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Carlos Beltran Lost His Best Asset: Credibility

With no official punishment from M.L.B. for his role in the Astros’ cheating scandal, Beltran could have continued as the Mets’ manager. But his reputation had sustained too much damage. → Read More

After Painful Divorces for Red Sox and Astros, Will the Mets Follow Suit?

Boston and Houston fired their managers over their roles in a cheating scandal. Carlos Beltran’s involvement gives his new employer a difficult decision. → Read More

Yankees’ Domingo German Suspended 81 Games for Domestic Violence

The suspension includes 18 games German missed in 2019 while M.L.B. conducted an investigation, so he will be out for the first 63 games of 2020. → Read More

Quiz: The 2019 Christmas Baseball Trivia Extravaganza

This test is not for the faint of heart, or the casual fan. See how your knowledge of the sport holds up in Tyler Kepner’s third annual baseball holiday quiz. → Read More

Quiz: The 2019 Baseball Trivia Extravaganza

This test is not for the faint of heart, or the casual fan. See how your knowledge of the sport holds up in Tyler Kepner’s third annual baseball holiday quiz. → Read More

M.L.B. Sends Message: Pitchers, Not Baseballs, Must Adapt

Home runs are up and pitchers are grumbling but baseball said a study of its seemingly supercharged baseballs had led them to conclude they did not need to change a thing. → Read More

The Biggest Winner of the Winter Meetings? Scott Boras

The high-profile agent negotiated three deals in three days worth a combined $814 million, part of a free-agent market that is much hotter than it was the last two years. → Read More

The Astros Investigation Is Making the Off-Season Awkward for Everyone

As executives and managers gathered for baseball’s winter meetings this week, the sprawling inquiry into allegations of electronic sign stealing has led to plenty of uncomfortable questions. → Read More

Marvin Miller Adds a Missing Piece of Baseball’s Story to the Hall of Fame

Though he wanted no part of the Hall, Miller has finally been recognized for showing players what they were truly worth. → Read More

Gerrit Cole, the Yankees and the Value of the Long Game

Brian Cashman drafted Cole, and lost him. Tried to trade for him, and lost out again. Now, in free agency, is he finally in position to get his man? → Read More

Baseball Free Agency: Power Starts Shifting Back to Players

Two big deals were reached on Wednesday, part of a pattern that suggested a substantial change from the quiet market of recent winters. → Read More

In Astros Inquiry, Rob Manfred Raises Possibility of Big Penalties

The M.L.B. commissioner signaled that the Houston Astros could be subject to serious penalties if they were found to have electronically stolen signs. → Read More

Derek Jeter and Co.: The 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

Jeter could follow Mariano Rivera as the second unanimous inductee in January, but the rest of the candidates may have more trouble getting into Cooperstown quickly. → Read More

He Won the World Series? Anthony Rendon Is Still Nonchalant

The game comes naturally to a low-key Nationals superstar. → Read More

Stephen Strasburg Rewards Nationals for Their Trust

The Nationals drafted him first over all in 2009 and once kept him out of the playoffs to protect his arm, all because they believed there would be games like Tuesday night’s. → Read More

On These Astros, Who Isn’t the M.V.P.?

Bottomless depth has lifted Houston to three straight road victories and put it on the cusp of its second World Series title. → Read More

Max Scherzer’s Neck Pain Gives Nationals’ Joe Ross a Surprise Start

Scherzer, one of the most durable pitchers in baseball, woke up with extreme discomfort on Sunday, forcing the Nationals to use Ross as their starter in his stead. → Read More

Zack Greinke Lays the Foundation for an Astros Comeback

Greinke battled the Nationals for nearly five innings to help Houston avoid a three-game deficit, giving the Astros new life in Washington. → Read More

Down Two, the Astros Retain Their Confidence

“Not a lot of teams win 107 games a year,” Carlos Correa said. “This is a special team; this is not just a random team.” → Read More

Passed Over by Cubs, Joe Girardi Will Manage the Phillies

David Ross heads to Chicago, and San Diego picks Jayce Tingler. The Mets? They’re still shopping. → Read More