Strasburg got $245 million over seven seasons to return to Washington. Any team that wants Cole, who has the same agent, most likely will have to exceed that number.
Miller, a former leader of the players’ union, and Simmons, a catcher, were selected by the modern baseball era committee. They are the first two members of the Hall’s class of 2020.
Brian Cashman drafted Cole, and lost him. Tried to trade for him, and lost out again. Now, in free agency, is he finally in a position to get his man?
Ted Simmons and Dale Murphy are among 10 candidates for election by the Veterans Committee, whose choices will be announced on Sunday. The former pitcher Ron Darling offered his thoughts on the s...
Steven Cohen’s bid for the team may thrill fans tired of the Wilpon era, but his billions come with baggage.
The deal with Mr. Cohen, a billionaire hedge fund manager, would represent a significant change in the New York sports landscape.
Two big deals were reached on Wednesday, part of a pattern that suggested a substantial change from the quiet market of recent winters.
She collaborated with her first husband on an acclaimed three-volume history of the game. But it took 50 years for her contribution to be fully acknowledged.
Rachel Balkovec is believed to be the first woman hired as a full-time hitting coach by a major league organization.
The M.L.B. commissioner signaled that the Houston Astros could be subject to serious penalties if they were found to have electronically stolen signs.
Under a new proposal, 42 minor league teams would have their affiliations with major league clubs severed. Here is a list of the teams that would be affected.
After her husband’s death in a plane crash in 1972, she carried on his humanitarian and philanthropic legacy.
Jeter could follow Mariano Rivera as the second unanimous inductee in January, but the rest of the candidates may have more trouble getting into Cooperstown quickly.
After two strong seasons with the Washington Senators, he joined the Yankees to fill an outfield gap. He won three World Series rings with the team.
The Yankees have been more restrained in their spending recently. But with the elite pitchers Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg on the market, they just might open their wallet.
Pitcher Mike Fiers broke a code of silence among players by reporting the Astros’ sign-stealing, forcing baseball to reckon with an issue that has deep roots in the sport.
Bellinger rebounded from a disappointing 2018 (by his standards) for his first Most Valuable Player Award, and Trout won his third despite a foot injury that ended his season early.
The Mets’ ace became the 11th pitcher to win the award in consecutive seasons. Justin Verlander of the Astros won the American League award.
Mike Fiers and anonymous sources told The Athletic that Houston, which won the 2017 World Series, had used a camera and a trash can to steal signs and convey the information to batters.
Alonso won the award for a season in which he hit 53 homers to break the rookie record and lead the majors.