strong through the season....
  • • Sources: Tigers win arb case with Fulmer
    The Tigers' first salary-arbitration hearing in 18 years ended with the same result as their last one. An arbitration panel sided with the club in its hearing with right-handed starter Michael Fulmer, sources told MLB.com....
  • • Prospects who should vie for a roster spot
    The 30 prospects below all are getting very long looks this spring with an eye toward breaking camp with the parent club. Even if they start the year in the Minors, they all should get the chance to contribute at some point in the very near future....

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  • • Nationals, Hernan Perez Agree To Minor League Deal
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  • • Reds Among Teams Interested In Andrelton Simmons
  • • Latest On J.T. Realmuto’s Market
    As potential suitors for J.T. Realmuto continue to dwindle, Fansided’s Robert Murray tweets that the Braves are “circling” on the free-agent catcher, adding that some clubs on the west coast also remain interested in the former All-Star. It’s a surprise to see the Braves linked to Realmuto for a number of reasons. Atlanta al...
  • • Talking Collective Bargaining With Labor Lawyer Eugene Freedman
    Eugene Freedman serves as counsel to the president of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, and also writes about baseball labor relations in his spare time.  On January 19th, Eugene was kind enough to chat via phone with me and answer my collective bargaining questions.  If you’re interested in baseball’s labor talks, I rec...
  • • Astros Agree To Terms With Jason Castro
    The Astros have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent backstop Jason Castro, Ken Rosenthal and Jake Kaplan of The Athletic report (via Twitter). The ISE Baseball client’s contract is pending a physical. If and when the deal is completed, Castro will return to the organization that originally selected him with the No. 10 overall…...
  • • Minor MLB Transactions: 1/20/2021
    Let’s check in on the latest minor moves from around the game … The Red Sox have a deal of the minor-league variety with right-hander Zac Grotz, per Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com (via Twitter). Grotz receives an invitation to MLB Spring Training in the agreement. He’ll be looking to reach the majors for the third-straight yearR...
  • • Latest On Trevor Bauer
    It appears the Dodgers have entered the market for top free agent hurler Trevor Bauer. ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan connected the two sides (Twitter link), with Jon Heyman of MLB Network (Twitter link) adding further detail to the situation. At the moment, all that’s known is that the L.A. ballclub has initiated contact with Bauer’s cam...
  • • Matt Dermody To Join Seibu Lions
    Southpaw Matt Dermody will join Japan’s Seibu Lions for the 2021 season, MLBTR’s Steve Adams reports on Twitter. It’s a single-season pact, the financial particulars of which remain unknown. Dermody had been slated to return to the Cubs after briefly appearing with the organization last season. The Chicago organization granted him...
  • • FA Notes: Dodgers, Marwin, Mets, Tigers, BoSox, Anibal, Teheran
    The Dodgers are seeking a right-handed-hitting infielder, and free-agent third baseman Justin Turner is their No. 1 choice, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. While the team has shown interest in fellow righty-hitting infielder Marcus Semien, Heyman notes it may be difficult for the team to sign both players. Turner spent 2014-20 as a…...

Cardinals

  • • Reyes faces live hitters for first time since May
    While a crowd gathered around Field 2 to watch Adam Wainwright face Yadier Molina, Matt Carpenter and Paul Goldschmidt in his first session of live batting practice on Tuesday, Alex Reyes, mostly inconspicuously, headed to a mound a few yards away for his most meaningful throws in almost nine months....
  • • The Cards' Spring Training battle to watch
  • • Cards ready to see what Goldschmidt brings
    It may be a new team and a new year, but that's really all that's changed for Paul Goldschmidt....
  • • Shildt excited for first Spring Training at the helm
    Though this was his first day of his first Spring Training as manger of the Cardinals, Mike Shildt said he views it more as a continuous process from the 2018 season rather than a new beginning....
  • • Bright side: Reasons for optimism for each team
  • • Leone ready to make second first impression
    One year after coming into his first Cardinals camp as a dark horse candidate only to leave it as the team's closer, Dominic Leone returned to Jupiter ready for a second first impression....
  • • Around the horn: Closer duties may be split
    This is the final piece of a six-part Around the Horn series in which MLB.com is taking a position-by-position look at the Cardinals' projected starters and backup options heading into the 2019 season. After examining the position players and starting rotation, let's close with the bullpen....
  • • With infield shakeup, Gyorko faces uncertain fit
    With the corner infield spots set and Paul DeJong and Kolten Wong returning to cover the club up the middle, Jedd Gyorko once again profiles as the team's primary utility infielder. His work at all four infield spots this spring will reflect that....
  • • Prospect Cabrera could make splash for Cards
    Acquired by the Cardinals to help supplement their left-handed pitching depth, Genesis Cabrera, with a dazzling first impression, has quickly put himself on the radar as someone who could help the Major League club as soon as this season....
  • • WATCH: Wainwright, Miller put in spring reps
    MLB.com's beat reporters have you covered with the action from every team's training camp. Keep track of the latest highlights of Spring Training right here....

