Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Sports / Baseball / MLB / Popular

Bro at Yankees vs. Orioles Game Caught on Camera Lifting Weights

There's plenty of downtime during a Major League Baseball game, even for the fans. During Saturday's game between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards, a random bro was spotted taking a break from the game to lift...Show More Summary

Matt Holliday Booms 467-Foot Home Run into Upper Deck vs. Rockies

The St. Louis Cardinals are holding on to a slight lead in the NL Central this season, and they got a big win on Friday night to stay ahead. Matt Holliday got the Cardinals off to a hot start in the bottom of the first inning against...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top Possible 1-Game MLB Wild Card Playoff Pitching Matchups

The addition of a second wild-card spot in each league has made for a wider field of MLB contenders once again this year. As many as 16 teams can still claim to be in contention, and that should make for an exciting final two weeks of...Show More Summary

Biggest Takeaways from Week 24's MLB Action

While baseball didn't take a beating over the past week like the NFL did (thankfully), it wasn't exactly a banner seven-day period for America's pastime. Incidents involving player safety and banned substances overshadowed some terrific...Show More Summary

Boston Red Sox: Full Scouting Report on Each September Call-Up

The MLB season is winding to a close, but the Boston Red Sox still have an opportunity to evaluate many of their intriguing young players thanks to September call-ups. With Portland and Pawtucket both playing deep into their respective...Show More Summary

Each 2014 MLB Playoff Contender's Most Undervalued Impact Player

From Josh Harrison to Wade Davis, every 2014 MLB playoff contender has that guy. The player who doesn't get the attention that he deserves but who will be critical to how the postseason races shake out in the final weeks of the season. There are tons of relievers on the list, as that's one of the most underappreciated jobs in baseball. Show More Summary

4 Important Reds Storylines to Monitor This Offseason

As bad as this Reds season has become, there are pivotal angles going into the 2014 offseason that will have an enormous impact on the 2015 campaign. The health of a few key guys, the possibility of trading names that properly account...Show More Summary

Ranking the San Francisco Giants' Most Ideal 1st-Round Matchups

The San Francisco Giants have righted the ship and after a horrendous June and July, are once again playing good baseball. Home cooking has also been good for the Giants of late, as they have won 10 straight games at AT&T Park. The Giants offense has come on strong after the All-Star break. Show More Summary

Oakland A's: What If Yoenis Cespedes Is Magic?

Okay, hear me out. Since the A's signed Yoenis Cespedes in 2012, the team was 228-131 with him in the starting lineup and 43-69 without him in the lineup, including their 15-25 record since the trade. That's a.635 winning percentage with him vs..384 without him. Show More Summary

Hyun-Jin Ryu Injury: Updates on Dodgers SP's Shoulder and Return

As the Los Angeles Dodgers attempt to maintain their grip on the National League West, they may be without Hyun -Jin Ryu. The Dodgers announced that the left-handed starter exited Friday night's game against the San Francisco GiantsShow More Summary

Yankees Suffering Doubleheader Sweep to Orioles is Final Nail in 2014 Coffin

A day that began with bad news for the Baltimore Orioles ended with even worse news for the New York Yankees. Hours after learning they'll be without slugger Chris Davis —who tested positive for an amphetamine and was suspended 25 games,...Show More Summary

5 Best Designed Stadiums in MLB

When we think of stadium design, we immediately think of architects, big massive columns and things that your average baseball fan really couldn't care less about. Don't worry—staring at blueprints that make no sense to us isn't what we're aiming to do. Instead, we're looking at ballparks from a fan-design perspective. Show More Summary

Michael Wacha Injury: Updates on Cardinals SP's Status and Return

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha will miss his next start Sunday against the Colorado Rockies. Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch filled fans in on the details: Wacha sports a 3.14 ERA for the Cardinals, who are 2.5 games ahead of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League Central race. Read more MLB news on

Marlins P Anthony DeSclafani Suspended, Mike Fiers Fined After Hitting Batters

Miami Marlins pitcher Anthony DeSclafani has been hit with a three-game suspension and Milwaukee Brewers hurler Mike Fiers has received a fine stemming from a contest Thursday between the two sides that saw multiple batters hit by pitches...Show More Summary

It Is Major League Baseball's Turn to Finally Address Player Safety

And just like that, Giancarlo Stanton’s MVP-caliber season came to a tragic end. Batting in the fifth inning of Thursday’s game against Milwaukee, Stanton was struck flush in the left cheek by an 88 mph fastball from right-hander Mike Fiers. Show More Summary

From 53 Home Runs to 25 Games: Orioles' Chris Davis Latest to Open Our Eyes

Crush Davis, indeed. Chris Davis was crushed with a 25-game suspension for amphetamines, so now what do you think of the fallen Baltimore Orioles slugger's 53 homers last summer? Don't be ridiculous—amphetamines are not steroids. And...Show More Summary

Prospects on the Rise...

4 days agoBaseball / MLB : Scouting Book

These prospects have moved up in our composite rankings recently: Corey Seager (#3)... Blake Swihart (#17)... David Dahl (#35)... Mookie Betts (#58)... Rusney Castillo (#60)... Andrew Lambo (#119)... Yasmany Tomas (#133)... Tyler Wagner (#193)... Show More Summary

Every Team's Most Disappointing Prospect of 2014

With September call-ups out of the way and the minor league playoffs winding down, it’s time to reflect on each organization’s minor league season. Earlier this week we broke down the season’s top players from each level by position, offering an indirect look at baseball’s best prospects. Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Friday, September 12, 2014

Fact: The Baltimore Orioles are 72-55 when slugger Chris Davis plays, and a surprising 14-4 when he doesn't. 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 & Info Read more MLB news on

Chris Davis' 25-Game Suspension Could Impact O's More Than You'd Think

Literally and figuratively, the Baltimore Orioles have lost a big piece for their upcoming trip to October. The word came down late Friday morning: Chris Davis, the Hulk-sized first baseman who led Major League Baseball with 53 home runs in 2013, has been suspended for 25 games for testing positive for an amphetamine. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC