1. 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 18 days ago 1,174 reads 1 comments

  2. 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 18 days ago 7,356 reads 3 comments

  3. Scott Kazmir Injury: Updates on Dodgers Star's Spine and Return

    Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Scott Kazmir was diagnosed with thoracic spine inflammation and could be out indefinitely as the regular season draws to a close...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 18 days ago 2,648 reads 2 comments

  4. A.J. Pollock Injury: Updates on Diamondbacks Star's Groin and Return

    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder A.J. Pollock suffered a strained groin during Friday's game against the San Francisco Giants and will miss an extended period of time down the stretch...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 18 days ago 1,375 reads 1 comments

  5. Early Report Card Grades for MLB's Top 2016 September Call-Ups

    By the time the season's final month arrives, most MLB teams have little room for a September addition to push his way into a significant role...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 19 days ago 23,857 reads 8 comments

  6. Takeaways from MLB Week 23

    Perhaps no single player can be more valuable to a team’s success in the postseason than Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 19 days ago 5,978 reads 35 comments

  7. Clayton Kershaw Is Back, but Dodgers Ace Has Kinks to Work Out

    There was neither a red carpet nor a flourish of trumpets at Marlins Park on Friday night, but there might as well have been. For the mighty Clayton Kershaw had returned. ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 19 days ago 12,586 reads 29 comments

  8. Yankees' Gary Sanchez Makes Impressive Throw to 2nd Base from His Knees

    Gary Sanchez may have been on his knees, but it's the Tampa Bay Rays who were likely begging for mercy...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 19 days ago 8,831 reads 8 comments

  9. 10 MLB Stars Who'll Make or Break 2016 Pennant Race Outcomes

    Flipping the calendar to September means a number of things: the end of summer, the start of a new school year and a seemingly uncontrollable outbreak of MLB pennant race fever...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 20 days ago 11,621 reads 26 comments

  10. MLB Team of the Week: Byron Buxton, Brian Dozier and Jose Abreu Star

    It's September, folks, and things are getting weird. The New York Yankees sold at the trade deadline, and now they're postseason contenders ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 20 days ago 5,345 reads 10 comments

  11. Reyes Hits a Home Run and Steals a Base in Consecutive Games

    New York Mets third baseman Jose Reyes enjoyed a pair of big performances Tuesday and Wednesday against the Cincinnati Reds, becoming the first player all season to record back-to-back ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 20 days ago 235 reads 0 comments

  12. Yankees and Rays Play Rare Game with 3 Multi-Homer Performances

    The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays combined for an unusual feat in Thursday's game at Yankee Stadium, playing the first MLB contest all season that included multi -homer ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 20 days ago 576 reads 0 comments

  13. Stephen Strasburg's Iffy Status Is Setback Nationals Are Well Armed to Weather

    In a vacuum, news that Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg has strained the flexor mass in his right elbow might seem like a gut punch to the team's hopes of winning the World Series...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 20 days ago 15,223 reads 14 comments

  14. Pujols Looking to Become 4th Player with 14 30-Homer Seasons

    Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols enters Friday's game against the Texas Rangers with 29 home runs for the season, needing just one more to become the fourth player ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 20 days ago 786 reads 0 comments

  15. Pirates P Trevor Williams Shares Emotional Moment with Family After MLB Debut

    Making a major league debut is an unforgettable experience for any baseball player. Picking up the win in your first appearance in the bigs ? Now that's a storybook start for any pitcher, starter or reliever...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 21 days ago 6,321 reads 5 comments

  16. Every MLB Team's Biggest Breakout Prospect of 2016

    The MLB playoff push is reaching a fever pitch, but the minor league playoffs are underway at most levels. As such, it's a good time to look at the breakout prospects of 2016...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 21 days ago 78,041 reads 36 comments

  17. After Years in Minors, Bryce's Brother Bryan Harper Still Waiting for MLB Shot

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Bryan Harper had entered a tie game to start the ninth inning for the Double-A Harrisburg Senators, and he was now in a bind—bases loaded, two outs...

    Hillel  Kuttler Written by Hillel Kuttler about 21 days ago 17,907 reads 5 comments

  18. Each 2016 MLB Playoff Contender's Most Undervalued Impact Player

    The divide between MLB contenders and pretenders is smaller than ever, increasing the impact of each contributor on the roster. As many as 19 teams are in the postseason running with less than a month remaining...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 21 days ago 27,239 reads 33 comments

  19. Tim Tebow to Mets: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Tim Tebow 's dream of pursuing a baseball career will continue as the former NFL quarterback and the New York Mets agreed to a minor league contract Thursday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 21 days ago 220,105 reads 337 comments

  20. Time to Take the Upstart Yankees Seriously as Real Playoff Contenders

    Here come the New York Yankees . Seriously, they're in this thing. That seemed like an absurd notion when the Yankees went into full-blown sell mode just before the Aug...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 21 days ago 55,373 reads 95 comments

  21. Carlos Correa Injury: Updates on Astros Star's Shoulder and Return

    Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa suffered a shoulder injury that will keep him out of the lineup for at least two days . Continue for updates. Correa Out with Strained Shoulder Wednesday, Sept...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 477 reads 0 comments

  22. Brian Dozier Joins Only 2 Other Twins Players to Homer in 5 Straight Games

    Fact: Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier hit a home run in his fifth straight game on Tuesday. He joins Harmon Killebrew and Marty Cordova as the only players in Twins history to accomplish that feat...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 22 days ago 2,659 reads 0 comments

  23. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Room Service Pennant Race Awaits Red Sox in AL East

    Just a Labor Day reminder that the return of football is far more of a downer than the annual exuberance baseball brings for this simple reason: The start of football means back to school (ugh)...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 22 days ago 38,489 reads 66 comments

  24. Updated 2016 MLB Playoff Odds with 4 Weeks Remaining

    Roughly four 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 22 days ago 5,808 reads 4 comments

  25. J.D. Martinez Is the Most Dangerous Hitter No One's Talking About

    When you share a lineup with Miguel Cabrera, it's easy to get overlooked. Two-time MVPs tend to cast long shadows. So J.D. Martinez is probably used to toiling in relative anonymity...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 22 days ago 37,859 reads 19 comments