1. Cubs Affirm Status as MLB Favorites with Impressive Sweep of Nationals

    They don't hand out trophies in early May. No one understands that truism better than the average Chicago Cubs fan. A 107-year-and-counting championship drought is bound to feature more than a few hot starts...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 16 days ago 64,943 reads 158 comments

  2. David Price Comments on Recent Struggles, Dustin Pedroia's Advice

    Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price said Sunday he is confident he will turn his season around. This comes after teammate Dustin Pedroia went up to Price before Boston's Sunday ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 16 days ago 7,295 reads 9 comments

  3. Andrelton Simmons Injury: Updates on Angels Shortstop's Thumb and Return

    Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons suffered a torn ligament in his left thumb Sunday during his team's game against the Tampa Bay Rays . He will require surgery, and it's uncertain when he will be able to return to action...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 16 days ago 1,631 reads 4 comments

  4. Cubs Become 2nd-Fastest Team to Reach +100 Run Differential

    With Saturday's 8-5 win over the Washington Nationals , the 2016 Chicago Cubs became the second-fastest major league team (since at least 1900) to reach a run differential of plus-100, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 17 days ago 10,789 reads 16 comments

  5. Kyle Lohse Signs Contract with Texas Rangers

    Free-agent starting pitcher Kyle Lohse threw for teams at UC Irvine on May 5, per MLB Network's Jon Heyman , and has found a new home.  Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 17 days ago 6,658 reads 3 comments

  6. David Price's Latest Dud Turns Slow Start with Red Sox into Real Concern

    The Boston Red Sox made a $217 million bet that David Price would be the ace they badly needed. And at first , it seemed like he would be...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 17 days ago 35,214 reads 53 comments

  7. Giants 2B Joe Panik Makes Insane Defensive Play in Win over Rockies

    Welcome to the highlight reel, Joe Panik. The San Francisco Giants second baseman made a circus play in the top of the 13th inning to help preserve a 1-1 tie with the Colorado Rockies on Saturday...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 17 days ago 23,694 reads 3 comments

  8. Drew Stubbs to Rangers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Veteran outfielder Drew Stubbs is reportedly heading back to the Texas Rangers after the sides reached an agreement on a major league deal Saturday. Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram passed along word of the signing...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 18 days ago 4,101 reads 5 comments

  9. Mike Moustakas Injury: Updates on Royals Star's Thumb and Return

    Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas was placed on the disabled list May 7 with a thumb injury after originally trying to play through the ailment. However, he is expected to return soon after being activated...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 18 days ago 5,283 reads 6 comments

  10. Ortiz Passes Sheffield to Join Top 25 of All-Time Home Runs List

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz hit the 510th home run of his career during Friday's 3-2 loss to the New York Yankees , passing former Yankee Gary Sheffield to take ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 18 days ago 2,496 reads 12 comments

  11. Jacoby Ellsbury Injury: Updates on Yankees Star's Hip and Return

    Jacoby Ellsbury 's injury woes have cropped up again as the New York Yankees star outfielder suffered a hip injury against the Boston Red Sox on May 6. However, he has been cleared to return to the lineup...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 18 days ago 5,500 reads 13 comments

  12. Mike Trout Trade Speculation Shot Down by Angels GM

    Don't expect the Los Angeles Angels to trade Mike Trout anytime soon, if ever. Angels general manager Billy Eppler said Friday that despite losing starting pitchers Garrett ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 18 days ago 9,272 reads 45 comments

  13. Nick Hundley Injury: Updates on Rockies Catcher's Oblique and Return

    Colorado Rockies catcher Nick Hundley will spend time on the disabled list with an oblique injury after being a late scratch from Thursday's game against the San Francisco Giants ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 18 days ago 770 reads 1 comments

  14. Rockies Set Franchise Record with 13 Runs in 1 Inning

    The Colorado Rockies set a franchise record for runs scored in an inning when they plated 13 during the fifth frame of Thursday's 17-7 win over the San Francisco Giants , per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 19 days ago 824 reads 0 comments

  15. Yasiel Puig Walks the 1,168-Foot-High Edge of CN Tower Before Facing Blue Jays

    Yasiel Puig was on top of the world Friday. Well, on top of the CN Tower in Toronto—which is pretty close...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 19 days ago 8,234 reads 2 comments

  16. CC Sabathia Injury: Updates on Yankees Star's Groin and Return

    Starting pitcher CC Sabathia was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a groin strain on May 6. However, he has been cleared to return. Continue for updates. Sabathia Active vs...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 19 days ago 5,320 reads 11 comments

  17. Garrett Richards' Tommy John Surgery Sends Angels Toward Another Lost Year

    Even with Garrett Richards atop their rotation, the Los Angeles Angels were in trouble. Their lineup wasn't deep enough, and neither was their starting rotation. But Richards was not just any other arm...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 19 days ago 6,194 reads 31 comments

  18. Andrew Heaney Injury: Updates on Angels SP's Elbow and Return

    Los Angeles Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney has started just one game this season, and a report Friday suggests his availability for the remainder of the 2016 campaign could be in jeopardy...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 19 days ago 4,948 reads 8 comments

  19. Garrett Richards Injury: Updates on Angels SP's Elbow and Recovery

    Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards will skip surgery on a UCL tear in his elbow but is out for the foreseeable future. He was placed on the 60-day disabled list on May 10...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 19 days ago 8,795 reads 17 comments

  20. Matt Harvey's Struggles Have Impact Beyond Present-Day Mets

    The New York Mets had every reason to plan on Matt Harvey being one of baseball's best pitchers this season. When healthy, he generally hasn't known how to be anything else...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 19 days ago 14,416 reads 27 comments

  21. Robinson Cano, Mariners Look Primed to End MLB's Longest Playoff Drought

    Many thought 2015 would be the year the Seattle Mariners finally snapped a postseason drought they'd been mired in since 2001. Those many turned out to be wrong. But now, it's looking like they're only going to be off by one year...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 19 days ago 10,480 reads 37 comments

  22. Tony La Russa Comments on Chip Hale's Future, State of Diamondbacks

    Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball officer Tony La Russa disputed a report that manager Chip Hale's job may be in jeopardy...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 19 days ago 3,497 reads 4 comments

  23. Tim Lincecum Comments on Hip Injury, Future in MLB, More

    Former San Francisco Giants pitcher and current free agent Tim Lincecum will try to prove to representatives from more than 20 MLB teams that his surgically repaired hip is healthy during a throwing session Friday, per MLB Network's Jon Heyman ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 19 days ago 15,228 reads 25 comments

  24. Aroldis Chapman Says He's Willing to Pitch for USA at 2017 WBC

    New York Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman said he would be willing to play for the United States in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Chapman told ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 19 days ago 2,022 reads 1 comments

  25. Matt Adams Injury: Updates on Cardinals 1B's Knee and Return

    St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams left Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies with a knee injury. However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 20 days ago 1,980 reads 0 comments