1. 10 Biggest Takeaways from the First 2 Months of MLB Action

    Over the course of this weekend, almost every team in baseball will have played 54 games of the 2014 schedule. With one-third of the season nearly complete, it's a perfect time to assess the season thus far...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 12,628 reads 23 comments

  2. Projecting MLB's Biggest Buyers and Sellers Entering June

    In baseball, the season can be broken down into three stages that form the backbone of each campaign, setting the stage for present and future success...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 21,197 reads 21 comments

  3. Ranking the Greatest Negro League Players Who Never Played in MLB

    Major League Baseball does a great job of honoring its past, even those who, unfortunately, weren't allowed to be part of it. The annual April celebration of Jackie Robinson Day serves as a two-fold remembrance of a great player and civic hero...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 6,105 reads 17 comments

  4. MLB Rumors: Analyzing All the Latest Whispers, News and Speculation

    With Memorial Day in the books, baseball fans can look forward to the summer months, pennant races and the highly publicized trade market...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 9,904 reads 18 comments

  5. Recent Events Show New York Mets Ownership Is as Disconnected as Ever

    When it comes to assessing problems with the New York Mets , don't be fooled by the NL East standings, low on-base percentages throughout the team's lineup or the group of young, inconsistent pitchers learning at the big league level...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 4,531 reads 57 comments

  6. MLB Draft 2014: A Closer Look at the Most Big League-Ready Prospects

    For many diehard sports fans, the annual Major League Baseball draft ranks below the respective drafts in the NFL, NBA and NHL. The main reason: delayed gratification...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 29,800 reads 18 comments

  7. Streaking Blue Jays Are Taking the AL East by Surprise

    These aren't your 2013 Toronto Blue Jays . After a 9-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night, the AL East's best team is steamrolling toward June as the hottest team in baseball...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 45,654 reads 116 comments

  8. Nick Swisher Discusses Journey to Afghanistan, Idea of MLB Game for the Troops

    Last week, Bleacher Report had an exclusive opportunity to speak with Cleveland Indians star Nick Swisher ...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 5,328 reads 5 comments

  9. Biggest Takeaways from the First 8 Weeks of the MLB Season

    In baseball, a day doesn't go by without a new story, narrative, ascending club or major injury to dominate the news cycle. It's easy to get lost in day-to-day headlines on the long, winding path of the 162-game season...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 36,585 reads 73 comments

  10. 2014 Phillies Fire Sale Would Completely Change MLB Trade Market

    The 2014 Philadelphia Phillies are a confounding baseball team, stuck between a successful past and a bleak future. In the present, a mediocre potential contender has emerged due to the parity engulfing the National League East...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 12,656 reads 14 comments

  11. MLB Rumors: Analyzing All the Latest Whispers, News and Speculation

    With Memorial Day on the horizon, it's time for those immersed in the game of baseball to re-evaluate the trajectory of the 2014 season...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 13,117 reads 11 comments

  12. How the Prince Fielder for Ian Kinsler Trade Has Transformed Both Lineups

    When the Texas Rangers arrive at Comerica Park for a four-game series against the Detroit Tigers, casual baseball fans won't give much thought to Victor Martinez's excellence , Yu Darvish's strikeout prowess or even Miguel Cabrera's special bat...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 7,061 reads 22 comments

  13. Why the Braves Lineup as Constructed Will Never Hit Enough to Contend

    The Atlanta Braves were one of baseball's best stories in the month of April. Despite losing multiple impact starting pitchers in spring training, a makeshift pitching staff led ...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 10,241 reads 91 comments

  14. Is Yangervis Solarte a Future MLB Star or a Flash in the Pan?

    When spring training ended, New York Yankees infielder Yangervis Solarte looked like a fringe major league player in the right place at the right time...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 15,568 reads 51 comments

  15. Victor Martinez Quietly Having Amazing Season in Revamped Tigers Lineup

    When baseball fans think of the Detroit Tigers , names like Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer and Miguel Cabrera are quickly associated with one of baseball's best teams...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 6,931 reads 7 comments

  16. Biggest Takeaways from the First 7 Weeks of the MLB Season

    Baseball's 162-game schedule allows for introspection and wide-ranging narratives, but the day-to-day news cycle looms for every team. With each injury, disabled list stint, minor league call-up or transaction, the state of the league can easily shift...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 10,777 reads 20 comments

  17. Ranking Derek Jeter's 10 Greatest Subway Series Moments

    Barring unexpected and improbable runs to the World Series by both the New York Yankees and New York Mets , Derek Jeter has played his last game against the crosstown rivals...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 3,676 reads 8 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Analyzing All the Latest Whispers, News and Speculation

    As the 2014 Major League Baseball season speeds toward the quarter pole, the process of evaluating players and teams is reaching a critical juncture for front-office minds around the sport...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 11,917 reads 10 comments

  19. Yankees Must Follow Masahiro Tanaka's Lead to Compete in 2014

    Heading into the third game of the 2014 Subway Series, the New York Yankees looked like a mediocre team on a collision course with the bottom of the AL East...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 10,100 reads 30 comments

  20. Mets Fans' Hatred of Carlos Beltran Has Never Been Justified

    New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran is the owner of a wonderful career that will likely land him on the cusp of Cooperstown five years after retirement...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 3,440 reads 31 comments

  21. How the New MLB Instant Replay System Is Affecting Manager Ejections

    When Major League Baseball chose to implement expanded instant replay for the 2014 season, the game changed for the better...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 1,685 reads 4 comments

  22. St. Louis Cardinals' Offensive Struggles Are No First-Quarter Fluke

    Last year, the St. Louis Cardinals rode the wave of a historically great clutch offense, excellent starting pitching and a young, hard-throwing bullpen all the way to the World Series...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 4,411 reads 15 comments

  23. Can New York Yankees Survive Until CC Sabathia, Michael Pineda Return?

    Over the first three weeks of the 2014 MLB season, it looked as if starting pitching would carry the New York Yankees in the AL East...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 6,382 reads 12 comments

  24. Biggest Takeaways from the First 6 Weeks of the MLB Season

    At the conclusion of play on May 8, almost half of the teams in baseball had played at least 35 games or more than 20 percent of the 2014 schedule...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 12,990 reads 29 comments

  25. 10 MLB Prospects Who Look to Be Taking a Step Back in 2014

    Baseball enthusiasts can become obsessed with prospects. For every group of fans, regardless of payroll or market size, the idea of a special young player making the jump to the big league club is tantalizing...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 8,806 reads 6 comments