The Jackson Sun
MLB player: Qualifying offer system won't be revisited
One of the oddest - and, in a sense, ugliest - offseasons for major league free agents lurched closer to conclusion Saturday as free agent pitcher Ervin Santana neared agreement on a one-year contract.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Utility player Willie Bloomquist has right approach for thankless job
PEORIA, Ariz. Willie Bloomquist isn't a player who gets introduced at a news conference.
Over The Monster
Looking into the Depths of March
We all got a good chuckle out of yesterday's lovely complaint by the Marlins , who are totally a major-league franchise and shut up guys, why are you laughing? In honor of that, we here preview the next several weeks of stories that will fill up pages and gain clicks while we wait for the real season to begin.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Call Me Crazy: Give Ruben Tejada A Chance In 2014
Ruben Tejada was supposed to be the heir to Jose Reyes' proverbial throne, and showed great potential in 2011 and 2012, portraying an image of a decently slick fielding middle infielder who worked counts and got on base at an above average rate.
At What Price Should the New York Mets Strike on Stephen Drew?
The New York Mets have a somewhat dire situation at shortstop, and free agent Stephen Drew seems like an obvious solution.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Diamondbacks open to trading a shortstop
The sad fact of the matter is, most of us won't make it to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
New Rockies hitting coach Blake Doyle is fired up about baseball
Blake Doyle throws batting practice with a quick, sidearm flip of his right arm.
The Jackson Sun
Nightengale: Jhonny Peralta's complicated reality
St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta, his eyes dancing, broke into an expansive grin hearing the news that his buddy finally got a job.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
MLB Bullets Is Taking Some Time Off
The NCAA rules on Ben Wetzler. Nelson Cruz finds a home, but the other free agents may sit out until June.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Clark's concern with CBA
As a player, Tony Clark signed five free agent contracts during a 15-year career.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Updated Grades for Every MLB Team's Offseason at the Start of Spring
The MLB offseason has come to an end, as all 30 MLB teams have reported to spring training and preseason games are set to kick off next week.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
New York Mets' 3 Biggest Missed Opportunities of the Offseason
The New York Mets have had a productive offseason in many respects, but they still missed out on a number of opportunities that would have improved their team in both the short and long term The Mets addressed many needs this offseason, especially with their signings of Curtis Granderson and Bartolo Colon to bolster their outfield and starting ... (more)
Loudest Trade Buzz, Free-Agency Updates for Every Team Entering Spring Training
Ubaldo Jimenez has finally found a new employer, but there are still a few premier MLB free agents available on the open market, despite the fact that spring training is underway in ballparks all across Florida and Arizona.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Offseason roundup: Braves to let Heyward walk?
Indians : They've brought in veteran starting pitcher Aaron Harang and he could make $1 million this season if he earns a rotation spot .
Fri Feb 14, 2014
New York Post
Collins wears rosy shades over new Mets talent
We've seen buildup and cleanup at this place for three years, with Mets manager Terry Collins doing everything besides actually wielding a mop in his role as head custodian.
Early Predictions for the Winners of MLB's Hottest Spring Position Battles
Spring training has arrived, as players around the league are making their way to sunny Arizona or Florida to gear up for the 2014 MLB season.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Complete 2014 MLB Spring Training Preview, Predictions and Prospect Watch
The wait is over baseball fans, as spring training is officially underway in Arizona and Florida.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Chat LIVE with Al Melchior, Wed., noon ET
Free-agent pitcher Carl Pavano said that he feels good , and he will likely throw off a mound in about a week, MLBDailyDish.com reports.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Diamondbacks Non-Roster Invitees: A 2014 viewer's guide, part four
We complete our look at the non-roster invitees for the Diamondbacks this spring, with the infielders outside the 40-man who'll be showing up to Salt River Fields, any day now... There's no question about Ahmed's defensive skills, and this season he won the Rawlings Gold Glove for the best minor-league shortstop: the question has always been, will ... (more)