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The latest and greatest rumors from experts around the world of baseball.

MLB owners lock out players, beginning first labor dispute since 1995

The lockout ends over 26 years of labor peace between MLB and the MLBPA.

Diamondbacks sign Mark Melancon to two-year, $14 million deal with mutual option for 2024

The four-time All-Star joins his ninth team.

Dodgers in agreement on new deal with Chris Taylor, per report

After losing Max Scherzer and Corey Seager, the Dodgers bring back Chris Taylor.

MLB trade rumors and news: Giants sign Cobb, Red Sox add Paxton as lockout looms

The free agent frenzy continued with a lockout looming on Thursday.

Angels agree to four-year deal with Raisel Iglesias, per report

The Angels retain their star closer on a long-term deal.

Mariners sign Robbie Ray to five-year, $115 million deal, per report

The Mariners add the reigning AL Cy Young winner.

Mets finalizing three-year deal with Max Scherzer, per report

The top free-agent pitcher has been lured away from the West Coast

MLB trade rumors and news: Kevin Gausman, Byron Buxton, and Marcus Semien all ink massive deals

What a day to commit to someone, amiright?

Kevin Gausman agrees to five-year, $110 million deal with Blue Jays, per report

The Blue Jays bet big on Gausman, who was one of the best starters in baseball during the first half of the 2021 season.

Marlins sign Avisaíl García to four-year, $53 million deal, per report

After a fantastic 2021 season, García gets a long-term deal in Miami.

Rays sign Corey Kluber to one-year, $8 million deal, per report

The two-time Cy Young Award winner joins his fourth team in four seasons.

Mets agree to four-year, $78 million deal with Starling Marte, per report

The Mets had themselves a very busy Black Friday.

MLB trade rumors and news: Rays sign Wander Franco to massive extension

Franco, who has played in 70 major league games, receives a guaranteed $182 million from the Rays.

Cardinals, Steven Matz agree to four-year, $44 million deal, per report

The Cardinals fortify their rotation with a lefty who is coming off a stellar 2021 season.

White Sox sign Kendall Graveman to three-year, $24 million deal, per report

The White Sox make another high-profile addition to their bullpen.

Rays sign Wander Franco to long-term extension, per report

Franco will be guaranteed $182 million and could earn up to $223 million.

Marlins nearing five-year extension with Sandy Alcantara, per report

The Marlins quietly have one of the best rotations in baseball, and this deal is one step toward keeping it strong for the long term.

MLB trade rumors and news: Burnes, Ray named 2021 Cy Young winners

Ray was a nearly-unanimous winner, while Burnes narrowly edged out Zack Wheeler for the NL award.

Brandon Belt accepts Giants’ qualifying offer; all 13 others to receive offer decline, per report

The Giants get their best hitter back for another season, while the remaining 13 major leaguers who received the qualifying offer declined.

Mets offer GM job to Billy Eppler, per report

The former Angels GM is now deciding whether to accept the job.

Giants extend Gabe Kapler’s contract through 2024

The likely NL Manager of the Year gets a contract extension.

MLB trade rumors and news: Guerrero Jr., Harper win Hank Aaron Awards

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bryce Harper were named the top offensive performers in their respective leagues.

Dodgers sign Andrew Heaney to one-year deal, per report

The Dodgers will take a gamble on Heaney after he struggled between the Angels and Yankees in 2021.

J.D. Martinez opts into final year of deal with Red Sox, per report

The All-Star DH will remain in Boston in 2022.

Braves tender qualifying offer to Freddie Freeman

The World Series champs make the qualifying offer to their franchise player.

Cubs claim Wade Miley off waivers from Reds

The Cubs pick up one of baseball’s most consistent starters in 2021.

Charlie Blackmon exercises player option, will return to Rockies in 2022, per report

Blackmon will return to Colorado and earn $21,333,333 in 2022.

Giants’ Buster Posey to retire, per report

The likely Future Hall of Famer will call it a career.

Dodgers’ Trevor Bauer will not exercise opt out, per report

In an unsurprising development, Bauer will not hit the free agent market this offseason.

Tigers acquire Tucker Barnhart from Reds

The Reds will get infield prospect Nick Quintana back as part of the deal.

MLB trade rumors and news: Braves win first World Series since 1995

Jorge Soler hit a massive three-run homer and Max Fried threw six shutout innings as the Braves won the Fall Classic for the first time since 1995.

Padres hire Bob Melvin as manager, per report

In a stunning move, the Padres poach Melvin away from Oakland.


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