1. MLB's All-Dud Team for the Month of July

    No matter how many times a player has jogged onto a major league field over the course of their career, everybody struggles at one point or another. Slumps are simply part of the game...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 25,401 reads 31 comments

  2. The Most Lopsided Deadline Deals in MLB History

    With the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline quickly approaching, teams around the game are weighing their options...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 76,412 reads 81 comments

  3. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Analyzing Wants and Needs for Every Contender

    As MLB 's non-waiver trade deadline rapidly approaches, general managers of teams still in contention are sitting behind their desks with two lists in front of them: A list of what they want to do and a list of what they need to do...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 1,189 reads 7 comments

  4. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Bold Predictions 1 Week from Deadline Day

    Thanks to the parity that has run through baseball this season, nobody expects much of anything to happen as the July 31 trade deadline draws near...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 27,394 reads 56 comments

  5. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Ranking the Top 10 Players Rumored to Be Available

    Only a few times over baseball's regular season are fans from all 30 teams actively engaged with the goings-on around their team. The days leading up to the July 31 trade deadline is one of those times...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 77,300 reads 90 comments

  6. MLB Bullpens Best Crafted for Deep Playoff Runs

    We've heard the saying "pitching and defense wins championships" for so long that it's become ingrained in our minds as a fact, not a theory...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 7,480 reads 27 comments

  7. MLB Teams with the Most at Stake at the 2014 Trade Deadline

    With just over a week to go before the July 31 trade deadline arrives, questions abound for nearly every team in baseball...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 16,067 reads 27 comments

  8. Selecting the 2014 All-MLB Team Through the All-Star Break

    You've got the MLB All-Star teams, celebrating the best that the American League and National League have to offer, and there's no shortage of fictional midseason awards that have been handed out to some very deserving players...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 87,408 reads 182 comments

  9. MLB Teams Who Need More Help Before the Trade Deadline

    If we've learned anything about baseball over the years, it's that there's always a "Help Wanted" sign hanging outside every general manager's office...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 12,323 reads 22 comments

  10. Odds of MLB's Biggest 2014 Surprise Stars Continuing in the 2nd Half

    No sport cherishes its history quite like baseball does, and if history has taught us anything, it's that we shouldn't be surprised by surprises...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 12,291 reads 34 comments

  11. MLB All-Star Game 2014: Power Ranking Every All-Star Starter

    With the MLB All-Star Game nearly upon us, is there a better time than now to rank each of the 18 players that will comprise the starting lineups for the American League and the National League? I can't think of one...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 24,683 reads 59 comments

  12. MLB Teams That Are Foolish to Consider Themselves Trade Deadline Buyers

    No team likes to consider itself out of contention, especially when the standings say that, with a hot streak and a bit of luck, a team could find itself leading in its league's respective playoff race...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 12,432 reads 31 comments

  13. The 20 Greatest MLB All-Star Game Moments of All Time

    Baseball's biggest and brightest stars will convene at Minnesota's Target Field July 15 for the 85th All-Star Game, putting their skills on display for all to see on the grandest of stages...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 22,412 reads 30 comments

  14. 2014 MLB Trade Deadline: Latest Rumors and Destinations for Every Top Target

    For those who were too enamored with Fourth of July festivities, the MLB trade season has officially begun...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 42,061 reads 44 comments

  15. Winners and Losers of Cubs-A's Blockbuster Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel Trade

    Chicago general manager Jed Hoyer and his counterpart in Oakland, Billy Beane, proved on Friday night that fireworks on the Fourth of July don't only explode overhead, completing ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 64,828 reads 165 comments

  16. Bleacher Report's Dream 2014 Home Run Derby Contestants

    Those in charge of America's pastime haven't always been that wise when it comes to making decisions that impact All-Star weekend. Thankfully, while the format has changed , MLB was smart enough to leave the Home Run Derby as an exhibition...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 51,873 reads 174 comments

  17. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Pitchers at Every Minor League Level

    Few things thrill fans like watching a homegrown talent toe the rubber for their favorite big league club and shut down the opposition...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 5,305 reads 1 comments

  18. Boston Red Sox Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    Boston's World Series title defense hasn't gone quite as anyone anticipated, as the Red Sox have been outscored by the opposition and sit with a losing record on the outskirts of the playoff picture in the American League ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 71,959 reads 66 comments

  19. Chicago White Sox Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    The rebuilding process in Chicago that general manager Rick Hahn began in earnest last year has already begun to pay dividends...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 17,431 reads 13 comments

  20. Cleveland Indians Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    Are the Cleveland Indians contenders or pretenders? It's an impossible question to answer, with the club hanging around the outskirts of the playoff race despite having a losing ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 23,752 reads 19 comments

  21. Detroit Tigers Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    Few teams in baseball have enjoyed the kind of recent success that the Detroit Tigers have. Winners of three consecutive American League Central crowns, the Tigers have a legitimate chance to make it four in a row in 2014...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 48,778 reads 17 comments

  22. Houston Astros Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    Things haven't been nearly as bad in Houston as many expected they would be, with the Astros looking very much like a team that has finally taken a big step back towards respectability after years of being the laughingstock of the game...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 9,353 reads 4 comments

  23. Kansas City Royals Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    Kansas City's stay atop the American League Central standings last month may have been fleeting, but it was a sign that the Royals may finally be ready to break a nearly 30-year absence from postseason baseball...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 16,545 reads 8 comments

  24. Los Angeles Angels Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Angels weren't going to wait for the calendar to flip to July before making a move, trading their own disappointing closer, Ernesto Frieri, to the Pittsburgh ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 22,907 reads 5 comments

  25. Minnesota Twins Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    While things haven't exactly gone as anyone associated with the Minnesota Twins would have liked in 2014, things aren't all doom and gloom...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 24,821 reads 1 comments