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Source: Cease tops new bonus pool earners
White Sox's Dylan Cease will take home the most money out of all the players who qualify for the first-ever pre-arbitration bonus pool.[read more]

Contreras honored to succeed Molina with Cards
Catcher Willson Contreras, who signed a five-year, $87.5M contract with the Cardinals, said Friday "it's an honor" to succeed Yadier Molina, who spent 19 seasons in St. Louis.[read more]

SS Bogaerts joining Padres on 11-year contract
Xander Bogaerts is headed to San Diego on an 11-year contract, with sources confirming to ESPN that the Padres will pay the shortstop $280 million in the deal.[read more]

'I'm totally speechless': Inside the $1.6 billion spending spree that rocked MLB's winter meetings
With the hometown team at the center of the action, nine-figure deals became routine in San Diego. Here's why.[read more]

Free agency and trade grades: Biggest winter meeting signings
Whether it's a nine-figure free agent deal or a blockbuster trade, our experts are ready to weigh in.[read more]

How Xander Bogaerts fits the Padres, San Diego's projected lineup and why Red Sox Nation is so angry
The Padres have locked down the All-Star shortstop for a long time to come. What does he mean for their future?[read more]

'I have no words': Evaluators assess Masataka Yoshida's $90 million deal with Red Sox
Boston's hefty contract for a star Japanese outfielder sent shockwaves. We break down the surprise splurge.[read more]

Dodgers sign OF Heyward to a minor league deal
The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed former All-Star Jason Heyward to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training.[read more]

DeGrom says shared vision led to Rangers deal
Jacob deGrom said Thursday that he and the Rangers share the same vision: "Build something great, and win year in and year out."[read more]

Phils welcome Turner after finalizing $300M deal
Trea Turner talked about being reunited with Bryce Harper in his introductory news conference with the Philadelphia Phillies.[read more]