Carlos Gonzalez says he has no regrets about his first voyage into free agency after finalizing a one-year, $5 million contract to stay with the Rockies.
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A stop on Arizona's backfields reveals some talented players working their way through San Diego and Colorado's strong systems.
The Colorado Rockies finalized a $5 million, one-year deal to bring back three-time All-Star and popular clubhouse leader Carlos Gonzalez.
Before a chat with Tigers GM Al Avila (28:32), Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss the Moustakas and Car-Go re-signings, the ideal HR Derby field and more (6:17). Plus, Jessica Mendoza weighs in on the Astros' contract extensions, Aaron Judge and more (35:06).
The Rockies will re-sign slugger Carlos Gonzalez to a one-year deal, according to a report.
Mike Trout has been the single most valuable player through 2017, but looking ahead all the way to 2022, there's a crowded field of rivals to claim his crown.
Spending big money on a relief trio exploited the one well-stocked position on the market while buying into Colorado's experience with winning at altitude.
From the Cubs' ace not enough people notice to the AL's answer to Nolan Arenado, these under-the-radar guys help teams win.
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Count Bud Black among those excited to see Shohei Ohtani play for the first time. The Rockies manager said he's rooting for Ohtani to succeed because "It's good for the game in general" to have talents like Ohtani in it and that it would be "an exciting time for MLB" to have a two-way star emerge.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Yankees third baseman Miguel Andújar tells me that he loves learning by watching videos of Manny Machado and Nolan Arenado. His idol is the great Adrián Beltré and he's always had great admiration for Alex Rodríguez.
Rockies prospect Colton Welker is a Parkland, Florida, native and donned his alma mater's "SD" cap in a spring training game Friday, as MLB honored victims of the Feb. 14 shooting.
It's already February, but there are aces and sluggers looking for new homes. We find the best bet -- and a dark horse -- for the top available names.
For a first-time manager, Mickey Callaway was mighty bold about his own expectations with the New York Mets.
Playoff hopefuls such as the Twins need help if they don't want to kiss their postseason bids goodbye. What could make or break some other clubs' hopes as camps open?
Spring training is nearly here, and there are dozens of free agents still available. We find each club's biggest need and identify potential targets.
Larry Walker, who played 10 of his 17 seasons with the Rockies, thinks he knows why he hasn't made it into the Hall of Fame. Said Walker: "It's almost like Coors Field is my PED."
It's a tale of two cities among the teams of the NL West, with San Diego overflowing talent -- particularly in the middle infield -- and San Francisco slipping far behind.
With a budding superstar in the outfield and a crop of talented pitchers coming through their system, nobody can top the Braves' collection of prospects right now. Which teams finished behind Atlanta on the list?
Who's the next Jose Altuve or Mike Trout? What about the next Bryce Harper or Aaron Judge? Chances are you'll find a new generation of breakout ballplayers as the list reaches No. 1.
From minor leaguers with major league hopes for the upcoming season to toolsy teenagers climbing through the farm system, who made the cut as we begin counting down baseball's best prospects?
Yu Darvish is right for Wrigley, while J.D. Martinez might want to think twice about Boston. With big names still available, here is the best fit for each free agent.
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.
Charlie Blackmon, who hit .331 with 37 home runs and 104 RBIs for the Rockies last season, nearly doubled his salary by agreeing to a one-year deal for $14 million.
A dynamic group of newly minted stars has risen to center field's elite, but can anyone challenge baseball's best player in the Age of Trout?