2021 Top 100 Prospects, Brought To You By Rapsodo — Baseball America's annual preseason Top 100 prospects ranking is here! — A lack of minor league season and scouting access in 2020 presented a challenging set of circumstances this year. Still, there was a bevy of new information …
Evan Petzold / Detroit Free Press: Where five Detroit Tigers prospects rank on Baseball America's Top 100 list
Dalton Johnson / NBCSports.com: A's prospect Soderstrom cracks Baseball America's Top 100
Dalton Johnson / MLB Baseball News, Scores …: Giants' Marco Luciano ranked No. 12 on Baseball America's new Top 100
Ely Sussman / Fish Stripes: 6 Marlins ranked on Baseball America 2021 preseason Top 100 prospects list
Eric Cole / Talking Chop: Ian Anderson, Cristian Pache crack Top 10 of Baseball America's Top 100 Prospects List
Brett Taylor Chicago Cubs / Bleacher Nation: Chicago Cubs Land Just Two Prospects in Baseball America's New Top 100
Buster Olney / ESPN:
The MLB teams with the most serious work still to do this offseason — I write this with great respect for my many friends who are Mets fans: It might be redundant to say they are irrational. It wasn't surprising, then, that within a few weeks of Steve Cohen being installed as the team's new owner …
Cavaliers expected to trade or release Kevin Porter Jr. after outburst: Sources — CLEVELAND — Cavaliers guard Kevin Porter Jr. is expected to be traded or released following an outburst Friday in the Cavs locker room, The Athletic has learned from several sources with direct knowledge of the events.
Jayson Stark / The Athletic:
Phillies make J.T. Realmuto 5-year, 9-figure offer — Amid signs that the free-agent market is finally beginning to awaken from its two-month hibernation, the Phillies have made a new nine-figure offer to free-agent catcher J.T. Realmuto. — According to an industry source familiar with the negotiations …
Anders Jorstad / Lookout Landing: Mariners Moose Tracks, 1/16/21: Noelvi Marte, Kurt Suzuki, and Corey Kluber
Corey Seidman / NBCSports.com: Source: Phillies offer J.T. Realmuto more than $100 million
Kyle / The WooderBoys: Phillies Make An Offer To J.T. Realmuto Below His Expected Market Value: 5/$100+ Million
Eagles set to interview Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels: Sources — Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is scheduled to fly to Florida for a Sunday meeting with Jeffrey Lurie as the Eagles continue their coaching search, The Athletic has learned.
Francisco Lindor, Michael Conforto among 8 New York Mets players to reach 1-year deals — NEW YORK — The New York Mets agreed to one-year contracts with eight players Friday to avoid salary arbitration, including shortstop Francisco Lindor, outfielder Michael Conforto and first baseman-outfielder Dominic Smith.
Ben Badler / Baseball America:
2020-21 MLB International Signings Tracker — 2020-21 International signing tracker — *Click each team to go directly to that team's outlook. — The 2020-21 international signing period opens today, a signing class that normally would have started on July 2, 2020 but moved back to Jan. 15, 2021.
Andrew Mearns / Pinstripe Alley: Yankees 2021 international prospects signing tracker
Matt Collins / Over the Monster: Miguel Bleis highlights Red Sox early international free agent class
David Gibson / Brew Crew Ball: Milwaukee Brewers to sign several prospects on the opening of the international signing period
Bryan Smith Chicago Cubs / Bleacher Nation: Cristian Hernandez Day Is Here: 2021 International Free Agency Officially Opens
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
MLB rule changes: League still discussing universal DH and expanded playoffs for 2021 season — PHOENIX — Major League Baseball, fearing that the pandemic could create havoc with their scheduling once again, is proposing the return of seven-inning doubleheaders and extra-inning games beginning …
Al Yellon / Bleed Cubbie Blue: The extra-inning placed runner and 7-inning doubleheaders are likely back for 2021
Patrick Reddington / Federal Baseball: How are Washington Nationals preparing for 2021 season with rules still up in the air?
Maddie Lee / MLB Baseball News, Scores …: Report: MLB proposes 7-inning double-headers and extra-innings rule in 2021
Brett Taylor Chicago Cubs / Bleacher Nation: The Runner-on-Second-Base Rule and 7-Inning Doubleheaders Are Expected to Return in 2021