MLB News & Analysis
Checking in on the Orioles, Red Sox, Blue Jays and Rays.
The long-awaited document detailing the Yankees’ 2015-16 sign-stealing did not end up containing many new details.
Back in 2017, the stage was set for a Battle of New York with two up-and-coming outfielders. It didn’t pan out.
Unpacking a very, very bad week for ownership.
Hey, if this provides one percent extra incentive to the Yankees to prove ‘em wrong, we’ll take it.
The Rays and Blue Jays look to be the Yankees’ biggest competition in the AL East.
The Red Sox and Orioles are in two very different places this spring, although both have questions in their rotation.
MLB has a new barnstorming tour, and there’s actually a kernel of fun in it.
Does an extra three inches make a difference?
The Twins flipped Josh Donaldson to the Yankees and used their money to sign a superstar. What are we even doing here?
Donaldson’s contract brings the Yankees over the first luxury tax threshold, potentially influencing their willingness to do further business this spring.
The Athletics shipped their star slugger to the Braves for a passel of prospects, scratching a Yankees first base option off the board.
International free agency talks have been put off, but only for the time being.
With MLB suddenly super gung-ho about the international draft, the MLBPA balked at the league’s latest offers.
Two new teams might just reshape the landscape enough to forge a new path for a deal.
Modern professional baseball was born not on a diamond, but in the boardroom.
Other leagues have been able to meld labor talks with product changes. Why can’t baseball?
Many question the legitimacy of the 2020 shortened season. How many games are too few, then, and how many will we see this year?
And why there’s no justification for the league to cancel games
MLB owners hardly budged in negotiating with the union, and now the fans will pay the price.
Major League Baseball met with the Players’ Association every day this week, but a new CBA seems far from complete.
Another delayed start to spring training could wreak havoc on pitchers’ workloads.
Major League Baseball seems determined to squander opportunities to seize the limelight
The MLB and MLBPA will continue to meet next, but spring training games won’t begin for at least another two weeks.