Most teams have played around 81 games by now, so the baseball season is half over. It’s a good time to assess which players on your team are likely to decline—and thus give you a chance to trade them to a desperate owner that doesn’t know any better. Likewise, you can scour league rosters for those players who have underachieved and smile all the way to October when they have superb second halves.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
When the middle of the summer rolls around and it’s time for Major League Baseball to send its best players to the star-studded All-Star Game, one thing that always comes to mind is the annual celebration of the most exciting play in baseball; the Home Run Derby.
Continued success during interleague play has helped the Miami Marlins get back on track.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam with none out in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins took advantage of an overturned call on a replay review to beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 Friday night.
Chris Young’s first start in the majors in 19 months was likely everything he and Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon could have hoped for.
The Detroit Tigers signed former Miami Marlins star Miguel Cabrera to an 8-year contract extension worth $248 million. Cabrera’s deal will average out to roughly $30 million per season over the next decade.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at second base for your fantasy baseball draft.
Mariano Rivera was all set up to save his final All-Star game — or so it seemed. Jim Leyland just wasn’t about to take that chance.
With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?