1. Best Twitter Buzz Ahead of Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Wild Card Matchup

    The Chicago Cubs will need dominating pitcher Jake Arrieta to bring out his inner bear when taking on Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates in Wednesday night's NL Wild Card Game—what is sure to be a hard-fought, low-scoring affair...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 2 hours ago 149 reads 0 comments

  2. Gerrit Cole Proved October Guts as Rookie, Now a Complete Ace

    The focus has all been on the other guy, all about what Jake Arrieta has done and how unfair it is that the Pittsburgh Pirates ' 98-win season now hinges on finding a way around him in the National League Wild Card Game...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 11 hours ago 8,042 reads 24 comments

  3. Bryan Price to Return as Reds Manager in 2016: Latest Details and Reaction

    Despite owning the worst record in the National League Central, the Cincinnati Reds have no intentions of making a managerial change once the season ends. According C...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 days ago 3,333 reads 29 comments

  4. Jake Arrieta Breaks Record for Lowest ERA in 2nd Half of Season in MLB History

    To say that Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta had a good second half to his season would be an understatement —a big one...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 days ago 29,668 reads 108 comments

  5. Cardinals Clinch NL Central: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    It is easy to overlook a team like the St. Louis Cardinals —which seemingly makes the playoffs every season—merely winning a division, but its 2015 National League Central championship was quite a feat...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 days ago 10,777 reads 41 comments

  6. Anthony Rizzo Becomes 2nd Player with 30 Home Runs and 30 HBP

    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was hit by a pitch for the 30th time this season during Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds , joining Don Baylor (1986) as the only ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 days ago 1,105 reads 0 comments

  7. Bryan Price Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation on Manager's Future with Reds

    The Cincinnati Reds are reportedly considering several options for their 2016 coaching staff, including whether to retain manager Bryan Price. No final decisions are expected until after the regular season comes to a close...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 days ago 6,558 reads 27 comments

  8. Stephen Piscotty Injury: Updates on Cardinals LF's Head Contusion and Return

    Stephen Piscotty exited in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sept. 29 after colliding with teammate Peter Bourjos as the two attempted to field a fly ball off the bat of Josh Harrison...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 days ago 108,464 reads 134 comments

  9. Carlos Martinez Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Shoulder and Return

    St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez saw his Friday start against the Milwaukee Brewers cut short, and afterward, it was revealed he suffered a shoulder strain that will end his season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 8,648 reads 23 comments

  10. Takeru Kobayashi Helps Devour Entire Goat in Attempt to End Chicago Cubs Curse

    The Curse of the Billy Goat has hovered over the Chicago Cubs for 70 years. But competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi tried to change that...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 12 days ago 26,881 reads 59 comments

  11. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, September 24, 2015

    Fact: This is the third consecutive year the Pittsburgh Pirates have clinched a playoff spot on September 23. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 13 days ago 8,177 reads 5 comments

  12. Jake Arrieta's Dominant Shutout Sets Up Historic Finish to NL Cy Young Battle

    The historic accolades are flowing in for Jake Arrieta . And with those, the Chicago Cubs ace is setting himself up to bring in the big one—the National League Cy Young Award...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 15 days ago 28,022 reads 139 comments

  13. Jake Arrieta 1st Pitcher in 2015 to Reach 20 Wins: Latest Details and Reaction

    A magical season on the North Side of Chicago hit another high point Tuesday when ace Jake Arrieta threw a complete-game shutout in the Chicago Cubs ' 4-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 8,466 reads 44 comments

  14. Billy Hamilton Injury: Updates on Reds CF's Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

    Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton has stolen his last base of the 2015 season thanks to a shoulder injury that will require surgery. Continue for updates. Hamilton Done for the Season Monday, Sept...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 1,871 reads 1 comments

  15. Yadier Molina's Injury Hangs over Cardinals, but Adam Wainwright Offers Hope

    With the good news came the bad news. The St. Louis Cardinals received a boost to their playoff pitching picture on Monday, but the leaders in the National League Central also ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 16 days ago 12,707 reads 22 comments

  16. Ryan Braun Injury: Updates on Brewers Star's Back and Recovery

    Milwaukee Brewers fans didn't think the 2015 season could get any worse, but any remaining optimism surrounding the team dwindled with news that Ryan Braun will miss the remainder ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 16 days ago 2,798 reads 8 comments

  17. Yadier Molina Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Thumb and Return

    Yadier Molina has been a driving force for the St. Louis Cardinals throughout his career, but the star catcher's season could be in jeopardy after Molina suffered a torn ligament in his thumb on Sept...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 16 days ago 40,372 reads 76 comments

  18. David Stearns Hired as Brewers GM: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Milwaukee Brewers announced Monday that David Stearns would be taking over as general manager, per the team's official Twitter account: Stearns, 30, becomes the league's youngest general manager, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 16 days ago 90,987 reads 11 comments

  19. Cubs Win 5th Straight Game, Pull Closer to Pirates in Wild Card

    A win away from clinching their sixth playoff berth in seven years, the St. Louis Cardinals scored three in the top of the ninth to pull within a run of the Chicago Cubs in the ninth inning Saturday...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 18 days ago 1,555 reads 0 comments

  20. Joe Maddon's 'Vigilante' Comments Bring Cubs-Cardinals Rivalry to New Level

    Just think of the possibilities. This is the foundation books are written on. It is what makes one city hate another regardless of how closely its citizens follow sports...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 19 days ago 54,914 reads 187 comments

  21. Joe Maddon Likens Cardinals to Tony Soprano After Anthony Rizzo Hit by Pitch

    Things are getting heated in the National League Central, and it's not just in the standings, either. Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon went off on the St. Louis Cardinals , comparing their actions to those of fictional mobster Tony Soprano...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 19 days ago 38,672 reads 176 comments

  22. 'Limited' Opportunity or Not, Pham Turning Heads for Cardinals

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 19 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  23. St. Louis Cardinals Hit Windy City Looking to Crush Cubs' Division Title Dreams

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 19 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  24. The Evolution of Carlos Martinez

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 19 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  25. Javier Baez Emerging on Defense for Chicago Cubs

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 19 days ago 2 reads 0 comments