The Baltimore Orioles are close to a deal with free agent slugger Nelson Cruz, a source familiar with the negotiations confirmed to ESPN.com.
If you thought that the 2013 season wasn't jam-packed with strange but true feats on and off the diamond, Jayson Stark's here to disabuse you of that notion.
Jayson Stark picks the winners and losers of the offseason to date, considering the winter meetings couldn't match the activity from the previous week.
Congratulations, you've reached the postseason as a wild card. Your reward? A nine-inning, win-or-go-home fight for your playoff lives.
Jayson Stark highlights five storylines we can go back to now that we have an A-Rod resolution.
It was one of the strangest, quietest trade deadline days of all time, but there were some significant moves made in July.
Looking at the good and the bad as baseball's offseason has reached its halfway point.
My pick is guaranteed to be wrong no matter what, isn't it? Just check my track record. So here goes: In the 2012 World Series, you will see ...
The matchups will be determined by what happens on the field Wednesday. So let's run through the various scenarios.
Tiebreakers and weather could turn the first week of Bud Selig's new October into a logistical nightmare.
The ripple effects of MLB's new postseason format are about to get even more visible and dramatic over the season's final 40 games.
What's new? From Albert Pujols in L.A. to the playoffs to Marlins Park in Miami, the 2012 season has a much different look.
The Rangers, Yankees and Padres were among nine teams that helped themselves before the deadline, but the same can't be said for a few other teams.
It's safe to say that the first half of the season was filled with crazy injuries, nutty box-score lines and a fair share of no-hitters.
Relief pitchers, even the great ones, are rarely given serious consideration for Cy Young or MVP. The time has come to establish a new major award.
It's time to bid farewell to another season that was filled with highs, lows and so much in between. With that said, here come the awards.