Alex Rodriguez will make more this year than all the Houston Astros combined -- a lot more.
Outfielders Ryan Braun of Milwaukee, Giancarlo Stanton of Miami and Adam Jones of Baltimore and Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey headline the United States' provisional roster for the upcoming World Baseball Classic.
David Wright, who agreed to an eight-year contract with the New York Mets in early December, said he signed the extension mindful that pitcher R.A. Dickey could be traded.
One of baseball's traditional home openers will have an innovative twist next season.
We polled our experts and asked them to give their award winners 25 percent of the way through the season, and here are the results.
Mike Baxter had three hits and came within a home run of the cycle, Dillon Gee won for the first time in four starts and the New York Mets held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday.
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Based on that final balloting update, it appears the American League starting lineup for the All-Star game will be loaded with Yankees and Red Sox.
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Ryan Howard, who leads the major leagues in home runs, is one of eight players who will compete in the All-Star Home Run Derby next Monday.
Tom Glavine became baseball's first 11-game winner, David Wright hit a three-run homer and the Mets beat the Blue Jays 6-1.