As Max Scherzer assumes center stage on the MLB free-agent pitching market, agent Scott Boras is skipping the Jon Lester comparisons and likening him to a certain NFL Hall of Famer-in-waiting.
The Tampa Bay Rays have reached agreement with rookie pitcher Matt Moore on a guaranteed five-year, $14 million contract, according to a baseball source.
In a time of need for their respective teams, several lesser-known players have stepped in and performed at a high level this season.
Once Cliff Lee makes his call, the focus will inevitably shift to Kansas City's Zack Greinke, a 27-year-old former Cy Young Award winner and everybody's favorite Plan B. The news on that front doesn't look good for either Texas or New York.
Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees' offense stumbled through a rough opening game of the World Series, silenced by a complete-game gem from the Phillies' Cliff Lee.
Lou Piniella would prefer to be the one asking the questions. That wasn't possible Monday, not with five major league teams in need of managers.
Jerry Crasnick runs down the best-case and worst-case scenarios for each of the 30 teams heading into the 2006 season.
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.
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.
After getting just a strike away from a title, the Rangers walk away from the World Series with plenty to ponder.
Resigned to bargain hunting, most teams can only stand back and watch this Hot Stove season as a select few teams vie for the big-name, big-money players.