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Baseball’s Midway Point Showcasing Winners, Losers

Baseball teams have reached the midway point of the season and after several surprises the first two months of the season, order has seemingly been restored. Teams that were supposed to be leading their divisions are in first place after stumbling in March and April. One surprise of the season […]

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is trying for his third All Star MVP award. (Image: AP)

National League Looks to Break All Star Game Victory Drought

It has been five years since the National League has won the MLB All Star game, and oddsmakers believe it will be six. Sportsbooks have made the NL the 3/2 underdog to win for the first time since 2012. The American League is at 2/3. Last year the NL was […]

Bryce Harper will be trying to win the Home Run Derby in front of fans at Nationals Park on Monday. (Image: Getty)

Home Field Gives Bryce Harper Home Run Derby Betting Advantage

Bryce Harper is bringing experience and home-field advantage to Monday’s Home Run Derby at Nationals Park in Washington DC. The Nationals outfielder was an 11/4 favorite when Bovada released home run derby betting odds. He has since slipped to 13/4. By Friday morning, Chicago Cub Kyle Schwarber was the favorite, […]

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MLB All Star Rosters Released, Game Will Showcase Red Sox, Indians, Astros

As expected, three teams dominated the All Star roster that was announced on Sunday, just as they have the regular season so far. The Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, and Houston Astros put five players each on the American League team. The National League had a little more parity. The […]

Los Angeles Angels Shohei Ohtani returned from the disabled list, but will only be used as a designated hitter. (Image: Kyodo News)

Shohei Ohtani Returns to Angels Lineup as Hitter, Not Pitcher

Two-way baseball star Shohei Ohtani came off the disabled list Wednesday to serve as the Los Angeles Angels’ designated hitter, but returning to the mound is still a long ways away. The Japanese star injured his right elbow on June 6 against Kansas City. While he is unable to throw, […]

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 […]

Robinson Cano won't appeal his 80 game suspension by MLB. (Source: si.com)

Robinson Cano Gets 80-Game Ban from MLB for Positive Drug Test

Second baseman Robinson Cano was supposed to be the driving force behind the Seattle Mariners’ first playoff berth since 2001. Now, they’ll have to climb that mountain without him. The star slugger has been suspended a whopping 80 games by Major League Baseball for violating the league’s drug policy. It […]

Manny Machado has eclipsed 30 home runs in three straight seasons. (Source: sportsbetting.ag)

Yankees the Betting Favorite to Land Orioles All-Star Manny Machado

When you’re 8-27 and dead last in all of Major League Baseball, all potential moves are on are on the table. For the Baltimore Orioles, that includes the prospect of trading their best player, three-time All-Star Manny Machado. Sure, the Orioles insist they’re not interested in shipping off their 25-year-old […]

Yu Darvish, seen here pitching against the Colorado Rockies on April 21, was put on the 10-day DL due to illness. (Image: AP/David Zalubowski)

Chicago Cubs Place Struggling Yu Darvish on Disabled List with Illness

The Chicago Cubs have put starting pitcher Yu Darvish on the 10-day disabled list due to illness, adding to the early season struggles for the team’s biggest offseason acquisition. Darvish was placed on the DL because of “parainfluenza virus,” a common virus that can cause respiratory infections (but is not […]