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Baltimore Orioles: An Early Free-Agency and Offseason Primer

As we come closer to entering the final month of the MLB regular season, it's never too early to brainstorm how the Baltimore Orioles will handle the free-agency period in regard to replacing a few players whose contracts will be upShow More Summary

Highlighting 5 Possible Last-Minute Impact MLB Waiver Deadline Steals

The bulk of trade activity around Major League Baseball goes down before the July 31 non-waiver deadline, but there is still time for players to be dealt in August and still make an impact on the stretch run and on into the postseason. Teams...Show More Summary

Los Angeles Dodgers: An Early Free Agency and Offseason Primer

Hanley Ramirez clearly headlines the Los Angeles Dodgers’ approach to the offseason, but he is far from the only point of curiosity. An outfield logjam loaded with big league regulars and a top-heavy pitching staff that all of a sudden...Show More Summary

Hisashi Iwakuma, Chris Young Are Unsung Heroes of Mariners' Rapid 2014 Rise

Felix Hernandez casts a long shadow —o ver opposing batters, sure, but also over his teammates. So it goes when you're baseball royalty. Two of King Felix's Seattle Mariners rotation-mates, though, deserve a moment in the sun. Entering play Tuesday, the Mariners hold a half-game lead over the Detroit Tigers for the second wild card. Show More Summary

Surging Yankees Keep Fighting Their Way Back into AL Postseason Picture

New York Yankees fans aren't easily impressed. This is the franchise that has won 27 World Series championships, more than twice as many as any other club. The franchise that spends more than anyone east of Chavez Ravine. The franchise of Mantle, DiMaggio and Ruth. The pinstripe faithful expect greatness. Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for Cincinnati Reds' Top 10 Prospects for Week 21

Now that the Cincinnati Reds have quickly dug themselves a hole in the standings as September roster expansions draw closer, many fans have turned their attention to the team's minor leaguers. The team will have some decisions to make when it comes to calling up players. Show More Summary

Jorge Soler to Make Cubs Debut: Latest Reports, Analysis and Reaction

Chicago Cubs fans have spent their entire lives saying “wait ’til next year,” but next year feels closer than it ever has recently. Jorge Soler is the latest highly regarded prospect in the Chicago system to get the major league call-up,...Show More Summary

Derek Holland Injury: Updates on Rangers Pitcher's Knee and Return

Derek Holland is nearing a return for the Texas Rangers. The 27-year-old left-handed starter, who has missed the entire 2014 campaign while recovering from knee surgery, was scratched from his scheduled rehab start Sunday, but manager Ron Washington didn't see it as a major setback, via ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins: Just back spasms. Show More Summary

Shin-Soo Choo Injury: Updates on Rangers Star's Elbow and Return

A rough season for the Texas Rangers didn't get any easier on Monday, as outfielder Shin-Soo Choo was lost for the season with an elbow injury. Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported the news: Like many of his teammates,...Show More Summary

Mariners Sweep Red Sox at Fenway Park for 1st Time

For the first time in franchise history, the Seattle Mariners have swept a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, per ESPN Stats & Info. The two teams played their 63rd series of three or more games at Fenway over...Show More Summary

Rays' Ben Zobrist Records 500th RBI of Career over Weekend

Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Ben Zobrist recorded his 500th career RBI in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. The milestone RBI was one that Zobrist will likely remember, as he surprisingly laid down a bunt single with runners on the corners and two outs in the third inning of a scoreless game. Show More Summary

Pittsburgh Pirates' Upcoming Series Against St. Louis Could Make or Break Team

With a little over a month left to go in the regular season, the Pittsburgh Pirates aren't exactly right where they want to be. With one successful series, however, that can all change for a club that has struggled play consistently in 2014. The Pirates are set to open up a three-game series as the St. Show More Summary

Ron Darling: 'A Starting Pitcher Should Not Be an MVP'

Clayton Kershaw has been having a monster 2014 season and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers' playoff charge. With his unbelievable performance this year, should he be considered for the MVP? Former pitcher Ron Darling and Ernie Johnson discuss their opinions on this question. Let us know what you think in the comments below. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

Who Are MLB's Top Franchise Building Blocks?

As we see a superstar like Derek Jeter nearing the end of his final season, it makes you wonder who is in the next wave of baseball's best. Ernie Johnson and Ron Darling take a look at some of baseball's best young talent in the American and National League. Let us know what you think in the comments below. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

Stock Up, Stock Down for Boston Red Sox's Top 10 Prospects After Week 20

We're seeing plenty of changes to the Boston Red Sox's top-10 prospects list in one of the final weeks of the MiLB season. Allen Webster has officially graduated from this list, exceeding eligibility thanks to his MLB innings pitched mark. Show More Summary

Each MLB Team's Player Most Likely to Be Dealt This Offseason

With the primary focus of the baseball universe affixed on the free-agent market once the offseason begins, it's easy to forget that the trade market is also open for business. Offseason trades come in all shapes and sizes and for a wide variety of reasons. Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Monday, August 25, 2014

Fact: Mike Trout has now homered in six of his last seven games at O.co Coliseum. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects for Week 21

There is just one week remaining in what has been a fantastic minor league season for the Chicago Cubs, with top prospects turning heads at every level. Javier Baez, Kyle Hendricks, Arismendy Alcantara and Matt Szczur have all risenShow More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 21

With the fifth-best run differential in the National League, it may be assumed that the Atlanta Braves are primed for the playoffs this last week of August. However, losers of two in a row, Atlanta sits a distant eight games back in the NL East. Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for Dodgers' Top 10 Prospects for Week 22

With the minor league baseball season winding down, big league clubs will soon be calling up their top prospects for a September audition. The Los Angeles Dodgers possess talented farmhands who will most likely make their major league debuts within the next two weeks. Show More Summary

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