MLB

Passan: Why a winter meetings frenzy could be brewing -- and who could sign in San Diego

This MLB offseason has gotten off to a slow start -- but there are signs things could start to change. ... Continue Reading

Hot stove survey: Where will deGrom and Judge sign? Who will get traded?

We asked baseball insiders to predict where stars will land and which teams will spend big this winter. ... Continue Reading

Blue Jays bringing in Mattingly as bench coach

Don Mattingly is joining the Blue Jays as bench coach to manager John Schneider. ... Continue Reading

Why a winter meetings frenzy could be brewing -- and who could sign in San Diego

Without a lockout looming, this MLB offseason has gotten off to a slow start -- but there are signs things could start to change as the winter meetings finally return. ... Continue Reading

1B Santana signs with Pirates on 1-year deal

The Pirates have signed veteran first baseman Carlos Santana to a deal for the 2023 season. Sources told ESPN that it's $6.7 million. ... Continue Reading

Angels' Ohtani voted majors' top DH again

Shohei Ohtani beat out Yordan Alvarez to win the Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award for the second straight year. ... Continue Reading

Nationals, Candelario agree to 1-year contract

Jeimer Candelario, who had a .217 batting average last season after leading the majors in doubles in 2021, has reached a one-year deal with the Nationals. ... Continue Reading

MLBPA executive director Clark gets extension

The Major League Baseball Players Association has voted to extend the contract of executive director Tony Clark through 2027. ... Continue Reading

1B Abreu, a 'first-rate guy,' officially joins Astros

Saying that 'the Astros have created a great culture,' former White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu officially joined Houston on Tuesday one day after agreeing to a free agent contract. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Nats, Candelario agree to 1-year deal

Jeimer Candelario, who had a .217 batting average last season after leading the majors in doubles in 2021, has reached a deal with the Nationals, sources said. ... Continue Reading

Astros sign former AL MVP Abreu to 3-year deal

The Astros have signed first baseman Jose Abreu to a three-year deal, it was announced. ... Continue Reading

Making the perfect offseason moves for five of MLB's most interesting teams

We plot out the moves to make -- and avoid -- for a number of clubs that could define the winter. ... Continue Reading

Twins owner steps back from daily operations

Twins owner Jim Pohlad has handed day-to-day operations of the club to his nephew Joe Pohlad. ... Continue Reading

MLB free agency and trade grades: Report card for Jose Abreu's deal with Astros and more

Whether it's a nine-figure free agent deal that changes your team's future or a blockbuster trade that has the whole league buzzing, our experts are ready to weigh in. ... Continue Reading

Source: Astros land slugger Abreu on 3-year deal

The Astros have reached agreement on a 3-year contract with first baseman Jose Abreu, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan. The 2020 AL MVP, Abreu is second in the majors with 863 RBIs since coming to the majors in 2014. ... Continue Reading