1. How MLB's Current Superstars Compare to Legends of the Past

    If we had any sense of fairness, we would only ever look at contemporary baseball superstars in their own light. It's not like great ballplayers come off an assembly line, after all...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 41,238 reads 120 comments

  2. Felix Hernandez vs. Corey Kluber: The Numbers Say Lots, but Not Everything

    The race for the American League Cy Young Award appears to be so tight it might force even the staunchest of baseball traditionalists to dig deep into the statistics that normally make them cringe...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 5 months ago 22,247 reads 73 comments

  3. Bleacher Report's Full 2014 MLB Awards Preview, Predictions

    As the baseball industry awaits the first big transaction of the offseason—sorry, Adam Lind for Marco Estrada doesn't exactly get the juices flowing—the focus shifts temporarily to another matter, the individual awards...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 62,386 reads 88 comments

  4. Cy Young 2014: Predictions and Analyzing Contenders for MLB Award

    The MLB postseason is just two series away from the World Series, but the regular-season awards are still being debated. One of the most coveted awards every season in both the National League and American League is the Cy Young Award...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 6 months ago 2,761 reads 0 comments

  5. Mariners' Felix Hernandez Posts American League's Lowest ERA Since 2000

    Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez finished the 2014 season with a 2.14 ERA, representing the best mark posted by an American League starter since Pedro Martinez's 1.74 ERA in 2000, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 6 months ago 2,598 reads 3 comments

  6. MLB Cy Young 2014: Breaking Down Leading Candidates for Prestigious Award

    The race for the American League and National League Cy Young Awards this season are absolutely fascinating heading down the home stretch...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 8,975 reads 16 comments

  7. Felix Hernandez vs. Corey Kluber: The AL Cy Young Race Is Closer Than You Think

    For most of the 2014 season, Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners has been the undisputed choice to win his second AL Cy Young Award...

    Luke Strickland Written by Luke Strickland about 6 months ago 6,976 reads 9 comments

  8. Can Clayton Kershaw, Felix Hernandez Be First All-Pitcher MVP Duo Since 1968?

    The last time it happened, it was so historic it literally changed the landscape of the sport. Now, 46 years later, it most certainly can happen again...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 7 months ago 12,063 reads 87 comments

  9. Felix Hernandez Proves He Will Avoid September Fade

    Felix Hernandez has put together an illustrious career as the ace of the Seattle Mariners for nearly a decade, with 2014 ranking as his best season yet. However, Hernandez has tended to stumble a bit as each year winds down, owning a career 3...

    Nathaniel Reeves Written by Nathaniel Reeves about 7 months ago 1,165 reads 3 comments

  10. Felix Hernandez Showcasing Why He Is the AL's Perfect Wild-Card Weapon

    The Seattle Mariners technically don't occupy a playoff spot at the moment, and they haven't been to the postseason since Ichiro Suzuki was busy winning American League Rookie of ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 15,463 reads 18 comments

  11. Robinson Cano Wins Back New York Hearts with Awesome Celebrity Hoops Showdown

    Robinson Cano left the New York Yankees to join the Seattle Mariners , but that didn't stop him from holding his joint charity event in Brooklyn with friend and former teammate CC Sabathia...

    Lance Fresh Written by Lance Fresh about 7 months ago 9,392 reads 9 comments

  12. Will Felix Hernandez Be the Latest to Steal AL MVP from Mike Trout?

    Mike Trout is 23 years old. He's playing in just his third full big league season. He couldn't love the '80s, because he never knew them. So it's probably unfair to say he's overdue for an MVP Award...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 11,194 reads 140 comments

  13. Can Felix Hernandez Win the AL MVP Award?

    The Seattle Mariners have been led into playoff contention by a historic season from Felix Hernandez , who is well on his way to winning the American League Cy Young Award. Hernandez owns a sub-2...

    Nathaniel Reeves Written by Nathaniel Reeves about 7 months ago 4,462 reads 10 comments

  14. Felix Hernandez's Historic Season Deserves Kershaw-Like Attention

    Felix Hernandez is having a historically good season, arguably the best of his 10-year career with the Seattle Mariners ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 20,120 reads 169 comments

  15. King Felix Hernandez Having a Season for the Ages

    If only one word could describe Felix Hernandez 's performance this season, it would be "dominant." As King Felix exited Monday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays , he ...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 8 months ago 2,890 reads 7 comments

  16. Mariners' Felix Hernandez Records 7+ IP & 2 Runs or Less in 14th Straight Outing

    Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez set a modern MLB record on Wednesday night by recording a 14th consecutive start with seven-plus innings pitched and two or fewer runs allowed, as reported by MLB...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 933 reads 0 comments

  17. Mariners' Felix Hernandez Records 13th Straight Start with 7+ IP, 2 Runs or Less

    Showcasing his usual dominant form, Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez set an American League record Friday, recording his 13th consecutive start with seven or more innings ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 2,140 reads 2 comments

  18. Your MLB Midseason Award Winners

    Before the second half of the Major League Baseball season gets underway following the All-Star break, a reflection of the first half of the season is in order...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 8 months ago 5,062 reads 28 comments

  19. 2014 MLB All-Star Game: Projecting Top AL and NL Performers After Rosters Reveal

    Do you like monstrous power at the plate? How about unhittable pitching with some of the nastiest stuff from some of the best hurlers in the game? Throw in a few hints of unbelievable ...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 9 months ago 815 reads 0 comments

  20. MLB All-Star Roster 2014: Breaking Down This Year's Most Deserving Players

    There are plenty of bubble players for the 2014 MLB All-Star rosters , but some have already locked up spots. These players are not only guaranteed All-Stars, but they're MVP and Cy Young candidates as well...

    David Daniels Written by David Daniels about 9 months ago 632 reads 0 comments

  21. Constructing MLB's Mount Rushmore of Active Starting Pitchers

    At the rate we keep coming up with ideas, it probably won't be long before the presidential faces on Mount Rushmore finally just get swapped out for athlete faces. I'd be cool with that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 17,682 reads 167 comments

  22. Felix Hernandez Is King of Consistency in MLB's Injury 'Epidemic' Era

    As ulnar collateral ligaments of professional pitchers continue to tear at an alarming rate, it's almost becoming easier to come up with a list of who hasn't had Tommy John (elbow reconstruction) surgery as opposed to who has...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 10 months ago 11,885 reads 39 comments

  23. Oakland A's: 5 Things to Look for in Series vs. Seattle Mariners

    The Oakland A’s deserve some much-needed home cooking, particularly after the grueling three-game series against the Boston Red Sox over the weekend...

    Nathaniel Jue Written by Nathaniel Jue about 11 months ago 250 reads 0 comments