1. Ichiro Suzuki Draws Within 50 Hits of 3,000 for Career

    Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collected a pinch-hit single during the eighth inning of Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, bumping him up to 2,950 hits for his career...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 days ago 2,814 reads 0 comments

  2. MLB Position-by-Position 2016 Player Rankings, 1st-Quarter-Mark Edition

    Our position-by-position MLB player rankings will once again be a monthly staple throughout the 2016 campaign, and it's time for another update as we've reached roughly the quarter mark of the season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 days ago 65,098 reads 194 comments

  3. MLB 'Contender or Pretender' Breakdown at the 2016 One-Quarter Mark

    It's time for America's favorite game show, "Contender or Pretender." OK, maybe it's not America's favorite game show, but we're still going to play, and you're invited to play along...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 7 days ago 92,617 reads 211 comments

  4. Sonny Gray Becomes Must-Watch Trade-Deadline Chip with Stephen Strasburg Signed

    Under normal circumstances, a struggling pitcher with an ERA north of 5.00 wouldn't inspire feverish trade speculation. But the Oakland Athletics ' Sonny Gray isn't a normal struggling pitcher...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 days ago 24,045 reads 77 comments

  5. Hal Steinbrenner Comments on Yankees' Struggles, Coaching Staff, More

    The New York Yankees moved to 17-22 on Wednesday with a 4-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks , but owner Hal Steinbrenner is not happy his team is in last place in the American League East...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 days ago 5,736 reads 10 comments

  6. Blue Jays' 2016 Struggles Putting Toronto in Danger of Becoming 1-Year Wonder

    What a difference a season can make. In 2015, the Toronto Blue Jays were the undisputed big bashers of MLB . They paced the pack in runs, home runs, OPS and a host of other offensive categories...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 days ago 18,148 reads 92 comments

  7. Yoenis Cespedes Gets in Front of a Hop by Blocking It with His Chest

    No one can accuse Yoenis Cespedes of lacking creativity. The New York Mets outfielder got in front of Gio Gonzalez's fourth-inning base hit by blocking the ball with his chest, ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 7 days ago 7,792 reads 4 comments

  8. Juan Lagares Makes Willie Mays-Like Catch over the Shoulder vs. the Nationals

    Juan Lagares looked a lot like someone named Willie Mays against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 7 days ago 1,611 reads 0 comments

  9. Geovany Soto Injury: Updates on Angels Catcher's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    Los Angeles Angels catcher Geovany Soto will miss the next four to six weeks after suffering a torn right meniscus. Continue for updates. Soto to DL , Will Have Surgery Wednesday, May 18 Alden Gonzalez of MLB ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 days ago 1,075 reads 1 comments

  10. Justin Verlander Reaches 2,000 Career Strikeouts: Latest Comments, Reaction

    Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander reached the 2,000-strikeout milestone on Wednesday against the Minnesota Twins ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 days ago 1,984 reads 4 comments

  11. David Ortiz Discusses Retirement from Baseball, Time with Red Sox, More

    David Ortiz has arguably been one of the best hitters in baseball in the early portion of the season, leading the MLB in slugging percentage (.674) and OPS (1.069). That is making his decision to retire after this season hard to grasp...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 days ago 7,646 reads 27 comments

  12. Shawn Tolleson Demoted out of Rangers' Closer Role: Latest Comments, Reaction

    After blowing his fourth save of the season on Tuesday by giving up a walk-off grand slam to the Oakland Athletics ' Khris Davis, Shawn Tolleson has been removed from the closer's role with the Texas Rangers ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 days ago 4,435 reads 10 comments

  13. Matt Kemp Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Padres Star

    With the San Diego Padres already facing another lost season, Matt Kemp 's future with the franchise is once again becoming a topic of conversation. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 days ago 8,579 reads 22 comments

  14. Rangers' Double-A Team Honors Rougned Odor with 'Rougie's Red Punch' Drink

    Professional sports teams are never going to condone violence, but when there's an opportunity for a little fun and a clever promotion, you better believe they are going to take it...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 8 days ago 11,436 reads 50 comments

  15. Braves Manager Search: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Position

    In the wake of the Atlanta Braves firing manager Fredi Gonzalez on Tuesday, Bud Black has emerged as a top option to replace him. Continue for updates...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 days ago 14,556 reads 30 comments

  16. Lenny Dykstra Comments on HGH Use During MLB Career

    Former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies star Lenny Dykstra said Tuesday that he used to take performance-enhancing drugs with his breakfast. Jonah Birenbaum of theScore...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 days ago 427,382 reads 38 comments

  17. Biggest Disappointments of the 1st Quarter of the 2016 MLB Season

    High expectations lead to grand disappointments. For an alarmingly high number of MLB stars slumping in 2016, small sample sizes also don't help. Any baseball player who sticks around long enough will endure a rough patch during his career...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 days ago 26,544 reads 55 comments

  18. Stanton-Yelich-Ozuna Trio Making Case as One of MLB's Best Offensive Outfields

    Hype has such versatile usage in sports, like the English language’s version of Will Smith—a rapper, comedian and actor. It’s employed to characterize a player, group of players, team, franchise, manager, executive and even owners...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 8 days ago 3,125 reads 29 comments

  19. Dodgers Shouldn't Mess with Phenom Pitcher Julio Urias

    The Los Angeles Dodgers definitely have problems in their bullpen, and they definitely need to seek out solutions. What's not so definite is that Julio Urias is the one they're looking for...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 days ago 13,347 reads 15 comments

  20. Bleacher Report's 2016 1st-Quarter MLB Season Awards

    For a sport that's not known for being fast-paced, time really flies in baseball. The 2016 MLB season is already a quarter of the way in the bag. That means we're here for an updated look at the major awards races...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 days ago 43,106 reads 188 comments

  21. Noah Syndergaard Stakes Claim as Top Pitcher in Ace-Rich NL East

    It's only May, and we're already running out of adjectives to describe New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard. Dominant, nasty, transcendent, filthy, scintillating —they've all been used...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 days ago 10,357 reads 37 comments

  22. Fredi Gonzalez Reportedly Found Out Braves Fired Him Through Change in Flight

    The Atlanta Braves may have broken new ground for awkwardness with the way in which manager Fredi Gonzalez reportedly found out he was fired...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 23,640 reads 43 comments

  23. Brad Ausmus Suspended 1 Game by MLB: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Following Brad Ausmus' outburst in the Detroit Tigers' 10-8 win over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night, MLB suspended the Detroit manager one game, per MLB.com's Jason Beck ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 7,248 reads 19 comments

  24. David Wright Injury: Updates on Mets Star's Back and Return

    David Wright's injury woes are back, as the New York Mets third baseman is dealing with a back injury that forced him to miss Tuesday's game against the Washington Nationals ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 days ago 3,272 reads 13 comments

  25. Rougned Odor, Jose Bautista, John Gibbons, More Suspended by MLB

    Major League Baseball announced on May 17 it suspended Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor eight games for his part in a bench-clearing brawl two days earlier, while Blue ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 days ago 181,799 reads 185 comments