1. 2016 Early-Season Approval Ratings for All 30 MLB Teams

    Contrary to the knee-jerk reactions we see after every half-inning, much less every game, one month does not guarantee success or failure in Major League Baseball...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 25 days ago 28,634 reads 89 comments

  2. Bronson Arroyo Injury: Updates on Nationals Pitcher's Shoulder and Recovery

    Washington Nationals starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo is struggling to make a complete recovery from lingering shoulder issues related to partial tears in his rotator cuff tendons...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 25 days ago 1,953 reads 0 comments

  3. Billy Hamilton Injury: Updates on Reds Star's Thumb and Return

    Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton suffered a thumb injury Tuesday and missed Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants . However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 25 days ago 482 reads 0 comments

  4. Derek Jeter Proclaims Red Sox Fans Have Gotten Soft Since Team Won World Series

    It was only about a decade ago that the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox were involved in the most heated rivalry in sports, but over the past 12 years, the rivalry has cooled off a bit...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 25 days ago 17,603 reads 18 comments

  5. Impact MLB Trade Ideas That Could Actually Happen in 2016

    One MLB midseason trade can make all the difference for a contender needing a push to the finish line. Just look at last year's World Series representatives...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 25 days ago 31,882 reads 37 comments

  6. What Is Behind NL's Offensive Leap in 2016's First Month?

    The National League has come here to chew bubblegum and score runs. And it's all out of bubblegum. The first month of 2016 has indeed been a rowdy one for Senior Circuit offenses...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 25 days ago 20,510 reads 38 comments

  7. How Important Is an MLB Manager, Really?

    Managers matter, except when they don't. Everyone in baseball can tell a story of a manager who turned around a team, from Sparky Anderson and later Jim Leyland with the Detroit ...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 25 days ago 40,919 reads 61 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs Could Turn NL Central into 1-Horse Race in 2016

    Last year, the National League Central was a neck-and-neck-and-neck scramble. This year, it could turn into a one-horse race...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 26 days ago 20,280 reads 72 comments

  9. Trayce Thompson's HR vs. Rays Gets Stuck on Tropicana Field's Catwalk

    Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Trayce Thompson hit a booming home run in a 10-5 road victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. That thing still hasn't come down...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 26 days ago 35,594 reads 10 comments

  10. SF Giants Pitcher Jeff Samardzija Breaks Bat over Knee After Striking Out

    Easy there, Shark. On Tuesday, San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija tossed eight innings of three-hit ball in a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 26 days ago 34,311 reads 31 comments

  11. Alex Rodriguez Injury: Updates on Yankees Star's Hamstring and Return

    New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez suffered a right hamstring injury May 3 against the Baltimore Orioles and was placed on the disabled list May 4. However, he has been cleared to return...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 26 days ago 12,410 reads 49 comments

  12. Joey Gallo Injury: Updates on Rangers Prospect's Groin and Return

    Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo will reportedly be forced to miss nearly a month with a groin injury. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 26 days ago 1,645 reads 4 comments

  13. Red Sox's David Ortiz to Re-Enact Post-Marathon-Bombing Speech for Wahlberg Film

    "This is our f--king city, and nobody is going to dictate our freedom," David Ortiz bellowed, the Fenway Park crowd roaring behind him. The day was April 20, 2013. The location: Boston's beloved baseball stadium...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 26 days ago 23,785 reads 32 comments

  14. Zach Britton Injury: Updates on Orioles Pitcher's Ankle and Return

    Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton suffered an ankle injury in the Orioles' 8-7 loss on April 31 to the Chicago White Sox . However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 26 days ago 1,343 reads 0 comments

  15. Colon Passes Pedro Martinez for 2nd-Most Wins by Dominican Pitcher

    New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon earned his 220th career win in Monday's 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves, passing former Mets hurler Pedro Martinez (219) for the second-most ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 26 days ago 527 reads 1 comments

  16. Bryce Harper, Under Armour Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper has signed a contract extension with Under Armour, per a Tuesday announcement from the company. According to Darren Rovell of ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 26 days ago 78,854 reads 63 comments

  17. Papelbon Joins Top 10 of MLB's All-Time Saves List

    Washington Nationals relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon recorded the 358th save of his career in Monday's 2-0 win over the Kansas City Royals, moving into a tie with Troy Percival ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 26 days ago 764 reads 0 comments

  18. Murphy Records Career Hit No. 1,000 in Win over Royals

    Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy recorded the 1,000th hit of his career in the sixth inning of Monday's 2-0 win over the Kansas City Royals, smacking a two-out, ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 26 days ago 225 reads 0 comments

  19. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Early Miseries Indicate Yankees Are in Trouble

    April flowers bring May showers, or something like that... 1. Yankees Feeling the Burn Is this the summer the New York Yankees devolve into also-rans? Everyone knew their ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 26 days ago 22,100 reads 39 comments

  20. Stock Up, Stock Down on Values of MLB's Top Projected 2016 Trade Targets

    It's never too early to start thinking about trades. With the regular season's first month behind us and baseball's rumor mill well-rested after an offseason of activity, each passing ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 26 days ago 625 reads 0 comments

  21. MLB Rookie Star Nomar Mazara's Maturity Helps Maximize Immense Talent

    No scientific survey is needed to know that every MLB team would love for its prospects to be ready at 20 years old. Just like anyone would rather dine at a restaurant with a Michelin star...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 26 days ago 6,126 reads 11 comments

  22. Pablo Sandoval's Shoulder Surgery Puts Kung Fu Panda at Career Crossroads

    First off, let's get this out of the way: There will be no fat jokes. Undoubtedly, Boston Red Sox fans are in a wry and bitter mood at the news that Pablo Sandoval —their ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 27 days ago 27,643 reads 53 comments

  23. Kate Upton Reveals Engagement to Justin Verlander at 2016 Met Gala

    While sports fans were tuned into the NBA playoffs or Major League Baseball games Monday evening, some sports-related news broke at the 2016 Met Gala. Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and model Kate Upton are engaged...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 27 days ago 464,804 reads 85 comments

  24. Pablo Sandoval Injury Update: Red Sox Star to Undergo Shoulder Surgery

    The Boston Red Sox announced Monday that third baseman Pablo Sandoval will have surgery on his left shoulder, per Christopher Smith of MassLive.com. The team has yet to provide a timetable for Sandoval's return...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 27 days ago 14,254 reads 39 comments

  25. Devin Mesoraco Injury: Updates on Reds Catcher's Shoulder and Return

    Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco suffered a torn labrum on April 27 and has undergone surgery. It's unclear when he will return to the field. Continue for updates...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 27 days ago 6,537 reads 17 comments