1. Rangers Clinch AL West: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    The Texas Rangers ' dominance of the American League West continued in 2016, with the franchise clinching its second straight division title Friday with a 3-0 win over the Oakland Athletics ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 days ago 6,503 reads 19 comments

  2. If 2016 Is Last Ride of Blue Jays Core, Toronto Still Has Firepower for Deep Run

    It was easy to like the Toronto Blue Jays last September. They made the deals of the summer. For the final two months of the regular season, all they did was win...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 8 days ago 8,367 reads 32 comments

  3. Klay Thompson and His Dog Have a 'Crappy' Day at Dodgers Batting Practice

    Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson may have no issue hitting from deep in the NBA, but he sure had a tough time finding a solid connection from the batter's box during batting practice with the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 8 days ago 10,279 reads 2 comments

  4. Daniel Murphy Injury: Updates on Nationals 2B's Buttocks and Return

    Washington Nationals All-Star second baseman Daniel Murphy is dealing with a strained buttock that has kept him out of action for over a week. It is currently unclear when he'll return to the field...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 days ago 2,184 reads 2 comments

  5. Noah Syndergaard Illness: Updates on Mets Pitcher's Status and Return

    New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard missed his scheduled start on Saturday against the Philadelphia Phillies due to a bout with strep throat . It is currently unclear when he'll return to the mound...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 3,136 reads 4 comments

  6. Steve Clevenger Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Seattle Mariners announced they have suspended catcher Steve Clevenger without pay for the remainder of the regular season after he sent a series of offensive tweets Thursday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 7,749 reads 0 comments

  7. MLB Free Agency 2016-17: Early Look at One Realistic Fit for Every Team

    There is still an exciting month of playoff baseball separating us from what promises to be another busy offseason around the league, but it's never too early to start looking ahead at how free agency might play out...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 days ago 70,036 reads 91 comments

  8. Is Arrieta, Lester or Hendricks Cubs' Most Deserving 2016 Postseason Ace?

    There's a saying in baseball: "A team never wants to lead the league in meetings." The implication being that when a club holds a meeting, it's almost universally to discuss what is going wrong and how to repair it...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 8 days ago 15,818 reads 32 comments

  9. MLB Team of the Week: Gary Sanchez, Hanley Ramirez and Trea Turner Star

    The marathon MLB season has been reduced to a sprint. For the clubs still in the hunt, every game matters—a lot. For Bleacher Report's MLB Team of the Week, on the other hand, all that matters is the recent past...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 days ago 9,831 reads 19 comments

  10. Justin Verlander, Tigers Are Dangerous Wild Card in Potential 1-Game Playoff

    If the season ended Thursday, the Detroit Tigers would own the American League 's second wild-card slot. And they'd be one dangerous wild card...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 days ago 11,732 reads 47 comments

  11. Asdrubal Cabrera Wins Game with Walk-Off Home Run, Delivers Epic Bat Flip

    New York Mets fans felt just about every emotion imaginable Thursday night. The Mets trailed the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 in the bottom of the ninth inning at Citi Field when ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 9 days ago 4,396 reads 1 comments

  12. Chase Utley Slips, Falls and Makes No-Look Putout

    Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley still has moves at 37 years old. Colorado starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood hit a routine ground ball to Utley in the top of the fourth inning on Thursday at Dodger Stadium...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 9 days ago 11,146 reads 2 comments

  13. Baltimore Orioles Give David Ortiz Dugout Phone He Smashed in 2013

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz , who is set to retire at the end of the 2016 season, hit many memorable home runs during his legendary career...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 9 days ago 30,697 reads 18 comments

  14. Mariners Suspend Steve Clevenger for Controversial Tweets

    Seattle Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger has been suspended for controversial tweets he posted regarding the civil unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina. The team announced the punishment on Friday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 56,622 reads 0 comments

  15. Starlin Castro Injury: Updates on Yankees 2B's Hamstring and Return

    New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro has not appeared in a game since Sept. 17 because of a hamstring injury, and it's unclear when he will return to the field. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 695 reads 0 comments

  16. Masahiro Tanaka Injury: Updates on Yankees Star's Elbow and Return

    New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has suffered a flexor mass injury, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported Thursday. Continue for updates. Tanaka to Miss Monday's Start Thursday, Sept...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 1,538 reads 0 comments

  17. Small Crowd Shows Up for Detroit Tigers-Minnesota Twins Afternoon Game

    On Thursday afternoon, the Minnesota Twins hosted the Detroit Tigers in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. They played in front of a largely empty stadium...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 days ago 18,596 reads 9 comments

  18. Bryce Harper, Nationals GM and Trainer Reportedly Meet to Discuss Injury Rumors

    Following a report that a shoulder injury has hampered Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper , the reigning NL MVP reportedly denied any issues in a closed-door meeting with management Tuesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 days ago 5,613 reads 9 comments

  19. MLB Playoff Picture 2016: Predicting Wild-Card Races and Potential Bracket

    When MLB added a second wild-card spot for each league in 2012, this is exactly what it wanted. Less than two weeks remain before the 2016 regular season ends, but all four bids ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 days ago 9,009 reads 1 comments

  20. Key X-Factors That Will Determine Who Clinches MLB's Final 2016 Playoff Spots

    Baseball doesn't get much better than this. With just over a week left in the MLB regular season, we have 12 teams within five games of a playoff berth—and a three-way tie in the National League wild-card race...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 9 days ago 16,989 reads 59 comments

  21. Gary Sanchez's MLB Superstar Breakout Just the Start of an All-Star Future

    There's a New York Yankees coach named Tony Pena. He was an All-Star catcher when he played in the major leagues, the only All-Star catcher ever born in the Dominican Republic...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 days ago 32,079 reads 53 comments

  22. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 25 Second Basemen of 2016

    With catchers and first basemen in the bag, the B/R MLB 300 now turns its attention to second base. We have 25 second basemen to get to, and this year we'll be scoring them differently than in the past...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 days ago 35,205 reads 118 comments

  23. Vin Scully Gets Down During Wednesday's Giants-Dodgers Game

    The Los Angeles Dodgers hosted the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night, but Vin Scully may have provided the top highlight from the game...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 10 days ago 35,900 reads 33 comments

  24. Red-Hot Red Sox Emerging as Alpha Dog in AL Playoff Picture

    As the National League continues to leave no doubt about who its World Series favorite is, the American League may finally be settling on one of its own. The Boston Red Sox ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 days ago 18,421 reads 90 comments

  25. Ender Inciarte Robs Yoenis Cespedes to Clinch Braves' Win over Mets

    It appeared New York Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes would clinch the win over the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on Wednesday night. Atlanta center fielder Ender Inciarte wrote a different ending...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 10 days ago 9,667 reads 5 comments