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  1. Free-agent system needs fixing

    Buster Olney

    The five most prominent unsigned free agents -- Nelson Cruz, Ubaldo Jimenez, Ervin Santana, Kendrys Morales, and Stephen Drew -- are being weighed down by more than the draft-pick compensation to which they are tied. Drew and Morales have each suf...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  2. Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees need Masahiro Tanaka the mo...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski ranks the suitors for Masahiro Tanaka based on which of them gains the most by signing him.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  3. Will Cubs be part of Tanaka sweepstakes?

    AJ Mass

    Eventually, the rules for bidding on Japanese free agents will be agreed upon on both sides of the Pacific Ocean and the major league feeding frenzy to win the right to negotiate a deal with pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will begin in earnest. According...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  4. Robinson Cano tops this year's free-agent rankings - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 50 free agents in this winter's class, starting with Robinson Cano.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  5. Pregame notes: Girardi's final home game?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- To the long list of free agents who could be appearing in their final games at Yankee Stadium tonight, include the manager. Like Robinson Cano, Curtis Granderson, Hiroki Kuroda and a half-dozen lesser lights, Joe Girardi, too, is in the f...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  6. Biogenesis could hurt free agents

    Buster Olney

    Much has been made of the possibility that Major League Baseball could announce suspensions for players tied to the Biogenesis case, and how it could greatly affect pennant races. But as the calendar drags on, the chances that the whole issue will sp...

    Blog | July 05, 2013
  7. Cubs busy in international market

    Joe Stiglich

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- A busy Tuesday continues for the Chicago Cubs, and not all of it has to do with the major league club. They reportedly have deals in place to sign the top two international free agents available, though the team has yet to conf...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  8. Best fits, predictions for remaining FAs

    Jim Bowden

    In about a month, pitchers and catchers will be reporting for spring training, and yet several significant free agents remain unemployed. Some were even once thought to be among the best in this offseason's free agent class, but because of bad timing...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  9. Hot Stove talk: Shaun Marcum

    Richard Durrett

    There aren't too many remaining free agents to discuss and some of them may not make much sense, but that doesn't mean we can't talk about it (and you know the Rangers' front office talks about anything and everything internally). A few of you have t...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  10. Grady Sizemore, Joe Saunders and the second tier of free agents -...

    Buster Olney

    Buster breaks down the tier of free agents that could represent good value additions for teams.

    Blog | Conversation | December 21, 2012
  11. New CBA a problem for free agents

    Buster Olney

    When the terms of the new labor agreement were negotiated a year ago, the rules about draft-pick compensation were changed in an effort to help free agents. In the past, there had been instances of second- or third-tier players not getting offers b...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  12. New collective bargaining agreement causing problems for free age...

    Buster Olney

    The new collective bargaining agreement is causing problems for free agents such as Rafael Soriano, Nick Swisher and Adam LaRoche. Buster Olney explains why.

    Blog | Conversation | December 19, 2012
  13. Cubs: Free agents see past losses

    Jesse Rogers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- While last season's 101 losses certainly aren't a selling point, they won't necessarily keep free agents from deciding to join the Chicago Cubs, according to club president Theo Epstein. "We've been pleased with the expresse...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  14. Chicago Cubs still attractive free-agent destination, according t...

    Jesse Rogers

    The Cubs are still an attractive free-agent destination, according to president Theo Epstein.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  15. Michael Bourn is this year's Jayson Werth

    Jim Bowden

    When I made my predictions for how much each of the top free agents would get this winter, I had Michael Bourn getting the third-biggest deal of anyone, behind Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke. Not only is Bourn coming off the best season of his car...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  16. Rangers non-tender Geovany Soto, others

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers will not be offering 2013 contracts to catcher Geovany Soto, infielder Brandon Snyder and right-handed pitcher Jake Brigham before the 11 p.m. deadline. The players were non-tendered, meaning they become free agents. The Rangers are...

    Blog | November 30, 2012