1. Takeaways from MLB Week 18

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has largely been a mystery since he made his MLB debut in 2013. He has flashed unbelievable talent and athleticism that suggests he could be among baseball’s best to play the game...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 22 days ago 24,215 reads 40 comments

  2. Padres Under MLB Review for Exchanging Medical Information at Trade Deadline

    Major League Baseball is taking a closer look at the San Diego Padres following two of their recent trades prior to the August 1 deadline...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 22 days ago 7,092 reads 7 comments

  3. Phillies' Cameron Rupp Smashes Home Run into Petco Park Palm Tree

    They say to swing for the fences. Cameron Rupp did one better. He swung for the palm tree. While away at Petco Park, the Philadelphia Phillies catcher blasted a home run off ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 22 days ago 2,869 reads 0 comments

  4. Electric Rookie Trea Turner Providing Crucial Spark for Nationals

    For much of the season, the leadoff spot has been a barren wasteland for the Washington Nationals . Consider rookie Trea Turner an oasis in the nation's capital...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 22 days ago 8,187 reads 36 comments

  5. Colin Rea Injury: Updates on Padres Pitcher's Recovery from Tommy John Surgery

    Colin Rea won't undergo Tommy John surgery after getting a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews, per Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune . It's unclear when he will return to the field...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 22 days ago 5,992 reads 11 comments

  6. A's Coach Michael Henriques Reportedly Suspended for Weight Room Hidden Camera

    Oakland Athletics strength and conditioning coach Michael Henriques is under investigation by Major League Baseball for reportedly spying on players and personnel...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 22 days ago 173,249 reads 45 comments

  7. Nate Schierholtz Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Free-agent outfielder Nate Schierholtz has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball for violating the league's joint drug agreement...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 22 days ago 19,942 reads 9 comments

  8. Jonathan Lucroy Explains Decision to Veto Trade to Cleveland Indians

    New Texas Rangers catcher Jonathan Lucroy confirmed Friday his decision to veto a potential trade to the Cleveland Indians before the deadline was due to lingering uncertainty about the 2017 season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 23 days ago 12,131 reads 56 comments

  9. Mark Teixeira Will Retire at End of Season: Latest Comments, Reaction

    Mired in the worst slump of his career, New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira announced his retirement from baseball Friday, effective at the end of the 2016 season, per ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 23 days ago 154,967 reads 121 comments

  10. Giants' Aggressive Deadline Moves Will Take Down Dodgers in NL West Race

    To baseball fans east of the Mississippi River, San Francisco is a place where luck strikes in even years and baseballs splash into McCovey Cove. It isn’t until October that the San Francisco Giants crash sports pages around the country...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 23 days ago 27,459 reads 153 comments

  11. Playing 'Contender or Pretender' for MLB Playoff Race with 2 Months Left

    Now that the trade deadline and its accompanying madness have come and gone, it's time for Major League Baseball's stretch run to whittle its playoff races down to 10 final teams. Time will be the final judge on that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 23 days ago 57,791 reads 177 comments

  12. MLB Team of the Week: Carlos Gonzalez, Mike Napoli and Danny Duffy Star

    While you were feverishly following trade rumors ahead of Monday's non-waiver deadline and digesting the moves your club did (or didn't) make, another week of baseball action receded in the rearview...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 23 days ago 7,932 reads 24 comments

  13. Edwin Encarnacion Positioning Himself as the Prize Slugger of the MLB Offseason

    If you're a fan of star-studded Major League Baseball free-agent classes, I come bearing bad news. There's not going to be one this winter. Sorry. But hey, at least Edwin Encarnacion will be out there...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 23 days ago 17,599 reads 42 comments

  14. San Diego Padres Co-Owner Ron Fowler Comments on Matt Kemp Trade

    Just before the trade deadline, the San Diego Padres dealt the big contract of 31-year-old veteran outfielder Matt Kemp to the Atlanta Braves , ending his short stint with the club...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 23 days ago 15,409 reads 19 comments

  15. Updated MLB Farm System Rankings After 2016 Trade Deadline Frenzy

    The MLB trade deadline has come and gone, and along with some notable veterans changing teams, there was also the usual bevy of prospect talent changing hands...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 24 days ago 30,696 reads 60 comments

  16. Time for Justin Turner to Be Taken Seriously as Dodgers Star

    It's not easy to take Justin Turner seriously as a star player. He used to be an anonymous New York Mets utility guy. He's now a Los Angeles Dodger not named Clayton Kershaw , Adrian Gonzalez or Corey Seager ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 24 days ago 33,602 reads 43 comments

  17. Red-Hot Tigers' Assault on the AL Central Is the Real Deal

    The AL Central race had been feeling like a foregone conclusion. The Cleveland Indians took hold of first place in early June and held a lead of at least five games every day between June 25 and July 26...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 24 days ago 18,955 reads 56 comments

  18. Diaz Sets Record with 50th Career Strikeout in Just 25.1 Innings

    Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Edwin Diaz has reached 50 career strikeouts faster than any major leaguer since at least 1893, needing just 25...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 24 days ago 3,833 reads 9 comments

  19. Ortiz Breaks Single-Season Doubles Record for Players Age 40 and Older

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz hit his 36th double of the season in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Seattle Mariners, setting a new single-season record for doubles by a player age 40 or older, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  20. Cano Becomes 4th Player with 50 Extra-Base Hits in Each of 1st 12 Years

    Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano mashed his 50th extra-base hit of the season in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox , per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  21. World Series Odds Update: Rangers Become Serious Contenders After Deadline

    The Texas Rangers had the best record in the American League prior to the MLB trade deadline on Monday, but they made some key moves to put themselves in prime position to be the American League favorite on the odds to win the World Series ...

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  22. Lucas Duda Injury: Updates on Mets 1B's Back and Return

    New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda remains on the disabled list with a back injury. Continue for updates. Duda Out for at Least 30 More Days Wednesday, August 3 Anthony DiComo of MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 24 days ago 699 reads 0 comments

  23. Lance McCullers Injury: Updates on Astros Pitcher's Elbow and Return

    Houston Astros pitcher Lance McCullers left Tuesday's start against the Toronto Blue Jays early with an elbow injury. He was placed on the disabled list Wednesday, and it's unclear when he will return...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 24 days ago 3,033 reads 4 comments

  24. Why New York Mets Fans Will Love New Slugger Jay Bruce

    The New York Mets acquired outfielder Jay Bruce at the trade deadline. Will Bruce, the National League leader in RBI coming into Wednesday's games, help spark the slumping Mets offense? Check out the video above to see why Bruce is a great fit...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 24 days ago 910 reads 4 comments

  25. Aaron Nola Injury: Updates on Phillies Pitcher's Elbow and Return

    Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola has suffered a right elbow strain, according to the team . Continue for updates...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 24 days ago 1,916 reads 4 comments