No one in our lifetimes -- even those lifetimes that have already lasted a long while -- has hit the way the late Tony Gwynn did, Jayson Stark writes.
If you thought that the 2013 season wasn't jam-packed with strange but true feats on and off the diamond, Jayson Stark's here to disabuse you of that notion.
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.
Rays starter Alex Cobb recorded 13 strikeouts and 14 outs against the Padres, and rookie Shelby Miller and Jon Lester both tossed 28-batter complete games. What an amazing Friday night!
The repercussions of the Dodgers-Padres brawl will be reverberating for months. Maybe longer.
The San Diego Padres agreed Monday on a one-year, $3 million contract with free-agent starter Jason Marquis.
Believe it or not, Padres third baseman Chase Headley is the top position player on the trade market, with four teams vying for his services.
With four teams in hot pursuit, Brewers right-hander Zack Greinke is now the primary focus of the baseball world's trading frenzy.
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.
The Miami Marlins and free-agent closer Heath Bell have agreed on a three-year contract, pending a physical, sources told ESPN.com.
The market for closers has never been so well-stocked. Jonathan Papelbon, Heath Bell and Ryan Madson are among the top-shelf arms who could be available this offseason.
Bronson Arroyo and Albert Pujols battle for the NL home run title, the Padres are stuck at 11, and some Useless Info, of course.
The biggest names still on the market? Astros outfielder Hunter Pence takes top honors as the deadline looms.
San Diego is working on potential deals involving closer Heath Bell, setup man Mike Adams and outfielder Ryan Ludwick.
By the end of this week, Heath Bell could land in a number of different places. And he has his bags packed if he does get traded.
The Giants didn't make a lot of changes to a roster that won the World Series last year. Was that a good idea? Our NL West offseason report cards reveal the answer.