These under-the-radar players could open some eyes during spring training and make some noise in the majors before the year is out.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed catcher Caleb Joseph to a one-year contract and placed right-hander Taijuan Walker on the 60-day injured list.
The Padres and Dodgers have bumper crops on the farm and the D-backs and Rockies have help on the way, while the Giants have their work cut out for them.
From big names with something to prove to young stars to get to know, here's what you'll want to keep an eye on during spring training.
Which of the decade's brightest stars will be remembered for outshining all rivals at the plate, on the mound or in the field?
Right-hander Ricky Nolasco and lefty Marc Rzepczynski have agreed to minor league contracts with the Arizona Diamondbacks and will report to big league spring training.
We're still waiting for this winter's big free agents to sign, but that didn't stop us from predicting which uniforms they'll be wearing in the Midsummer Classic. Who else makes our star-studded squads?
Everybody loves to be ahead of the curve in identifying the next up-and-coming stars. Here are some names to put on your watch list.
The Giants have acquired right-hander Jake Barrett from the Arizona Diamondbacks for cash.
The Padres have top prospect Fernando Tatis Jr., but how much young talent is behind him? And how does your team's prospect pool rate?
From washed-up stars to guys who've never lived up to their paychecks and one slugger who is out of baseball, we examine MLB's biggest money mistakes.
Spring training is almost here. Check out reporting dates for teams in Florida and Arizona, including the defending champion Red Sox.
With baseball enjoying a surge in young talent, we look at which up-and-comers should be part of the next wave.
Greg Holland, who had 3 saves and a 4.66 ERA in 56 appearances for St. Louis and Washington last season, has reached a one-year deal with Arizona, sources told ESPN.
Torey Lovullo, the 2017 NL manager of the year with the Diamondbacks, signed an extension with the team on Tuesday. Overall, he is 175-149 with Arizona.
Left-handed reliever T.J. McFarland and the Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to a one-year contract with a club option for 2020 to avoid salary arbitration on Wednesday.
Infielder Wilmer Flores and the Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized a one-year contract that guarantees $4.25 million.
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Wilmer Flores' deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks will give them a significant amount of versatility. He slugs well vs. LHP and can play first, second and third base. Arizona will move Jake Lamb from third to first following the Paul Goldschmidt trade, and their regular second baseman, Ketel Marte, could see some time in center field as well.
Infielder Wilmer Flores and the Diamondbacks have agreed on a one-year contract worth $4.25 million, league sources told ESPN. The deal includes a club option for the 2020 season.
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.
The Diamondbacks have avoided arbitration with six players, including starting pitcher Robbie Ray and third baseman Jake Lamb.
Catcher John Ryan Murphy and the Diamondbacks agreed to a one-year, $900,000 contract, a raise from his $558,000 salary last year.
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.
Halfway through the offseason, we look at which teams have gained ground, which have fallen back and what moves could be made to shift things further.
The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired left-hander Robby Scott from the Cincinnati Reds for cash, it was announced.