1. Post-All-Star Break MLB Predictions for 2016 Trades, Playoff Races and More

    You can't predict baseball. Well, not with that attitude. MLB resumed action Friday, starting the unofficial second half to 2016. Sure, every team has played more than 81 games, but the four-day reprieve created the feel of a fresh beginning...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 10 days ago 72,877 reads 128 comments

  2. Takeaways from MLB Week 15

    The trade market opened in earnest Thursday when the Boston Red Sox acquired left-handed starter Drew Pomeranz. It marked the beginning of what should be a competitive July trade season with several teams remaining in the playoff hunt...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 10 days ago 19,108 reads 49 comments

  3. Astros Keep Loading Up for AL West Run with $47.5M Cuban Star Yulieski Gurriel

    It's not about the fit. It's about the talent. Don't worry about how the Houston Astros will fit all of their good infielders into the lineup. Worry about the fact they have so many good players in the first place...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 11 days ago 15,757 reads 30 comments

  4. Stephen Strasburg Becomes 5th Pitcher to Start 13-0 in Cy Young Era

    Washington Nationals All-Star ace Stephen Strasburg went eight innings during Friday night's 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates , allowing one earned run and just three hits while striking out six to improve to 13-0 on the season...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 11 days ago 9,224 reads 23 comments

  5. Ryan Dempster Sings 7th-Inning Stretch at Wrigley Field as Harry Caray

    Where there's Major League Baseball, there's a seventh-inning stretch. And where there's a seventh-inning stretch, there's a crowd crowing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," which usually means there's mention of legendary sportscaster...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 11 days ago 2,364 reads 3 comments

  6. MLB Reportedly 'Looking Into' David Ortiz's Comments for Tampering

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz may be headed for retirement after the 2016 season, but his thoughts about the future of the team's roster could land him in hot water with MLB ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 days ago 59,110 reads 62 comments

  7. Yulieski Gourriel to Astros: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    After recently being declared a free agent by Major League Baseball, Cuban star Yulieski Gourriel has agreed to terms on a contract with the Houston Astros . Per MLB .com's Jesse Sanchez , Gourriel's agreement with the Astros is for $47...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 days ago 23,014 reads 58 comments

  8. All 30 MLB Teams' Nightmare 2016 Trade Deadline Scenario

    With the MLB All-Star Game in the books and the second half of the season set to get underway, the league's collective attention will now turn to the upcoming non-waiver trade deadline...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 days ago 71,188 reads 68 comments

  9. Bleacher Report's Full 2016 Midseason MLB Awards

    The All-Star break is over. It's back to the grind now, and chances are the second half of the 2016 Major League Baseball season will look a lot different from the first half...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 days ago 54,201 reads 231 comments

  10. MLB Team of the Week: Anthony Rizzo, Mark Trumbo and Madison Bumgarner Star

    There was some debate at Bleacher Report's MLB Team of the Week headquarters about whether to include All-Star Game stats. After all, with home-field advantage in the World Series on the line, it's more than a meaningless exhibition...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 11 days ago 5,575 reads 11 comments

  11. MLB Betting Preview: Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees Odds, Analysis

    The New York Yankees (44-44) have not enjoyed much success against the Boston Red Sox (49-38) so far this season but will try to move one step closer to evening the score when ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 12 days ago 716 reads 0 comments

  12. Blue Jays Pitcher J.A. Happ Confused by Canadian Bagged Milk

    The Toronto Blue Jays ' J.A. Happ has faced numerous challenges. For one, there was the Pittsburgh Pirates ' Andrew McCutchen. Trying to get to the NBA and learn guitar also proved to be troublesome...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 12 days ago 32,678 reads 54 comments

  13. Jeff Locke Trade Rumors: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Pirates SP

    Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Locke leads the team with eight wins, but his status in Pittsburgh is in jeopardy...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 12 days ago 4,404 reads 4 comments

  14. Jonathon Niese Trade Rumors: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Pirates SP

    With the Pittsburgh Pirates suddenly having an abundance of starting pitchers to choose from, Jon Niese is emerging as a potential trade candidate. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 days ago 8,684 reads 9 comments

  15. Rougned Odor Contract: Latest News, Rumors on 2B's Negotiations with Rangers

    Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor is halfway through his third major league season and has just three months until his rookie contract is up, per Spotrac ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 12 days ago 594 reads 0 comments

  16. Red Sox Pay Heavy but Necessary Price to Go for It with Drew Pomeranz

    For the second time in less than a year, the Boston Red Sox have paid a heavy price for a left-handed starter they hope can take them over the top. Actually, better make that a very heavy price...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 days ago 51,885 reads 64 comments

  17. Anderson Espinoza to Padres: Latest Trade Details and Scouting Report

    As the San Diego Padres plan for the future, they continue to raid the Boston Red Sox 's loaded farm system to find answers...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 days ago 6,152 reads 12 comments

  18. Drew Pomeranz to Red Sox: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    With the team going nowhere this year, the San Diego Padres cashed in one of their biggest trade chips. The Padres sent starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz to the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, the Red Sox announced ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 12 days ago 36,630 reads 42 comments

  19. MLB Responds to Lawsuit over Alleged Misconduct in Biogenesis Investigation

    Major League Baseball released a response Thursday to a pending lawsuit by former minor league pitcher Neiman Nix, who said " tortious interference" from the league during its Biogenesis investigation irreparably harmed his anti-aging business...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 12 days ago 21,763 reads 6 comments

  20. Darryl Strawberry Says He Had Sex in MLB Clubhouse During Games

    Former MLB outfielder Darryl Strawberry stated Thursday he used to pick women out of the crowd and have sex with them in the clubhouse in between innings...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 12 days ago 1,673,146 reads 0 comments

  21. World Series Odds Update: Cubs Favorites on Betting Futures to Start 2nd Half

    The Chicago Cubs (53-35) lost 15 of their last 21 games heading into the MLB All-Star break, including nine of 11, but they are still +375 favorites (bet $100 to win $375) to ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 12 days ago 891 reads 0 comments

  22. Arizona Diamondbacks Unveil 2-Pound, 3,540-Calorie 'Triple Play Sundae'

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have come up with some unusual concession-stand items in the past, but this one takes the cake. Err, ice cream. On Thursday, the Diamondbacks unveiled their latest creation: the Triple Play Sundae...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 12 days ago 36,300 reads 57 comments

  23. Breaking Down All 30 MLB Teams' Trade Shopping Lists at 2016 Midseason Point

    No, it's not Christmas in July, but it might as well be the holiday season. For in every front office around MLB , there's a general manager doing laps around his desk with a shopping ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 12 days ago 1,451 reads 0 comments

  24. Are We Watching the End of Alex Rodriguez's Checkered MLB Career?

    There are some skills Alex Rodriguez will never lose. He'll always be able to tell us how good he is, how hard he works, how great he can be...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 12 days ago 36,065 reads 85 comments

  25. David Stearns Q&A: How MLB's Youngest GM Is Building for the Future

    In an era in which teams like the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros have seen an organizational renaissance after overhauling their minor league systems, the term “rebuild” is thrown around as frequently as pie dough in a pizza kitchen...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 12 days ago 12,893 reads 7 comments