1. Tigers' Clate Schmidt on Cancer Fight: "I'd Never Wish That Upon My Worst Enemy"

    Clemson University’s Clate Schmidt was at Turner Field in July 2015 to meet Chicago Cubs star Jon Lester—anxious to discuss the many things they had in common. Both are pitchers...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 3 months ago 32,807 reads 10 comments

  2. 2016 MLB Draft: Grades for Overall Team-by-Team Results

    The 2016 MLB draft concluded Saturday, and every team hopes its scouting paid off in the form of an impact prospect. The draft was a three-day process. The first and second rounds took place Thursday...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 3 months ago 11,068 reads 1 comments

  3. MLB Draft 2016: Teams with Best Overall Results and Grades

    Of the so-called four major professional sports leagues in the U.S., MLB 's draft is by far the hardest to assess. Even the best players won't make their big league debuts for two or three seasons...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 37,702 reads 10 comments

  4. 2016 MLB Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers of the Entire Draft

    Exactly 1,216 picks later, the 2016 Major League Baseball draft is over. We'll know how everyone made out in, oh, five years or so...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 162,103 reads 106 comments

  5. Ranking the 10 Biggest Steals of the 2016 MLB Draft

    Soon-to-be Hall of Fame catcher Mike Piazza wasn't drafted until the 62nd round of the 1988 MLB draft, when the Los Angeles Dodgers made him the 1,390th overall selection...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 3 months ago 71,172 reads 40 comments

  6. Ken Griffey Jr.'s Son Trey Selected by Seattle Mariners in 2016 MLB Draft

    The Seattle Mariners found a new way to honor Ken Griffey Jr., selecting the Hall of Famer's son, Trey Griffey, on the final day of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft. Per Greg Johns of MLB ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 99,842 reads 44 comments

  7. Torii Hunter Jr.: Prospect Profile for Los Angeles Angels' 23rd-Round Pick

    Player: Torii Hunter Jr. Position: OF DOB: June 7, 1995 (21 years old) Height/Weight: 6'2", 180 lbs Bats/Throws: R/R School: Notre Dame Previously Drafted: ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 1,633 reads 0 comments

  8. Jacob Heyward: Prospect Profile for San Francisco Giants' 18th-Round Pick

    Player: Jacob Heyward Position: OF DOB: August 1, 1995 (20 years old) Height/Weight: 6'2", 210 lbs Bats/Throws: R/R School: Miami Previously Drafted: ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 12,053 reads 10 comments

  9. 2017 MLB Mock Draft: Early Predictions for Top 1st-Round Baseball Prospects

    The process of stocking and building in Major League Baseball is a never-ending process. As the 2016 MLB Draft comes to a conclusion Saturday, the 2017 Draft is already in the works ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 3 months ago 16,181 reads 0 comments

  10. MLB Draft 2016: Live Day 3 Results, Highlights and Reaction

    Welcome to the third and final day of the 2016 MLB draft. The first 10 rounds and 316 selections are in the books after a busy first two days, but there are still 30 rounds to go before this year's amateur draft officially concludes...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 26,243 reads 14 comments

  11. 2016 MLB Draft Grades: Friday Results and Scores for Each Team

    The MLB draft is quite the different animal than its NBA and NFL counterparts. That isn't to say it's less entertaining or important...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 2,292 reads 0 comments

  12. 2016 MLB Draft Results: Easy-to-View Grades for Each Franchise

    Two days into the 2016 MLB draft, a handful of franchises must hope fortune will favor the bold. In a class lacking can't-miss phenoms, teams searching for difference-makers were forced to roll the dice and accept a substantial amount of risk...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 months ago 38,655 reads 19 comments

  13. MLB Draft 2016: Results, Grades and Top Steals for Rounds 1-3

    After an exciting first day, the MLB draft resumed on Friday with less firepower than Thursday. The third round kicked off Friday's fast-paced Day 2 of the draft, and there were ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 3 months ago 97,955 reads 36 comments

  14. Preston Palmeiro, Son of Former MLB Star Rafael, Drafted by Orioles

    The Baltimore Orioles selected Preston Palmeiro, the son of four-time MLB All-Star and 500-home run club member Rafael Palmeiro, in the seventh round of the MLB draft...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 6,349 reads 7 comments

  15. Preston Palmeiro: Prospect Profile for Baltimore Orioles' 7th-Round Pick

    Player: Preston Palmeiro Position: 1B DOB: Jan. 22, 1995 (21 years old) Height/Weight: 6'1", 190 lbs Bats/Throws: L/R School: NC State Previously Drafted: ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 2,631 reads 2 comments

  16. Cavan Biggio, Son of Former MLB Star Craig, Drafted by Blue Jays

    Cavan Biggio realized his dream of playing Major League Baseball after the Toronto Blue Jays drafted the Notre Dame star in the fifth round of the 2016 draft...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 8,619 reads 8 comments

  17. Cavan Biggio: Prospect Profile for Toronto Blue Jays' 5th-Round Pick

    Player: Cavan Biggio Position: 2B DOB: April 11, 1995 (21 years old) Height/Weight: 6'2", 185 lbs Bats/Throws: L/R School: Notre Dame Previously Drafted: ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 3,544 reads 1 comments

  18. MLB Draft 2016: Live Day 2 Results, Highlights and Reaction

    Welcome back to Bleacher Report's live coverage of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft. The first two rounds and 77 selections are in the books after a busy Thursday night, but there is plenty of big league-caliber talent still on the board...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 65,636 reads 12 comments

  19. 2016 MLB Draft Grades: Round 1 Results and Scores for Each Baseball Team

    The Philadelphia Phillies made sure talk about how unpredictable the 2016 MLB draft class was didn't go unwarranted by selecting Mickey Moniak with the first pick in Thursday's draft...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 5,918 reads 0 comments

  20. 2016 MLB Draft Results: Grades and Order Listing for Each Team Before Friday

    The MLB draft may not receive the same amount of national recognition and overall coverage as its NFL and NBA counterparts, but it is still important for franchises looking to build sustained winners...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 2,905 reads 0 comments

  21. 2016 MLB Draft: Future MLB Stars Still Available Entering Day 2

    With unpredictability comes great opportunity for franchises to find hidden gems late in the 2016 MLB draft. Some of the 77 players selected on Thursday night won't stick in the majors...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 months ago 7,390 reads 1 comments

  22. 2016 MLB Draft Grades: Best and Worst Picks from Thursday Results

    The MLB Draft is officially underway, and there was some top talent taken at the top. The Philadelphia Phillies may have taken the next transcending outfielder in baseball, while the Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox both drafted some steals...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 3 months ago 77,170 reads 25 comments

  23. 2016 MLB Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers of Day 1

    The MLB draft is always a combination of homework, guesswork and gut feeling. This year, with ample amateur talent available in the high school and college ranks but no consensus No...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 121,842 reads 67 comments

  24. MLB Draft 2016: Ranking the Biggest Steals of Day 1

    By the time 10 p.m. ET rolled around, three of the top five steals on Day 1 of the 2016 MLB draft—players taken lower than expected—were position players. A half-hour later, only one remained...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 3 months ago 93,382 reads 59 comments

  25. Bo Bichette, Son of Former MLB Star Dante, Drafted by Blue Jays

    The Toronto Blue Jays selected second baseman Bo Bichette, the son of four-time All-Star outfielder Dante Bichette, in the second round of Thursday night's MLB draft at No. 66 overall...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 4,023 reads 3 comments