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Brock Holt Injury: Updates on Red Sox IF's Concussion and Return

Boston Red Sox infielder Brock Holt will be out for at least one week because of a concussion. Continue for updates. Holt Placed on 7-Day DL Friday, May 20 Per the official Red Sox Twitter account, Holt was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list retroactive to May 19 with a "mild concussion." Holt enjoyed a productive 2015. Show More Summary

MLB Betting Preview: Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants Odds, Analysis

No team is playing better baseball right now than the San Francisco Giants (25-18), who have won eight games in a row, allowing three runs or fewer in their last seven and only one run in four straight. Regardless, the visiting Chicago...Show More Summary

Selecting the 2016 MLB 1st-Quarter All-Breakout Team

There are countless reasons why some MLB players take time to finally reach their potential and deliver a breakout season. We're talking about the kind of campaign that makes us change the way we look at them. It could be a change of scenery or a managerial change that leads to something finally clicking. Show More Summary

Yu Darvish's Comeback Could Be Deciding Factor in Mariners-Rangers Race

The race in the American League West is just tight enough to possibly be decided by one man. Yu Darvish, come on down. The Texas Rangers trail the Seattle Mariners by only a game-and-a-half, but they could use some help. They were just swept in a three-game series by the Oakland Athletics, dropping their record to 8-9 in May. Show More Summary

MLB Team of the Week: Chris Sale, Danny Valencia and Mike Trout Star

The Chicago White Sox's Chris Sale improved to 9-0 Thursday with a complete-game victory against the Houston Astros. If that doesn't sum up the folly and intrigue of Bleacher Report's MLB Team of the Week, nothing does. On the one hand, pitching wins are a silly, outmoded stat. Show More Summary

Josh Reddick Injury: Updates on Athletics Star's Thumb and Recovery

Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick suffered a fractured thumb during his team’s 4-1 loss to the New York Yankees on Thursday, per John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group. Continue for updates. Reddick to See Specialist Thursday,...Show More Summary

Tim Lincecum Reportedly to Sign with Angels: Contract Details and Reaction

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum reportedly will sign with the Los Angeles Angels on a $2.5 million deal with another $1.7 million in incentives, per Jon Heyman of MLB Network. ESPN's Buster Olney reported the deal is expected...Show More Summary

Tim Lincecum and the Angels Are an Ideal Match of Need, Opportunity

On today's episode of "Things That Were Meant To Be," we have the Los Angeles Angels and Tim Lincecum. A deal between the Angels and the two-time Cy Young Award winner had been in the air for a few days, and is now complete. As reported...Show More Summary

Matt Harvey vs. Nationals: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey had a Thursday night to forget. Against the Washington Nationals, he was pulled after 2.2 innings, as he allowed nine runs—six earned — on eight hits with a pair of walks. It was a record-setting...Show More Summary

Erick Aybar Injury: Updated on Braves SS's Throat and Recovery

Things have gone from bad to weird for the Atlanta Braves, who will be without shortstop Erick Aybar because of a throat injury. Per David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Aybar was taken to a local doctor to have a chicken bone removed from his throat on Thursday. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

Texas Restaurant Offers Rangers 2B Rougned Odor Free BBQ for Life

Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor may have cost himself some money with his actions in Sunday's brawl with the Toronto Blue Jays, but he can make it up by eating at Heim Barbecue every meal. The owner of the restaurant wantsShow More Summary

Rob Manfred Comments on PED Speculation, MLB Testing and More

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has heard the outside speculation about the use of performance-enhancing drugs and is firing back against the critics who question the integrity of players in the sport. Speaking at theShow More Summary

Ichiro Suzuki Draws Within 50 Hits of 3,000 for Career

Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collected a pinch-hit single during the eighth inning of Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, bumping him up to 2,950 hits for his career. Even more impressive, Suzuki started his...Show More Summary

MLB Position-by-Position 2016 Player Rankings, One-Quarter-Mark Edition

Our position-by-position MLB player rankings will once again be a monthly staple throughout the 2016 campaign, and it's time for our another update as we've reached roughly the quarter mark of the season. Preseason rankings were published...Show More Summary

MLB 'Contender or Pretender' Breakdown at the 2016 One-Quarter Mark

It's time for America's favorite game show, "Contender or Pretender." OK, maybe it's not America's favorite game show, but we're still going to play, and you're invited to play along. It works like this: We take a look at the teams with...Show More Summary

Sonny Gray Becomes Must-Watch Trade-Deadline Chip with Strasburg Signed

Under normal circumstances, a struggling pitcher with an ERA north of 5.00 wouldn't inspire feverish trade speculation. But the Oakland Athletics' Sonny Gray isn't a normal struggling pitcher. And these aren't normal circumstances. Stephen Strasburg signed a seven-year extension with the Washington Nationals on May 10. Show More Summary

Blue Jays' 2016 Struggles Putting Toronto in Danger of Becoming 1-Year Wonder

What a difference a season can make. In 2015, the Toronto Blue Jays were the undisputed big bashers of MLB. They paced the pack in runs, home runs, OPS and a host of other offensive categories. They won the American League East and punched their first postseason ticket since 1993. Show More Summary

Hal Steinbrenner Comments on Yankees' Struggles, Coaching Staff, More

The New York Yankees moved to 17-22 on Wednesday with a victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks, but owner Hal Steinbrenner is not happy his team is in last place in the American League East. He specifically singled out the players while...Show More Summary

Geovany Soto Injury: Updates on Angels Catcher's Recovery from Knee Surgery

Los Angeles Angels catcher Geovany Soto will miss the next four to six weeks after suffering a torn right meniscus. Continue for updates. Soto to DL, Will Have Surgery Wednesday, May 18 Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reported Soto will undergo surgery to correct the tear. Show More Summary

Justin Verlander Reaches 2,000 Career Strikeouts: Latest Comments, Reaction

Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander reached the 2,000-strikeout milestone on Wednesday against the Minnesota Twins. Verlander's historic punchout came on a high fastball against Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario in the fourth inning: Verlander's...Show More Summary

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