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Pirates' Edinson Volquez Pulls off Insane, No-Look Catch Against Tigers

Edinson Volquez ’s hand was in pain during Tuesday night’s game against the Detroit Tigers—the good kind of pain. The Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander doubled over in the first inning after blindly sticking his glove out at a Victor Martinez comebacker. Show More Summary

Oakland A's: Bob Melvin's Smartest Moves of the 2014 Season

Serious question: Would the Oakland A's have the best record in baseball—the first and only team with over 70 wins so far—without manager Bob Melvin? Perhaps. But having the 2012 Manager of the Year at the helm certainly hasn't hurtShow More Summary

Cleveland Indians Stay Busy During Rain Delay by Using Tarp as Slip 'N Slide

The Cleveland Indians went to Progressive Field on Tuesday expecting to play nine innings of baseball against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Instead, they got a few innings in before play was suspended due to a rain delay. Mike Aviles, Lonnie...Show More Summary

New York Yankees Grades at the 2014 Three-Quarter Mark

The New York Yankees are 61-57 through 118 games, and with three-quarters of the season behind us, it's time for the Bombers to brace themselves for what is sure to be a chaotic stretch run. Memories of the early days in Derek Jeter's...Show More Summary

Updating MLB's Top 100 Players at 2014's Three-Quarter Mark

We have reached what can be considered roughly the three-quarter mark of the 2014 MLB season, and that means it's time for an updated look at the top 100 players in the game. When putting this list together in the preseason and at the...Show More Summary

Full MLB Award Predictions at the 3-Quarter Mark of the 2014 Season

The 2014 Major League Baseball season has reached the final turn. As the 30 clubs make their way down the stretch toward the end of the line, individual players are wrapping up impressive campaigns that soon enough could result in an...Show More Summary

Dodgers Grades at the 2014 Three-Quarter Mark

Three quarters of the 2014 MLB season are in the books, and the Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves in a comfortable position. After scuffling out of the gates and being unable to win more than three games in a row until the end of July,...Show More Summary

All 30 MLB Teams' Most Over and Underrated Player of 2014

The great thing about sports—about baseball—is the passion that it sparks within us. We get emotional about our favorite teams and our favorite players, and we'll defend both to the death against any and all perceived attacks. Lest we...Show More Summary

Braves Grades at the 2014 Three-Quarter Mark

As we arrive at the three-quarter mark in the 2014 baseball season, let’s take a look at how the different parts of the Atlanta Braves measure up. The team’s recent collapse in the standings has been well-publicized, and perhaps assigning...Show More Summary

Bleacher Report's Guide to Acing Your 2014 Fantasy Baseball Home Stretch

More than four months after Opening Day, the long, treacherous baseball season still runs rampant. As MLB squads prepare for a postseason run, fantasy baseball owners hope to accomplish the same result. It seems like ages since we all assembled our predraft cheat sheets. Show More Summary

Joe Kelly Proving He Can Be Big Part of Red Sox's Future

The Boston Red Sox have a bevy of quality pitching prospects, but when the trade deadline came around on July 31, Boston chose to trade for a starting pitcher as part of its return package. That pitcher was Joe Kelly, acquired from the St. Show More Summary

Inside the Hype, Doubts of Minor League Baseball's Home Run King

FRISCO, Texas — Joey Gallo, the Texas Rangers’ hulky Double-A third baseman, described leading the minor leagues in home runs last season as “kind of a one-of-kind thing,” then shrugged indifferently at the prospect of repeating theShow More Summary

Will Dodgers-Giants Rivalry Mean Something Huge for 1st Time in a Decade?

The San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers don't need a tight race to hate each other. They barely need oxygen for that. The dislike comes naturally for these two old, old rivals, who cut the same path across the continent andShow More Summary

Cincinnati Reds: Bryan Price's Smartest Moves of the 2014 Season

It's been a tough first season as manager of the Cincinnati Reds for Bryan Price, but he has made a few very good decisions this season that have kept his team in contention. Although this is a team that has made the playoffs in three of the past four seasons, it's tough to blame Price for the team's "disappointing" season. Show More Summary

A's Will Need Josh Donaldson's Raw Power More Than Ever Down the Stretch

The Oakland A’s put an end to the Kansas City Royals’ eight-game winning streak on Tuesday night, as they exploded for 11 runs on 20 hits to back another strong outing from left-hander Jon Lester. But the A’s star of the game was third...Show More Summary

San Francisco Giants Pay Tribute to Robin Williams with Moment of Silence

The San Francisco Giants observed a moment of silence for Robin Williams before Tuesday night's game with the Chicago White Sox: The Giants also showed a video tribute of the comedian that included a clip from Mrs. Doubtfire, which was...Show More Summary

Jayson Werth Charged with Reckless Driving: Latest Details and Reaction

Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth was reportedly charged with misdemeanor reckless driving in Virginia stemming from an incident over the summer, per Court documents from Fairfax County, Virginia, revealed that the 35-year-old was driving 105 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone. Show More Summary

Yasiel Puig Angrily Flips Bat and Nearly Hits Matt Kemp in On-Deck Circle

We've seen Yasiel Puig work the bat flip after home runs, doubles and even long fly balls that are caught. But this is a new one. In the third inning of the Dodgers-Braves game, Mike Minor induced a first-pitch lazy fly ball from Puig, and the star outfielder wasn't happy with himself. Show More Summary

Felix Hernandez's Historic Season Deserves Kershaw-Like Attention

Felix Hernandez is having a historically good season, arguably the best of his 10-year career with the Seattle Mariners. Unfortunately, with Clayton Kershaw having another Cy Young-caliber year for the large-market Los Angeles Dodgers,...Show More Summary

Tigers' David Price 1st in Majors to Reach 200 Strikeouts in 2014

Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price is the first hurler to reach the 200-strikeout mark this season, having hit the milestone with his first punchout in a six-K performance during Sunday's 6-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Price hardly...Show More Summary

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