Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura Dies In Car WreckHe was 25-years-old.
Diamondbacks Sign OF Blanco To Minor League DealThe Arizona Diamondbacks have signed ex-San Francisco Giant Gregor Blanco to a minor league contract.
Infielder Trevor Plouffe Reaches One-Year Deal With A'sInfielder Trevor Plouffe has agreed to a one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics and is expected to be the primary third baseman if he can stay healthy.
Nunez, Kontos, Smith Agree To 1-Year Deals With GiantsKeeping Eduardo Nunez healthy and in the lineup could mean so much for San Francisco's infield and its chances.
New Year's Resolutions Every MLB Team Should MakeWhat resolution is your team making for 2017?
Longtime A's Announcer Bill King Wins Hall's Frick AwardFormer Oakland Athletics announcer Bill King has won the Ford C. Frick Award presented by the Hall of Fame for excellence in broadcasting.
Manfred: Likely News On A's Ballpark Situation Within Year Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred expects news within a year regarding potential plans for the Athletics to build a new ballpark in Oakland.
5 Things: Boston And New York Both Celebrate Impressive MLB AccomplishmentsBoston and New York have a rivalry in the sports world no other two cities can match (sorry, L.A. and S.F.!), and last week in Major League Baseball, both cities got to celebrate some sports history. In Boston, one-time American League Most Valuable Player Dustin Pedroia strung together 11 hits in a row to almost match the all-time record, while in the Bronx, rookie catcher Gary Sanchez set a record by becoming the fastest player to hit his first 11 home runs in history. Oh, what a week in MLB!
Never Give Up In Fantasy Baseball, Even If It Seems Hopeless With Five Weeks LeftDepending on your fantasy baseball league's structure, there's either one week to go before the head-to-head playoffs begin or five weeks to go to the end of the Rotisserie season. Regardless, you should never give up on your fantasy team, no matter what place it occupies in the league standings. Since other owners will give up, you can use that to your advantage in order to finish as high as possible. Your roster just may end up surprising you in the end.
5 Things: The Defending Champs Get Up Off The Mat And Madison Bumgarner Homers AgainThe Royals have won 13 of their last 15 games to get back into the American League playoff chase, and no one should underestimate them.
If Your Fantasy Baseball League Has A Trade Deadline, Act Fast To Make A MoveThere's still enough time left in the season to make a trade right now and have it work well for you down the stretch. Study those last-place teams with owners you know well and make them an offer they cannot refuse.
5 Things: Strange Highs And Curious Lows For Brandon Crawford And The San Francisco GiantsThere's never a dull moment in Major League Baseball, of course, but some weeks are more volatile than others. Nothing illustrates this better than the seven-day stretch the San Francisco Giants just went through. Last Monday, shortstop Brandon Crawford set a record with seven hits in one game, but by Sunday, the team's bullpen had wasted all the momentum generated earlier in the week. In other big news, Texas first baseman Prince Fielder announced his playing days were over due to injury concerns, and Alex Rodriguez played his final MLB game.

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