Mets

  • • Versatility can only help Hech's roster chances
    About a week before Adeiny Hechavarria signed with the Mets, he met with general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, assistant GM Allard Baird and manager Mickey Callaway near his Miami home. Over dinner, the four talked about an opportunity in Mets camp, where the team had accumulated scant shortstop depth behind Amed Rosario....
  • • Here are the Mets' 2019 Top 30 Prospects
    While there are 24 homegrown players on the new Mets Top 30 list, it's only fair to wonder how different the list could look a year from now as the front office continues to address its short-term needs....
  • • The Mets' Spring Training battle to watch
  • • No more doubts: Wheeler confident in ability
    Over his last 11 starts of the 2018 season, Zack Wheeler went 9-1 with a 1.68 ERA, challenging Jacob deGrom as the game's best pitcher over that stretch. He not only proved that he could be an effective big leaguer, but shattered the doubts....
  • • Herrera happy to be back with the Mets
    After two and a half years in the Reds organization, Dilson Herrera became a free agent this winter and signed back with the Mets, where he offers the club depth at four different positions. A natural second baseman, Herrera began playing first, third and left field last year in an effort to increase his value....
  • • Bright side: Reasons for optimism for each team
  • • Dowdy hopes velo uptick yields strong 2019
    Now in Port St. Lucie, Kyle Dowdy has a built-in advantage to make the Mets' crowded bullpen: If he doesn't, the team must offer him back to his old organization, the Indians, for $50,000. The Mets also have reason to keep Dowdy around: They consider him a notable part of their rotation depth, alongside Walker Lockett, Hector Santiago and a few oth...
  • • 'I feel like I'm 25': Cano joins Mets at camp
    The list of position players productive at age 36 is small. At 37, even smaller. Beyond that, infinitesimal. So it was worth noting that shortly after Robinson Cano showed up to the Mets' complex in Port St. Lucie for the first time, he stated: "I feel like I'm 25."...
  • • Tebow makes it clear: 'I'm all in on baseball'
    Those who once dismissed Tim Tebow's transition from NFL quarterback to professional baseball player are officially on notice. Tebow is an outfielder first these days, the evidence plain to see in his slimmed-down body and shortened swing....
  • • WATCH: Tebow arrives, Alonso talks roster shot

Dodgers

  • • Dodgers legend Don Newcombe dies at 92
    Don Newcombe, one of the greatest pitchers in Dodgers history and one of the franchise's final links to Brooklyn and the days of Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella, died Tuesday after a lengthy illness. He was 92....
  • • Verdugo on track for significant playing time
  • • The Dodgers' Spring Training battle to watch
  • • Kershaw impressive throwing first live BP
    Clayton Kershaw on Monday was the first Dodger to throw live batting practice this spring, with opposing batters Russell Martin and Josh Thole issuing rave reviews while Kershaw was typically underwhelmed....
  • • Bright side: Reasons for optimism for each team
  • • Buehler resumes throwing, may have 'pen soon
    Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler resumed playing catch on Sunday, and manager Dave Roberts said his first bullpen session could be on Wednesday....
  • • Back to pitching, Allie eager to show off arm
    Every player chases a dream, the chase tougher for some. Stetson Allie, 27, is in his third incarnation, a pitcher-turned-outfielder-turned pitcher in Dodgers camp as a non-roster invitee with a 101 mph fastball....
  • • 'Special time' for Dodgers' catching depth
    When it comes to prospects, the Dodgers are deeper behind the plate than they've been in decades....
  • • Prospects who should vie for a roster spot
  • • Dodgers not rushing Urias' road to recovery
    The first round of bullpen sessions concluded for the Dodgers on Thursday, and the early leader for maximum buzz was Julio Urias. The left-hander was dazzling in his session, but at this point he has an uphill battle to make the Opening Day roster....

