null Baseball Where will Giancarlo Stanton, the No. 1 subject of trade rumors, play in 2018? That's perhaps the greatest mystery of the offseason so far.The Marlins slugger seems likely to be traded as the team tries to shed salary amid yet another rebuild. Stanton's huge contract and full no-trade clause will certainly limit the market, but there's definitely plenty of interest in the NL MVP who led all of baseball will 59 home runs in 2017. FAGAN: Stanton has choice of uniforms until 2020 opt-out clauseWe'll keep track of all the latest news and trade rumors around Stanton, so check back often. Giancarlo Stanton trade rumorsRumor, Dec. 9: Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic backs up Jon Heyman's previous report, reporting a deal is done between the Marlins and the Yankees.Rumor, Dec. 9: Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that a deal has been reached between the Marlins and the Yankees to send Stanton to New York. This, of course, is subject to a physical, and Stanton's willingness to waive his no-trade clause. Mark Feinsand of .com is less certain that a deal is done, according to his sources. Related News The 15 worst free-agent signings of all time Rumor, Dec. 8: The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal was th[......]

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null null Baseball The Astros added much-needed veteran leadership Thursday, acquiring seven-time All Star Brian McCann in a trade with the Yankees and signing free-agent outfielder Josh Reddick.Welcome to Houston, Brian! 🤘 pic.twitter.com/yvIEXk8Vaq— Houston Astros (@astros) November 17, 2016Houston was expected to bid to retain the services of free-agent catcher Jason Castro, who hit only .210 last season. McCann, 32, brings a veteran presence to a young team, as well as more offensive pop. He hit .242/.335/.413 last season, with 20 home runs in 429 at-bats. RIVERA: Yankees looking dangerousHe became expendable following the emergence of slugging sensation Gary Sanchez. In exchange, the Yankees received pitching prospects Albert Abreu and Jorge Guzman. Abreu, 21, rated by .com as the Astros No. 7 prospect, is a right-hander whose fastball reaches the upper 90s. Guzman, 20, is a right-hander who struck out 54 hitters in 40 innings and had a 4.05 ERA in the Appalachian League last season.MORE: Altuve named SN's Player of the YearESPN reported the Yankees are chipping in $11 million ($5.5 million per year) of the $34 million McCann will make ov[......]

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