Mookie or Trout? Verlander or Snell? DeGrom with just 10 wins?? We break down all the angles in advance of baseball's major award announcements.
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Cincinnati outfielder Scott Schebler and Texas pitcher Matt Bush just missed the cutoff for salary arbitration eligibility, while Chicago Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. and Toronto pitcher Joe Biagini earned the final spots.
The future of baseball's best player looms large, but other AL West contenders also face critical questions this offseason.
Bryce? Manny? Both? ... Or steer clear. We examine how every team in baseball should approach a historic pair of free agents.
Oakland Athletics executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane was voted the inaugural Major League Baseball Executive of the Year.
Dan Mullen ESPN.com
2018 MLB Manager of the Year finalists: AL — Oakland's Bob Melvin, Boston's Alex Cora and Tampa Bay's Kevin Cash. NL — Colorado's Bud Black, Milwaukee's Craig Counsell and Atlanta's Brian Snitker. Winners will be announced Nov. 13
Before the season, we said winning the World Series isn't everything. Some teams proved that. Others, well, not so much.
Oakland third baseman Matt Chapman combines the "wow" factor with solid metrics, while the numbers for the Rockies' DJ LeMahieu are off the charts.
Reliever Fernando Rodney, who ranks 18th all time with 325 career saves, had his 2019 club option picked up by the Athletics for $5.25 million.
Will Mookie Betts win another Gold Glove? Can Andrelton Simmons add to his trophy case? We look at the finalists at every position.
The Oakland A's have given long-term extensions to manager Bob Melvin and executive vice president Billy Beane, architects of Oakland's surprising run to the playoffs this season.
After a 108-win season, the Red Sox are the World Series champions. But do they open the offseason at No. 1? Where do the runner-up Dodgers and Astros check in?
Take a look at the finalists for the Gold Glove at every position in each league.
The Blue Jays phenom might be marking time until he makes his MLB debut, but he isn't the only prospect on the rise in the AFL.
The Oakland Athletics plan to discuss a contract extension with manager Bob Melvin this offseason as well as possible new deals with home run leader Khris Davis and All-Star second baseman Jed Lowrie.
Should the Red Sox be such a heavy favorite against the Yankees in the ALDS? Here are our best bets for Game 1 and the series.
Tony Reali and the national panel debate if the Yankees deserve the credit or the Athletics deserve the blame for the ALWC game, if they prefer the Braves or Dodgers, discuss Edelman's season debut against the Colts on TNF and much more.
Bomani & Pablo question if the Yankees have what it takes to beat the Red Sox after last night's win, if Julien Edelman's return makes the Patriots dominant again, if Kevin Durant can be lured to the Knicks and much more.
A's fan John Spencer, who was caught on video being doused with beer at Yankee Stadium, will receive a "care package" from the Athletics after they tracked him down.
Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about the Yankees' dominant win over the A's, his Division Series predictions & more (1:32). Plus, a post-mortem on the Cubs from Jesse Rogers (25:35), Inside Heat on the Yankees from Coley Harvey (35:29), Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (41:37), and a postseason edition of the "Power 8" (46:15).
Buster recaps the Yankees blowout win over the A's in the AL Wildcard game and looks ahead to the Divisional series.
The weird thing the A's did Wednesday with wild-card game "opener" Liam Hendriks -- and what the Brewers plan to do Thursday -- actually isn't all that weird.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Blake Treinen on Giancarlo Stanton: "Stanton was an MVP last year for a reason. He hits mistakes, and tip your cap to him, but it sucks when you get beat without feeling like you have your best stuff. Kinda a tough time to really swallow it being this late in the year."
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Fernando Rodney with a refreshingly honest postgame quote: "Once I saw how Judge hit that ball, I thought to myself... this is over."
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