1. Giants' Aggressive Deadline Moves Will Take Down Dodgers in NL West Race

    To baseball fans east of the Mississippi River, San Francisco is a place where luck strikes in even years and baseballs splash into McCovey Cove. It isn’t until October that the San Francisco Giants crash sports pages around the country...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 27 days ago 27,466 reads 153 comments

  2. Playing 'Contender or Pretender' for MLB Playoff Race with 2 Months Left

    Now that the trade deadline and its accompanying madness have come and gone, it's time for Major League Baseball's stretch run to whittle its playoff races down to 10 final teams. Time will be the final judge on that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 27 days ago 57,797 reads 177 comments

  3. MLB Team of the Week: Carlos Gonzalez, Mike Napoli and Danny Duffy Star

    While you were feverishly following trade rumors ahead of Monday's non-waiver deadline and digesting the moves your club did (or didn't) make, another week of baseball action receded in the rearview...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 27 days ago 7,934 reads 24 comments

  4. Edwin Encarnacion Positioning Himself as the Prize Slugger of the MLB Offseason

    If you're a fan of star-studded Major League Baseball free-agent classes, I come bearing bad news. There's not going to be one this winter. Sorry. But hey, at least Edwin Encarnacion will be out there...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 27 days ago 17,634 reads 42 comments

  5. San Diego Padres Co-Owner Ron Fowler Comments on Matt Kemp Trade

    Just before the trade deadline, the San Diego Padres dealt the big contract of 31-year-old veteran outfielder Matt Kemp to the Atlanta Braves , ending his short stint with the club...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 27 days ago 15,419 reads 19 comments

  6. Updated MLB Farm System Rankings After 2016 Trade Deadline Frenzy

    The MLB trade deadline has come and gone, and along with some notable veterans changing teams, there was also the usual bevy of prospect talent changing hands...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 28 days ago 31,623 reads 60 comments

  7. Time for Justin Turner to Be Taken Seriously as Dodgers Star

    It's not easy to take Justin Turner seriously as a star player. He used to be an anonymous New York Mets utility guy. He's now a Los Angeles Dodger not named Clayton Kershaw , Adrian Gonzalez or Corey Seager ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 28 days ago 33,604 reads 43 comments

  8. Red-Hot Tigers' Assault on the AL Central Is the Real Deal

    The AL Central race had been feeling like a foregone conclusion. The Cleveland Indians took hold of first place in early June and held a lead of at least five games every day between June 25 and July 26...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 28 days ago 18,958 reads 56 comments

  9. Diaz Sets Record with 50th Career Strikeout in Just 25.1 Innings

    Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Edwin Diaz has reached 50 career strikeouts faster than any major leaguer since at least 1893, needing just 25...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 28 days ago 3,837 reads 9 comments

  10. Ortiz Breaks Single-Season Doubles Record for Players Age 40 and Older

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz hit his 36th double of the season in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Seattle Mariners, setting a new single-season record for doubles by a player age 40 or older, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  11. Cano Becomes 4th Player with 50 Extra-Base Hits in Each of 1st 12 Years

    Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano mashed his 50th extra-base hit of the season in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox , per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  12. World Series Odds Update: Rangers Become Serious Contenders After Deadline

    The Texas Rangers had the best record in the American League prior to the MLB trade deadline on Monday, but they made some key moves to put themselves in prime position to be the American League favorite on the odds to win the World Series ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 28 days ago 731 reads 0 comments

  13. Lucas Duda Injury: Updates on Mets 1B's Back and Return

    New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda remains on the disabled list with a back injury. Continue for updates. Duda Out for at Least 30 More Days Wednesday, August 3 Anthony DiComo of MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 28 days ago 767 reads 0 comments

  14. Lance McCullers Injury: Updates on Astros Pitcher's Elbow and Return

    Houston Astros pitcher Lance McCullers left Tuesday's start against the Toronto Blue Jays early with an elbow injury. He was placed on the disabled list Wednesday, and it's unclear when he will return...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 3,064 reads 4 comments

  15. Why New York Mets Fans Will Love New Slugger Jay Bruce

    The New York Mets acquired outfielder Jay Bruce at the trade deadline. Will Bruce, the National League leader in RBI coming into Wednesday's games, help spark the slumping Mets offense? Check out the video above to see why Bruce is a great fit...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 28 days ago 911 reads 4 comments

  16. Aaron Nola Injury: Updates on Phillies Pitcher's Elbow and Return

    Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola has suffered a right elbow strain, according to the team . Continue for updates...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 28 days ago 1,926 reads 4 comments

  17. Home Plate Umpire Ejects Fan from Giants-Phillies Game for Heckling Him

    Players and coaches (or managers) routinely have to deal with fans heckling them during games, but usually they just brush off the loudmouths to avoid any trouble...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 28 days ago 480,215 reads 140 comments

  18. 1st Child to Undergo Bilateral Hand Transplant Throws out 1st Pitch at O's Game

    The Baltimore Orioles pulled out a 5-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday, but the best moment of the night came before the game started...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 28 days ago 22,902 reads 12 comments

  19. MLB Betting Preview: New York Mets vs. New York Yankees Odds, Analysis

    The New York Yankees (53-53) and New York Mets (55-51) split the first two games of the Subway Series at Citi Field and will play the next two at Yankee Stadium starting Wednesday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 29 days ago 434 reads 0 comments

  20. B/R MLB Rivalry Series: New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

    Welcome to the fourth edition of Bleacher Report's MLB rivalry series. In the weeks to come, we'll highlight some of the biggest head-to-head rivalries in our national pastime and shine light on the past, present and future of those matchups...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 29 days ago 4,272 reads 26 comments

  21. Playing Fact or Fiction with Top MLB Waiver Trade Buzz, Rumors

    As one window shuts, another one opens. While MLB 's non- waiver trade deadline came and went at 4 p.m. ET on Monday , the opportunity to continue making deals exists thanks to the waiver trade period, which runs through Aug...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 29 days ago 52,373 reads 23 comments

  22. 10 Predictions for the 2016 MLB Waiver Trade Window

    Although the MLB non-waiver trade deadline passed on Monday afternoon, the trading window hasn't yet fully closed. Teams can still arrange trades by placing players on revocable waivers...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 29 days ago 28,855 reads 23 comments

  23. 1 Year Later, Pro Baseball's 1st Openly Gay Player Still Leads by Example

    Sean Conroy's trip to the National Baseball Hall of Fame last November wasn't his first. His hometown of Clifton Park is roughly 70 miles from Cooperstown, so he'd seen the exhibits about baseball's immortals...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 29 days ago 30,256 reads 33 comments

  24. Yasiel Puig's Demotion May Mean He'll Never Again Wear Dodgers Uniform

    Yasiel Puig is a good baseball player. With all the acrimony and controversy swirling around the Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder, it's easy to lose sight of that fact. But it's a fact, nonetheless...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 29 days ago 77,920 reads 119 comments

  25. Hanley Ramirez Injury: Updates on Red Sox Star's Wrist and Return

    Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez suffered a wrist injury when he slipped and fell on the steps in the dugout after a game against the Seattle Mariners on Aug. 2. However, he has been cleared to return to the lineup...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 29 days ago 18,920 reads 28 comments