1. 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 39,977 reads 75 comments

  2. 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 5,861 reads 13 comments

  3. 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 20,925 reads 94 comments

  4. 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 15 days ago 4,985 reads 10 comments

  5. 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 15 days ago 19,270 reads 14 comments

  6. 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 15 days ago 2,595 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 15 days ago 36,853 reads 19 comments

  8. Patience or Panic on 10 Early-Season 2016 MLB Concerns

    It's a really small sample size, so there's no reason to panic. That's something you hear time and again in the early stages of every MLB season, and more times than not it's correct...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 15 days ago 18,501 reads 14 comments

  9. Trades MLB Teams Should Already Be Thinking About for 2016

    Though they're rare, trades in the first few weeks of an MLB season do occasionally take place. We need only look back to last season for evidence, as Atlanta traded All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel to San Diego just a few games after Opening Day...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 15 days ago 61,882 reads 65 comments

  10. Cubs' Dynamic Offense Going Strong Despite the Loss of Kyle Schwarber

    When Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber tore his ACL and LCL on April 7 after colliding in the outfield with Dexter Fowler, it wouldn’t have been a surprise if a few fans reached for a defibrillator...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 15 days ago 6,884 reads 19 comments

  11. Rangers Star Rookie Nomar Mazara Looks Ready to Live Up to All the Hype

    It's not a set-in-stone rule or anything, but it sure seems like a Major League Baseball season can't qualify as modern unless at least one top-ranked hitting prospect takes the league by storm...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 15 days ago 13,391 reads 17 comments

  12. How Far Can Rockies Sensation Trevor Story Take His Historic Home Run Binge?

    Since they've all been heard by now, let's skip the puns and grant that Trevor Story and his many dingers have been one of the best parts of the first couple of weeks of the 2016 season...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 15 days ago 12,662 reads 13 comments

  13. John Lackey Could Be the Ex-Cardinal St. Louis Misses Most in 2016

    Two former St. Louis Cardinals returned to Busch Stadium in Chicago Cubs uniforms Monday. One of them made an indelible impression in the Cubbies ' 5-0 win. Jason Heyward won the crowd reaction competition, hands down...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 15 days ago 8,988 reads 69 comments

  14. Chris Colabello Gets Gift from Red Sox Pitcher After Being Hit in the Head

    Chris Colabello took an 87 mph fastball to the helmet on Sunday, and the Boston Red Sox pitcher who dealt it gave the Toronto Blue Jays first baseman a little something to ease the pain: a bottle of liquor...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 15 days ago 116,516 reads 48 comments

  15. Oakland A's Ball Boy Snags Foul Ball with Unbelievable Catch

    You see a foul ball. He sees a tryout opportunity. For the Oakland A's ball boy, opportunity came knocking in the third inning, when the Kansas City Royals ' Christian Colon sliced a foul ball to the right side...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 16 days ago 62,570 reads 36 comments

  16. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand After Week 2

    Two weeks are now in the books here in the 2016 MLB season, and already there has been no shortage of excitement and intrigue around the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 16 days ago 114,058 reads 236 comments

  17. Even David Price Can't Stop Red Sox Rotation from Giving Bad Feeling of Deja Vu

    Clay Buchholz was right about one thing. It's far too early in the season to declare the Boston Red Sox are in any kind of trouble...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 16 days ago 23,977 reads 45 comments

  18. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 3

    Two weeks into 2016's MLB season, fantasy baseball managers will struggle to resist adding players with deceivingly gaudy stat lines. Eduardo Nunez won't compete for a batting title, and Mat Latos won't win every start with a sub-1...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 16 days ago 23,086 reads 11 comments

  19. Are the Mets Headed for a Shocking 'World Series Hangover' Letdown in 2016?

    It's April. No one is out of anything. Panic buttons should be stowed until further notice. But so far, things aren't going according to plan for the New York Mets ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 16 days ago 17,448 reads 76 comments

  20. Kenta Maeda Looking Like Huge Bargain Ready for Bright Lights of Los Angeles

    Kenta Maeda's scoreless streak ended Sunday night. But the high hopes Los Angeles Dodgers fans have for the Japanese right-hander should be alive and well...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 16 days ago 23,892 reads 62 comments

  21. Clint Hurdle Says He Believes Female Player Will Make MLB Team in Future

    Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle believes Major League Baseball will break another barrier one day. "I still believe firmly," Hurdle said, per John Perrotto of the Beaver County Times , via ESPNW...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 16 days ago 45,170 reads 7 comments

  22. Jung Ho Kang Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Leg and Return

    Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is currently on a rehab assignment with the team's Triple-A affiliate, though it is uncertain when he will be able to return to MLB action...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 17 days ago 4,097 reads 2 comments

  23. Dodgers' Kike Hernandez Trades Fan Batting Gloves for Shoes, Fan Wins the Deal

    While fans are always looking to get some game-used gear from athletes, it's not often that a player asks for something in return. But Kike Hernandez of the Los Angeles Dodgers likes to mix things up...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 17 days ago 22,576 reads 12 comments

  24. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 2, Position by Position

    In the grand scheme of things, one week in April doesn't mean a whole lot over the course of a 162-game MLB season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 17 days ago 498 reads 0 comments

  25. Early Winners, Losers of MLB's Biggest Offseason Trades

    While fans and pundits alike declare winners and losers of trades only seconds after they've been announced and before the players involved take the field for their new teams, it ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 17 days ago 408 reads 1 comments