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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With the offseason providing few answers for baseball's superstar free agents, we shed some light on where things stand and where they're headed.
The Washington Nationals avoided arbitration with two star infielders, reaching an $18.8 million deal with Anthony Rendon and a $3,725,000 agreement with Trea Turner.
The dominoes are falling in the second-base market, with DJ LeMahieu winding up in pinstripes. But New York still could find room for Manny Machado.
The Nationals have agreed to a one-year, $9 million deal with second baseman Brian Dozier, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
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.
Anibal Sanchez can earn an additional $2 million in bonuses for starts in each of the next two seasons as part of his $19 million, two-year contract with the Washington Nationals, a deal that could be worth $33 million over three years.
In his debut ESPN column, Jeff Passan breaks down the status of this winter's superstar duo and how the need for those two big dominoes to fall is keeping other free agents out in the cold.
The Pirates pitcher looks (sort of) like the winter's most in-demand free agent. Instead of correcting a waiter who thought he was Harper, Williams played along.
From free agents to "the opener," this year left many things open for the new one to take from here.
The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with right-hander Anibal Sanchez. The deal includes a team option for 2021.
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?
Free-agent pitcher Anibal Sanchez has agreed to a two-year contract with the Washington Nationals, according to multiple reports.
The Nationals have finalized a $4 million, one-year deal with first baseman Matt Adams that includes a mutual option for 2020.
The Indians have acquired infielder Andruw Monasterio, the player to be named later, in the trade that sent All-Star catcher Yan Gomes to the Nationals.
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.
The Nationals stayed busy this offseason by bringing back first baseman Matt Adams on a one-year deal, according to reports. Adams hit 18 home runs in 94 games for the Nats last season before going to St. Louis on a waiver claim in August.
The World Series champion Boston Red Sox owe $11.95 million in luxury tax for having baseball's top payroll.
In a swap of right-handed pitchers, the Nationals have sent Tanner Roark to the Reds in return for Tanner Rainey.