1. B/R's 2017 All-Spring Training Team with 1 Week to Go

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: Spring stats don't matter, except when they do. Every year, scalding exhibition performances evaporate like a desert mirage once the games start to count...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 months ago 48,877 reads 0 comments

  2. Bold Predictions for the 2017 MLB Season

    The baseball season is 162 games long, and so much that happens within each game is determined by luck. As a result, even the safest predictions for a given season can easily go awry...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 110,710 reads 0 comments

  3. Bryce Harper's Spring Power Surge Could Signal 2017 MLB Rebound

    Early spring training stats mean little, and early spring proclamations of improved health can sometimes mean even less...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 2 months ago 10,964 reads 0 comments

  4. B/R's 'Face of MLB' Rankings Entering the 2017 Season

    What does it mean to be the face of Major League Baseball? For starters, you have to play baseball and possess a face. Seriously, though, it's an intriguing question with many possible answers...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 39,066 reads 0 comments

  5. Spring Training 2017: Ranking All 6 MLB Divisions from Best to Worst

    If you like parity, this is a good time to be a baseball fan. Aside from a few unambiguous rebuilds, mostly in the National League, every team has at least a puncher's chance of playing into October...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 60,838 reads 0 comments

  6. Comparing MLB's New Generation of Young Megastars to Their Legendary Peers

    It's tempting to say we've never seen anything like the current crop of young stars in Major League Baseball. But the truth is, we have. This is baseball, after all. They've been playing the darn sport since around the dawn of time...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 78,446 reads 0 comments

  7. Ranking the Top 100 MLB Players at the Start of Spring Training Games

    With spring training in full swing, there's no time like the present to get caught up with the best players Major League Baseball has to offer for 2017. Or the best of the best, for that matter...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 111,162 reads 0 comments

  8. MLB's Best Comeback Stories of 2017 Spring Training

    Everyone loves a good comeback story. Whether it's Rocky Balboa or Robert Downey Jr., we like to watch a guy pick himself up off the mat and start swinging again — literally, metaphorically, whatever...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 21,853 reads 0 comments

  9. Scott Miller's Starting 9: 66 Reasons to Pay Attention to Spring Training

    So it was only last week, as I was walking near Bondi Beach just outside Sydney, when three college-age women strolled by, one of them wearing a Detroit Tigers cap. The Michigan native part of me couldn't help but stir...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 months ago 36,051 reads 0 comments

  10. Predicting MLB's 10 Most Exciting Teams to Watch in 2017

    From all the talk about how Major League Baseball needs to speed things up , you'd swear there wasn't any entertaining baseball to be found anymore. Baloney. I can think of at least 10 teams that are going to play fun and exciting baseball in 2017...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 58,545 reads 0 comments

  11. 10 Athletes Who Took an Unconventional Path to the Pros

    Some athletes were better off taking the road less traveled. Most players vying for a professional sports career follow the presented blueprint. Pick up a ball as soon as your hand-eye coordination allows it...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 7,857 reads 0 comments

  12. Ranking MLB's 25 Best Under 25 Entering the 2017 Season

    Mike Trout is no longer under the age of 25. Neither is Kris Bryant. This makes the race for Major League Baseball's best player under 25 a wide-open contest...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 85,623 reads 0 comments

  13. Bryce Harper Wears Wedding Suit Stitched with Engagement Photos

    Early in his promising career, Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper has fought " tired " MLB conventions. Off the field, he used his outside thinking to craft the perfect wedding suit...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 7,667 reads 1 comments

  14. Manny Machado vs. Bryce Harper: Who Really Deserves MLB's First $400M Deal?

    Major League Baseball already has a $300 million contract . Its first $400 million contract could come soon. Call it a hunch based on where Manny Machado and Bryce Harper are in their careers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 35,900 reads 148 comments

  15. Bryce Harper Marries Girlfriend Kayla Varner: Latest Details and Photos

    Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper married longtime girlfriend Kayla Varner over the weekend at the iconic San Diego Mormon Temple...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 95,148 reads 44 comments

  16. When Is Perfect Time to Trade Harper, Machado and Rest of Lauded '18 FA Class?

    The countdown to 2018 began a while back. Everyone in baseball could see it coming because the names were too big to ignore, the dollars too big to even imagine. Bryce Harper ...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 5 months ago 30,924 reads 19 comments

  17. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Bryce, Machado, Championship Coffee and Looking Ahead

    A free-agent storm is on the way, some big names can't find homes and some unintended victims of MLB 's new CBA... 1. Forecast Two Years From Now: Nuts Talk about attention deficit disorder...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 5 months ago 79,460 reads 69 comments

  18. 'God Bless America': Bryce Harper's $400M Price Tag Could Be an MLB Game-Changer

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Here the winter meetings are, smack in the Washington Nationals' backyard, and this might be where you can look out and see the end of the line for Bryce Harper in the nation's capital...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 6 months ago 57,263 reads 100 comments

  19. Bryce Harper Contract: Latest News, Rumors on OF's Negotiations with Nationals

    Although Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper is under team control for the next two seasons, speculation is already running rampant as to his future in the nation's capital beyond the 2018 campaign...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 160,362 reads 207 comments

  20. Bryce Harper Pays Homage to Harambe Ahead of NLDS Game 5

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper apparently had more than just Game 5 of the National League Divisional Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on his mind during Thursday's batting practice...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 7 months ago 45,811 reads 26 comments

  21. Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Wrist and Return

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper suffered a wrist injury on Sept. 25 against the Pittsburgh Pirates after an awkward slide into third base. However, he has been cleared to return to the lineup...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 2,894 reads 8 comments

  22. Bryce Harper Rocks Katie Ledecky Swim Cap as Nationals Clinch NL East

    The Washington Nationals clinched their third NL East title Saturday evening, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates , 6-1...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 8 months ago 7,217 reads 1 comments

  23. Bryce Harper, Nationals GM and Trainer Reportedly Meet to Discuss Injury Rumors

    Following a report that a shoulder injury has hampered Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper , the reigning NL MVP reportedly denied any issues in a closed-door meeting with management Tuesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 months ago 5,830 reads 9 comments

  24. After Years in Minors, Bryce's Brother Bryan Harper Still Waiting for MLB Shot

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Bryan Harper had entered a tie game to start the ninth inning for the Double-A Harrisburg Senators, and he was now in a bind—bases loaded, two outs...

    Hillel  Kuttler Written by Hillel Kuttler about 9 months ago 18,326 reads 5 comments

  25. Bryce Harper Ejected for Arguing Balls and Strikes, Slamming Helmet

    The Colorado Rockies and Washington Nationals played 11 innings Saturday, but Nationals star Bryce Harper was not around for the entire game...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 9 months ago 30,878 reads 21 comments