1. Each MLB Team's Weakest Link in 2017

    Even the hallowed 1927 New York Yankees had a weak link. On a team with a combined .307 average and .872 OPS, third baseman Joe Dugan hit just .269 with a .683 OPS as the clear outlier in what most consider the greatest lineup ever assembled...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 14 days ago 118,098 reads 0 comments

  2. Cubs Superfan Ronnie 'Woo Woo' Wickers Says He Was Kicked out of Wrigley Field

    Lifelong Chicago Cubs fan Ronnie "Woo Woo" Wickers said he was kicked out of Wrigley Field on April 19 because he couldn't produce an e-ticket...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 14 days ago 13,686 reads 0 comments

  3. David Ortiz Calls Bobby Valentine 'Arrogant,' 'Disrespectful' in Autobiography

    Retired slugger David Ortiz didn't hold back when describing his former manager Bobby Valentine in his new autobiography, Papi: My Story . ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 14 days ago 37,857 reads 0 comments

  4. Tim Tebow Promotion Has Been Discussed by Mets, Likely to Wait Until Midseason

    The New York Mets will likely wait until midseason to consider promoting Tim Tebow within their minor league system, the New York Post 's Mike Puma reported Thursday. Tebow is batting ...

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  5. Mike Trout Returns vs. Tigers After 5-Game Absence Due to Hamstring Injury

    Mike Trout will return to the starting lineup for the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night following a five-game absence due to a hamstring injury...

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  6. Daniel Poncedeleon Undergoes Surgery on Head After Being Hit by Line Drive

    St. Louis Cardinals prospect Daniel Poncedeleon had surgery to relieve pressure after he was struck in the head by a line drive during the second inning of Triple-A Memphis' game in Iowa on Tuesday evening...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 14 days ago 134,462 reads 0 comments

  7. Mets' Jeurys Familia Diagnosed with Blood Clot in Shoulder; Surgery Possible

    New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia has been diagnosed with an arterial clot in his right shoulder, according to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, who also reported that the pitcher is going to St...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 14 days ago 8,625 reads 0 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs: Stock Up, Stock Down on Top 10 Prospects After 1 Month

    The Chicago Cubs are mired at 17-17 entering play Thursday and are looking up at the Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds , not to mention the rival St. Louis Cardinals , in the National League Central...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 15 days ago 8,185 reads 0 comments

  9. Derek Jeter Reportedly 'Beside Himself Angry' After Alex Rodriguez Interview

    New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter was reportedly "beside himself angry" after being ambushed with an interview alongside former teammate Alex Rodriguez at BTIG's Charity Day earlier this month...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 15 days ago 134,285 reads 0 comments

  10. Pete Mackanin, Phillies Agree on 2-Year Contract with Club Option

    The Philadelphia Phillies announced Thursday that they signed manager Pete Mackanin to a new two-year contract. Under the new deal, Mackanin will be under contract through 2018, and the Phillies have a club option to retain him in 2019...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 15 days ago 2,094 reads 0 comments

  11. Derek Jeter Writes Thank You Letter to New York Before Yankees Number Retirement

    Ahead of his No. 2 jersey retirement Sunday at Yankee Stadium, New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter wrote a thank you letter to the Big Apple for the Players' Tribune on Wednesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 15 days ago 20,128 reads 0 comments

  12. Legit or Nah: Deciding Which MLB Playoff Hopefuls Are for Real

    As we rumble toward the midpoint of May, the MLB season is getting real. Sure, Opening Day is technically the real beginning, a nd, yes, we've got more than four months remaining before anything is settled...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 15 days ago 76,937 reads 0 comments

  13. Boston Red Sox: Stock Up, Stock Down on Top 10 Prospects After 1 Month

    As the Boston Red Sox continue to sputter along at the major league level, things could be going worse down on the farm. Oh, right. Spoiler alert...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 15 days ago 5,266 reads 0 comments

  14. MLB Metrics 101: Ranking MLB's 'Luckiest' Hitters of 2017

    Last week, the B/R MLB Metrics 101 took on hitters who've hit into extreme amounts of bad luck. Now it's time for a look at the other side of that coin. Hello and welcome back...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 15 days ago 44,320 reads 0 comments

  15. New York Yankees: Stock Up, Stock Down on Top 10 Prospects After 1 Month

    We're a month and change into the 2017 season, which means it's a fine time to check on the game's elite prospects and see how they're faring...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 15 days ago 17,735 reads 0 comments

  16. Joe Maddon Says Sleep Deprivation Factors into Cubs' Slow Start

    The 17-17 Chicago Cubs look nothing like the version of themselves that won 103 games and snapped a 108-year World Series curse last year, and manager Joe Maddon has a theory why...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 7,317 reads 0 comments

  17. Dodgers' Andrew Toles to Have ACL Surgery for Knee Injury, Out for Season

    The Los Angeles Dodgers ' outfield depth took a critical blow Wednesday. According to Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times , Andrew Toles tore his right ACL and will undergo surgery in two weeks...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 19,616 reads 0 comments

  18. Matt Harvey's FA Value Has Cratered to $10M, but 'He's Going to Be Elite' Again

    NEW YORK — Matt Harvey was young and strong and pitching as well as anyone in the summer of 2013, so when he matter-of-factly announced in a Men's Journal feature ...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 15 days ago 141,776 reads 0 comments

  19. Seth Romero Dismissed by Houston After Reported Fight with Teammate Before Game

    University of Houston left-handed pitcher Seth Romero, who is a top 2017 Major League Baseball draft prospect, has been kicked off the baseball team for an incident with a teammate...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 15 days ago 5,355 reads 0 comments

  20. Indians Owner Says Team Will Resolve Chief Wahoo Transition in 'A Couple' Years

    During a public appearance May 3, Cleveland Indians co-owner Paul Dolan discussed the potential transition away from the Chief Wahoo logo...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 16,591 reads 0 comments

  21. Dodgers Reportedly Facing Investigation for Firing of Terry Francona's Son Nick

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly facing an investigation from Major League Baseball stemming from the firing of Nick Francona, son of Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona , last year...

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  22. Matt Harvey Reportedly a 'Wreck' After Seeing Adriana Lima with Julian Edelman

    New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey was reportedly shaken after seeing photos of supermodel Adriana Lima attending a Met Gala afterparty with New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman last week...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 16 days ago 225,393 reads 0 comments

  23. Finding a Perfect Trade Fix for MLB Teams

    It's never too early to start talking trade. The MLB season is a little over a month old, but already there are clear areas of need cropping up for every team around the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 16 days ago 148,518 reads 0 comments

  24. Jeff Samardzija Could've Been an NFL Star, but MLB Gave Him $120M Minus the Pain

    One by one, they've faded away. Almost all of Jeff Samardzija 's football-playing peers. Calvin Johnson. Brady Quinn. Reggie Bush. Matt Leinart. The names flip by as if from a ragged stack of football cards, relics from a bygone era...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 16 days ago 249,443 reads 0 comments

  25. Mike Trout Is Better Than Ever, and No One Is Talking About It

    Mike Trout, already the best player in Major League Baseball, is now even better. You probably already knew that. If you didn't, you probably expected as much. He is Mike Trout, after all...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 16 days ago 71,203 reads 0 comments