1. Chicago Cubs: Pennant Race Roster Moves the Team Should Consider

    The passing of the non-waiver trade deadline doesn't mean a contender like the Chicago Cubs is finished tweaking the active roster for the stretch run...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 days ago 10,631 reads 0 comments

  2. MLB Metrics 101: Baseball's Best Athletes According to Statcast

    Some baseball players run. Some catch. Some throw. And some hit the ball really hard. But which players do all of the above? Sounds like a job for Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 days ago 68,939 reads 0 comments

  3. Steven Souza Jr. is Saving One of Baseball's Worst Recent Trades from Disaster

    In December, 2014, the Washington Nationals , Tampa Bay Rays and San Diego Padres pulled off a three-team, 11-player deal...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 12 days ago 34,520 reads 0 comments

  4. Put Up or Shut Up: MLB Stars Under the Most Pressure the Rest of 2017

    Mid-August is upon us — the part of the MLB campaign when the cream rises to the top and the dregs sink to the bottom...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 12 days ago 40,270 reads 0 comments

  5. Jake Odorizzi Suffers Foot Injury vs. Red Sox in 1st Start off Disabled List

    Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Jake Odorizzi suffered a foot injury Wednesday against the Boston Red Sox during his first start since coming off the disabled list. Sean McAdam of BostonSportsJournal...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 1,728 reads 0 comments

  6. Cardinals Hit Grand Slam After 'Rally Cat' Invades Field

    St. Louis Cardinals fans who consider themselves superstitious may soon embrace the idea of the "Rally Cat...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 13 days ago 109,493 reads 0 comments

  7. Jay Bruce Traded to Indians by Mets for Ryder Ryan

    Jay Bruce is on the move once again after the New York Mets traded the outfielder to the Cleveland Indians , the Mets announced ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 13 days ago 58,041 reads 0 comments

  8. Mike Trout, Angels Teammates Rock NBA Jerseys for Road Trip to Seattle

    On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim defeated the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 at Angel Stadium before embarking on a road trip ahead of a series versus the Seattle Mariners ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 13 days ago 30,043 reads 0 comments

  9. Yankees' CC Sabathia MRI Reveals No Additional Damage to Knee Injury

    An MRI on Wednesday revealed no new damage on the arthritic right knee of New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia , but it remains to be seen whether he will take the mound Sunday against the rival Boston Red Sox ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 2,216 reads 0 comments

  10. Joey Rickard Exits Game vs. Angels with Head Injury After Being Hit by Pitch

    Baltimore Orioles outfielder Joey Rickard exited Wednesday's 5-1 defeat to the Los Angeles Angels after getting hit in the head by a pitch from Angels starter Troy Scribner. According to MLB...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 13 days ago 2,651 reads 0 comments

  11. Cubs' Willson Contreras Helped off the Field After Suffering Leg Injury

    The Chicago Cubs announced catcher Willson Contreras left Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants with a right leg injury. Bob Nightengale of USA Today noted Contreras was helped off the field after the setback...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 11,980 reads 0 comments

  12. Jeb Bush Group Drops Out of Marlins Bidding; Derek Jeter Group a Finalist

    The prospective ownership group led by Quogue Capital founder Wayne Rothbaum and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has reportedly dropped out of the bidding for the Miami Marlins , according to FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 13 days ago 4,321 reads 0 comments

  13. Giancarlo Stanton Closing in on Miami Marlins Single-Season Home Run Record

    Miami Marlins star right fielder Giancarlo Stanton slugged his fifth home run in as many games Tuesday against the Washington Nationals. It was his only hit on the day but provided a crucial three RBI in the team's 7-3 win...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 13 days ago 1,191 reads 0 comments

  14. MLB Celebrates Players Weekend by Allowing Nicknames on Jerseys

    MLB and the MLB Players Association have announced the launch of what they call a "player-focused field festival," and the guys taking part are already having a blast with it...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 13 days ago 42,838 reads 0 comments

  15. Ian Kinsler Trade Rumors: Tigers 2B Reportedly Placed on Revocable Waivers

    Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported Wednesday that the Detroit Tigers placed second baseman Ian Kinsler on revocable waivers. Any team is free to claim Kinsler, at which point the Tigers can pull him back and negotiate a trade or keep him...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 13 days ago 5,818 reads 0 comments

  16. Corey Kluber Sets Historic Strikeout Streak Following All-Star Break

    Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber pitched a complete game Tuesday, giving up just three hits and one earned run while striking out 11 batters during the 4-1 victory over the Rockies...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 13 days ago 780 reads 0 comments

  17. Koji Uehara Placed on 10-Day DL by Cubs with Neck Injury

    The Chicago Cubs bullpen took another hit with right-hander Koji Uehara 's placement on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with a neck injury...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 13 days ago 1,559 reads 0 comments

  18. Clayton Kershaw Is Close to Returning to Dodgers from Injury, Says Dave Roberts

    Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Tuesday ace Clayton Kershaw is "close" to returning to the team's rotation after a stint on the disabled list with a back injury...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 13 days ago 6,767 reads 0 comments

  19. MLB Free Agents 2017: Early Buzz and Predictions for Hitters on Expiring Deals

    The start of Major League Baseball's free-agent signing period is still months away, but buzz is already starting to circulate the rumor mill regarding some of the biggest hitters slated to hit the market this winter...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 13 days ago 752 reads 0 comments

  20. Corey Kluber Had 2nd Straight Complete Game with 10 or More Strikeouts

    Fact: Indians pitcher Corey Kluber had his second straight complete game with 10 or more strikeouts on Tuesday night, becoming the first pitcher since Madison Bumgarner in 2015 to accomplish the feat...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 13 days ago 1,551 reads 0 comments

  21. Why Wait? 1 Top Prospect Each MLB Team Must Call Up Now

    With the non-waiver trade deadline passed and August waiver trade activity always unpredictable, the next surefire MLB shake-up will come when rosters expand in September...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 13 days ago 105,238 reads 0 comments

  22. New York Yankees: 5 Pennant Race Roster Moves They Should Make

    The New York Yankees are still waiting to reap the rewards of a major overhaul. Two days before beginning a three-game slate against the Boston Red Sox , the Bronx Bombers trail their nemesis by three games in the American League East...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 13 days ago 16,027 reads 0 comments

  23. 2017 World Series Odds for Every MLB Contender with Trade-Season Dust Settled

    As we steamroll through August and set our gaze on September, the race for the 2017 MLB title is getting real. That's especially true with the non-waiver trade deadline behind us...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 13 days ago 89,859 reads 0 comments

  24. Contenders Can Answer Dodgers 'Superteam' with August Justin Verlander Splash

    Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline passed more than a week ago, but the pitcher who might be the biggest difference-maker of all remains on the market. He's healthy, he's strong and he's pitching as well as he has all season...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 13 days ago 66,125 reads 0 comments

  25. Albert Pujols, Mike Scioscia Ejected for Arguing Balls and Strikes vs. Orioles

    Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia and designated hitter Albert Pujols were ejected from Tuesday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles for arguing balls and strikes...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 14 days ago 1,799 reads 0 comments