MLB's winter meetings turned into the Scott Boras…

Baseball's winter meetings lacking spectacular swaps will be remembered as the Scott Boras show

'I Beat Her Up Pretty Bad': Attempted Murder…

Charges were filed Thursday, Dec. 12 against a Wisconsin man prosecutors said beat his wife with a baseball bat. That woman watched from the gallery with a gash on her forehead as her husband made his initial court appearance.

With extra roster spot, teams test options at…

Major league teams are getting an extra roster spot in 2020, and clubs went fishing for options at the Rule 5 draft. The Detroit Tigers took right-hander Rony Garcia from the New York Yankees with the first pick at the winter meetings draft of unprotected minor leaguers

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MLB, union agree to testing for opioids after…

Major League Baseball will start testing for opioids and cocaine

AP source: Porcello, Mets agree to $10 million, 1…

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that former AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello and the New York Mets have a agreed to a $10 million, one-year contract,  Porcello is a right-hander who turns 31 this month

AP source: Yanks land ace Cole on record $324M, 9…

Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees have agreed to a record $324 million, nine-year deal, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press

Hinch working with MLB on sign steal probe, mum…

Astros manager AJ Hinch says he is eager to tell his side of the story regarding allegations Houston used electronics to steal signs in 2017, but he is going to let Major League Baseball talk first. He declined to comment on MLB's investigation when probed by dozens of reporters at the winter meetings

AP source: Gregorius, Phillies agree to $14M…

Free-agent shortstop Didi Gregorius is reuniting with manager Joe Girardi in Philadelphia

Girardi: "I wasn't shocked" by Astros sign…

Former Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he wasn't surprised to read about allegations that the 2017 Houston Astros stole signs en route to a World Series championship

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MLB goes swoosh; Nike logos on upper right chest of jerseys

Nike’s logo will be on the upper right chest of Major League Baseball jerseys next season, a far a more prominent position than the Majestic Athletic logo previously on sleeves

MLB draft relocating to Omaha ahead of College World Series

Major League Baseball is moving the opening round of its amateur draft in Omaha, Nebraska, ahead of the College World Series

Miller's Hall candidacy split MLB, just like…

Marvin Miller's Hall of Fame candidacy split baseball, much like his tenure as the head of the players' union

Ice bucket challenge inspiration Pete Frates dies…

A former college baseball player whose battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ice bucket challenge has died

Yankees sign Gerrit Cole in record-setting deal

Former Houston Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees have agreed to a record deal, giving the 29-year-old the highest yearly salary in baseball. Chris Dignam has more.

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Ted Simmons can thank WAR, on-base percentage and other modern measures of baseball players for helping him reach the Hall of Fame 31 years after he retired

Baseball star Ortiz makes first appearance since…

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has made his first public appearance in the Dominican Republic nearly six months after he was shot in what authorities called a case of mistaken identity