1. All 30 MLB Teams' Most Overrated and Underrated Players of 2014

    The great thing about sports—about baseball—is the passion that it sparks within us. We get emotional about our favorite teams and our favorite players, and we'll defend both to the death against any and all perceived attacks...

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  2. MLB Teams Who Need More from Their Stars Down the Stretch

    While baseball is a team game, every team has a handful of stars that it looks to when times get tough. It could be in a specific game, when the team desperately needs someone to get on base or come through with a timely hit...

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  3. Early Regrets from the 2014 MLB Trade Deadline

    No matter what profession a person may have, everyone, at one point or another, asks himself a simple question: "What if?" "What if I had pushed for that promotion at work?" "What ...

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  4. MLB's Biggest Duds of the Week, Position by Position

    George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic might want the funk , but there isn't a player in the major leagues who is as eager to be paid a visit by the funk—or by the slump that typically comes along with it...

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  5. Updated 2014-2015 MLB Free-Agency Predictions Post-Trade Deadline

    While fans and teams alike are still trying to recover from the chaos that unfolded at the trade deadline, baseball draws closer to a second wave of chaos with each passing day—the start of free agency...

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  6. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top Prospects 1 Month from Roster Expansion

    Run for your lives! The prospects are coming! The prospects are coming! It's going to take them about a month before they arrive in force, but make no mistake about it—some ...

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  7. MLB Players with the Most at Risk the Rest of the 2014 Season

    When we think of risk in baseball, we tend to think of injuries. How could we not, given the rash of pitchers who have gone under the knife for Tommy John surgery after blowing out ...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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...

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  11. 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...

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  12. 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...

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  13. 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...

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  14. 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...

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  15. 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...

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  16. 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...

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  17. 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 6 months ago 12,283 reads 35 comments

  18. 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...

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  19. 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...

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  20. 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...

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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 ...

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  23. 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...

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  24. 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...

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  25. 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 ...

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