1. 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 9 days ago 24,128 reads 77 comments

  2. 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 9 days ago 5,745 reads 10 comments

  3. 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 9 days ago 18,190 reads 92 comments

  4. 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 9 days ago 7,793 reads 4 comments

  5. 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 9 days ago 1,615 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 9 days ago 1,081 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 9 days ago 1,991 reads 4 comments

  8. 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 9 days ago 7,691 reads 27 comments

  9. 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 9 days ago 4,450 reads 10 comments

  10. 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 9 days ago 8,616 reads 22 comments

  11. 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 9 days ago 11,443 reads 50 comments

  12. 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 9 days ago 14,578 reads 30 comments

  13. 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 9 days ago 427,601 reads 38 comments

  14. 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 10 days ago 26,573 reads 55 comments

  15. 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 10 days ago 3,130 reads 29 comments

  16. 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 10 days ago 14,037 reads 15 comments

  17. 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 10 days ago 43,185 reads 188 comments

  18. 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 10 days ago 10,365 reads 37 comments

  19. 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 10 days ago 23,653 reads 43 comments

  20. 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 10 days ago 7,259 reads 19 comments

  21. 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 10 days ago 3,279 reads 13 comments

  22. 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 10 days ago 181,957 reads 185 comments

  23. Rob Manfred Comments on Growing Length of MLB Games, Pace-of-Game Rules and More

    With the average length of Major League Baseball games up in 2016 compared to last season, Commissioner Rob Manfred expressed his displeasure Tuesday. According to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 10 days ago 8,245 reads 47 comments

  24. Joe Nathan to Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Chicago Cubs reached an agreement Tuesday with veteran relief pitcher Joe Nathan on a major league contract for the rest of the 2016 season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 10 days ago 26,144 reads 38 comments

  25. Carlos Gomez Injury: Updates on Astros OF's Ribs and Return

    Houston Astros outfielder Carlos Gomez suffered a rib injury on May 13, and he was placed on the disabled list on May 17. It's unclear when he'll return to the field. Continue for updates...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 days ago 4,348 reads 17 comments