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Having never managed, Aaron Boone gets 3-year deal to lead NY Yankees

Aaron Boone's hiring was finalized Monday by the New York Yankees, who gave the ESPN broadcaster a three-year contract to succeed Joe Girardi as manager.

Nationals' offseason plans affected by Shohei Ohtani, Giancarlo Stanton

When Ohtani and Stanton move, and the market starts to move with them, the Nationals will be able to get a better sense of what to do next.

White Sox name Omar Vizquel manager of Class-A team

The White Sox brought back one of their own as they named former shortstop Omar Vizquel as manager of Class-A Winston-Salem on Monday.

Report: Marlins have Giancarlo Stanton trade framework with Giants, Cardinals

The 2017 National League MVP has a full no-trade clause.

Japanese phenom Shohei Ohtani tells Yankees and Red Sox he’ll sign elsewhere

The right-handed ace pitcher and left-handed slugger has indicated a preference to play for a West Coast team in a smaller market.

Cubs reportedly remain in contention for Shohei Ohtani

The Chicago Cubs remain in contention for the services of Japanese star free agent Shohei Ohtani, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Blue Jays, Yankees, Red Sox eliminated from Ohtani sweepstakes

The Blue Jays, Yankees and Red Sox are among the teams that pitcher and outfielder Shohei Ohtani has ruled out, and it seems the Japanese star will likely pursue a smaller market

Japanese star Shohei Ohtani hopes to play in MLB next year

Highly touted Japanese pitcher-outfielder Shohei Ohtani announced on Saturday he wants to move to Major League Baseball next season

Loudoun Valley wins national boys’ cross-country championship

Vikings post the best score for a boys team in the history of the Nike Cross Nationals.

Cubs drop Hector Rondon; Joe Maddon sees Shohei Ohtani as 'wave of future'

The Cubs elected not to tender a contract to former closer Hector Rondon by Friday's deadline, ending the right-hander's time with the team. Manager Joe Maddon has ideas on how to

Jakob Poeltl's perfect performance powers Raptors past Pacers

Jakob Poeltl had a career-best 18 points on 8-of-8 shooting off the bench while Serge Ibaka added 15 points and eight rebounds for Toronto in their 120-115 victory over the Indiana

Gregg Zaun's dismissal no surprise to some female Sportsnet staffers

​Sportsnet's firing of baseball analyst Gregg Zaun came as no surprise to some of the network's female staffers. What they could not understand was why it took so long.

Jays analyst Gregg Zaun fired by Sportsnet for 'inappropriate behaviour'

Gregg Zaun has been fired from Sportsnet due to "inappropriate behaviour and comments" toward female employees.

Matt Lauer says he's 'ashamed,' admitting there is some truth in sexual

Fired Today Show co-host Matt Lauer expresses sorrow and regret after a number of women came forward with allegations that he sexually harassed them. He says repairing the damage

Aaron #!&% Boone? Report says former Yankee will be team's next manager

A person familiar with the decision says the New York Yankees have picked ESPN broadcaster Aaron Boone to succeed Joe Girardi as manager.

Blue Jays drop Ryan Goins, acquire infielder Aledmys Diaz

The Toronto Blue Jays declined to tender contracts to infielder Ryan Goins and right-handed pitcher Tom Koehler on Friday, making them free agents. Toronto also acquired shortstop

New York Yankees will reportedly name Aaron Boone their new manager

The ex-major leaguer beat out fellow former players such as Hensley Meulens and Carlos Beltran for the job, according to reports.

Blue Jays analyst Gregg Zaun fired for ‘inappropriate’ behavior to female

Zaun, who had a 16-year MLB career, was not cited for any specific incidents, but Rogers Sportsnet said his behavior “completely contradicts our standards and our core values."

Nationals tender contracts to Anthony Rendon, Tanner Roark and Michael A. Taylor

The trio represents the Nationals' only arbitration-eligible players.

