There are more big-name free agents available heading into the new year than usual, though there's no reason to worry those players won't find big deals with needy teams. Plus news and notes from around MLB.
Barry Bonds' Hall of Fame candidacy has had no shortage of controversy, but Jon Heyman explains why he believes it's time to put the home-run king in Cooperstown.
The Mets suggested a short-term deal of perhaps two or three years, and that didn't fly. Steve Pearce and others like him are on the agenda.
Kansas City is currently surveying the outfield and starting pitching markets.
A look at the winners and 'non-winners' at the midway point of the Hot Stove season, plus news and notes from around Major League Baseball.
The Astros starter is looking to get a four-year deal.
MLB is looking into the incident, but the Dodgers OF may not be facing any suspension.
The Cardinals slugger now appears open to a positional switch, which could allow the Cardinals to intensify their pursuit of free-agent outfielders.
Some signs point to this being a likely destination for the reliever, whose on-going off-the-field issues still present issues.
A deal had been reportedly taken off the table, but the two sides continue to talk.
The Marlins are looking to lock up the young star infielder.
The Royals still have a lot of work to do this Hot Stove season.
Is Jake Odorizzi a fall back option for the wealthy Dodgers?
Cueto is talking about deals with teams that would beat the $120-million offer he turned down.
The Indians and White Sox are among interested teams.