With the NBA and NHL Finals winding down, status of the NFL's upcoming season still in question and no college sports until the fall, Major League Baseball is set to take center-stage for the remainder of the summer.
Trying to be the major sport that avoids a labor stoppage and nasty collective bargaining agreement negotiations, baseball has been conducting talks peacefully with little media attention.
Reaching the media late this week though was the breaking news that the MLB Players Association and the owners are discussing a realignment plan.
There was plenty of baseball buzz following the first year player draft which ran last week from Monday through Wednesday. In a very deep first round, plenty of teams drafted players that will hopefully become cornerstones of the franchise for years to come. The first top round player has already signed—Cory Spangenberg agreed to a $1.86 million signing bonus with the San Diego Padres.
Meanwhile, a heated rivalry has been forming on the field between the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians this weekend, and the Giants may be asking Pablo Sandoval to dust off his catchers gear?
Derek Jeter is inching closer to becoming the first Yankee to reach 3,000 hits.
And what does comedian Stephen Colbert have to do with MLB?
Here's a rundown of all the MLB news, stay tuned throughout the day as more news breaks...