Checking in with Chip Hale, the new Nationals bench coach

Hale is eager to bring the club the intensity that drew General Manager Mike Rizzo to him in the first place.

Ex-MLB player Bret Boone mocks sexual harassment scandals as ‘liberal BS’

The three-time all-star subsequently issued an apology, saying his joking comments were “inappropriate” and “not remotely productive to any conversation regarding harassment."

White Sox make pitch to coveted free agent Shohei Ohtani

General manager Rick Hahn quoted a couple of history’s finest philosophers when describing the White Sox’s presentation to prized Japanese free agent Shohei Ohtani.

White Sox sign catcher Welington Castillo to 2-year deal

The White Sox bolstered their depth at catcher by signing veteran Welington Castillo to a two-year, free-agent contract Friday.

Eat it up: White Sox again to feature $1 Hot Dog Wednesdays

The White Sox announced their initial promotional schedule for the ‘18 season Thursday and it showed that the popular $1 Hot Dog Wednesdays and Free T-shirt Tuesdays will return to

White Sox talking with Red Sox about Jose Abreu trade: report

According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the White Sox are in talks with the Red Sox about a possible deal for slugging first baseman Jose Abreu.

Former White Sox slugger Adam Dunn named to Reds' Hall of Fame

Former Chicago White Sox strikeout maven was named to the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame.

White Sox's rebuild appears ahead of Cubs' pace — but there are no guarantees

The White Sox head into Year Two of their rebuild with high hopes after some early success. Now they have to build on that steadily to get to baseball's promised land.

Eloy Jimenez will 'force the issue' of making the White Sox to start 2018 season

Eloy Jimenez is ticketed to start 2018 season in Double A unless soon-to-be 21-year-old displays enough talent and maturity to sway White Sox into making a big-league decision.

White Sox could target familiar names in free-agent pitching market

GM Rick Hahn once again will scour the bargain bin for reclamation projects who will try to revive their careers while providing the White Sox some innings.

Joe Morgan's Hall of Fame request is a little late

Joe Morgan's plea to Hall of Fame voters on rejecting PED users is a little bit late.

How will Shohei Ohtani adjust to MLB after being 'the guy in Japan'?

Many questions await 23-year-old Japanese pitcher-outfielder Shohei Ohtani, who could become a free agent as soon as Friday.

Joe Maddon 'intrigued' by idea of a two-way player, admits Jake Arrieta is

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon told WSCR-AM 670 that he is "intrigued" by the concept of a two-way player but admits that free agent Jake Arrieta is likely not to return.

Cubs sign LHP Dario Alvarez to 1-year contract, sell contract of RHP Matt

The Chicago Cubs signed free agent left-handed reliever Dario Alvarez to a one-year contract.

MLB approves deal to allow Shohei Ohtani bids, starting a 21-day window

MLB owners have approved a new posting agreement with their Japanese counterparts in a move that allows bidding to start for coveted Shohei Ohtani.

Cubs bullpen set for change with possible departures of Hector Rondon, Justin

Cubs' bullpen is destined for changes with possibility neither Hector Rondon nor Justin Grimm will be tendered 2018 contracts by Friday night's deadline for unsigned players.

Cubs try to stretch pitching dollars to pursue free agents — such as Shohei

The Cubs will try to maximize their financial resources as they try to address their starting and relief pitching needs this winter.

Kris Bryant, Bryce Harper sport same team's logo — at a hockey game

Kris Bryant of the Cubs and the Nationals’ Bryce Harper were hanging out Tuesday night, taking in a Golden Knights game in their hometown of Las Vegas.

Cubs voices power ESPN's 'Lights of Wrigley Field'

You’ll never know just how many so-so songs there have been about Wrigley Field and the Cubs until you listen to ESPN’s “The Lights of Wrigley Field,” the latest entry in its “30

Manfred: Marlins fans shouldn't be upset if Stanton dealt

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks Miami Marlins fans should be understanding if the team's new owners trade All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton.