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Cincinnati Reds Rumors: Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest Trade Chatter

The 2014 MLB trade deadline is just about a week away, so a lot of rumors will be swirling around. It's tough to figure out what is true and what is just smoke. It's still early, but the Cincinnati Reds have already been linked to a few players. 

Cincinnati doesn't have the payroll flexibility to make a major move unless it trades away a key player. At this point, the Reds are still in contention, so don't expect them to get rid of any important pieces.

Jack White (or His Lookalike) Looks Absolutely Miserable at a Chicago Cubs Game

A man that appears to be guitarist and singer-songwriter Jack White was in the house for the Chicago Cubs' showdown vs. the San Diego Padres, and he did not look happy. 

As you can imagine, the combination of a miserable-looking famous fan and the Cubs made the jokes almost too easy for some on Twitter.

Cheer up, Jack! At least the Tigers (from White's hometown of Detroit) are solid this year!

Tracking Latest News, Rumors for Bud Selig's Replacement as MLB Commissioner

This isn't just Derek Jeter's farewell season. Bud Selig has remained adamant that he will retire from his position as MLB commissioner following the 2014 campaign. 

Sergio Santos' Demotion the Latest in Reliever's Difficult Career with Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays designated reliever Sergio Santos for assignment on Monday, as reported by’s Gregor Chisholm (via

For Santos, this move was just the latest development during what has been a very frustrating career in Toronto.

MLB Trade Rumors: Rounding Up Buzz on Alex Rios, Yankees' Pitching Search, More

The New York Yankees have a bit of a problem.

So do the rest of the teams on the market, but the Yankees are perhaps the most notable thanks to the club's ability to remain relevant in the face of adversity.

As is the case with most of the teams looking to upgrade on the mound through free agency in the hopes of chasing a World Series, the Yankees don't have a ton of cost-effective options—especially with Cliff Lee's recent return to the mound being nothing short of a disaster.

Troy Tulowitzki Injury: Updates on Rockies Star's Leg and Return

The Colorado Rockies are not having the 2014 season they envisioned, and things took a turn for the worse Saturday with Troy Tulowitzki.

Will Graves of The Associated Press filled fans in on the details:

The Rockies' public relations team eventually provided an encouraging update:

We Remember: Nolan Ryan Puts Robin Ventura in a Headlock, Lays the Beatdown

There was bad blood between the Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers' Nolan Ryan, and after this 1993 beatdown from Ryan on Chicago's Robin Ventura, there's no doubt who came out on top.

Chicago Cubs Trade Deadline: Preview and Predictions

Even though the Chicago Cubs have unloaded their biggest trade pieces in Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, they still might have moves to make before the July 31 trade deadline. They have some veteran outfielders and relievers that still figure to be on the block, but not all of them are going to be dealt in all likelihood. 

Adam Dunn Denied Home Run After Ball Bounces off Wall Twice, Stays in Play

What are the odds of this? 

On Friday night, Chicago White Sox outfielder Adam Dunn got about as close to hitting a home run as one can get with the ball bouncing off the top of the outfield wall twice while still remaining in play. 

Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, July 19, 2014

Fact: Derek Jeter's start vs. Cincinnati was his 2,610th career start at shortstop, passing Omar Vizquel (2,609) for the all-time MLB record.

Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light.



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