1. Inside the Inferior All-Star Break Experience of a Non-MLB Superstar

    I have no love for the All-Star Game. Back in 2008, when I was in Triple-A with the Padres, I was asked if I’d attend the Triple-A All-Star Game as one of the team’s representatives...

    Dirk  Hayhurst Written by Dirk Hayhurst about 1 hour ago 127 reads 0 comments

  2. All-Star Futures Game Prospects Who Could Be Dangled in July MLB Trades

    The All-Star Futures Game was more than just an exhibition. The contest, in which the U.S. Team topped the World Team 3-2, was also a showcase of some of the most valuable trade chips in all of baseball...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 hours ago 2,157 reads 2 comments

  3. Ranking Cincinnati Reds' Best Minor League Bargaining Chips

    The Cincinnati Reds won't have a ton of options to unload by the trade deadline, but it doesn't mean they don't have any. According to BaseballAmerica .com, two Reds' prospects were recently named to the Top 50 Midseason Prospects list...

    Tyler Grote Written by Tyler Grote about 20 minutes ago 6 reads 0 comments

  4. All-Star Break Stock Up, Stock Down for Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects

    The All-Star Break is upon us, and so the halfway points of both the major and minor league seasons has come and gone...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 1 hour ago 146 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB All-Star Game 2014: Roster, Lineup and Pitching Breakdown

    The world's largest all-star tournament has just come to a close, as the World Cup ended Sunday. And wouldn't you know it? They wrapped up things just in time for another spectacle of stars, the MLB All-Star break...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 hours ago 160 reads 0 comments

  6. Home Run Derby 2014: Predictions for AL and NL Lineups

    The MLB All-Star Game is one of the best traditions in all of sports, but the Home Run Derby the night before is an event that draws just as much attention as the battle between the National and American leagues...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 2 hours ago 187 reads 0 comments

  7. All-Star Break Stock Up, Stock Down for Texas Rangers' Top 10 Prospects

    The last couple weeks were the Texas Rangers ’ top 10 prospects’ last shot at impressing before the rankings are updated next week. It’s safe to say at this point that the organization will have a completely new look in their top 10...

    Trey Warren Written by Trey Warren about 4 hours ago 200 reads 0 comments

  8. All-Star Break Stock Up, Stock Down for Los Angeles Dodgers' Top 10 Prospects

    Yet again, the Los Angeles Dodgers have seen their top two prospects make headlines. This week, it is for two divergent reasons...

    Seth Victor Written by Seth Victor about 9 hours ago 203 reads 1 comments

  9. Break, Manuel Visit Spark Red-Hot Maikel Franco

    MINNEAPOLIS – No one thought it was going to come easy for Phillies prospect Maikel Franco right out of the gate this season...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 1 hour ago 20 reads 0 comments

  10. 3 Blockbuster Deals the Cincinnati Reds GM Should Be Proposing

    The Cincinnati Reds enter the All-Star break as one of the hottest teams in baseball. After a 23-29 start to the season, Cincinnati goes into the break at 51-44 and just 1.5 games back in the NL Central...

    Justin Olexa Written by Justin Olexa about 10 hours ago 1,275 reads 0 comments

  11. Joey Gallo's Superhuman Power Steals the Show at 2014 All-Star Futures Game

    The SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on Sunday night featured 50 of baseball’s brightest young talents, but it was Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo who stole the show...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 11 hours ago 10,954 reads 13 comments

  12. MLB Futures Game 2014 Results: Score, Highlights, Recap and Analysis

    The 2014 MLB Futures Game featured the stars of tomorrow squaring off Sunday evening, as the best of the minor leagues competed against each other at Target Field in Minneapolis. The U...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 13 hours ago 19,194 reads 5 comments

  13. Futures Players Franco, Crawford Give Phillies Hope

    MINNEAPOLIS - Maikel Franco and Domingo Santana were teammates for 11 days in 2011 at single-A Lakewood, and the two Dominicans born 21 days apart in August 1992 occupied a corner of the visitors' clubhouse Sunday afternoon at Target Field...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 8 hours ago 8 reads 0 comments

  14. 5 Takeaways from Jose Altuve's 1st-Half Performance

    Playing for the struggling Houston Astros , Jose Altuve's outstanding play during the first half of the Major League Baseball season has not gotten as much attention as it deserves...

    Spencer Harrison Written by Spencer Harrison about 11 hours ago 53 reads 0 comments

  15. As Avoid Sweep, Beat Mariners 4-1

    The Mariners couldn't complete the sweep Sunday. They couldn't help but feel good about themselves, anyway. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 10 hours ago 38 reads 0 comments

  16. Mariners Depart for Break Saturday Night, Forget About Game on Sunday

    Well, we made it. It's the metaphorical halfway point of the 2014 season, and the Mariners have their best record at this point since 2003. Now sure, that's a little misleading...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 10 hours ago 10 reads 0 comments

  17. Sweepless in Seattle! Just Another Gray Day

    On a day when the A's really needed Sonny Gray to come up big, the boyish-looking man showed why Oakland could easily be sending 8 All-Stars to Minnesota . Gray's 7⅔ IP, in which he allowed just one unearned run, dropped his season ERA to 2...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 10 hours ago 20 reads 0 comments

  18. Rewind: Focus Shifts to All-Star Hoopla for A's, Fans

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 10 hours ago 32 reads 0 comments

  19. Is 18 Too Soon for Dodgers Phenom Julio Urias to Debut in Big Leagues?

    MINNEAPOLIS – He's 17 years old. That's what gets everyone. It's not Julio Urias' 97-mph fastball, which is unforgettable because he fires it left-handed. Nor is it his left eye, which droops because of childhood surgery to remove a tumor...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 hours ago 725 reads 0 comments

  20. Blue Jays Prospects Excel in Futures Game

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Two years after he could barely compete against hitters in Rookie League and Low Class A ball, Daniel Norris found himself in the midst of the best prospects in baseball on Sunday afternoon, pitching in the Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game..

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 hours ago 78 reads 0 comments

  21. Blue Jays Provide No Help for Dickey in Solid Start

    ST. PETERSBURG -- The Blue Jays ' bats looked a lot sicker than David Price did on Sunday afternoon. The Tampa Bay ace silenced the Toronto offense in the Blue Jays' series finale ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 hours ago 23 reads 0 comments

  22. Price Spins All-Star-Worthy Gem in Rays' Shutout

    ST. PETERSBURG -- A day after being scratched from making his start, David Price threw eight-plus scoreless innings to pace the Rays ' 3-0 win over the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 hours ago 17 reads 0 comments

  23. Padres Limp in to All-Star Break

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 hours ago 27 reads 0 comments

  24. Marlins' Hand Leaves Sunday's Game with Bruised Right Shin

    Miami Marlins left-hander Brad Hand left Sunday's game against the New York Mets with a bruised, you guessed it, right shin...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 hours ago 7 reads 0 comments

  25. A's Send Drew Pomeranz to Sacramento; Post-Break Rotation

    Drew Pomeranz, who threw four strong innings for Triple-A Sacramento in a rehab appearance last night (one hit, one run, seven strikeouts), came off the DL and was optioned to Sacramento...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 hours ago 27 reads 0 comments