Ken Rosenthal / Fox Sports:
Cardinals face tricky negotiation with Yadier Molina — The normal process for clubs trying to extend a player entering his free-agent year is to ask, “What would he be worth on the open market?” — With the Cardinals' Yadier Molina, it's not quite that simple.
Mike Sielski / Philly.com:
Phillies have one request for Quinn: stay healthy — CLEARWATER, Fla. - Throughout batting practice in the morning and the Phillies' 7-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays in the afternoon Monday, Roman Quinn wore a white compression sleeve on his right arm. He had practical reasons for doing so.
Reds' Anthony DeSclafani scratched from spring debut with elbow soreness — GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Reds right-hander Anthony DeSclafani has been scratched from his first Cactus League start of the year with a tenderness in his right elbow. — Reds manager Bryan Price said DeSclafani felt …
Jeff Passan / Yahoo Sports:
Sources: MLB seeking new ball with stickier cover so it can enforce foreign-substance rule — The pitch clock and new strike zone could have company among changes in Major League Baseball's near future. There may be a new ball, too. — Worry not, traditionalists. It's still round.
Brett Taylor / Bleacher Nation: Report: The Next Possible Change in Baseball is to the Baseball Itself
Evan Altman / Cubs Insider: The Rundown: Brett Anderson is a Stathead, Kyle Hendricks Feels Better than Ever, Fowler Making …
John KeimESPN / ESPN:
As tag deadline looms, Redskins' best option could be trading Kirk Cousins — The reality of the situation continues to be apparent: It's hard to see the marriage between Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins lasting beyond 2017. His price tag remains high; their love for him has a financial ceiling.
Ken Rosenthal / Fox Sports:
Rangers draw love, inspiration from coach Tony Beasley's health battle — Courtesy of Kelly Galvin, Texas Rangers — SURPRISE, Az. - A little more than a year ago, when the Texas Rangers met before their first full workout of spring training, third base coach Tony Beasley made a shocking announcement.
Discussion: Lone Star Ball
Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
Rangers expect Hamilton to have procedure on knee — SURPRISE, ARIZ. — Josh Hamilton is headed back to Houston to see his orthopedist, and the Texas Rangers expect that the former league MVP will have arthroscopic surgery Monday on his left knee. — Assistant general manager Mike Daly …
Rich CiminiESPN / ESPN:
Subtracting Sheldon Richardson would be addition for Jets' D-line — With free agency approaching (March 9), we're analyzing the biggest needs on the New York Jets' roster, examining possible upgrades: — Position: Defensive line — 2017 cap hits of top returnees: — Pending free agents: Mike Pennel (restricted).
Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:
David Wright Diagnosed With Shoulder Impingement — Mets third baseman David Wright will have to halt his throwing program after being diagnosed with a shoulder impingement, as Mike Puma of the New York Post was among those to report (Twitter links). Though it seems he's still able to swing …
Holly V. Hays / Indianapolis Star:
Colts defensive lineman David Parry arrested in Arizona — Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman David Parry was arrested over the weekend in Scottsdale, Arizona. — Parry, 24, was arrested just after 2:30 a.m. Saturday at an apartment complex in the 6900 block of East Osborn Road in Scottsdale …
Curtis Crabtree / ProFootballTalk: Report: Colts defensive tackle David Parry arrested
Jorge L. Ortiz / USA Today:
All eyes on Garrett Richards, in hopes stem cells stave off Tommy John surgery — TEMPE, Ariz. - Garrett Richards' first thought when he found out about his torn elbow ligament last May was to schedule Tommy John surgery as soon as possible. — It made sense, considering …
J.J. Cooper / Baseball America:
2017 World Baseball Classic Notebook — Ahead of the Curve — When it comes to being in midseason form, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and Cuba have a little-noticed advantage for the World Baseball Classic. They prepare differently. — In the United States, the training schedule is set …
Tyler Young / Camden Chat: An Orioles fan's guide to the World Baseball Classic
Levine: Jose Quintana Still In High Demand — By Bruce Levine- — GLENDALE, Ariz. — It may not be headline news given that no trade has taken place yet, but the demand for White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana appears to be as robust as ever a couple weeks into spring training.
Michael Bradburn / MLB Daily Dish: White Sox rumors: Yankees, Astros, Cardinals, Pirates interested in Jose Quintana
Doug Mittler / ESPN: MLB Rumor Central: Four teams still pursuing Jose Quintana?
Griffin Fuller / The Runner Sports: Jose Quintana Rumors Still Floating Around, Yankees Should Wait Though
Ryan Schoppe / Purple Row: Highlights from both of the Rockies games yesterday