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Jose Quintana Is Most Underappreciated Star on MLB Offseason Market

It's hyperbole to call Jose Quintana the offseason's invisible ace.

At the very least, however, rumor-mongers and prospective suitors are treating Quintana as if he's blurry around the edges.

Rockies' Chad Bettis Announces He Had Surgery After Testicular Cancer Diagnosis

Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis released a statement through his agent Monday that said he was diagnosed with testicular cancer and had a testicle removed during surgery in November, per Jerry Crasnick of

The pitcher is expected to make a full recovery and will be ready to report to spring training in February, per Crasnick.

MLB Rumors: Trade Buzz on Jose Quintana, Clay Buchholz and More

Despite a flurry of activity at the winter meetings, Major League Baseball's offseason is far from over with all 30 teams still in search of ways to upgrade their rosters for a run at the World Series.

There are still a number of marquee free agents waiting to find the right deal for their liking, though the trade market has been the most active and engaging this winter. It's unlikely another player of Chris Sale's caliber will be dealt, but the well is still flush with water to fill those buckets. 

MLB Players in Worst Spots as 2016 Winter Meetings Dust Settles

Whether it was record-setting contracts for free-agent closers or blockbuster trades involving All-Star-caliber players and big-time prospects, there was plenty for the baseball world to get its hands around at last week's winter meetings. 

But every move a team made had far-reaching consequences.

Potential landing spots suddenly disappeared for some free agents, whether it was due to a team going in another direction or spending the bulk of its disposable income elsewhere.

Is Red Sox's Price-Sale-Porcello Trio a True Sustainable Super-Rotation?

In a discussion about just how good the Boston Red Sox's starting rotation is, there are two options: Going over it with a fine-tooth comb, or just buying into it as the greatest thing since the last greatest thing since sliced bread.

Given that the genesis of this discussion only began last week, it's oh-so-easy to choose Door No. 2. 

Impact MLB Deals That Will Still Go Down Before the New Year

The annual winter meetings provided the MLB world with plenty of excitement, but there's still work to be done this offseason.

Nationals Snagging Kenley Jansen Would Put Mets in Need of an Impact Move

Kenley Jansen spent the weekend getting married in Curacao, per's Michael Clair.

MLB Teams Quietly Having Strong 2016 Offseasons

Winter isn't only a time for trades and free-agent signings but a chance for speculation.

Attention is paid to those who write the biggest checks or complete the most notable deals. Teams can win by spending money or selling off prospects. It's not always a guarantee, though.

Smaller deals are made, and smaller-market teams receive less attention—and sometimes it's a combination of the two that ultimately pays the biggest dividends in an upcoming season.

They just don't get noticed until, at least, the season starts.

Danny Espinosa to Angels: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

The Washington Nationals continued their busy week Saturday, trading infielder Danny Espinosa to the Los Angeles Angels. 

Baseball America's Josh Norris first reported the news, which Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports confirmed.

Twins Prospect Yorman Landa Dies in Car Accident at Age 22

Minnesota Twins minor league pitcher Yorman Landa died early Saturday morning following an automobile accident in his native Venezuela. He was 22.


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