1. Yankees' Playoff Hopes Fading Fast After Crushing Walk-Off Loss to Red Sox

    Much like convenience-store lackey Dante Hicks in Kevin Smith's seminal 1994 film Clerks , the New York Yankees weren't even supposed to be here. They sold their veteran assets at the August 1 trade deadline and fixed their gaze on the future...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 12,336 reads 39 comments

  2. Josh Donaldson's Absence Has Blue Jays Spiraling to Uncertain Offseason Early

    Forget shoulders —the Toronto Blue Jays ' season rests squarely on Josh Donaldson's right hip. Donaldson underwent an MRI on Wednesday, per the Associated Press (h/t USA Today )...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 17,714 reads 36 comments

  3. Billy Butler to Yankees: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The New York Yankees reportedly added another bat to their roster for the stretch run Wednesday. Citing sources, Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball reported the Bronx Bombers signed Billy Butler to a deal...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 22,956 reads 17 comments

  4. Ben Cherington Named Blue Jays VP of Baseball Operations: Details, Reaction

    The Toronto Blue Jays announced the hiring of former Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington as their new vice president of baseball operations Wednesday. Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet received word from the team...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 5,942 reads 32 comments

  5. Aaron Judge Injury: Updates on Yankees OF's Oblique and Return

    New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge suffered an oblique strain in his team's 3-0 win Tuesday night over the Los Angeles Dodgers . He's been placed on the 15-day disabled list, per Jesse Spector of Sporting News...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 2,285 reads 1 comments

  6. Josh Donaldson Injury: Updates on Blue Jays Star's Hip and Return

    Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was dealing with a hip injury that caused him to miss three games; however, he is ready to return. Continue for updates. Donaldson Active vs...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 2,799 reads 3 comments

  7. David Price Starting to Become Clutch Ace at Crucial Time of Playoff Push

    The Boston Red Sox gave David Price ace money over the winter. Now, finally, after months of wobbling and hand-wringing, he's giving them ace results. Price wasn't awful in the first half...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 8,625 reads 24 comments

  8. Yankees' Gary Sanchez Makes Impressive Throw to 2nd Base from His Knees

    Gary Sanchez may have been on his knees, but it's the Tampa Bay Rays who were likely begging for mercy...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 9 months ago 9,396 reads 8 comments

  9. Yankees and Rays Play Rare Game with 3 Multi-Homer Performances

    The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays combined for an unusual feat in Thursday's game at Yankee Stadium, playing the first MLB contest all season that included multi -homer ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 9 months ago 615 reads 0 comments

  10. Time to Take the Upstart Yankees Seriously as Real Playoff Contenders

    Here come the New York Yankees . Seriously, they're in this thing. That seemed like an absurd notion when the Yankees went into full-blown sell mode just before the Aug...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 55,704 reads 95 comments

  11. Powerful Orioles Don't Need Elite Starting Pitching to Get to October

    A week ago, a popular view among American League East scouts was that the Baltimore Orioles were a lot more likely to finish fourth than first. They weren't catching the Toronto Blue Jays or Boston Red Sox ...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 17,958 reads 47 comments

  12. David Ortiz Comments on Donald Trump, His Legacy and More

    As David Ortiz approaches the end of his Hall of Fame-caliber career, the Boston Red Sox slugger made his feelings known regarding a number of subjects Tuesday, including presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments on Latinos...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 months ago 18,906 reads 12 comments

  13. Evan Longoria Injury: Updates on Rays Star's Hand and Return

    The Tampa Bay Rays announced Evan Longoria was suffering from right hand soreness when he exited Monday's game against the Baltimore Orioles , per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 2,136 reads 1 comments

  14. Yankees Phenom Gary Sanchez Keeps Wowing Fans and Setting Records

    Gary Sanchez of the New York Yankees has hit 11 home runs and is sporting a 1.239 OPS in 25 games this season. Watch as we break down the four best reasons why the rookie backstop is the next big thing in MLB ...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 9 months ago 8,957 reads 3 comments

  15. Yoan Moncada to Be Recalled from Double-A Portland by Red Sox

    The Boston Red Sox will recall their top prospect, second baseman Yoan Moncada, from Double-A on Friday, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal on Wednesday. The 21-year-old isn't just the Red Sox's No...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 months ago 21,412 reads 41 comments

  16. Jose Bautista Bat Flip Honored in Massive Corn Maze

    Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista produced an all-time great bat flip during Game 5 of the 2015 American League Division Series against the Texas Rangers ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 9 months ago 1,862 reads 4 comments

  17. Yoan Moncada Could Provide Red Sox with Spark Lost in Andrew Benintendi Injury

    The day the Baltimore Orioles first called up Manny Machado , they were in a three-way tie for the American League wild-card lead, and third base was a problem...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 21,528 reads 44 comments

  18. Ortiz Ties Jimmie Foxx for 18th on All-Time Home Runs List

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz moved up another notch on the all-time home run list in Sunday's 10-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals , joining former Red Sox slugger ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 9 months ago 468 reads 0 comments

  19. Flamethrower Kevin Gausman Must Thrive as Ace for Orioles to Reach Postseason

    The Baltimore Orioles ' starting rotation is a mess bordering on a full-blown garbage fire. That's no secret, and it's certainly not hyperbole. Kevin Gausman to the rescue? That sentence contains a question mark for good reason...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 13,420 reads 12 comments

  20. Dustin Pedroia Has Become Forgotten Star in Red Sox's Booming Offense

    We've talked plenty about David Ortiz, for reasons that amount to "duh." We've talked about Mookie Betts, who's an MVP candidate . We've had good things to say about Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 24,472 reads 44 comments

  21. Gary Sanchez Has 2nd-Most Hits Through 1st 22 Games in Yankees History

    Fact: New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez went 3-for-5 on Friday, and hit his 10th home run of the season. Joe DiMaggio (39) is the only Yankee ever to have more hits through his first 22 career games than Sanchez (31)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 9 months ago 8,276 reads 5 comments

  22. A Hot Josh Donaldson Could Give Blue Jays the Playoff-Race Edge

    With a good September, the Toronto Blue Jays could repeat as American League East champions. With a good September, Josh Donaldson could repeat, too...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 12,153 reads 21 comments

  23. Gary Sanchez Becomes 3rd-Fastest Player to Hit 10 Career Home Runs

    New York Yankees rookie Gary Sanchez became the third-fastest player in Major League Baseball history to hit 10 career home runs with a two-run shot in the bottom of the fifth inning during Friday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 months ago 6,288 reads 3 comments

  24. Adam Jones Injury: Updates on Orioles Star's Hamstring and Return

    Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones suffered a strained hamstring against the New York Yankees on Aug. 26 when he pulled up at first base after a leadoff groundout in the first inning ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 2,198 reads 1 comments

  25. How Dangerous Is AL East's Red Sox-Blue Jays-Orioles Trio?

    The American League East doesn't get enough respect. Stop yelling back at your computer (or phone or iPad) for a minute and work with me on this. You've heard plenty this summer about the Chicago Cubs, much of it deserved...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 35,312 reads 60 comments