Phillies manager Gabe Kapler is thankful his family is safe after his Malibu home was destroyed in the Woolsey Fire that has burned at least 435 buildings and is threatening tens of thousands more.
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For teams looking to make a high-impact addition, a winter swap could land some MVP-caliber performers.
After the hardware is handed out this week, here's what comes next for baseball's best players.
Last winter was tough for older free-agent position players, but even at 32 Andrew McCutchen could snap that cold spell.
Chase Utley has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers so he can officially retire after 16 years in the major leagues.
With Bryce Harper a free agent and J.T. Realmuto eager to get out of Miami, some of the division's biggest names could be headed elsewhere.
Bryce? Manny? Both? ... Or steer clear. We examine how every team in baseball should approach a historic pair of free agents.
As the three top candidates for baseball's biggest hardware have been announced, it appears that Mookie Betts' performance may have affected his Red Sox teammate's case.
Dan Mullen ESPN.com
2018 Cy Young finalists — AL: Tampa Bay's Blake Snell along with a pair of former winners in Houston's Justin Verlander and Cleveland's Corey Kluber. And in the NL, the all-NL East trio of New York's Jacob deGrom, Washington's Max Scherzer and Philadelphia's Aaron Nola.
Before the season, we said winning the World Series isn't everything. Some teams proved that. Others, well, not so much.
Bryce Harper and Manny Machado clearly are at the head of the class, but there are plenty of big names available beyond the star duo.
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?
Lenny Dykstra, a former Major League Baseball player with the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, pleaded not guilty to drug and terroristic threats charges stemming from an altercation with an Uber driver.
Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Erik Kratz has played for 7 major league clubs. A dozen of his college friends called his wife and raided his closet. Each wore one of his game used jerseys and surprised him after Game 6 of the NLCS.
A grand jury in New Jersey indicted former baseball star Lenny Dykstra on drug and other charges stemming from an altercation with an Uber driver in May.
The top challengers from both leagues couldn't take down Houston during the regular season. Will they fare better in October?
Freddie Freeman, Nick Markakis and the NL East champion Atlanta Braves are set to open the playoffs on the road.
The Nationals are just one of the teams sorting out their winter priorities as they decide whether Bryce Harper is part of their future.
Aaron Nola pitched seven shutout innings and Cesar Hernandez had a two-run single in the seventh inning to help the Philadelphia Phillies snap a nine-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
Freddie Freeman hit three doubles in a four-hit performance and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves kept up their push for home-field advantage in the playoffs, routing the Philadelphia Phillies 10-2 Friday night.
Buster breaks down an eventful Thursday slate, including CC Sabathia passing on $500,000 and David Dahl's clutch gene.
After getting swept in Los Angeles, Colorado dropped 2 1/2 games behind the Dodgers and had an off day before three games in Arizona. The Rockies held a team meeting.
Hard-throwing German Marquez started with eight straight strikeouts to match a modern-era big league record, and the Colorado Rockies routed the Philadelphia Phillies 14-0 on Wednesday night to pad their lead for the NL's final wild-card spot.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
David Dahl does it again! He breaks it open with a three-run homer to give the Rockies a 5-0 lead over the Phillies -- his third straight night with a home run (all came with two strikes). The Rockies may not lose the rest of the way (OK, at least not against the Phillies tonight or tomorrow).