Jayson Stark picks the winners and losers of the offseason to date, considering the winter meetings couldn't match the activity from the previous week.
Gloves aren't just for defense. They're also the preferred means of on-field communication among paranoid players everywhere.
Let's shut down the Hot Stove and get spring started with a look at the best stories, best and worst free-agent signings, the most improved and least improved teams, players to watch and much more.
It didn't look like teams got much done at the winter meetings, but plenty of groundwork got done.
What's new? From Albert Pujols in L.A. to the playoffs to Marlins Park in Miami, the 2012 season has a much different look.
It's all about the money. That saying is never more true than when running down the list of the five most untradable contracts in baseball.
It's time to bid farewell to another season that was filled with highs, lows and so much in between. With that said, here come the awards.
The Rays and Red Sox have reversed roles in a division that hasn't made much sense all season long, writes Jayson Stark.
Greg Maddux tossed a real gem in his last start, and he did so without breaking much of a sweat.
He has already un-retired almost as many times as Cher. But Roger Clemens' latest, greatest comeback from retirement appears to be drawing closer. Much closer.
They lack the hair, the volume and the personality of last year's team. But to the Red Sox, a change in chemistry was necessary.
Due to a weak free-agent class, many trades could be made at the winter meetings.
Jayson Stark's first half Cy Youngs and Yuks, MVPs and LVPs, rookies, managers and much more.
The Red Sox made being an Idiot fashionable. So what's in store for the next generation of savants?
With this year's free agents raking in $1 billion, it's safe to say collusion is officially dead.
In pitching the game of his life, Josh Beckett assured the Marlins that they're season is still very much alive.