Josh Willingham is retiring from baseball after an 11-year major league career.
After experimenting with expanded replay and the home-plate collision rule last fall, pace of play was this fall's focus.
Giancarlo Stanton's record contract with the Marlins has all the makings of a deal that won't end well.
Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano is expected to miss 3-4 weeks after breaking a toe during the Major League Baseball All-Stars tour of Japan.
Here's a snapshot of five things to watch following the general managers meetings, beginning with the buzz surrounding Giancarlo Stanton's rumored Miami megadeal.
After taking a year off to travel, surf and enjoy life away from baseball, former Cy Young Award winner Barry Zito is looking to make a comeback.
After establishing himself as one of baseball's best setup men in 2014, free-agent lefty Andrew Miller might be ready to graduate to a more prominent role.
With the hot stove season in its early stages, executives give their thoughts on prominent questions that will make news over the next three months.
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.
With everything at stake for the Royals and Giants in Game 7, anyone might be the key player who makes all the difference, Jerry Crasnick writes.
After falling behind the Giants three games to two in the World Series, the Royals head back to Kansas City where they hope to rediscover their winning brand of baseball.
Having won eight straight postseason games, the Royals have emerged as October's broom-wielding juggernaut.
Starters-turned-relievers Wade Davis of the Royals and Andrew Miller and Zach Britton of the Orioles have been big keys for the two ALCS opponents.
Lorenzo Cain's glove work in October has been the latest highlight from the Royals' tremendous outfield defense, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Although Buck Showalter seems to be everyone's favorite manager these days, Ned Yost might be the most scrutinized.
The Royals and Orioles are set to face off in the ALCS, and they've gotten to this point with an offensive approach that usually doesn't breed success.