Wherever Christian Yelich plays this season, he's on a short list of players close to stardom. Who's ready to take a big step up in performance?
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From top-flight starting rotations, bullpens and defenses to lineups that won't quit, there are only a handful of teams in it to win it in 2018.
Right-hander Danny Salazar and right fielder Lonnie Chisenhall have agreed to one-year contracts with the Indians for 2018, but the team didn't settle with Trevor Bauer before the deadline to exchange salary figures.
Don't let the romanticism of October and November baseball cloud your judgment: Are the World Series clubs really at the top of the pack?
Reliever Zach McAllister and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a $2.45 million, one-year contract, a raise from the $1,825,000 he earned last season.
Jay Bruce is rejoining the Mets, as the two sides have agreed to a three-year, $39 million deal, according to sources.
Cody Allen, who has posted at least 30 saves in each of the past three seasons, reached agreement with the Indians on a $10,575,000, one-year contract.
The Cardinals landed a big Fish for their outfield, while other top performers -- including last year's No. 1 -- sunk.
These young franchise shortstops have begun a rivalry that will last for years. But who's better?
Starting with guys such as Nolan Arenado and Kris Bryant, third is stocked with top performers, but they can't all be No. 1. And where's Manny Machado?
Big-ticket moves have been few and far between this offseason, but that hasn't stopped some clubs from helping their playoff chances, while others have fallen behind the pack.
The pinstriped flamethrower fell from our fab-five firemen, but the Bombers still managed to pack the list this year.
There are fewer frontline starters than ever before, but the ones who still lord over the game are something special. So which one is No. 1?
Now that we've laid out the criteria for what makes a baseball season memorable, we put 2017 to the test.
From the very first World Series to the Cubs' first title in more than a century, we look back through the lens of history to list the stories, teams, players and plays that made their mark on MLB forever.
Jerry Kindall, the first man to win College World Series titles as both a player and a head coach, died Sunday night of complications from a stroke suffered Thursday. He was 82.
Alonso is a platoon player with no history of hitting lefties. That leaves Cleveland the possibility to find additional help at first base and DH.
Baseball's elite have already separated themselves from the pack. Here's how they can get even better this winter.
First baseman Yonder Alonso, coming off his first All-Star season, has agreed to a new deal with the Indians, a source told ESPN.
As the hot stove market for hitters finally heats up, we take a position-by-position look at which contenders most need to pay for offense this winter.
Almost everyone could use the O's star, but only a few clubs have enough to land him. From one-year rentals to long-term homes, here are the best fits.
The Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a three-year, $60 million deal with free agent first baseman Carlos Santana, according to multiple reports.
The Cleveland Indians have agreed to a minor league contract with veteran outfielder Melvin Upton Jr., a source confirmed to ESPN's Buster Olney.
The Seattle Mariners acquired two pitchers in a pair of trades in exchange for some of the international slot money the club had acquired in the hopes of signing Shohei Ohtani.
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Indians Manager Terry Francona on what advice he would give newly minted Red Sox Manager Alex Cora: "I don't think guys need advice. There's a reason someone hired them. They felt like he was ready. Part of the fun of this game is you do things how you want to do it."