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Cubs Play Inappropriate Song as Aroldis Chapman Walks off Mound, Team Apologizes

During the ninth inning of Sunday's 6-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field, the Chicago Cubs played a song called "Smack My Bitch Up" as Aroldis Chapman walked off the mound. That is a wildly inappropriate song for a sporting...Show More Summary

MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand at the Quarter Pole

We've arrived at the quarter-pole mark of the 2016 MLB season, as we're now just a month-and-a-half away from the conclusion of the regular season and the start of another exciting slate of postseason baseball. However, before the playoffs...Show More Summary

Olympic Speedskating Silver Medalist Eddy Alvarez Now Making MLB Push

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Birmingham Barons shortstop Eddy Alvarez has a "hidden secret." Alvarez is a Miami native and son of Cuban immigrants who won a silver medal in the Winter Olympics as part of the USA's 5,000-meter relay speedskating team in Sochi, Russia, in 2014. You read that right. Show More Summary

Alex Rodriguez: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent 3B

Alex Rodriguez's MLB career might not be over just yet. The Miami Marlins are reportedly considering bringing the slugger home following Giancarlo Stanton's season-ending injury. Continue for updates. Marlins Not Ruling Out A-Rod as Stanton Replacement Monday, Aug. Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 20

Tepidness isn't a trait fantasy baseball managers can exude during the final weeks of a championship run. There's no time to keep waiting for disappointments to turn the corner. The trade deadline has passed in most leagues, so gamers...Show More Summary

Another Lost Giancarlo Stanton Season Sends Playoff-Hopeful Marlins Reeling

With Giancarlo Stanton having suffered yet another significant injury, now's a good time to repurpose the catchphrase for Major League Baseball's All-Star Game. This time, it counts. After placing Stanton on the disabled list with aShow More Summary

Buster Posey Injury: Updates on Giants Star's Back and Return

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey was removed from the lineup on Sunday with a back injury. It is unclear when he will be able to return. Continue for updates. Posey Out vs. Orioles Sunday, Aug. 14 The Giants announced PoseyShow More Summary

Giancarlo Stanton Injury: Updates on Marlins Star's Groin and Return

Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton suffered a groin injury during Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox. He reportedly will be headed to the disabled list, and it is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates. Stanton Reportedly to Go on 15-Day DL Sunday, Aug. Show More Summary

Biggest MLB Duds of Week 19, Position by Position

"Pain heals, chicks dig scars, glory lasts forever." That was one of the many memorable lines uttered by Shane Falco ( Keanu Reeves) in The Replacements, an underrated movie that also starred Jon Favreau and Gene Hackman, among others. While...Show More Summary

Yankees' Youth Movement Could Actually Lead Shocking Playoff Push

The New York Yankees waived the white flag at the trade deadline. They shifted into sell mode, abandoned all hope of making the playoffs this season and trained their gaze squarely on the future. Yeah...about that. The future is indeed bright in the Bronx. Show More Summary

Starling Marte Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Back and Return

Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte left Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers due to back discomfort, per Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Continue for updates. Marte Leaves Game After Moving to CF Saturday, Aug. Show More Summary

Jonathan Papelbon Released by Nationals: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

Jonathan Papelbon's tumultuous tenure with the Washington Nationals has come to an end. The Nationals announced he was officially released on Saturday. ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick previously reported Papelbon requested his release from...Show More Summary

Alex Rodriguez Officially Released by Yankees: Latest Comments, Reaction

One day after getting a king's send-off at Yankee Stadium, Alex Rodriguez is no longer a New York Yankees player. Per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, the Yankees released Rodriguez prior to Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The move...Show More Summary

Bleacher Report's Guide to Acing Your 2016 Fantasy Baseball Home Stretch

The best-laid plans of fantasy baseball players will often go awry. Because of MLB's longer season and higher frequency of readily available data, baseball requires more skill and less luck than fantasy football, its more popular cousin. Show More Summary

Takeaways from MLB Week 19

The careers of two huge names in baseball, the Texas Rangers' Prince Fielder and New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, came to their respective conclusions this week. Qualifying the careers of both will certainly be a popular topic in baseball...Show More Summary

After a Farewell Night Like No Other, Is This Really Goodbye for Alex Rodriguez?

NEW YORK — With most guys, the retirement announcement comes before the ceremony. No, not with most guys. With everyone. Everyone but Alex Rodriguez. It's always complicated with him, so of course it was complicated on the night that should mark the end of a brilliant if also monumentally flawed career. Show More Summary

Alex Rodriguez: Stats, Highlights and Reaction from Yankees Star's Final Game

After 22 years and 2,784 MLB games, Alex Rodriguez laced up his cleats for the final time with the New York Yankees on Friday night against the Tampa Bay Rays, going 1-for-4 with an RBI in a 6-3 win. Rodriguez got the Yankees on theShow More Summary

Updating MLB's Top 100 Players at 2016's Three-Quarter Mark

We have reached what can be considered roughly the three-quarter mark of the 2016 MLB season, and that means it's time for an updated look at the top 100 players in the game. While previous editions of this list have taken into account...Show More Summary

Early Report Card Grades for the Biggest Deals of the 2016 MLB Trade Window

As usual, the days leading up to MLB's Aug. 1 non-waiver trade deadline didn't disappoint. More than 20 trades were completed, some more significant than others. Narrowing down that list to only the biggest deals wasn't easy. For example,...Show More Summary

Gary Sanchez Gives 1st Glimpse of Yankees' Bright Homegrown Future

There's not a lot of joy to be derived from the New York Yankees' present. Their 58-56 record is far from an Atlanta Braves-level disaster, but it marks the fourth year in a row they've been mired in mediocrity. And for the first time in a long time, they've accepted they need to make things worse to get better. Show More Summary

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