mlb free agency


Blue Jays Mailbag: Making Sense of MLB's Unusual and Messy Offseason

Andrew Stoeten discusses baseball's economic system, whether Vlad Guerrero Jr. can stick at third base, Joe Biagini as the No. 5 starter, and more.
Andrew Stoeten

What Can the Blue Jays Expect from Aging Slugger Jose Bautista in 2017?

The 36-year-old Bautista, who is coming off his worst season as a Blue Jay, will be back in Toronto for at least one more year.
Andrew Stoeten

Blue Jays Finally Come to Their Senses and End Stalemate with Jose Bautista

Jose Bautista has reportedly signed a one-year, $18 million deal with the Blue Jays, with options that could net him $60 million over three seasons.
Kyle Cantlon

Blue Jays Sign Versatile Weapon Steve Pearce for Cheap

There's good value in this deal, as the Blue Jays got Pearce for two years and $12.5 million, but it also means Edwin Encarnacion's days in Toronto are all but numbered.
Chris Toman
Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes Is Getting What He Deserves

The Mets are paying their star $27.5 million over the next four years. It's a lot, but what a star is worth can't be measured in dollars alone.
David Roth

Blue Jays Reportedly Sign Kendrys Morales and Top Cuban Prospect Lourdes Gurriel Jr.​

The Morales signing could signal the end of Edwin Encarnacion's days in Toronto. But maybe not Jose Bautista's.
Chris Toman

How the Blue Jays Can Replace Encarnacion and Bautista, and Still Be Good

We look at potential targets the Blue Jays should explore this offseason in the event they lose their two free-agent sluggers.
Andrew Stoeten
hot stove things

Exorcising the Failures and Fishmongers of Chicago Cubs Past

The Chicago Cubs haven't won a World Series since William Howard Taft was President, and came by their failures honestly. Now that all seems to be changing.
Steven Goldman