Even the best clubs -- yes, even the world champs -- have an Achilles' heel. Here are MLB's most glaring weaknesses, and what's being done, if anything, to address them.
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The World Series champion Boston Red Sox will visit the White House on Feb. 15 and will also visit the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center during the trip.
Nolan Arenado is expected to receive an arbitration-record $27 million deal from the Rockies, even though the two sides failed to reach a settlement Friday, sources told ESPN.
Boston's Mookie Betts, the AL MVP in 2018, will make $20 million next season, which sets a new arbitration-settlement standard for players with four or more years of service.
Knuckleballer Steven Wright and the Boston Red Sox agreed to a one-year contract for $1,375,000, a raise of $275,000, in a deal that avoided arbitration.
Bryce Harper and Manny Machado aren't the only big names still searching for the right fit. We examine who is available and their most likely landing spots.
As 2018 draws to its conclusion, we wanted to look back at the year in sports -- the best (and worst) teams, the results that surprised us most and...
The 2018 calendar year has been pretty incredible for sports fans.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani became an MLB sensation this season. But a century from now, will his debut be the most profound and lasting legacy of 2018?
Which team could put Manny Machado or Bryce Harper under its tree? Who has gotten the most done, and who bears watching?
The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a one-year contract with reliever Heath Hembree, avoiding salary arbitration.
William Weinbaum ESPN
As winter begins 12/21, Baseball-Reference.com shows only A.L. pitcher George Winter (Bos 1901-08 & Det ‘08) had that last name. 3 MLBers were named "Winters": Clarence (Bosox 1924), Jesse (Giants 1919-20 & Phils ‘21-23) & Matt (KC 1989).
The World Series champion Boston Red Sox owe $11.95 million in luxury tax for having baseball's top payroll.
Free-agent outfielder Gorkys Hernandez and the Boston Red Sox have reached agreement on a minor league contract.
The Red Sox say they will move MVP Mookie Betts out of the leadoff spot and down to No. 2 in the Boston lineup.
Boston outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. and Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia are traveling to London this week, six months ahead of the two-game series between the teams in the British capital.
The champion Boston Red Sox aren't looking to cut the biggest payroll in the big leagues.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Alex Cora said his plan is to switch Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi in the lineup in 2019, with Benintendi moving to the leadoff spot and Betts batting second. Makes sense. Betts hit .325 and slugged .714 with runners in scoring position, but finished with "just" 80 RBIs since the bottom of the Boston lineup wasn't getting on base. This arrangement should offer him more RBI opportunities.
One magical at-bat showed how Mookie Betts -- No. 14 on ESPN the Magazine's list of the most dominant athletes of the year -- morphed into an MVP.
The Cincinnati Reds have claimed left-hander Robby Scott off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.