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Top 10 first basemen: The Gold(schmidt) standard

First base is loaded with talent in Major League Baseball, but Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt is the best of the best. Who else made Buster Olney's top 10 first base rankings?

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Rumors roundup: More moves in Oakland?

A look at the latest rumors around the major leagues, beginning with the Oakland Athletics reshaping their infield.

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Olney: Are Price, Red Sox a match?

There's a strong expectation in the industry that the Red Sox will make the biggest offer to David Price. What's not known at this point, however, is if Price really wants to pitch in Boston.

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Schoenfield: Who's in the running to sign Heyward?

Jason Heyward could get close to $200 million on the free-agent market. While that price tag eliminates most teams from pursuing him, there are five clubs that stand out as potential landing spots.


Bowden: Breaking down baseball's contenders and pretenders

With the winter meetings in Nashville looming, Jim Bowden checks in on the status of all 30 MLB teams -- from the favorites to the retoolers to the rebuilders -- and takes stock of what each needs to accomplish this offseason.

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Marchand: Cano back to Bronx? Don't bet on it

Is Robinson Cano dissatisfied in Seattle? Perhaps, but we've got five reasons a return to New York is a major long shot for the former Yankees second baseman.

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MLB Buyer's Guide series, top free agents

Keith Law provides a comprehensive preview of the offseason landscape with his top-50 free agents and a look at FAs, trade candidates by position.

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Top 10 starting pitchers: Who's No. 2?

Buster Olney's list of the top 10 starting pitchers in MLB puts Clayton Kershaw at the top. But who comes next? It might be a bit of a surprise.

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MLB Hot Stove Daily: Nationals making play for O'Day

The MLB hot stove season is going strong, and speculation is heating up about the Nationals' pursuit of Darren O'Day, among other things. Find out what our writers are hearing Sunday.

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Bowden: Ten big-name players who could be traded

Blockbuster trades are becoming the norm in baseball. Jim Bowden ranks the top players -- including Aroldis Chapman and Starlin Castro -- who are most likely to be dealt this winter.

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Crasnick: The marketing of Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes' representatives are going all out in their approach to selling the free-agent outfielder, highlighted by a book they're distributing about the impact he can have on a team.

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21dJim Bowden, Keith Law and Buster Olney

Bowden/Law/Olney: MLB Future Power Ranks

As we head into the offseason, Jim Bowden, Keith Law and Buster Olney bring you the latest installment of the Future Power Rankings, looking at how well each team is set up for sustained success.


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This day in #Yankees history (1941): Fueled by MLB record 56-game hitting streak, Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP.

A's Doolittle shares Thanksgiving with refugees

Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle made sure 17 Syrian refugee families had something to be thankful for, hosting them for a dinner Thursday in Chicago. Also in attendance was city mayor Rahm Emanuel. Said Doolittle's girlfriend Eireann Dolan: "We thought we'd officially welcome them with one of our greatest American traditions, Thanksgiving." (via CSN Bay Area)

Mike Trout @MikeTrout

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! I know I have a lot to be thankful for! 🦃

David Ortiz @davidortiz

Happy Thanksgiving 2 everyone!!!! Thankful and blessed 4 so many things but most importantly 4 my family......feliz dia de gracias a todos!!! Agradecido y bendecido por tantas cosas pero lo mas importante mi familia