1. 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 2 years ago 12,332 reads 22 comments

  2. 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 2 years ago 12,333 reads 34 comments

  3. 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 2 years ago 24,716 reads 59 comments

  4. 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 2 years ago 12,439 reads 31 comments

  5. 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 2 years ago 22,609 reads 30 comments

  6. 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 2 years ago 42,079 reads 44 comments

  7. 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 2 years ago 64,965 reads 165 comments

  8. 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 2 years ago 51,900 reads 174 comments

  9. 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 2 years ago 5,339 reads 1 comments

  10. 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 2 years ago 72,500 reads 66 comments

  11. 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 2 years ago 17,659 reads 13 comments

  12. 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 2 years ago 23,926 reads 19 comments

  13. 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 2 years ago 49,108 reads 17 comments

  14. 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 2 years ago 9,636 reads 4 comments

  15. 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 2 years ago 16,914 reads 8 comments

  16. 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 2 years ago 23,008 reads 5 comments

  17. 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 2 years ago 24,965 reads 1 comments

  18. Baltimore Orioles Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    Despite the loss of All-Star catcher Matt Wieters and a starting rotation full of underachievers, Baltimore finds itself in the thick of the American League playoff picture, sitting within a game of first place in the AL East and 1...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 years ago 36,163 reads 11 comments

  19. New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    Those expecting the New York Yankees to sit back and wait for the nearly $500 million that they spent in free-agent additions over the winter to begin paying off simply haven't been paying attention to how things work in the Bronx...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 years ago 117,079 reads 164 comments

  20. Oakland Athletics Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    When you've got (arguably) the best team in baseball, the best manager in baseball and the best general manager in baseball, the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline would seem to be a rather irrelevant date on the calendar...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 years ago 26,523 reads 25 comments

  21. Seattle Mariners Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    It's been difficult to get a grasp on the Seattle Mariners in 2014, given that the club hasn't been at full strength much of the season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 years ago 35,556 reads 41 comments

  22. Tampa Bay Rays Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    It's been a rough year in Tampa Bay, where the Rays ' seemingly never-ending pipeline of young pitching has dried up and left the club on track to record its first losing season since 2007...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 years ago 10,741 reads 7 comments

  23. Texas Rangers Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    There hasn't been much reason for celebration in Texas this season, with the Rangers roster decimated by an absurd number of major injuries and the hopes of a return to playoff baseball after a year's absence all but gone...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 years ago 19,300 reads 11 comments

  24. Toronto Blue Jays Trade Rumors: Latest Updates, News and Reaction

    One of baseball's most dangerous lineups and a resurgent (and seemingly ageless) Mark Buehrle have powered the Toronto Blue Jays into the thick of the American League playoff ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 years ago 26,243 reads 8 comments

  25. MLB's 20 Biggest Storylines Heading into the Second Half of the Season

    Everyone loves a good story, and baseball is more than happy to oblige, providing those willing to listen with more than a few intriguing storylines from year to year...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 years ago 36,202 reads 69 comments