1. MLB Metrics 101: Ranking MLB's 'Luckiest' Hitters of 2017

    Last week, the B/R MLB Metrics 101 took on hitters who've hit into extreme amounts of bad luck. Now it's time for a look at the other side of that coin. Hello and welcome back...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 44,585 reads 0 comments

  2. Mike Trout Is Better Than Ever, and No One Is Talking About It

    Mike Trout, already the best player in Major League Baseball, is now even better. You probably already knew that. If you didn't, you probably expected as much. He is Mike Trout, after all...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 71,979 reads 0 comments

  3. Bryce Harper Day-to-Day with Groin Injury Suffered vs. Diamondbacks

    Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper suffered a groin injury during Thursday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 6,780 reads 0 comments

  4. Ranking MLB's Top 50 Players, May Edition

    We're one calendar month into the 2017 season, which seems like as good a time as any to update our list of the top 50 MLB players...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 88,235 reads 0 comments

  5. Top 5 MLB ROY, MVP, and Cy Young Contenders for Each League After 1 Month

    Among other things, the first month of the 2017 MLB season being out of the way means that awards season is one step closer...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 70,360 reads 0 comments

  6. MLB Report Card Grades for All 30 Teams at the End of April

    April is drawing to a close, and the first round of MLB report cards are due. There's a ton of baseball left, meaning none of these grades are final...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 78,121 reads 0 comments

  7. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 4

    We are now three weeks into the 2017 MLB season, and teams are starting to show their true colors. Hot starts from the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks are looking more and more like the real deal as they continue to win games...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 108,998 reads 0 comments

  8. Bryce Harper Is Already Earning Back the Hype After Failed MVP Encore

    Have a night, Bryce Harper . In his first two at-bats Wednesday against the Atlanta Braves , Harper hit a solo home run and a grand slam. He finished 4-for-4 with three runs scored and five RBI...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 19,130 reads 0 comments

  9. Bryce Harper Fights Off the Sun, Makes No-Look Catch in RF vs. Marlins

    Bryce Harper is just showing off at this point. In the second inning of Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Miami Marlins, the Washington Nationals superstar made a no-look catch on a fly ball off J...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 20,831 reads 0 comments

  10. MLB Metrics 101: Full-Season Stat Projections for the Top 25 Players

    With the 2017 season underway, the best players in Major League Baseball have already set out to remind everyone that they are indeed the best players in baseball. That will be determined by their numbers in the end...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 46,483 reads 0 comments

  11. Bryce Harper Enters Record Books with Opening Day Home Run

    Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper collected just one hit in the club's 4-2 Opening Day victory over the Miami Marlins, but the one knock was a home run that got the team on the board for the first time this season...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 1,548 reads 0 comments

  12. Bleacher Report's MLB Experts Predict Each Major 2017 Award

    Opening Day is upon us at last. Which means, of course, it's time to skip the whole 162-game grind and cut straight to the awards. What's that? You actually want to watch the season play out? OK, fine...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 56,085 reads 0 comments

  13. MLB 2022: Who Will Be the Superstars of Baseball in 5 Years?

    The world will be a different place in 2022. Perhaps that's not a comforting thought, so here's one that is: At least Major League Baseball's pantheon of superstars shouldn't look too different...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 73,048 reads 0 comments

  14. Bleacher Report's Full 2017 MLB Season Preview and Predictions

    With Opening Day just around the corner, the time has come to pretend to know what the future holds for the 2017 Major League Baseball season. Yes, it's time to make predictions...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 139,862 reads 0 comments

  15. Buying or Selling MLB's Biggest Breakout Stars of Spring Training 2017

    Ah, spring training statistics, how you confound. On one hand, we know a strong exhibition showing can vanish once the games start to count...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 78,751 reads 0 comments

  16. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Corner Outfielders

    For the next installment in our preseason top 30 rankings series, we've decided to lump both corner outfield positions into one list...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 77,506 reads 0 comments

  17. Final Win-Loss Predictions for Every MLB Team in 2017

    Spring training is almost ready to give way to the regular season. Soon, it will be out with the fake games and in with the real ones. Want to know how those will pan out? You've come to the right place...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 153,308 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 9 months ago 48,923 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 111,168 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 11,017 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 39,323 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 10 months ago 61,452 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 10 months ago 78,603 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 10 months ago 111,543 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 10 months ago 21,925 reads 0 comments