| May 27, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Mike Trout is the leading American League vote-getter in early balloting for the July 15 All-Star game in Minnesota, another indication of the Angels center fielder's growing national profile and ability to connect with fans.
"It feels good to get all...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Snub Day, more commonly referred to as All-Star selection day, is here again.
While some may focus on the actual makeup of the All-Star teams, the more interesting stories are often the guys with deserving stats who have to stay home.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The All-Star Game is an exhibition. It is meaningless. Except that it means home-field advantage in something that actually matters, the World Series.
Thank Idiot Fox Sports Lackey Bud Selig for that. I believe that’s his official title now: Idiot...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Nelson Cruz has hit eight home runs in his past 13 games, and All-Star voters have taken notice.
The Orioles designated hitter has passed David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox as the top All-Star Game vote-getter at his position in the American League,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:06 PM
The Angels’ lineup is expected to be at full strength for the first time since the opening week of the season when the team begins a three-game series against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday night.
Left fielder Josh Hamilton, out...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:55 PM
NEW YORK — He wasn't going to let in a goal. Not on this glorious night. No way. No how.
After what happened in Montreal two nights earlier, after Henrik Lundqvist was pulled in the second period by coach Alain Vigneault, the last guy the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:17 PM
It is a slur, a slam, a label that carries the air of disparagement. When the Cooperstown debates flare anew each winter, candidates who do not measure up in the eye of the beholder are dismissed with these words: "It is the Hall of Fame, not the Hall...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:54 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and catcher Matt Wieters remain the leading American League vote-getters at their respective positions in All-Star Game fan balloting released Monday night.
Cruz (1,792,432) continued to lead the ...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:11 PM
And now for some unfortunate news for the rest of the National League:
Troy Tulowitzki, a superstar on a career-year path, is not done improving. Not the player he still imagines he can be, not content with being what most already consider the best all-...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and injured catcher Matt Wieters still lead their respective positions in American League All-Star Game voting, according to fan voting results released by Major League Baseball on Monday afternoon.
Despite cooling off at...