MLB Rumors: The Loudest International Signing Period Chatter



The 2014-15 international signing period, a widely expanding portal for MLB teams to replenish their farm systems with young talent, will officially begin on Wednesday. Once the door opens, expect numerous international prospects to quickly ink agreements with MLB franchises, many of which will not be frugal with their bonus pool allotment. Although each team is assigned a certain spending…

Bleacher Report’s Full 2014 Midseason MLB Awards



The 2014 Major League Baseball season is (more or less) at the halfway point. Having already taken a look at some super-interesting statistical happenings, we shall now pursue another midseason activity: handing out awards. We'll obviously be including the big ones—Rookies of the Year, Cy Youngs, MVPs, etc.—as a midseason awards show just wouldn't be complete without them. But in…

Atlanta Braves’ 2014 Trade Deadline Shopping List



The Atlanta Braves currently find themselves staring up at the first-place, smooth-throwing Washington Nationals in the NL East. As of the start of games Wednesday, the Nats had allowed the fewest runs in the National League thanks to a stellar staff and good bullpen. If that wasn't enough, in a bit of a surprise twist, the Miami Marlins, New York…