1. MLB Position Power Rankings 2018: B/R's Top 30 Starting Pitchers

    After last season's offensive explosion, having reliable starting pitching has become even more vital in the hunt for a World Series title...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. Power Ranking MLB's 10 Best Starting Rotations Entering 2018

    These are dark times for starting rotations in Major League Baseball. Starters are going into the 2018 season knowing that last year was a nadir characterized by small workloads and way too many home runs ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. MLB Cy Young Award 2017: AL and NL Winners, Voting Results and Reaction

    The 2017 Cy Young recipients are both repeat winners, with Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians claiming honors in the American League and Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals taking home his second straight National League trophy...

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  4. Max Scherzer Wins 2017 NL Cy Young Award

    Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer 's reign as the best pitcher in the National League continued in 2017...

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  5. MLB Players Choice Awards 2017 Results: Winners and Reaction

    Baseball writers will announce the major award winners from 2017 starting next week, but MLB players handed out honors of their own at the Players Choice Awards on Wednesday night...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Final Top 80 Starting Pitchers of 2017

    After completing its tour around the infield at third base , Bleacher Report's final positional power rankings for the 2017 Major League Baseball season now heads to the mound to check in with the top starting pitchers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  7. Stephen Strasburg to Start vs. Cubs as Max Scherzer Recovers from Injury

    Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker announced Stephen Strasburg as his Game 1 starter for their National League Division Series matchup with the Chicago Cubs on Thursday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. Final 2017 MLB Awards Race Odds for MVP, Cy Young, ROY and More

    Game 162 is in the rearview , and the MLB postseason is upon us. As we plunge into baseball's annual October tournament —which kicks off Tuesday —let's check in ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 21,504 reads 0 comments

  9. Max Scherzer Comments on Status for Playoffs After Hamstring Injury

    Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer was forced to leave Saturday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a right hamstring cramp, per ESPN ...

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  10. MLB Sets Strikeout Record for 10th Consecutive Season

    Major League Baseball as a whole Wednesday recorded 242 strikeouts to up the league's total for the season to 39,168. The output from Wednesday pushed the season tally beyond the previous record of 38,982 set last season...

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  11. 2017 MLB Award Race Odds Updates with Just 1 Week to Go

    One would think 25 weeks would prove ample time to settle MLB 's major award races. Perhaps not. Heading into the season's final week, some of baseball's highest accolades remain up for grabs...

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  12. Cy Young Favorite Corey Kluber Has Taken over Best-Pitcher-in-Baseball Throne

    Attention all big league hitters and potential postseason foes: The Klubot is fully activated. After posting a 4...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 91,478 reads 0 comments

  13. MLB Metrics 101: Who Deserves MVP, Cy Young, ROY and More with 1 Month to Go?

    The arrival of September means Major League Baseball is just one step away from the postseason and only two steps away from awards season. Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101 series returns to address the latter...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 42,368 reads 0 comments

  14. Max Scherzer Joins Elite Group of Pitchers with 230+ Strikeouts in 25 Starts

    Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer collected 10 strikeouts in Monday's 11-2 victory over the Miami Marlins , boosting his record to 13-5 on the season...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 1,050 reads 0 comments

  15. Max Scherzer Placed on 10-Day DL with Neck Injury

    Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer was scratched from Friday's start against the San Diego Padres because of a neck injury, according to MASN's Mark Zuckerman ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 4,104 reads 0 comments

  16. Max Scherzer B/R Q&A: Ace Talks Juiced Ball, Robot Umps and Bryce Harper Scare

    Max Scherzer 's day job is being one of Major League Baseball's elite pitchers. Already with two Cy Youngs to his name, the Washington Nationals ace has found yet another gear in 2017...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 5,885 reads 0 comments

  17. Full MLB Award Predictions at the Three-Quarter Mark of the 2017 Season

    As recently as the All-Star break, Aaron Judge was a lock for the American League MVP and Clayton Kershaw was charging hard for his fourth National League Cy Young...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 62,265 reads 0 comments

  18. Max Scherzer, Jon Lester Hit First Career Home Runs on Same Day

    Something was in the air Tuesday night: home runs by MLB aces. First was Washington Nationals ace and reigning Cy Young winner Max Scherzer , who crushed a three-run home run against the Miami Marlins for his first career dinger ...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 9 months ago 316 reads 0 comments

  19. Max Scherzer Exits Nationals vs. Marlins Due to Neck Injury

    Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer had neck issues that caused him to leave Tuesday's game against the Miami Marlins early...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 months ago 3,383 reads 0 comments

  20. Max Scherzer Sets Wrong Kind of History Against Arizona Diamondbacks

    Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer got off to a historically bad start during Friday's outing against the Arizona Diamondbacks, becoming the fifth pitcher in MLB history to ...

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  21. MLB Midseason Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Starting Pitchers

    It's been an interesting year for starting pitching. While guys like Clayton Kershaw , Max Scherzer, Chris Sale and Corey Kluber remain the gold standard, there have been a number of out-of-nowhere performances as well...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 72,044 reads 0 comments

  22. Aaron Judge for MVP and Bleacher Report's 2017 Midseason MLB Awards

    Roll out the red carpet. Focus the cameras. Ready the Champagne. It's time for Bleacher Report's 2017 Midseason Major League Baseball Awards! There's no time like the All-Star break for such a venture, and there are candidates and categories aplenty..

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 91,073 reads 0 comments

  23. MLB All-Star Game 2017: Start Time, Ticket Info, Rosters for Midsummer Classic

    This year's MLB All-Star Game, on paper, has the potential to be a classic matchup. Two ace pitchers (Chris Sale and Max Scherzer ) who have been striking out at least 35 percent of the batters they face, per FanGraphs, are starting the game...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 10 months ago 610 reads 0 comments

  24. 2017 MLB All-Star Game Roster: Starting Pitchers and Lineup for AL and NL Squads

    The MLB All-Star Game has provided plenty of drama this century. In 2002, Torii Hunter robbed Barry Bonds of a home run, and the game finished in a 7-7 tie as both teams ran out of pitchers...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 10 months ago 10,025 reads 0 comments

  25. MLB All-Star Game 2017: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Schedule and More

    The 2017 MLB All-Star Game will take place on Tuesday, July 11 at 8 p.m. ET at Marlins Park in Miami. FOX will televise the Midsummer Classic, with coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 10 months ago 3,601 reads 0 comments