Your favorite team probably isn't going to get Bryce Harper or Manny Machado. But another move -- maybe for a top pitcher -- could make all the difference this winter.
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Catcher Kurt Suzuki is leaving the Braves to join their NL East rival, agreeing to a two-year contract, according to multiple reports.
The Nationals and Orioles completed presentations to MLB's Revenue Sharing Definitions Committee as part of a rehearing over a dispute regarding TV rights fees.
The dispute between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over television rights fees returned to a committee of baseball executives Thursday after a lengthy court fight.
Buster & Bob Nightengale discuss MLB awards season, Bryce Harper's future, their expectations for the hot stove and much more (4:32). Plus, some Inside Heat on the Red Sox from Alex Spier (23:26), on the Cubs from Jesse Rogers (33:16), and an interview with NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom (42:38).
Want to make a hot-stove splash? Start with these bold trades and free-agent additions.
While Shohei Ohtani and Ronald Acuna Jr. were named baseball's top rookies, the Braves outfielder has flashed the potential to quickly become one of the game's elite players.
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In a year of big production from budding National League stars, Ronald Acuña Jr. wins NL Rookie of the Year, beating second-place finisher Juan Soto of the Nats and Dodgers starter Walker Buehler. The Atlanta outfielder hit .293 with a .917 OPS and 26 homers in 111 games and earned 27 of 30 first-place votes.
After the hardware is handed out this week, here's what comes next for baseball's best players.
The proposed deal would have sent three minor league Astros prospects to the Nationals in exchange for Bryce Harper, The Athletic reported Saturday.
Trevor Rosenthal could earn $30 million over two years if he becomes the Washington Nationals' closer and regularly finishes games.
Cincinnati outfielder Scott Schebler and Texas pitcher Matt Bush just missed the cutoff for salary arbitration eligibility, while Chicago Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. and Toronto pitcher Joe Biagini earned the final spots.
When the Nats' rejected offer was leaked, many assumed the superagent was behind it. Baseball officials and rival agents know the Boras playbook -- and here's what they see coming next.
Agent Scott Boras declared "Harper's Bazaar" open for business on Wednesday. His client Bryce Harper is expected to receive the largest contract among MLB free agents this offseason.
Bryce Harper turned down a 10-year, $300 million offer from the Nationals late last season, according to reports.
With Bryce Harper a free agent and J.T. Realmuto eager to get out of Miami, some of the division's biggest names could be headed elsewhere.
Bryce? Manny? Both? ... Or steer clear. We examine how every team in baseball should approach a historic pair of free agents.
Bryce Harper turned down an "aggressive offer" from the Nationals on the last day of the 2018 season, The Washington Post reports.
As the three top candidates for baseball's biggest hardware have been announced, it appears that Mookie Betts' performance may have affected his Red Sox teammate's case.
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2018 Cy Young finalists — AL: Tampa Bay's Blake Snell along with a pair of former winners in Houston's Justin Verlander and Cleveland's Corey Kluber. And in the NL, the all-NL East trio of New York's Jacob deGrom, Washington's Max Scherzer and Philadelphia's Aaron Nola.
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The 2018 Rookie of the Year finalists have been announced with stacked trios in both leagues: NL finalists — Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña, Nationals outfielder Juan Soto and Dodgers starter Walker Buehler. AL finalists — Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani and Yankees infielders Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar. Winners will be announced Nov. 12.
Before the season, we said winning the World Series isn't everything. Some teams proved that. Others, well, not so much.
Trevor Rosenthal's comeback from his 2017 Tommy John surgery went so well, the Washington Nationals newest reliever says he considered trying to get back to the majors last season.
The seven major league players to receive qualifying offers Friday have 10 days to accept a $17.9 million salary for 2019 or become a free agent.
Bryce Harper and Manny Machado clearly are at the head of the class, but there are plenty of big names available beyond the star duo.
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