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Marlins avoid arbitration with A.J. Ramos

The Marlins have avoided arbitration with closer A.J. Ramos, settling on a $6.55 million deal with the right-hander for 2017, according to a report from MLB Network insider Jon Heyman on Friday. The club has not confirmed the report. Ramos earned his first career All-Star nod las...

Tyler Austin's Shot as Yankees Starting First Baseman

If Tyler Austin truly believes he’s better suited for the Yankees everyday first base job than Greg Bird, he’ll have to impress in a big way during Spring Training. It’s not that Tyler Austin isn’t as good as Greg Bird, the two simply have different skill sets. From what...

Rangers Sign Big Time Cuban Prospect

The Rangers have signed Cuban infielder Luis Yander La O to a minor league deal. Jesse Sanchez from MLB.com reported that the deal is worth $110,000. This transaction is small, but could be a huge move for the future of the organization. Yander is a 25-year-old Cuban born infiel...

Dexter Fowler, Rajai Davis get set for 2017

On Wednesday night, both men were in Las Vegas as participants in the Major League Baseball Players Association Players Trust poker tournament. And while both men were talking about their new teams, both were also still somewhat blown away by what transpired in early November in ...

The 2017 Yankees could be heading for a change at the top of the lineup

All things considered, this has been a relatively quiet offseason for the New York Yankees . Sure, they did sign Aroldis Chapman and Matt Holliday , and trade Brian McCann , but otherwise they've...

Los Angeles Dodgers Rumors: Team Close To Contract With Cuban Star, Brian Dozier Trade Tabled?

Los Angeles Dodgers rumors indicate the team is closing in on a Minor League deal with former Cuban star Jose Miguel Fernandez. A report by MLB analyst Jesse Sanchez confirms that the sides are n...

Gary Sanchez and Trevor Story have much to prove.

By Manny Randhawa In Major League Baseball, you can bet there are at least two players that made the same New Year's resolution when the calendar officially flipped to 2017. For Rockies shortstop...

Athletics interested in signing Mark Trumbo

Per Heyman, Oakland presented Encarnacion with a $50 million deal before he settled on a three-year, $60 million offer from Cleveland. • Hot Stove Tracker Trumbo, a native of Anaheim, Calif., w...

Royals give Jonathan Sanchez new opportunity

• Hot Stove Tracker "It's an opportunity for him," Royals general manager Dayton Moore said by phone. "You never know. We'll see." That 2013 season capped an incredible downward spiral for Sanc...

Andrew Benintendi Alex Reyes top prospect poll

The best rookies in the class of 2017 might be hard-pressed to match Seager's production from last year, but there are plenty of talented prospects who are expected to become future big league st...

Cardinals facing questions ahead of 2017

2016 Year in Review Select a team ¬--AL East ¬BaltimoreBostonNew YorkTampa BayToronto--AL Central ¬ChicagoClevelandDetroitKansas CityMinnesota--AL West ¬HoustonLos AngelesOaklandSeattleTexas...