Bleacher Report - MLB http://bleacherreport.com/ Bleacher Report MLB en-us 30 What Are the 2 Closest Playoff Races in the MLB? Behind The Mic With the final month of baseball under way, some playoff races have yet to be determined. There are two divisions that have been fights all year long. Cal Ripken Jr...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184859-what-are-the-two-closest-playoff-races-in-the-mlb">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:38:56 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184859-what-are-the-two-closest-playoff-races-in-the-mlb http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184859-what-are-the-two-closest-playoff-races-in-the-mlb http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184859-what-are-the-two-closest-playoff-races-in-the-mlb Giants' Madison Bumgarner Strikes out 55 in Historically Effective August Bleacher Report Milestones San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner was historically effective in August, joining Curt Schilling as one of two pitchers in the modern era to strike out 55 or more ...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2183428-giants-madison-bumgarner-strikes-out-55-in-historically-effective-august">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:40:43 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2183428-giants-madison-bumgarner-strikes-out-55-in-historically-effective-august http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2183428-giants-madison-bumgarner-strikes-out-55-in-historically-effective-august http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2183428-giants-madison-bumgarner-strikes-out-55-in-historically-effective-august Tigers' Miguel Cabrera Moves into 5th Place on All-Time Franchise Home Runs List Bleacher Report Milestones Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera hit a pair of home runs in Monday's 12-1 win over the Cleveland Indians to move into sole possession of fifth place in franchise history, per Lee Sinins of Complete Baseball Encyclopedia ...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184453-tigers-miguel-cabrera-moves-into-5th-place-on-all-time-franchise-home-runs-list">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:13:32 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184453-tigers-miguel-cabrera-moves-into-5th-place-on-all-time-franchise-home-runs-list http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184453-tigers-miguel-cabrera-moves-into-5th-place-on-all-time-franchise-home-runs-list http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184453-tigers-miguel-cabrera-moves-into-5th-place-on-all-time-franchise-home-runs-list Teams Designed for Deep Playoff Runs Karl Buscheck October is about pitching. It's about front-line starters like Jon Lester and Clayton Kershaw and airtight bullpens like those of the Kansas City Royals and Seattle Mariners...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2179843-6-mlb-teams-designed-for-deep-playoff-runs">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:57:25 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2179843-6-mlb-teams-designed-for-deep-playoff-runs http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2179843-6-mlb-teams-designed-for-deep-playoff-runs http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2179843-6-mlb-teams-designed-for-deep-playoff-runs Bautista Looking Break Franchise Record Bleacher Report Milestones After hitting a home run in each of the last five games, Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista enters Tuesday's contest against the Tampa Bay Rays looking to match Jose Cruz Jr...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184373-blue-jays-jose-bautista-looking-to-homer-in-franchise-record-6th-straight-game">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:48:46 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184373-blue-jays-jose-bautista-looking-to-homer-in-franchise-record-6th-straight-game http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184373-blue-jays-jose-bautista-looking-to-homer-in-franchise-record-6th-straight-game http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184373-blue-jays-jose-bautista-looking-to-homer-in-franchise-record-6th-straight-game Rookie Gets 'First' Hit Before Debut? Kyle Newport Every Major League Baseball player will remember his big league debut or his first career hit, but in the case of San Francisco Giants rookie Andrew Susac , it's not so clear-cut...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184304-technicality-leads-to-unusual-details-of-giants-rookie-andrew-susacs-mlb-debut">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:08:28 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184304-technicality-leads-to-unusual-details-of-giants-rookie-andrew-susacs-mlb-debut http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184304-technicality-leads-to-unusual-details-of-giants-rookie-andrew-susacs-mlb-debut http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184304-technicality-leads-to-unusual-details-of-giants-rookie-andrew-susacs-mlb-debut Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Daily Facts Fact: The Philadelphia Phillies completed the 11th combined no-hitter in MLB history. It was the first since the Seattle Mariners used six pitchers to no-hit the Los Angeles Dodgers in June 2012...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184278-cold-hard-fact-for-tuesday-september-2-2014">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:33:34 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184278-cold-hard-fact-for-tuesday-september-2-2014 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184278-cold-hard-fact-for-tuesday-september-2-2014 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184278-cold-hard-fact-for-tuesday-september-2-2014 How Quickly Can Cubs Become Contenders? Mike Rosenbaum The Chicago Cubs are ticketed for another last-place finish in the National League Central this year, but there won’t be a more exciting team to watch over the final month of the season...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184103-how-quickly-will-cubs-dominant-prospect-quartet-breed-a-contender">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:15:00 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184103-how-quickly-will-cubs-dominant-prospect-quartet-breed-a-contender http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184103-how-quickly-will-cubs-dominant-prospect-quartet-breed-a-contender http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184103-how-quickly-will-cubs-dominant-prospect-quartet-breed-a-contender Top MLB Prospects, September Call-Up Edition Mike Rosenbaum The door to The Show opened for some of baseball’s top prospects Monday with the expansion of the active roster from 25 to 40 players...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184054-mike-rosenbaums-top-10-prospects-september-call-up-edition">Begin Slideshow</a></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184054-mike-rosenbaums-top-10-prospects-september-call-up-edition http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184054-mike-rosenbaums-top-10-prospects-september-call-up-edition http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2184054-mike-rosenbaums-top-10-prospects-september-call-up-edition Bochy Quietly Paving Way to HOF Scott Miller 1. Bruce Bochy Moving Up Charts with a Bullet Late last Wednesday night, manager Bruce Bochy and his coaches gathered in private in the San Francisco clubhouse for a quiet champagne toast...<p><a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2183531-scott-millers-starting-9-giants-bruce-bochy-moving-toward-hall-of-fame-status">Read the full article on Bleacher Report...</a></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2183531-scott-millers-starting-9-giants-bruce-bochy-moving-toward-hall-of-fame-status http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2183531-scott-millers-starting-9-giants-bruce-bochy-moving-toward-hall-of-fame-status http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2183531-scott-millers-starting-9-giants-bruce-bochy-moving-toward-hall-of-fame-status