1. 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 5 days ago 141,225 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 5 days ago 103,108 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 7 days ago 126,484 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 12 days ago 136,712 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 13 days ago 52,820 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 14 days ago 106,984 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 14 days ago 87,628 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 15 days ago 95,216 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 18 days ago 6,362 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 19 days ago 116,369 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 19 days ago 31,653 reads 0 comments

  12. 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...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 20 days ago 61,447 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 26 days ago 67,419 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 27 days ago 56,267 reads 0 comments

  15. Despite Chris Sale's Dominance, Red Sox Will Regret Trading Moncada, Kopech

    Is it possible for a blockbuster trade to be both a major win and a slowly developing defeat? From looking at the Chris Sale trade, apparently yes...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 29 days ago 155,538 reads 0 comments

  16. Mets' $154M Flop Has Turned NL East into MLB's Worst Division

    The NL East was never going to be a work of art in 2017. In theory, it figured to be a two-horse race to October at the top and "thanks for playing" at the bottom. In reality, it's turned into something more akin to a dumpster fire...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 200,768 reads 0 comments

  17. MLB Metrics 101: The 10 Most Underrated Stars of Baseball

    A few weeks ago, Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101 series incited a rabble with a countdown of the most overrated stars in Major League Baseball. Now it's time to consider the other, less controversial side of that coin...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 57,583 reads 0 comments

  18. New York Yankees: 5 Potential Trade Options to Bolster Struggling Rotation

    The New York Yankees are sitting pretty at first place in the AL East, but staying there will likely require doing something about a starting rotation that ranks 18th in the majors in ERA...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 14,436 reads 0 comments

  19. Potential Packages for MLB's Top Trade Targets

    With May drawing to a close, MLB 's trade season is creeping ever closer. So who's ready to imagine what deals for the top available stars might look like? The idea here is to ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 73,572 reads 0 comments

  20. Jordan Zimmermann on Unstoppable Path to Becoming a $110M Disaster

    Jordan Zimmermann still has time to live up to the five-year, $110 million contract he signed with the Detroit Tigers in November 2015. He's served one year and not even two months...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 414,434 reads 0 comments

  21. MLB Metrics 101: Can Anyone Keep Up These Ridiculous Stat Paces?

    The first quarter of the 2017 MLB season is over. If the next three quarters look anything like it, there are going to be some wild numbers at the end of the year. But if ever there was a big "if," that's it...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 64,005 reads 0 comments

  22. Boston Red Sox: David Price's Comeback Among 5 Reasons to Expect a Sox Breakout

    In no time at all, the 2017 season has knocked the Boston Red Sox down from heavy AL East favorites to a team struggling to stay above .500. Yet there are reasons for hope. There are probably more than five, but there are surely at least five...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 8,776 reads 0 comments

  23. Testing the B.S. Meter on MLB's Most Shocking 1st-Quarter Breakouts

    Even by baseball standards, the first quarter of the 2017 MLB season has been full of surprises. But rather than gush over them, let's ask the blunt question: What's for real and ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 52,889 reads 0 comments

  24. Surprising MLB Flops May Flood 2017 Trade Market with New Superstars

    Death, taxes, people using the "death, taxes and [blank]" cliche, and the Major League Baseball season not going as expected. This particular season, that should make for a wild trade market...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 84,072 reads 0 comments

  25. MLB Metrics 101: Ranking MLB's 'Luckiest' Hitters of 2017

    Last week, the B/R MLB Metrics 101 took on hitters who've hit into extreme amounts of bad luck. Now it's time for a look at the other side of that coin. Hello and welcome back...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 44,466 reads 0 comments