1. Why Aroldis Chapman Will Be the 2015 MLB Winter Meetings' Must-Have Prize

    In the days leading up to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the Houston Astros and Cincinnati Reds discussed a blockbuster deal that would have sent both Johnny Cueto and Aroldis Chapman to the Astros...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 16,491 reads 25 comments

  2. Cubs Should Chase Jeff Samardzija-John Lackey Duo over Greinke

    The Chicago Cubs missed out on Jordan Zimmermann. Then they whiffed on David Price. Now they need to go hard after Zack Greinke, right? They just returned to relevance with a ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 21,175 reads 104 comments

  3. Brayan Pena to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The St. Louis Cardinals announced Monday they signed free-agent catcher Brayan Pena to a two-year contract. According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , Pena's contract is worth $5 million...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 9 months ago 10,049 reads 25 comments

  4. Aroldis Chapman's Value Remains Unchanged by the Craig Kimbrel Trade

    Aroldis Chapman has created quite the market for himself. Triple-digit fastballs on the regular, an ERA and FIP living below 2...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 9 months ago 8,228 reads 22 comments

  5. Cardinals Desperately Need Power, but Chris Davis Is Too Much of a Risk

    The St. Louis Cardinals had many good things going for them in 2015, but power was not one of them. As such, you can't blame them for having eyes on the best power hitter money can buy...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 19,619 reads 37 comments

  6. Adam Lind Reportedly Traded to Seattle Mariners

    Coming off a 94-loss season and needing to build their team from the bottom up, the Milwaukee Brewers have reportedly traded first baseman Adam Lind to the Seattle Mariners ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 18,068 reads 29 comments

  7. Jonathan Villar to Brewers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Houston Astros announced on Thursday they have traded infielder Jonathan Villar to the Milwaukee Brewers for minor league pitcher Cy Sneed...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 months ago 14,633 reads 31 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs Become 1st Team Since 2011 to Win 3 Major Awards

    The 2015 Chicago Cubs are the first team since the 2011 Seattle Mariners to account for three of MLB 's major end-of-season awards, per MLB Stat of the Day on Twitter...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 9 months ago 3,339 reads 8 comments

  9. Joe Maddon's Cocky, Loose Persona Was Perfect for Young Cubs Stars

    Joe Maddon entered a den full of untested Cubbies. Now, after his first season at the helm, they're all grown up. No, Chicago didn't bust its legendary World Series drought...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 4,872 reads 21 comments

  10. Joe Maddon Wins NL Manager of the Year: Voting Results, Comments and Reaction

    After winning Manager of the Year two times with the Tampa Bay Rays , Joe Maddon brought his magic to the Chicago Cubs and was named 2015 National League Manager of the Year...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 8,851 reads 88 comments

  11. Cy Young or Not, Jake Arrieta Achieved Pitching Perfection in 2015

    The shame of the 2015 National League Cy Young race is that only one pitcher can win it. Really, the award wouldn't be misplaced on any of the three finalists' mantelpieces...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 18,745 reads 59 comments

  12. Kris Bryant Wins 2015 NL Rookie of the Year: Voting Results, Comments, Reaction

    Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs was announced as the 2015 National League Rookie of the Year on Monday as chosen by the Baseball Writers' Association of America: ESPN ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 10 months ago 13,724 reads 67 comments

  13. Todd Frazier Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Reds 3B's Future

    Add Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier to the ever-growing list of All-Stars reportedly available on this winter's trade market. C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reported that the Reds are "shopping Frazier heavily...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 10 months ago 90,530 reads 113 comments

  14. Kris Bryant's Runaway NL ROY Season Just the Tip of the Iceberg

    The Rookie of the Year is about performance, not potential. Geovany Soto can finish ahead of Joey Votto , and Chris Coghlan can win in a year when Andrew McCutchen was also eligible...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 10 months ago 24,094 reads 24 comments

  15. Jake Arrieta-Zack Greinke-Jon Lester 'Big 3' Would Put Cubs on 2016 Title Path

    When the Chicago Cubs hired Joe Maddon last winter, Theo Epstein called it a " unique opportunity " the team just couldn't pass up. When they signed Jon Lester six weeks later, Maddon said they'd " won the baseball lottery ...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 10 months ago 20,155 reads 118 comments

  16. Jay Bruce Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Reds OF's Future

    The Cincinnati Reds unsuccessfully shopped Jay Bruce at the 2015 MLB trade deadline, but the team appears more motivated to move the right fielder with the offseason officially underway...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 10 months ago 960 reads 0 comments

  17. Lance Lynn's TJ Surgery Positions Cardinals as Big Players in Loaded SP Market

    Starting pitching was the least of the St. Louis Cardinals ' problems in 2015. Even despite losing Adam Wainwright for the bulk of the year, the Cardinals rotation still racked up an MLB -best 2...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 13,399 reads 57 comments

  18. Lance Lynn Injury: Updates on Cardinals P's Recovery from Tommy John Surgery

    The 2015 MLB season just ended a little over a week ago, and already the St. Louis Cardinals are having to deal with an injury ahead of next year. The team announced Tuesday that Lance Lynn had Tommy John surgery...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 7,946 reads 29 comments

  19. Aroldis Chapman Reportedly Traded to Los Angeles Dodgers

    Reds closer Aroldis Chapman has reportedly been on the trade block as Cincinnati looks to acquire some young talent after finishing last in the National League Central in 2015, and it appears they have found a trade partner...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 10 months ago 114,214 reads 183 comments

  20. Alex Reyes Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    St. Louis Cardinals minor league pitcher Alex Reyes will miss the start of the 2016 season after earning a 50-game suspension following a positive test for marijuana, per Jesse Sanchez of MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 19,471 reads 105 comments

  21. Rob Manfred Comments on Investigation into Cardinals' Hacking Scandal

    The conclusion of the federal investigation into St. Louis Cardinals ' alleged hacking of the Houston Astros ' database could be on the horizon...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 3,799 reads 11 comments

  22. David Price to Cubs Looking Like One of the Surer Things of 2016 MLB Offseason

    For the second consecutive offseason, the Chicago Cubs could land the hottest left-hander on the market...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 82,837 reads 207 comments

  23. How the Chicago Cubs Can Take Next Step from 2015 Darlings to 2016 Favorites

    The 2015 Cubs season was an appetizer of sorts. It didn’t necessarily represent accomplishment but rather possibilities for a young core that will remain in Chicago for several more years...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 10 months ago 9,914 reads 65 comments

  24. Dick Williams Promoted to Reds GM: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Cincinnati Reds announced Wednesday that Dick Williams was promoted to senior vice president and general manager in a slight restructuring of the front office...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 10 months ago 1,557 reads 0 comments

  25. Todd Frazier Could Be the Steal of MLB Offseason's Hitter Trade Market

    Free agency always goes into the Major League Baseball offseason as the belle of the winter ball, snatching the headlines and hogging the discussions and debates during the fall...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 10 months ago 18,913 reads 32 comments