Other teams might care about maintaining a winning percentage near .700. The Dodgers care about today … and tomorrow … and the rest of the championships they plan on winning.
Rival executives believe the Rangers are nearing the point where their struggles could force them to strongly consider moving the 30-year-old pitcher.
Dozens of major leaguers are speaking out in favor of the protests against president Nicolas Maduro, who wants to rewrite Venezuela’s constitution and consolidate even more power.
Sixty-three baseball types offered their opinions to Yahoo Sports on a hypothetical Trout deal. The guesses are stunning.
The Cubs are juggling four balls simultaneously: fighting the rising cost of soon-to-be-arbitration-eligible players, staying flexible enough to pounce in free agency, remaining under the luxury-tax threshold and fielding a winning team.
Nelson Cruz pulled out his suddenly famous iPhone, tapped on the Messages app, created a new one, punched in 10 digits and added the photo in question. Before sending it, he attached a message.
Cano stole the game’s MVP honors from St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, whose game-tying home run in the sixth inning only added to the case made earlier when he took the Cruz-West photo.
He is 25 years old and a rookie and a New York Yankee, and those three things together make him the star baseball needs.