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MLB gets 24 more hours to get Shohei Ohtani deal done

The MLB Players Association has agreed to a 24-hour extension for a new posting agreement to be reached between MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball. The original deadline was 8 p.m. Monday night. The deadline is now 8 p.m. Tuesday. Whenever the agreement is finalized, it is expected the posting fee

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-21 01:12:35

Fans wait more than a day to meet Altuve

HOUSTON -- For Jose Altuve, 2017 was already an unforgettable year once the Astros won their first World Series title. But last week, he added even more to the legend by securing just the second Most Valuable Player Award in franchise history. On Monday, thousands of fans celebrated all over again w

MLB - 2017-11-21 02:36:20

Surprising MLB Names Who Could Be Available in 2017-18 Offseason Trade Frenzy

Surprising MLB Names Who Could Be Available in 2017-18 Offseason Trade Frenzy 0 of 7 Paul Sancya/Associated Press A potential Giancarlo Stanton trade has been the big story of the MLB offseason to this point and for good reason. It's not every day that the reigning MVP finds himself on the trade blo

BLEACHER REPORT - 2017-11-21 13:16:51

MLB Rule 5 draft: Phillies DFA former No. 1 pick, more to know as 40-man rosters set

Monday at 8 p.m. ET was significant to Major League Baseball for two reasons, as it represented the deadline for both the Shohei Ohtani posting agreement and for adding Rule 5-eligible players to the 40-man roster. The former was extended another 24 hours. The latter was not, and featured a few nota

CBS SPORTS - 2017-11-21 01:47:09

Deadline for Ohtani posting extended 24 hours

We won't need to wait much longer to see if Japanese phenom Shohei Ohtani will play in Major League Baseball next year. MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball have agreed in principle on new terms of the posting system that would allow Japanese players to move to MLB. However, under the Collective Ba

MLB - 2017-11-21 00:21:23

Jackie Robinson's rookie jersey fetches over $2M at auction

Keystone / Hulton Archive / Getty One of the rarest pieces of Jackie Robinson memorabilia was sold for a handsome sum earlier this week. Robinson's jersey that he wore during his historic 1947 debut season while breaking baseball's color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers was sold by Heritage Aucti

THESCORE - 2017-11-21 14:44:43

Blue Jays acquire Ngoepe from Bucs

That moment when... 0:19 In 2017, Gift Ngoepe, from South Africa, became the first African-born player in Major League Baseball history Closed Caption support for MLB.com videos can be found here TORONTO -- Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins was a busy man in advance of Monday night's deadline t

MLB - 2017-11-21 00:29:16

MLBPA grants 24-hour extension for MLB, NPB to work out posting agreement

Shohei Ohtani's potential future in North America will have to wait another day as the Major League Baseball Players Association announced a 24-hour extension to negotiate a new posting agreement between MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball. The deadline is now 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Both sides were

THESCORE - 2017-11-21 00:19:57

Braves add 3 pitchers to 40-man roster before deadline

Alex Anthopoulos has thrown his first curveball. The Atlanta Braves left-handed pitchers Ricardo Sanchez, Adam McCreery and Grant Dayton to their 40-man roster before Monday's 8 p.m. deadline, leaving one roster spot open with notable prospects Travis Demeritte, Dustin Peterson and Tyler Pike, amon

FOX SPORTS - 2017-11-21 02:02:56

Teams set 40-man rosters ahead of Rule 5 Draft

With only 40 spots on each organization's roster, there were some very tough decisions for teams to make this time of year as to which prospects to protect. The deadline to make those choices has come and gone. Some players were protected with a coveted 40-man spot, while the others will be exposed

MLB - 2017-11-21 02:53:17

Report: MLB looking at 20-second pitch clock for 2018

Jeff Curry / Reuters The topic of pace of play, and how to improve it, has been bouncing around Major League Baseball for some time. Entering 2017, a minor rule change was implemented allowing teams to intentionally walk batters without throwing the formerly-required pitches, among a few other alt

THESCORE - 2017-11-21 01:53:46

Oaks, Santana added to Dodgers' roster

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers added right-handed pitching prospects Trevor Oaks and Dennis Santana to their 40-man roster Monday to protect them from going to another club in next month's Rule 5 Draft. Major League clubs had until 5 p.m. PT to protect eligible players by adding them to the 40-man roste

MLB - 2017-11-21 03:35:50

Braves claim Dayton, acquire Ravin from Dodgers

ATLANTA -- Alex Anthopoulos' first two transactions as the Braves' general manager were influenced by the familiarity he gained with the Dodgers' bullpen as he spent the past two years serving as Los Angeles' vice president of baseball operations. The Braves claimed left-handed reliever Grant Dayton

MLB - 2017-11-21 04:15:48

Top prospect De La Cruz put on 40-man roster

CHICAGO -- Ahead of Monday's 7 p.m. CT deadline to protect players from next month's Rule 5 Draft, the Cubs selected the contracts of right-handers Adbert Alzolay and Oscar De La Cruz plus infielder David Bote, and added them to their 40-man roster. Outfielder Jacob Hannemann also cleared waivers an

MLB - 2017-11-21 01:30:58

Yankees add money ahead of potential Ohtani posting

Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports The New York Yankees received $250,000 in international pool money in their Marlins deal, moving them into a virtual tie with the Rangers atop the international money standings and perhaps enhancing their chances at Japanese League star Shohei Ohtani. The Yankees are

FANRAGSPORTS.COM - 2017-11-21 14:19:10

Bridich not afraid to take risks for rising Rockies

It's no secret that the Rockies would like to find a way to re-sign free-agent closer Greg Holland and catcher Jonathan Lucroy to multi-year deals. They wouldn't hesitate to bring back reliever Pat Neshek, and if outfielder Carlos Gonzalez would be interested in a one-year deal to rebuild his market

MLB - 2017-11-21 00:00:53

Mariners keep roster at 36 for Rule 5 Draft

The Mariners will have a number of outfielders eligible for next month's Rule 5 Draft, including Ian Miller. (MiLB.com) SEATTLE -- The deadline to protect eligible players from next month's Rule 5 draft passed on Monday with the Mariners not adding anyone in their system to the 40-man roster, leavin

MLB - 2017-11-21 02:17:58

Honeywell, Bauers added to 40-man roster

ST. PETERSBURG -- Brent Honeywell and Jake Bauers highlighted the group of players added to the Rays' 40-man roster on Monday. The Rays had to add the players to the 40-man roster before Monday's 8 p.m. ET deadline, which kept them from being eligible for the Rule 5 Draft at December's Winter Meetin

MLB - 2017-11-21 01:55:50

Yanks get King, bonus money from Marlins

The Yankees acquired Minor League right-hander Michael King along with international bonus pool money from the Marlins on Monday, in exchange for infielder Garrett Cooper and left-hander Caleb Smith. Per MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo, the bonus pool amount involved in the trade is $250,000. The added mone

MLB - 2017-11-21 02:52:41

From Bam-Bam to Bleepin' Boone: Who will be Yankees' next manager?

If Rob Thomson had had just one big hit in a New York Yankees World Series game, he would seem a shoo-in to be the next manager of the team. Thomson checks all the boxes for what GM Brian Cashman is looking for: He's known as an excellent communicator, is a believer in analytics and has a much more

ESPN - 2017-11-21 12:30:21