1. Rangers Hope Return of Catchers Gives Offense More Punch

    The second half begins Friday night for the Texas Rangers , and manager Ron Washington will have two more options at his disposal...

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  2. Mariners Still Looking to Add a Right-Handed Bat

    Simply stated, the Seattle Mariners have something to lose as they head into their post-break schedule Friday with the first of three weekend games against the Los Angeles Angels ...

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  3. Angels' Mike Trout Second-Youngest Player to Take Home All-Star Game MVP Honors

    After racking up five total bases, two RBI and a run scored on Tuesday, Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim became the second-youngest player to be awarded All-Star Game MVP honors, per MLB...

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  4. Angels Near Deal with First-Rounder Sean Newcomb

    The Angels are closing in on a deal with first-round pick Sean Newcomb, reports Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register. Mike DiGiovanna of the L.A...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 days ago 106 reads 0 comments

  5. Rangers Designate Carlos Pena for Assignment

    The Rangers announced that they have designated first baseman Carlos Pena for assignment. That move, along with yesterday's trade of Jason Frasor to the Royals , clears 40-man and 25-man roster spots for Geovany Soto and J...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 days ago 110 reads 0 comments

  6. Updated Texas Rangers Top 10 Prospects

    Major League Baseball’s 2014 Midsummer Classic is in the books, and it is time to update the list of the Texas Rangers ' top 10 prospects. The club from Arlington has struggled for most of the season, finishing the first half 19 games under ...

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  7. Quintana, Feldman Seek Better Fates in Second Half

    Jose Quintana will try to break free from his bad luck as the White Sox begin the second half Friday with the opener of a three-game home series against the Astros ...

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  8. Astros Second-Round Pick A.J. Reed Wins Golden Spikes Award

    Astros second-round draft pick A.J. Reed won the Golden Spikes award, USA Baseball announced Thursday. The award is presently annually to the best amateur baseball player in the country and is voted on by over 200 panel members...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 days ago 95 reads 0 comments

  9. Astros' 2nd Rd. Pick Reed Named College POY

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  10. Season's Unexpected Turn Has Focus on Future

    ARLINGTON -- This was not what the Rangers were expecting. This is not what anybody was expecting, not after four straight 90-plus-win seasons and all the other wonderful things that transpired in Arlington the past four years...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 271 reads 0 comments

  11. A's must continue first-half success in close AL West

    OAKLAND -- The A's are on pace for their third consecutive American League West title, finishing first-half play on Sunday with their Major League-best 59th win...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 days ago 255 reads 0 comments

  12. A's Show Strength in Numbers at All-Star Game

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The winning American League All-Star club was largely populated by A's players who are currently favored to be in this season's World Series. This wasn't lost on them...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 days ago 150 reads 0 comments

  13. Astros Accused of Manipulating Draft and Medical Evaluation Rules

    MINNEAPOLIS — Leave it to the Astros to land in a situation that can drown out the joy of an All-Star game...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 days ago 231 reads 0 comments

  14. Astros' Altuve Leaves His Mark on All-Star Game

    MINNEAPOLIS — This was a moment when an Astros fan could rightfully lament that Jose Altuve isn't just a bit taller. Another inch, maybe that ball goes another 10 feet and over the wall...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 days ago 96 reads 0 comments

  15. Michael Saunders Injury Leaves Seattle Mariners with Limited Options

    Near the end of an outstanding first half, the Seattle Mariners received some bad news pertaining to starting right fielder Michael Saunders...

    Nathaniel Reeves Written by Nathaniel Reeves about 10 days ago 4,332 reads 16 comments

  16. Debate: What Are Your 2nd-Half Expectations for A's?

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  17. Rangers Pitcher Yu Darvish Says All-Star Game Experience 'Ranks Right Up...

    MINNEAPOLIS – It figures. Even when the Rangers are involved in a victory, there is a dollop of controversy with the result...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 10 days ago 52 reads 0 comments

  18. Seattle's Needle Pointing Up After Strong First Half

    SEATTLE -- As the Mariners come out of the All-Star break, they're looking at something they haven't seen for a while -- a chance to play meaningful games deep into the season and compete for a playoff spot in the second half...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 days ago 285 reads 0 comments

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  20. Felix Sets Tone for American League Victory

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez was given the honor of being the starting pitcher for the American League in Tuesday night's All-Star Game...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 days ago 144 reads 0 comments

  21. Shedding Light on Adrian Beltre's Under-the-Radar Hall of Fame Career

    When Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre was introduced as an American League reserve for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on Tuesday, the crowd offered ...

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  22. Mike Trout 4th Angel to Win All-Star Game MVP, 1st Since 2003

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  23. Trout Named All-Star Game MVP

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  24. Mac Marshall Says He 'Wants to Be at LSU,' No Talks with Astros

    As a 17-year-old baseball phenom with a bright future ahead of him, LSU signee Mac Marshall understands how and why there is a lot of interest in his future...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 days ago 193 reads 0 comments

  25. Mike Trout Joins Elite Company After 2nd XBH in All-Star Game

    Mike Trout is 3rd man to get 2 extra-base hits in an ASG before turning 23. Heard of the others? Ted Williams ('41) & Ken Griffey Jr...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 11 days ago 38 reads 0 comments