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  1. Minor leaguer Chris Grayson tests positive for amphetamines, susp...

    Calvin Watkins

    Major League Baseball announced Thursday that four minor league players were suspended for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment program. Texas Rangers Double-A outfielder Chris Grayson received a 50-game suspension without pay ...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  2. Santana's suitors set?

    AJ Mass

    Johan Santana will turn 36 in March, and he hopes to celebrate that birthday while wearing the uniform of a major league team. Towards that end, the pitcher is attempting to woo interested teams with a strong performance for the Magallanes Navigators...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  3. Nick Franklin, Jackie Bradley Jr., set for make-or-break 2015 sea...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford discusses four players who must prove this season they belong in the majors, or they could be left behind.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2015
  4. Johan Santana attempting comeback from torn Achilles tendon

    Jerry Crasnick

    Johan Santana will pitch in the Venezuelan Winter League in a bid to attract MLB suitors, his agent said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2015
  5. Defensive storylines of the offseason: AL

    Mark Simon

    Getty ImagesRussell Martin, Didi Gregorius and Yoenis Cespedes are notable defense-minded acquisitions. The major-league baseball offseason still has a ways to go, but we thought we'd take a look at how teams have changed defensively heading into 20...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  6. Beachy ready to sign?

    AJ Mass

    In early December, the Atlanta Braves decided not to offer a contract to Brandon Beachy as the pitcher attempts to return to a major-league rotation following his second Tommy John surgery. It may not be too much longer before we find out which club ...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  7. MLB -- Strange But True in 2014

    Jayson Stark

    If you thought that the 2014 season wasn't packed with strange but true feats on and off the diamond, Jayson Stark can explain where you're wrong, chapter and verse.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2014
  8. Mets select lefty Gilmartin, lose 5 in Rule 5

    Adam Rubin

    Al Messerschmidt/Getty ImagesNewest Met Sean Gilmartin is a former first-round pick of the Atlanta Braves.SAN DIEGO -- The Mets added to their competition for a left-handed relief role, selecting 24-year-old southpaw Sean Gilmartin in the major leagu...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  9. Rangers winter meetings preview

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- The Texas Rangers come to the baseball's annual winter meetings taking a slow approach to the biggest offseason event in the sport. Prior to the 2013 season, the club made two major changes to the roster: trading Ian Kinsler for Princ...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  10. 'Good guy' Allen a smart hire for the Twins

    Mark Simon

    A few years ago, during a conversation with a former major league manager in between tapings of "Baseball Tonight," the topic of my favorite baseball player came up. "Oh, he's one of the good ones," said the manager after giving me the usual puzz...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  11. Outfielder Josh Willingham retiring from baseball after 11-year m...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Josh Willingham is retiring from baseball after an 11-year major league career.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  12. A's claim White Sox's Thompson

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Right-handed pitcher Taylor Thompson, who made his major league debut with the Chicago White Sox this past season, was claimed off waivers Tuesday by the Oakland Athletics. Thompson pitched in five games out of the bullpen with the Whit...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  13. Max Scherzer 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 Max Scherzer and Jon Lester.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  14. Updated Tomas sweepstakes

    AJ Mass

    Free agent Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is still getting courted by several major league teams, but there may be a frontrunner emerging from the interested pack. According to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, "People involved in the proce...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  15. AL Central team-by-team Hot Stove preview

    AJ Mass

    With the World Series under way, there are 28 other teams in the major leagues already looking ahead to 2015 in hopes that they might be playing for a championship next year at this time. Free agency doesn't officially kick in until five days after t...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  16. Will Twins pass on FA market?

    When the Minnesota Twins do ultimately decide to name a new manager to replace the fired Ron Gardenhire, it could well mark the last major signing of their offseason -- much to the chagrin of many who follow the team. Patrick Reusse of the Minnea...

    Blog | October 19, 2014