Despite myriad reasons to the contrary, the Phillies believe they will be a contender in 2014.
Veteran Bronson Arroyo isn't enjoying his time as a free agent as he waits to sign his next contract.
The Texas Rangers were the best and most logical fit for free-agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo from the outset.
Free-agent second baseman Brian Roberts has reached agreement on a one-year contract with the New York Yankees, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com.
Right-hander Charlie Morton has reached an agreement on a three-year, $21 million contract extension with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Here's where things stand with Nelson Cruz, Shin-Soo Choo and other bats on market.
Free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran has agreed to a three-year, $45 million deal with the New York Yankees, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick on Friday night.
The monster Robinson Cano contract with Seattle is Jay Z's first salvo in his splashy entry into the agent game. But it'll be awhile before we know what kind of impact it makes.
The Diamondbacks fulfill all the prerequisites for a team in true shopping mode as they very much want to acquire a No. 1 starter.
Free-agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has reached agreement on a seven-year contract with the New York Yankees pending a physical exam, a baseball source told ESPN.com.
Free-agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia has reached agreement on a three-year, $21 million contract with the Miami Marlins pending a physical exam, a baseball source told ESPN.com.
The Cardinals' signing of Jhonny Peralta has some players up in arms about PED users cashing in despite previously serving suspensions.
The St. Louis Cardinals have traded third baseman and former World Series MVP David Freese to the Los Angeles Angels for outfielder Peter Bourjos as part of a four-player trade, the teams confirmed Friday.
At a time when bullpen flexibility has never been more important, there are a number of choices as teams search for closer upgrades.
A lack of marquee free-agent pitchers has teams thinking big about trades for big-name pitchers, but don't expect a Max Scherzer deal, writes Jerry Crasnick.
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.