1. Red Sox Rumors: Pros and Cons of Each of Their Top Pitching Targets

    The Boston Red Sox are in search of pitching. According to MLB Network's Peter Gammons , they've sent scouts far and wide to look at most of the top pitchers available: ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 5,489 reads 34 comments

  2. Mariano Rivera Receives Cowboy Hat, Custom Boots from the Texas Rangers

    As the farewell tour continues for New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera , the Texas Rangers were the latest to send the closer off in style. The cowboy hat joins a long list of items Rivera has received in his final year in uniform...

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  3. Is the Yasiel Puig Honeymoon Over?

    Yasiel Puig can do no wrong. At least that's what some folks in the media and Los Angeles Dodgers fans thought when he broke into MLB ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 16,554 reads 126 comments

  4. Why Jason Grilli's Arm Injury Doesn't Derail Pirates' Playoff Chances

    Pittsburgh Pirates closer Jason Grilli was placed on the disabled list, but his absence won't derail the team's playoff chances...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 3,278 reads 5 comments

  5. Braves vs. Mets Video: Watch Jason Heyward's Incredible Game-Ending Catch

    Jason Heyward was again the center of attention Monday night. The Braves were leading the New York Mets , 2-1, with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and runners on first and second...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 42,318 reads 68 comments

  6. Complete Scouting Profile on New Cubs Pitching Prospect C.J. Edwards

    The Chicago Cubs traded Matt Garza to the Texas Rangers and made off like bandits. According to the Chicago Tribune 's Paul Sullivan , the Cubs received third baseman Mike Olt, right-handed pitchers Justin Grimm and C...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 12,433 reads 13 comments

  7. Does Ryan Braun's Acceptance of PED Suspension Mean the End for A-Rod?

    The end for Alex Rodriguez is near. After he recently admitted to his role in the Biogenesis scandal, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was suspended for the rest of the season, according to MLB ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 43,165 reads 215 comments

  8. Analyzing Why Yankees Need Extra Insurance for A-Rod/Jeter After Recent Injuries

    It just keeps getting better and better for the New York Yankees . Just two days after shortstop Derek Jeter was placed on the disabled list with a Grade 1 quad strain, Alex Rodriguez is now suffering the same injury...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 1,665 reads 3 comments

  9. Clay Buchholz Injury Setback Underscores Red Sox's Biggest Trade Deadline Need

    Pitching is now the top priority for the Boston Red Sox prior to the trading deadline. Clay Buchholz 's recent setback now underscores the Red Sox's biggest need at the trade deadline...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 3,137 reads 16 comments

  10. Arizona Diamondbacks Introduce Luchador as New Official Mascot

    Rey Mysterio Jr., Ultimo Dragon and Sin Cara (formerly known as Mistico ) are all names wrestling fans will recognize. All three rose to fame during the glory days of WCW or WWE as part of Lucha Libre wrestling...

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  11. Why Matt Garza and the Texas Rangers Are Such a Perfect Fit

    Matt Garza is up for trade and the Texas Rangers want him. According to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi , the Chicago Cubs and Rangers are having extensive talks on Garza...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 9,099 reads 40 comments

  12. Are Recent Moves a Sign the Baltimore Orioles Will Play It Safe at the Deadline?

    Less than a year after defecting from Cuba, Baltimore Orioles prospect Henry Urrutia is ready to make his MLB debut. According to Roch Kubatko of MASNsports...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 3,546 reads 8 comments

  13. 5 Reasons MLB Players Are Right in Hating the Current League Schedule

    Michael Weiner thinks the current MLB schedule sucks, according to a tweet by CBS Sports' Danny Knobler . The head of the Major League Baseball Player's Association said it will be a big topic during the next collective-bargaining agreement...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 4,812 reads 33 comments

  14. Will A-Rod's PED Media Circus Collapse the Yankees' Sturdy Clubhouse?

    Alex Rodriguez is set to rejoin the New York Yankees after his 20-game rehab assignment. But is the ensuing media circus going to collapse the sturdy clubhouse? According to ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 2,552 reads 14 comments

  15. Everything You Need to Know About Cuban Pitcher Dalier Hinojosa

    Another Cuban pitcher is on the market as right-hander Dalier Hinojosa has been cleared to sign with an MLB team, according to MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez: Sanchez brings a lot to the table and will no doubt garner a lot of interest from clubs..

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 3,209 reads 1 comments

  16. 2013 Home Run Derby Video: Watch Fight Break Out During Mike Piazza Interview

    All was going well in the Home Run Derby Monday night in New York. Yoenis Cespedes had a great first round (hitting 17 home runs), Bryce Harper hit an astounding 541-foot shot, and both squared off in the finals...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 101,903 reads 113 comments

  17. 2013 Home Run Derby Video: Watch Fan Go Crazy Catching Yoenis Cespedes Blast

    The Home Run Derby is one of the most exciting aspects of baseball's midsummer classic. Fans flock to the ballpark in hopes of being one of the few that get to catch a ball...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 6,970 reads 9 comments

  18. Top 5 Suitors for Cuban Phenom Pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez

    Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez has finally been cleared by the U.S. government, and, now, the bidding begins among MLB teams. Gonzalez posses a fastball in the 90-94 mph range, according to Bleacher Report MLB Prospects lead writer Mike Rosenbaum ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 9,847 reads 19 comments

  19. How Curtis Granderson's Return Would Fix (or Impact) Yankees' Struggling Lineup

    News hasn't been good for the New York Yankees on the injury front this year. However, recent news from Matt Ehalt of ESPN New York reveals outfielder Curtis Granderson could return by the end of July...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 2,518 reads 2 comments

  20. Jordany Valdespin Bursts Into Profanity-Laced Tirade After Mets Send Him Down

    Smart is not a word to be used to describe recently demoted outfielder Jordany Valdespin. According to Mike Puma of the New York Post , the New York Mets outfielder went on ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 14,133 reads 13 comments

  21. Rajai Davis Swings and Misses at Embarrassingly Bad Pitch

    Rajai Davis has some serious explaining to do after this swing. The Toronto Blue Jays outfielder was like a little leaguer , dead set on swinging at the ball regardless of placement...

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  22. Yankees Brass Are to Blame for Latest Derek Jeter Injury, Letting Him Rush Back

    In another twist to the narrative of the New York Yankees' ongoing injury problems, shortstop Derek Jeter was pulled early from Thursday's game with quad tightness...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 5,714 reads 30 comments

  23. Full Grades for Derek Jeter in His Long-Awaited 2013 New York Yankees Comeback

    New York Yankees shortstop and captain Derek Jeter returned to the diamond Thursday for the first time since Game 1 of the 2012 ALCS...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 7,118 reads 6 comments

  24. Are David Ortiz's Career Numbers as DH Enough to Convince Bullish HOF Voters?

    With a second-inning double, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz became the all-time hits king among designated hitters, according to CBS Sports' Mike Axisa ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 6,671 reads 71 comments

  25. Can the Returning Troy Tulowitzki and Dexter Fowler Revive the Reeling Rockies?

    The Colorado Rockies are in desperate need of some help. Having lost seven of their last 10 and 15 of their last 21, the Rockies have gone from three games over .500 to five games under...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about over 1 year ago 1,078 reads 0 comments