Players' union head Tony Clark criticized baseball commissioner Rob Manfred for blaming players' demands for the slow free agent market and said an increasing number of teams make little effort to justify the price of a ticket.
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An unspecified personal matter has kept Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles from reporting to camp, with manager Dave Roberts saying Toles "has our full support."
Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the waiting game with Harper, Machado and other big stars, what it means for labor peace and much more (6:48). Plus, Mark Teixeira shares his Spring Training perspective (26:50), Scott Lauber brings some "Inside Heat" on the Phillies (39:29), and Buster talks to CC Sabathia about his farewell season (43:28).
The Dodgers' closer is aiming to get more movement on his cutter in an attempt to rebound from an erratic 2018.
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager said being sidelined last year while his teammates were making the World Series was difficult, but he spent the offseason undergoing an intense strength-and-agility regimen while recovering from a pair of surgeries.
An up-and-coming star, an aging veteran and a recent signee all agree that this offseason has been unsettling.
Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman has heard about the team's needs from just about everyone -- including his Starbucks barista -- but sees no holes in Los Angeles' "well-rounded roster."
Cory Seager is running at nearly 100 percent and Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts hopes his recovering shortstop can get 50 to 60 at-bats during spring training.
From big names with something to prove to young stars to get to know, here's what you'll want to keep an eye on during spring training.
The late Hall of Famer's talent and competitive fire drove him both as a player and as MLB's first African-American manager.
Buster goes rapid fire with Bob Nightengale on the latest free agency news (4:54), talks to Keith Law about labor negotiations and his rankings (15:35), plays a special "Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (38:25), gets uniform updates from Todd Radom (44:25) and much more.
We're still waiting for this winter's big free agents to sign, but that didn't stop us from predicting which uniforms they'll be wearing in the Midsummer Classic. Who else makes our star-studded squads?
A California woman died in August as a result of being hit in the head by a batted ball at Dodger Stadium, according to a Los Angeles County coroner's report obtained by ESPN's "Outside the Lines" and details her daughter revealed to OTL in December.
Spring training is almost here. Check out reporting dates for teams in Florida and Arizona, including the defending champion Red Sox.