Breaking Down the AL All-Star Races

Yesterday we checked in on the status of the NL all-star races; today, it's the American League's turn. Who's in, and who's out--and more importantly, who should represent the AL in the Midsummer Classic? CATCHER: Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals Sally currently leads all American League catchers in runs (20) and RBI (31). That is pretty... Continue Reading →

Breaking Down the NL All-Star Races

I've never been a big fan of all-star accolades, especially in MLB. Does a popular vote of baseball fans--many of whom are biased towards their own team, I might add--really tell us who are the best baseball players of that year? Too often they feel like a popularity contest, like those Homecoming court elections in... Continue Reading →

Are the Twins for Real?

Fans in the Twin Cities have had a pretty good week so far, sweeping the red-hot Orioles in a three-game series. The offense came on strong for fourteen runs in game one, and in game three Jose Berrios (3-0, 1.66 ERA) continued his scorching start to the season. In between, Ervin Santana (7-2, 1.80 ERA) pitched his... Continue Reading →

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