1. Shedding Light on Adrian Beltre's Under-the-Radar Hall of Fame Career

    When Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre was introduced as an American League reserve for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on Tuesday, the crowd offered ...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 4,997 reads 38 comments

  2. 2014 MLB All-Star Game: Biggest Takeaways from the Midsummer Classic

    The 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game lived up to the billing on Tuesday night. Thanks to a combination of dominant pitching, superb hitting, excellence defense, thoughtful ...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 11,721 reads 43 comments

  3. Where David Price's Trade Value, Suitors Stand at the All-Star Break

    David Price won't be pitching in the 2014 All-Star Game, but the buzz around the Tampa Bay Rays star lefty is certain to create a buzz around Target Field during the Midsummer Classic...

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  4. Yoenis Cespedes' Home Run Derby Display Shows He Performs Best on the Big Stage

    When the lights shine brightest, Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes stars. In the aftermath of a second consecutive Home Run Derby crown, it's becoming abundantly clear that the 28-year-old has a flair for the dramatic...

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  5. 2014 MLB All-Star Game Starting Lineups: Complete AL vs. NL Breakdown, Preview

    As the middle of summer arrives, baseball is set to once again take over center stage in American professional sports...

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  6. Biggest Takeaways from This Week's MLB Action

    The final weekend of the first half of the season is upon us, baseball fans. Unlike many years, the sport didn't coast into the All-Star break this time around...

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  7. How Freddie Freeman Lives with the Pressures of New Mega-Contract

    Earlier this week, Bleacher Report had an exclusive opportunity to speak with Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman...

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  8. MLB Players, Prospects with Most Fantasy Value to Gain at 2014 Trade Deadline

    For Major League Baseball teams, the annual trade deadline is a battle between the present and future for executives, managers and players...

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

    If you love rumors, speculation and banter about the Major League Baseball trade market, it's your time of the year...

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  10. Imagining Events, Ideal Participants for an MLB All-Star Skills Challenge

    When the best and brightest stars in Major League Baseball ascend on Target Field in Minnesota next week, the sport will be showcased for current and future fans...

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  11. Dark-Horse MLB Awards Contenders as 2014 All-Star Break Approaches

    As the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game approaches, the major narratives of the season have been well-established...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 12,346 reads 46 comments

  12. Masahiro Tanaka Fighting Rookie Wall After Phenomenal June Run

    Masahiro Tanaka is human. After opening his major league career with three months of brilliant outings, the New York Yankees rookie has hit a wall in July...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 13,952 reads 62 comments

  13. Biggest Snubs of 2014 MLB All-Star Game Rosters

    The annual announcement of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters doubles as a coronation for deserving players and debate among fans for which stars were unfairly left out in the cold...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 37,840 reads 105 comments

  14. Brandon McCarthy Trade, Alfonso Soriano Designation Show Yankees' Desperation

    As the New York Yankees took the field Sunday afternoon at Target Field vs. the Minnesota Twins , a stark reality faced a team struggling to climb over .500: the depth of legitimate American League contenders...

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  15. Biggest Takeaways from This Week's MLB Action

    The marathon feel of Major League Baseball's 162-game season can be broken down into easily digestible and debatable segments. As the 2014 campaign enters the stretch run of the first half of the season, let's take a look back on the last week of action.

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 3 months ago 6,187 reads 22 comments

  16. What Does CC Sabathia's Impending Return Mean for Yankees' Playoff Chances?

    When CC Sabathia hit the disabled list on May 11, the 33-year-old lefty sported a 5.28 ERA. At that moment, a case could have been made that the former Cy Young winner was hurting the team on a start-by-start basis...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 3 months ago 1,202 reads 4 comments

  17. Steve Pearce's 4-Hit Night, Huge 2014 Numbers Help Push Orioles into 1st

    The Baltimore Orioles are tied for first place in the American League East thanks to the bat of one of the unlikeliest breakout candidates in recent memory...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 3 months ago 6,687 reads 14 comments

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

    The Major League Baseball trade deadline is officially just four weeks away. By the end of business on July 31, the landscape of the 2014 season will have changed, potentially altering the fate of October in the process...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 3 months ago 14,826 reads 21 comments

  19. Gregory Polanco's Success Latest Sign Pirates Know How to Find Elite Talent

    When the Pittsburgh Pirates introduced general manager Neal Huntington on September 25, 2007, a once-proud franchise was in disarray. Nearly seven full years later, the Pirates are coming off a postseason appearance and overflowing with young talent..

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  20. MLB All-Star Voting 2014: What the Fans Have Right and Wrong

    Every year, Major League Baseball affords fans the privilege of voting the starters into July's All-Star Game...

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  21. Predicting the Biggest Buyers and Sellers at MLB's Midway Point

    The 2014 All-Star Game is still a few weeks away, but don't let that distort your vision of the 2014 season. By the start of play on June 30, almost every team in baseball will have reached its midway point...

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  22. Assessing Derek Jeter's Farewell Season at the Midway Point

    The 2014 season has reached its midway point, meaning Derek Jeter 's farewell tour, age-40 season and goodbye to the game of baseball has reached the same juncture. When assessing Jeter's play thus far, context is critical...

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  23. Are Yankees or Red Sox Better Positioned for 2nd-Half Surge?

    In the recent past, a three-game weekend series in New York between the Yankees and Red Sox would have been a marquee event...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 3 months ago 5,232 reads 29 comments

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

    Buckle up, baseball fans. With the halfway mark of the 2014 season approaching, it's time for contenders to take the next step on the road to postseason contention...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 3 months ago 3,099 reads 1 comments

  25. Matt Kemp Rediscovering His MVP Form with Blistering June

    It's easy to forget now, but Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp was once considered one of the of the best players in the world...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 3 months ago 14,395 reads 49 comments