1. Home Run Derby 2016: Participants, Breakdown of New Rules for All-Star Showcase

    The Home Run Derby has become a staple of the All-Star festivities since it was first introduced in 1985, and Major League Baseball seems determined to keep improving the competition...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 14 days ago 22,569 reads 0 comments

  2. Brad Ziegler to Red Sox: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Boston Red Sox announced the acquisition of relief pitcher Brad Ziegler from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday in exchange for minor leaguers Jose Almonte and Luis Alejandro Basabe ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 14 days ago 13,685 reads 18 comments

  3. Realistic Blockbuster MLB Trades That Could Go Down This July

    The upcoming MLB All-Star break freezes the standings, forcing organizations to spend the reprieve deliberating their status before the trade deadline...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 14 days ago 44,286 reads 68 comments

  4. Takeaways from MLB Week 14

    The two teams that played in last year’s World Series lost key pitchers this week. New York Mets starter Matt Harvey was lost for the year, while Kansas City Royals closer Wade Davis landed on the 15-day disabled list...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 14 days ago 23,043 reads 72 comments

  5. Noah Syndergaard Injury: Updates on Mets Star's Arm and Return

    New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard exited the July 8 game against the Washington Nationals in the fifth inning with what the team called "arm fatigue," per Anthony DiComo of MLB...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 14 days ago 6,218 reads 19 comments

  6. Reds' Adam Duvall Amazingly Avoids Tag During Dive for 2nd Base

    Adam Duvall is a magician. His skill of choice? Sleight of hand. While on the road facing the Miami Marlins , the Cincinnati Reds left fielder provided an up-close performance for the opposition—namely, second baseman Derek Dietrich...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 14 days ago 3,589 reads 0 comments

  7. Yoenis Cespedes Injury: Updates on Mets Star's Quad and Return

    New York Mets All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes suffered a strained quad against the Washington Nationals on July 8. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 14 days ago 2,730 reads 6 comments

  8. Byron Buxton Injury: Updates on Twins OF's Knee and Return

    Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton suffered a bone bruise to his right knee when he crashed into the center field wall while trying to make a leaping catch against the Texas Rangers on July 8...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 14 days ago 5,199 reads 5 comments

  9. Matt Harvey's Latest Season-Ending Surgery Puts Bright Career at Crossroads

    NEW YORK — On the day the New York Mets announced Matt Harvey will have his second major surgery in four years, Ron Darling brought up Tim Leary's name...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 14 days ago 10,628 reads 18 comments

  10. Michael Saunders, Brandon Belt Earn 2016 MLB All-Star Game AL, NL Final Vote

    San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt and Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders won the final roster spots for the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Friday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 15 days ago 10,926 reads 75 comments

  11. Max Scherzer Replaces Stephen Strasburg on 2016 NL All-Star Roster

    Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer will replace teammate Stephen Strasburg on the 2016 National League All-Star roster, MLB announced on Friday. Scherzer, 31, is 9-6 with a 3...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 15 days ago 3,373 reads 9 comments

  12. Coco Crisp Suspended 1 Game for Throwing Bat Toward Umpire

    Major League Baseball announced Friday that it has suspended Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp one game for throwing his bat toward an umpire during Thursday night's game against the Houston Astros...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 15 days ago 5,487 reads 5 comments

  13. Bartolo Colon Replaces Madison Bumgarner on 2016 NL All-Star Roster

    New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon is headed to his fourth All-Star Game after Terry Collins, his manager in New York and of the National League All-Star team, selected him Friday ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 15 days ago 12,925 reads 62 comments

  14. Ryan Zimmerman Injury: Updates on Nationals 1B's Status and Return

    Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman has gone on the 15-day disabled list with an unspecified injury. Continue for updates. Dusty Baker Mum on Zimmerman's Ailment Friday, July 8 The Nationals announced the move Friday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 7,136 reads 2 comments

  15. Matt Harvey Injury Update: Mets SP to Undergo Season-Ending Arm Surgery

    New York Mets ace Matt Harvey will undergo surgery to correct thoracic outlet syndrome in his right arm and will miss the remainder of the 2016 MLB season, his agent Scott Boras announced Friday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 15 days ago 10,921 reads 29 comments

  16. Corey Seager Could Become the 1st Rookie Ever to Win the HR Derby Outright

    Fact: Corey Seager is the only rookie in this year's Home Run Derby. He has the chance to become the first rookie to ever win the competition outright.* *Wally Joyner was a co-winner in 1986...

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  17. Home Run Derby Format 2016: Complete Bracket and TV Info for Monday's Event

    Last year's Home Run Derby format changes breathed new life into a tradition that had been gradually growing stale...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 15 days ago 1,147 reads 0 comments

  18. 2016 MLB All-Star Roster: Complete Lineups and Top Storylines to Watch

    The MLB All-Star rosters have been announced for each league, but there are still unanswered questions heading into the Midsummer Classic...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 15 days ago 5,055 reads 0 comments

  19. Predicting MLB Arrival Date on Each Prospect in 2016 All-Star Futures Game

    While the Home Run Derby and All-Star Game are still the main attractions of MLB 's All-Star festivities, the Futures Game has continued to grow in popularity in recent years...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 15 days ago 136,591 reads 36 comments

  20. MLB Celebrity Softball Game 2016: Rosters, Time and TV Schedule

    While the outcome of the MLB All-Star Game matters, the Celebrity Softball Game is nothing but fun for the players and fans...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 15 days ago 3,251 reads 0 comments

  21. Will Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo Spoil Each Other's NL MVP Hopes?

    Twenty years ago, there was a team with two young stars batting in the middle of the lineup. The way Baseball-Reference.com calculates wins above replacement, Ken Griffey Jr...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 15 days ago 5,921 reads 45 comments

  22. MLB All-Star Game Red-Carpet Parade 2016: Route Map, Schedule, Event Details

    Prior to Tuesday's 2016 MLB All-Star Game, a red-carpet parade through the streets of San Diego will take place so fans can flock to see the biggest names in baseball in the event they aren't attending the Midsummer Classic...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 15 days ago 3,588 reads 0 comments

  23. MLB Team of the Week: Maikel Franco, Troy Tulowitzki and Adam Wainwright Star

    The MLB All-Star rosters are nearly set, and you're free to disagree with as many of the selections as you wish. It's a subjective process, after all, beholden to the whims of biased fans and capricious rules...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 15 days ago 11,431 reads 22 comments

  24. Troy Tulowitzki's Revival Adds Thunder to Blue Jays' Surging Offense

    A red-hot Troy Tulowitzki fitting into a red-hot lineup is just what the Toronto Blue Jays had in mind when they traded for him last July. Almost a year later, they're getting what they wished for...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 15 days ago 16,705 reads 26 comments

  25. Fan Falls from Bleachers onto Field During Braves vs. Cubs Delay

    During a rain delay prior to Thursday's matchup between the Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs, a fan appeared to fall from the outfield bleachers onto Wrigley Field...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 56,973 reads 46 comments