1. Updated 2016 MLB Playoff Odds with 3 Weeks Remaining

    Roughly three weeks are left in the 2016 MLB regular season, and while the playoff picture is taking shape, there is still a lot to be decided before October. In the American League, 10 legitimate contenders remain...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 14 days ago 31,478 reads 43 comments

  2. Taijuan Walker Pitched His 1st Career Complete-Game Shutout Against the Angels

    Fact: Seattle Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker pitched a complete-game shutout against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, the first of his career...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 14 days ago 1,773 reads 1 comments

  3. Byron Buxton Finally Ready to Match Hype, Become MLB's Next Big Star

    Remember when touted young Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton was the butt of smarmy " Buston " jokes? Yeah. About that. It's too early to declare Buxton anything —boom, bust or in between...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 14 days ago 8,094 reads 7 comments

  4. Bleacher Report's 2016 MLB Prospects of the Year

    MLB 's most valuable commodity isn't sluggers with prodigious power, innings-eating workhorses or flame-throwing relievers. It's prospects, players in their teens and early 20s who have yet to establish themselves at the game's highest level...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 14 days ago 23,484 reads 9 comments

  5. Noah Syndergaard Is Back to Peak Dominance When Mets Need Him Most

    A New York Mets starting rotation that was supposed to be the mightiest force on this or any other planet has become battered, broken and badly in need of a hero. Enter Thor...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 14 days ago 8,413 reads 13 comments

  6. Adrian Beltre Launches Solo Home Run as He Drops to a Knee vs. Astros

    Adrian Beltre 's 30th home run of the season came in style. In the top of the second inning against the Houston Astros on Tuesday night, the 37-year-old dropped to a knee ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 days ago 6,191 reads 1 comments

  7. Ryan Braun Was Reportedly Almost Traded to Dodgers for Yasiel Puig

    A potential blockbuster trade between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers came just short of completion before the Aug. 31 waivers deadline...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 14 days ago 14,309 reads 15 comments

  8. Josh Donaldson Injury: Updates on Blue Jays Star's Hip and Return

    Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was dealing with a hip injury that caused him to miss three games; however, he is ready to return. Continue for updates. Donaldson Active vs...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 14 days ago 2,343 reads 3 comments

  9. Vin Scully Won't Announce Dodgers Playoff Games: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Vin Scully has one of the most familiar voices in sports, but it won't be heard in the 2016 MLB postseason...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 14 days ago 9,342 reads 15 comments

  10. Wade LeBlanc to Pirates: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Pittsburgh Pirates made a move to bolster their pitching rotation on Tuesday as they cling to their fading postseason hopes. The team announced it acquired left-handed pitcher Wade LeBlanc in a trade with the Seattle Mariners ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 14 days ago 3,013 reads 4 comments

  11. Gerrit Cole Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Elbow and Recovery

    With the Pittsburgh Pirates' playoff hopes fading fast, right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole will not pitch again in 2016. Continue for updates. Cole Shut Down for Rest of Season Tuesday, Sept...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 2,611 reads 9 comments

  12. Each MLB Contender's Biggest Roadblock to Reaching the 2016 Postseason

    We're midway through the final month of the 2016 MLB season and by all accounts, there are still five postseason spots up for grabs...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 15 days ago 23,887 reads 29 comments

  13. 2016 MLB Awards Race Odds Updates with 3 Weeks to Go

    With the exception of the Rookie of the Year Award in each league, here's hoping that those voting for MLB 's biggest individual honors in 2016 have been filling out their ballots in pencil and not pen...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 15 days ago 53,682 reads 165 comments

  14. David Price Starting to Become Clutch Ace at Crucial Time of Playoff Push

    The Boston Red Sox gave David Price ace money over the winter. Now, finally, after months of wobbling and hand-wringing, he's giving them ace results. Price wasn't awful in the first half...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 15 days ago 8,585 reads 24 comments

  15. Kyle Hendricks' No-Hit Bid Shines Light on Viable NL Cy Young Front-Runner

    Kyle Hendricks didn't make history Monday night at Busch Stadium. But he did make his National League Cy Young Award case loud and clear...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 15 days ago 22,391 reads 47 comments

  16. Justin Upton Injury: Updates on Tigers LF's Calf and Return

    The Detroit Tigers announced outfielder Justin Upton left Monday's game against the Minnesota Twins with a left calf strain. Continue for updates. Upton Ruled Day-to-Day Monday, Sept...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 1,558 reads 1 comments

  17. Adam Jones Calls Baseball a 'White Man's Sport' When Discussing Colin Kaepernick

    Baltimore Orioles star outfielder Adam Jones told Bob Nightengale of USA Today the reason MLB players haven't protested police brutality and the unfair treatment of African-Americans ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 16 days ago 258,229 reads 0 comments

  18. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand with 3 Weeks to Go

    Just three weeks remain in the 2016 MLB regular season, and while a handful of teams appear to be locks for the postseason, there are still a number of playoff spots up for grabs...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 16 days ago 58,247 reads 122 comments

  19. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 24

    As the fantasy baseball season ends for some players, other managers must gear up for an intense finish. Many head-to-head leagues will now begin the playoffs, typically a six-team shindig awarding the top two squads an automatic pass...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 16 days ago 5,480 reads 0 comments

  20. Alex Reyes' US-to-DR Move, Growth Spurt Spawned 100 MPH Fastball

    Depending on when you first heard of Alex Reyes, it might come as a surprise that the 22-year-old pitcher is in a playoff race with the St. Louis Cardinals ...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 16 days ago 23,134 reads 12 comments

  21. Hunter Pence Sparking Even-Year Giants Back to Life

    Officially, the San Francisco Giants ' mascot is Lou Seal—a beer-bellied, semi-aquatic marine mammal in an oversized T-shirt. In reality, the team's mascot, spark plug and beating heart is Hunter Andrew Pence...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 16 days ago 14,892 reads 24 comments

  22. Yasiel Puig Dresses Up as Cheerleader, Cheers on Dodgers and Rams

    When the Los Angeles Dodgers recalled Yasiel Puig from the minors, they were asking him to hit home runs and play the outfield. Little did they know, they were also getting a cheerleader...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 17 days ago 2,912 reads 1 comments

  23. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 23, Position by Position

    We've reached the point in MLB 's regular season when all duds are no longer created equal. With September pennant races and furious battles for positioning in the wild-card races ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 17 days ago 13,756 reads 12 comments

  24. Can Tigers Survive AL Wild-Card Chase Without $110M Man Jordan Zimmermann?

    When the Detroit Tigers gave Jordan Zimmermann a $110 million contract over the winter, they could have imagined his spearheading a charge into the postseason when September came around...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 17 days ago 1,170 reads 1 comments

  25. Yasiel Puig Makes Diving Catch vs. Marlins, Keeps Perfect Game Intact

    Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill had a perfect game intact through 6.2 innings Saturday night. Yasiel Puig made it seven...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 17 days ago 7,355 reads 3 comments