Jeremy Hellickson, who went 8-11 with a 5.43 ERA last year in 30 starts for Philadelphia and Baltimore, has joined the Washington Nationals on a minor league contract, sources told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick.
Pedro Gomez reveals a discussion he had with a scout while watching Shohei Ohtani struggle against the Rockies, with the scout saying Ohtani's velocity went down in the second inning and he backed off when trouble came.
Shohei Ohtani was rocked for seven runs over 1⅓ innings in his second spring training start for the Angels as team skipper Mike Scioscia deflects questions on whether the two-way Japanese player start is guaranteed a regular season roster.
Ed Charles, the third baseman known as "The Glider" who helped lead the Miracle Mets to the 1969 World Series title with his veteran guidance and poetry, has died. He was 84.
The Houston Astros and reigning American League MVP Jose Altuve have agreed to a five-year, $151 million extension, a source confirmed to ESPN.
OTL's Friday Four breaks down Tiger's return to the leaderboard, the Orioles allowing young fans free admission to home games and the NCAA's decision to ban Butler's mascot from attending the tournament.