1. 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 39,076 reads 0 comments

  2. Projecting MLB's 10 Most Dominant Rotations in 2020

    Which teams will have the most dominant starting rotations in 2017? Probably the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, Washington Nationals and New York Mets. Welp, that was easy...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 120,678 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 60,847 reads 0 comments

  4. MLB's 'Moneyball' Power Rankings 2017: Who Is Overpaying/Underpaying the Most?

    The Moneyball philosophy may not have resulted in a World Series title for the Oakland Athletics yet, but it undoubtedly has had an impact on the way MLB teams are assembled...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 179,532 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 111,183 reads 0 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox: MLB Player Comparisons for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski has raided the organization's farm system in the interest of winning now, including shipping away a bundle of top prospects to acquire ace Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox this winter...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 8,916 reads 0 comments

  7. Bleacher Report's 2017 MLB Award Predictions at Start of Spring Training

    Major League Baseball just started spring training. So, it's just a little bit early to start talking about who's going to win awards for this season. But just try to stop us...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 92,585 reads 0 comments

  8. Los Angeles Dodgers: 5 Key Questions That Need Answering in Spring Training

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are odds-on favorites to win a fifth straight National League West title. According to Baseball Prospectus , the PECOTA projection system pegged the Dodgers ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 7,429 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 4 months ago 58,557 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 79,461 reads 69 comments

  11. Clayton Kershaw Comes Up Small in the Biggest Start of His Life

    Clayton Kershaw 's worst postseason misadventures have mostly been tales of his having it and then losing it. In Game 6 of the National League Championship Series, he never had it...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 30,755 reads 161 comments

  12. Clayton Kershaw, Rich Hill Keep Hope Alive with Dodgers Teetering on NLCS Brink

    LOS ANGELES — Here they go again: The Los Angeles Dodgers, one loss away from clocking out for the final time in 2016, are handing the ball to Clayton Kershaw . Poor guy...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 7 months ago 59,091 reads 206 comments

  13. Will Dodgers Regret Not Unleashing Clayton Kershaw on Cubs in NLCS Game 5?

    You know that thing about momentum being the next day's starting pitcher? The Los Angeles Dodgers are about to put that to an interesting test...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 23,543 reads 101 comments

  14. Clayton Kershaw Saved from Another Year as Postseason Goat

    Chase Utley saved Clayton Kershaw from being the goat. Again. As far as the Los Angeles Dodgers are concerned, there was a happy ending to Game 4 of their National League Division Series on Tuesday...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 28,768 reads 83 comments

  15. Clayton Kershaw Is Back, but Dodgers Ace Has Kinks to Work Out

    There was neither a red carpet nor a flourish of trumpets at Marlins Park on Friday night, but there might as well have been. For the mighty Clayton Kershaw had returned. ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 12,736 reads 29 comments

  16. Clayton Kershaw's Comeback Will Turn Resilient Dodgers into Elite NL Contender

    The Los Angeles Dodgers didn't merely tread water in Clayton Kershaw 's absence. They went full Michael Phelps and splashed into the lead...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 31,661 reads 116 comments

  17. Clayton Kershaw, Rich Hill on the Comeback Trail at Perfect Time for Dodgers

    Just when the Los Angeles Dodgers have finally caught up with the San Francisco Giants , their starting pitching has gone and quit on them. Clayton Kershaw and Rich Hill, that's your cue to come back and fix everything...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 19,542 reads 21 comments

  18. How Have the Dodgers Erased the SF Giants' Huge Lead Without Clayton Kershaw?

    A little after 1 p.m. Sunday, a Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher not named Clayton Kershaw took the mound. Fifteen minutes later, the Dodgers were down 5-0, and the pitcher not named Clayton Kershaw was done for the day...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 17,890 reads 42 comments

  19. Possible Clayton Kershaw Surgery Should Slam Brakes on Dodgers' Deadline Plans

    The Los Angeles Dodgers ' 2016 season is riding on Clayton Kershaw 's back. Literally. The 28-year-old ace left-hander landed on the 15-day disabled list June 30 with "mild disc herniation," per MLB...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 37,117 reads 61 comments

  20. Dodgers' Subpar Offense Poised to Waste Another Historic Kershaw Year

    Right now, the Los Angeles Dodgers ' focus is aimed intently at Clayton Kershaw 's lower back. Until the three-time Cy Young Award-winner and 2014 National League MVP returns from the disabled list, little else matters for the Dodgers...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 11 months ago 15,822 reads 39 comments

  21. Clayton Kershaw's Back Injury Casts Huge Question Mark over Dodgers' Season

    The hottest team in baseball is spending less than $14 million on a starting rotation that might turn Cleveland into the city of champions...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 11 months ago 21,141 reads 60 comments

  22. Clayton Kershaw Injury: Updates on Dodgers Star's Back and Return

    Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is suffering from a herniated disc in his back. He went on the disabled list June 30 but did not need surgery. He is ready to return to the mound...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 11 months ago 89,699 reads 117 comments

  23. Clayton Kershaw Can Grip 6 Baseballs in His Hand

    Clayton Kershaw is rolling through the 2016 season. The Los Angeles Dodgers ace has struck out 133 batters and walked just seven in his first 108 innings of work...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 11 months ago 12,740 reads 15 comments

  24. How Prep Phenom Clayton Kershaw Became an L.A. Dodger 10 Years Ago

    The kid was something special, all right. But the story of how Clayton Kershaw , a skinny stick-figured high schooler, landed with the Los Angeles Dodgers 10 years ago as the seventh ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 12 months ago 202,972 reads 89 comments

  25. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Minus Fanfare, Conforto Becoming Star Mets Need

    Got your graduation gifts all purchased? That time of year again…. 1. Big Apples, Monuments and The Millennial Men They are both 23, and each will play an enormous ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 12 months ago 19,099 reads 50 comments