1. 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...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 6,207 reads 0 comments

  2. 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...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 103,525 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 10 months ago 78,603 reads 0 comments

  4. 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...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 111,543 reads 0 comments

  5. 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...

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  6. 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 10 months ago 13,923 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 10 months ago 26,040 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 10 months ago 12,276 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 10 months ago 24,886 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 44,532 reads 0 comments

  11. 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...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 74,078 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 10 months ago 59,797 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 10 months ago 59,088 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 10 months ago 7,502 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 10 months ago 5,314 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 10 months ago 50,340 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 10 months ago 13,856 reads 0 comments

  18. Kyle Schwarber's About to Get a Lot Scarier in First Full MLB Season

    The following statement is a holdover from this time last year: Kyle Schwarber is going to be a beast in his first full major league season...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 45,671 reads 0 comments

  19. Boston Red Sox: 4 Last-Minute Moves They Should Consider

    The Boston Red Sox are all set for spring training. They have all the pieces they require and then some. Or do they? On appearances, sure. The Red Sox's lineup, starting rotation and bullpen are filled up with mostly quality players...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 13,910 reads 0 comments

  20. Ranking MLB's 25 Best Under 25 Entering the 2017 Season

    Mike Trout is no longer under the age of 25. Neither is Kris Bryant. This makes the race for Major League Baseball's best player under 25 a wide-open contest...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 87,866 reads 0 comments

  21. Why World Series Game 7 Is Better Than the Super Bowl

    Super Bowl, eh? Psh . I'll take Game 7 of the World Series any day of the week. And twice on Super Sunday. Full disclosure: I'm biased. It literally says "MLB Lead Writer" underneath my name...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 5,667 reads 0 comments

  22. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Offseason Week 14 News, Rumors and Speculation

    All is quiet on the MLB trade market. With teams just about ready to exit offseason mode and enter spring training mode, that's not coincidental. But it's not time to remove our speculation hats just yet...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 66,417 reads 0 comments

  23. Andrew Miller Is Tempting Fate by Representing Team USA at 2017 WBC

    After pushing himself to the limit for the Cleveland Indians , Andrew Miller is ready to pick up where he left off in service of his country. Spoiler Alert: This isn't the best idea...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 9,798 reads 0 comments

  24. 8 Young Players on the Verge of Becoming MLB Superstars

    Major League Baseball isn't hurting for young superstars. There's that one guy named Trout. And the guy named Harper. And Machado. And Betts. And Syndergaard. And so on. But you know what? It never hurts to have more young superstars...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 75,227 reads 0 comments

  25. MLB Spring Training 2017: The Top 10 Relief Pitchers to Watch

    Major League Baseball is becoming a joint run by relief pitchers. For that reason alone, they'll be a group worth watching during spring training. Let's focus on 10 relievers to watch in February and March...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 14,829 reads 0 comments