1. MLB Metrics 101: MLB's Worst Players of the 1st Half

    Major League Baseball just played a game that featured only the best players from the first half of the 2017 season. The worst, meanwhile, were kept well out of view. Here comes Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101 to weed them out...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 79,281 reads 0 comments

  2. Can MLB-Low $63M Brewers Really Take Down the World Series Champs?

    The biggest upset of the 2017 Major League Baseball season is brewing in Milwaukee. At the All-Star break, the division races mostly look how they were supposed to. Of course the Los Angeles Dodgers lead the NL West...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 28,196 reads 0 comments

  3. B/R's 25-and-Under MLB All-Star Game: Which League's Young Stars Would Win?

    When the players take the field for the 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday, they'll come in all shapes, sizes and ages...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 55,481 reads 0 comments

  4. 500-Foot Bombs and More 2017 Home Run Derby Predictions

    It's back. Or, if you prefer: It's back, back, back. This is the first day of Major League Baseball's 2017 All-Star festivities in Miami...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 59,296 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB Metrics 101: The Best/Worst Signings (So Far) of the 2016-2017 Offseason

    There were dozens upon dozens of contracts signed during the 2016-17 Major League Baseball offseason. With the 2017 season now roughly halfway done, now's a good time to check in on how they're working out...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 125,006 reads 0 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs: 5 Reasons They'll Still Win the NL Central Despite Big Struggles

    The Chicago Cubs set out to defend their long-awaited World Series title in 2017 but have instead spent the season dancing with the .500 mark and lagging behind in the NL Central race...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 12,267 reads 0 comments

  7. One Reason Each MLB Contender Won't Win the World Series

    With varying degrees of hope, each team in Major League Baseball set out to win the 2017 World Series. Roughly halfway through the regular season, only around half of them remain in the hunt...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 100,528 reads 0 comments

  8. The San Francisco Giants' High Hopes Have Crashed Down into $180M Bust

    After one half of the 2017 Major League Baseball season, one end of the storyline spectrum contains the Houston Astros , Aaron Judge and other notables that leave you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 155,142 reads 0 comments

  9. MLB Metrics 101: The Real 2017 All-Star Teams According to the Stats

    The American League and National League All-Star teams for 2017 will be announced Sunday. If you're only interested in who will make the cut, that's all you need to know...

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  10. Paul Goldschmidt Is MLB's Most Ignored Megastar

    This meeting of the Paul Goldschmidt Appreciation Society is hereby called to order. As always, we're here because somebody has to appreciate the guy. In theory, appreciating Goldschmidt has never been easier...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 85,484 reads 0 comments

  11. $210M Ace Max Scherzer Has Passed Clayton Kershaw as MLB's No. 1 Pitcher

    The Washington Nationals signed Max Scherzer for $210 million in 2015. Two years and change later, that looks like money well spent on the best pitcher in Major League Baseball...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 151,238 reads 0 comments

  12. MLB Metrics 101: Your Team Should Run Away from These Top Trade Targets

    If they haven't already, teams across Major League Baseball need to start looking for help on the summer trade market. But which players would provide less help than expected? Sounds like a job for Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 144,853 reads 0 comments

  13. American League Holds the Key to 2017 MLB Trade-Deadline Chaos

    There's going to be action at Major League Baseball's July 31 trade deadline. It's the trade deadline. That's what it's there for. How much action, however, is up to the American League...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 105,664 reads 0 comments

  14. Dodgers Rookie Cody Bellinger Already 1 of MLB's Most Lethal Sluggers

    In a short-lived major league career that lasted from 1999 to 2002, Clay Bellinger played in 183 games, logged 344 plate appearances and hit a grand total of 12 home runs...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 128,191 reads 0 comments

  15. MLB Metrics 101: The MLB Draft's Biggest No. 1 Pick Fails

    Wasting the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft is bad. What's even worse is wasting the pick and missing out on a generational talent. What are the most extreme examples of that? Sounds like a job for Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 139,484 reads 0 comments

  16. MLB's New Post-Steroid Era Home Run Explosion Is Officially Here to Stay

    There eventually will come a day when Major League Baseball hitters stop hitting home runs in bunches. But it is not this day. And probably not tomorrow. Or the day after that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 53,667 reads 0 comments

  17. Even for Bryce Harper, 15-Year, $600M Megadeal Would Be Ridiculous

    Heard the latest chatter about Bryce Harper 's next contract? No? Well, here's a small spoiler: It's pretty outrageous...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 109,028 reads 0 comments

  18. MLB Draft 2017: Ranking the Biggest Steals of Day 1

    The first day of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft came and went on Monday. Within the day's 75 picks are plenty of storylines . Including more than a few steals. It's now time to rank the six biggest steals from Day 1 of the 2017 MLB draft...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 88,197 reads 0 comments

  19. The Worst Offenders of Baseball's Biggest Problem: The Game's Still Too Slow!

    For the most part, Major League Baseball is perfectly healthy. The league pulled in nearly $10 billion in revenue last season, a s Maury Brown of Forbes reported ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 96,040 reads 0 comments

  20. San Francisco Giants' 2017 MLB Draft Preview, Predictions

    Thinking the San Francisco Giants could stand to add some young talent? Well, it's almost time for them to do just that. The 2017 Major League Baseball draft is due up on Monday, June 12...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 6,596 reads 0 comments

  21. MLB Metrics 101: The Biggest Trade Needs for Each MLB Contender

    Trade season is upon Major League Baseball, and Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101 series is here to find out where contenders need help the most. Hello and welcome back...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 116,883 reads 0 comments

  22. They Tanked Like the Sixers; Now the Astros Are MLB's Next Big Powerhouse

    "Trust the process," goes the saying in Philadelphia . As painful as it is to watch the 76ers throw themselves into year after year of bad basketball, surely it will be for the greater good in the long run...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 31,891 reads 0 comments

  23. Each MLB Team's Biggest 2017 Question Mark Through 2 Months

    Two months into the 2017 Major League Baseball season, many mysteries remain. That makes this as good a time as any to look at each team's biggest question mark. These issues cover a wide range of topics...

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  24. MLB Metrics 101: Top Candidates for MLB's 1st $400 Million Contract

    Major League Baseball got its first $100 million man in 1998, its first $200 million man in 2000 and, at long last, its first $300 million man in 2014...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 68,045 reads 0 comments

  25. MLB Prospect Report: Late Bloomers Who Look Like Stars of the Future

    Major League Baseball is in an era in which even the youngest prospects don't need much time in the minor leagues before breaking into The Show. However, there's still room for late bloomers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 56,476 reads 0 comments