1. Early Predictions for Top 2017 Spring Training Position Battles

    We're several cold, soggy weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training. Baseball remains an abstraction —a distant, beautiful dream...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 28,544 reads 62 comments

  2. Tyson Ross Reportedly Signs with Texas Rangers

    Starting pitcher Tyson Ross was one of the marquee free agents remaining on the market, but he has reportedly found a new home. Continue for updates. Ross Reportedly Signs with Rangers Friday, Jan...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 4,496 reads 6 comments

  3. Chad Bettis Declared Cancer-Free After November Surgery

    Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis has been declared cancer-free after a November surgery removed a malignant testicle. "I'm feeling great. Got an early Christmas present. Doctor said I was cancer-free...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 185 reads 0 comments

  4. Bleacher Report's Updated Farm System Rankings at the Start of 2017

    We're still over a month away from pitchers and catchers making their way to sunny Arizona or Florida, and the hot stove has cooled considerably, so now seems like the perfect time for an updated look at how all 30 MLB farm system stack up...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 165,091 reads 119 comments

  5. New York Mets' Top Free-Agent, Trade Targets Post New Year

    Nobody's going to criticize the New York Mets for re-signing Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year, $110 million deal. Despite already having a full complement of outfielders under contract, Cespedes is unquestionably the key piece of the team's offense...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 15,126 reads 21 comments

  6. San Francisco Giants' Top Free-Agent, Trade Targets Post-New Year

    Signing All-Star closer Mark Melancon to a four-year, $62 million deal was a necessary move for the San Francisco Giants , but it was one that has seemingly limited the team's ability to improve the roster elsewhere...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 9,952 reads 4 comments

  7. Diamondbacks File Suit Over Stadium Repairs: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Arizona Diamondbacks announced Tuesday the organization filed a lawsuit against the Maricopa County Stadium District over money for capital repairs of Chase Field. Steve Gilbert of MLB ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 3,935 reads 3 comments

  8. Manny Machado vs. Bryce Harper: Who Really Deserves MLB's First $400M Deal?

    Major League Baseball already has a $300 million contract . Its first $400 million contract could come soon. Call it a hunch based on where Manny Machado and Bryce Harper are in their careers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 35,517 reads 148 comments

  9. Los Angeles Dodgers' Top Free-Agent, Trade Targets Post-New Year

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have spent the offseason getting the band back together, re-signing closer Kenley Jansen, left-hander Rich Hill and third baseman Justin Turner. There's nothing wrong with that...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 14,850 reads 16 comments

  10. Hall of Fame Class 2017: Breaking Down Each Candidate's Case and Chances

    The deadline for voting members of the Baseball Writers Association of America to submit their 2017 Hall of Fame ballots was Dec. 31. In the interest of keeping us all in suspense, however, the results won't be announced until Jan...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 30,809 reads 101 comments

  11. Rajai Davis to A's: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Outfielder Rajai Davis signed with the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports first reported Davis' one-year deal worth $6 million from the A's...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 6,950 reads 24 comments

  12. Charlie Blackmon Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Rockies OF

    Colorado Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon has seen his name crop up in trade talks this winter, and they have continued into the new year. Continue for updates. Blue Jays Have Inquired About Blackmon Tuesday, Jan...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 511 reads 0 comments

  13. Drew Storen to Reds: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Cincinnati Reds reached an agreement Tuesday with veteran relief pitcher Drew Storen on a contract for 2017. The Reds officially announced Storen signed a one-year deal on Twitter...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 3,801 reads 3 comments

  14. UNINTERRUPTED: Kevin Kiermaier Shows Off His Cooking Skills in the Kitchen

    Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier proves he has skills away from the diamond. UNINTERRUPTED is a distributed media platform totally dedicated to athletes, fans and lovers of sport...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 1 month ago 501 reads 0 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs' Top Free-Agent, Trade Targets Post New Year

    Fresh off a long-awaited World Series title and with a young core that rivals any in baseball, the Chicago Cubs entered the offseason with a fairly short to-do list...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 22,225 reads 15 comments

  16. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Offseason Week 10 News, Rumors and Speculation

    Unlike the rest of the baseball universe, MLB 's rumor mill doesn't get time off to partake in New Year's Eve festivities...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 26,706 reads 17 comments

  17. Boston Red Sox's Top Free-Agent, Trade Targets Post-New Year

    With 2017 officially here and spring training just around the corner, the Boston Red Sox have the luxury of already having checked the big boxes on their offseason to-do list...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 12,796 reads 9 comments

  18. Predicting Landing Spots for Top 10 Available MLB Offseason Targets

    No player enters free agency hoping to sign in January. No team wants to let half the winter go by with significant needs unfilled. But here we are in the new year. Free agents remain unsigned...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 month ago 95,852 reads 81 comments

  19. Andrew Benintendi Poised to Become MLB's Next Rookie Superstar

    This winter, most Boston Red Sox -related headlines have focused on prospects on their way out of town. Most notably, the Red Sox shipped a gaggle of young talent to the Chicago ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 28,440 reads 32 comments

  20. New York Yankees' Top Free Agent, Trade Targets Post New Year

    The calendar may have flipped to 2017, but we're still a couple of cold months away from baseball. That's actually good news (hear me out) for many MLB clubs with unfinished items on their to-do lists...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 22,877 reads 25 comments

  21. MLB Free Agency: Team-by-Team Report Cards at the Start of 2017

    There is roughly one month remaining before pitchers and catchers begin reporting to spring training, but there are still a number of impact options on the free-agent market...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 112,909 reads 63 comments

  22. MLB Spring Training 2017: The Top 10 Catchers to Watch

    Whether it's at the lowest levels of amateur baseball or in MLB , few positions have a bigger impact on a team's success—or lack thereof—than catcher...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 40,056 reads 26 comments

  23. Will High Demand for Controllable Pitching Lead to More Early Extensions?

    Got a talented homegrown pitcher? Might want to hold on to that. Could be valuable someday. Sound advice under any circumstances. And possibly growing sounder by the day...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 3,027 reads 2 comments

  24. Rockies' Nolan Arenado Live-Streams Family Whiffle Ball Game

    Colorado Rockies All-Star Nolan Arenado can celebrate a successful 2016, during which he hit .294/.362/.570 with 41 home runs and won his fourth straight National League Gold Glove Award...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 5,305 reads 0 comments

  25. Former Padres All-Star Chris Cannizzaro Dies at Age 78

    Former San Diego Padres catcher Chris Cannizzaro—who was the organization's first All-Star in the 1969 season—died Thursday night, according to Kirk Kenney of the San Diego Union-Tribune ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 2,366 reads 0 comments