1. New York Yankees: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    Spring training 2017 is an especially exciting time for New York Yankees fans. Several of the team's top prospects —the building blocks of the franchise's burgeoning youth movement —are in camp...

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  2. Boston Red Sox: MLB Player Comparisons for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski has raided the organization's farm system in the interest of winning now, including shipping away a bundle of top prospects to acquire ace Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox this winter...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 8,828 reads 0 comments

  3. MLB Reportedly Approves Change to Intentional Walk Rule

    The days of throwing four pitches for an intentional walk are reportedly over in Major League Baseball. On Tuesday, Howard Bryant of ESPN The Magazine reported MLB approved ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 53,605 reads 0 comments

  4. Alex Rodriguez Comments on Retirement, Says There's 'Zero' Chance of MLB Return

    Despite making an appearance at spring training as a special adviser, former New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez said there is "zero" chance he will return to the field as a player...

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  5. Rob Manfred Says There Won't Be Major MLB Rule Changes in 2017, Rips MLBPA

    Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has had a hard time making the changes he wants to the league...

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  6. Sammy Sosa Compares Himself to Jesus Christ in Response to PED Speculation

    Seven-time All-Star Sammy Sosa remains steadfast in his assertion he never used performance-enhancing drugs during his MLB career...

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  7. Matt Wieters to Nationals: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    After eight years with the Baltimore Orioles , catcher Matt Wieters will don a new uniform after agreeing to a deal with the Washington Nationals , the team announced Friday...

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  8. Biggest Decisions That Must Be Made by Opening Day

    On the surface, spring training is a leisurely affair. Scores and stats don't matter much. The sun is shining. The birds are chirping. Ahhh. There's a serious subtext bubbling under the chalk and fresh-cut grass, however...

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  9. The Top 3 MLB Breakout Candidates at Every Position Entering 2017

    In the vernacular of sports, "breakout" is a nebulous term. It means different things to different people. Here's what it means to me: a not-yet-star player who elevates his game and statistics significantly...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 54,495 reads 0 comments

  10. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Road to World Series Runs Through AL Central

    LAKELAND, Fla. — Central Park, Central Office, Central Champions... 1. Of Beer, Changing Stripes, Mr...

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  11. Michael Bourn Re-Signs with Orioles: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    After playing well following an August trade to the Baltimore Orioles , Michael Bourn will return to the team in 2017 after agreeing to a new deal, MASNsports .com's Roch Kubatko reported Monday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 2,044 reads 0 comments

  12. Dodgers' Kenta Maeda Mercilessly Pranks His Translator During Spring Training

    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda is seemingly hell-bent on giving his translator, Will Ireton , heart palpitations...

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  13. Dexter Fowler Responds to Backlash from Comments on Donald Trump's Travel Ban

    On Monday, Mark Saxon of ESPN.com reported St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler did not regret comments he previously made criticizing President Donald Trump's executive ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 10,465 reads 0 comments

  14. Rick Ankiel Says He Drank Before Games, Talks Anxiety of Pitching

    Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Rick Ankiel said he needed alcohol to calm his nerves at the start of the 2001 season...

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  15. Predicting the Biggest Winners and Losers of 2017 MLB Spring Training

    Spring training is underway, and the first games of the Cactus and Grapefruit leagues schedule are set to begin on Friday, Feb. 24...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 45,821 reads 0 comments

  16. Cubs' Javier Baez-Addison Russell Poised to Join MLB's Defensive Infield Elite

    Day after day through an October (and early November) he and millions of Chicago Cubs fans will never forget, Joe Maddon wrote out lineups with Javier Baez at second base and Addison Russell at shortstop...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 month ago 15,565 reads 0 comments

  17. Bleacher Report's 2017 MLB Award Predictions at Start of Spring Training

    Major League Baseball just started spring training. So, it's just a little bit early to start talking about who's going to win awards for this season. But just try to stop us...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 91,738 reads 0 comments

  18. Dallas Keuchel Says He 'Sucked' Last Season, Feels Good for 2017

    After taking a big step backward in 2016, Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel is confident he can turn things around in 2017...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 2,322 reads 0 comments

  19. Neil Walker, Mets Engaged in Contract Extension Talks

    Even after accepting a one-year qualifying offer to stay with the New York Mets , Neil Walker is still in discussion about a long-term deal...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 9,044 reads 0 comments

  20. Jorge De La Rosa to Diamondbacks: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa signed a minor league contract with an invite to spring training with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, MLB Roster Moves confirmed . Nick Piecoro of AZCentral...

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  21. Eric Hosmer Says He'll Enter Free Agency Without Royals Contract by Opening Day

    With one more year remaining on his current deal, Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is already looking ahead to 2018...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 32,624 reads 0 comments

  22. Jon Niese to Yankees: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    After posting the worst full season of his career in 2016, Jon Niese will look to rebound with the New York Yankees ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 8,277 reads 0 comments

  23. Josh Donaldson on Crutches, Could Miss 2-to-3 Weeks with Calf Injury

    Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is recovering from a calf strain, according to John Lott of The Athletic. He'll be out for two to three weeks while recovering from the injury and will require crutches for a few days...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 2,485 reads 0 comments

  24. Evan Longoria Says He Can't Get over Logan Forsythe Trade, Talks Rays Future

    Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is focused on helping the team succeed in 2017, but he is still lamenting the loss of second baseman Logan Forsythe ...

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  25. Jered Weaver to Padres: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Jered Weaver will get a chance for a fresh start in a new location after signing a one-year deal with the San Diego Padres , the team confirmed on Sunday, according to MLB .com's AJ Cassavell ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 7,306 reads 0 comments