1. MLB Metrics 101: Worst Bang-for-Your-Buck Stars at the Quarter Pole

    Even with the average player salary at $4.5 million, the 2017 season contains many reminders that most Major League Baseball players are underpaid. The overpaid players, however, stick out like so many sore badly broken and horribly mangled thumbs..

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 hours ago 17,917 reads 0 comments

  2. Full MLB Award Predictions at the Three-Quarter Mark of the 2017 Season

    As recently as the All-Star break, Aaron Judge was a lock for the American League MVP and Clayton Kershaw was charging hard for his fourth National League Cy Young...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 days ago 54,609 reads 0 comments

  3. Screw 117 Wins, Rest of Dodgers' Season Is All About Clayton Kershaw

    If they collect 34 more wins, the Los Angeles Dodgers will set a new mark for regular-season excellence. A mighty feat, indeed. But also a fragile one that would come with an obligatory "Yeah, but...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 days ago 29,282 reads 0 comments

  4. MLB Metrics 101: Baseball's Best Athletes According to Statcast

    Some baseball players run. Some catch. Some throw. And some hit the ball really hard. But which players do all of the above? Sounds like a job for Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 days ago 68,464 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking the Future Star Power of MLB's Loaded 2017 Rookie Class

    What does the future hold for the top rookies of the 2017 Major League Baseball season? Better have a seat, because that's actually a big question. The future is never easy to predict, for one...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 days ago 51,525 reads 0 comments

  6. Joey Gallo's 116 MPH Home Run Blasts Make Him MLB's Top All-or-Nothing Slugger

    Joey Gallo might finish his first full major league season with a batting average under .200, more than 200 strikeouts and fewer than 30 singles. Such a season has never happened ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 days ago 44,388 reads 0 comments

  7. MLB Metrics 101: The 5 Teams That Regularly Dominate the Trade Deadline

    Making good deals during Major League Baseball's trade deadline season is no easy feat. Most of them either go bad or go nowhere. There are some teams, however, who've done well over the years...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 14 days ago 94,829 reads 0 comments

  8. David Price's $217M Red Sox Megadeal Showing All the Signs of Impending Doom

    The most expensive pitcher in Major League Baseball history is injured, seemingly declining and at war with the media. And it hasn't even been two years for David Price and the Boston Red Sox ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 15 days ago 157,965 reads 0 comments

  9. Yu Darvish Trade Makes Dodgers Unstoppable on Path to 2017 World Series

    If there was any doubt about the Los Angeles Dodgers ' resolve to win their first World Series since 1988, let July 31, 2017, be marked as the date it disappeared...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 17 days ago 79,966 reads 0 comments

  10. Adrian Beltre's 3,000th Hit Cements Place as Most Underrated Star of Generation

    The newest member of MLB 's 3,000-hit club deserves a proper introduction. Everyone, please welcome Adrian Beltre , who's so much better than he's gotten credit for...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 18 days ago 14,108 reads 0 comments

  11. $80M Man Carlos Gonzalez's Rockies Are Finally Great, and He's No Longer a Star

    Carlos Gonzalez and the Colorado Rockies have traded places. It used to be that Gonzalez was excellent and the Rockies were not...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 20 days ago 149,009 reads 0 comments

  12. Which Ace Should Be the Dodgers' Trade Target: Darvish, Gray or Verlander?

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are 40 games over .500 and way ahead in the NL West. They could load up their starting rotation with defective Jack-in-the-boxes and still win a fifth straight division title...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 21 days ago 14,763 reads 0 comments

  13. MLB Metrics 101: Potential 2017 MLB Trade Deadline Steals

    This time of year, every team in Major League Baseball is looking for a good steal at the non-waiver trade deadline. It's a shame that only a select few players are steal material...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 21 days ago 130,836 reads 0 comments

  14. Blockbuster MLB Trade Ideas Based on the Biggest Pre-Deadline Rumors

    The rumors are coming fast and furious in the final stretch before Major League Baseball's July 31 trade deadline. Some offer teases of big deals to come. Take these rumors and crossbreed them with a little imagination, and fun ideas are born...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 22 days ago 137,157 reads 0 comments

  15. Is MLB's Most Coveted Trade Target Even Worth the Blockbuster Price?

    The hottest name on Major League Baseball's summer trade market is also one of its biggest enigmas. Looking at you, Sonny Gray ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 23 days ago 32,694 reads 0 comments

  16. MLB Trade Deadline 2017: Complete Predictions 1 Week from Deadline Day

    There's one week left until Major League Baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline; that's plenty of time for things to occur. Here are a few predictions about what will happen...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 24 days ago 147,079 reads 0 comments

  17. Each MLB Team's Most Untouchable Prospect at Trade Deadline

    As teams across Major League Baseball look to make moves ahead of the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, there is no prospect in the game who is truly off limits. But some are more off limits than others...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 27 days ago 125,771 reads 0 comments

  18. MLB Metrics 101: The Most Brutal Blockbuster Trade Deadline Fails Since 2000

    The Major League Baseball trade deadline can make both dreams and nightmares come true, and there have been plenty of both in the new millennium. For anyone curious about the worst nightmares, Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101 is on the case...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 28 days ago 121,246 reads 0 comments

  19. Yankees' 7-Player Blockbuster Is Impact Upgrade with Bonus of Hurting Red Sox

    After selling all sorts of wares on the summer trade market last year, the New York Yankees have made it known they're back in buying mode this year. The Bombers made a big trade with the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 30 days ago 80,707 reads 0 comments

  20. Moving Giancarlo Stanton's $325M Megadeal Is Trade Deadline's Biggest Mystery

    There's a Giancarlo Stanton -sized mystery on the summer trade market. With Major League Baseball's July 31 trade deadline less than two weeks away, the Miami Marlins have dusted off their "For Sale" sign and put it out front...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 123,988 reads 0 comments

  21. The MLB Team on a Mission to Hoard All of the League's Future Superstars

    Building a winner in today's Major League Baseball involves painful construction followed by hopeful creation. The Chicago White Sox aren't the only team giving it a shot...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 43,881 reads 0 comments

  22. Aaron Judge for MVP and Bleacher Report's 2017 Midseason MLB Awards

    Roll out the red carpet. Focus the cameras. Ready the Champagne. It's time for Bleacher Report's 2017 Midseason Major League Baseball Awards! There's no time like the All-Star break for such a venture, and there are candidates and categories aplenty..

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 90,977 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 1 month ago 78,614 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 1 month ago 28,115 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 1 month ago 55,394 reads 0 comments