The Rockies and right-handed reliever Adam Ottavino would rather not have gone through a disappointing performance in June. But the way Ottavino bounced back could be valuable information for his future.
The Cubs declined their 2015 club option on Kyuji Fujikawa Thursday, making the right-handed reliever a free agent.
Paul Goldschmidt headlines a group of five D-backs nominated for MLB.com's Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Awards that also includes Aaron Hill, Jake Lamb, A.J. Pollock and Miguel Montero.
Dan Haren surprised nobody on Thursday, picking up his $10 million player option for 2015, and he will return to the Dodgers' starting rotation.
Should a Fortune 500 company hire Brian Sabean as chief operating officer? Is Sergio Romo really gone? Is Brandon Crawford better than everybody realizes? How will Bruce Bochy look in bronze? What we learned about the Giants -- these issues and others -- during their circuitous yet fascinating route to their third World Series title in five seasons are addressed here.