From telling team numbers to surprising player stats, we find what you might have missed about your favorite squad.
MLB's first labor proposal since locking out players Dec. 2 did little to encourage players and heightened the likelihood of spring training being postponed, sources told ESPN on Thursday.
This year's historic crop of free-agent shortstops is down to a pair. Is either likely to land on your favorite team?
Detroit Tigers first-base coach Kimera Bartee, who coached in the majors for five seasons after a six-year playing career, has died at the age of 49, the team announced.
The Pirates have hired Andy Haines as hitting coach and said Mike Rabelo will add third base coach to his job duties.
With the hot stove on hold, we take a look at whose 2022 pennant hopes have risen -- and fallen -- the most so far this winter.
The Rockies are bringing former manager Clint Hurdle back to serve as a special assistant to GM Bill Schmidt.
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MLB's winter mtgs in Orlando are a lockout casualty, but not the HoF's Sun., 12/5 "Early Baseball" (pre-1950) & "Golden Days" (1950-69) Era committees' voting/tally there, per a Hall spokesman Thu. EB ballot: Bill Dahlen/John Donaldson/Bud Fowler/Vic Harris/Grant "Home Run" Johnson/Lefty O'Doul/Buck O'Neil/Dick "Cannonball" Redding/Allie Reynolds/Geo. Scales. GD ballot: Dick Allen/Ken Boyer/Gil Hodges/Jim Kaat/Roger Maris/Minnie Miñoso/Danny Murtaugh/Tony Oliva/Billy Pierce/Maury Wills.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a one-year deal with free-agent catcher Roberto Perez, a source tells ESPN.
The Pirates on Monday traded Gold Glove catcher Jacob Stallings to the Marlins in exchange for pitcher Zach Thompson and prospects Kyle Nicolas and Connor Scott.
The Pirates reportedly are bringing back first baseman/outfielder Yoshi Tsutsugo.
Here's what every MLB team should do this winter -- and they would if we were running things.
Bill Virdon, the 1955 National League Rookie of the Year who later won Manager of the Year awards in both leagues, has died at the age of 90.
Scherzer to St. Louis? Stroman to Mets AND Yankees? Where MLB's top 25 free agents would land if money didn't matter
We imagine a world in which free agents picked a team not for the paycheck, but for their own happiness -- and for the good of the game.
Remember what we said about your team going into the season? It's time to see what worked out, what didn't -- and what it means for 2022.
Which shortstop could get $300 million? Rankings and contract projections for top 50 MLB free agents
There's a lot of talent available in MLB free agency this offseason. How do the biggest stars stack up, and what can they expect to make?
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The 10 candidates on the HoF "Golden Days Era" (careers primarily during 1950-69) ballot announced Fri. — with the committee meeting & voting Dec. 5 in Orlando/results to be announced that night — are Dick Allen, Ken Boyer, Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Roger Maris, Minnie Miñoso, manager Danny Murtaugh, Tony Oliva, Billy Pierce and Maury Wills. Of the 10, Kaat, Oliva and Wills are living.
The 2021 champions have just been crowned -- but we're already thinking ahead to next year.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have parted ways with third base coach Joey Cora, the team announced Saturday.
Pirates general manager Ben Cherington believes the franchise is starting to take the shape he envisioned when he took over two years ago.
October isn't in the cards, but there's still plenty of work to do. Here's what each non-playoff team needs to ask itself first.
— Bryan Reynolds had four hits, raising his batting average above .300, to help the Pittsburgh Pirates rally from a five-run deficit and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-6 on Saturday night.
Who is rising and falling with the end of the season mere days away?
— Pittsburgh second baseman Cole Tucker made a spectacular diving catch, then hit his first career grand slam to cap an eight-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Friday night.
— Justin Steele breezed through seven shutout innings and the Chicago Cubs scored six runs in the second inning Thursday night, beating Pittsburgh 9-0 and sending the Pirates to their 100th loss of the season.