Orioles get quantity, but no future stars, in Machado trade
Did the O's get fair value for a rental? Sure -- but the timing of the deal cost them a chance to net a franchise-altering package for their superstar.
Machado blockbuster makes Dodgers the NL's team to beat
With a move to Hollywood in the Dodgers' latest deadline splash, rental extraordinaire Manny Machado's stay in L.A. is likely to last deep into October.
How deadline dominoes will fall following Machado deal
Now that Manny Machado has gone to Hollywood, what will baseball's top contenders do?
Cleveland pays steep price for needed bullpen upgrades
The AL Central leaders improved their bullpen for October and the years to come, but sent a potential star catcher to San Diego in the process.
2017 Astros win ESPYS Best Team
Winning isn't the only thing: Realistic goals for all 30 teams
Is your favorite team down for the count? Probably. But there's still something for it to accomplish coming out of the All-Star break.
Who's your team's most important player?
Contenders and also-rans have one thing in common: They need these stars, regulars or prospects to deliver.
What would it take for the Cubs to pull off a deGrom blockbuster?
If Jacob deGrom hits the trade market, Chicago would have to deal from its major league roster to get him. Would the big addition be worth the price?
How crazy would it be to consider trading Bryce Harper?
The Nationals have underachieved and their star slugger could leave at the end of the year. So is there any chance they could follow the Orioles' lead by moving their pending free agent?
Monumental mashing: Ranking D.C.'s record 10 All-Star Game homers
The 2018 Midsummer Classic turned into Home Run Derby Part 2 on an epic night at Nationals Park. We break down which dingers brought the most drama.
Baseball lightens up, goes deep at the Midsummer Classic
This year's All-Star Game aimed to do more than play a game, and it showed off baseball's stars. But did it connect with fans?
Burned by social media: It's a long, long list
Brewers pitcher Josh Hader is far from the first person to face consequences for missteps on social media.
Bryce brings down the house with epic Home Run Derby comeback
His time in Washington might be nearing its end, but on this night, Bryce Harper made Nationals fans forget their frustrations.
The day the Brooklyn Dodgers fielded Major League Baseball's first majority-black lineup
Walter Alston changed his mind about playing Sandy Amoros, and the rest is history.
Power Rankings: Which of AL's three superteams is No. 1?
The Yankees, Red Sox and Astros reached the break looking like 100-plus-win powerhouses, but even among the best, not all are equal.
How Jose Ramirez went from 'too small to star' to an artist at the plate
The Indians third baseman didn't turn scouts' heads as a tiny teen, but he has blossomed into MLB's most fearsome switch-hitting slugger.
Yankees pleased, but striving for second-half improvement
The Yankees aren't finding fault in their 62-33 record, but they know they have to pick up the pace to catch Boston and make a World Series run.
Will Sheffield shore up the Yanks' rotation -- or be trade bait?
The team's top pitching prospect could boost the Bombers down the stretch. But will he be in pinstripes or be a chip that brings in Manny Machado?
Law: Yusniel Diaz, Fernando Tatis star in homer-happy Futures Game
Homers and fastballs were in big supply at Sunday's Futures Game. Keith Law breaks down the prospects who showed the most in this showcase.
The superstars are having historic seasons. But how they've solved the strikeout era diverges in one remarkable way.
From Nolan Ryan to King Felix to, well, more Nolan Ryan, we look at the best gem ever thrown by each franchise and try to predict who could top it.
Los Angeles' pitching/hitting sensation is turning heads with every step. Follow along for the major moments from Ohtani's big league journey.