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  • • Dominican showcase helping prospects along
    The gap that separates the pros from the amateurs this week at the Mets' academy is about 10 yards wide. It's lined with 15-foot palm trees and manicured hedges with an orange sidewalk running through the middle of it....
  • • The defining stories, players of the decade
    Every baseball decade has its own flavor, a way to establish it as a clearly delineated period of time, an era with its own distinct personality. We had the rough-and-tumble 1970s, with its off-field drama, its Bronx-Is-Burning real-life parallels of chaos, its seemingly endless amount of body hair. The '80s were the speed decade; Astroturf, Whitey...
  • • Crew brass 'making a statement' with overhauls
    Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio missed last week's ribbon-cutting at American Family Fields of Phoenix because of an illness, so Tuesday afforded his first look at what $65 million and 500,000 man hours can build in 9 1/2 months....
  • • How Manny's mega-deal impacts Bryce, others
    Bryce Harper's future remains the primary topic around the game, but there are some other high-profile free agents still looking for deals. With Manny Machado off the board, the uncertainty surrounding the remaining stars should begin to sort itself out before too long....
  • • Bauer addresses controversial tell-all story
    All publicity is good publicity, according to Trevor Bauer....
  • • Giants in no hurry to look for Bochy's successor
    Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi knows he will eventually have to start compiling a list of potential candidates to succeed Bruce Bochy as manager, but the upcoming search isn't currently at the forefront of his mind....
  • • Tomas getting work in at first base
    As the D-backs went through fielding drills Tuesday, Yasmany Tomas spent his time at first base rather than in the outfield....
  • • Seager slimmer, eager for fresh start in '19
    While general manager Jerry Dipoto went about his Mariners makeover this offseason, Kyle Seager underwent a personal transformation of his own back home in North Carolina....
  • • Estrada optimistic for bounce-back year
    Health isn't the only reason to believe in a bounce-back season for Marco Estrada. Playing within the confines of the pitcher-friendly Coliseum is a big plus for him as well....
  • • Smith embracing challenge of critical season
    The flocks follow Peter Alonso everywhere he goes, snapping pictures, pining for sound bites, wondering whether he will make the team. Far more anonymous in the early days of camp has been Dominic Smith, spending the past two mornings swinging on a quieter back field....

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  • How does missing out on Springer impact possible extensions for Lindor and Conforto? | SNY
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  • • Sources: Jason Varitek interviewed for Seattle Mariners' managerial job
  • • Ryno, Sarge and Doctor K: A look back at Mets-Cubs in '84
  • • Tigers' Norris says he kept pitching with cancerous growth
  • • LEADING OFF: Mets-Cubs at Wrigley in NLCS; KC-Jays in ALCS
  • • Cueto struggles, Royals fall short in 11-8 loss to Blue Jays
  • • Red Sox' success vs. Blue Jays in September shouldn't be overlooked
  • • Mystery of Cueto deepens
  • • Johnny Cueto not looking like Red Sox' would-be ace
  • • The Latest: Tulo ejected, Jays hit 3 HRs and build big lead
  • • Red Sox will consider Johnny Cueto, but mystery remains after ALCS performance

Red Sox

  • • Bogaerts, Betts weigh in on Machado's deal
    As the Red Sox were finishing out their Spring Training workout on Tuesday, the news started to circulate that Manny Machado had reached agreement on a 10-year, $300 million contract with the Padres....
  • • Pedro, Sale wowed by E-Rod's BP outing
    Eduardo Rodriguez threw a pitch in the bullpen on Tuesday morning that was so on point, it prompted ace Chris Sale to laugh...
  • • The Sox's Spring Training battle to watch
  • • Instead of turning page, Red Sox rolling along
    As the Red Sox had a ceremonial start of sorts to their World Series title defense with Monday's first full-squad workout, there were no doors closing or pages turned. The way manager Alex Cora looks at it, why would you want to separate yourself from something that was so special?...
  • • Werner: Kimbrel 'extremely unlikely' to rejoin Sox
    The Red Sox still haven't named a closer. Craig Kimbrel still hasn't found a home on the free-agent market. However, Red Sox chairman Tom Werner suggests not to read too much into those two independent factors....
  • • Here are the Red Sox's 2019 Top 30 Prospects
    Though the Red Sox have been in win-now mode at the big league level, they have begun to replenish their Minor League talent via the Draft and the international mark....
  • • Bright side: Reasons for optimism for each team
  • • Celtics coach Stevens visits Cora, Red Sox
    As Red Sox manager Alex Cora got ready to do his daily press briefing after Sunday's workout, he saw from a distance that the media was preoccupied with another prominent Boston coach....
  • • Wright to be full-time reliever for Red Sox in '19
    You no longer need to call knuckleballer Steven Wright a swingman. Red Sox manager Alex Cora envisions a defined role for the veteran righty in 2019, and it will consist of him flummoxing hitters in the mid-to-late innings....
  • • Pending free agent Bogaerts open to extension
    Xander Bogaerts has been under the employ of the franchise since Aug. 23, 2009, when he signed as an international free agent out of Aruba at the age of 16. He went from a boy to a man with the Red Sox, and from a prospect to a star who will soon collect his second World Series ring. It's hard for him to picture putting on another uniform....

