Stephen A.: Almost no one in sports is worth 10-year deal
Stephen A. Smith has a problem with Manny Machado's 10-year deal with the Padres because he isn't a "box-office" player who can sell himself.
Buster's Buzz: Why Machado signing is a test for Padres ownership
San Diego made a surprising free-agent splash for the second consecutive winter. But can the Padres surround Manny Machado and Eric Hosmer with a championship-level roster?
What does Machado's deal mean for Harper?
Buster Olney sees Manny Machado's $300 million contract as a win for Bryce Harper's free agency.
Stanton glad to play meaningful games 'past May 7th'
Giancarlo Stanton says the biggest difference about coming to New York is playing meaningful games in May and that postseason success is what is driving him.
Possible ripple effects of Machado's deal for Bryce and baseball
Not only could Manny Machado's $300 million pact increase the price tag for Bryce Harper, it also could lead to even heftier free-agent hauls for Mookie Betts and Mike Trout in two years.
MLB starting pitcher tiers: New wave of aces rises above game's changes
Even with the rise of new tactics like the opener, old-school aces are leading the way.