The Cincinnati Reds and former Phillies closer Ryan Madson have agreed to a one-year, $8.5 million deal, according to a source.
Pitcher Cliff Lee's agent stepped forward Tuesday to set the record straight: His client did not force his way out of Philadelphia by overreaching in contract negotiations.
While the Blue Jays and Phillies continue to haggle over prospects, Starting 9 revisits some trades involving highly touted minor leaguers who became major league busts.
What kind of package can a star pitcher bring in return? As history reminds us, not all blockbusters are created equal.
Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein spoke with A.J. Burnett's agent by phone Tuesday to express the team's interest in the free-agent right-hander, a baseball source said.
Blue Jays GM J.P. Ricciardi told ESPN.com the team is willing to entertain trade proposals for pitcher A.J. Burnett.
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.
Jerry Crasnick responds to readers' comments about the Tigers, setup men, Ryan Howard and more.
Insider surveyed 15 major leaguers on the state of player-fan relations, and several seemed legitimately concerned about the way things are headed.
Some players are streaking, others are slumping. Are the numbers for real or April mirages?
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.