Braves

  • • Markakis enjoys reaping rewards of dedication
    Braves manager Brian Snitker joked that he could almost detect a smile as he shared a phone conversation with Nick Markakis after the stoic outfielder re-signed with the club in January. Snitker and others actually saw that smile on Tuesday morning, when Markakis reported to Spring Training to begin his fifth season with the Braves and attempt to p...
  • • Newcomb's value depends highly on '19 growth
    Sean Newcomb entered last June as an All-Star candidate and exited the regular season wondering if he had done enough to earn a spot on Atlanta's postseason roster. The inconsistent nature of his first full Major League season enhances the difficulty of projecting how valuable he might be to the Braves from both an immediate and long-term perspecti...
  • • The Braves' Spring Training battle to watch
  • • Inciarte's key to success in 2019? Consistency
    It could be argued that Ender Inciarte stands as the X-factor in regard to the Braves' bid to defend last year's National League East crown and experience a successful postseason....
  • • After grief and injury, Gohara sets the bar high
    Having seen what Luiz Gohara had done upon his introduction to the big leagues the previous September, Freddie Freeman told Alex Anthopoulos the big left-hander might immediately became an All-Star. Instead, it became a year of awakening for the young hurler, who remains fueled by last year's disappointments....
  • • Bright side: Reasons for optimism for each team
  • • Minter wants to be Braves' high-leverage option
    As Braves manager Brian Snitker evaluates who might serve as his closer, A.J. Minter has made it clear he wants to be the guy who is consistently called upon to handle high-leverage threats that develop in late innings....
  • • McCann excited to rejoin hometown Braves
    Brian McCann still laughs about what transpired as he learned the Braves were calling him up to the Majors during the 2005 season. He remembers being summoned to Brian Snitker's room, where he found the then Double-A manager eating pizza while wearing nothing more than his underwear....
  • • Folty Flash Sale: 26 percent off tickets
    Spring Training has arrived, as Braves pitchers and catchers returned to Florida in this annual rite of spring. Green grass, blue skies and baseball are on the horizon, so celebrate with an amazing deal! This weekend only, the Braves are giving you the Folty Flash Sale! In honor of ace pitcher Mike Foltynewicz, save 26 percent on all single-game se...
  • • Braves open camp with eyes on the prize
    As the Braves open camp, they'll provide a glimpse of how much they have progressed since claiming an unexpected division crown last year. Freddie Freeman, Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies will once again be in a lineup that has been enriched by the addition of Josh Donaldson, the former American League MVP Award winner who thus far arguably ranks...

NCAA DI Men's Baseball

  • • 2022 Division I men's College World Series format change announced
  • • After a 16-1 season in 2020, Ole Miss baseball is still one of the best teams in the country
    The talent pipeline is gushing into Oxford, where Ole Miss once again looks like a slam-dunk top-10 club, blessed with high-end depth on the mound and in the lineup....
  • • Possessing one of the best rotations in the SEC, Mississippi State baseball looks like an Omaha team
    Mississippi State has an embarrassment of riches on the mound and a nice veteran core returning in the lineup, giving the Bulldogs the look of an Omaha team once again in 2021....
  • • College baseball rankings: Florida, UCLA, and Texas Tech headline the top 25
    Florida sits at number one, while UCLA and Texas Tech round out the top three in the first D1baseball.com rankings of the season....
  • • Georgia softball enters 2021 with an unexpected surprise as a result of COVID-19
    Georgia softball got some unexpected insurance after the 2020 season was cut short because of the coronavirus pandemic....
  • • Virginia baseball aims for first NCAA tournament berth since 2017
    Virginia baseball looks to be near the top of the ACC in 2021 after finishing the shortened 2020 season within the top 25 rankings....
  • • Stetson baseball's Jorge Arenas: 'This is the best team I’ve been a part of — by a long shot'
    Stetson's 2021 baseball team looks to be one of the best in program history. But just how deep into the postseason can the Hatters go? For more, here's the 2021 Stetson season preview....
  • • Louisville baseball's eight returning MLB-caliber players prime the Cardinals for a CWS run
    Even after losing a pair of first-round picks from its weekend rotation, Louisville is loaded to the gills and primed for another run at its first national title in 2021....
  • • Vanderbilt baseball looks to mature in 2021, despite the presence of Kumar Rocker and Jack Leiter
    Vanderbilt has the most electrifying one-two punch in college baseball leading its rotation, headlining a supremely talented roster that just needs to gain experience....
  • • Led by Dylan Neuse, Texas Tech baseball seeks another College World Series berth
    Dylan Neuse and Texas Tech had an eventful fall, but the main takeaway once again is that this program is primed for another trip to the College World Series in 2021....

