MLBRank 50-1: Trout is clear No. 1, but who comes next?
The top spot is an easy call, but then the fun begins. Did Kershaw hold off Scherzer as MLB's best ace? And which MVP passed Harper on our list?
Roundtable: Answering the biggest questions for Nos. 50-1
Which ranking is the most head-scratching? What will the top five look like next year? We asked our experts to answer some of the biggest questions.
Olney: Trout will go down as 'one of the greatest.'
Buster Olney explains why Mike Trout's amazing start to his career puts him among the game's all-time greats.
Olney: Has baseball's pine tar problem gotten worse?
Almost four years after Michael Pineda was caught in the act, there are questions about how much pitchers are getting a sticky assist without penalty.
So far, Yu Darvish meltdowns aren't a bug -- they're a feature
For the third time in four Cubs starts, Darvish didn't make it out of the fifth. Saturday's speed bump? Walking his Rockies counterpart.
No panic as Indians offense scuffles: 'We know we're good, and we're not pressing'
Pitching has kept the Indians over .500 as the offense sputters through April, but Jason Kipnis & Co. know they have a turnaround in them.
From deGrom's A to Harvey's ... not an A: Grading every Mets starter
The so-called dream rotation in Queens is finally a reality, so we judged each pitcher on his early 2018 performance.
Forget that one call; Sean Manaea deserves our full attention
On this there's no debate: Manaea shut down the red-hot Red Sox, outdueled Chris Sale and joined some Hall of Fame company with his no-hitter.
What you should know about Manaea's no-hitter
Take a look inside the facts and figures of the lefty's first no-no.
Law's top 50 draft prospects
Casey Mize has cemented his status as the obvious top prospect in this class.
Stanton stirring just what Yankees need if arms look like this
Giancarlo Stanton snapped a long homerless string, and with Sonny Gray unable to hold a lead, New York had better hope the slugger is getting hot.
Baez-Almora a suddenly dynamic duo Cubs can't break up now
After propelling Chicago to 24 runs in two days, leadoff pair Javier Baez and Albert Almora are threatening Joe Maddon's everyone-plays approach.
'Man, can I ever get you out?': Inside Albert Pujols' path to 3,000 hits
As he closes in on one of baseball's most sacred career milestones, The Machine and those around him reflect on the journey Pujols has traveled to get there.
Pitcher goes from working at Miller Brewery to facing the Brewers
With his former coworkers looking on, Miami's Trevor Richards will take the mound in the stadium sponsored by the brand that once paid him $9 an hour.
The case for 154 games, Fenway's quest and MLB's next big thing
How to shorten the season without hurting MLB's bottom line, Boston's ballpark is about to set a new record, and introducing the super sophs!
Three wild ways baseball in 2018 is unlike ever before
Duck! Pitches are flying all over, strikeouts are surging and lineups are bottoming out ... it's early, but MLB's latest evolution is taking shape.
The state of the black manager in Major League Baseball would disgust Jackie Robinson
We examined the numbers since Robinson called out the MLB in the 1972 World Series.
Power Rankings: Move over Astros, there's a new team on top
Just two weeks into the season there's some major reshuffling, as baseball's hottest teams turned heads and earned their share of the top billing.
Red Sox top this week's power rankings.
The Baseball Tonight crew delves into this week's power rankings, with the Red Sox in the top spot, but the Astros and Angels aren't far behind.
Angels could be on cusp of a great rivalry with Astros
Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani have given Angels fans more than just some April fun -- they might help initiate a great AL West race with the champs.
Inside the making of Shohei Ohtani
Between minor leaguers with major league bloodlines and future stars who have been involved in major trades, there are plenty of familiar names on this year's list. Where did your team's top young players land?
Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and Gary Sanchez hit 144 homers last year. But they also struck out 491 times. Play our game for a chance to burn -- or get burned by -- the Bronx Bombers' Big Three.
Los Angeles' pitching/hitting sensation is turning heads with every step. Follow along for the major moments from Ohtani's big league journey.
Winning isn't everything -- and that applies to nearly every MLB team this year. We define a successful season for each club based on, well, reality.