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MLB Free Agency 2015-16: An Early Team-by-Team Preview

There is still a lot of baseball to be played between now and the offseason, but it's never too early to look ahead at what promises to be an exciting winter around the league. This year's free-agent class will be headlined by a trio of legitimate aces in David Price, Johnny Cueto and Jordan Zimmermann. Show More Summary

What Was the Last MLB "Superteam" to Actually Earn the Hype?

NEW YORK — The best team ever didn't win. No, that's not right. By definition, the best team ever is one that won. However, the "BEST TEAM EVER!" didn't. They were the 2011 Boston Red Sox, and we know them now as the team that collapsed in a mess of beer and fried chicken. Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Late-Season Pickups for August 21

It's August 21, and just about three-fourths of the season is in the books. Some teams are rounding out their playoff rosters, gearing up for the chance at an extended run through late October. Others are bringing up prospects who, in...Show More Summary

Nationals' Michael Taylor Hits Longest Major League Home Run of 2015

Coors Field might be notoriously hitter-friendly, but there is no earthly explanation for Michael Taylor's 493-foot home run blast Thursday night. The Washington Nationals center fielder crushed Colorado Rockies pitcher Yohan Flande's first offering in the seventh inning at-bat to left-center, evening the score at 2-2. Show More Summary

Top Fantasy Players to Stash Ahead of Sept. 1 MLB Roster Expansion

Fantasy baseball players receive exposure to several new contributors once MLB's rosters expand to 40 on Sept. 1. While odd to change the league's roster limitations as teams push for the playoffs, the rule benefits fantasy gamers vying for a championship. Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Strategy, Primer for August 21

There is a ton of big-time pitching available in Friday's daily fantasy baseball contests, which leaves you with plenty of options. However, don't think you need to draft the highest-priced players to have the best team. Here is a look...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: Top DraftKings Bargains, Strategy for August 21

Don't start packing it in for the weekend already, because Friday is another chance to dominate in daily fantasy baseball. And with a full schedule to choose from, expect a lot of room for variance when it comes to Friday's guaranteed...Show More Summary

MLB Team of the Week: Madison Bumgarner, Ben Zobrist and Jackie Bradley Jr. Star

Another week of MLB action is in the books, which means it's time for a fresh installment of Bleacher Report's Team of the Week. In case you're new to the party, these are the players (one per position, plus a designated hitter) who have busted box scores over the past seven days. Show More Summary

Can Marlon Byrd Deal, Mike Leake's Impending Return Boost Giants' Playoff Hopes?

Marlon Byrd has value. It is tangible. It’s not like saying he brings leadership or veteran experience to a clubhouse. Those things can’t be measured, and who knows if they actually help, especially when a team already possesses such qualities across its rows of lockers. Byrd hits for power, and he currently has his health. Show More Summary

Red Sox 6, Cleveland 4: Well, that was unexpected…

…Except that I guess it really wasn’t. I think everyone kinda felt the rumblings (at least I did) that it was certainly possible that once Dave Dombrowski was let go by the Tigers, that he would find a home with the Sox. Especially since he and John Henry have a looooong history–and we all know […]

Baseball Betting Preview: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Los Angeles Angels Odds, Stats

Two American League teams that sit atop the wild-card standings will battle for playoff positioning when the Toronto Blue Jays start a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday in Anaheim. The Blue Jays continue an eight-game...Show More Summary

Former Blue Jay Norris placed on DL by Detroit Tigers

Prized prospect left Wednesday's game in Chicago with oblique strain, innings after hitting a home run in his first big-league at-bat.

Building a winner: Cardinals thrive yet again as baseball’s best

Despite multiple injuries to key players, St. Louis has the best record in MLB thanks to lesser-knowns stepping up

MLB Playoff Picture: Weekend Series to Watch

It's around middle to late August when the games start to truly matter. There are about 40 to 45 games left in each MLB team's regular season, and this weekend has a few games that might clear the playoff picture a little bit. "Playoffs? Don't talk about playoffs. Show More Summary

Marlon Byrd to Giants: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

The San Francisco Giants announced via their Twitter account on Thursday that they acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and cash from the Cincinnati Reds for Double-A pitcher Stephen Johnson. For the Giants, the deal for Byrd was a necessity, as their outfield was worn dangerously thin. Show More Summary

Josh Hamilton Injury: Updates on Rangers Star's Knee and Return

Texas Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton hasn't been able to work his way into a consistent rhythm during the 2015 season because of a string of injuries, and left knee inflammation will hinder him this time around, as it landed him on the 15-day disabled list on Aug. Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, August 20, 2015

Fact: The Chicago Cubs are the first team in the modern era (since 1900) to allow 19 hits and 10 runs and record 10 strikeouts in consecutive games. 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 BleacherReport.com

Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 20

How about another batch of B/R's top prospect call-up radar report? Last week, we profiled six minor league bats who figure to be impact players one day in the big leagues. In this edition, we'll take a look at a solid mix of hitters—Clint...Show More Summary

Derek Jeter Told by Yankees GM Brian Cashman He Favored Troy Tulowitzki in 2010

Future Hall of Fame shortstop Derek Jeter is one of the greatest New York Yankees of all time and a seemingly bulletproof figure in the Bronx, but that didn't stop Yankees general manager Brian Cashman from being brutally honest with the Captain in 2010. According to Ryan Hatch of NJ.com, a profile piece on Cashman by Sports Illustrated's S.L. Show More Summary

Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 20 Buzz, Rumors

We've all encountered people who, for one reason or another, insist that baseball is simply too boring to watch, too slow-paced for their liking. I'm here to tell you that laughing at those folks is an entirely acceptable response, for...Show More Summary

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