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Carlos Correa and George Springer celebrate during the Houston Astros’ 7-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, the team’s 11th consecutive victory. (Image: Bob Levey/Getty)

Houston Astros Perfect on Road Trip, Extend Winning Streak to 11 Games

The Houston Astros came from behind to defeat the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Sunday, finishing off a perfect 10-game road trip and extending their winning streak to 11 games. The defending World Series champions completed sweeps over the Texas Rangers, Oakland A’s, and the Royals on their way to […]

Los Angeles Angels two-way player Shohei Ohtani has a sprained elbow ligament and may need season-ending surgery. (Image: Getty)

Angels Players Shoulder Heavier Load After Shohei Ohtani Elbow Injury

The LA Angels may have lost rookie sensation Shohei Ohtani to an elbow injury for at least three weeks and maybe much longer, but it’s still too early to tell just how painful his absence will be for the team’s postseason prospects. The Angels placed their 23-year-old two-way superstar on the […]

Matt Kemp is leading the National League in hitting and is a big reason the Los Angeles Dodgers are competing again. (Image: Sports Illustrated)

LA Dodgers Climbing Back Into Contention after Slow Start to Season

After a dismal start to the season, thee Los Angeles Dodgers are starting to live up to preseason expectations put on them by oddsmakers. The Dodgers were mired in a slump in April that saw them looking more like National League West cellar dwellers than World Series contenders. The team […]

Mookie Betts has put up gaudy numbers for the Red Sox, placing him in the midst of a classic MVP race with the Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout. (Image: AP/Elise Amendola)

Four Curious Stories to Watch as MLB Season Passes Memorial Day Milestone

Traditionally, baseball pundits have said that it’s not worth looking at the MLB standings until at least Memorial Day. There’s some logic to this: in a league where almost every team will both win and lose at least 50 games during the season, it takes a while to separate short […]