1. Ernesto Frieri Pays for Mistake in 3-2 Loss to Athletics

    Ernesto Frieri felt as though John Jaso was late on his fastball, so with a 1-and-2 count and a runner aboard in the top of the ninth inning Monday night, the Angels closer, on to ...

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  2. Pittsburgh Pirates' Biggest Early Season Surprises and Disappointments

    After making the postseason in 2013 for the first time since 1992, the Pittsburgh Pirates are looking to make it there again in 2014. Pittsburgh has tread water so far, winning six of its first 12 this season...

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  3. A's Beat Angels on Jaso's Homer in Ninth

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  4. Gibson: 'We're Not in Sync at All'

    First baseman Lucas Duda went 4 for 5 with four singles and two RBIs and the Mets handed the Diamondbacks their fourth straight loss and their sixth in a row at home in front of 18,099 at Chase Field...

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  5. MLB Rumors: The Early-Season Buzz Around Every Team

    We're only two weeks into the regular season, and already the rumor mill has begun to churn. From potential free-agent signings and trades (both now and later in the season) to the ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 day ago 35,006 reads 47 comments

  6. Chorizo Sausage Eats It During Sausage Race

    A reader sends in this front-row view of the Chorizo Sausage eating it during tonight's Sausage Race at Miller Park...

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  7. Cleveland Indians' Biggest Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments

    Through their first 13 games, the Cleveland Indians have had their share of surprises and disappointments. The team's offense has been one of the American League 's best, while the rotation, as a whole, has been downright terrible...

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  8. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Highlighting 1 of MLB Instant Replay's Fatal Flaws

    1. A catch suddenly is not a catch Apologies in advance for turning this into my first seminar of Baseball for Dummies , but...OK, dummies, tell me what a catch is. You know, simple pop fly, fielder catches it, an out is called...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 day ago 75,625 reads 96 comments

  9. Mid-April Awards for the Early 2014 MLB Season

    Is two weeks too soon to start up the awards conversation for the 2014 Major League Baseball season ? Undoubtedly. But it's never too early to at least start the discussion about which players are off to fantastic starts...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 day ago 11,059 reads 34 comments

  10. MLB's African-American Superstars Discuss Jackie Robinson's Impact

    On the eve of Jackie Robinson Day 2014, Bleacher Report had an exclusive opportunity to speak with some of the most visible and prominent African-American players in Major League Baseball...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 day ago 12,722 reads 6 comments

  11. How Epstein's Cubs Have Built a Brighter Future Than Cashman's Yankees

    Nobody will be surprised if the New York Yankees sweep their next two games against the Chicago Cubs. They're the better team right now, a fact so obviously true that no elaboration is needed...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 day ago 14,235 reads 221 comments

  12. Ranking the 10 Most Surprising Early MLB Stat Lines

    Ridiculous early-season stat lines are one of the best parts of the first few weeks of each MLB season, as small sample sizes lead to impressive batting averages and ridiculous full-season paces...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 day ago 10,253 reads 25 comments

  13. Miami Marlins' Biggest Early Season Surprises and Disappointments

    We're two weeks into the season, so you know what that means. There's a big enough sample size that we can judge what thrills and ails your favorite baseball team...

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  14. Dodgers' Biggest Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments

    Two weeks into the 2014 Major League Baseball season, the Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves cruising nicely out of the gates...

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  15. Phillies Fans' Reactions to Dan Uggla's Grand Slam Are Amazing

    Your most compelling sports video of the year comes from ESPN, which caught these Phillies fans taunting Dan Uggla—then being rudely interrupted by Uggla's grand slam...

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  16. Lucas Duda Has Four Hits as Mets Top Diamondbacks

    PHOENIX -- Of the eight position players that Mets manager Terry Collins penciled into his lineup against the Diamondbacks Monday night, four entered play with batting averages below the Mendoza Line (...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 day ago 50 reads 0 comments

  17. Should Reds Be Feeling Buyer's Remorse on Homer Bailey's Mega-Extension?

    When the Cincinnati Reds signed Homer Bailey to a six-year, $106 million extension , they might as well have gotten him a T-shirt that said what they really thought of him: "One of the Best Pitchers in Baseball...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 day ago 6,023 reads 21 comments

  18. Lynn Slams the Door on Brewers

    MILWAUKEE • However he does it, Lance Lynn wins. Whether it's his Cardinals teammates scoring seven runs a game in his first two starts to overcome his own 6.55 earned run average...

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  19. Rockies' Cuddyer Injures Right Elbow

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Colorado Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer crashed into the right-field message board Monday night and left the game with a bruised right elbow.....

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  20. Wild Pitch, Throwing Error Gives Padres Win

    SAN DIEGO -- The Padres scored twice in the eighth inning on Rex Brothers' wild pitch and catcher Edwin Rosario's errant throw back to the plate, lifting San Diego to a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night...

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  21. Craig Kimbrel Was Unavailable Monday Due to a Sore Shoulder

    After Dan Uggla put the Braves ahead of the Phillies in the top of the ninth this evening in Philadelphia with a grand slam off Jake Diekman, David Carpenter — not Craig Kimbrel — came out to finish off the victory...

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  22. Mets' Win Overshadowed by Granderson, Lagares Injuries

    PHOENIX — Terry Collins was running through the machinations Monday afternoon. He would find a way to juggle the surplus of outfielders the Mets would enjoy Friday when Chris Young returned from a disabled list stint...

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  23. Mets to Watch Joel Hanrahan Throw During Closer's Upcoming Showcase

    PHOENIX — The Mets will be one of several teams watching Thursday when free agent reliever Joel Hanrahan, working his way back from Tommy John surgery, throws for interested teams, according to an industry source...

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  24. John Jaso's Pinch-Hit HR Lifts A's over Angels 3-2

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night...

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  25. Offense Comes Back to Life as the Mariners End a Two-Game Losing Streak.

    ARLINGTON, Texas – The Mariners hope they jettisoned their offensive struggles somewhere on their flight south to Texas.....

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