1. Can Giants Breakout Star Matt Duffy Avoid the Dreaded Sophomore Slump?

    In real life, Matt Duffy came out of Long Beach, California. But in 2015, he might as well have come out of Nowhere, USA...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 hours ago 877 reads 0 comments

  2. MLB Stars Who'd Benefit the Most from NL Adopting the DH

    In what would be a major boon for aging sluggers like Jose Bautista, the designated hitter could soon be arriving in a National League city near you...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 12 hours ago 6,317 reads 44 comments

  3. Jacob Nottingham to Brewers: Latest Trade Details and Scouting Report

    On Friday, the Milwaukee Brewers announced they acquired catcher Jacob Nottingham in a trade with the Oakland Athletics . The Brewers also received minor league pitcher Bubba Derby in a deal that sent outfielder Khris Davis to Oakland...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 15 hours ago 4,461 reads 8 comments

  4. Khris Davis to Athletics: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Milwaukee Brewers announced Friday that they traded outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for catcher Jacob Nottingham and pitcher Bubba Derby, both of whom are prospects...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 16 hours ago 26,398 reads 48 comments

  5. Joe Mauer Comments on Impact of Concussions on Vision, Hitting, More

    Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer is no longer the superstar he once was, which he revealed can be blamed partly on lingering symptoms from a concussion he suffered in 2013...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 17 hours ago 6,616 reads 5 comments

  6. Jenrry Mejia Permanently Suspended by MLB: Latest Details and Reaction

    New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia received a permanent suspension from Major League Baseball on Friday after his third performance-enhancing drug violation...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 17 hours ago 239,795 reads 210 comments

  7. MLB, MLBPA to Debut New Protective Headgear for Pitchers at Spring Training

    Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have joined forces to develop a new hat that is designed to provide more protection for pitchers. According to William Weinbaum of ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 21 hours ago 38,446 reads 51 comments

  8. Matt Kemp Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Padres OF

    Sources told Baseball Essential's Robert Murray on Friday that the San Diego Padres have tried to trade outfielder Matt Kemp . Continue for updates. Kemp on the Block Friday, Feb...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 22 hours ago 9,159 reads 13 comments

  9. All 30 MLB Teams' Blueprint to a Perfect 2016 Spring Training

    For the most part, the MLB preseason is a time for established players to shake off the rust and the manager to decide who fills the handful of open spots on the 25-man roster...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 day ago 34,605 reads 67 comments

  10. 2015 Breakout MLB Stars Who Could Prove to Be 1-Year Wonders

    Breakout seasons in baseball come in all shapes and sizes, and they don't care about age or experience. Things click for different players at different times, whether it's a 20-something ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 day ago 30,706 reads 68 comments

  11. 'Contender or Pretender' for Every Fringe MLB Playoff Team Entering 2016

    Spring training is at long last in sight! Note the exclamation point. That's because everyone heads to Florida and Arizona with at least a modicum of optimism, and every fan is permitted to dream...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 day ago 17,271 reads 78 comments

  12. Bryce Harper Comments on Potential of Receiving $400 Million Contract

    At 23 years old, Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper is becoming the face of Major League Baseball. He's a three-time All-Star in just four seasons in the majors and is the reigning National League MVP after a campaign in which he hit ...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 1 day ago 88,528 reads 201 comments

  13. Jacob deGrom Comments on Potential Contract Extension with Mets

    Hard-hurling ace Jacob deGrom said he’d be willing to discuss a long-term deal with the New York Mets well before he becomes a free agent in 2020, according to Kevin Kernan of the New York Post ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 1 day ago 4,577 reads 26 comments

  14. Mike Moustakas, Royals Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    The Kansas City Royals announced that they've locked up another one of their core players, with third baseman Mike Moustakas agreeing to a new two-year deal. Jon Heyman of MLB Network first reported the deal, noting that it's worth $14...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 day ago 5,137 reads 7 comments

  15. Mariano Rivera to Receive Dedicated Plaque in Yankee Stadium's Monument Park

    Mariano Rivera helped the New York Yankees win five World Series, and many consider him to be the game’s greatest closer...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 1 day ago 843 reads 1 comments

  16. Giants SS Brandon Crawford Re-enacts Scene From His Days as a Young SF Fan

    Many moons ago, San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford was a fan of the team. On Thursday, the team shot a commercial that featured the 29-year-old standing in the same ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 day ago 39,520 reads 26 comments

  17. MLB Union Leader Tony Clark Comments on Amount of Unsigned Players

    Head of the Major League Baseball Players Association Tony Clark isn't pleased that there are a number of free agents still on the market with spring training just around the corner...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 days ago 6,216 reads 19 comments

  18. Alex Guerrero Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Dodgers 3B's Future

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have solid depth across the diamond, potentially leaving Alex Guerrero out of the mix for playing time and making him an intriguing trade chip for the team...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 days ago 18,675 reads 30 comments

  19. Ian Desmond: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Free-Agent SS

    Free-agent MLB shortstop Ian Desmond is reportedly drawing interest on the open market, as he prepares for the next phase of his career. Continue for updates. White Sox Among Teams Interested in Desmond Thursday, Feb...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 days ago 7,473 reads 27 comments

  20. Washington Nationals Honor Bryce Harper's Hair with Chia Pet Giveaway

    A year after teammate Jayson Werth received the unique honor , Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper is getting the Chia Pet treatment. Like Werth, Harper is known for, among other things, his hair...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 2 days ago 34,246 reads 21 comments

  21. Fenway Park Adds 140-Foot Snow Ramp to Stadium for Big Air Event

    Fenway Park was built for baseball games, but for the next couple of days, it's going to be put to use for a different sport as the offseason hits the stretch run. And the legendary Green Monster is going to be overshadowed in a big way...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 2 days ago 51,800 reads 34 comments

  22. MLB Predictions 2016: Projecting the Final Standings

    Thanks to the Toronto Blue Jays' relentless offense and the Chicago Cubs' incredible stable of talented young position players, those two teams are the kings of these 2016 MLB predictions...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 2 days ago 59,728 reads 215 comments

  23. Power Ranking All 30 MLB Starting Rotations Entering 2016 Spring Training

    Rejoice! Spring training is almost upon us, bringing to an end what has been a hectic offseason, one that saw a slew of starting pitchers change uniforms, whether via free agency or trade...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 days ago 53,931 reads 177 comments

  24. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Last-Minute Bargains as Spring Training Beckons

    1. Best Unemployed, Still-Available, Brother-Can-You-Spare-A-Job Free Agents To quote that great philosopher Cam Newton, “Show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 2 days ago 67,261 reads 36 comments

  25. Bleacher Report's 2016 Spring Training Preview for Dummies

    So long, Super Bowl. Hello, spring training and the dawn of a new Major League Baseball season. Are you ready? No, you say? Oh. Well, then. We'd better get you up to speed. Don't worry...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 days ago 31,661 reads 47 comments