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Prospects, Homegrown Talent Have Replaced Checkbooks as MLB's Crucial Currency

In baseball, as in life, money makes the world go round. It's a business, as players, agents and owners never tire of reminding us. But something has shifted —there's a new currency in the game, a new blueprint for success. And it prioritizes...Show More Summary

Dodgers' NL West Title Cannot Overshadow Big Postseason Concerns

Before we inject some Debbie Downer realism into the Los Angeles Dodgers' champagne-soaked celebration, let's pause to appreciate what they've accomplished. By defeating Madison Bumgarner and the archrival San Francisco Giants 8-0 Tuesday night, the Dodgers clinched their third consecutive National League West title. Show More Summary

LA Dodgers Clinch NL West: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

For the third consecutive season, the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the National League West by virtue of Tuesday's 8-0 victory over the archrival San Francisco Giants. Despite the amount of success the Dodgers organization has enjoyed...Show More Summary

Matt Kemp Injury: Updates on Padres OF's Hand and Return

The 2015 season is a lost cause for the San Diego Padres, and they received more unfortunate news Tuesday when Matt Kemp was forced to leave the game against the Milwaukee Brewers with an injury. Continue for updates. Melvin Upton Jr. Show More Summary

MLB Playoff Predictions: Managers Who Will Pull All the Right Moves in October

Having a great manager doesn't guarantee postseason success. Games are still won on the field, but managers are tasked with putting players in the best position to succeed. Bruce Bochy didn't have a ton of success before joining the San Francisco Giants in 2007. Show More Summary

Yankees routed by Red Sox, playoff hopes take hit

New York is running second in the division and was spared the possibility of the Blue Jays clinching the crown when they were rained out in Baltimore.

MLB Playoff Predictions: Players Who Will Keep Rolling Right Through October

October is almost upon us, meaning Major League Baseball's best action is just around the corner. Playoff teams don't make the postseason without good play when it counts, and this list recognizes 12 players who have made a considerable...Show More Summary

Justine Siegal Hired by Athletics, Becomes 1st Female MLB Coach

Justine Siegal made MLB history Tuesday, as the Oakland Athletics announced she would serve as a guest instructor for their Instructional League club, making her the first woman coach in big league history. “It’s a dream come true,” Siegal said, per Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Show More Summary

Prince Fielder front-runner for AL comeback player of the year award

As important as Alex Rodriguez has been to the New York Yankees, Fielder has been just as vital to the Rangers, who enter the final week of the regular season with a 1 ½-half-game lead in the AL West.

San Diego Padres Fined for MLB Infraction Before International Draft

An already frustrating season in San Diego took another hit earlier this month when Major League Baseball fined the San Diego Padres an undisclosed amount for holding an illegal international workout this summer, according to Bleacher Report sources. Kim Ng, MLB senior vice president, declined to comment when reached Monday. Show More Summary

Bryan Price Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation on Manager's Future with Reds

The Cincinnati Reds are reportedly considering several options for their 2016 coaching staff, including whether to retain manager Bryan Price. No final decisions are expected until after the regular season comes to a close. Continue for updates. Team Legend Barry Larkin A Potential Managerial Replacement Tuesday, Sept. Show More Summary

Offseason MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Week 26 News, Rumors and Speculation

Being mentioned in trade rumors, much less traded from one team to another, can be a deflating experience for a player. On one hand, it's disheartening to think your current team no longer wants you around. On the other, it's flattering...Show More Summary

Selecting All 30 MLB Teams' 2015 Regular-Season MVP

The upcoming postseason may be the main focus of the baseball world right now, but as the regular season winds down the debate over who should win each of the league's major awards generally starts to heat up. Bryce Harper and Josh Donaldson...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: DraftKings Strategy, DFS Rankings for September 29

As we enter one of the final weeks of the MLB regular season, the time is now to figure out which players are the best options for daily fantasy baseball. Tuesday's MLB action features a full slot of games, which allows fantasy owners...Show More Summary

Nationals Take Jonathan Papelbon Jerseys Out of Store After Bryce Harper Dustup

Endeavoring in a bit of revisionist history, the Washington Nationals appear to have removed every trace of Jonathan Papelbon from their team store at Nationals Park. Twitter user Jennifer Shiffman (h/t SB Nation's Whitney Medworth ) posted an image Monday of recent before and after shots of the team shop. Show More Summary

What Injury Comebacks Are Most Important to 2015 MLB Postseason Runs?

As the 2015 MLB playoff picture comes into focus, let's take a moment to identify several injured stars whose health will be determining factors in October. Over the next few slides, we'll rank various postseason injury comebacks around the league in order of importance. Show More Summary

Indians' Kluber Reaches 500 Strikeouts over 2-Year Span

Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber may have suffered through another rough outing, but his first strikeout in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins made him the Indians' first right-handed pitcher since Bob Feller (1940-41) to...Show More Summary

2015 Postseason Chase Signals Changing of the Guard at Top of MLB

Three years ago, the Houston Astros lost 107 games, and the Chicago Cubs lost 101. The Kansas City Royals were finishing their fourth straight 90-loss season, their eighth in nine years. The Pittsburgh Pirates were making North American...Show More Summary

Scott Miller's Starting 9: Ranking 2015's Biggest Disappointments

1. Washington Nationals: Fight Club From the Stephen Strasburg Shutdown to naming a manager with no experience to replace Davey Johnson, no organization has swaggered forward more cocksure believing in itself than the Nationals. Years...Show More Summary

Bleacher Report's AL, NL Defensive Player of the Year Awards

Quick, who won last season's Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award? No fair looking it up. If your answer was, "I had no idea that award existed," you aren't alone. Despite increasing acceptance of advanced defensive metrics andShow More Summary

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