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Yanks, Torres avoid arbitration with 1-year deal
The Yankees have agreed to a $9.95 million, one-year contract with Gleyber Torres, avoiding an arbitration hearing with the infielder.[read more]

MLB Power Rankings: Who's No. 1 as the season approaches?
With the top free agents signed, here's where our experts think each team stands as the start of spring training creeps closer.[read more]

Sources: Mets, McNeil agree to $50M extension
Jeff McNeil, whose .326 batting average led the NL in 2022, has reached a four-year, $50 million extension with the Mets, sources told ESPN.[read more]

Vets Kennedy, Frazier among Rangers signees
Ian Kennedy and Clint Frazier were among five players the Rangers signed Friday to minor league contracts that included invitations to major league spring training.[read more]

Rays sign Fairbanks to 3-year, $12M extension
Left-handed reliever Pete Fairbanks, who ended 2022 with 22 consecutive scoreless innings, has signed a 3-year, $12 million extension with the Rays.[read more]

Braves ink Snitker to extension through 2025
Atlanta manager Brian Snitker, coming off a fifth consecutive NL East title, signed a contract extension Friday that runs through the 2025 season.[read more]

Fantasy baseball rankings for 2023 points leagues
Here are Tristan H. Cockcroft's official rankings for ESPN points leagues for the 2023 fantasy baseball season.[read more]

Fantasy baseball rankings, projections, strategy and cheat sheets
All the rankings, projections, cheat sheets, strategy and analysis you need for the 2023 fantasy baseball season[read more]

The Playbook, Inning 6: Nine must-follow fantasy baseball tips
Tristan H. Cockcroft's 9-part "Playbook" lays out how to go from fantasy baseball novice to expert in one season. Part 6 offers up nine tips to use during the fantasy baseball season, from trade strategies to how to value rookies and closers.[read more]

The Playbook, Inning 5: Making the most of your fantasy baseball roster
Tristan H. Cockcroft's 9-part "Playbook" lays out how to go from fantasy baseball novice to expert in one season. Part 5 explains how to best optimize your roster through trades and the waiver wire.[read more]