1. MLB Winter Meetings 2016: Live Coverage of Rule 5 Draft, Final Rumors and Deals

    A pair of high-profile free agents — Aroldis Chapman (New York Yankees) and Ian Desmond (Colorado Rockies) — both came off the market Wednesday, but Chicago was once again ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 days ago 19,574 reads 35 comments

  2. Top MLB Prospects Left Exposed in 2016 Rule 5 Draft

    From Roberto Clemente (1954) to Johan Santana (1999), some special players have found their way to the big leagues through MLB 's Rule 5 draft...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 3 days ago 11,260 reads 5 comments

  3. MLB Winter Meetings 2016 Day 2: Live Coverage of All the Latest Deals, Rumors

    Four free agents came off the board on the first day of the 2016 MLB winter meetings—a tetrad highlighted by Rich Hill's re-signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Mark Melancon's joining the San Francisco Giants...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 days ago 27,303 reads 54 comments

  4. MLB Winter Meetings 2016: Analyzing Impact of All the Day 1 Deals, Rumors

    Teams wasted little time in getting down to business on the first day of MLB 's annual winter meetings, as Rich Hill and Mark Melancon , two of the higher-profile free agents, came off the board...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 days ago 14,200 reads 30 comments

  5. Impact MLB Deals Most Likely to Be Pulled off During 2016 Winter Meetings

    The baseball world is about to descend on National Harbor in Maryland, as MLB 's 2016 winter meetings are set to kick off on Monday. And things are sure to be rather interesting...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 7 days ago 20,900 reads 76 comments

  6. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Pre-2016 Winter Meetings Buzz

    Labor peace has returned to baseball, ending the veiled threats of lockouts and boycotts of the winter meetings, which are set to begin next week. That's good news...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 9 days ago 32,709 reads 24 comments

  7. How Early 2016-17 MLB Offseason Moves Have Changed Market Landscape

    Four weeks after the Chicago Cubs bested the Cleveland Indians in seven games to clinch their first World Series crown in more than a century, the MLB landscape has seen a number of changes...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 10 days ago 3,028 reads 6 comments

  8. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Offseason Week 5 News, Rumors and Speculation

    MLB 's long-lasting labor peace seems to be sitting precariously on the edge of a cliff, with sources telling ESPN's Buster Olney that teams will skip next week's winter meetings ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 days ago 23,478 reads 57 comments

  9. Complete 2016 Arizona Fall League Update with Breakout Stars, Disappointments

    The 2016 Arizona Fall League has come to an end, with the Mesa Solar Sox winning it all, besting the Surprise Saguaros 6-1 in the AFL Championship Game . But the AFL isn't about teams with excellent nicknames or championships...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 13 days ago 2,740 reads 0 comments

  10. Updated Predictions for Where MLB's Top 15 Remaining Free Agents Will Land

    We're less than a month into the Hot Stove League and, already, five of the MLB free agents that appeared on our initial Top 25 Big Board at the end of September have come off the market...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 17 days ago 66,497 reads 93 comments

  11. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Offseason Week 4 News, Rumors and Speculation

    It's only fitting that the trade chatter on baseball's rumor mill has begun to look like the dinner table at Thanksgiving: A veritable smorgasbord of options to choose from for us ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 18 days ago 2,065 reads 0 comments

  12. Fact or Fiction on All This Week's Hottest MLB Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    Last week, Bleacher Report's Seth Gruen wrote that a lack of big free agents will make this year's hot-stove league feel like the trade deadline. After what we've seen and heard over the past week, we can say that's a fact...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 23 days ago 17,885 reads 19 comments

  13. 1 Critical Mistake Each MLB Team Must Avoid Making in 2016-17 Offseason

    Mistakes are inevitable. Everyone makes them, including general managers of MLB teams. They come in all shapes and sizes...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 24 days ago 47,853 reads 34 comments

  14. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Offseason Week 3 News, Rumors and Speculation

    The general consensus when it comes to building a Major League Baseball team is that you do so up the middle, prioritizing catcher, second base, shortstop and center field—along with pitching—before anything else...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 25 days ago 34,276 reads 92 comments

  15. How All 30 MLB Teams Rank as Potential Free-Agent Destinations This Winter

    Imagine, if you will, that you are an agent. Your client, Player X, is a free agent and has drawn offers from each of MLB 's 30 teams. (Yes, this never happens in real life, but play along...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 29 days ago 72,237 reads 86 comments

  16. Fact or Fiction on All of Week 2's Hottest MLB Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    Players who have never made an appearance at MLB 's All-Star Game need not apply, for our sights are set on the rumors and speculation surrounding some big names as the second week of baseball's offseason rolls along...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 7,903 reads 10 comments

  17. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Offseason Week 2 News, Rumors and Speculation

    We've already seen a handful of trades since the World Series came to an end, most recently a Monday deal that found the Los Angeles Dodgers trading veteran catcher Carlos Ruiz to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for left-handed reliever Vidal Nuno ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 27,898 reads 29 comments

  18. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Chicago Cubs

    Billy Goats and Bartman be damned. The curse over Wrigley Field has been lifted, and the Chicago Cubs are the kings of baseball for the first time in more than a century...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 6,425 reads 0 comments

  19. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Cleveland Indians

    As Milli Vanilli once sang, "Blame It On the Rain." OK, maybe Rob Pilatus and Fab Morvan never actually sang those words, but the short rain delay heading into the 10th inning ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 1,821 reads 0 comments

  20. Fact or Fiction on All of Week 1's Hottest MLB Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    The World Series is over and, as a result, MLB 's offseason has officially begun. We've already seen a pair of trades go down, with the Cincinnati Reds sending pitcher John Lamb ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 19,604 reads 18 comments

  21. Cubs vs. Indians World Series Game 7: Live Score and Highlights

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of Game 7 of the 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians! For one of these teams and their fans, eons of waiting for a World Series crown will come to an end tonight...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 1,047,605 reads 1050 comments

  22. Cubs vs. Indians World Series Game 6: Live Score and Highlights

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of Game 6 of the 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians! Will the Cubs even the series up, or will the Indians ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 283,607 reads 302 comments

  23. Indians vs. Cubs World Series Game 4: Live Score and Highlights

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of Game 4 of the 2016 World Series between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs! Will the Cubs even the series up, or will the Indians ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 189,176 reads 303 comments

  24. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB's Early 2016-2017 MLB Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    It's been a while, but with the regular season a distant memory and no more than five games remaining in the 2016 MLB season, the time has come to play some fact or fiction as we prepare ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 46,223 reads 74 comments

  25. Cubs vs. Indians: Keys for Each Team to Win World Series Game 2

    Game 1 of the 2016 World Series went to the Cleveland Indians thanks to timely hitting and a stellar pitching performance by Corey Kluber, who along with relievers Andrew Miller and ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 19,259 reads 94 comments