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.
Although Buck Showalter seems to be everyone's favorite manager these days, Ned Yost might be the most scrutinized.
With the Orioles and Nationals both going to the postseason, baseball in the Beltway is quickly turning into a hot ticket.
With Giancarlo Stanton, Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespedes in the mix, the Home Run Derby selections made by the two captains provide plenty of pop.
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."