R.J. Anderson

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2024 Opening Day starter tracker: Sonny Gray, Jesús Luzardo, Dylan Cease, Pablo López, more get Game 1 honors

The Opening Day nod is a huge honor, even if it's just one game out of 162

MLB expansion: Weighing pros and cons as league considers adding at least two teams over next several years

Increasing the league to 32 teams could have vast implications to gameplay

José DeLeón, 1989 National League strikeout leader, dies at 63, per report

DeLeón pitched in parts of 13 big-league seasons

MLB free agent tracker: Cody Bellinger finally signs, but Blake Snell, Matt Chapman, more remain on market

It's been a slow crawl through MLB free agency this offseason

MLB expansion: What to know about plans, fees, possible locations, more as league looks to add two new teams

Commissioner Rob Manfred has said he wants the expansion plans in place before his terms ends in January 2029

MLBPA considering formal complaint over Twins executive's comments about free agency, per report

Executive chair Joe Pohlad said they were not going to 'spend $30 million on a player right now'

WATCH: Yankees' Juan Soto clobbers three-run home run in New York spring training debut

Soto's homer went an estimated 428 feet before bouncing off the outfield scoreboard

MLB rumors: Yankees name untouchable prospect; Enrique Hernández nearing deal; Juan Soto favorite emerges

Here's the latest from the MLB hot stove as spring training continues

MLBPA boss Tony Clark shuts down Rob Manfred's idea for offseason signing deadline: 'More damage to players'

Manfred has suggested a deadline as a way to speed up the offseason

What does Cody Bellinger's Cubs deal mean for remaining Boras Four? Four things to know in free agency reset

Blake Snell, Jordan Montgomery and Matt Chapman remain on the market

Kodai Senga injury update: Mets' ace shut down for three weeks with shoulder strain, will miss Opening Day

Senga was originally slated to be the Mets' Opening Day starter

Arkansas' Hagen Smith, potential first-round pick in '24 MLB Draft, strikes out 17 over six vs. Oregon State

Smith was ranked as the No. 22 prospect in the draft class by CBS Sports

MLBPA boss Tony Clark is just as confused about MLB's new uniforms as you are: 'Universal concern is the pant'

The new Nike uniforms, manufactured by Fanatics, have come with criticism from players and fans alike

R.J. Anderson joined CBS Sports in 2016. He previously wrote for Baseball Prospectus, where he contributed to five of the New York Times bestselling annuals. His work has also appeared in Newsweek and Baseball America, as well as on ESPN.com and Wired.com.

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