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The 2016 MLB All-Breakout Team with 1 Month to Go

It feels like it was only a few weeks ago that we were talking about potential breakout stars for the 2016 MLB season. Turns out that was a few months ago—and with only one month of regular-season action left, we've got a pretty good...Show More Summary

Resurgent Clay Buchholz Can Still Play Big Part in Red Sox's Contention Hopes

The Boston Red Sox need pitchers. On Tuesday, Clay Buchholz looked like a pitcher. It doesn't erase a season that can only be classified as rough, but it surely put some smiles on faces in Beantown. For six innings, Buchholz mostly baffled...Show More Summary

Chris Tillman Injury: Updates on Orioles SP's Shoulder and Return

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Chris Tillman has been dealing with discomfort in his throwing shoulder. On Tuesday, his manager Buck Showalter told the media, via Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun, that it "looks like" Tillman will be headed to the disabled list. More to follow. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

Jon Niese Injury: Updates on Mets SP's Knee and Return

New York Mets pitcher Jon Niese left Tuesday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals with pain in his left knee, per Adam Rubin of ESPN.com. Continue for updates. Niese Lasts Four Batters Tuesday, Aug. 23 Rubin noted Mets manager Terry Collins was actually concerned with Niese ’s knee before he took the mound on Tuesday. Show More Summary

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

Normally, the free-agent market commands the baseball universe's attention for most of the offseason. That's about to change. With one of the weakest free-agent classes in recent history set to hit the open market, teams are going to...Show More Summary

Andre Either Injury: Updates on Dodgers OF's Leg and Recovery

Outfielder Andre Ethier hasn't played a single regular-season game in 2016, but the Los Angeles Dodgers are hoping he will be able to contribute before the year is over. Continue for updates. Ethier Likely to Be Activated in September Tuesday, Aug. Show More Summary

Josh Hamilton Placed on Release Waivers by Rangers: Latest Details and Reaction

The Texas Rangers have cut ties with Josh Hamilton after an injury-plagued season, although his career with the club might not be over. Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News explained the situation: Hamilton didn't play a single major league game in 2016, beginning the year on the disabled list before undergoing season-ending knee surgery in May. Show More Summary

MLB Playoff Schedule 2016: Dates and TV Info Released

With the 2016 Major League Baseball regular season quickly approaching its conclusion, the full playoff schedule was officially released Tuesday. As seen in this tweet, courtesy of MLB Communications, the American League and National League Wild Card Games will take place on Oct. Show More Summary

Dwight Gooden denies claims ‘he’s ravaged by cocaine abuse’

Former teammate Darryl Strawberry told New York Daily News that former all-star pitcher was ‘a complete junkie-addict’ in ‘horrible’ condition.

Adrian Gonzalez Becomes 3rd Dodger to Hit 3 Home Runs in a Game Multiple Times

Fact: Adrian Gonzalez hit three home runs on Monday, joining Duke Snider and Shawn Green as the only players in Dodgers history to have multiple games with at least three home runs. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most...Show More Summary

Kyle Hendricks Has Quietly Become Best Pitcher on MLB's Best Team

Kyle Hendricks is like the frosting on a birthday cake. Peanut butter on toast. Hot fudge on a sundae. The Chicago Cub is the best starting pitcher on MLB's top team, which stood 78-45 through Sunday's action. Though the right-hander boasts an MLB-best 2.16 ERA, the Cubs would likely still be firmly in playoff position without him. Show More Summary

2016 MLB Award Race Odds Updates with 6 Weeks to Go

First, let's get this out of the way: Yes, there are only six weeks left in the 2016 MLB season. Kind of snuck up on you, didn't it? That means, among other things, we can get serious about the various awards races. A lot will be decided in the final month-and-a-half. Show More Summary

Gary Sanchez Sets Yankees All-Time Record with 2 Home Runs vs. Mariners

The New York Yankees lost Monday’s game against the Seattle Mariners, 7-5, but rookie catcher Gary Sanchez made historic headlines in the process. Sanchez drilled a sole home run in the first inning and a two-run shot in the sixth to give him eight for the season. Show More Summary

Red-Hot Adrian Gonzalez Adds Another Weapon to Dangerous Dodgers Offense

Even with Adrian Gonzalez's awesomeness meter at less than 100 percent for most of the season, the Los Angeles Dodgers haven't had much trouble hitting in 2016. Just imagine what they can do now that his meter is far past 100 percent. There was a hint of what it could be like Monday afternoon at Great American Ball Park. Show More Summary

MLB Betting Preview: San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Odds, Analysis

The Los Angeles Dodgers (69-55) maintained their spot atop the National League West division standings Monday with an 18-9 drubbing of the Cincinnati Reds. On Tuesday, the Dodgers will open a key three-game home series with the San Francisco...Show More Summary

Billy Butler Injury: Updates on Athletics DH's Concussion and Return

Oakland Athletics designated hitter Billy Butler was placed on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion Monday in the aftermath of an altercation with teammate Danny Valencia, per John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle. Continue for updates. Butler and Valencia Fined but Not Suspended Monday, Aug. Show More Summary

Josh Reddick Removed from Dodgers Lineup After Injuring Finger on Hotel Door

There are a number of ways in which a baseball player might injure a finger. Ordering room service at a hotel isn't traditionally one of them. But that was the case for Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Josh Reddick, who jammed his middle...Show More Summary

Billy Butler Reportedly Injured in Clubhouse Fight with Danny Valencia

Oakland Athletics teammates Billy Butler and Danny Valencia reportedly got into a physical altercation Friday, per Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. According to Slusser, Valencia took exception to Butler speaking to a representative...Show More Summary

Edwin Encarnacion Reportedly Sued for Battery: Latest Details and Comments

A woman is reportedly suing Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion for battery, per TMZ Sports. The woman alleges Encarnacion gave her two sexually transmitted diseases following a February trip to the Dominican Republic and is requesting more than $11.5 million in damages. Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 21

Not every fantasy baseball pickup needs to be flashy. When hunkering down for a title run, owners just need players who get the job done. Most of this week's waiver-wire recommendations meet that mold. They're not all buzzy adds, but they're delivering to little fanfare. Show More Summary

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