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Updating Top Suitors for MLB Trade Deadline Impact Targets

With the MLB trade deadline looming, it's going to be a busy week for general managers like Ned Colletti of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Ruben Amaro Jr. of the Philadelphia Phillies. There aren't a ton of sellers on the market with so many teams still hanging around in the wild-card races. Show More Summary

Cubs Trade Rumors: Latest on Chicago's Pursuit of David Price and More

Fair warning—if you are a player on the Chicago Cubs who is not named Anthony Rizzo, you may very well get traded this season. Just ask Jeff Samardzija, Darwin Barney and Jason Hammel. The Cubs clearly aren ’t going to compete for a postseason berth down the stretch in 2014, and the playoffs in 2015 probably aren ’t going to happen either. Show More Summary

Odrisamer Despaigne's Funky Style Is Leaving Hitters Scratching Their Heads

There is no such thing as a comfortable at-bat against Odrisamer Despaigne. Between his high-kicking, torso-spinning delivery and dizzying litany of pitches, Despaigne is the very definition of befuddling. And most of the hitters who've...Show More Summary

Jon Lester Rumors: Recapping Latest Buzz Surrounding Boston Red Sox Ace

If David Price is out of your price range, could I offer you Jon Lester? With the July 31 trade deadline rapidly approaching, offers for the Boston Red Sox ace are in abundance. Since he's a free agent at the end of the season and the...Show More Summary

Derek Jeter Passes Carl Yastrzemski for Seventh on All-Time Hits List

Before leaving this game for good, Derek Jeter decided to dig the knife a little deeper into Boston Red Sox fans. The New York Yankees shortstop went 3-for-4 in a 4-2 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday night and in doing so passed Carl...Show More Summary

Mariners' Felix Hernandez Records 13th Straight Start with 7+ IP, 2 Runs or Less

Showcasing his usual dominant form, Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez set an American League record Friday, recording his 13th consecutive start with seven or more innings pitched and two or fewer runs allowed, per Ryan Divish...Show More Summary

Melky Cabrera Blasts a Home Run, Smashes Car Windshield

Being in the vicinity of Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera may be hazardous to your car. One fan learned that the hard way after finding her windshield shattered following a Cabrera three-run homer in the sixth inning of the Jays' clash with the Boston Red Sox. Goodbye home run, goodbye car windshield. Show More Summary

Mets' Bartolo Colon Performs Comical Pregame Routine

Never change, Bartolo Colon, never change. The 41-year-old New York Mets pitcher was caught on camera performing a funky-looking pregame ritual. He was apparently warming up...or stretching. Or, um, something. Everyone's got their own routine. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Whispers Surrounding Jon Lester, Cole Hamels and More

Hold on tight, baseball fans, because the next few days figure to be a complete whirlwind. The MLB trade deadline is nearly upon us, and contenders are reaching out to the bottom-dwellers of the league in hopes of luring a critical piece or two. Show More Summary

Atlanta Braves' Prospects All at GM Frank Wren's Disposal for Trade Deadline

The idea of an untouchable prospect runs rampant throughout sports, baseball included. It is an utterly idiotic belief to succumb to. How can a general manager say he will not trade someone when he doesn't know what the return will be? For...Show More Summary

Nationals' Rafael Soriano Records 200th Career Save

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Rafael Soriano closed out Sunday's 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds to notch his 200th career save, per MLB Milestones on twitter. The milestone save was a bit peculiar, as the Nats carried a 4-0...Show More Summary

David Price Should Be Dealt Despite Rays' Postseason Hopes

The Tampa Bay Rays are hot right now, leaving many wondering what they are going to do with staff ace David Price as Thursday's July 31 trade deadline looms near. Joe Maddon's team has won nine in a row heading into Monday, and the team has its sights set on the playoffs despite having been 18 games under.500 at one point this season. Show More Summary

Seattle Mariners' Fernando Rodney Records 200th Career Save

Seattle Mariners closer Fernando Rodney notched his 200th career save this past Saturday afternoon, according to the team's official Twitter account. Per usual, Rodney came into the game in the ninth inning, protecting a one-run lead over the Baltimore Orioles. Show More Summary

5 A's Prospects Who Billy Beane Should Not Trade

At the trade deadline it is commonplace for contending teams to ship away prospects in return for established big league players. The San Francisco Giants pulled the plug with two of their top pitching prospects to acquire Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox. Show More Summary

John Lackey Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Red Sox Star

With a minuscule 2.9 percent chance of making the playoffs, per FanGraphs, the Boston Red Sox are in an unfamiliar position as sellers this summer. They've already shipped Jake Peavy to San Francisco, and the rest of the rotation seems just as expendable. Show More Summary

Oakland Athletics: 5 Takeaways from Series Against the Texas Rangers

Usually, any time the Oakland Athletics face the Texas Rangers, the series is magnified a touch. Competitively, the two American League West rivals have matched one another win for win over the years; the A’s have won the last two division...Show More Summary

Justin Masterson Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Indians Star

The Cleveland Indians are in the hunt for the American League Central, but that doesn't mean they aren't preparing to move a starter they had high hopes for in 2014. Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan reports that the front office is willingShow More Summary

MLB Trade Deadline: Best Middle Infield Options for the Toronto Blue Jays

The non-waiver trade deadline for Major League Baseball is now under a week away, and the market is pretty much set with regards to which teams will be buyers and which clubs will sell off their assets (with the exception of the recently-red-hot...Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, July 27, 2014

Fact: The Rays had the worst record in MLB after play on June 24 (31-48). Since then, they have gone 20-5, the best mark in baseball. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats and Info Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

3 Boston Red Sox Prospects Who Ben Cherington Absolutely Should Not Trade

The Boston Red Sox sit at 48-57—dead last in the American League East—and general manager Ben Cherington has to be wondering just what happened in the wake of his team's fabled World Series run a year ago. Not so long ago, Boston was...Show More Summary

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