Two of baseball's great hitters move toward remarkable batting records

It's turning into a historic September for Major League Baseball. Two of the game's great hitters, Aaron Judge and Albert Pujols, are moving toward remarkable batting records. Judge hit his 61st...

Is MLB's pitch clock good for the game, or bad for tradition?

Just about everybody agrees: Baseball games are too long. But they don't necessarily agree on what to do about it.  Major League Baseball last week approved sweeping new rules that will go into...

Julio Rodriguez extension with Mariners

Star outfielder Julio Rodríguez is finalizing a long-term deal with the Mariners, a source told's Jesse Sanchez on Friday. The deal, which includes player and team options, is expected to...

Source - San Diego Padres get Milwaukee Brewers closer Josh Hader in trade, send out closer Taylor Rogers

The Padres have acquired closer Josh Hader in a trade with the Brewers that sends Taylor Rogers and three other players to Milwaukee, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Padres To Acquire Josh Hader

In a stunning blockbuster, the Padres have agreed to acquire All-Star closer Josh Hader from the Brewers, reports Jeff Passan …

Seattle Mariners finalizing deal with Cincinnati Reds for Luis Castillo, sources say

The Mariners are finalizing a deal for star pitcher Luis Castillo of the Reds, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan Friday night. Three minor leaguers -- Noelvi Marte, Levi Stoudt, Edwin Arroyo --...

BREAKING: Mariners get their man, acquire RHP Luis Castillo from the Reds

Oh, you thought it was a sleepy Friday evening, with gosh-darn Justin Verlander slicing up the Mariners? That’s all you expected today? Well, guess what: With one move, Jerry Dipoto has...

What Jeff Passan is hearing as the MLB trade deadline approaches -- pitching edition

Need an ace? You better be prepared to part with some top prospects. Here's the latest on the starters and relievers -- and a certain two-way star -- whose names will be mentioned most this week.

Dueling MLB mock draft -- Our experts select best possible teams of 2022 draft prospects

We asked Jeff Passan, David Schoenfield and Bradford Doolittle to take a crack at the first round of the draft. Who did draft expert Kiley McDaniel pick as the winner?

Dodgers To Sign Freddie Freeman

11:08pm: The Dodgers and Freeman are in agreement on a six-year, $162MM pact, report Kiley McDaniel and Jeff Passan of …

Giants move quickly in free agency, sign All-Star pitcher Carlos Rodon

The San Francisco Giants signed All-Star lefty Carlos Rodón to a two-year, $44 million deal in what should hopefully be the first major domino to fall in MLB free agency. The deal, according to...

Sources - MLB, union reach tentative agreement on new CBA, salvage 162-game season

MLB and the players' association reached a tentative agreement on a new CBA Thursday, ending the league's 99-day lockout and salvaging a 162-game season, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

MLB lockout updates: Rob Manfred announces Opening Day canceled with no deal made

Get MLB lockout updates from insiders including Bob Nightengale, Jeff Passan and Jon Heyman.

MLB rumors: Live updates from free-agent frenzy as Corey Seager, Max Scherzer, Robbie Ray find new homes

Right-handed reliever Daniel Hudson and the Los Angeles Dodgers are nearing an agreement on a one-year deal, sources tell ESPN. When completed, it’s expected to be for around $7 million.— Jeff...

Sources -- Corey Seager, Texas Rangers agree on 10-year, $325M deal

Free-agent shortstop Corey Seager and the Rangers have agreed to a 10-year, $325 million contract, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Sources - Corey Seager, Texas Rangers agree on 10-year, $325M deal

Free-agent shortstop Corey Seager and the Rangers have agreed to a 10-year, $325 million contract, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

MLB rumors: Live updates from free-agent frenzy as Max Scherzer, Robbie Ray sign; deal for Corey Seager soon?

#Rangers and Corey Seager are in agreement, source confirms @JeffPassan report. @MLB @MLBNetwork— Jon Morosi November 29, 2021 MLB rumors: Live updates from free-agent frenzy as Max Scherzer,...

Sources - New York Mets, Max Scherzer agree to three-year, $130 million contract

Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and the Mets have agreed to a three-year, $130 million contract, sources familiar with the situation told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

World Series 2021 - Jeff Passan answers 20 questions as Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros meet

As an unexpected Fall Classic matchup begins, here's what will decide which is this October's last team standing.

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