1. How $200M Bust Zack Greinke Can Return to Cy Young Peak

    Even Zack Greinke is perplexed by what happened last season. The numbers obviously speak for themselves. The former Cy Young winner went from a league-best 1.66 ERA in 2015, his final season with the Los Angeles Dodgers , to a 4...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 117,231 reads 0 comments

  2. ETAs for Rebuilding MLB Teams to Become Playoff-Bound

    There is no in-between in Major League Baseball anymore. Teams are either going for it or they're not. We're here to discuss ones that are not...

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  3. David Price's Elbow Could Make or Break Red Sox's World Series Dreams

    The last thing any team wants to hear in spring training is the sound of a star pitcher breaking down. That's doubly true when the team is the Boston Red Sox and the star pitcher is David Price ...

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  4. Kyle Schwarber as 2017 Chicago Cubs Leadoff Man Brings More Problems Than Good

    Kyle Schwarber doesn't look like a typical leadoff hitter. As far as the Chicago Cubs seem to be concerned, that's the genius of it. Somebody needs to pump the brakes on this idea...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 34,190 reads 0 comments

  5. Projecting MLB's 10 Most Dominant Rotations in 2020

    Which teams will have the most dominant starting rotations in 2017? Probably the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, Washington Nationals and New York Mets. Welp, that was easy...

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  6. New York Yankees: 5 Under-the-Radar Players to Watch in Spring Games

    The New York Yankees are going with a different look this spring, but nobody can accuse them of dabbling in anonymity. They have plenty of brand-name veterans and brand-name prospects...

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  7. Boston Red Sox: 5 Under-the-Radar Players to Watch in Spring Games

    You really have to strain your eyes to find roster spots on the Boston Red Sox that are up for grabs this spring. That doesn't bode well for the less heralded players in their star-studded camp...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 6,187 reads 0 comments

  8. The Biggest Emerging MLB Star at Every Position Entering 2017

    From Mike Trout to Miguel Cabrera to Clayton Kershaw and many more, Major League Baseball isn't hurting for established stars. And the ranks are swelling every year...

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  9. San Francisco Giants: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    The San Francisco Giants may not have any elite prospects, but they do have some good ones. Some even look like major leaguers , in fact. And we can prove it...

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  10. Could Noah Syndergaard Be Too Big for His Own Good?

    One of two things will happen in Noah Syndergaard's immediate future: He'll either continue to punish hitters or end up punishing himself. What the young New York Mets ace will do next is certainly worth being excited about...

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  11. Comparing MLB's New Generation of Young Megastars to Their Legendary Peers

    It's tempting to say we've never seen anything like the current crop of young stars in Major League Baseball. But the truth is, we have. This is baseball, after all. They've been playing the darn sport since around the dawn of time...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 78,514 reads 0 comments

  12. Ranking the Top 100 MLB Players at the Start of Spring Training Games

    With spring training in full swing, there's no time like the present to get caught up with the best players Major League Baseball has to offer for 2017. Or the best of the best, for that matter...

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  13. Bleacher Report's 2017 MLB Award Predictions at Start of Spring Training

    Major League Baseball just started spring training. So, it's just a little bit early to start talking about who's going to win awards for this season. But just try to stop us...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 92,651 reads 0 comments

  14. Los Angeles Dodgers: Non-Roster Invitees with Best Shot to Make 25-Man Roster

    We can be blunt about what it means to be a non-roster invitee in Los Angeles Dodgers camp this spring: It's a long climb to the 25-man roster. If there's one thing this year's Dodgers have, it's depth...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 13,894 reads 0 comments

  15. MLB Pitchers Ready for a Big Strikeout Surge This Season

    There's no ignoring the recent craze , so let's go ahead and say it: Strikeouts make the pitching world go 'round. Who's ready for more in 2017? Well, I know you are, Mr...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 26,000 reads 0 comments

  16. New York Mets: Non-Roster Invitees with Best Shot to Make 25-Man Roster

    Before anyone asks, the New York Mets did not extend Tim Tebow a non-roster invite to their major league camp for spring training. They did, however, extend invites to a bunch of guys who actually have a prayer of making the team...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 12,261 reads 0 comments

  17. The San Francisco Giants Scout Madison Bumgarner, Power Hitter

    There are pitchers who have to hit. There are pitchers who can hit. And then there's Madison Bumgarner . For the San Francisco Giants , the difference is just as easily confirmed by the senses as by the numbers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 24,763 reads 0 comments

  18. MLB Stars Who Are About to Reach New Heights This Season

    Spring training is here, so you can expect to see a steady stream of articles that predict which MLB players will be breakout stars in 2017. It's that time of year. But what about post-breakout breakout stars? Ah, see, this is more of a niche...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 44,521 reads 0 comments

  19. Bleacher Report's MLB Experts Make Key 2017 Spring Training Predictions

    Step outside and take a whiff, and you'll smell the baseball. Yes, it's finally that time of year. Pitchers and catchers will soon show up in Arizona and Florida, followed swiftly by everyone else...

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  20. Breaking Down MLB's Next Wave of Future Outfield Stars

    The two best players in Major League Baseball last year were Mookie Betts, a young outfielder, and Mike Trout, a fellow young outfielder. Bryce Harper, yet another young outfielder, was the best of 2015...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 59,433 reads 0 comments

  21. Predicting MLB's 10 Most Exciting Teams to Watch in 2017

    From all the talk about how Major League Baseball needs to speed things up , you'd swear there wasn't any entertaining baseball to be found anymore. Baloney. I can think of at least 10 teams that are going to play fun and exciting baseball in 2017...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 58,789 reads 0 comments

  22. New York Yankees: 5 Key Questions That Need Answering in Spring Training

    After committing to a youth movement in 2016, the New York Yankees are gearing up for a different kind of season in 2017. It'll be onward and upward toward a better tomorrow. But that's skipping ahead a bit...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 7,490 reads 0 comments

  23. Boston Red Sox: 5 Key Questions That Need Answering in Spring Training

    The Boston Red Sox are going into spring training as arguably the American League 's best team. Depth. Talent. Experience. They have it all. That doesn't mean they don't have questions to answer...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 5,301 reads 0 comments

  24. MLB Hitters Ready for a Big Power Surge This Season

    There was a lull for a while there, but power hitting is back in vogue in Major League Baseball. Last year was one of the most dinger-filled seasons in baseball history. It wasn't all the big boppers either...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 50,281 reads 0 comments

  25. How Yu Darvish Can Guarantee Himself $150M Megadeal in 2017

    Yu Darvish could become a very rich man next winter, but the stars will have to align just right. They don't give out monstrous free-agent contracts to just anyone, you know. Pitchers least of all...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 13,481 reads 0 comments