As New York and Boston pull away, it could be time for the O's, Jays and Rays to admit they can't keep up -- and cash in on their biggest stars.
The MLB winter meetings are going strong in Orlando, and rumors are swirling across baseball. Here is what our writers are hearing today.
The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a two-year deal with free-agent left-hander Drew Smyly, the team announced Tuesday night.
Jose Canseco will not return to NBC Sports California as a pre- and postgame analyst on Oakland Athletics broadcasts after he issued a series of tweets regarding sexual harassment on Tuesday.
Right-handed reliever Tommy Hunter is close to a deal with the Phillies, according to sources.
Sources told ESPN's Buster Olney that relief pitcher Bryan Shaw's three-year deal with the Rockies is worth around $9 million per season. Shaw led the majors with 79 appearances last season with the Indians.
Free-agent slugger J.D. Martinez is headed to the winter meetings, where he is expected to meet with the Boston Red Sox and other potential teams. The Red Sox need power, and Martinez may be their top choice.
Tyler Chatwood's new contract with the Cubs might have to be reworked due to an escalator that could take effect based on a single Cy Young Award vote.
Buck Showalter's contract is up after 2018, but the veteran said Tuesday that he hopes to be the Orioles' manager in 2019 and beyond.
By refusing to back down three years ago and again last week, the Marlins slugger set the stage for the Bronx Bombers to make a stunning deal.
After being dumped by the Astros, he remade his swing and is now set to make nine figures on this winter's free-agent market.
The Cardinals, Red Sox and Giants are among the clubs that need to be all-in next season. What big moves can win-now teams make to paint themselves into the playoff picture?
Mets GM Sandy Alderson said Tuesday that new manager Mickey Callaway and pitching coach Dave Eiland told him that they want Matt Harvey on the roster in 2018.
The Orioles are listening to offers for All-Star Manny Machado, who becomes a free agent after the coming season. If they don't trade him, they may move him from third base to shortstop, where he started his career.
Finding someone willing to take on their third baseman's salary opened up possibilities for New York's next move, while San Diego bought a chance to improve its pitching staff.