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Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant Have Taken Similar Yet Different Paths to Stardom

When the Cubs and Nationals squared off for the first time this season on Memorial Day, each team featured their own version of a baseball phenom. Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant don't seem like identical players at first glance, but the...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: Best DraftKings MLB Pitcher Picks for May 26

All the stars align perfectly for MLB aces to dominate Tuesday's top-heavy daily fantasy slate. Three premier lefties face teams that struggle mightily against southpaws. They're not the only hurlers benefiting from a fortuitous matchup. Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Strategy, Primer for May 26

Memorial Day weekend is over, which means we are back to night games all around and more condensed contests for daily fantasy baseball. This means the choices for your lineup are plentiful and you have to make sure to grab the rightShow More Summary

8 Offseason MLB Moves Looking Like Steals 2 Months into 2015

Every year in MLB, teams make moves in hopes of improving their respective ballclubs. While some of those transactions turn out to be underwhelming flops, many wind up being under-the-radar steals. 2015 has had its share of bargain buys. Show More Summary

With Rangers Streaking, Josh Hamilton Could Be More Than Novelty in Texas

When the Texas Rangers traded for Josh Hamilton in late April, it was easy to interpret the deal as a low-risk move that, at the least, would help generate interest in an otherwise uninteresting team. But now, you can't help but wonder...Show More Summary

Hunter Pence's Comeback Providing Big Spark in Giants' Rebound

"Today, we're going to pull every fiber of our beings, collectively—I'm going to challenge each and every one of you—every fiber of your being to see yourself as a World Series champion..."—Hunter Pence, addressing the crowd at AT&T Park after the final regular-season game of 2014. Speeches don't win baseball games. Show More Summary

Giancarlo Stanton Saves a Run with Spectacular Leaping Catch into Wall

Everyone knows the Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton has tremendous power at the plate. What doesn't get talked about is the right fielder's underrated defense. In the bottom of the second inning of Monday's game against the Pittsburgh...Show More Summary

Kris Bryant Is Chicago Cubs' Version of Superstar Bryce Harper

At 9 months apart in age, Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant ran in the same Las Vegas baseball circles as kids and teens, young prodigies with beaming futures. Harper, of course, took the unconventional path to superstardom. His well-known...Show More Summary

Re-Evaluating the Oakland Athletics' Top Draft Picks from the Past Decade

With the 2015 first-year player draft approaching, let's take a look back at how the last 10 Oakland A's first-round draft picks have fared. Because hindsight is a beautiful thing. For purposes of a tidy list, we'll stick with the first overall selection from each year dating back to 2005. Show More Summary

Jose Bautista Injury: Updates on Blue Jays Star's Shoulder and Return

Toronto Blue Jays star Jose Bautista was scratched from Monday's game against the Chicago White Sox due to a shoulder injury. Continue for updates. Bautista Out vs. White Sox with Sore Shoulder Monday, May 25 MLB Lineups released the...Show More Summary

Bartolo Colon Singles on Line Drive, Tags Up and Hustles to 3rd Base on Fly Ball

One day after celebrating his 42nd birthday, New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon is showing that age is just a number. Colon led off the bottom of the fifth inning of Monday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies with a line-drive single to left field. Show More Summary

Mets' Lucas Duda Hits Home Run That's Grabbed by Sailor on Memorial Day

Well, this is fitting. With the New York Mets trailing the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Monday, Lucas Duda's solo shot ended up in the most appropriate hands possible on Memorial Day: those of someone who has served in the military. The homer tied the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the third inning. [MLB] Read more MLB news on

Jeremy Guthrie Allows 11 Earned Runs in 1-Plus Innings Pitched vs. Yankees

Jeremy Guthrie probably wishes he had Monday off like countless other Americans. The Kansas City Royals starting pitcher was absolutely rocked Monday against the New York Yankees, giving up an unbelievable 11 runs while recording just three outs. Show More Summary

MLB Betting: Most Profitable and Costliest Teams for Baseball Wagering

Coming off Sunday night’s action during this Memorial Day weekend, the first quarter of the MLB regular season is now in the books, with all 30 teams logging at least 40 games. While some of the preseason favorites have already established...Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for MLB Week 8

A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven. Some players mentioned last week—including Brandon Belt, Maikel Franco, James Paxton, Jake McGee, A.J. Ramos, Delino DeShields...Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 10 Prospects After Week 7

With June right around the corner, let's take a look at some of MLB's brightest young stars and how they are performing in the minor leagues. Over the next few slides, we'll update you on baseball's top 10 prospects according to Show More Summary

Brian Matusz Suspended for Foreign Substance: Latest Details and Reaction

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz has been suspended eight games after umpires found a foreign substance on his arm in Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Miami Marlins, Major League Baseball announced Monday. Matusz will appeal the penalty. Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Most Indispensable Players for 2015 MLB Contenders

No MLB team wants to imagine life without a cherished superstar. The next-man-up motto has run its way into the Hall of Fame of sports cliches, but some players are simply too valuable to live without. Just ask the Milwaukee Brewers, who are close to throwing in the towel with Jonathan Lucroy sidelined. Show More Summary

Reviewing Atlanta Braves' 1st- Round Draft Picks over the Past Decade

The Atlanta Braves have always put a focus on drafting, scouting and developing within the organization. New president of baseball operations John Hart has put an even greater emphasis on the draft and restocking the farm system. Hart...Show More Summary

Allen Craig's Bizarre and Historic Decline Could Be on Upswing in the Minors

Allen Craig has undergone one of the steepest nosedives ever witnessed in Major League Baseball. It also seems to be one of the most unexpected. There was no significant, career-threatening injury to precede it. Nor were there indicators...Show More Summary

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