1. All-Star Futures Game: Ranking Gerrit Cole and the Top 25 Prospects

    The 14th annual Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game kicks off the 2012 MLB All-Star extravaganza this Sunday at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. All eyes will be on the prospects taking the field for both the US and World teams...

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  2. Midseason Report Cards for MLB's 50 Biggest Offseason Moves

    Now halfway through the 2012 MLB season, it’s time to take a look at the moves made this past offseason...

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  3. Ranking the 20 Most Beatable Records in Major League Baseball History

    In baseball, the record books are often rewritten as players from newer generations rise to great heights to make their own marks. After all, as General Douglas MacArthur once said, records are made to be broken...

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  4. Chris Carpenter Surgery: Was Surgery an Option in Spring Training?

    First of all, let me preface this by saying that I am not a doctor, nor do I play one on Bleacher Report. Now that the disclaimers are out of the way... It was announced on Tuesday that St...

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  5. MLB Trade Scenarios: The Biggest 'Pipe Dream' Target at Every Position

    As MLB creeps ever closer to the non-waiver trade deadline, more names come up in various rumors and scenarios...

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  6. Los Angeles Angels Trade Rumors: Latest Updates and Reaction

    Now that the month of July has arrived, so too has the uptick in speculation that always seems to lead to rumors. Rumors in the world of Major League Baseball are what fans grasp onto like barbecue sauce on a char-broiled steak...

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  7. Home Run Derby 2012: 10 Top Sluggers We'd Rather Watch in the Derby

    Now that the contestants have been named for the 2012 Home Run Derby, many fans are left disappointed. While the names in the wildly popular home run hitting contest are among the ...

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  8. MLB All-Star "Final Vote" 2012: Odds of All 10 Snubbed Contenders Winning Spot

    The race is now on for the final slots on the All-Star teams of each league. Ending in just over 72 hours, the Final Vote promises to be close...

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  9. The 10 Most Unbelievable Baseball Catches You've Never Seen

    Anyone who is even remotely familiar with Major League Baseball is no doubt aware of the various highlights shown nightly on major sports networks featuring amazing catches...

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  10. MLB Trade Rumors: Each MLB Team's Biggest Need Heading into Deadline Month

    With just under a month to go until the non-waiver trade period ends, each MLB team continues to scour the baseball landscape in the hopes of finding the pieces it needs to set itself up for the future...

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  11. 15 of the Greatest Teammates in MLB History

    Almost every single dictionary defines the word teammate simply as a member of a team. In Major League Baseball, great teammates can mean the difference between success and also-ran...

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  12. MLB Trade Scenarios: Baseball Fans' 'Trade Them Now' Team

    About two weeks ago, I published an article that listed MLB 's "Trade Me Now" team—a team in which players likely want out of their current locations. Now, I'm going to explore it from another angle—the fans' perspective...

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  13. The Most Classless Celebrations in Baseball

    I was a huge fan of former Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders of the NFL. Every time he scored a touchdown, he acted like he had been there before. Sanders simply handed the ball to the referee...

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  14. MLB All-Star Voting: Final Predictions for All 30 Teams' Biggest All-Star Snub

    Both the American League and National League have made public the latest results in fan balloting to select the starters for the All-Star Game on July 10. With just a couple of days left before voting ends on Thursday at 11:59 p...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 10,906 reads 59 comments

  15. MLB Trade Rumors: Ideal Destinations for Top 25 Stars on the Market

    Now that Kevin Youkilis has kicked off the 2012 MLB trade season with his swapping of Sox, so to speak, the next few weeks will certainly get interesting for the rest of the trade market...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 37,083 reads 88 comments

  16. Bryce Harper and the 10 Teenagers with the Most Raw Power in Baseball History

    One quick look at the numbers for Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper clearly shows that he is on a pace to rival numbers put up by other famous teenagers in MLB history. Through 51 games, Harper is hitting ...

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  17. Josh Hamilton Movie: 10 Other Amazing Baseball Stories That Deserve Movies

    Who says that baseball can't make for compelling entertainment? At least that's apparently what Casey Affleck thinks. Affleck plans to write and direct a movie about the life of Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton ...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 2,912 reads 18 comments

  18. MLB's 50 Biggest Storylines Heading into the Heat of Summer

    Summer officially started on June 20, and as the heat begins to sizzle in the Northern Hemisphere, so too does Major League Baseball...

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  19. Every MLB Team's Hitter About to Lose His Job

    With the upcoming MLB non-waiver trade deadline comes much speculation about a bevy of players likely to be changing destinations. As such, they essentially lose their jobs, but not quite like getting canned...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 2,608 reads 7 comments

  20. MLB Trade Rumors: Updated Nightmare Scenarios for All 30 Teams at the Deadline

    The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is fast approaching, and by now, teams are working on their strategies to best prepare themselves for the rest of the season and beyond...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 20,167 reads 57 comments

  21. MLB's 25 Best Power Hitters Ever Under 6'0” Tall

    Size does not matter. Well, at least not in baseball, that is. When baseball first started back in the 19th century, the average height of a ballplayer was 68.9" or roughly 5'9" tall...

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  22. 4 Boston Red Sox Players Who Have to Go NOW to Save a “Toxic” Clubhouse

    In professional sports, athletes generally spend much more time with their teammates than they do with their own families during the season; eating, sleeping and traveling together for at least seven months a year...

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  23. Top 50 Players to Acquire at the MLB Trade Deadline to Fill Every Team's Needs

    With just six weeks remaining until the non-waiver trade deadline, teams across Major League Baseball will soon be identifying themselves as buyers and sellers...

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  24. 10 Signs Current MLB Players Have Become Incredibly Soft

    In the July issue of Men's Journal magazine that hit newsstands last Friday, 100 MLB players were surveyed and asked a variety of questions...

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  25. Players on the Mount Rushmore of Every MLB Team

    In Major League Baseball, teams are often identified by the players who have shined on the diamond for them, leaving fans with lasting memories...

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