The qualifying offer entitles teams to draft pick compensation should the player sign elsewhere
With Stephen Strasburg signing an extension with the Nationals, Clay Buchholz and Andrew Cashner represent the best the 2016-17 free agent pitching class has to offer.
Here's a roundup of all things MLB for Wednesday, including notes on the Mariners' new CEO, Yu Darvish, C.J. Wilson, Ben Revere, and A-Rod.
Phillies right-hander Charlie Morton needs hamstring surgery and will miss the rest of the season. He figured to be a prime piece of trade bait at the deadline.
The Indians could activate outfielder Michael Brantley off the DL on Monday. That story and more is in Sunday's daily news recap.
One of the most lopsided division in baseball includes two of the best teams in the league (the Mets and Nationals), and two of the worst (Braves and Phillies). Meanwhile the talented but flawed Marlins look poised for a 13th straight season somewhere in the vast middle.
The Phillies are coming off their worst season since the 1970s. Will things be any better with the young nucleus this time around?
The Royals, Nationals and Pirates are among the best suitors for Cliff Lee, who is looking for a "perfect fit" for 2016.
The Pirates have traded starter Charlie Morton to the Phillies for minor league righty David Whitehead, both teams have announced.
The Pirates are set to acquire Jonathon Niese from the Mets for Neil Walker. Niese fits the team's ground ball heavy approach perfectly.

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