1. Giants' Flammable Bullpen Threatening to Dash San Francisco's Even-Year Hopes

    The late innings have become a minefield for the San Francisco Giants . On Monday, there was another explosion...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 days ago 6,995 reads 74 comments

  2. Cardinals in Good Shape to Keep MLB's Longest Active Playoff Streak Alive

    Peas and carrots. Kim Kardashian and attention. The St. Louis Cardinals and the postseason. Some things just go together. The Cards don't make the playoffs every year —but it sure seems like they do ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 11 days ago 11,484 reads 15 comments

  3. Jacob deGrom Injury Ends Mets' Hopes for Another Deep Postseason Run

    The injury bug has been trying to block the New York Mets from returning to the World Series in 2016. Credit the Mets for putting up a strong resistance. But the fight has finally been lost...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 13 days ago 46,392 reads 62 comments

  4. Reds Bullpen Sets Single-Season Record with 93 Home Runs Allowed

    The Cincinnati Reds set an unwanted MLB record in Friday's 9-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates , becoming the first team to surrender 93 or more home runs by relief pitchers in a single season, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 13 days ago 503 reads 1 comments

  5. Encarnacion Becomes 3rd Blue Jay with Multiple 40-Homer Seasons

    Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion hit his 40th home run of the season in Friday's 5-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels , joining Carlos Delgado and outfielder ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 13 days ago 766 reads 0 comments

  6. Cubs Justify the Hype with Easy NL Central Clinch, Now Comes the Hard Part

    It looked like a heck of a party at Wrigley Field, and why not? It's not every day the Chicago Cubs can spray some champagne. Hey, Chicago hadn't clinched a playoff spot in about 12 months, and that's a long time to go without a party...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 13 days ago 12,615 reads 29 comments

  7. Kenley Jansen Comments on Impending Free-Agency Decision, Dodgers

    Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen is set to hit free agency after his one-year, $10.65 million contract expires at the end of the 2016 season, per Spotrac ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 13 days ago 2,945 reads 3 comments

  8. David Price Receives Massive Shipment of Jordan Sneakers for Red Sox Teammates

    It's a good time to be playing for the Boston Red Sox . Not only is the squad sitting at the top of the American League East, but it'll soon be receiving a generous shipment of Jordans from teammate David Price ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 13 days ago 6,610 reads 0 comments

  9. 4 Reasons the Chicago Cubs Could Reverse the Curse in 2016 MLB Postseason

    The Chicago Cubs are heading to the postseason after clinching the NL Central title. Could they reverse the curse this year? Watch just how they could pull it off in the video above...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 14 days ago 2,149 reads 3 comments

  10. Cubs Clinch NL Central: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    The Chicago Cubs took a step toward ending their World Series drought Thursday night when they clinched the National League Central. The milestone came by virtue of the St...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 14 days ago 14,599 reads 46 comments

  11. 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 14 days ago 12,282 reads 39 comments

  12. Trevor Rosenthal Injury: Updates on Cardinals Pitcher's Shoulder and Return

    The St. Louis Cardinals received a boost to their bullpen with Thursday's return of Trevor Rosenthal . Rosenthal hadn't pitched for the Cardinals since July 24 because of shoulder and forearm injuries...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 14 days ago 1,165 reads 3 comments

  13. A.J. Preller Suspended: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction on Padres GM

    MLB suspended San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller on Thursday for 30 days, per Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal . ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 27,603 reads 44 comments

  14. Padres Reportedly Told Trainers to Hide Medical Information from MLB Database

    The San Diego Padres are in hot water with Major League Baseball because of their lack of medical disclosure regarding players on their roster. On Thursday, ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 15 days ago 23,078 reads 10 comments

  15. Jose Altuve Injury: Updates on Astros Star's Oblique and Return

    Second baseman Jose Altuve is the player who makes the Houston Astros offense go, but the team may be without its spark plug for a period of time after he had to leave Wednesday's game against the Texas Rangers with an oblique injury...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 15 days ago 1,817 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 15 days ago 17,590 reads 36 comments

  17. 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 15 days ago 22,765 reads 17 comments

  18. Fan Loses Tooth After Yasiel Puig Tosses Ball into Yankee Stadium Stands

    Los Angeles Dodgers fan Alyssa Gerharter likely won't soon forget her trek to Yankee Stadium this week...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 15 days ago 13,084 reads 9 comments

  19. 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 16 days ago 5,910 reads 32 comments

  20. 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 16 days ago 1,472 reads 1 comments

  21. Updated 2016 MLB Playoff Odds with 3 Weeks Remaining

    Roughly three weeks are left in the 2016 MLB regular season, and while the playoff picture is taking shape, there is still a lot to be decided before October. In the American League, 10 legitimate contenders remain...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 16 days ago 31,519 reads 43 comments

  22. Taijuan Walker Pitched His 1st Career Complete-Game Shutout Against the Angels

    Fact: Seattle Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker pitched a complete-game shutout against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, the first of his career...

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  23. Byron Buxton Finally Ready to Match Hype, Become MLB's Next Big Star

    Remember when touted young Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton was the butt of smarmy " Buston " jokes? Yeah. About that. It's too early to declare Buxton anything —boom, bust or in between...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 16 days ago 8,109 reads 7 comments

  24. Noah Syndergaard Is Back to Peak Dominance When Mets Need Him Most

    A New York Mets starting rotation that was supposed to be the mightiest force on this or any other planet has become battered, broken and badly in need of a hero. Enter Thor...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 16 days ago 8,413 reads 13 comments

  25. 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 17 days ago 2,346 reads 3 comments