1. St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Live Blog

    It's finally here! After five long, cold months without baseball, the 2016 MLB season has officially arrived, with the St. Louis Cardinals taking on the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first of three games on this wonderful Sunday...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 29,915 reads 44 comments

  2. Predicting the 2016 MLB Stat Leaders in Every Major Category

    With April 3's Opening Day finally in sight, now is the time to predict who will lead each league in some notable statistical categories...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 48,409 reads 118 comments

  3. Ranking the Top 50 MLB Players at the Start of the 2016 Regular Season

    The 2016 MLB season starts Sunday with a triple-header of games capped by a rematch of last fall's World Series meeting between the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals on Sunday Night Baseball ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 131,653 reads 436 comments

  4. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand in Offense, Pitching and More

    Before the 2016 MLB season officially gets underway next week and we roll out one last version of our preseason power rankings, we've decided to stack up all 30 teams a bit differently...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 106,333 reads 293 comments

  5. Bleacher Report's 2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft Cheat Sheet

    After an offseason of research and preparation, it's finally here. It's time for your annual fantasy baseball draft, and what you need now is all of that offseason research and information at your fingertips in one easy, convenient article...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 27,153 reads 10 comments

  6. Final Win-Loss Predictions for Every MLB Team in 2016

    The 2016 MLB season is set to begin on Sunday, April 3, with a trio of games that concludes with a World Series rematch between the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals on Sunday Night Baseball ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 107,456 reads 222 comments

  7. Former Big-Name Prospects Making Waves in 2016 Spring Training

    Established veterans shaking off the rust and heralded prospects trying to make an impression alongside big league talent—that's generally the storyline during spring training...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 46,382 reads 17 comments

  8. Fantasy Baseball 2016: Bleacher Report's 'Do Not Draft' List to Avoid Busts

    A player can turn out to be a bust for a number of different reasons when it comes to fantasy baseball, and it's all about trying to identify and avoid those busts on draft day...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 14,183 reads 8 comments

  9. Top Prospect Report Cards Midway Through 2016 MLB Spring Training

    One of the most exciting parts of spring training is that fans get a chance to see some of their favorite team's top prospects...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 68,033 reads 80 comments

  10. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand, 2016 Mid-Spring Training Edition

    "Do we really need another updated MLB power rankings here in the middle of spring training?" Absolutely. "Has anything really changed?" Of course it has...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 77,885 reads 253 comments

  11. Winners and Losers of 2016 Spring Training's First 2 Weeks

    With two weeks of spring training action in the books, it's time to take a look around the MLB landscape and name some winners and losers...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 80,926 reads 46 comments

  12. Patience or Panic on 10 Early 2016 Spring Training Concerns

    Spring training is often a time for overreaction. On-field results don't always match expectations as players look to shake off the rust and work on refining their game for the season ahead...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 47,644 reads 51 comments

  13. Updated Spring Training Predictions for All 30 MLB Teams' Final 25-Man Rosters

    We've tried our hand at predicting each team's Opening Day roster a few times so far this offseason, but now that we have some actual spring action to base things on, here's a significantly more in-depth dive into each team's likely roster...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 56,164 reads 78 comments

  14. Fantasy Baseball 2016: 7 Hitters to Avoid as Potential Bust Candidates

    It's important to balance risk and upside when it comes to assembling a fantasy baseball roster, and one way to do that is by looking for signs of regression...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 13,380 reads 8 comments

  15. All 30 MLB Teams' Biggest Storylines of 2016 Spring Training

    With spring training games in full swing and position battles going strong, all 30 MLB teams have at least a handful of major storylines surrounding the club...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 36,624 reads 91 comments

  16. MLB Position-by-Position Player Power Rankings, 2016 Preseason Edition

    With spring training games underway, now is as good a time as any to put together our preseason position-by-position power rankings for the 2016 season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 62,697 reads 363 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball 2016: 7 Pitchers Who Won't Deliver on Draft Position

    Now that spring training games are officially underway and the calendar has turned over to March, fantasy baseball draft season is upon us...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 11,019 reads 12 comments

  18. MLB Power Rankings: Where Teams Stand at Start of 2016 Spring Training Games

    Spring training is finally underway, and games are set to begin this week in the Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues, so let's kick things off with another updated version of our MLB power rankings...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 100,823 reads 554 comments

  19. 10 Impact Free Agents Teams Can Still Snag Before Opening Day

    The free-agent market was slow to unfold this offseason, leaving a number of high-profile players unsigned heading into the new year...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 25,046 reads 13 comments

  20. MLB's 'Moneyball' Power Rankings 2016: Who Is Overpaying/Underpaying the Most?

    The Moneyball philosophy may not have resulted in a World Series title for the Oakland Athletics yet, but it undoubtedly had an impact on the way teams are assembled throughout the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 94,395 reads 131 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball 2016: Draft 'Buy or Sell' on Top Spring Training Rookies

    The 2015 MLB season gave us one of the deepest and most productive rookie classes in recent memory, as a number of first-year players became major contributors on the fantasy baseball landscape...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 18,659 reads 16 comments

  22. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand as 2016 Spring Training Kicks off

    Spring training is finally underway, and among others things, that means it's time for another updated version of our MLB power rankings. We last updated these rankings Jan...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 118,840 reads 417 comments

  23. 10 MLB Spring Training Non-Roster Invitees with Best Shot to Make Roster

    With spring training in full swing this week, a select few will be looking to make the most of their preseason opportunities...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 43,584 reads 26 comments

  24. Bleacher Report's MLB Experts Make Key 2016 Spring Training Predictions

    The long, cold winter may still be going strong in some parts of the country, but one wouldn't know it in sunny Arizona and Florida, as pitchers and catchers have officially begun reporting to spring training...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 50,582 reads 153 comments

  25. MLB Farm System Rankings: Pre-2016 Spring Training Edition

    It may still be freezing in some parts of the country, but spring training is officially here, as pitchers and catchers are set to begin reporting in sunny Arizona and Florida...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 88,004 reads 204 comments