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.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at second base for your fantasy baseball draft.
With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?
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.
Jim Rome, host of Rome on CBS Sports Network and The Jim Rome Show on the radio joined CBS Local Sports to give his take on the biggest topics in the major sports.
Prince Fielder made a splash at the All-Star Home Run Derby — eight of them. The Tigers slugger joined Ken Griffey Jr. as the only players to win multiple derby titles.
Eric Chavez, filling in for Alex Rodriguez, singled home the tiebreaking run, and the Yankees beat the Rangers 6-5 on Sunday.