1. Report Cards for All 30 MLB Teams' Seasons at the 2016 Three-Quarter Mark

    The third semester of the 2016 regular season has come to an end, and report cards are heading home to each of baseball's 30 teams...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 50,208 reads 100 comments

  2. Carlos Gomez Released by Astros: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Houston Astros released outfielder Carlos Gomez on Friday . Upon designating Gomez for assignment Aug. 10, Houston had 10 days to work out a trade or assign him to the minor leagues, but instead the 30-year-old is now a free agent...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 28,672 reads 27 comments

  3. Steven Matz Injury: Updates on Mets SP's Shoulder and Return

    New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz has been out since Aug. 14 with shoulder and elbow injuries. He later required surgery on his elbow and has been ruled out for the season. Continue for updates...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 21,626 reads 21 comments

  4. Predicting Outcome of 2016's Tightest MLB Playoff Battles

    Predicting some of the division races that are all but official—such as the National League Central—would just be adding fluff to any set of MLB playoff projections...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 1 month ago 65,858 reads 107 comments

  5. MLB Team of the Week: Kris Bryant, Gary Sanchez and Mookie Betts Star

    On Aug. 12, Alex Rodriguez played his final game as a member of the New York Yankees and quite possibly his final game in the major leagues...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 14,754 reads 23 comments

  6. Kris Bryant Faces Winding Road to Add MVP to His Growing Resume

    Because the baseball gods decree that every season must feature an overly complicated debate about the "V" in "MVP," 2016 has given us the curious case of Kris Bryant . There's no need to be curious about Bryant's stardom...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 11,107 reads 63 comments

  7. MLB Betting Preview: New York Mets vs. San Francisco Giants Odds, Analysis

    The San Francisco Giants (66-54) will try to end a four-game losing streak behind ace Madison Bumgarner (11-7, 2.11 ERA) when they host the New York Mets (60-60) on Thursday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 1 month ago 1,352 reads 0 comments

  8. MLB Position-by-Position 2016 Player Rankings at Quarter Pole

    Who are MLB 's best players at every position at the quarter pole of the 2016 season? This updated version of our position-by-position player rankings takes into account players' ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 109,413 reads 307 comments

  9. MLB Set Up for Wildest Offseason Trade Market in Recent Memory

    If the upcoming MLB offseason were a movie directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, it would be titled There Will Be Trades . Don't worry, Daniel Day Lewis isn't coming for your milkshake...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 46,319 reads 42 comments

  10. Jonathan Lucroy Proving to Be Deadline Difference-Maker Rangers Hoped For

    Jonathan Lucroy hit his seventh home run for the Texas Rangers on Wednesday in a 6-2 win over the Oakland A's. That becomes more impressive when you stack it next to another number: 15...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 9,954 reads 31 comments

  11. Josh Donaldson Injury: Updates on Blue Jays Star's Thumb and Return

    Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson exited Aug. 17's game against the New York Yankees with a thumb injury. However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates. Donaldson Active vs...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 3,530 reads 3 comments

  12. B/R MLB Rivalry Series: New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

    Welcome to the sixth 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 1 month ago 5,580 reads 9 comments

  13. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 20 Buzz and Rumors

    The next time someone tells you that baseball is boring, kindly point their attention to the stretch run, which promises to be far more exciting and entertaining than any meaningless NFL preseason game could ever hope to be...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 6,008 reads 17 comments

  14. How the Chicago Cubs Have Shaken off Slump to Fly Back to Top of MLB

    CHICAGO — In sports, we're used to losses prompting overly emotional and one-word reactions. Not so for the Chicago Cubs under manager Joe Maddon...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 1 month ago 15,185 reads 73 comments

  15. Risky 6-Man Rotation Is Blue Jays' Best Shot at Deep 2016 Postseason Run

    For some teams, questing for a World Series trophy requires sticking with whatever's working. The Toronto Blue Jays don't have that luxury. Things are mostly good for the reigning AL East champs...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 5,078 reads 11 comments

  16. Chase Utley Hits HR and Grand Slam vs. Phillies, Gets 2 Curtain Calls in Return

    Chase Utley 's return to Citizens Bank Park was memorable. The Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman was back in town Tuesday to face his former team, the Philadelphia Phillies, for the first time since getting traded last summer...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 3,791 reads 7 comments

  17. Anthony Rizzo Makes Catch After Stepping onto Ledge Along 1st Base

    During the top of the fifth inning of Tuesday night's home contest against the Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo made a jaw-dropping catch...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 29,854 reads 5 comments

  18. Dansby Swanson Coup Hits Peak After Rapid Rise from No. 1 Pick to MLB

    On Wednesday, shortstop Dansby Swanson made his big league debut with the Atlanta Braves , going 2-for-4 in a 10-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 35,867 reads 56 comments

  19. Tyler Chatwood Injury: Updates on Rockies Pitcher's Back and Return

    Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood was placed on the disabled list Aug. 16 with a mid-back strain. However, he has been cleared to return. Continue for updates. Chatwood Activated from DL Friday, Sept...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 404 reads 0 comments

  20. Dansby Swanson to Be Called Up from Double-A Mississippi by Braves

    The future is set to arrive for the Atlanta Braves . The team announced Tuesday it will call up infielder Dansby Swanson on Wednesday: The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Swanson out of Vanderbilt with the No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 20,616 reads 48 comments

  21. Erick Aybar to Tigers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Atlanta Braves found a taker for struggling shortstop Erick Aybar . The Detroit Tigers announced Tuesday they traded for the 32-year-old, with Mike Aviles and Kade Scivicque going to Atlanta...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 11,449 reads 5 comments

  22. Miguel Cabrera Injury: Updates on Tigers Star's Biceps and Return

    Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera will miss Tuesday's game against the Kansas City Royals with a left biceps strain. Continue for updates. Cabrera's Injury Not Considered Serious Tuesday, Aug...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 1,685 reads 1 comments

  23. 10 MLB Teams with Encouraging Signs for the Future

    To achieve the sustainable success every MLB team is searching for, a front office needs to have an eye on the future. Whether a team is a contender in 2016 or focused on 2017, it's never too early to look ahead at how it is lining up future success..

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 31,348 reads 65 comments

  24. MLB Waiver Trade Ideas Based on Week 20 News, Rumors and Speculation

    Monday saw Major League Baseball's first trades of the waiver period, with former top-100 infield prospect Luis Sardinas traded from Seattle to San Diego in exchange for a player to ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 21,177 reads 15 comments

  25. Coco Crisp: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Athletics OF

    After seven seasons, it appears outfielder Coco Crisp and the Oakland Athletics are headed for a contentious divorce. Continue for updates. Indians Interested in Crisp Tuesday, Aug...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 6,960 reads 18 comments