Commissioner Rob Manfred said that the Joe Maddon tampering case has lasted this long, because MLB wants "to get it right". He said it will be resolved before the start of the season.
Spring training is underway and so are position battles across the league. Here's a preview of the AL East roster competitions.
A few days ago, the Braves announced that B.J. Upton's jersey would say "Upton Jr." going forward as his way of honoring his father -- Melvin Emanuel "Manny" Upton. Now, Braves GM John Hart has referred to the player as "Melvin," and confirmed that he'll go by "Melvin Upton Jr."
Let's take a look at the Vegas over/under win totals for each of the 30 MLB teams and pick five to go over and five to end up under. Because why not?
Updates on the injured Jose Fernandez, Masahiro Tanaka, Josh Hamilton, David Wright, Tony Cingrani and Jake McGee headline Friday's daily news recap.
There are no Japanese-born rookie players in spring training this year for the first time for 1996.
Longo looks natural -- a little too natural -- in rubber duck form, and Alex Cobb's Gumby is just Gumby dressed like any Rays player.
Some numbers and fun facts on retired numbers in all of Major League Baseball, specifically measured against the Yankees.
Atlantis Casino in Reno says Washington and L.A. only teams likely to top 90 victories. At the bottom, Phillies and Twins probably won't reach 70. Red Sox jump back to 86. Yankees to have worst season since '92.
Anonymous owners whining about player salaries, parents ruining things for Little Leaguers, an A-Rod obsession and much more in this week's column. Also, Breaking Bad season rankings and an Ace Ventura comment.

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