1. 2014 Home Run Derby Lineup: Full List of Participants and Preview

    Each year, the Home Run Derby is one of the most highly anticipated events leading up to the MLB All-Star Game. With a great deal of hitting prowess on display from both the NL and AL, the 2014 edition on Monday, July 14 promises to be very enjoyable.

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  2. Grading the Pirates in the first half

    Only Andrew McCutchen could act blasé about his 1.096 on-base plus slugging percentage in June, a month that included eight home runs, 12 doubles and a .343 batting average. Considering he's a career ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 hours ago 127 reads 0 comments

  3. Pirates' McCutchen Might Be National League's Most Cost-Effective Star

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  4. 2014 MLB All-Star Game: Full Roster and Debutants to Watch at Midsummer Classic

    In his final bow at the Midsummer Classic, Derek Jeter may have the spotlight forcefully ripped from him. The passing of the guard in MLB is no better personified than what is about to occur at Jeter's 14th foray at the MLB All-Star Game...

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  5. Why Last Year's Royals Offer Some Hope for This Year's Red Sox

    They don't want to let go of hope. That much was evident just by listening to Jake Peavy's final remarks of the day following the Red Sox ' 3-2 loss to Houston Saturday...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 hours ago 174 reads 0 comments

  6. Peavy Suffers Another Tough-Luck Loss

    HOUSTON -- That booming sound out of Houston was Jake Peavy's trade value shooting through the enclosed roof at Minute Maid Park...

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  7. Help from Unlikely Places Only Chance Yankees Have

    BALTIMORE — The miracle run will require multiple contributors, each surprising us with his performance and then passing on the baton to the next guy. Think Aaron Small to Al Leiter to Shawn Chacon in 2005...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 hours ago 426 reads 0 comments

  8. Collins Says Team Will Not Rush Niese Back

    Collins remains confident that Niese, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left shoulder on July 5, will come back healthy...

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  9. Chris Young Not Writing off Season

    NEW YORK -- Chris Young had been 1-for-his-last-19. He had been relegated to starting only against left-handed pitching. And he had become a fan piñata, deservedly so, given his $7...

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  10. Mets Rally to Beat Marlins, Continue Strong Homestand

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  11. MLB Home Run Derby 2014: Ranking Contenders Most Likely to Win

    When Chris Berman starts squawking, "Back, back, back, back, back... Gone! " at this year's Home Run Derby like some combination of the Cadbury Bunny and a baseball announcer, the ...

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  12. Home Run Derby 2014: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Schedule and More

    Let's be honest. The real showcase of Major League Baseball's three-day All-Star event is the Home Run Derby...

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  13. MLB All-Star Voting 2014: Final Leaders and Results for Midsummer Classic

    Leagues always leave open the possibility of some crazy All-Star lineups when they allow fan voting to decide the starters. The added involvement helps build interest in the game, though, and the voters did a pretty good job this time around...

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  14. MLB All-Star Selections 2014: Preview and Predictions for Game's Biggest Stars

    The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will take place July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis, and several of the league's top players will add another roster selection for the annual event to their resumes...

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  15. 2014 MLB All-Star Roster: Assessing Least-Deserving Starters from Each Team

    Fans are given the opportunity to vote in their favorite players to start the MLB All-Star Game, but that does not mean those men are the most deserving of the spot...

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  16. MLB Futures Game 2014: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Schedule and More

    Christmas in July is a term that has been around long before Major League Baseball began showcasing the best and brightest prospects during All-Star week, but it's a fitting slogan ...

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  17. MLB Celebrity Softball Game 2014: Complete Roster and Preview for All-Star Event

    Of all the festivities involved in the MLB All-Star break, the celebrity softball game stands out as the most relatable tradition...

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  18. 2014 Home Run Derby Participants: Final Predictions for Event's Contestants

    Will any of the 2014 Home Run Derby's participants best Josh Hamilton's incredible 28 first-round jacks in 2008—or Bobby Abreu's total of 41 in 2005 for that matter? Given this year's talent, it's certainly a possibility...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 10 hours ago 157 reads 0 comments

  19. Ruth's 1918 Red Sox Contract Sells for $1M

    Babe Ruth's contract with the Boston Red Sox in 1918 was for only $5,000, but at an auction Saturday night, the document itself sold for $1.02 million. .....

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  20. Padres Fumble Ian Kennedy's Gem

    LOS ANGELES — Paul Maholm, not Clayton Kershaw, not even Dan Haren, climbed a lonely mound of dirt Saturday at Dodger Stadium...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 14 hours ago 39 reads 0 comments

  21. Dodgers Get Second Walk-off Win of Season, Beat Padres, 1-0

    The Dodgers moved back into sole possession of first place in the National League with their second walk-off victory of the season, this one courtesy of a sacrifice fly by A.J. Ellis...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 14 hours ago 96 reads 0 comments

  22. Rick Porcello Pitches Well, Detroit Build Division Lead to 7 1/2 Games

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Detroit Tigers are rolling. The Kansas City Royals are plummeting toward .500 and falling well behind in the division race.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 14 hours ago 147 reads 0 comments

  23. Royals Don't Support James Shields in 5-1 Loss to the Tigers

    In all likelihood, James Shields is in the middle of his final months as a member of the Royals starting rotation. Just one game on Sunday, an All-Star break, and half a season to go...

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  24. Miami Marlins Bullpen Falters in Loss to Mets

    Bryan Morris gave up a score-tying, two-run homer in the seventh, and the Marlins fell a season-worst five games under .500...

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  25. Young, Campbell Come Up Big Off Bench to Propel Mets

    A pinch-hit homer from Chris Young, an outstanding defensive play by Daniel Murphy and a win in a one-run game.....

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