1. Royce Lewis: Prospect Profile, MLB Comparison for Twins' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Royce Lewis Position: SS/OF DOB: June 5, 1999 (18 years old) Height/Weight: 6'1", 185 lbs Bats/Throws: R/R School: JSerra Catholic HS (Calif...

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  2. 2017 MLB Draft Picks: Live Team-by-Team Day 1 Grades and Analysis

    The 2017 MLB draft has arrived, and the next wave of high school and college talent is set to join the professional ranks. The three-day event kicked off Monday night with the first two rounds and 75 total selections...

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  3. One Realistic Trade Every MLB Contender Should Make

    Earlier this week, fellow B/R MLB writer Zachary Rymer wrote an article entitled MLB Metrics 101: The Biggest Trade Needs for Each Contender in which he took a statistical approach to breaking down each relevant club's biggest area of weakness...

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  4. Chicago Cubs' 2017 MLB Draft Preview, Predictions

    The Chicago Cubs went from a rebuilding afterthought to World Series champs thanks in large part to the front office's ability to draft and develop young talent...

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  5. MLB Draft Big Board 2017: Bleacher Report's Complete Predraft Rankings

    The 2017 MLB draft is now less than a week away, with the first round set to begin on Monday, June 12. The Minnesota Twins will be picking No. 1 overall, just the third time in franchise history they've held the top selection...

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  6. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 10

    Can anyone unseat the Houston Astros atop our weekly MLB power rankings? They became the first team to 40 wins this season with a pair of series sweeps last week, wrapping up a dominant 22-7 month of May...

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  7. 2017 MLB Mock Draft with 2 Weeks Remaining

    The 2017 MLB draft will begin on June 12 with 1,215 total players set to be selected over the course of the three-day event...

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  8. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand at the End of May

    It was an impressive week for the league's best teams, as the top four spots in our weekly power rankings remain unchanged for the first time all season. However, that doesn't mean there weren't a number of teams making significant moves...

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  9. MLB Players We Didn't See Coming in 2017

    The 2017 MLB season has provided more than a few unexpected standout performances. Who would have guessed that Ervin Santana, Mike Leake and Jason Vargas would boast three of the ...

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  10. Chicago Cubs: Ian Happ and 5 Reasons to Expect a Cubbies Breakout

    The Chicago Cubs are now 45 games into the 2017 season. At this point a year ago, they were 31-14 with a five-game lead in the NL Central standings and a ridiculous plus-119 run differential...

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  11. Ranking All 30 MLB Teams by Their Trade-Asset Power

    There are two types of teams who hold significant power at the MLB trade deadline. One is a rebuilding club with coveted veteran assets, and the other is a contender with the prospect talent to swing a blockbuster deal to acquire said veteran talent..

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  12. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 8

    If we've learned anything this baseball season, it's that not all divisions are created equal. This week's power rankings show three NL West teams among the top seven and four AL East clubs with at least a ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 113,641 reads 0 comments

  13. B/R's Top 50 MLB Prospects at Season's Quarter Mark

    The game of baseball is in good hands with an abundance of superstar-caliber players breaking into the league in recent years and more impressive young talent on the way. Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi was the No...

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  14. Chicago Cubs: 5 Players Who Need to Step Up ASAP After Poor Starts

    The Chicago Cubs are not off to the dominant start many expected. The World Series champions are 20-19 with a plus-eight run differential through their first 39 games, leaving them in third place in the NL Central...

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  15. MLB Trade Market Watch: Predicting the Biggest Names Who'll Be Up for Grabs

    We're still two-and-a-half months from the non-waiver trade deadline, but it's never too early to start getting a feel for what the summer trade market might look like...

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  16. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand at the Quarter Mark

    For the third consecutive week, we have a new No. 1 team in our weekly MLB power rankings. Had the Houston Astros and New York Yankees split their four-game series over the weekend, ...

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  17. Each MLB Team's Weakest Link in 2017

    Even the hallowed 1927 New York Yankees had a weak link. On a team with a combined .307 average and .872 OPS, third baseman Joe Dugan hit just .269 with a .683 OPS as the clear outlier in what most consider the greatest lineup ever assembled...

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  18. Finding a Perfect Trade Fix for MLB Teams

    It's never too early to start talking trade. The MLB season is a little over a month old, but already there are clear areas of need cropping up for every team around the league...

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  19. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 6

    Teams such as the Washington Nationals, Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians are right where we expected them to be through 30 or so games...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 112,060 reads 0 comments

  20. Each MLB Team's Prospect Who Has Earned a Big League Call-Up

    There are a lot of moving parts that go into an MLB prospect earning a big league promotion. First, there has to be a need at the MLB level, so as to avoid stalling a young player's development being derailed by not seeing regular playing time...

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  21. 1 Roster Move Each MLB Team Must Make ASAP

    At this point in the MLB season, no team feels completely comfortable with its roster, and there is always tinkering to be done in an effort to get the best 25 guys in the big leagues...

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  22. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand at the Start of May

    The first month of the 2017 MLB season was memorable, to say the least. As is the case with any new season, we've had our fair share of surprises and disappointments, both on individual and team levels...

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  23. Buying or Selling Chicago Cubs' 5 Most Surprising April Stars

    The Chicago Cubs face an uphill battle as they look to repeat as World Series champions, but it's not for a lack of talent —i t's just not an easy feat to accomplish...

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  24. Buying or Selling Boston Red Sox's 5 Most Surprising April Stars

    The Boston Red Sox entered the season with lofty expectations after winning 93 games last season and then adding Chris Sale to the mix in a winter meetings blockbuster...

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  25. The Early-Season Buzz Around Every MLB Team

    The 2017 MLB season is less than a month old and already there's plenty to talk about. Whether it's an early trade rumor, an imminent prospect promotion, a struggling player potentially ...

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