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FANTASY PLAYS: Waiting on first base could be risky play
The first base position has traditionally been loaded with talent and a primary source of power for fantasy players. With overall HR totals increasing for four straight seasons, and perceived depth at the position, some fantasy managers may put off selecting a first baseman until the later rounds
Which new faces in new places will thrive in 2018?
A 2016 paper titled "Turning up by Turning Over" published in the Journal of Business Psychology studied 712 major league players who changed teams from 2004 to 2015. The study concluded there are benefits for certain players in changing teams, particularly players that had been in decline. The
Jake Arrieta promising Phillies will 'fight'
Jake Arrieta put on a red No. 49 Philadelphia jersey for the first time and sent a message to his new teammates and fans by promising the Phillies will 'fight'
Hunter makes his pitch, helps Phillies land Jake Arrieta
Tommy Hunter's biggest pitch for the Philadelphia Phillies came before he even took the mound for his new team
AP sources: Jake Arrieta, Phillies reach $75M, 3-yr contract
Free-agent ace Jake Arrieta and the Phillies have agreed to a $75 million, three-year contract, a deal that could be worth up to $135 million over five seasons, three people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press
Jake Arrieta gets a deal he likes, ace set to join Phillies
Jake Arrieta finally found a deal he liked. The free agent ace and the Philadelphia Phillies have reached agreement on a three-year contract, two people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Both people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Sunday because the deal, reportedly
Ichiro rejoins Mariners at 44, says Seattle is home team
Now that Ichiro Suzuki is back with the Seattle Mariners , he hopes to stick around a while. "I think everybody hears that I want to play until I'm 50," he said through a translator. "But I want to make sure everybody understands that I always say at least 50." The 44-year-old outfielder rejoined
Sources: Jay Bruce returning to Mets on 3-year, $39M contract
Free-agent outfielder Jay Bruce has reached agreement on a three-year, $39 million contract with the New York Mets , two baseball sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Bruce, 30, is a .249 career hitter with 277 home runs over 10 seasons with the Cincinnati Reds, Mets and Cleveland Indians . He had
Indians sign All-Star first baseman Yonder Alonso, source says
The Cleveland Indians have reached agreement on a contract with free-agent first baseman Yonder Alonso, a source told ESPN Tuesday. The deal is worth two years at $16 million, with a $8 million vesting option for a third year, as reported by The Athletic.? Alonso, 30, is coming off a career-best
Teams that need to go for it in 2018
Baseball's winter meetings are far from the only time to make trades and signings, but like turkey on Thanksgiving Day, it's the best time to get the choice portions rather than waiting for the leftovers. The signing of Shohei Ohtani by the Los Angeles Angels and the earth-shattering acquisition of