Baltimore and Oakland both came from out of nowhere to make the playoffs. Now, Buck Showalter and Bob Melvin are in a close race for AL Manager of the Year.
The Orioles showed their grit by winning yet again in extra innings to force a Game 5 against the Yankees in the ALDS.
What kind of package can a star pitcher bring in return? As history reminds us, not all blockbusters are created equal.
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.
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.
Agent Scott Boras has come up with a new designation for his top clients -- "icon players."
The A's didn't even make him an offer but now are set to re-sign Eric Chavez. So why is Miguel Tejada smiling?
Sunday's deadline for offering arbitration is as much about psychology and politics as it is about baseball.
Polling 15 team executives for their take on A-Rod, Vlad, Tejada, Maddux and other Hot Stove hot topics.
But if they can't re-sign their slugger, Vlad Guerrero would be solid Plan B. Plus other notes from the GMs' meetings.