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  • K.C. independent club takes Negro League name
    • K.C. independent club takes Negro League name
    The Kansas City T-Bones of the independent American Association are being renamed the Kansas City Monarchs after the team that played in the Negro Leagues....
  • Cubs' Bryant not having as much fun as before
    • Cubs' Bryant not having as much fun as before
    The Cubs' Kris Bryant admitted that he hasn't always been having as much fun playing baseball as he used to....
  • Source: C Castro rejoins Astros on 1-year deal
    • Source: C Castro rejoins Astros on 1-year deal
    Catcher Jason Castro is returning to his first major league team by agreeing to a one-year contract with the Astros, a source confirmed to ESPN....
  • What pitching every fourth day would mean for Trevor Bauer and the team that signs him
    • What pitching every fourth day would mean for Trevor Bauer and the team that signs him
    The reigning NL Cy Young winner wants to go old-school. But what exactly would that look like in 2021?...
  • Sadek, ex-Giants catcher, dies at 74 after illness
    • Sadek, ex-Giants catcher, dies at 74 after illness
    Mike Sadek, who played with the San Francisco Giants from 1973-81 before working in the club's community relations department, has died. He was 74....
  • • Sources: Brantley, Astros have 2-year, $32M deal
  • • Sources: Twins adding veteran Happ to rotation
  • Jays don't have deal with Brantley, source says
    • Jays don't have deal with Brantley, source says
    While the Blue Jays remain among the teams interested in free-agent outfielder Michael Brantley, they have not reached an agreement on a contract, a source familiar with the situation told ESPN's Jeff Passan....
  • Davis returns to Royals on minor league contract
    • Davis returns to Royals on minor league contract
    Reliever Wade Davis is returning to the Royals, the team he helped pitch to the 2015 World Series title....
  • Fantasy baseball: George Springer finds a new home ... or does he?
    • Fantasy baseball: George Springer finds a new home ... or does he?
    Even though George Springer has signed a contract with the Blue Jays, we still don't know exactly where he will be playing in 2021. Tristan H. Cockcroft explains what we're talking about and how this uncertainty might impact Springer's fantasy value....

Baseball tweets today

  • In order to really live you have to be able to Die a few times @Jose Canseco
    In order to really live you have to be able to Die a few times @Jose Canseco
  • 15 days until I knock @Billyhottakes senseless @Jose Canseco
    15 days until I knock @Billyhottakes senseless @Jose Canseco
  • #LIVE: There is evil among us. ?? Subscribe at Happs: https://t.co/grk4hmRGai #Happs #modelrr #kickingchemosass… https://t.co/MuhHvz0jDp @President Elect Curt Schilling
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  • lastima que ni siquiera los analista que trasmiten no se saben las reglas ? puro mandar saludos no me jodan los res… https://t.co/DfyTN7Tuls @Ozzie Guillen
    lastima que ni siquiera los analista que trasmiten no se saben las reglas ? puro mandar saludos no me jodan los res… https://t.co/DfyTN7Tuls @Ozzie Guillen
  • Who wants to come put in some work with me?  https://t.co/1hvOpiJ2gL @Trevor Rosenthal
    Who wants to come put in some work with me? https://t.co/1hvOpiJ2gL @Trevor Rosenthal
  • Yooooooooooooo lol. Look to ya left. https://t.co/W9c8VZnMzf @10
    Yooooooooooooo lol. Look to ya left. https://t.co/W9c8VZnMzf @10
  • #LIVE: There is evil among us. ?? Subscribe at Happs: https://t.co/grk4hmA5iK #Happs #modelrr #kickingchemosass… https://t.co/1VKj8FhHsA @President Elect Curt Schilling
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  • yes i agree. Also us in chicago as well. Everyone!!! https://t.co/7bM3yY8diP @Ozzie Guillen
    yes i agree. Also us in chicago as well. Everyone!!! https://t.co/7bM3yY8diP @Ozzie Guillen
  • I think the coach meant 61. Bless his heart https://t.co/q3K88oD7Xs @10
    I think the coach meant 61. Bless his heart https://t.co/q3K88oD7Xs @10

Top baseball news from the last seven days

  • Report: Cubs' Hultzen retires to work in front office
    • Report: Cubs' Hultzen retires to work in front office
  • Snell: Rays' Game 6 pitching change 'handed' World Series to Dodgers
    • Snell: Rays' Game 6 pitching change 'handed' World Series to Dodgers
  • • MLB hot stove: Corey Kluber is highly coveted despite recent injury history; here are his 10 best fits
    The Yankees, Angels and Phillies all make sense as landing spots for the two-time Cy Young winner...
  • • Phillies To Sign Archie Bradley
    The Phillies are signing free-agent reliever Archie Bradley, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet tweets. It’s a one-year, $6MM pact, according to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. Alden Gonzalez and Jeff Passan of ESPN.com were first to report that Bradley was nearing a deal with a team. Bradley is a client of BBI Sports Group. Bradley has been…...
  • Report: Gregorius seeking multi-year contract
    • Report: Gregorius seeking multi-year contract
  • Report: Archie Bradley joining Phillies on 1-year, $6M deal
    • Report: Archie Bradley joining Phillies on 1-year, $6M deal
  • Sources: Bradley, Phillies reach 1-year, $6M deal
    • Sources: Bradley, Phillies reach 1-year, $6M deal
    Archie Bradley, who was a combined 2-0 with a 2.95 ERA and 18 strikeouts for Arizona and Cincinnati in 2020, has reached a one-year, $6 million deal with Philadelphia, sources told ESPN....
  • • Phillies Interested In Freddy Galvis
    Former Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis is among the free-agent options the team is “eyeing” at shortstop, according to Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Galvis was a Phillie from 2012-17, during which he blended below-average offense with defense that typically received solid grades at both short and second base. The switch-hi...
  • Knebel, Dodgers reach 1-year, $5.25M contract
    • Knebel, Dodgers reach 1-year, $5.25M contract
    New Dodgers reliever Corey Knebel agreed to a one-year, $5.25 million contract on Thursday to avoid salary arbitration....
  • • MLB international signing period: Top players, including Yoelkis Cespedes, and everything else to know
    MLB's international signing period opens Friday; Yoenis Cespedes' brother is among the best players available...

