MLB Award Races Heading Into The Second HalfAs baseball season enters its second half on Friday, here's a look at where the races for each award stand.
9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale ScottAside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.
Jeter, Trout Lead AL Over NL 5-3 In All-Star Game Helping send Derek Jeter out a winner in his last All-Star game appearance, Mike Trout drove in two runs with a triple and a double to lead the American League past the National League 5-3 on Tuesday night.
AL Leads NL 5-3 After 6 Innings, As Jeter Jogs Off Derek Jeter started his last All-Star game with a long ovation and a leadoff double, and Miguel Cabrera followed with a two-run homer to give the American League a strong start on the way to a 5-3 lead over the National League through six innings on Tuesday night.
With All-Star Appearance & New Baby, Neshek Has Great 2014So many of the players on the All-Star team are familiar to Minnesota fans. One of them is not only a former Twin, but he grew up here too. Pat Neshek cut his teeth as a middle reliever for the Minnesota Twins, with his strange and effective delivery.
Hudson, Simon, Street, Clippard Join NL All-Stars San Francisco's Tim Hudson, Cincinnati's Alfredo Simon, San Diego's Huston Street and Washington's Tyler Clippard have been added to the roster for Tuesday's All-Star game at Target Field as the National League changed about one-third of its pitching staff. They replace a quartet of pitchers who started Sunday: the Giants' Madison Bumgarner, the Reds' Johnny Cueto, the Padres' Tyson Ross and the Atlanta Braves' Julio Teheran.
Lucroy To Start At Catcher For NL In All-Star Game Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy will replace injured St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina as the National League's starter for Tuesday night's All-Star game. The commissioner's office said Friday that Arizona's Miguel Montero will fill Molina's roster spot.
A Look Back At Minn.’s First All-Star Game, As Told By Tony OlivaFour years after the Twins arrived in the land of 10,000 lakes, Minnesota was the center of the baseball universe. Nearly 50,000 fans crammed in to watch the All-Star game at Metropolitan Stadium.
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. OriolesBoth the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NLWith 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?
Puerto Rico National Team Tops Twins 8-7Angel Pagan led an All-Star lineup for Puerto Rico's national team by going 2 for 3 with an RBI in an 8-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday in a tuneup for the World Baseball Classic.
Twins' Pitchers Take The Plate In Interleague PlayWhen the Twins take on the Brewers this weekend, the pitchers take the spotlight as they have to step into the batter's box.