Jeff Samardzija could go back to Chicago.

Winter Meetings Talk: Samardzija to Chicago?

News and notes from the first full day of the 2014 MLB Winter Meetings.

Nick Markakis heads to the NL East.

MLB Hot Stove Rumblings: Markakis to Atlanta

The MLB Hot Stove is heating up in advance of the annual Winter Meetings. We have a rundown on the news from December 3.

Scout Spotlight: America's Top Prospects

Scout Spotlight: America's Top Prospects

The ultimate search-and-sort football recruiting database is here! Get stats, video highlights, combine results, ratings, rankings, news, analysis and more—all easily searchable and sortable on desktop and mobile.

Braves agree to deal with Nick Markakis

Braves agree to deal with Nick Markakis

The Braves have their new right fielder with Nick Markakis primed to replace Jason Heyward.

Everth Cabrera is now a free agent.

Intriguing Names Included in MLB Non-Tenders

Tuesday evening was the deadline for MLB teams to tender contracts to their arbitration-eligible players. Those who weren't tendered contracts were granted free agency. We take a look at the top names who are now on the open market after being non-tendered.

Braves reportedly pushing hard for Markakis

Braves reportedly pushing hard for Markakis

Could the Braves replace Jason Heyward in right field with another Georgia boy?

Renato Nunez joins the A's roster.

A's Add Nunez, Drop Hassan from Roster

As we predicted, the Oakland A's added prospect Renato Nunez to the 40-man roster to protect him from the upcoming Rule 5 draft. To make room for Nunez on the roster, Oakland placed OF Alex Hassan on waivers. Hassan was then claimed by the Baltimore Orioles.

Alex Hassan at the Arizona Fall League in 2011.

A's Claim Hassan Off Waivers From Boston

The Oakland A's claimed outfielder Alex Hassan off of waivers from the Boston Red Sox, the team announced on Monday.

Francisco Liriano

No Takers on Qualifying Offers

Twelve players received one-year qualifying offers from their teams last week, and all 12 players rejected those offers (or signed elsewhere) on Monday.

Michael Cuddyer is likely to stay in Colorado.

Will Free Agents Bite on Qualfying Offers?

Monday was the deadline for Major League franchises to extend one-year qualifying offers to their impending free agents. Several players received offers. Which free agents will take the offers? We take a look.

Palmeiro: “I Think Championship Is Coming”

Palmeiro: “I Think Championship Is Coming”

During Friday evening’s reception and informal dinner for the 1985 Diamond Dog team, as well as members of many other squads over the years, Rafael Palmeiro graciously gave a few minutes to Bob Carskadon of MSU Media Relations, Michael Bonner of the Clarion Ledger, and Dawgs’ Bite.

Palmeiro’s Main MSU Memory: “Just Winning”

Palmeiro’s Main MSU Memory: “Just Winning”

Rafael Palmeiro has been back to campus several times since moving on from his all-star career as a Diamond Dog to a, well, an even longer and greater All-Star career in Major League Baseball. Usually though the Mississippi State great has kept the profile low so as to enjoy the trip.

Josh Stinson

Bucs sign Josh Stinson to minor league deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Josh Stinson on a minor league contract, which includes an invitation to Major League spring training in 2015.