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  • Angels' Mike Trout is undecided about home run derby

    Angels' Mike Trout is undecided about home run derby
    Mike Trout is torn. The Angels center fielder is widely considered the best all-around player in baseball, and he is also a premier slugger, as evidenced by his prodigious 489-foot home run, as projected by ESPN, in Kansas City on Friday night. Trout is...
  • Troy Tulowitzki considering Dodgers' Yasiel Puig for Home Run Derby

    Yasiel Puig is under consideration for the Home Run Derby, National League captain and Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki said Thursday. “He’s on the list,” Tulowitzki said. “He’s someone that has a good chance. I&...
  • Dodgers edge Rockies, 3-2, in Colorado

    KEY MOMENT: Zack Greinke gave up a run in the eighth inning that tied the score, 2-2. As the Dodgers came off the field at the end of the inning, Adrian Gonzalez called on his teammates to score a run that inning. "We hadn't done much offensively in the...
  • IronPigs staff is all about entertaining ... most of the time

    A reporter and camera person from a Philadelphia TV station trekked up the Northeast Extension to do a story on the "winner" of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' funeral contest. They joked with Kurt Landis, Lehigh Valley's general manager, who came up with...
  • Giancarlo Stanton picked for Home Run Derby

    When Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton competes in this year’s All-Star Home Run Derby for the first time, he’ll have a familiar face throwing him batting practice: Mike Redmond. Stanton, who was officially announced as one of the...
  • Angels' Mike Trout to start All-Star game; Garrett Richards snubbed

    Angels' Mike Trout to start All-Star game; Garrett Richards snubbed
    The excitement of a 6-1 victory that capped a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros on Sunday was tempered when the Angels learned that only one player from their club, which has the third-best record in baseball, was named to the American League All-Star...
  • Jose Abreu won't make predictions about 2nd half

    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu wasn't about to predict Monday whether he could keep up his torrid start to the season in the second half. The Sox tried to temper expectations for the Cuban rookie before the season, but he entered Monday tied for the...
  • MLB All-Star Game could use some changes

    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. Typically the...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards dominates Astros in 6-1 victory

    Angels first baseman Albert Pujols can tell how dominating flame-throwing right-hander Garrett Richards is by the conversations he has been having with opposing players who reach base this season. "When you've got hitters who come to first and say how...
  • Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in

    Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in
    Giancarlo Stanton was named a National League All-Star as expected on Sunday, but Miami Marlins teammate Casey McGehee was not. The third baseman and right-handed pitcher Henderson Alvarez were left off of the 33-man NL roster announced during MLB&...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig to take part in home run derby

    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig to take part in home run derby
    America, get ready for theatrics: Yasiel Puig is in the home run derby. Puig said Tuesday he has accepted a derby invitation from National League captain Troy Tulowitzki. "I'm very thankful," Puig said through an interpreter. Although some players...