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Adam Eaton, Chris Sale Give White Sox a 'Good Day' and Friday MLB Takeaways

A new contract for Adam Eaton and a much-anticipated bullpen session by Chris Sale added up to a spring day that should leave Chicago White Sox fans smiling. First, let's talk Eaton, who inked to an extension, per MLB.com's Scott Merkin: Bob...Show More Summary

Would a Cole Hamels Trade Be Enough to Save Rangers' 2015 Season?

The Texas Rangers could have chosen to wave a white flag when they found out Yu Darvish had been lost for the 2015 season due to Tommy John surgery, but they're not. Instead, they may have it in mind to acquire a suitable replacement:...Show More Summary

Domonic Brown Injury: Updates on Phillies Star's Achilles and Return

Domonic Brown gave the Philadelphia Phillies a scare after leaving Thursday's spring game with a left Achilles injury, though it's not as bad as it could have been. Continue for updates. MLB.com: Brown Has Achilles Tendinitis Friday, Mar. Show More Summary

Red Sox 3, Blue Jays 6: Closer and Closer…

So it’s the first day of spring, most of the snow has been cleared from Fenway (I’ve seen pictures), and we got 3-5 inches here in Pennsylvania… Outstanding… But the boys of summer are still hard at work in sunny and warm Florida, getting reading for Opening Day on April 6th. What a shock it […]

Clayton Kershaw Takes Liner to Face During Spring Training, Stays in Game

While many in the United States were stressing about their NCAA tournament brackets Friday, Los Angeles Dodgers fans received a bit of a scare when ace Clayton Kershaw took a broken-bat line drive to the face. In the bottom of the third...Show More Summary

Adam Eaton, White Sox Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

The work of Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn hasn't slowed down even in spring training, as the team worked out a long-term contract extension with center fielder Adam Eaton on Friday. According to the White Sox's official...Show More Summary

Team-by-Team Top Prospect Report Cards Midway Through Spring Training

With spring training halfway over and the start of Major League Baseball's regular season a little more than two weeks away (yay!), now is the time when teams start making cuts and sending prospects to minor league camp. Those youngsters...Show More Summary

Jon Lester Injury: Updates on Cubs Star's Arm and Return

When Joe Maddon signed to be the Chicago Cubs manager and Jon Lester was signed this offseason to be the team's ace, the pair were seen as the saviors of a franchise desperate to end their famous World Series drought. However, Lester...Show More Summary

Tony Sanchez: Pittsburgh Pirates Biggest Feel-Good Story This Spring

Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez has shown glimpses of stellar play at times with his bat over the last two seasons as one of the Pirates' backups. At other times, he has looked completely lost. Such is not the case this spring,...Show More Summary

MLB Prospects Who Will Make an Impact in 2015

Over the past several years, Major League Baseball has seen a youth movement in the sport as teams put more emphasis on young prospects. Bleacher Report Lead MLB Prospects Writer Michael Rosenbaum joins Adam Lefkoe to discuss some young prospects to look out for in 2015. Who are you most excited about? Check out the video and let us know! Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

MLB Players Suddenly Facing Skyrocketed Expectations in 2015

Nobody needs to be told that guys like Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw and Andrew McCutchen are facing high expectations heading into 2015. For players like them, high expectations come with the territory. What's more interesting are the players who are facing expectations that are growing higher by the day. Show More Summary

David Price Named Tigers' 2015 Opening Day Starter over Justin Verlander

For the first time in seven seasons, Justin Verlander won't take the hill for the Detroit Tigers on Opening Day, as that honor has instead been given to David Price. MLB's official Twitter account reported the decision by Tigers manager...Show More Summary

Final Prediction for San Francisco Giants' Key Spring Training Position Battles

As the San Francisco Giants prepare for their regular-season opener, there are still a few roster questions that must be answered. Fortunately, the starting eight position players appear set, even with the injury to Hunter Pence. Manager Bruce Bochy and general manager Brian Sabean will make the remaining roster decisions. Show More Summary

Final Prediction for the Cleveland Indians' Key Spring Position Battles

Prior to the start of spring training, I wrote a piece covering everything you need to know about the Cleveland Indians, including the following: prospects to watch, breakout candidates, the projected lineup, bullpen/rotation and position battles. Spring position battles are a fun and fickle thing to watch. Show More Summary

Showcasing Healthy Troy Tulowitzki Should Mean Blockbuster Trade for Rockies

When Troy Tulowitzki is on the field, he is the best at what he does. If he were on it more often, he would arguably be the game’s brightest superstar. On that, there should be no debate. Tulowitzki is the best shortstop in baseball....Show More Summary

Impact of Full-Strength Dustin Pedroia Would Eclipse Sandoval, Ramirez Adds

Close your eyes, Boston Red Sox fans, and picture Dustin Pedroia. Not the guy who fought through injuries the last two seasons as his power plummeted, but the old Pedroia. T he MVP Pedroia. Stick that guy into the mix and suddenly the Red Sox's big offseason acquisitions —Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval —look like second fiddles. Show More Summary

Happy and Healthy, Prince Fielder Set to Resume Career He Feared Was over

SURPRISE, Ariz. — It is early morning in the desert, and there is every reason to be half asleep right now. Gray skies. Chilly rain. Dog days of spring training. But inside the Texas Rangers clubhouse, Prince Fielder is wide awake. He rags Mitch Moreland about the day's impending trip to Goodyear to face the Reds. Show More Summary

Dodgers' Joc Pederson Separating Himself in Battle for Center Field

When the Los Angeles Dodgers began spring training two weeks ago, most positions featured clear-cut starters who would not be facing much job competition leading up to Opening Day. The exception—and biggest question mark facing the organization...Show More Summary

Updating the Hottest Questions of 2015 MLB Spring Training, Week 4

We've hit the home stretch of another long, cold MLB offseason, as we're just 17 days away from Opening Day. With half of spring training in the rearview mirror, there are plenty of headlines developing around the league. Each team is...Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball Sleepers 2015: Breakout Candidates at Every Position

Sleeper remains a confounding term to define for fantasy baseball preparation. Sleepers come in all different shapes and sizes. Former top prospects often deliver a year or two later than expected. Past stars rebound, ignored players...Show More Summary

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