1. Yankees' Tyler Austin, Aaron Judge Hit Back-to-Back Home Runs in MLB Debuts

    The New York Yankees are not sweating life without Alex Rodriguez . On Saturday afternoon, they called up first baseman Tyler Austin and outfielder Aaron Judge to make their MLB debuts against the Tampa Bay Rays ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 13 days ago 44,241 reads 92 comments

  2. Alex Rodriguez Officially Released by Yankees: Latest Comments, Reaction

    One day after getting a king's send-off at Yankee Stadium, Alex Rodriguez is no longer a New York Yankees player. Per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, the Yankees released Rodriguez prior to Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 13 days ago 12,062 reads 47 comments

  3. Bleacher Report's Guide to Acing Your 2016 Fantasy Baseball Home Stretch

    The best-laid plans of fantasy baseball players will often go awry. Because of MLB 's long season and amount available data, baseball requires more skill and less luck than fantasy football, its more popular cousin...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 13 days ago 3,671 reads 2 comments

  4. Takeaways from MLB Week 19

    The careers of two huge names in baseball, the Texas Rangers' Prince Fielder and New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez , came to their respective conclusions this week...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 13 days ago 6,369 reads 20 comments

  5. After a Farewell Night Like No Other, Is This Really Goodbye for Alex Rodriguez?

    NEW YORK — With most guys, the retirement announcement comes before the ceremony. No, not with most guys. With everyone. Everyone but Alex Rodriguez ...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 13 days ago 15,180 reads 65 comments

  6. Alex Rodriguez: Stats, Highlights and Reaction from Yankees Star's Final Game

    After 22 years and 2,784 MLB games, Alex Rodriguez laced up his cleats for the final time with the New York Yankees on Friday night against the Tampa Bay Rays, going 1-for-4 with an RBI in a 6-3 win...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 13 days ago 13,451 reads 26 comments

  7. Updating MLB's Top 100 Players at 2016's Three-Quarter Mark

    We have reached what can be considered roughly the three-quarter mark of the 2016 MLB season, and that means it's time for an updated look at the top 100 players in the game...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 14 days ago 63,727 reads 299 comments

  8. Cubs OF Chris Coghlan Smokes 2-Run Single After Not Being Granted Timeout

    At bat with the bases loaded and the count full in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday, Chicago Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan requested timeout. He didn't get it...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 days ago 116,217 reads 30 comments

  9. Early Report Card Grades for the Biggest Deals of the 2016 MLB Trade Window

    As usual, the days leading up to MLB 's Aug. 1 non-waiver trade deadline didn't disappoint. Teams completed more than 20 trades, some more significant than others. Narrowing down that list to only the biggest deals wasn't easy...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 14 days ago 29,984 reads 52 comments

  10. Gary Sanchez Gives 1st Glimpse of Yankees' Bright Homegrown Future

    There's not a lot of joy to be derived from the New York Yankees ' present. Their 58-56 record is far from an Atlanta Braves -level disaster, but it marks the fourth year in a row they've been mired in mediocrity...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 14 days ago 14,412 reads 45 comments

  11. MLB Team of the Week: Manny Machado, Miguel Sano and Brandon Crawford Star

    While your eyes were glued to the Rio Olympics, another week of baseball action splashed past like Michael Phelps after an umpteenth gold medal. Luckily for you, we were paying attention at Bleacher Report's MLB Team of the Week headquarters...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 14 days ago 5,319 reads 11 comments

  12. Matt Holliday Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Thumb and Return

    St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday exited on Aug. 12 against the Chicago Cubs after being hit on his right hand by a pitch. He was placed on the disabled list on Aug...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 14 days ago 8,801 reads 12 comments

  13. In Smaller Spotlight, Carlos Correa Has Continued Superstar Rise

    Last year, Carlos Correa somehow lived up to the hype after beginning his major league career as baseball's best prospect. After that, it was only fair that there was a huge spotlight on him coming into 2016...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 14 days ago 8,493 reads 34 comments

  14. Neck Brace-Wearing Prince Fielder Trolls Adrian Beltre by Touching His Head

    It's no secret that Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre doesn't like people touching his head (check out here and here for examples)...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 15 days ago 113,520 reads 57 comments

  15. Ken Griffey Jr. Sported Custom Nike Dress Shoes for Hall of Fame Induction

    When Ken Griffey Jr. showed up for his Hall of Fame induction ceremony last month, he did so in style. The Kid's HOF outfit went viral, due to the intricacies of the threads...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 15 days ago 25,593 reads 23 comments

  16. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 19 Buzz, Rumors

    It's been a busy week in baseball—and most of the action has come away from the field. New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira announced that 2016 will be the last year of his professional career...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 15 days ago 11,059 reads 22 comments

  17. Future Power Rankings: Where All 30 MLB Teams Will Stand 3 Years from Now

    With two months to go in the 2016 MLB season, a number of teams are already looking ahead to the future after selling at the deadline. That's exactly what we'll do here...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 15 days ago 126,655 reads 214 comments

  18. MLB Betting Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs Odds, Analysis

    The St. Louis Cardinals (60-54) and Chicago Cubs (71-41) are both coming off wins heading into the opener of a key four-game series between the National League Central rivals on Thursday at Wrigley Field ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 15 days ago 1,311 reads 0 comments

  19. Predicting MLB's 10 Postseason Teams at the 3-Quarter Mark

    October will be here soon. Do you know where your playoff teams are? It's only August, so we don't either. All we know is which clubs we think are going to make it into the postseason, and we're more than glad to share...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 15 days ago 39,197 reads 145 comments

  20. Aaron Sanchez at Center of MLB's Latest Debate over Playoff-Race Innings Limit

    Aaron Sanchez has one of the best ERAs in the American League , and his Toronto Blue Jays have one of the best records in baseball. And all anyone wants to talk about is whether the Jays should keep starting him...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 15 days ago 14,644 reads 30 comments

  21. David Peralta Injury: Updates on Diamondbacks OF's Wrist and Return

    Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale announced on Wednesday that outfielder David Peralta will undergo season-ending surgery on Thursday to repair a wrist injury that he suffered ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 15 days ago 730 reads 1 comments

  22. Alex Rodriguez-Joe Girardi Drama Making Yankees 'Farewell Tour' a Rocky Affair

    Just when the New York Yankees allowed us to think we might be done forever with controversies centered around Alex Rodriguez , manager Joe Girardi pulled us back in...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 15 days ago 173,916 reads 78 comments

  23. David Ortiz Injury: Updates on Red Sox Star's Foot and Return

    Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz left Wednesday night's game against the New York Yankees after fouling a pitch off his foot in the ninth inning. However, the injury did not keep him out of the lineup, and he is ready to return...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 7,082 reads 19 comments

  24. Pirates Fan Tries to Catch Ball, Ends Up with Nachos All Over His Head, Shirt

    This poor guy. With the San Diego Padres leading the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning on Wednesday, one fan made a play for a foul ball off Jung Ho Kang’s bat...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 15 days ago 23,683 reads 7 comments

  25. Francisco Cervelli Injury: Updates on Pirates Catcher's Wrist and Return

    Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli left Aug. 10's game against the San Diego Padres after suffering a wrist injury. However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 1,914 reads 0 comments