1. Kris Bryant Out vs. Cardinals Due to Illness, Will Not Play Saturday

    Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant did not play Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals due to a stomach illness. Manager Joe Maddon said he will also miss Saturday's game, per Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 7,266 reads 0 comments

  2. Former MLB All-Star Doug DeCinces Convicted of Insider Stock Trading

    Former Baltimore Orioles and California Angels third baseman Doug DeCinces was convicted of insider trading on Friday...

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  3. Adam Jones Donates $20,000 to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City

    Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones plans to donate $20,000 to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the MLB Players Association announced ...

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  4. Mets' Jeurys Familia Put on DL After Shoulder Surgery; Lucas Duda Activated

    The New York Mets have placed closer Jeurys Familia on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to May 11 due to an arterial clot in his right shoulder , the team announced Friday...

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  5. Jeff Francoeur to Join Braves' Fox Sports Broadcasting Team During 2017 Season

    Veteran MLB outfielder Jeff Francoeur announced Friday he is retiring from baseball to join the Atlanta Braves ' Fox Sports South and Fox Sports Southeast broadcasting teams...

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  6. Does Mets Prospect Tim Tebow Deserve Promotion to Higher Minor League Level?

    Bleacher Report is your one-stop source for everything baseball. From the first inning to the final out, Bleacher Report has you covered with the latest news and analysis you can't miss...

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  7. Ryan Braun Placed on 10-Day DL with Calf Injury

    The Milwaukee Brewers lineup has taken a hit, as All-Star outfielder Ryan Braun has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a calf injury. Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Braun is on the DL...

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  8. Ron Gardenhire Returning to Diamondbacks Despite Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

    Arizona Diamondbacks bench coach Ron Gardenhire will return to the team despite being diagnosed with prostate cancer in February...

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  9. Each MLB Team's Weakest Link in 2017

    Even the hallowed 1927 New York Yankees had a weak link. On a team with a combined .307 average and .872 OPS, third baseman Joe Dugan hit just .269 with a .683 OPS as the clear outlier in what most consider the greatest lineup ever assembled...

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  10. Cubs Superfan Ronnie 'Woo Woo' Wickers Says He Was Kicked out of Wrigley Field

    Lifelong Chicago Cubs fan Ronnie "Woo Woo" Wickers said he was kicked out of Wrigley Field on April 19 because he couldn't produce an e-ticket...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 13,670 reads 0 comments

  11. David Ortiz Calls Bobby Valentine 'Arrogant,' 'Disrespectful' in Autobiography

    Retired slugger David Ortiz didn't hold back when describing his former manager Bobby Valentine in his new autobiography, Papi: My Story . ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 37,832 reads 0 comments

  12. Tim Tebow Promotion Has Been Discussed by Mets, Likely to Wait Until Midseason

    The New York Mets will likely wait until midseason to consider promoting Tim Tebow within their minor league system, the New York Post 's Mike Puma reported Thursday. Tebow is batting ...

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  13. Mike Trout Returns vs. Tigers After 5-Game Absence Due to Hamstring Injury

    Mike Trout will return to the starting lineup for the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night following a five-game absence due to a hamstring injury...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 days ago 1,886 reads 0 comments

  14. Daniel Poncedeleon Undergoes Surgery on Head After Being Hit by Line Drive

    St. Louis Cardinals prospect Daniel Poncedeleon had surgery to relieve pressure after he was struck in the head by a line drive during the second inning of Triple-A Memphis' game in Iowa on Tuesday evening...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 days ago 134,389 reads 0 comments

  15. Mets' Jeurys Familia Diagnosed with Blood Clot in Shoulder; Surgery Possible

    New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia has been diagnosed with an arterial clot in his right shoulder, according to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, who also reported that the pitcher is going to St...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 days ago 8,618 reads 0 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs: Stock Up, Stock Down on Top 10 Prospects After 1 Month

    The Chicago Cubs are mired at 17-17 entering play Thursday and are looking up at the Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds , not to mention the rival St. Louis Cardinals , in the National League Central...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 13 days ago 8,184 reads 0 comments

  17. Derek Jeter Reportedly 'Beside Himself Angry' After Alex Rodriguez Interview

    New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter was reportedly "beside himself angry" after being ambushed with an interview alongside former teammate Alex Rodriguez at BTIG's Charity Day earlier this month...

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  18. Pete Mackanin, Phillies Agree on 2-Year Contract with Club Option

    The Philadelphia Phillies announced Thursday that they signed manager Pete Mackanin to a new two-year contract. Under the new deal, Mackanin will be under contract through 2018, and the Phillies have a club option to retain him in 2019...

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  19. Derek Jeter Writes Thank You Letter to New York Before Yankees Number Retirement

    Ahead of his No. 2 jersey retirement Sunday at Yankee Stadium, New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter wrote a thank you letter to the Big Apple for the Players' Tribune on Wednesday...

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  20. Legit or Nah: Deciding Which MLB Playoff Hopefuls Are for Real

    As we rumble toward the midpoint of May, the MLB season is getting real. Sure, Opening Day is technically the real beginning, a nd, yes, we've got more than four months remaining before anything is settled...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 13 days ago 76,762 reads 0 comments

  21. Boston Red Sox: Stock Up, Stock Down on Top 10 Prospects After 1 Month

    As the Boston Red Sox continue to sputter along at the major league level, things could be going worse down on the farm. Oh, right. Spoiler alert...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 13 days ago 5,260 reads 0 comments

  22. MLB Metrics 101: Ranking MLB's 'Luckiest' Hitters of 2017

    Last week, the B/R MLB Metrics 101 took on hitters who've hit into extreme amounts of bad luck. Now it's time for a look at the other side of that coin. Hello and welcome back...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 13 days ago 44,267 reads 0 comments

  23. New York Yankees: Stock Up, Stock Down on Top 10 Prospects After 1 Month

    We're a month and change into the 2017 season, which means it's a fine time to check on the game's elite prospects and see how they're faring...

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  24. Joe Maddon Says Sleep Deprivation Factors into Cubs' Slow Start

    The 17-17 Chicago Cubs look nothing like the version of themselves that won 103 games and snapped a 108-year World Series curse last year, and manager Joe Maddon has a theory why...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 7,315 reads 0 comments

  25. Dodgers' Andrew Toles to Have ACL Surgery for Knee Injury, Out for Season

    The Los Angeles Dodgers ' outfield depth took a critical blow Wednesday. According to Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times , Andrew Toles tore his right ACL and will undergo surgery in two weeks...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 19,573 reads 0 comments