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The Six-Man Rotation: Coming Soon, Maybe to a Team Near You

The solution, for the Angels, could be a six-man rotation, a device that teams have tried periodically, though rarely for long. In the Angels’ case, the idea could help them...

Derek Jeter Was Once the Captain. But Now He’s the Apprentice.

Stanton had hoped the Marlins would add to their pitching staff, which has never recovered from Jose Fernandez’s fatal boating accident in September 2016. Instead, Jeter and the Marlins’ new...

Yankees Trade Chase Headley to Padres, Lowering Payroll

Photo Chase Headley was a steadying force...

Giancarlo Stanton ‘Excited to Get Better Together’ With Yankees

Stanton, 28, has spent all of his eight-year career so far with the Marlins, with a losing record every season and eight managers over all. When he signed his 13-year,...

Giancarlo Stanton Deal Will Test the Yankees’ Newfound Fiscal Discipline

If a team like the Yankees, who have been above the luxury tax threshold for three consecutive seasons, blows past next season’s $197 million threshold, the tax could be as...

Alan Trammell and Jack Morris Elected to Hall of Fame

A durable right-hander, Morris posted 254 wins. His most famous victory was a 10-inning shutout, winning 1-0 for Minnesota over Atlanta in Game 7 of the 1991 World Series.“No question...

Dominic Smith May Still Have to Prove Himself, Alderson Says

Smith earned a call-up to the major leagues in mid-August after hitting .330 with 16 home runs with Class AAA Las Vegas.But he struggled during his month and a half...

Lukewarm Group of Free Agents Has Some Teams Focused on Trades

Top BattersPhoto J.D. Martinez had 45 home...

Angels Unveil Shohei Ohtani, Who Exudes Promise and Prudence

“That’s usually a sign of somebody with a high degree of concentration and a high degree of focus,” Eppler said. “And that’s what we’ve seen from him when he pitches,...

The Yankees Will Always Be the Yankees, to the Delight of Only Some

Like Stanton and Rodriguez, Dave Winfield was not yet 30 years old when he joined the Yankees in December 1980, also with a 10-year contract, as a free agent from...

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Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor — 4.3 million domestic PPV buys, $600 million

The fight happened on Aug. 26, but on Thursday, Showtime released the pay-per-view figure for the novelty boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and...