1. MLB Power Rankings: An Updated Look at Where All 30 Teams Stand

    For the first time all season, we have a new No. 1 team in our weekly MLB power rankings. The Chicago Cubs have had a stranglehold on the top spot since Opening Day, but between ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 days ago 104,050 reads 343 comments

  2. MLB All-Star Voting 2016: Predicting Biggest Snubs for Summer Showcase

    Yadier Molina has established a stellar reputation throughout his 13 years with the St. Louis Cardinals as one of the best defensive catchers in the game's history...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 5 days ago 1,928 reads 0 comments

  3. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 13

    Some of this week's fantasy baseball waiver-wire recommendations will cause readers to second-check the article's published date. Accompanied by a few young up-starts, this list features several former studs well past their glory years...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 days ago 17,786 reads 0 comments

  4. Prince Fielder's Return to Form Could Put Rangers over the Top as AL's Best

    The Texas Rangers have the best record in the American League , and they've mostly done it without Prince Fielder . Oh, sure, Fielder has been around, appearing in 72 of the Rangers' 76 games...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 5 days ago 6,226 reads 11 comments

  5. Even-Year San Francisco Giants Proving They Can Challenge Cubs for NL Supremacy

    The Chicago Cubs are hearing footsteps, and they're coming from the West. Yes, the Cubs still own MLB 's best run differential at plus-155. And they still have the best winning percentage in baseball...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 5 days ago 23,197 reads 210 comments

  6. Cubs P and TCU Alum Jake Arrieta Loses Bet, Will Get Coastal Carolina Tattoo

    Tattoo bets are no joke. Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta is about to find that out. TCU, the 30-year-old ace’s former school, lost its chance to reach the College World ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 days ago 22,531 reads 2 comments

  7. Texas Rangers Say Farewell to David Ortiz with 'Big Papi' Boots and Belt Buckle

    David Ortiz plans to retire after the 2016 MLB season, in case you hadn't heard. The Boston Red Sox slugger has received gifts in away cities all season, as is customary during retirement tours...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 days ago 4,885 reads 5 comments

  8. Yunel Escobar Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Angels 3B

    Los Angeles Angels third baseman Yunel Escobar is reportedly likely to be traded prior to the August 1 deadline. Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 days ago 15,846 reads 32 comments

  9. Jay Bruce Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Reds Star

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are among the teams reportedly interested in acquiring Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce before the August 1 trade deadline. Continue for updates...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 days ago 22,071 reads 65 comments

  10. Clayton Kershaw Has 6 Games This Season with at Least 10 Strikeouts and 0 Walks

    Fact: Clayton Kershaw has six games this season with at least 10 strikeouts and zero walks. He is tied with Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling for the most such games in a single season dating back to 1913...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 6 days ago 10,337 reads 16 comments

  11. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 12, Position by Position

    Spoiler Alert: For the first time in weeks, Prince Fielder does not appear on our All-Dud Team. Texas' husky designated hitter played his way out of consideration...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 6 days ago 9,366 reads 12 comments

  12. Fan Charges Field in the Middle of Play During Mariners vs. Cardinals Game

    Well, this was a bold move. A fan ran onto Safeco Field during the fifth inning of the Seattle Mariners ' game against the visiting St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night. Unfortunately, that's not the bold part...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 days ago 126,272 reads 76 comments

  13. MLB's All-Overlooked Team: 10 Top Players Being Ignored in 2016 ASG Fan Vote

    For the most part, MLB fans are voting deserving starters into the 2016 All-Star Game. Per MLB.com's Mark Newman, the league released updated American League and National League results earlier in the week...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 days ago 27,433 reads 120 comments

  14. Francisco Lindor's Big Day Highlights Status as MLB's Most Overlooked Star

    There's a shortstop in the American League who has all the qualities of a superstar. He's very young, very charismatic and very skilled at hitting, baserunning and fielding. Carlos Correa? Good guess...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 days ago 33,997 reads 104 comments

  15. Cubs 3B Javier Baez Sacrifices His Body, Leaps into Stands for an Out

    It doesn't matter where Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon puts Javier Baez—the versatile infielder will do whatever he can to help his team. Baez has played a number of positions this year, with the majority of his games coming at third base...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 7 days ago 1,392 reads 3 comments

  16. Jose Reyes to Mets: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Jose Reyes is headed back to where his career started: New York. The Mets announced Saturday they signed Reyes to a minor league contract and that he will report to the Brooklyn Cyclones Sunday, per USA Today 's Bob Nightengale ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 days ago 73,926 reads 28 comments

  17. Takeaways from MLB Week 12

    Breaking news: The Chicago Cubs have lost four straight for the first time this season. Well, OK, maybe this isn't hard breaking news. But given the fanfare associated with this team, one would think it was infallible...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 7 days ago 12,910 reads 36 comments

  18. Jose Reyes-Mets Reunion Would Be Low-Risk Gamble on Past Glory

    Back when Jose Reyes was an All-Star, the New York Mets didn't even offer him a contract. Now that he's absolutely not an All-Star, the Mets want him back...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 7 days ago 49,680 reads 72 comments

  19. Nike Releases Videos for Mike Trout's 'Air Zoom Trout 3'

    On Thursday, Nike and Mike Trout teased the Los Angeles Angels slugger's third signature shoe: According to Kicks on Fire , the "Air Zoom Trout 3" will hit stores in early July, and it's much different than the first two installments...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 days ago 10,024 reads 7 comments

  20. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 12 Buzz, Rumors

    If we've learned anything through nearly three months of the 2016 MLB regular season, it's that much of what we thought we knew in spring training was flat-out wrong...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 8 days ago 9,862 reads 7 comments

  21. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 2016 Trade Targets

    As we enter the final week of June, the MLB trade market is starting to heat up as teams continue to work toward establishing themselves as buyers or sellers...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 days ago 108,191 reads 52 comments

  22. John Lackey Signing Has Made Huge Impact on Cubs' Rotation Depth

    CHICAGO — Even when John Lackey is bad, he is good. That's not to say the Chicago Cubs ' starting pitcher is never off his game...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 8 days ago 8,738 reads 18 comments

  23. MLB Team of the Week: Carlos Beltran, Miguel Cabrera and Kendrys Morales Star

    That sound you heard Wednesday was every single New York Mets fan gasping in unison. Noah Syndergaard, the Mets' bolt-throwing ace, exited in the sixth inning of a game against the ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 days ago 16,206 reads 27 comments

  24. Umpire Paul Emmel Hit in Head by Bat During Athletics vs. Angels Game

    Angels Stadium witnessed a scary sight during Thursday's game between the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels, as MLB umpire Paul Emmel was hit by a bat, which appeared to split his head open...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 8 days ago 25,954 reads 22 comments

  25. Giancarlo Stanton's Awakening Could Be Major Boost for Upstart Marlins

    The Miami Marlins have virtually the same winning percentage as the New York Mets . They've been flying, er, swimming under the radar, but they have some swagger going. And now it looks like they may finally have their slugger going too...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 days ago 4,689 reads 8 comments