At the All-Star break, a speedster is a top candidate for National League rookie of the year, and a pitcher's recovery from injury could determine the AL winner.
There are many dog days of summer ahead so a lot can change, but here?s a look at the most-valuable-player races from the Major League Baseball season so far.
Chevrolet was once as American as baseball, hot dogs and John Cougar Mellencamp. Which was fine when it sold the majority of its cars and trucks in the U.S.
Matt Kemp bounced into the clubhouse with a smile Monday night.
The Angels are not one of the clubs approaching the July 31 trade deadline with urgency. They already have accomplished their primary goal, fortifying their bullpen by trading for closer Huston Street and setup men Jason Grilli and Joe Thatcher.
A Northern California man shot two pit bulls during an attack Tuesday -- killing one and injuring the second so severely it later had to be euthanized, authorities said. The man heard his neighbor screaming for help, so he ran toward the Isleton home to find out what was happening, said Sgt. Lisa Bowman of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. That's when he saw two pit bulls attacking his neighbor, Bowman said. The neighbor apparently had tried to intervene as the dogs began attacking one another, but they turned and attacked him instead, the Sacramento Bee reported. The man yelled at the dogs to stop, but they charged him, Bowman said. Fearing for his safety,...