1. Andrew McCutchen's 3-HR Explosion Emphatically Ends Early-Year Slump

    Andrew McCutchen went into the Pittsburgh Pirates ' latest contest as the worst hitter in their everyday lineup. Clearly, what he needed was a slump-buster. Or three...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 days ago 5,214 reads 12 comments

  2. Pirates CF Andrew McCutchen Hits 3 HRs Against Rockies

    Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen came to play Tuesday. The 2013 National League MVP and five-time All-Star torched the Colorado Rockies for three home runs—which ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 days ago 9,497 reads 6 comments

  3. Zimmermann Finally Loses Scoreless Streak After 24.1 Shutout Innings

    Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has already made history during his inaugural season in Motown, becoming the first starting pitcher in 43 years to begin his tenure ...

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  4. Pujols Passes Jackson for 13th Place on All-Time Home Runs List

    Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols moved into sole possession of 13th place on the all-time home runs list during the third inning of Monday's 6-1 win over the Kansas City Royals , hitting career homer No...

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  5. Tyler Collins Won't Be Suspended for Obscene Gesture to Tigers Fans

    Major League Baseball won't punish Detroit Tigers outfielder Tyler Collins after he made an obscene gesture to fans during a game against the Oakland Athletics on Monday night, per MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 6,264 reads 20 comments

  6. Jake Arrieta Comments on Steroid Allegations, Future with Cubs and More

    Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has throttled into a sphere of superstardom following a few mundane seasons with the Baltimore Orioles , but the 2015 National League Cy Young ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 19,756 reads 81 comments

  7. Kyle Gibson Injury: Updates on Twins Pitcher's Shoulder and Return

    The Minnesota Twins placed starting pitcher Kyle Gibson on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a shoulder strain, per MLB .com's Rhett Bollinger . Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 1,033 reads 0 comments

  8. Diaz Becomes 1st Player with .500 Batting Average Through 50 at-Bats

    St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz accomplished an interesting feat during Monday's 12-7 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks , becoming the first player in baseball's modern era (since at least 1900) to own a batting average of ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 days ago 1,863 reads 0 comments

  9. Travis d'Arnaud Injury: Updates on Mets Catcher's Shoulder and Return

    The New York Mets announced Tuesday they placed catcher Travis d'Arnaud on the 15-day disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 days ago 3,777 reads 13 comments

  10. Sean Murphy, Athletics Prospect, Dies at Age 27

    Oakland Athletics minor league pitcher Sean Murphy died Monday at the age of 27. The A's confirmed Murphy's death in a statement released Tuesday through their official Twitter ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 days ago 36,124 reads 12 comments

  11. Tigers CF Tyler Collins Loses Ball in Lights, Flips off the Booing Crowd

    Professional athletes expect to get booed and jeered while playing on the road, but they hope to never encounter a hostile environment at their home stadium...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 9 days ago 9,464 reads 13 comments

  12. David Murphy Retires: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Former MLB outfielder David Murphy reportedly retired from baseball Monday, according to Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News . Murphy, 34, hit ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 days ago 7,798 reads 8 comments

  13. Albert Pujols Passes Reggie Jackson on All-Time MLB Home Run List

    Los Angeles Angels superstar Albert Pujols hit his 564th and 565th home runs Monday, surpassing Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson and putting him 13th all time in career home runs...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 days ago 1,573 reads 4 comments

  14. Predicting MLB's Next Generation of Elite Aces

    It's a safe assumption that every pitcher in the minors dreams of being the next Clayton Kershaw or Jake Arrieta. And since there's nothing wrong with dreaming big, that's totally cool...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 days ago 71,262 reads 89 comments

  15. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Cubs, Bryce, A-Rod, Yankees and More…Do We Believe?

    True fact: We are living in a world in which Mat Latos is 4-0 with an 0.74 ERA for the Chicago White Sox, and Adam Wainwright is 0-3, 7.25 for the St. Louis Cardinals. Yikes… 1...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 9 days ago 60,508 reads 61 comments

  16. Should Chris Archer's Resurgent 10-K Outing Quiet Rumors of Rays Ace's Demise?

    For a few hours on Monday, Chris Archer looked like an ace again. Now the only question is whether he can stay that way. It's a fair question in light of how Archer had previously been pitching...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 days ago 2,538 reads 6 comments

  17. Neil Walker Power Surge Making Mets Forget About Daniel Murphy

    After three weeks of watching their new second baseman, Neil Walker, crush baseballs, New York Mets fans may be asking themselves a simple question: "Daniel who?" OK, that's a touch dramatic...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 days ago 12,034 reads 31 comments

  18. Brandon Phillips Injury: Updates on Reds Star's Finger and Return

    Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips suffered a finger injury and left Monday's game against the New York Mets after being hit by a Noah Syndergaard pitch. He's missed the last two games but is ready to return to the field...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 days ago 4,925 reads 2 comments

  19. Twins Lineup to Pay Tribute to Prince with Walk-Up Music vs. the Indians

    The Minnesota Twins are going #PurpleForPrince . The team will pay tribute to the late artist on Monday when it hosts the Cleveland Indians , honoring the Minneapolis-born singer by tinting Target Field purple...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 9 days ago 15,092 reads 13 comments

  20. Hector Olivera Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Braves LF

    The Atlanta Braves have reportedly been trying to trade left fielder Hector Olivera since his arrest for allegedly assaulting a woman. Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 10 days ago 12,371 reads 34 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 4

    Many of 2015's quietly strong finishers have stayed hot this April, demanding attention from fantasy baseball managers. A majority of this week's top 10 free agents, available in over half of Yahoo Sports leagues , ran roughshod late last season...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 10 days ago 19,253 reads 19 comments

  22. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand After Week 3

    Three weeks are now in the books here in the 2016 MLB season, and a few teams are starting to separate themselves from the pack here in the early going...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 days ago 151,839 reads 231 comments

  23. Is Houston Astros Star Jose Altuve's Home Run Surge the Real Deal?

    Jose Altuve : home run hitter. Seriously, this is going to be a little tough to get used to, with the emphasis on "little...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 10 days ago 11,817 reads 8 comments

  24. Dodgers, Marlins Should Reignite Jose Fernandez Blockbuster Trade Talks

    On Monday, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins will kick off a four-game series in Southern California. Jose Fernandez , who is slated to pitch the fourth game, will be a Marlin...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 days ago 22,740 reads 63 comments

  25. Anthony Rizzo Looks Primed for Career Power Year with April HR Barrage

    After pounding the Cincinnati Reds 9-0 Sunday, the Chicago Cubs have now scored 38 runs in their last four games. So, naturally, there's offensive optimism aplenty for Chicago...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 days ago 14,934 reads 31 comments