1. A Hot Josh Donaldson Could Give Blue Jays the Playoff Race Edge

    With a good September, the Toronto Blue Jays could repeat as American League East champions. With a good September, Josh Donaldson could repeat, too...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 hour ago 475 reads 0 comments

  2. Gary Sanchez Becomes 3rd-Fastest Player to Hit 10 Career Home Runs

    New York Yankees rookie Gary Sanchez became the third-fastest player in Major League Baseball history to hit 10 career home runs with a two-run shot in the bottom of the fifth inning during Friday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 hours ago 833 reads 1 comments

  3. Minor League Baseball Players Have Fun in Flooded Dugout During Rain Delay

    When life gives you a flooded dugout, you have a rain delay celebration. Or at least that's what players from the Indianapolis Indians and Louisville Bats did after their slated matchup on Friday was made virtually impossible by a bout of heavy rain...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 3 hours ago 969 reads 0 comments

  4. Adam Jones Injury: Updates on Orioles Star's Hamstring and Return

    Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones suffered a strained hamstring during Friday's game against the New York Yankees , and it is uncertain when he will be able to return to action...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 hours ago 782 reads 0 comments

  5. Massachusetts Farm Creates Nearly Hidden David Ortiz Image in Corn Maze

    It’s true— David Ortiz ’s likeness is in there. While it's difficult to see at first (or second) glance, the Boston Red Sox slugger is depicted in the Davis Mega Maze in Massachusetts...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 hours ago 27,507 reads 19 comments

  6. Indians 2B Jason Kipnis Pretends to Be Scared After Rougned Odor Slides into Him

    Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis wants no problems. After taking a hard (and clean) slide from Rougned Odor in Thursday's 9-0 loss to the Texas Rangers, Kipnis pretended to tremble in fear of a fight...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 hours ago 22,870 reads 5 comments

  7. Jeremy Jeffress Arrested: Latest Details, Comments on Rangers Pitcher

    Texas Rangers relief pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was arrested early Friday morning on a charge of driving while intoxicated in Dallas County. Rebecca Lopez of WFAA first reported the details...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 16 hours ago 8,119 reads 22 comments

  8. Top 2016 MLB Pennant Race X-Factors with 1 Month to Go

    For MLB teams in the thick of a pennant race, it's better to be healthy than good. Several squads competing for a postseason bid have suffered debilitating injuries over the season...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 18 hours ago 20,783 reads 46 comments

  9. MLB Team of the Week: Gary Sanchez, Bryce Harper and David Ortiz Star

    This is the final edition of Bleacher Report's MLB Team of the Week before September. That's significant. September means something in baseball. Pennant races suddenly become real...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 21 hours ago 11,656 reads 48 comments

  10. Matt Moore Loses No-Hitter in 9th Inning vs. Dodgers: Highlights and Reaction

    San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Moore fell one out short of throwing the first no-hitter of his career against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 24 hours ago 9,862 reads 48 comments

  11. Don't Forget About Max Scherzer in NL Cy Young Race

    If Max Scherzer 's American League Cy Young Award is beginning to feel lonely, it could soon have company. In the wasteland that is the National League Cy Young race without a fully functioning Clayton Kershaw, anyone could claim this year's award...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 day ago 10,108 reads 19 comments

  12. Max Scherzer Makes No-Look, Between-the-Legs Stop

    Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer didn't even need to look to prevent Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop from earning a hit in the fifth inning of Thursday's game at Nationals Park...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 day ago 3,577 reads 0 comments

  13. MLB Betting Preview: Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Odds, Analysis

    Two division leaders will clash at Chavez Ravine on Friday night when the Chicago Cubs visit the Los Angeles Dodgers in the opener of a key three-game series...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 1 day ago 1,956 reads 0 comments

  14. Jarrod Dyson Goes over the Wall and Robs Christian Yelich

    Miami Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich probably thought he had given his club a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning of Thursday evening's game against the Kansas City Royals ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 day ago 4,254 reads 0 comments

  15. Carlos Ruiz to Dodgers: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Thursday they traded catcher A.J. Ellis, minor league right-hander Tommy Bergjans and a player to be named later, or cash, to the Philadelphia Phillies for Carlos Ruiz...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 day ago 42,741 reads 90 comments

  16. Albert Pujols Passes Mark McGwire with 584th Career Home Run on Wednesday Night

    Fact: Albert Pujols hit his 584th career home run on Wednesday night, passing Mark McGwire for sole possession of 10th place on the all-time list...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 1 day ago 2,703 reads 5 comments

  17. Ranking the Top 25 MLB Prospects Likely to Be Promoted This September

    The July trade deadline and the August waiver period are not the only ways that teams can add to their rosters for the stretch run. September also brings an influx of new players when the active rosters expand from 25 to 40...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 day ago 8,308 reads 19 comments

  18. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 21 Buzz and Rumors

    A month ago, it looked like the defending World Series champions, the Kansas City Royals, were nothing more than an afterthought in the playoff picture...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 day ago 9,244 reads 16 comments

  19. How Dangerous Is AL East's Red Sox-Blue Jays-Orioles Trio?

    The American League East doesn't get enough respect. Stop yelling back at your computer (or phone or iPad) for a minute and work with me on this. You've heard plenty this summer about the Chicago Cubs, much of it deserved...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 2 days ago 33,297 reads 59 comments

  20. Should the Giants Be Worried About Suddenly Mortal Madison Bumgarner?

    The second half of the season has not been kind to the San Francisco Giants , to put it mildly. Since the All-Star break, they've gone 11-25 with a minus-29 run differential and watched a 6...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 days ago 21,045 reads 78 comments

  21. Gary Sanchez Looks Like True Franchise Cornerstone for Yankees' Next Golden Era

    New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez has been a revelation. That statement is supported by a heap of numbers, but let's start with a single figure: two...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 days ago 41,040 reads 127 comments

  22. Andrew Benintendi Injury: Updates on Red Sox OF's Knee and Return

    Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi was removed from his team's game on Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Rays with a knee injury and had to be helped from the field...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 days ago 16,361 reads 36 comments

  23. Yu Darvish Hits 1st Career Home Run

    When Cincinnati Reds starter Tim Adleman grooved a 1-2 pitch over the heart of the plate to Yu Darvish in the fifth inning of Wednesday's game at Great American Ball Park, he probably ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 2 days ago 9,705 reads 3 comments

  24. Katie Ledecky Hilariously Hands Medals to Bryce Harper Before 1st Pitch

    American swimmer Katie Ledecky brought home four gold medals and a silver from the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper received a firsthand look at her prizes Wednesday...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 2 days ago 273,317 reads 107 comments

  25. Madison Bumgarner Gave Up 5 ER to Dodgers on Tuesday, His Highest of the Season

    Fact: San Francisco Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner gave up five earned runs to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday, his highest total of the 2016 season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 3 days ago 1,937 reads 3 comments