1. Buchholz Will Have Knee Surgery Tuesday

    Buchholz will have knee surgery Tuesday to repair meniscus. Holt will see Dr. Collins Oct. 9 re: concussion. Middlebrooks treatment on hand...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  2. Girardi: A-Rod Has to Show He Can Still Play

    New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi says returning third baseman Alex Rodriguez will have to show in spring training that he can still play...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 days ago 1,882 reads 1 comments

  3. A's vs. Royals: Date, Time, TV Info, Live Stream, AL Wild Card Game Preview

    The Wild Card Game takes a 162-game season and boils it down to just one, and the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals will be playing for their lives in an exciting battle...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 days ago 6,778 reads 0 comments

  4. Oakland Athletics' Ideal Postseason Rotation and Reliever Roles

    Celebrate A's fans: Oakland is in the playoffs for the third consecutive year. But wait. First, there's that pesky one-game, win-and-your-in AL Wild Card Game to get through...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 days ago 751 reads 2 comments

  5. MLB Playoff Bracket 2014: Full Postseason Schedule and World Series Prediction

    After a grueling regular season, only 10 MLB teams remain standing. Although, that number will be reduced in short order, as single-elimination games on Tuesday and Wednesday will ...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 2 days ago 2,510 reads 0 comments

  6. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, September 29, 2014

    Fact: Derek Jeter is the all-time MLB leader in postseason hits, runs, games played and total bases. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light.

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  7. 2014-15 MLB Free Agents: B/R's Initial Top 25 Big Board

    The 2014 MLB regular season ended Sunday, and there will not be any one-game playoffs to determine division winners or wild-card participants. Not that there wasn’t a high level of anxiety in more than a few cities across the country, of course...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 days ago 9,425 reads 31 comments

  8. World Series 2014 Odds: Breaking Down the Chances of All 10 Playoff Teams

    The party that is the 2014 Major League Baseball postseason hasn't started just yet, but all the guests have arrived. And drinks (i.e., champagne) have been served...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 days ago 83,901 reads 151 comments

  9. MLB Power Rankings: A Pre-Postseason Look at Where All 10 Teams Stand

    With the 2014 MLB regular season officially wrapped up and the 10-team playoff field now set, this week's power rankings will be trimmed to just those 10 teams. The playoffs are set to begin with the Wild Card Round games on Tuesday and Wednesday...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 days ago 37,591 reads 67 comments

  10. Where Should New York Yankees Turn to Replace Derek Jeter at Shortstop in 2015?

    Derek Jeter 's career is over, and for the first time in 20 years, the New York Yankees must think about replacing their captain. The void Jeter will leave in the locker room and off the field cannot be filled...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 2 days ago 34,321 reads 168 comments

  11. Complete 2014-15 Atlanta Braves Offseason Preview

    MLB ’s regular season ended Sept. 29. How did the Atlanta Braves fare? Well, let’s just say the second half of the Braves’ season didn’t match the success of the first half...

    Martin Gandy Written by Martin Gandy about 2 days ago 13,098 reads 21 comments

  12. Complete 2014-15 Team Red Sox Offseason Preview and Predictions

    ​The last time the Red Sox finished in last place in the AL East, they went on to win the World Series. A year after that aforementioned World Series, Boston is back in last place...

    Evan Brunell Written by Evan Brunell about 2 days ago 14,683 reads 67 comments

  13. Complete 2014 MLB Playoff Preview: Schedule, Team Rankings and Predictions

    While there were a number of possible scenarios that could have forced a Game 163 this season, none of them played out, and the regular season wrapped up Sunday with the 10 postseason teams and their respective matchups all decided...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 days ago 87,552 reads 169 comments

  14. MLB Playoffs 2014: Full Postseason Schedule and Wild-Card Predictions

    The path to the 110th Fall Classic is now mapped. For some, a chance to win the World Series has been a reality for some time. For others, it took all 162 games to secure a spot in the playoffs...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 days ago 2,625 reads 0 comments

  15. MLB Playoff Schedule 2014: Complete Guide to Watching Postseason Action

    Things look wide open in the major league postseason. Not one team appears invincible—and that includes the Los Angeles Dodgers. Los Angeles has hit just .248 as a team against left-handed pitching...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 2 days ago 544 reads 0 comments

  16. 6 San Francisco Giants Players Who Must Step Up to Drive Deep Playoff Run

    The San Francisco Giants completed the 2014 regular season with a record of 88-74. They will travel to Pittsburgh to play the Pirates in the Wild Card Game. The Giants have a battle-tested team with a lot of postseason experience...

    Dan Mori Written by Dan Mori about 2 days ago 1,685 reads 8 comments

  17. Complete 2014-15 Seattle Mariners Offseason Preview and Predictions

    The Seattle Mariners ended an exciting 2014 season on Sunday one game behind the Oakland Athletics for the second American League wild-card spot...

    Nathaniel Reeves Written by Nathaniel Reeves about 2 days ago 7,679 reads 17 comments

  18. Complete 2014-15 Toronto Blue Jays Offseason Preview and Predictions

    The Toronto Blue Jays played their final game of the 2014 season Sunday, losing 1-0 to the Baltimore Orioles . Toronto finished the season with an 83-79 record, good for third place in the American League East...

    Mohammad Arshad Written by Mohammad Arshad about 2 days ago 4,423 reads 7 comments

  19. Time for Blockbuster Pitching Trades to Pay Dividends in Postseason

    Now is the time when blockbuster MLB pitching trades have to pay significant dividends. The immediate goal of these moves was propelling their teams into the postseason, but ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 2 days ago 12,167 reads 11 comments

  20. 2014 Regular-Season Grades for All 30 MLB Teams

    From the surging Washington Nationals to the lowly Arizona Diamondbacks, the 2014 regular-season grades for the 30 MLB teams are all over the board. When it came to dishing out each team's report card, the most important factor was wins...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 2 days ago 80,102 reads 117 comments

  21. Pressure Is on Brandon Moss, Josh Donaldson to Carry A's Postseason Offense

    The Oakland A's are limping into the playoffs, which makes Josh Donaldson the perfect man to carry them. After tearing through the first half like world-beaters and stockpiling at the trade deadline, Oakland pulled up lame after the All-Star break...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 days ago 1,903 reads 9 comments

  22. Scott Miller's Starting 9 (+7): October Brings Questions, and We've Got Answers

    1. Where can I locate the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox this month? You can't even find them with a satellite dish and a GPS...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 days ago 36,233 reads 56 comments

  23. Nats Likely to Announce Rotation Thursday

    Nationals manager Matt Williams said this week he needed to see how Jordan Zimmermann's bruised shoulder fares on Sunday before determining the team's postseason rotation. On Saturday, Williams delayed that announcement even more...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 days ago 65 reads 0 comments

  24. Span Sets Nationals' Single-Season Hits Record

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  25. Bullpen a Prime Factor in Blue Jays' Struggles

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 days ago 1,178 reads 0 comments