1. Albert Pujols Passes Mark McGwire with 584th Career Home Run on Wednesday Night

    Fact: Albert Pujols hit his 584th career home run on Wednesday night, passing Mark McGwire for sole possession of 10th place on the all-time list...

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  2. Ranking the Top 25 MLB Prospects Likely to Be Promoted This September

    The July trade deadline and the August waiver period are not the only ways that teams can add to their rosters for the stretch run. September also brings an influx of new players when the active rosters expand from 25 to 40...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 hours ago 1,982 reads 0 comments

  3. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 21 Buzz and Rumors

    A month ago, it looked like the defending World Series champions, the Kansas City Royals, were nothing more than an afterthought in the playoff picture...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 3 hours ago 2,715 reads 4 comments

  4. How Dangerous Is AL East's Red Sox-Blue Jays-Orioles Trio?

    The American League East doesn't get enough respect. Stop yelling back at your computer (or phone or iPad) for a minute and work with me on this. You've heard plenty this summer about the Chicago Cubs, much of it deserved...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 5 hours ago 13,665 reads 19 comments

  5. Should the Giants Be Worried About Suddenly Mortal Madison Bumgarner?

    The second half of the season has not been kind to the San Francisco Giants , to put it mildly. Since the All-Star break, they've gone 11-25 with a minus-29 run differential and watched a 6...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 hours ago 2,864 reads 27 comments

  6. Gary Sanchez Looks Like True Franchise Cornerstone for Yankees' Next Golden Era

    New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez has been a revelation. That statement is supported by a heap of numbers, but let's start with a single figure: two...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 13 hours ago 28,954 reads 90 comments

  7. Andrew Benintendi Injury: Updates on Red Sox OF's Knee and Return

    Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi was removed from his team's game on Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Rays with a knee injury and had to be helped from the field...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 14 hours ago 7,089 reads 19 comments

  8. Yu Darvish Hits 1st Career Home Run

    When Cincinnati Reds starter Tim Adleman grooved a 1-2 pitch over the heart of the plate to Yu Darvish in the fifth inning of Wednesday's game at Great American Ball Park, he probably ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 14 hours ago 8,117 reads 3 comments

  9. Katie Ledecky Hilariously Hands Medals to Bryce Harper Before 1st Pitch

    American swimmer Katie Ledecky brought home four gold medals and a silver from the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper received a firsthand look at her prizes Wednesday...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 17 hours ago 212,469 reads 90 comments

  10. Madison Bumgarner Gave Up 5 ER to Dodgers on Tuesday, His Highest of the Season

    Fact: San Francisco Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner gave up five earned runs to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday, his highest total of the 2016 season...

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  11. Updated 2016 MLB Playoff Chances with 6 Weeks Remaining

    There are roughly six weeks left in the 2016 MLB regular season, and while the playoff picture is taking shape, there is still a lot to be decided before October. In the American League, there are 10 legitimate contenders remaining...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 day ago 43,805 reads 50 comments

  12. The 2016 MLB All-Breakout Team with 1 Month to Go

    It feels like it was only a few weeks ago that we were talking about potential breakout stars for the 2016 MLB season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 day ago 37,137 reads 134 comments

  13. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Of Hot Red Sox, Cologne, Clubhouse Fights, Dog Days

    Ah, the dog days of August. Woof… 1. Sweltering Days in the AL East One last summer ice cream break, anyone, before the stretch run cranks up to an inferno? ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 day ago 31,440 reads 37 comments

  14. Resurgent Clay Buchholz Can Still Play Big Part in Red Sox's Title Hopes

    The Boston Red Sox need pitchers. On Tuesday, Clay Buchholz looked like a pitcher. It doesn't erase a season that can only be classified as rough, but it surely put smiles on faces in Beantown...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 day ago 18,541 reads 27 comments

  15. Seattle Mariners Divide into Squads, Host Intra-Team Olympics

    The Seattle Mariners have caught Olympic fever. Over the past few days, the team has run an M's Games competition, which includes basketball, pool, golf, fungo golf, foosball , tape toss, water balloon and pingpong ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 day ago 1,807 reads 1 comments

  16. Chris Tillman Injury: Updates on Orioles SP's Shoulder and Return

    Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Chris Tillman has been dealing with discomfort in his throwing shoulder that has forced him to the disabled list. It is unclear when he will be able to return...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 day ago 1,649 reads 1 comments

  17. Jon Niese Injury: Updates on Mets SP's Knee and Return

    New York Mets pitcher Jon Niese left Tuesday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals with pain in his left knee, per Adam Rubin of ESPN.com. He was placed on the disabled list after the game, and it's unclear when he'll return to the field...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 1,832 reads 0 comments

  18. Andre Ethier Injury: Updates on Dodgers OF's Leg and Recovery

    Outfielder Andre Ethier hasn't played a regular-season game in 2016, but the Los Angeles Dodgers are hoping he will be able to contribute before the year is over. Continue for updates...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 3,010 reads 5 comments

  19. Josh Hamilton Placed on Release Waivers by Rangers: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Texas Rangers have cut ties with Josh Hamilton after an injury-plagued season, although his career with the club might not be over...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 17,284 reads 16 comments

  20. Red Sox OF Andrew Benintendi Leaps over Fence to Rob Steven Souza of Home Run

    The Boston Red Sox have yet another rising star in their outfield. Promoted on Aug. 2, rookie Andrew Benintendi already boasts a .306/.353/.468 slash line and has made his presence felt in left field...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 days ago 356 reads 0 comments

  21. MLB Playoff Schedule 2016: Dates and TV Info Released

    With the 2016 Major League Baseball regular season quickly approaching its conclusion, the full playoff schedule was officially released Tuesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 days ago 8,010 reads 29 comments

  22. Each MLB Team's Player Most Likely to Be Traded This Offseason

    Normally, the free-agent market commands the baseball universe's attention for most of the offseason. That's about to change...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 days ago 98,840 reads 86 comments

  23. Adrian Gonzalez Becomes 3rd Dodger to Hit 3 Home Runs in a Game Multiple Times

    Fact: Adrian Gonzalez hit three home runs on Monday, joining Duke Snider and Shawn Green as the only players in Dodgers history to have multiple games with at least three home runs*...

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  24. Kyle Hendricks Has Quietly Become Best Pitcher on MLB's Best Team

    Kyle Hendricks is like the frosting on a birthday cake. Peanut butter on toast. Hot fudge on a sundae. The Chicago Cub is the best starting pitcher on MLB 's top team, which stood 78-45 through Sunday's action...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 2 days ago 26,099 reads 58 comments

  25. 2016 MLB Awards Race: Odds Updates with 6 Weeks to Go

    Let's get this out of the way: Yes, there are only six weeks left in the 2016 MLB season. Kind of snuck up on you, didn't it? That means, among other things, we can get serious about the various awards races...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 days ago 41,418 reads 111 comments