Sources: Cole to join Yankees for 9 years, $324M
What risk? With Gerrit Cole, the Yankees are now THE team to beat
The Yankees now have baseball's best pitcher and the Astros (and 28 other teams) do not. It was worth the $324 million gamble.
Yanks land Cole on record-setting deal for pitcher
Kurkjian: Cole to Yankees makes them the best team in baseball
Law: Evaluating Phillies' Gregorius deal, Giants' upgrades and Angels' money move
Philly banks on a bounce back, San Francisco places upside bets and watch out for an Angels club making room on the payroll.
Cracking the code: Why signing free agents is paying off like never before
Do free agents get worse when they sign with new teams? Turns out: Not anymore.
Which stars are on the Dodgers' winter meetings shopping list?
Aiming to win a World Series, L.A. needs only top-end roster solutions. Which high-end players will it pursue?
Winter Meetings Live: Cole signs, Boras delivers and more Day 2 rumors
This is your one-stop shop for free-agent signings, blockbuster trades and the latest rumors and buzz.
Winners and losers of Stephen Strasburg's $245 million return to Nationals
Washington brought back its ace at a record-setting price. Here's what it means for Strasburg, the Nats and the rest of the hot-stove market.
Passan: Strasburg deal makes it unlikely Nats re-sign Anthony Rendon
Late writer Nick Cafardo wins '20 Spink Award
Nick Cafardo, who began his career as a baseball columnist for the Boston Globe in 1989, will be honored posthumously with the Spink Award "for meritorious contributions to baseball writing." Cafardo, 62, died during spring training in February.
MILB president Pat O'Conner rebukes contraction plan
Minor league baseball's president delivered a blistering rebuke of a controversial plan to contract 42 teams, saying "no one's future is safe, unless all of your futures are safe."
Ted Simmons, Marvin Miller finally get their due with Hall of Fame election
Cardinals catching great, revolutionary union leader get recognition they've long deserved.
Catcher Ted Simmons, ex-exec. Marvin Miller elected to HOF
Former players' union executive Marvin Miller and catcher Ted Simmons were both elected into the Hall of Fame.
From players set to cash in to who might be part of a blockbuster trade, keep up with all the latest during the hot stove season.
Some intriguing players might change teams this offseason -- if the right deal comes along.
This winter's free-agent class offers the kind of aces contenders need, plus several solid hitters also worth top dollar.