After some Inside Heat from Philadelphia (5:14) & St. Louis (11:06), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss next week's Hall of Fame vote, the latest with Machado & Harper & more (16:37). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (35:35), a conversation with record-setting journeyman Oliver Drake (44:08) and longtime friend Chelsea Janes' goodbye to baseball reporting (58:49).
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Longtime Yankees pitcher Mel Stottlemyre, who went on to a distinguished career as a pitching coach with both New York teams, has died at age 77.
Nolan Arenado is expected to receive an arbitration-record $27 million deal from the Rockies, even though the two sides failed to reach a settlement Friday, sources told ESPN.
Houston's Alex Bregman, last year's All-Star Game MVP who set career highs in batting average, home runs, RBIs and runs, had surgery to remove bone chips in his elbow.
Caesars Entertainment's sportsbook started taking bets this week on win totals for the upcoming MLB season, and the Astros top the board at 97.5 wins -- one of four American League teams projected to win more than 91 games.
Bryce Harper and Manny Machado aren't the only big names still searching for the right fit. We examine who is available and their most likely landing spots.
The Houston Astros have traded infielder J.D. Davis and a prospect to the New York Mets for three minor leaguers.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani became an MLB sensation this season. But a century from now, will his debut be the most profound and lasting legacy of 2018?
Which team could put Manny Machado or Bryce Harper under its tree? Who has gotten the most done, and who bears watching?
Astros reliever Joe Smith underwent Achilles surgery and is out six to eight months.
Free agent outfielder Michael Brantley and the Houston Astros have finalized a $32 million, two-year contract.
Michael Brantley adds a needed left-handed presence to the middle of the Astros' lineup, which is heavily right-handed with key cogs Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Carlos Correa and George Springer.
A look at who is still available in free agency, who could be involved in a trade, and the teams that could use a rotation upgrade.
Jake Kaplan from The Athletic talks to Buster Olney about the Astros' expected activity at this week's Winter Meetings.
The winter meetings are underway in Bryce Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, where we're tracking all of the latest Bryce buzz all week long.
A swap of 2016 World Series stars? Madison Bumgarner in Dodger blue? We play Let's Make A Deal, Las Vegas-style with moves we'd make if we were calling the shots at the winter meetings.
Robinson Chirinos and the Astros have finalized a $5.75 million, one-year contract, giving catching-thin Houston another option behind the plate.
With the winter meetings upcoming in Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, we look at the free-agent outfielder's quest for baseball's biggest contract.