1. MLB Metrics 101: The 10 Most Overrated Stars of Baseball

    The latest in Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101 series will take on a topic that's guaranteed to never get anyone riled up. Ha. Just kidding. Everyone will leave here feeling good and P...

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  2. Buying or Selling New York Yankees' 5 Most Surprising April Stars

    The New York Yankees didn't get the memo that they were supposed to be rebuilding in 2017. What they've been doing instead is winning ballgames. Their 11-7 record makes them one of the best teams in the American League ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 days ago 14,166 reads 0 comments

  3. Hitting for Power Would Take Francisco Lindor into the Stratosphere

    Francisco Lindor didn't need a big stick to loom large in the 2016 American League MVP race. He finished ninth in the voting despite being the only position player in the top 10 to hit fewer than 24 home runs...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 days ago 8,459 reads 0 comments

  4. Biggest MLB Surprises, Disappointments at 2017 1-Month Mark

    If baseball were an actor, it would tear up every script and insist on improvising. Want evidence for this hypothesis? Just take a look at what's happened so far in the 2017 MLB season...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 days ago 62,220 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB Metrics 101: Baseball's 15 Most Powerful Home Run Mashers

    Gone are the days when spectators could only guess about the hardest home run hitters in Major League Baseball. There's now an app for that. Sounds like a task for Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 days ago 39,535 reads 0 comments

  6. Mid-April Stock Up, Stock Down for New York Yankees' Top 5 Prospects

    Although the New York Yankees can't seem to lose these days, their best baseball still lies ahead of them. That's thanks to the big collection of stud prospects they have down on the farm...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 days ago 10,469 reads 0 comments

  7. Mid-April Stock Up, Stock Down for Boston Red Sox's Top 5 Prospects

    With Andrew Benintendi no longer qualifying as a prospect, there's a big hole in a Boston Red Sox farm system that had already been thinned out enough in recent years. There's still some quality talent to be found there, however...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 days ago 5,752 reads 0 comments

  8. Rougned Odor Proving 2016 MLB Power Surge Was No Fluke

    What, did you think Rougned Odor was going to stop knocking the crud out of the ball just because the calendar flipped from 2016 to 2017? Nope. In fact, any such notion went out the window right off the bat...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 13 days ago 7,739 reads 0 comments

  9. Stock Up, Stock Down for San Francisco Giants' Top 5 Prospects for Week 1

    As one of the older teams in Major League Baseball on both sides of the ball, it wouldn't hurt for the San Francisco Giants to add some youth in the coming years...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 16 days ago 5,505 reads 0 comments

  10. Luis Severino Picks Perfect Time to Look Like Yankees' Future Ace Again

    After learning earlier that top pitching prospect James Kaprielian needs Tommy John surgery, the New York Yankees badly needed a dose of good news Thursday night. Luis Severino to the rescue...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 16 days ago 19,700 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB Metrics 101: The Best Contracts of Baseball

    There's never going to be a shortage of overpaid players in Major League Baseball. But in this day and age, there might be even more under paid players in MLB . It is to them that the latest in Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101 series pays tribute...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 17 days ago 54,919 reads 0 comments

  12. Stock Up, Stock Down for New York Yankees' Top 5 Prospects for Week 1

    Although the New York Yankees aren't mailing it in this year, the real intrigue arguably lies with the veritable boatload of talented prospects in their farm system...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 18 days ago 15,528 reads 0 comments

  13. Stock Up, Stock Down for Boston Red Sox's Top 5 Prospects for Week 1

    The Boston Red Sox 's main concern for 2017 is winning another AL East title. But in the meantime, they'll also be keeping an eye on their top prospects. Yes, they still have some good ones left even after all their wheeling and dealing...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 18 days ago 7,376 reads 0 comments

  14. Matt Harvey Looks Poised to Finally Rediscover MLB Ace Status

    It turns out Gotham's Dark Knight may have some fight left in him after all. When Matt Harvey made his 2017 debut for the New York Mets against the Atlanta Braves last Thursday, only Matt Kemp walked away unimpressed...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 20 days ago 23,744 reads 0 comments

  15. Creating MLB's Most Dominant Division-by-Division Superteams

    The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is pretty cool. Nobody is here to say otherwise. But, man, how cool would it be if instead of one game featuring All-Stars from the American ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 23 days ago 66,729 reads 0 comments

  16. Yasiel Puig's Scalding-Hot 2017 Start Is No Fluke

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have been waiting and waiting for Yasiel Puig to snap out of a funk and resemble his All-Star-caliber self once again...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 23 days ago 53,866 reads 0 comments

  17. MLB Metrics 101: Full-Season Stat Projections for the Top 25 Players

    With the 2017 season underway, the best players in Major League Baseball have already set out to remind everyone that they are indeed the best players in baseball. That will be determined by their numbers in the end...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 24 days ago 46,173 reads 0 comments

  18. What Can MLB Pitchers Do to Stop the Return of the Home Run Era?

    Major League Baseball pitchers don't have it too bad. Strikeouts are at an all-time high and, not so coincidentally, scoring is well below the heights it reached in the 1990s and 2000s...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 25 days ago 13,650 reads 0 comments

  19. MLB Players Who Will Blossom into Superstars in 2017

    Major League Baseball isn't hurting for superstar players, but more of those never hurt anyone. Now that the 2017 season has arrived, it's as good a time as any to become familiar with baseball's next wave of superstars...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 26 days ago 48,751 reads 0 comments

  20. Carlos Martinez Dominates Champion Cubs to Show Cy Young Pedigree

    Nothing says "Hey, kid, go be our ace!" like a long-term contract extension and an Opening Day start. It's early yet, but Carlos Martinez sure looks ready, willing and able to oblige the St...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 27 days ago 15,018 reads 0 comments

  21. Los Angeles Dodgers: Complete 2017 Season Preview, Predictions

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have won four straight NL West titles and, presumably, would be all too happy to make it five in a row in 2017. But the real prize remains the World Series title that's eluded them for 29 years...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 30 days ago 10,152 reads 0 comments

  22. San Francisco Giants: Complete 2017 Season Preview, Predictions

    The magic spell that the San Francisco Giants had in even years finally stopped working in 2016. Now they have to find the right incantation for odd-year magic. That should be doable...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 30 days ago 9,381 reads 0 comments

  23. Can Nolan Arenado Unseat Kris Bryant as NL's MVP in 2017?

    Kris Bryant ran away with the National League MVP voting in 2016. By default, that makes him the favorite to win the award again in 2017...

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  24. MLB 2022: Who Will Be the Superstars of Baseball in 5 Years?

    The world will be a different place in 2022. Perhaps that's not a comforting thought, so here's one that is: At least Major League Baseball's pantheon of superstars shouldn't look too different...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 72,852 reads 0 comments

  25. Bleacher Report's Full 2017 MLB Season Preview and Predictions

    With Opening Day just around the corner, the time has come to pretend to know what the future holds for the 2017 Major League Baseball season. Yes, it's time to make predictions...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 138,961 reads 0 comments