1. Alex Rodriguez Agrees to Contract with Fox Sports to Be Analyst for 2017

    Fox Sports hired retired slugger Alex Rodriguez on Tuesday as a full-time MLB analyst for the 2017 season and beyond. It made the news official in a press release on FoxSports...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 19 days ago 14,626 reads 0 comments

  2. Adrian Beltre Set to Surpass Multiple Milestones in 2017

    Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre enters 2017 with two milestones well within reach. Most notably, he needs just 58 more hits to become the 31st player in MLB history to record 3,000 hits, per MLB...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 19 days ago 955 reads 0 comments

  3. World Baseball Classic 2017: Scores and Reaction from Tuesday Pool Play Results

    The 2017 World Baseball Classic rolled on Tuesday with three games of group play across Pools A and B. The action featured the first appearance of the event for Japan, the 2006 and 2009 champions and one of the pre-tournament favorites...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 19 days ago 16,362 reads 0 comments

  4. Mariners Hire Mariachi Band to Follow Leonys Martin on His Birthday

    Leonys Martin turned 29 years old Monday. The Seattle Mariners celebrated the outfielder's birthday by bringing a mariachi band to their spring training facilities in Peoria, Arizona ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 19 days ago 3,426 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 First Basemen

    The first base position is home to some of the game's most dynamic sluggers. Anthony Rizzo, Paul Goldschmidt and Freddie Freeman are superstars in the middle of their respective ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 19 days ago 66,454 reads 0 comments

  6. Yasiel Puig's Home Reportedly Burglarized in LA, $500k in Jewelry Stolen

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has had more than $500,000 in jewelry stolen from his L.A. residence while he's in Arizona for spring training. TMZ Sports reported three "high-end" Rolex watches were among the items stolen...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 19 days ago 28,989 reads 0 comments

  7. Loek van Mil: The 7'1" Pitching Giant Still Trying to Get His Big Break

    They come to the World Baseball Classic in all shapes and sizes. Teams. Players. Ballparks. Countries. Nobody, however, arrives in the exact fascinating size of a man who will be working in relief for the Netherlands over these next couple of weeks...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 19 days ago 79,317 reads 0 comments

  8. Which of Rosario-Turner-Swanson-Crawford Quartet Will Be Biggest Shortstop Star?

    There are great young shortstops everywhere in baseball these days, so many of them that it would be far too challenging a task to rank them all...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 19 days ago 22,337 reads 0 comments

  9. Predicting MLB's Top 2017 Rookie of the Year Candidate at Each Position

    Rookie of the Year winners can come from anywhere on the diamond. In fact, over the last 10 years, the award has gone to at least one player from every position —if you consider the results from both the American League and National League ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 19 days ago 54,893 reads 0 comments

  10. Tim Tebow to Start Wednesday's Spring Training Game vs. Red Sox

    Tim Tebow will finally get a chance to show what he can do on a baseball field for the New York Mets . According to Anthony DiComo of MLB .com, the former NFL quarterback will start Wednesday at designated hitter against the Boston Red Sox ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 20 days ago 14,601 reads 0 comments

  11. World Baseball Classic 2017: Scores and Reaction from Monday Pool Play Results

    The 2017 World Baseball Classic officially got underway Monday morning in South Korea. Israel opened the fourth Classic against South Korea before playing Chinese Taipei later the same day...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 20 days ago 16,760 reads 0 comments

  12. Shohei Ohtani: The 'Best Baseball Player in the World' Isn't in MLB...Yet

    TOKYO — New Year's night, a sparkling "2017" is brightly lit atop the Tokyo Tower, and the possibilities ringing in are endless...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 20 days ago 216,970 reads 0 comments

  13. Team-by-Team Spring Training Prospect Report

    Spring training often provides a fanbase with its first opportunity to see some of the club's top prospects in action, so the youngsters are inevitably one of the main focuses each spring...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 20 days ago 121,062 reads 0 comments

  14. How $200M Bust Zack Greinke Can Return to Cy Young Peak

    Even Zack Greinke is perplexed by what happened last season. The numbers obviously speak for themselves. The former Cy Young winner went from a league-best 1.66 ERA in 2015, his final season with the Los Angeles Dodgers , to a 4...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 20 days ago 116,655 reads 0 comments

  15. Building a 25-and-Under MLB Super Rotation

    You're an MLB general manager out for a sunset stroll on a windswept beach, and you discover an old, rusty lamp poking out of the sand. You pick it up, rub it and —naturally — a genie emerges in a puff of colorful smoke...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 21 days ago 37,483 reads 0 comments

  16. Mets and Royals Among 4 Teams Reportedly Interested in Free Agent Brett Lawrie

    The Chicago White Sox announced Friday they released veteran infielder Brett Lawrie , and the 27-year-old is beginning to garner interest on the free-agent market throughout MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 21 days ago 26,031 reads 0 comments

  17. World Baseball Classic Schedule 2017: Dates, Times, Locations, TV Info and More

    The World Baseball Classic , a 16-team, 16-day tournament taking place in four different countries, kicks off Monday, March 6, when Israel faces Korea to open pool play...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 21 days ago 44,236 reads 0 comments

  18. Jeffrey Loria, Marlins Reportedly Discussing Sale of Team with Multiple Suitors

    The Miami Marlins are reportedly moving toward getting new ownership at some point in 2017. Per Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald , Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria " is fully expected ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 22 days ago 19,786 reads 0 comments

  19. Giants Coach Jose Alguacil Required Surgery After Being Hit in Face by Foul Ball

    San Francisco Giants first base coach Jose Alguacil required surgery after getting hit in the face by a foul ball Saturday during an exhibition game against the Kansas City Royals in Surprise, Arizona...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 22 days ago 249,042 reads 0 comments

  20. Huston Street out 3-4 Weeks with Lat Injury

    The Los Angeles Angels ' bullpen has taken a hit with closer Huston Street suffering a lat strain during Friday's spring training game against the Milwaukee Brewers ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 22 days ago 2,798 reads 0 comments

  21. Tim Tebow Says He Wants to Adopt Child from Every Continent

    Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow , who's currently trying to jump-start a baseball career in the New York Mets organization, is ready to start a family and hopes to eventually adopt a child from every continent...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 23 days ago 12,115 reads 0 comments

  22. 2017 World Baseball Classic Betting Preview, Tournament Odds, Analysis

    After sitting as a slight favorite to win the 2017 World Baseball Classic , the United States is now co-favored along with the defending champions, the Dominican Republic, at +250 ...

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  23. Mets P Noah Syndergaard to Appear as an Extra in Upcoming 'Game of Thrones'

    While New York Mets ace Noah Syndergaard might be better suited for a superhero movie—Thor, maybe?—he's set to appear in an upcoming episode of Game of Thrones ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 23 days ago 12,529 reads 0 comments

  24. David Price Reportedly Won't Need Elbow Surgery, Will Be Out 7-10 Days

    The Boston Red Sox and starting pitcher David Price are breathing a huge sigh of relief, as the left-hander won't require surgery on his ailing elbow. Per Rob Bradford of WEEI...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 23 days ago 15,187 reads 0 comments

  25. Brett Lawrie Released by Chicago White Sox

    Second baseman Brett Lawrie will be released by the Chicago White Sox . Per the White Sox official Twitter account , the team will grant Lawrie his unconditional release after requesting waivers on him...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 23 days ago 6,626 reads 0 comments