1. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, April 21, 2016

    Fact: Victor Martinez is the fifth Venezuelan-born player in MLB history with 1,000 RBI. He joins Miguel Cabrera, Andres Galarraga , Bobby Abreu and Magglio Ordonez...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 12 days ago 6,992 reads 1 comments

  2. Kris Bryant Finds Swimming with Sharks (Literally) Key to a Happy Baseball Life

    Maybe it was because he figured he had already done it in October, so what the heck. So Kris Bryant, the young star of the Chicago Cubs, went swimming with sharks during the winter in Hawaii...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 12 days ago 33,105 reads 13 comments

  3. MLB Position-by-Position 2016 Player Rankings, April Edition

    Our position-by-position MLB player rankings will once again be a monthly staple throughout the upcoming season, and it's time for our first update roughly three weeks removed from Opening Day...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 days ago 65,501 reads 178 comments

  4. Power Ranking the 6 MLB Divisions Early in the 2016 Season

    Let’s begin with this caveat: We are a little more than two weeks into the 2016 MLB season. Making definitive predictions about a season not even 10 percent finished is as futile a task as predicting the Republican nominee...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 12 days ago 56,525 reads 102 comments

  5. Lance McCullers Must Create Deadly 1-2 Punch with Keuchel to Drive Astros

    The Houston Astros are missing something, but it's hard to put a finger on it... Wait, no. There it is. Clearly, what they need is a healthy Lance McCullers ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 days ago 3,844 reads 1 comments

  6. Jordan Zimmermann Proving to Be a $110 Million Godsend for Tigers Rotation

    The Detroit Tigers ' response to a last-place finish in the AL Central last year was to cast a wide net in the offseason. A few trades and $270 million in free-agent contracts later, it brought back many new toys...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 13 days ago 6,213 reads 18 comments

  7. Yankees' Aaron Hicks Unloads Record-Breaking 105 MPH Throw for Run-Saving Out

    Sports, although inherently competitive, are occasionally sprinkled with no-win scenarios. Trying to outrun the fastest outfield throw ever recorded in baseball is one of them...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 13 days ago 280,425 reads 68 comments

  8. Chris Sale's Next-Level Play Has White Sox Among MLB's Early Surprises

    The Chicago White Sox always used to thrive on turmoil, and maybe they still do. Or maybe it's just that Chris Sale is really this good...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 13 days ago 7,267 reads 32 comments

  9. Danny Valencia Injury: Updates on Athletics 3B's Hamstring and Return

    Danny Valencia has been a key cog in the middle of the Oakland Athletics lineup this season, but the veteran utility man left Wednesday's game with a strained hamstring and has been placed on the disabled list, per Joe Stiglich of CSN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 13 days ago 1,634 reads 4 comments

  10. Cardinals' Randal Grichuk Snatches Anthony Rizzo's Would-Be Home Run

    The St. Louis Cardinals giveth, and the St. Louis Cardinals taketh away. When the Chicago Cubs ' Anthony Rizzo got the better of pitcher Carlos Martinez, smashing what would ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 13 days ago 2,573 reads 5 comments

  11. Marlins Give Dee Gordon a Blinged-Out Pendant in Honor of 2015 Batting Title

    As much as baseball players may want the coveted MVP plaque, they should also want to win a batting title while playing for the Miami Marlins . The reward will catch your eye in a big way...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 13 days ago 10,478 reads 8 comments

  12. Mark McGwire Manages for 1st Time Following Andy Green Ejection

    Following the ejection of San Diego Padres manager Andy Green, former single-season home run king Mark McGwire served as an acting manager Tuesday night for the first time in his major league coaching career...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 13 days ago 4,802 reads 5 comments

  13. Assessing Legitimate MLB Contenders' Postseason Chances Early in 2016

    While the 2016 MLB regular season isn't yet one month old, it's never too early to jump to conclusions about the action we've seen unfold before us...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 13 days ago 37,392 reads 118 comments

  14. MLB, Braves Sued by Family of Man That Died from Fall at Turner Field

    The family of a 60-year-old man who fell 40 feet to his death at Turner Field last year filed a lawsuit against the Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball Tuesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 13 days ago 14,069 reads 33 comments

  15. Fantasy Baseball 2016: Early-Season Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    Two weeks is too soon to panic. At least that's what worried fantasy baseball managers tucked down the standings will try to remember before blowtorching their rosters. It's human nature to fret when things go poorly...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 13 days ago 20,812 reads 7 comments

  16. Early Signs Signal Yasiel Puig Is Headed for the Year We've Been Waiting For

    Yasiel Puig ignited millions of imaginations when he first broke into the majors in 2013. With all his speed, power and energy, surely there would come a season when he would do it all...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 13 days ago 19,344 reads 27 comments

  17. Phillies' Dominant Young Rotation Could Be Catalyst for Surprise Year

    Watch your backs, opposing hitters. There's a gang of gunslingers in the National League East, and they've got their sights aimed at you...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 13 days ago 10,130 reads 30 comments

  18. Adam Jones Illness: Updates on Orioles OF's Status and Return

    Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is dealing with a stomach virus that forced him to leave Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays . Continue for updates. Jones Active vs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 14 days ago 1,229 reads 0 comments

  19. Bryce Harper Becoming Even Better Hitter in 2016 Than Historic MVP Season

    Anyone who came into the season thinking Bryce Harper couldn't possibly improve on his superstar-making 2015 season should know this: Harper's 2016 self is making his 2015 self look like a chump...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 14 days ago 39,973 reads 75 comments

  20. Joe Kelly Injury: Updates on Red Sox SP's Shoulder and Return

    Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Joe Kelly was removed from Tuesday's start against the Tampa Bay Rays because of a shoulder injury. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 14 days ago 5,853 reads 13 comments

  21. Jason Heyward Comments on Allegedly Facing Racial Slurs at Busch Stadium

    Chicago Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward was allegedly hit with racial slurs upon his return to the St. Louis Cardinals' Busch Stadium on Monday, but he wasn't personally aware of it...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 14 days ago 20,911 reads 94 comments

  22. Milt Pappas, Former Cubs Pitcher, Dies at 76

    Beecher, Illinois, police confirmed Tuesday former MLB pitcher Milt Pappas died at the age of 76, per the Chicago Tribune . The Cubs released an official statement on Pappas' death, via MLB...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 14 days ago 4,983 reads 10 comments

  23. Rafael Palmeiro Comments on Failed Drug Test, Legacy and More

    In an interview published Monday, Rafael Palmeiro—after more than a decade of silence and ambiguity—spoke with FoxSports.com's Flinder Boyd about his career and fall from grace...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 14 days ago 19,266 reads 14 comments

  24. Story Records Most Home Runs Through 13 Career Games Since 1900

    Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story smacked yet another home run during Monday's 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds , giving him eight homers through the first 13 games of his ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 14 days ago 2,595 reads 1 comments

  25. Noah Syndergaard's Pitch Left an Imprint of Necklace on Catcher's Chest

    Noah Syndergaard can throw really hard. Just ask his catcher. The New York Mets pitcher dropped the hammer of Thor during the team's 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 14 days ago 36,830 reads 19 comments