1. Travis Shaw Becoming Star After Being Thrown in Spotlight by Sandoval Benching

    From the ashes of every tragedy, something good can arise. It's still too soon to call Pablo Sandoval's Boston Red Sox career a tragedy. But it's past time to call Travis Shaw something good...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 hours ago 772 reads 1 comments

  2. Clayton Kershaw Doing It All for Up-and-Down Dodgers

    Entering play Sunday, the Los Angeles Dodgers were in a free fall. They'd dropped six straight to the lowly Miami Marlins and punchless San Diego Padres . They'd slid a game below ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 hours ago 4,825 reads 41 comments

  3. LA Dodgers Use Popcorn in Their Running Man Challenge After Beating Padres

    We’ve seen many Running Man Challenges in recent weeks. But have we ever seen one with popcorn? After beating the San Diego Padres in a 1-0 battle on Sunday, the Los Angeles Dodgers turned up the tunes and got to dancing...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 hours ago 24,988 reads 30 comments

  4. Yankees Finish April with Fewest Runs in MLB for 1st Time in 32 Years

    The New York Yankees finished an abysmal first month from the batter's box by ranking last in the majors in runs scored during April for the first time since 1984, per Elias Sports Bureau ( via ESPN Stats & Info )...

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  5. Cecil Becomes 1st Relief Pitcher to Lose 5 Games in April

    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brett Cecil recently became the first player in MLB history to be credited with five losses as a relief pitcher during the month of April, per Elias Sports Bureau (h/t ESPN...

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  6. Story Finishes April with 17 Extra-Base Hits, Including 10 Home Runs

    Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story finished April with 17 extra-base hits, joining Joe DiMaggio (23 in May 1936) and Albert Pujols (17 in April 2001) as the only players since ...

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  7. Arizona Diamondbacks Players and Staff Read Mean Tweets Hating on New Uniforms

    The Arizona Diamondbacks turned heads this offseason when they unveiled some wild new uniforms as a part of their "evolution" process. As with any set of uniforms, fans had their opinions about the look...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 17 hours ago 59,035 reads 43 comments

  8. Reds 2B Brandon Phillips Makes Sick Behind-the-Back Flip, Celebrates with Dab

    The Cincinnati Reds may have traded away a handful of their top players over the past year-plus, but Brandon Phillips is still on the team...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 18 hours ago 919 reads 0 comments

  9. Biggest MLB Duds of April 2016, Position by Position

    Baseball's regular season might be a marathon and not a sprint, but it seemed like we blew through April in record time, doesn't it? The players in this list might disagree with that sentiment...

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  10. 'Buy or Sell' with MLB's Top April Rookie Performances of 2016

    First impressions are far from everything. No MLB rookie should start writing his Hall of Fame speech after one impressive month...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 22 hours ago 478 reads 0 comments

  11. David Ortiz, Red Sox Look Headed for 1 More Exciting Run Together

    David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox share a treasure trove of beautiful memories. Busting one of professional sports' most infamous championship droughts and then winning two more titles to boot will do that for you...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 day ago 9,694 reads 31 comments

  12. Giancarlo Stanton Blasts 462-Foot Home Run off Scoreboard vs. Brewers

    Giancarlo Stanton can hit the ball. Really hard. The Miami Marlins slugger knocked a 462-foot home run off Milwaukee Brewers starter Chase Anderson in the fourth inning of ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 1 day ago 34,952 reads 7 comments

  13. Arrieta's Home Scoreless Streak Ends at Wrigley-Record 52.2 Innings

    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta witnessed his home scoreless streak come to an end at 52...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 1 day ago 617 reads 0 comments

  14. David Ortiz, A-Rod Make Night Special for Young Red Sox Fan Whose Dad Died

    Most stories that come out of the Boston Red Sox - New York Yankees rivalry are adversarial. This one, however, is the opposite of that. On Friday night, superstars from both teams came together to help make the night of one young fan...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 day ago 10,051 reads 7 comments

  15. 5 Biggest Takeaways from April 2016's MLB Action

    The is-this-for-real conversation begins to happen after the first month of the Major League Baseball season like a young actor enjoying the first taste of celebrity...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 2 days ago 61,619 reads 128 comments

  16. Brewers Turn 7th Triple Play in Franchise History vs. the Marlins

    The Milwaukee Brewers might have taken the 6-3 loss to the Miami Marlins on Friday night, but it was an historically noteworthy night at Miller Park...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 days ago 13,658 reads 4 comments

  17. Michael Conforto, Yoenis Cespedes Fueling Explosive Mets' Streak Up NL East

    Yoenis Cespedes gets the attention, as he should. But the New York Mets ' 12-run third inning got going Friday night when Michael Conforto doubled home the game's first run. Cespedes' recent power surge has made the Mets look unbeatable...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 2 days ago 9,369 reads 73 comments

  18. Adam Conley Pulled 4 Outs from Pitching No-Hitter vs. Brewers

    Miami Marlins pitcher Adam Conley was four outs away from a no-hitter in just his 16th career start. But with Conley's pitch count at 116, manager Don Mattingly opted to protect ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 days ago 5,543 reads 9 comments

  19. Bryce Harper Comments on Dee Gordon's Suspension, PEDs, More

    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper was the 2015 National League MVP, but he missed out on the batting title because of Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 4,909 reads 9 comments

  20. Warren G Botches 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' During Cubs' 7th-Inning Stretch

    To paraphrase Nate Dogg, someone on the North Side of Chi-Town should be on a mission to help Mr. Warren G...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 days ago 43,937 reads 33 comments

  21. Yasiel Puig Has Perfect Response to Jared Goff's Old Anti-Puig Tweet

    When you're about to experience a sudden surge in fame—No. 1 NFL draft pick fame, for example—it might be a good idea to audit your old tweets...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 days ago 45,609 reads 29 comments

  22. Pirates Coaching Staff Receives Contract Extensions Through 2017 Season

    The 13-9 Pittsburgh Pirates have gotten off to a solid start in 2016 and are fresh off a 98-win campaign. The coaching staff was rewarded for its efforts on Friday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 1,453 reads 1 comments

  23. Jake Arrieta Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Negotiations with Cubs

    Coming off a National League Cy Young Award in 2015 and a dazzling start this season, Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta is seeking big money and a long-term contract from the team that helped him reinvent his career...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 days ago 14,219 reads 51 comments

  24. Wandy Rodriguez to Orioles: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Baltimore Orioles reportedly reached an agreement Friday with veteran starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez for a minor league deal. Dan Connolly of BaltimoreBaseball.com first reported the news...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 days ago 2,002 reads 0 comments

  25. 14-Foot Royals Statue Found After It Was Stolen from Billboard in Kansas City

    Here's a weird story from Kansas City, Missouri. On Wednesday night, a huge statue of a Kansas City Royals player was stolen from a billboard for supermarket chain Hy-Vee off Interstate 435...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 days ago 37,932 reads 15 comments