1. Full List of MLB Rule Changes for 2017 Season

    The start of the 2017 Major League Baseball season has brought with it seven rule changes and modifications approved by the owners and players...

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  2. Bryce Harper Enters Record Books with Opening Day Home Run

    Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper collected just one hit in the club's 4-2 Opening Day victory over the Miami Marlins, but the one knock was a home run that got the team on the board for the first time this season...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 19 days ago 1,351 reads 0 comments

  3. Mets Fan Flips Out over NJ Transit Issues on Opening Day

    A packed house watched the New York Mets open their 2017 season with a 6-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves . Yet public transportation delays made Monday's trek to Citi Field difficult for some fans...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 19 days ago 26,363 reads 0 comments

  4. Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals: MLB Odds, Analysis, Betting Preview

    The St. Louis Cardinals upset the Chicago Cubs as home underdogs on Sunday night despite blowing a late 3-0 lead, and they will attempt to make it two straight over the defending World ...

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  5. Scott Miller's Starting 9 (+8): 2017 Predictions (Or, Why I Hate Your Team)

    Let's hope your 2017 home repairs go better than Brian Flynn's. His path to the Kansas City Royals' bullpen this spring was rerouted when he went crashing through his barn roof in Oklahoma just before spring training started...

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  6. MLB Players Who Will Blossom into Superstars in 2017

    Major League Baseball isn't hurting for superstar players, but more of those never hurt anyone. Now that the 2017 season has arrived, it's as good a time as any to become familiar with baseball's next wave of superstars...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 20 days ago 48,705 reads 0 comments

  7. 2017 World Series Odds for Every Team at the Start of the Season

    The first few days of the MLB season are all about optimism. No one has run away with anything, and no one is buried...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 20 days ago 67,097 reads 0 comments

  8. Felix Hernandez Suffers Groin Injury on Opening Day in Mariners vs. Astros

    Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez left Monday's game against the Houston Astros with a tight groin, per Greg Johns of MLB .com. He lasted five innings in Seattle's first game of the year and allowed two earned runs...

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  9. Clayton Kershaw Is Still the King Until Someone Comes to Take His Crown

    Sorry, Bryce Harper, Opening Day does not belong to you. Harper can keep hitting home runs (another one Monday, five in five Opening Day games), but this is still a day for pitchers, still a day for aces...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 20 days ago 15,338 reads 0 comments

  10. Manny Machado Snags Hard Grounder on Opening Day vs. Toronto Blue Jays

    Manny Machado came out of the gate making amazing plays this season. During the Orioles ' Opening Day game, the third baseman dove to catch a grounder hit by Toronto Blue Jay Devon Travis in the top of the 11th inning...

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  11. Banner Saying 'Impeach Trump' Seen Hanging at Marlins vs. Nationals

    It appears some fans used the Washington Nationals ' Opening Day game to show their displeasure with president Donald Trump...

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  12. Seth Lugo's Elbow Injury Diagnosed as Partial UCL Tear, Re-Evaluated in 2 Weeks

    The New York Mets could be without Seth Lugo for a significant period of time after his elbow injury was diagnosed as a partial tear in his ulnar collateral ligament. The team announced the news Tuesday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 12,383 reads 0 comments

  13. Noah Syndergaard Pulled from Opening Day Start vs. Braves with Blister

    New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard left Monday's game with a blister on the top of his middle finger, according to Anthony DiComo of MLB .com...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 14,511 reads 0 comments

  14. Bumgarner Becomes 1st Pitcher in MLB History to Hit Multiple HRs on Opening Day

    Fact: Madison Bumgarner hit two home runs despite the Giants' 6-5 loss to the Diamondbacks on Sunday afternoon, becoming the first pitcher in MLB history to hit multiple home runs on Opening Day...

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  15. Stephen Piscotty, Cardinals Agree on 6-Year Contract Extension

    The St. Louis Cardinals and outfielder Stephen Piscotty agreed to a six-year contract extension Monday, one day after the team's season-opening win over the Chicago Cubs , the team announced ...

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  16. Does Reaching 3,000 Hits Make Beltre and Pujols Locks for the Hall of Fame?

    Opening Day is finally here. The 2017 MLB season could see two players reach the historic 3,000 hit club and a huge boost in their Hall of Fame resumes...

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  17. This Is What It's Like to Chase Your Pro Baseball Dreams...For 12 Bucks an Hour

    "Without us," Kyle Johnson says, "there is no baseball." Then why are so many minor-leaguers like him getting paid so little?

    Brandon Sneed Written by Brandon Sneed about 21 days ago 223,597 reads 0 comments

  18. Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers: Odds, Analysis, Baseball Betting Pick

    The last time ace Corey Kluber stepped up to the mound for the Cleveland Indians was in Game 7 of last year's World Series loss to the Chicago Cubs...

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  19. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand on Opening Day

    The 2017 MLB season kicked off with a tripleheader of games on Sunday, and ahead of Monday's full slate of action, it's time to officially unveil our Opening Day power rankings...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 21 days ago 209,288 reads 0 comments

  20. Bleacher Report's MLB Experts Predict Each Major 2017 Award

    Opening Day is upon us at last. Which means, of course, it's time to skip the whole 162-game grind and cut straight to the awards. What's that? You actually want to watch the season play out? OK, fine...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 21 days ago 53,830 reads 0 comments

  21. Carlos Martinez Dominates Champion Cubs to Show Cy Young Pedigree

    Nothing says "Hey, kid, go be our ace!" like a long-term contract extension and an Opening Day start. It's early yet, but Carlos Martinez sure looks ready, willing and able to oblige the St...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 21 days ago 14,990 reads 0 comments

  22. Madison Bumgarner Becomes 1st Pitcher to Hit 2 Home Runs on Opening Day

    Madison Bumgarner is one of the best pitchers in baseball, but he also showed off what he could do at the plate Sunday at Chase Field. The San Francisco Giants starter hit two home runs against the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 21 days ago 27,042 reads 0 comments

  23. Roberto Perez, Indians Agree on 4-Year Contract with Club Options for 2021, 2022

    The Cleveland Indians have locked down catcher Roberto Perez for the next few years, the team announced Sunday...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 21 days ago 3,373 reads 0 comments

  24. Melvin Upton Jr. Released by Toronto Blue Jays, Will Clear Waivers Wednesday

    Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. has been released by the Toronto Blue Jays , according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today and Shi Davidi of Sportsnet, and will clear waivers Wednesday if he isn't claimed by another team in the interim...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 21 days ago 27,840 reads 0 comments

  25. Christian Bethancourt Makes Padres' Roster as Pitcher, Utility Player

    Christian Bethancourt is shifting from his familiar post behind the plate to the pitching rubber for the 2017 season. According to MLB ...

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