1. Odds of Each Available MLB Star Being Dealt Before the Waiver Trade Deadline

    Major League Baseball's trading season isn't over yet. Although the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, the August waiver trade period has been humming with activity...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 22 hours ago 10,640 reads 0 comments

  2. In Middle of $72M Deal, Alex Gordon Is the Worst Offensive Player in MLB

    Alex Gordon was the first and best cornerstone player of the Kansas City Royals ' back-to-back World Series teams. It's fitting that he owns the largest contract in franchise history...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 days ago 176,834 reads 0 comments

  3. Red Sox Phenom Rafael Devers Is Taking over AL Pennant Race at Just 20 Years Old

    Rafael Devers ' official nickname is "Carita," the Spanish word for "baby face." For the Boston Red Sox , though, he might as well go by "The Difference." The 20-year-old third baseman didn't make his major league debut until July 25...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 days ago 26,129 reads 0 comments

  4. Max Scherzer B/R Q&A: Ace Talks Juiced Ball, Robot Umps and Bryce Harper Scare

    Max Scherzer 's day job is being one of Major League Baseball's elite pitchers. Already with two Cy Youngs to his name, the Washington Nationals ace has found yet another gear in 2017...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 days ago 5,795 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB Metrics 101: Worst Bang-for-Your-Buck Stars at the Quarter Pole

    Even with the average player salary at $4.5 million, the 2017 season contains many reminders that most Major League Baseball players are underpaid. The overpaid players, however, stick out like so many sore badly broken and horribly mangled thumbs..

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 days ago 88,781 reads 0 comments

  6. Full MLB Award Predictions at the Three-Quarter Mark of the 2017 Season

    As recently as the All-Star break, Aaron Judge was a lock for the American League MVP and Clayton Kershaw was charging hard for his fourth National League Cy Young...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 days ago 58,725 reads 0 comments

  7. Screw 117 Wins, Rest of Dodgers' Season Is All About Clayton Kershaw

    If they collect 34 more wins, the Los Angeles Dodgers will set a new mark for regular-season excellence. A mighty feat, indeed. But also a fragile one that would come with an obligatory "Yeah, but...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 days ago 30,580 reads 0 comments

  8. MLB Metrics 101: Baseball's Best Athletes According to Statcast

    Some baseball players run. Some catch. Some throw. And some hit the ball really hard. But which players do all of the above? Sounds like a job for Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 14 days ago 69,014 reads 0 comments

  9. Ranking the Future Star Power of MLB's Loaded 2017 Rookie Class

    What does the future hold for the top rookies of the 2017 Major League Baseball season? Better have a seat, because that's actually a big question. The future is never easy to predict, for one...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 16 days ago 51,799 reads 0 comments

  10. Joey Gallo's 116 MPH Home Run Blasts Make Him MLB's Top All-or-Nothing Slugger

    Joey Gallo might finish his first full major league season with a batting average under .200, more than 200 strikeouts and fewer than 30 singles. Such a season has never happened ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 17 days ago 44,485 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB Metrics 101: The 5 Teams That Regularly Dominate the Trade Deadline

    Making good deals during Major League Baseball's trade deadline season is no easy feat. Most of them either go bad or go nowhere. There are some teams, however, who've done well over the years...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 21 days ago 94,875 reads 0 comments

  12. David Price's $217M Red Sox Megadeal Showing All the Signs of Impending Doom

    The most expensive pitcher in Major League Baseball history is injured, seemingly declining and at war with the media. And it hasn't even been two years for David Price and the Boston Red Sox ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 22 days ago 158,236 reads 0 comments

  13. Yu Darvish Trade Makes Dodgers Unstoppable on Path to 2017 World Series

    If there was any doubt about the Los Angeles Dodgers ' resolve to win their first World Series since 1988, let July 31, 2017, be marked as the date it disappeared...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 23 days ago 79,992 reads 0 comments

  14. Adrian Beltre's 3,000th Hit Cements Place as Most Underrated Star of Generation

    The newest member of MLB 's 3,000-hit club deserves a proper introduction. Everyone, please welcome Adrian Beltre , who's so much better than he's gotten credit for...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 25 days ago 14,119 reads 0 comments

  15. $80M Man Carlos Gonzalez's Rockies Are Finally Great, and He's No Longer a Star

    Carlos Gonzalez and the Colorado Rockies have traded places. It used to be that Gonzalez was excellent and the Rockies were not...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 27 days ago 149,093 reads 0 comments

  16. Which Ace Should Be the Dodgers' Trade Target: Darvish, Gray or Verlander?

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are 40 games over .500 and way ahead in the NL West. They could load up their starting rotation with defective Jack-in-the-boxes and still win a fifth straight division title...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 27 days ago 14,764 reads 0 comments

  17. MLB Metrics 101: Potential 2017 MLB Trade Deadline Steals

    This time of year, every team in Major League Baseball is looking for a good steal at the non-waiver trade deadline. It's a shame that only a select few players are steal material...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 28 days ago 130,843 reads 0 comments

  18. Blockbuster MLB Trade Ideas Based on the Biggest Pre-Deadline Rumors

    The rumors are coming fast and furious in the final stretch before Major League Baseball's July 31 trade deadline. Some offer teases of big deals to come. Take these rumors and crossbreed them with a little imagination, and fun ideas are born...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 29 days ago 137,173 reads 0 comments

  19. Is MLB's Most Coveted Trade Target Even Worth the Blockbuster Price?

    The hottest name on Major League Baseball's summer trade market is also one of its biggest enigmas. Looking at you, Sonny Gray ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 30 days ago 32,697 reads 0 comments

  20. MLB Trade Deadline 2017: Complete Predictions 1 Week from Deadline Day

    There's one week left until Major League Baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline; that's plenty of time for things to occur. Here are a few predictions about what will happen...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 147,090 reads 0 comments

  21. Each MLB Team's Most Untouchable Prospect at Trade Deadline

    As teams across Major League Baseball look to make moves ahead of the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, there is no prospect in the game who is truly off limits. But some are more off limits than others...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 125,802 reads 0 comments

  22. MLB Metrics 101: The Most Brutal Blockbuster Trade Deadline Fails Since 2000

    The Major League Baseball trade deadline can make both dreams and nightmares come true, and there have been plenty of both in the new millennium. For anyone curious about the worst nightmares, Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101 is on the case...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 121,264 reads 0 comments

  23. Yankees' 7-Player Blockbuster Is Impact Upgrade with Bonus of Hurting Red Sox

    After selling all sorts of wares on the summer trade market last year, the New York Yankees have made it known they're back in buying mode this year. The Bombers made a big trade with the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 80,708 reads 0 comments

  24. Moving Giancarlo Stanton's $325M Megadeal Is Trade Deadline's Biggest Mystery

    There's a Giancarlo Stanton -sized mystery on the summer trade market. With Major League Baseball's July 31 trade deadline less than two weeks away, the Miami Marlins have dusted off their "For Sale" sign and put it out front...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 124,392 reads 0 comments

  25. The MLB Team on a Mission to Hoard All of the League's Future Superstars

    Building a winner in today's Major League Baseball involves painful construction followed by hopeful creation. The Chicago White Sox aren't the only team giving it a shot...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 43,928 reads 0 comments