After taking a tough World Series loss to the Giants in seven games, the Royals have to confront an offseason with questions about whether they can repeat as AL champions, Jerry Crasnick writes.
Here are some assorted snippets, vignettes and other observations from the 2013 first-year player draft.
The Diamondbacks, Tigers and Orioles are among a handful of clubs that could do something significant in the coming days and weeks.
For the Braves, Kris Medlen seems like the logical choice. For other teams, however, the decision might not be so easy under baseball's new postseason format.
Free agent left-hander Mike Gonzalez has reached preliminary agreement with the Baltimore Orioles on a guaranteed two-year, $12 million contract, a baseball source said. The deal is subject to Gonzalez passing a physical exam.
Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein spoke with A.J. Burnett's agent by phone Tuesday to express the team's interest in the free-agent right-hander, a baseball source said.
When it comes to hiring front-office executives, more teams are promoting from within. Just look at five of the eight new GMs.
Jerry Crasnick runs down the best-case and worst-case scenarios for each of the 30 teams heading into the 2006 season.
Advance scouting helps teams keep track of opponents and gain competitive intelligence.
While some outfielders have already been dealt, there are others still on the market.
How significant is the Latino influence in baseball? It's deeper and more profound than ever, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Insider surveyed 15 major leaguers on the state of player-fan relations, and several seemed legitimately concerned about the way things are headed.
The 2005-06 free-agent crop looks like a downer – short on starting pitching and long on aging icons.
With spring training approaching, several big-league clubs still have prominent holes to fill.
When there are salaries to be dumped and superstars to be accommodated, it's time to talk trade.
The GM meetings laid the foundation for an active Hot Stove experience at the winter meetings in December.