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  • Who in NL should get final All-Star spot?

    Regional hero: Freese Ron Fritz Baltimore Sun Why not an almost local hero? David Freese isn't from Kansas City, but he plays for the Cardinals and grew up outside of St. Louis, about a four-hour drive to Kansas City. He led the Cardinals to the...
  • All-Star game starters announced

    All-Star game starters announced
    Detroit's Justin Verlander and San Francisco's Matt Cain will be the starting pitchers in Tuesday's All-Star game in Kansas City that will air on Fox 5 San Diego. The choice of Cain (9-3, 2.62 ERA) as the National League starter has raised some eyebrows,...
  • All-Star Game 'counts' only if you're counting stupid

    All-Star Game 'counts' only if you're counting stupid
    Listen up, stupid (and you know who you are, Bud Selig), using the All-Star Game to determine home-field advantage for the World Series  becomes more idiotic every year. Selig and Fox Sports tell us the game "counts," but sorry, the game cannot count...
  • Melky Cabrera Named MVP of All-Star Game

    Melky Cabrera has been named the MVP of the 2012 MLB All-Star Game. He belted a 2 run blast that put the NL up 8-0. The San Francisco Giants were well-represented in the game, with Matt Cain, Buster Posey and Pablo Sandoval starting the game. Sandoval...
  • Would Cards be kings minus NL All-Star win?

    La Russa had big role Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Given that neither the Rangers nor Cardinals play in Minnesota's Metrodome, home-field advantage wasn't that crucial in the 2011 World Series. The Cardinals didn't win because they got to play the last...
  • Power rankings: No. 23 White Sox

    Power rankings: No. 23 White Sox
    Ozzieball was always a misnomer. Taking their lead from the guy in the manager's office, White Sox marketing types and some of their more casual fans romanticized the Ozzie Guillen era as one of in-your-face baseball — aggressive baserunning,...
  • Power rankings: No. 10 Red Sox

    Power rankings: No. 10 Red Sox
    Bobby Valentine has managed in the World Series and won a championship in Japan but he never has taken a major league team to a division title in 15 seasons as a manager. It's not likely to happen this year either. A year after widespread indifference...
  • Power rankings: No. 11 Cardinals

    Power rankings: No. 11 Cardinals
    No. 11 Cardinals: 20th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Red Sox. The NFL has gone to bed for its six-month nap, leaving an over-under-loving society in a state of withdrawal. But all is not lost. You can apply that betting concept...
  • Power rankings: No. 3 Rangers

    Power rankings: No. 3 Rangers
    No. 3 Rangers: 28th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Yankees. One pitch away from a World Series parade in October. Tens of thousands to go in February, and that doesn't count those thrown on the back fields and in the batting cages....