1. 2016 MLB All-Star Rosters: B/R's 34-Man Roster Predictions

    The votes are in, and now we wait for the official word on who's invited to the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Perhaps there will be some surprises. Unless, of course, all our predictions come true...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 109,854 reads 238 comments

  2. Wil Myers' Return to Stardom Could Create Trade-Market Frenzy

    It's happening a year later than they would have liked, but Wil Myers has become a star for the San Diego Padres in 2016...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 22,178 reads 25 comments

  3. Yasiel Puig Could Be Fighting for His LA Dodgers Future the Rest of 2016

    It was roughly this time three years ago that Yasiel Puig was putting the finishing touches on a debut month for the ages...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 70,525 reads 39 comments

  4. Kris Bryant's Epic 3-HR Game Shines Light on Leap from Phenom to Superstar

    Kris Bryant was the College Player of the Year in 2013, the Minor League Player of the Year in 2014 and the National League Rookie of the Year in 2015. Clearly, the guy likes to outdo himself...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 46,886 reads 189 comments

  5. Francisco Lindor's Big Day Highlights Status as MLB's Most Overlooked Star

    There's a shortstop in the American League who has all the qualities of a superstar. He's very young, very charismatic and very skilled at hitting, baserunning and fielding. Carlos Correa? Good guess...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 34,401 reads 104 comments

  6. Giancarlo Stanton's Awakening Could Be Major Boost for Upstart Marlins

    The Miami Marlins have virtually the same winning percentage as the New York Mets . They've been flying, er, swimming under the radar, but they have some swagger going. And now it looks like they may finally have their slugger going too...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 4,844 reads 8 comments

  7. Mike Trout Blockbuster Trade Is Impossible Call Angels Must Make

    It's the decision the Los Angeles Angels don't want to make. And by golly, it's the kind of decision no team should ever have to make...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 75,075 reads 249 comments

  8. Bleacher Report's 'Future 50': Ranking MLB's Stars of the Future

    Hello and welcome to Bleacher Report's Future 50. This project aims to identify the 50 most promising prospects in Major League Baseball...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 58,585 reads 119 comments

  9. AL ERA Leader Steven Wright Filling Red Sox's Need for Co-Ace with David Price

    This seemed to be the state of the Boston Red Sox 's starting rotation at the outset of 2016: a true ace in David Price, a few guys they hoped could be his co-ace, and a knuckleballer who figured to be neither...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 6,544 reads 5 comments

  10. Tim Lincecum's 'Freak' Days Are Over, but His Career Still Has Life

    One year, one hip surgery, six-and-a-half months on the open market and three minor league starts since the last time he toed a major league mound, Tim Lincecum sent a message Saturday: The Freak lives...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 23,984 reads 20 comments

  11. Colby Lewis' Bid for History Highlights Unsung Hero of Rangers' AL-Best Rotation

    The most productive starting pitcher in the American League 's best rotation came close to making history Thursday. As a general concept, that sounds like something that  would  happen...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 6,597 reads 14 comments

  12. Bleacher Report's 2016 MLB All-Star Game Roster Predictions, 1 Month Out

    Between the fans, the players and the managers, quite a few minds will go into selecting the rosters for this year's MLB All-Star Game...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 54,965 reads 226 comments

  13. Jurickson Profar Showing Star Talent Rangers Hoped for After 2 Lost Years

    You can already imagine it on a shelf at your local book store: Better Late Than Never: The Jurickson Profar Story ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 9,129 reads 21 comments

  14. Cincinnati Reds' Adam Duvall Is the Surprise MLB Slugger of 2016

    According to the best measure we have, the top power hitter in Major League Baseball in 2016 is David Ortiz. That's not too surprising. Although he's 40 years old, he's still David Ortiz...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 28,426 reads 16 comments

  15. Ryan Braun and Jay Bruce Looking Like Game-Changing Trade Assets

    There are two guys in the NL Central having great bounce-back seasons but whose efforts are being wasted on clubs that are about as bad as everyone expected them to be. It sounds like these two guys would be better off in greener pastures...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 29,595 reads 39 comments

  16. 2016 MLB Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers of the Entire Draft

    Exactly 1,216 picks later, the 2016 Major League Baseball draft is over. We'll know how everyone made out in, oh, five years or so...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 162,816 reads 106 comments

  17. CC Sabathia's Rebirth Is Most Pleasant Surprise for Yankees

    What Alex Rodriguez was for the 2015 New York Yankees , CC Sabathia has been for the 2016 New York Yankees. That is to say: seemingly against all odds, a hugely productive player...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 15,879 reads 25 comments

  18. MLB Draft 2016: Live Results and Reaction for Rounds 1 and 2

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 130,597 reads 115 comments

  19. Reborn Slugger Mark Trumbo Is Front and Center in Orioles' Winning Formula

    The AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles have a formula for winning games, and they're sticking to it. This is thanks in no small part to Mark Trumbo , who just won't stop dropping Trumbombs ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 12,078 reads 23 comments

  20. James Shields Trade Will Not Solve White Sox's Problems

    With a 12-18 record since the calendar turned to May, the Chicago White Sox are in need of answers. What they've found instead is James Shields ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 17,860 reads 44 comments

  21. Hunter Pence's Surgery Must Be a Call to Action for Sputtering Giants Offense

    Down goes Hunter Pence . Again. Rest of the San Francisco Giants offense, that's your cue to get going now. After playing in only 52 games due to injuries in 2015, Pence has hit a major snag at the 50-game mark of his 2016 season...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 13,188 reads 38 comments

  22. Can Red Sox's MLB-Best Offense Make Real Run at 1,000 Runs in 2016?

    And now for a question that's not as absurd as it should be. Here's the deal: The Boston Red Sox 's offense has been really good in 2016. It's scored 324 runs in 54 games, an average of 6...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 35,900 reads 44 comments

  23. MLB Top Prospect Trea Turner Could Be Extra Spark for Contending Nationals

    They're already in first place in the NL East, but the Washington Nationals have decided to call in the cavalry anyway. As Talk Nats Blog first reported, Washington is expected to promote speedy shortstop Trea Turner, whom MLB...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 16,780 reads 21 comments

  24. How 36-Year-Old MLB Journeyman Rich Hill Has Become a Potential All-Star

    Rich Hill doesn't dwell on things that aren't important. Even if that means shrugging at his status as one of baseball's best pitchers and, in all probability, a likely first-time All-Star at the age of 36...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 44,768 reads 14 comments

  25. What's Wrong with Bryce Harper After Shocking Extended Slump?

    Remember when Bryce Harper was Bryce Harper? Oh, sure. The Washington Nationals ' star right fielder has occasionally looked like himself here and there in recent weeks...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 29,769 reads 69 comments