Players Like Altuve & Betts Bringing Compact Pop To MLBIn the past, shorter baseball players would have been given nicknames like "Pee Wee" and coached to speed out base hits. Now, big sluggers can be found in in tiny packages.
Machado Won't Let Trade Talk Diminish His MLB All-Star FunOn the night of the MLB All-Star Game, Manny Machado will proudly represent the Orioles. But it just might be his final appearance in a Baltimore uniform.
Hometown Hero Harper Wins Thrilling Home Run DerbyWith an exceptional display of power and clutch hitting, Bryce Harper of the Nationals rallied in the final round, connecting on pitches from his father to beat Kyle Schwarber of the Cubs.
Baseball's Shifting Culture Set To Play Out In MLB All-Star GameDifferent defensive alignments has become part of the game in the MLB. So, there's no telling where fans will see fielders in the MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night.
Harper Headlining MLB Home Run Derby At Nationals ParkNationals slugger Bryce Harper will take on Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman in the first round of the Home Run Derby on Monday night.
Aguilar & Segura Win Vote For Final MLB All-Star SpotsBrewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar and Mariners shortstop Jean Segura won the final two roster spots for next week's MLB All-Star Game in Washington.
Posey To Miss MLB All-Star Game To Deal With Hip InjuryGiants catcher Buster Posey will miss the MLB All-Star Game because of a lingering right hip issue.
Choppy: MLB All-Star HR Derby Shows What Baseball Has Been MissingThe home run derby was incredible. It has always been, without question, my favorite of the All-Star skills challenges. Way better than anything the other sports have to offer.
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.
With All-Star Win, AL Can Pull Into Series Tie With NLThe American League can pull even in Tuesday's All-Star Game.
Mills Steps In To Manage AL At MLB All-Star GameIndians bench coach Brad Mills will manage the American League team as a replacement for Indians manager Terry Francona, who is recovering from a procedure last week to correct an irregular heartbeat.
Aaron Judge Smashes Way To Home Run Derby TitleThe New York Yankees slugger beat Minnesota's Miguel Sano 11-10 with two minutes to spare in the final Monday night, reaching 513 feet and displaying remarkable power to all fields.