Most teams have played around 81 games by now, so the baseball season is half over. It’s a good time to assess which players on your team are likely to decline—and thus give you a chance to trade them to a desperate owner that doesn’t know any better. Likewise, you can scour league rosters for those players who have underachieved and smile all the way to October when they have superb second halves.
The mid-summer classic is not complete without the fan-favorite Homerun Derby. But to make the event interesting, the right players must be selected to compete.
A little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.
“I don’t think 40,000 people came to see him ump tonight.”
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.
by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. It’s all about crashing in this week’s That Thing You Missed. Jake “The Snake” Roberts crashes and burns while singing at a Braves game, Bryce Harper crashes into the wall, Manny […]
Texas has gotten strong work from fill-in starters Nick Tepesch and Justin Grimm so far, but Darvish is the glue that holds the team’s rotation together.
The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.
Simply put, Mike Trout was the best player in the game in 2012.
The Los Angeles Angels’ center fielder Trout and Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper were named the Jackie Robinson Award winners as the top rookies in the American and National League, respectively, as voted on by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
Arnie Spanier weighs in on some of the latest sports headlines, including the Mavs getting swept by the Thunder and the infamous Cole Hamels hit-by-pitch.
Phillies starter Cole Hamels said that he was, in fact, actually trying to hit Nationals rookie Bryce Harper on purpose in the first inning of Philadelphia’s 9-3 win.