1. Power Surges of Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas a Big Boost for ALCS-Bound Royals

    Riding the power of Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas into the American League Championship Series is just how the Kansas City Royals drew it up...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 21,314 reads 34 comments

  2. Selecting the 2014 MLB Postseason's All-Clutch Team

    Let's imagine we're in a movie where the 2014 MLB postseason is a villain that must be stopped. Now, let's imagine that the only way to do so is by assembling a team with the right kind of experience...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 34,252 reads 112 comments

  3. Tigers Bullpen Is Terrible, but Orioles Showing Goods for Deep October Run

    If the American League Division Series matchup between the Detroit Tigers and Baltimore Orioles has a prevailing storyline after two games, it's how much the Tigers are getting killed by their biggest weakness...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 7,621 reads 22 comments

  4. Clayton Kershaw vs. Adam Wainwright Game 1 Ace Clash Is Crucial NLDS Tone-Setter

    From the city that brought you Freddy vs. Jason , Alien vs. Predator and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World comes the latest and greatest in "vs." entertainment. Clayton Kershaw vs...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 4,009 reads 14 comments

  5. Royals Again Show Mastery of Finding a Way in ALDS Game 1 Win over Angels

    You wouldn't expect the majors' worst home run-hitting team to win a postseason game with a clutch dinger. Nor would you expect it to come from a .212 hitter in the No. 9 slot. That just wouldn't make sense...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 8,856 reads 13 comments

  6. Bleacher Report's Year-End MLB Award Predictions

    Sometime in the last six months, we all blinked, and the 2014 Major League Baseball season flew by. So here we are, certainly in a state of bewilderment, to talk about awards season...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 62,743 reads 128 comments

  7. Creating a Blueprint for Each ALDS, NLDS Team to Win the World Series

    The road from the division series to winning the World Series isn't that complicated. Just score more runs than the other team in 11 games, and the bubbly is yours to spray around...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 21,905 reads 24 comments

  8. Mike Trout's 1st Postseason Key to Cementing Place as MLB's Best Player

    They say Mike Trout can do anything. Apparently, all you have to do is ask. Here goes then: Hey, Mike Trout. Simon says dominate in your first postseason. ...Or else...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 7,461 reads 37 comments

  9. MLB About to Enter Most Wide-Open Postseason in a Long Time

    Here's something that might sound weird coming from a guy who's supposed to know baseball: I have no idea who's going to win the 2014 World Series. Of course, I will make a pick at some point...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 5,628 reads 9 comments

  10. Jordan Zimmermann's No-Hitter Highlights Nationals' Dominant Postseason Staff

    Given the kind of firepower the Washington Nationals have in their starting rotation, it was just a matter of time before their starters had everyone's attention in October. Jordan Zimmermann , however, decided to start the party a few days early.

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 13,016 reads 17 comments

  11. Where Does Derek Jeter's Hall of Fame Career Stand Among His Peers?

    This is it, you guys. The day has finally come. It's time to bid Derek Jeter his final farewell. After the longtime New York Yankees shortstop plays one last game Sunday against ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 48,495 reads 194 comments

  12. B/R MLB 500: Top 500 Players for 2015

    After sizing up the top players at each position throughout September, the B/R MLB 500 is now ready for its grand finale: All 500 players, one list...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 164,140 reads 303 comments

  13. B/R MLB 500: Top 70 Corner Outfielders

    After a brief check-in with designated hitters , the B/R MLB 500 will now conclude its position-by-position tour with corner outfielders...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 89,110 reads 178 comments

  14. B/R MLB 500: Top 10 Designated Hitters

    With center fielders in the bag, the B/R MLB 500 now turns its attention to the guys who wield bats for a living: designated hitters...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 58,111 reads 76 comments

  15. B/R MLB 500: Top 40 Center Fielders

    After checking in with relief pitchers , the B/R MLB 500 now turns its attention to arguably the most athletic players on the diamond: center fielders...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 109,127 reads 188 comments

  16. B/R MLB 500: Top 55 Relief Pitcher Rankings

    After last visiting with the guys at the hot corner , the B/R MLB 500 now continues with a look at the guys coming in from the bullpen...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 74,971 reads 215 comments

  17. Chris Davis' 25-Game Suspension Could Impact O's More Than You'd Think

    Literally and figuratively, the Baltimore Orioles have lost a big piece for their upcoming trip to October...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 12,002 reads 22 comments

  18. B/R MLB 500: Top 35 Third Basemen

    With shortstops in the bag, the B/R MLB 500 will now wrap up its trip around the infield at the hot corner...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 93,634 reads 141 comments

  19. B/R MLB 500: Top 35 Shortstops

    After paying a visit to the guys at second base , the B/R MLB 500 will now move on to the jewels of the infield: shortstops...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 109,221 reads 208 comments

  20. B/R MLB 500: Top 35 Second Basemen

    Having last checked in with starting pitchers , the B/R MLB 500 will now resume its trip around the bases to visit the guys manning second base...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 101,616 reads 91 comments

  21. B/R MLB 500: Top 150 Starting Pitchers

    After checking in with the guys behind the plate , the next stop for the B/R MLB 500 is the guys they do business with the most: starting pitchers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 132,340 reads 214 comments

  22. B/R MLB 500: Top 35 Catchers

    With the B/R MLB 500 having gotten underway with a look at first basemen , it's now time to head 90 feet back down the line for a look at the guys wearing the armor...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 year ago 133,272 reads 249 comments

  23. MLB 500 2014: Top 35 First Basemen

    Since a trip around the bases begins at first base, we'll begin this year's B/R MLB 500 the same way. First basemen will be scored like so: 35 points for Approach/Hitting, 40 points ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 year ago 130,997 reads 182 comments

  24. B/R MLB 500: An Introduction to This Year's List

    Grab your peanuts and Cracker Jack, and then find your seat. It's time. Time for the B/R MLB 500. This is Year 2 of the MLB 500, and the idea is the same as in Year 1 : Gather ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 year ago 20,768 reads 8 comments

  25. Dissecting Nolan Ryan's One-of-a-Kind Legacy, 25 Years After 5,000th Strikeout

    Let's go back 25 years to Aug. 22, 1989, to appreciate Nolan Ryan doing something that hadn't been done before, hasn't been done since and may never be done again...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 year ago 19,292 reads 18 comments