Nationals' Bryce Harper Has Responded Well To HypeThe future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.
Yankees' Nick Swisher Reportedly Eyeing Jayson Werth-Like Deal This OffseasonYankees right fielder Nick Swisher loves playing for the Yankees, but it may take a good chunk of change for him to return to the Bronx in 2013.
Terry Collins: Mets' Focus Should Be On Baseball, Not 9/11 Cap ControversyBlame this loss on the hats. Mets manager Terry Collins did.
Werth Contract Startling - Even For BaseballEven those who don't follow baseball closely had to notice, if only because the figures were so startling. Jayson Werth is a decent enough outfielder, but giving him $126 million over seven years seems unfathomable.
Big Deals: Werth To Nationals, Gonzalez To Red SoxJayson Werth and the Washington Nationals got an early jump on baseball's winter meetings. The Boston Red Sox were busy, too, completing their trade for Adrian Gonzalez.
Sweeny Says: Werth The TripI barely unpacked my bags before the Nationals lifted the lid on these Winter Meetings, and boy did they get things going with a bang. Jayson Werth stays in the NL East, going to the Nationals for 7 years, $126 million dollars.
Jeter, Rivera Fail To Receive Arbitration From YankeesDerek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Manny Ramirez and Hideki Matsui failed to receive salary arbitration offers as one of the first deadlines of baseball's offseason passed.
Cliff Lee Taking Slow Approach To Free Agency"We're going to take it on of kind of a team-by-team, case-by-case basis. I don't expect Cliff to be flying all over the country," agent Darek Braunecker said.
New Offseason Rule Forces Yankees To Act FastBaseball's offseason market got busy even faster than usual Tuesday, with teams forced to make quick decisions on contract options as they prepare offers to a relatively weak free-agent class headed by Cliff Lee and Carl Crawford.
Derek Jeter, Cliff Lee On List Of 142 Free Agents Derek Jeter, Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth head a list of 142 players who have become free agents following the World Series.
Halladay, Phillies Push NLCS To Game 6Roy Halladay pitched through a groin pull, outdueling Tim Lincecum and keeping the Philadelphia Phillies alive in the NL championship series with a 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.