The New York Times

  • • Don Sutton Had an ‘Easy Job’ Thanks to a Lifetime of Hard Work
  • George Springer Signs $150 Million Deal With Toronto Blue Jays
    • George Springer Signs $150 Million Deal With Toronto Blue Jays
    Believed to have been a target of the Mets, the 2017 World Series M.V.P. signed the largest contract in Blue Jays history....
  • • Why Baseball’s Harassment Issues Extend Far Beyond Jared Porter
    Women around the game endure indignities their male colleagues rarely even consider. Porter’s abhorrent treatment of a reporter is just the latest example....
  • Don Sutton, Hall of Fame Right-Hander, Is Dead at 75
    • Don Sutton, Hall of Fame Right-Hander, Is Dead at 75
    “When you gave him the ball, you knew one thing,” his former manager Tommy Lasorda once said. “Your pitcher was going to give you everything he had.”...
  • Jared Porter of the Mets Accused of Harassing Female Reporter
    • Jared Porter of the Mets Accused of Harassing Female Reporter
    Jared Porter reportedly sent dozens of unsolicited text messages — including one with a nude photo — to a reporter in 2016....
  • DJ LeMahieu Returning to Yankees on $90 Million Deal
    • DJ LeMahieu Returning to Yankees on $90 Million Deal
    LeMahieu, the team’s best all-around player, was widely expected to return. His six-year deal lets the Yankees avoid the luxury tax — for now....
  • He Just Wanted to Play Catch. They Got Relief from Troubled Times.
    • He Just Wanted to Play Catch. They Got Relief from Troubled Times.
    A callout on social media for a game of catch in Dallas drew a varied group of strangers who found escape from society’s turbulence in the most banal ritual....
  • Francisco Lindor Talks Mets, Pizza and Contract Extensions
    • Francisco Lindor Talks Mets, Pizza and Contract Extensions
    In a news conference following his trade from Cleveland, the star shortstop showed enthusiasm for his new team and his new city....
  • Tommy Lasorda’s Death Starts a Conversation About His Son
    • Tommy Lasorda’s Death Starts a Conversation About His Son
    The Dodgers manager loved Tommy Jr., but publicly denied that he was gay and that he died of AIDS complications. Friends of both men hope to remember them by discussing their relationship....
  • Tommy Lasorda Was a Celebrity. He Was Also a Leader.
    • Tommy Lasorda Was a Celebrity. He Was Also a Leader.
    The longtime Dodgers manager enjoyed antics on and off the field. But his tactics propelled an underdog to a World Series title, and his vision helped expand the sport’s reach....

cbssports.com

  • • Why these three teams are well-positioned to give Trevor Bauer an enormous one-year deal
  • • Kansas City independent-league team renamed Monarchs to honor Negro Leagues team
  • • MLB rumors: Phillies offer J.T. Realmuto over $100 million; Justin Turner remains Dodgers' top choice
    Here is Thursday's hot stove buzz...
  • • Blue Jays could play home games at spring training site in Florida during 2021 MLB season, per report
    The COVID-19 pandemic may force the Blue Jays out of Toronto again in 2021...
  • • MLB roundtable: Which free-agent shortstop would you most want to sign for 2021?
    Take your pick: Didi Gregorius, Marcus Semien, or Andrelton Simmons...
  • • MLB rumors: Dodgers monitoring Trevor Bauer market; Blue Jays, Angels eye Brad Hand
    Let's take a look at Wednesday's hot stove nuggets...
  • • MLB free agency: Twins, left-hander J.A. Happ agree to one-year deal, per report
    Happ spent the last two seasons and change with the Yankees...
  • • MLB rumors: Dodgers monitoring Trevor Bauer market; Blue Jays eyeing another addition
    Let's take a look at Wednesday's hot stove nuggets...
  • • Why Baseball Hall of Fame could have an empty 2021 class, but not an empty induction ceremony
    The BBWAA Hall of Fame vote might yield no new members for the first time since 2013...
  • • MLB free-agent tracker: Hot stove signings, top-60 ranking as George Springer, Michael Brantley sign deals

