The fact that Barry Zito signed with San Francisco wasn't completely unexpected, but the $126 million for seven years was.
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.
Why are so many closers either hurt or struggling? Stress and wear and tear are logical places to start.
Insider surveyed 15 major leaguers on the state of player-fan relations, and several seemed legitimately concerned about the way things are headed.
With Armando Benitez on the shelf, Felipe Alou must do some juggling in the Giants' bullpen.
The White Sox's improved pitching staff is one of several April trends to watch.
Five Cactus Leaguers have the talent, temperament and opportunity to break through in 2005.
A media frenzy enveloped Barry Bonds on Tuesday. Surly and confrontational was just another side of the Giants slugger.
The 2005-06 free-agent crop looks like a downer – short on starting pitching and long on aging icons.
With spring training approaching, several big-league clubs still have prominent holes to fill.
Will San Diego's approach alienate fans? Can the Phillies contend in the NL East? Answers to these, and plenty more.
When there are salaries to be dumped and superstars to be accommodated, it's time to talk trade.