Biggest Takeaways from This Week’s MLB Action



The final weekend of the first half of the season is upon us, baseball fans. Unlike many years, the sport didn't coast into the All-Star break this time around. With big-time performances, major injuries and season-changing moves, the baseball world has been turned upside down as the vast majority of those immersed in the game take a few days off.…

How Freddie Freeman Lives with the Pressures of New Mega-Contract



Earlier this week, Bleacher Report had an exclusive opportunity to speak with Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman. Aside from Freeman's stellar play and National League All-Star status, the five-year professional has teamed up with the ACE Brand, helping to launch the ACE My Ace All-Stars baseball player card app that allows Little League players to have their own digital baseball card.I had…

Biggest Snubs of 2014 MLB All-Star Game Rosters



The annual announcement of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters doubles as a coronation for deserving players and debate among fans for which stars were unfairly left out in the cold. When the sport descends on Minnesota's Target Field next week, most of the best and brightest players in the game will be showcased for fans.Despite the combination of…

Brandon McCarthy Trade, Alfonso Soriano Designation Show Yankees’ Desperation



As the New York Yankees took the field Sunday afternoon at Target Field vs. the Minnesota Twins, a stark reality faced a team struggling to climb over .500: the depth of legitimate American League contenders. From the Baltimore Orioles to the Toronto Blue Jays to the Detroit Tigers to the Kansas City Royals to a trio of really good teams in the AL West, the Yankees are in for…

Biggest Takeaways from This Week’s MLB Action



The marathon feel of Major League Baseball's 162-game season can be broken down into easily digestible and debatable segments. As the 2014 campaign enters the stretch run of the first half of the season, let's take a look back on the last week of action. While making long-term evaluations or declarations based on one week of play can be a…