1. 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 4 days ago 38,944 reads 44 comments

  2. 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 5 days ago 62,453 reads 169 comments

  3. 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 8 days ago 50,131 reads 174 comments

  4. 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 9 days ago 5,141 reads 1 comments

  5. 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 9 days ago 27,450 reads 20 comments

  6. 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 9 days ago 7,105 reads 8 comments

  7. 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 9 days ago 8,311 reads 4 comments

  8. 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 9 days ago 22,705 reads 7 comments

  9. 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 9 days ago 3,816 reads 3 comments

  10. 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 9 days ago 7,313 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 9 days ago 12,386 reads 1 comments

  12. 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 9 days ago 17,113 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 9 days ago 13,928 reads 6 comments

  14. 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 9 days ago 43,410 reads 64 comments

  15. 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 9 days ago 10,245 reads 11 comments

  16. 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 9 days ago 15,389 reads 24 comments

  17. 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 9 days ago 6,429 reads 3 comments

  18. 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 10 days ago 7,772 reads 7 comments

  19. 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 10 days ago 9,454 reads 3 comments

  20. 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 11 days ago 35,769 reads 69 comments

  21. Stock Up, Stock Down for MLB's Top 25 Stars at the Midseason Mark

    It's been an eventful first half of the season for some of baseball's biggest stars. Some have been able to raise their games to new levels of excellence, while others have taken a ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 13 days ago 7,873 reads 26 comments

  22. 'Contender or Pretender' for All 30 MLB Teams at the Halfway Point

    It's time for the latest edition of America's favorite baseball-related game show, "Contender or Pretender...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 16 days ago 52,411 reads 25 comments

  23. Ideal Trade Scenarios for All 30 MLB Teams at the Trade Deadline

    Peer into most front offices around baseball these days and you're sure to find desks that look completely unorganized, with charts, papers and scouting reports strewn around like the Tasmanian Devil just passed through...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 17 days ago 116,166 reads 166 comments

  24. Every MLB Contender's Biggest Weakness

    There's no such thing as a perfect team. Every one of baseball's 30 franchises has at least one significant area of weakness that it would like to improve upon, regardless of what is said publicly...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 21 days ago 7,183 reads 28 comments

  25. Updating Potential David Price Trade Packages from Top Suitors

    Six weeks and one day—that's how long Tampa Bay has to decide what the immediate future holds for David Price...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 23 days ago 11,341 reads 13 comments