The Cincinnati Reds and former Phillies closer Ryan Madson have agreed to a one-year, $8.5 million deal, according to a source.
April performance is no guarantee of future results, but it's still encouraging. Here's eight players to watch.
Jerry Crasnick runs down the best-case and worst-case scenarios for each of the 30 teams heading into the 2006 season.
Jerry Crasnick looks at six trades likely to have the most impact on the 2006 season, including one involving Carlos Delgado.
Advance scouting helps teams keep track of opponents and gain competitive intelligence.
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.
The 2005-06 free-agent crop looks like a downer – short on starting pitching and long on aging icons.
When there are salaries to be dumped and superstars to be accommodated, it's time to talk trade.
The GM meetings laid the foundation for an active Hot Stove experience at the winter meetings in December.
Agent Scott Boras has come up with a new designation for his top clients -- "icon players."
Sunday's deadline for offering arbitration is as much about psychology and politics as it is about baseball.
Don't expect a signing frenzy at this week's GM meetings as teams wait patiently for blue-light specials.