1. AL ERA Leader Steven Wright Filling Red Sox's Need for Co-Ace with David Price

    This seemed to be the state of the Boston Red Sox 's starting rotation at the outset of 2016: a true ace in David Price, a few guys they hoped could be his co-ace, and a knuckleballer who figured to be neither...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 days ago 6,009 reads 5 comments

  2. Matt Duffy Injury: Updates on Giants 3B's Achilles and Return

    San Francisco Giants third baseman Matt Duffy suffered an Achilles strain during his team's game against the Tampa Bay Rays on June 19 and has been placed on the disabled list...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 days ago 5,496 reads 14 comments

  3. Yulieski Gourriel: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Free-Agent 3B

    Cuban free-agent third baseman Yulieski Gourriel is exploring the market for his services, with multiple teams interested in signing him. Continue for updates...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 8 days ago 8,977 reads 13 comments

  4. Miguel Cabrera Smashes 2-Run Homer Out of Comerica Park

    No one was going to catch Miguel Cabrera 's monstrous home run to left-center field—not an outfielder or even a fan. In fact, no one in Comerica Park even stood a chance...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 8 days ago 22,276 reads 9 comments

  5. Stephen Strasburg Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Back and Return

    Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has been out since June 20 with an upper-back strain . The club placed him on the disabled list Sunday without a definitive return date announced...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 days ago 11,982 reads 32 comments

  6. Mickey Moniak, Phillies Agree on Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Philadelphia Phillies locked up Mickey Moniak on Monday after taking the outfielder first overall in the 2016 MLB draft on June 9. MLB...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 8 days ago 9,392 reads 20 comments

  7. Women Dressed as Nuns Drink Beer, Take Selfies, Dance on Dugout at Phillies Game

    No, these women at the Philadelphia Phillies game are not real nuns. But they’re still awesome. During Monday’s home contest against the Arizona Diamondbacks, three ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 days ago 63,347 reads 50 comments

  8. Jansen Set to Pass Eric Gagne as Dodgers' All-Time Saves Leader

    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Kenley Jansen enters the week needing just one more save to pass Eric Gagne for sole possession of first place on the franchise's all-time saves list, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 days ago 1,334 reads 2 comments

  9. Cubs Hold 2nd-Largest Division Lead on June 19 in Division Era

    The Chicago Cubs enter Monday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals with a 12.5-game lead in the National League Central, making them just one of four teams in the divisional ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 days ago 4,108 reads 9 comments

  10. Carl Crawford: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Free-Agent OF

    A week after being released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, Carl Crawford is exploring the market for his services and could return to where his MLB career began. Continue for updates...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 days ago 7,033 reads 8 comments

  11. Rusney Castillo Clears Waivers, Sent to Triple-A: Latest Comments, Reaction

    Less than two years after lavishing Rusney Castillo with a $72.5 million contract, the Boston Red Sox placed the Cuban outfielder on waivers. Castillo later cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 days ago 10,368 reads 11 comments

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

    The first day of summer is here, and the MLB landscape continues to shift on a weekly basis as teams look to establish themselves as bona fide contenders...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 days ago 105,609 reads 378 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 12

    The fantasy baseball waiver wire can't stay hot forever. Through hot streaks, call-ups and role changes, a steady stream of worthwhile free agents circulate on a regular basis...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 days ago 21,937 reads 1 comments

  14. The Road to Intimidation: How Noah Syndergaard Built the Legend of Thor

    NEW YORK — The legend of Thor began with a single pitch. It wasn't the first pitch Noah Syndergaard ever threw in the major leagues. It wasn't even a strike, although that was kind of the point...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 days ago 69,104 reads 39 comments

  15. Sputtering Mets Lineup Could Be Facing Another Critical Trade-Deadline Makeover

    Last season, the New York Mets mixed a sputtering offense with a strong, young pitching staff, added a healthy dollop of trade-deadline cavalry and rolled to a World Series appearance...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 days ago 29,123 reads 92 comments

  16. Jon Jay Injury: Updates on Padres OF's Arm and Return

    San Diego Padres center fielder Jon Jay was hit by a pitch during a June 19 game against the Washington Nationals and taken out of the lineup...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 days ago 2,919 reads 1 comments

  17. Mallex Smith Injury: Updates on Braves OF's Thumb and Return

    The Atlanta Braves announced outfielder Mallex Smith exited Sunday's 6-0 victory over the New York Mets due to a fractured left thumb. Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 9 days ago 4,184 reads 1 comments

  18. Angels LHP Hector Santiago Puts His Dad's Face on Special Father's Day Cleats

    Like they did with pink apparel and accessories on Mother's Day, Major League Baseball players are honoring their dads on Father's Day by wearing blue Sunday...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 9 days ago 2,262 reads 2 comments

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

    Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood has landed on the disabled list with a back injury, Nick Groke of the Denver Post reported Sunday. Colorado has recalled Scott Oberg from the minor leagues to take his spot on the roster...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 10 days ago 464 reads 0 comments

  20. Reds CF Billy Hamilton Lays Out for Unbelievable Catch vs. Astros

    Thanks to his great speed and willingness to sacrifice his body, Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton may have wrapped up the Play of the Year race Saturday against the Houston Astros...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 10 days ago 5,044 reads 1 comments

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

    Rookie of the Year candidates, current (and former) All-Stars and high-paid veterans litter Week 11's All-Dud team...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 10 days ago 14,008 reads 17 comments

  22. Clayton Kershaw Can Grip 6 Baseballs in His Hand

    Clayton Kershaw is rolling through the 2016 season. The Los Angeles Dodgers ace has struck out 133 batters and walked just seven in his first 108 innings of work...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 10 days ago 12,249 reads 15 comments

  23. Dexter Fowler Injury: Updates on Cubs OF's Hamstring and Return

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler left the field during Saturday's 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates with right hamstring discomfort . He has been placed on the disabled list, and it is uncertain when he will return to action...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 10 days ago 13,120 reads 16 comments

  24. Tim Lincecum's 'Freak' Days Are Over, but His Career Still Has Life

    One year, one hip surgery, six-and-a-half months on the open market and three minor league starts since the last time he toed a major league mound, Tim Lincecum sent a message Saturday: The Freak lives...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 days ago 22,420 reads 20 comments

  25. Tim Lincecum Makes Angels Debut: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

    Two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum made his 2016 debut Saturday with the Los Angeles Angels, holding the Oakland Athletics to one run on four hits in six innings in a 7-1 victory...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 days ago 11,005 reads 12 comments