1. Slumping MLB Stars Who Need to Be Benched in 2017 Pennant Races

    The MLB season is long enough to let players work through slumps. Peaks and valleys, highs and lows —they're all inevitable. We're entering the stretch run, however, when every at-bat and miscue is magnified...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 66,361 reads 0 comments

  2. Chicago Cubs: 5 Stars Who Need to Step Up ASAP Before It's Too Late

    The Chicago Cubs are in first place in the National League Central entering play Friday. Other than that, not much has gone according to plan for the MLB champions. At 63-57, the Cubs have the worst record of any division leader in baseball...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 6,964 reads 0 comments

  3. Ben Zobrist Says MLB Needs Electronic Strike Zone After Game-Ending Call

    Count Chicago Cubs utility man Ben Zobrist among those who are ready for electronic strike zones calling strikes and balls in Major League Baseball. Umpire Mark Wegner punched Zobrist out on a pitch Jesse Rogers of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 21,607 reads 0 comments

  4. MLB Metrics 101: The 5 Teams That Regularly Dominate the Trade Deadline

    Making good deals during Major League Baseball's trade deadline season is no easy feat. Most of them either go bad or go nowhere. There are some teams, however, who've done well over the years...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 94,898 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB Metrics 101: The Most Brutal Blockbuster Trade Deadline Fails Since 2000

    The Major League Baseball trade deadline can make both dreams and nightmares come true, and there have been plenty of both in the new millennium. For anyone curious about the worst nightmares, Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101 is on the case...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 121,308 reads 0 comments

  6. Marwin Gonzalez Has Become the Best Bargain in MLB

    Joe Maddon would have loved Marwin Gonzalez . Any manager would, given what Gonzalez has done for the Houston Astros this season. Who wouldn't love a guy versatile enough to start games at five different positions and good enough that his 1...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 11 months ago 57,027 reads 0 comments