1. Nothing Will Get You More Hyped for Baseball Than 'Big Sexy' Bartolo Colon

    Bleacher Report is your one-stop source for Major League Baseball. From the first pitch, to the last inning, Bleacher Report has you covered with the latest MLB news and analysis you can't miss...

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  2. Blake Treinen Named Nationals Closer over Koda Glover, Shawn Kelley

    The Washington Nationals named Blake Treinen their closer Thursday for the 2017 season over Koda Glover and Shawn Kelley. According to Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post , Nats manager Dusty Baker made the official announcement...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 30 days ago 4,642 reads 0 comments

  3. White Sox's Tim Anderson Buys Mom New Car After Signing Contract Extension

    Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson parlayed an impressive 2016 debut into a six-year, $25 million contract extension. He celebrated by buying his mother a Mercedes...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 18,541 reads 0 comments

  4. San Francisco Giants Create 'M-V-Pee' Trophy for Best Hydrated Player

    Sports science is evolving rapidly as teams attempt to optimize player health and performance. Count the San Francisco Giants among sporting franchises that are willing to think outside the box to avoid a stream of injuries...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 9,739 reads 0 comments

  5. Brady Aiken Rejected $5M and Got Hurt; Now Past No. 1 Pick Fights for MLB Future

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. — No spring training backdrop is as dramatic as that of the Cleveland Indians , where dozens of tired, abandoned jets are parked on the desert floor in their final resting place...

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  6. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Relief Pitchers

    We've come to the final entry in our positional power rankings series — the relief pitchers. There's not a more fickle group of players in the majors, and that's exactly ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 78,258 reads 0 comments

  7. Can Nolan Arenado Unseat Kris Bryant as NL's MVP in 2017?

    Kris Bryant ran away with the National League MVP voting in 2016. By default, that makes him the favorite to win the award again in 2017...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 13,472 reads 0 comments

  8. MLB 2022: Who Will Be the Superstars of Baseball in 5 Years?

    The world will be a different place in 2022. Perhaps that's not a comforting thought, so here's one that is: At least Major League Baseball's pantheon of superstars shouldn't look too different...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 72,847 reads 0 comments

  9. Chicago Cubs: Complete 2017 Season Preview, Predictions

    Maybe you're sick of hearing it, but it's true nonetheless: The Chicago Cubs are the best, most complete team in baseball. They can hit. They can run. They can pitch. They can catch...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 7,739 reads 0 comments

  10. New York Mets: Complete 2017 Season Preview, Predictions

    The New York Mets won the the pennant in 2015, but a raft of injuries to their vaunted starting rotation dropped them to a wild-card one-and-done in 2016...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 9,336 reads 0 comments

  11. Ichiro Wants to Play Until He's 50; Says He'll 'Just Die' After Retiring

    Ichiro Suzuki has eclipsed 3,000 hits, captured two batting titles, made 10 All-Star teams and snagged an American League MVP during his 16-year MLB career, but he doesn't sound ready to slow down anytime soon...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 278,397 reads 0 comments

  12. Steven Matz's Elbow Injury Will Keep Him off Mets' Opening Day Roster

    New York Mets starter Steven Matz will not be on the team's Opening Day roster due to lingering issues with his pitching elbow. Anthony DiComo of MLB ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 4,210 reads 0 comments

  13. Jeurys Familia Suspended 15 Games by MLB for Domestic Violence Arrest

    New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia was suspended 15 games Wednesday for his role in an October domestic violence arrest. Big League Stew provided MLB 's official statement: Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports first reported the news...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 13,676 reads 0 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox: Complete 2017 Season Preview, Predictions

    The 2017 MLB season will begin on Sunday with a triple-header of games, and the Boston Red Sox will get their campaign started the next day at home against the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 8,810 reads 0 comments

  15. Bleacher Report's Full 2017 MLB Season Preview and Predictions

    With Opening Day just around the corner, the time has come to pretend to know what the future holds for the 2017 Major League Baseball season. Yes, it's time to make predictions...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 138,950 reads 0 comments

  16. A Look at the Longest Major League Baseball Games of All Time

    MLB fans longing for faster games would have detested these matchups . Think three-and-a-half hours is too much time watching men throw balls and swing bats? That's a sprint compared ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 19,948 reads 0 comments

  17. Yoenis Cespedes' Brother Yoelquis on Being Bigger MLB Star: 'That's My Dream'

    The best thing you can say about Yoelquis Cespedes is you'd notice him even if you didn't know his last name. The ball jumps off his bat, and there's real speed in his legs...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 month ago 43,442 reads 0 comments

  18. New York Yankees: Complete 2017 Season Preview, Predictions

    The 2017 MLB season will begin on Sunday with a tripleheader of games, and the New York Yankees are among the teams suiting up on that first day of the regular season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 15,221 reads 0 comments

  19. Buying or Selling MLB's Biggest Breakout Stars of Spring Training 2017

    Ah, spring training statistics, how you confound. On one hand, we know a strong exhibition showing can vanish once the games start to count...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 78,583 reads 0 comments