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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 4 months ago 57,027 reads 0 comments

  7. Javier Baez Suffers Eye Injury vs. Brewers After OF Collision with Jason Heyward

    Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez was forced to leave Friday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers after colliding with teammate Jason Heyward. The Cubs announced Baez suffered a left eye contusion in the collision...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 16,887 reads 0 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training so Far

    The Chicago Cubs are the MLB champions and boast a galaxy of budding stars, but even they aren't immune to underwhelming spring performances...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 20,437 reads 0 comments

  9. Kyle Schwarber as 2017 Chicago Cubs Leadoff Man Brings More Problems Than Good

    Kyle Schwarber doesn't look like a typical leadoff hitter. As far as the Chicago Cubs seem to be concerned, that's the genius of it. Somebody needs to pump the brakes on this idea...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 34,250 reads 0 comments

  10. Ben Zobrist Wins 2016 World Series MVP Award

    Ben Zobrist has been named Most Valuable Player of the 2016 World Series while helping the Chicago Cubs secure their first title since 1908...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 12 months ago 36,975 reads 35 comments