The Baseball Report: Cano Suspended 80 Games, Cardinals Reliever Hits 105 On Radar GunA busy week in Major League baseball saw the Mariners second baseman suspended and a new king of the fastest pitch crowned.
Mariners All-Star Cano Suspended 80 Games For Drug ViolationSeattle Mariners All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano was suspended 80 games for violating baseball's joint drug agreement.
Rangers Bobble Early Lead, Lose 6-4 To MarinersHours after ace pitcher Yu Darvish was traded, and a day after Adrian Beltre's 3,000th career hit, the Rangers blew a big early lead in a sloppy 6-4 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
Cano's 10th-Inning Home Run Gives AL 2-1 All-Star WinCano homered off Cubs closer Wade Davis leading off the 10th inning and the AL beat the National League 2-1 Tuesday night for its fifth straight victory in a game dominated by this era's flame-throwers, rather than its standout sluggers.
Now Is The Time To Trade Overachievers For Underachievers In Fantasy BaseballMost 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.
American League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the American League's mid-season team MVPs.
Fantasy Baseball Preview: Second BaseCBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at second base for your fantasy baseball draft.
Sports Verdict: Better All-Star Game Roster?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?
Darvish Among 'Most Indispensable' Players In MLBTexas 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.
Q&A With Jim Rome On The Dream Team, Dwight Howard, And MoreJim 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.
Fielder Wins Home Run Derby For 2nd TimePrince 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.
Fill-In Chavez Lifts Yankees Over Rangers 6-5Eric Chavez, filling in for Alex Rodriguez, singled home the tiebreaking run, and the Yankees beat the Rangers 6-5 on Sunday.