yardbarker.com

  • • White Sox star Tim Anderson to grace cover of ‘R.B.I. Baseball 21’
  • • Blue Jays may play home games at spring training stadium in Florida
  • The 'Most postseason home runs' quiz
    • The 'Most postseason home runs' quiz
    In the history of MLB, 45 players have hit 10 or more home runs in the postseason over the course of their careers. How many can you name in six minutes?...
  • Michael Brantley returning to Astros on two-year, $32M deal
    • Michael Brantley returning to Astros on two-year, $32M deal
    It appears that four-time All-Star outfielder and designated hitter Michael Brantley won't be following George Springer to the Toronto Blue Jays as thought earlier on Wednesday....
  • Report: Astros re-sign four-time All-Star OF Michael Brantley to two-year, $32M deal
    • Report: Astros re-sign four-time All-Star OF Michael Brantley to two-year, $32M deal
  • Blue Jays to sign four-time All-Star Michael Brantley to three-year deal
    • Blue Jays to sign four-time All-Star Michael Brantley to three-year deal
    Springer and Brantley will become anchors in a lineup that already boasts an impressive collection of young talent....
  • Report: Red Sox 'remain high' on Enrique Hernandez
    • Report: Red Sox 'remain high' on Enrique Hernandez
    Hernandez has spent the last six seasons with the Dodgers, slashing .240/.312/.425 with 68 home runs and 213 RBI....
  • Report: Blue Jays targeting Michael Brantley after George Springer deal
    • Report: Blue Jays targeting Michael Brantley after George Springer deal
    Springer and Brantley also share an agent, being represented by Excel Sports Management....
  • George Springer, Jays agree to six-year, $150M deal, pending physical
    • George Springer, Jays agree to six-year, $150M deal, pending physical
    Springer had 3,567 plate appearances as an Astro and batted .270/.361/.491 (134 wRC+) with 174 home runs. He helped Houston to a pair of pennants and a World Series championship in the process....
  • Blue Jays, All-Star closer Kirby Yates agree to deal
    • Blue Jays, All-Star closer Kirby Yates agree to deal
    This could be an enormous pickup for the Blue Jays bullpen, but it will depend on how well Yates bounces back from the bone chips in his right elbow that limited him to 4 1/3 innings last year....

Yankees

  • • Judge learning 'a couple of secrets' via Stanton
    Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton combined to mash 57 home runs in their first year as teammates, and the Yankees' power-hitting duo is continuing to enjoy a relationship that extends past each of their at-bats....
  • • Lifting off: Healthy Judge puts foes on notice
    Aaron Judge's megawatt smile was on display at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Tuesday afternoon, accompanied by glimpses of his light-tower power. Any discomfort in his right wrist has long been extinguished, which has the Yankees dreaming of another big-time season from their slugging right fielder....
  • • Yankees content to move on without Machado
    On Dec. 19, the Yankees entertained Manny Machado for 90 minutes at Yankee Stadium, then continued to discuss a potential future together over dinner on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. It was to be the closest that Machado would come to playing for the Yankees, who had been widely believed to be his preferred destination....
  • • The Yankees' Spring Training battle to watch
  • • Stanton stands to benefit from AL comfortability
    Asked for the biggest takeaway of his first season in Yankees pinstripes, Giancarlo Stanton offered a not-so-veiled swipe at his former employer, noting how his new expectation is to keep the Yankee Stadium lights burning throughout the month of October....
  • • Here are the Yankees' 2019 Top 30 Prospects
    While the Yankees' farm system isn't as overflowing with big league-ready talent as it has been recently, they do have an impressive stockpile of high-ceiling/high-risk youngsters....
  • • Bright side: Reasons for optimism for each team
  • • Boone on Judge: 'He's good to go'
    Watching Aaron Judge pummel batting-practice fastballs at the Yankees' Minor League complex this week, two words came to Aaron Boone's mind: "Plus power."...
  • • Sports world congratulates CC on retirement
    Veteran left-hander CC Sabathia formally announced his retirement on Saturday, prompting former teammates and big stars from around the sports world to pipe up with statements of congratulations. Here's a compilation of the well wishes....
  • • Farquhar takes inspiring first step at camp
    His inspirational recovery from a brain hemorrhage complete, Danny Farquhar intends to continue beating the odds this year, aiming to return to a big league mound as a member of the Yankees' bullpen....

