The fact that Barry Zito signed with San Francisco wasn't completely unexpected, but the $126 million for seven years was.
Some key players could come off the disabled list and give their teams a well-timed boost toward the playoffs.
When Carlos Beltran plays like he is now, it's easy to see what the fuss was about when the Mets signed him, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Aramis Ramirez and Adrian Beltre lead a list of prominent sluggers who have struggled this season, writes Jerry Crasnick.
April performance is no guarantee of future results, but it's still encouraging. Here's eight players to watch.
Every team has some important questions and contingency plans that must be addressed before Opening Day.
With six Hot Stove questions in hand, Jerry Crasnick polled front-office execs at last week's GM meetings.
At the GM meetings, front-office intrigue has made for light banter, but talks involving big money and available players are about to get serious.
Advance scouting helps teams keep track of opponents and gain competitive intelligence.
Gary Carter hopes managing the Mets' rookie-league team will eventually lead to a major-league job.
While some outfielders have already been dealt, there are others still on the market.
How significant is the Latino influence in baseball? It's deeper and more profound than ever, writes Jerry Crasnick.
When he's not carrying Cliff Floyd's luggage, David Wright's carrying the offensive load for the Mets.
Some teams are still trying to determine where they stand as the July 31 nonwaiver deadline approaches.
Insider surveyed 15 major leaguers on the state of player-fan relations, and several seemed legitimately concerned about the way things are headed.
Former Rockies slugger Dante Bichette reflects on the first game at Coors Field.