1. Kyle Schwarber's Promotion Will Offer Tease of Lethal Cubs Lineup to Come

    The following is not a recording: The Chicago Cubs are calling up an elite hitting prospect. That's been a hobby of theirs in 2015, as they tabbed Kris Bryant in late April and Addison Russell shortly after him...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 20 days ago 27,939 reads 44 comments

  2. 10 Biggest Takeaways from Week 10's MLB Action

    The 2015 Major League Baseball season is ticking along. In fact, it's made it to double digits, as it's now 10 weeks old. This calls for our usual celebration. Round up the big storylines and dig in...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 23 days ago 29,694 reads 73 comments

  3. Predicting How MLB's Balance of Power Will Shift in Coming Years

    Everyone, come and gather 'round the crystal baseball. It's time to gaze into the future. Specifically, we're interested in looking at what Major League Baseball's power structure will look like in a few years' time...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 24 days ago 14,082 reads 96 comments

  4. In Lost Season, Now Is the Time for Todd Frazier Blockbuster Trade

    With their season not going the way they had hoped, the best thing the Cincinnati Reds can do is trade the one player who can bring back the biggest return. No, not the guy with the awesome dreadlocks who's also awesome at pitching baseballs...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 24 days ago 11,601 reads 45 comments

  5. How Concerned Should the Mets Be over Matt Harvey's Recent Struggles?

    All of a sudden, the Dark Knight is getting lit up. If you're not up-to-date on current affairs, Matt Harvey isn't doing so well these days...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 25 days ago 11,733 reads 23 comments

  6. 2015 MLB Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers of the Entire Draft

    Three days, 1,215 picks and who knows how many wishful-thinking player comparisons later, the 2015 Major League Baseball draft has come to a close. We've already discussed winners and losers for Day 1 and Day 2 of the draft individually...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 26 days ago 192,658 reads 134 comments

  7. Chris Archer Has Quietly Joined Select Group of MLB's Top Aces

    It's been nearly a year since David Price was traded. Alex Cobb is injured. Matt Moore is still recovering from Tommy John surgery. And yet, the Tampa Bay Rays are not ace-less...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 26 days ago 6,141 reads 32 comments

  8. Chris Heston's No-Hitter Shines Light on Giants' Latest Hidden Gem

    You're not going to win three World Series titles in five years without unearthing a few hidden gems here and there. Just ask the San Francisco Giants , who know a thing or two about that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 27 days ago 27,937 reads 36 comments

  9. 2015 MLB Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers of Day 1

    The first day of the 2015 Major League Baseball draft came and went Monday night. As per usual, we'll know who had a good day and who had a bad day in a few years...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 27 days ago 140,957 reads 68 comments

  10. MLB Draft 2015: Live Rounds 1-2 Results and Reaction

    The 2015 Major League Baseball draft is underway! Keep it here at Bleacher Report for the latest picks and analysis...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 28 days ago 255,642 reads 148 comments

  11. Super Prospect Carlos Correa Is Set to Give Face to Astros' Rebirth

    Just when you thought the Houston Astros ' bright present looked good enough, now it's about to look a bit more like their even brighter future...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 29 days ago 24,847 reads 26 comments

  12. 10 Biggest Takeaways from Week 9's MLB Action

    And so, the 2015 Major League Baseball season rolls ever onward. It's already nine whole weeks old! To celebrate the occasion, we'll do what we always do at the end of the week: round up the big storylines and dig in...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 28,632 reads 73 comments

  13. Mark Teixeira's Resurgence a Major Asset for AL East-Leading Yankees

    In the middle of the New York Yankees ' lineup, you can find two aging hitters who seemed to be past their primes but are now hitting as if they've found the fountain of youth...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 17,098 reads 33 comments

  14. Bryce Harper Is Threatening Mike Trout's Spot as MLB's No. 1 Star

    We're into year four of the " Bryce Harper vs. Mike Trout" debate. And to one extent, it's still as silly as it was in year one...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 39,688 reads 137 comments

  15. Tigers' Recent Nosedive Raising Alarms but Not Panic Time Quite Yet

    Remember how the Detroit Tigers were playing at the beginning of the year, when they started 11-2 and seemed to have the American League Central in their pocket? If you can picture ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 8,108 reads 35 comments

  16. Houston Astros Can Cement Limitless Future with 2015 MLB Draft Haul

    If you think the Houston Astros are living a charmed life now, just wait until they're finished with the 2015 MLB draft. It's their ticket to ensure that their bright present will have a bright future...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 35,358 reads 33 comments

  17. Does Baseball Have a Race Problem at Manager?

    Major League Baseball could have a worse reputation with racial diversity. Baseball is the sport of Jackie Robinson, after all, and today's players come from all over the globe...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 25,254 reads 15 comments

  18. Joey Gallo's Head-Turning MLB Debut Teases Offensive Weapon He Can Become

    Before Tuesday, the Texas Rangers knew they had an elite power-hitting prospect in 21-year-old third baseman Joey Gallo. What they didn't know is how he looked in real, live major-league action...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 20,428 reads 42 comments

  19. Mike Trout's 2015 Season May Be His Most Valuable Yet

    Obviously, you're not surprised to see " Mike Trout " and "most valuable" in the same sentence. Trout was the runner-up in the American League MVP voting in 2012 and 2013 before winning the award in 2014...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 14,833 reads 24 comments

  20. Jacob deGrom Proving His Sudden Rise to Stardom Has Staying Power

    For much of the day on Monday, the New York Mets story du jour was the three-year anniversary of Johan Santana's 2012 no-hitter. That is to say, the flavor of the day was that of bittersweet nostalgia...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 6,707 reads 58 comments

  21. Kyle Schwarber Is Next in Long Line of Cubs' Rising Offensive Stars

    With Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler and Addison Russell already in their lineup, seemingly the last thing the Chicago Cubs need is another talented young hitter. And yet there's Kyle Schwarber ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 66,512 reads 121 comments

  22. 2015 MLB Rookie of the Year Stock Watch, End of May Edition

    Major League Baseball has been overrun with youth in recent years, and the barrage isn't letting up in 2015. So if you like high drama in your awards races, the Rookie of the Year is the one for you...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 37,330 reads 132 comments

  23. MLB's Most Underappreciated Star Now Even Better After Breakout 2014

    Enough people appreciate the Mike Trouts, Clayton Kershaws , Miguel Cabreras , Bryce Harpers and Giancarlo Stantons of the baseball world. And they should! They're darn good players...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 18,557 reads 40 comments

  24. How Inevitable 2015 Oakland A's Fire Sale Will Shake Up MLB Landscape

    The Oakland A's are totally screwed. Come trading season, however, that won't be such a bad thing for either them or the rest of Major League Baseball. The "For Sale" sign is going to go up, and everyone will benefit...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 58,706 reads 110 comments

  25. After Hot Start, Yankees Looking Like Expected Flawed Roster

    Through the first five weeks of the 2015 season, the New York Yankees looked good. Like, really good. Legitimately good. ... Too good. Sure enough, what tends to happen with teams that look too good has happened to the Yankees...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 11,577 reads 64 comments