Giants

  • • Humble Bochy to get well-deserved victory lap
    Bruce Bochy announced on Monday that his 25th season as a manager -- his 13th in an absurdly successful run with the Giants -- would be his last. In making the announcement, Bochy is going to give all of us the opportunity to say thanks during a 2019 season that will be something of a victory lap whether he likes it or not....
  • • Giants see Bochy as lock for Hall of Fame
    Bruce Bochy isn't sure what his next step will be after he retires from managing the Giants at the end of the season, but it's safe to assume that a trip to Cooperstown is in his near future....
  • • The Giants' Spring Training battle to watch
  • • Maybin brings revamped swing to Giants
    Heading into his 13th year in the Majors, Cameron Maybin brings a fresh approach at the plate and a revamped swing as he looks to carve out playing time in the Giants' outfield....
  • • Bright side: Reasons for optimism for each team
  • • Sandoval eager to do it all for Giants
    Shortly after reporting to Giants camp this week, Pablo Sandoval met with manager Bruce Bochy and reiterated his desire to help the club in whatever way he can....
  • • Prospects who should vie for a roster spot
  • • Parra's addition provides veteran OF presence
    The Giants have expressed a desire to add multiple veteran outfielders throughout the offseason, and they made their first notable acquisition earlier this week after signing Gerardo Parra to a Minor League contract....
  • • Cueto nearing milestone in Tommy John rehab
    The road back from Tommy John surgery is often long and tedious, but Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto has a notable milestone approaching....
  • • Projected 2019 lineups, rotations for every team
    Spring Training is here, so now is a good time to project what each club's Opening Day lineup and rotation would look like if the season began today. Of course, rosters are still fluid at this point, but with help from all 30 MLB.com beat writers, here's a roundup of how they might turn out....

Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball (MLB, sometimes ML) is the only first-class professional baseball tournament in North America. Founded in 1903, it has two main groups, the National League and the American League. Both main groups are divided into three groups, the East Division, the Central Division and the West Division. There are 29 US and one Canadian teams in the Major League. The rules of the tournament are laid down in the Major League Baseball Constitution.


The course of the championship

The tournament consists of two parts, the first part is the regular season, followed by the three-section playoffs (post-season or playoff), which ends with the final called World Series in early November.


Regular season

Teams begin preparing for the championship in February in training camps in Florida and Arizona in particular. The regular season starts at the end of March or beginning of April and lasts until the end of September or beginning of October. During this period, each team plays 162 games, approx. half within the group, over one-third within the league, and the remain ones with other league teams in interleague matches.


Post-Season (Playoff)

At the end of the regular season, 8 teams will advance to the post-season, the playoffs: the group winners (3-3 teams) and the team with the most points in each league, this is the wildcard position. The eight teams will play against each other in three stages. They will remain in the league for the first two rounds and the American and National League champions will only play against each other in the World Series.


World Series

The World Series final match is played in late October or early November, with the American League and the National League winner. Teams play a maximum of seven games but do not play any further matches after four wins.


All-Star Match

In the middle of the season, in early July, there is a three-day break in the championship and that is the time for the All-Star match. Defensive players are selected for the All-Star team based on votes from supporters. Some pitchers are selected by the team manager, some by Major League players.


The teams

In Major League - as in other American professional sports - the same teams participate from year to year. The worst performing teams are not being downgraded at the end of the year like in football. In baseball, there is a minor league (Minor League Baseball), but the teams here belong to Major League clubs and rather have a role in junior education.


Major League Baseball

American League

East
Baltimore Orioles
Boston Red Sox
New York Yankees
Tampa Bay Rays
Toronto Blue Jays

Central
Chicago White Sox
Cleveland Indians
Detroit Tigers
Kansas City Royals
Minnesota Twins

West
Houston Astros
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Oakland Athletics
Seattle Mariners
Texas Rangers

National League

East
Atlanta Braves
Miami Marlins
New York Mets
Philadelphia Phillies
Washington Nationals

Central
Chicago Cubs
Cincinnati Reds
Milwaukee Brewers
Pittsburgh Pirates
St. Louis Cardinals

West
Arizona Diamondbacks
Colorado Rockies
Los Angeles Dodgers
San Diego Padres
San Francisco Giants

Team Names

Contrary to European tradition, in American professional sports, clubs choose a standard structured name. The name consists of two parts, the first is the geographical location (usually the name of the city) and the second is the club name. In the 20th century, team names were invented by team owners. However, on several occasions fans have ignored the new name invented by management and continue to use the old name. Such a name change attempt was the renaming of „Boston Braves” to „Boston Bees” or „Philadelphia Blue Jays” to „Philadelphia Phillies”. No new names were left.


Team Jerseys

Major League Baseball rules require all players of a team to play in the same uniform. Each team has two types of jerseys, one for home games and one for away games. The national jersey is usually white and the foreign jersey is gray and both uniforms are decorated with team colors and emblems. On the home team's white jersey you usually find the name of the team for example Mets from the New York Mets, while the gray jersey of the away team includes the city or state where the guest team came from, e.g. Texas form Texas Rangers. Of course, there are exceptions, such as the Philadelphia Phillies in the gray jersey for away matches, uses Phillies instead of the Philadelphia. The jerseys of different colors were introduced because at that time for the away team it was difficult to arrange washing, so they chose a color on what dirt was less visible. From the 1990s, clubs wanted to sell more jerseys, so they introduced more kinds of jerseys. So nowadays teams also have special 'Sunday jerseys' or training jerseys as well.