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.