5 Things: Strange Highs And Curious Lows For Brandon Crawford And The San Francisco GiantsThere's never a dull moment in Major League Baseball, of course, but some weeks are more volatile than others. Nothing illustrates this better than the seven-day stretch the San Francisco Giants just went through. Last Monday, shortstop Brandon Crawford set a record with seven hits in one game, but by Sunday, the team's bullpen had wasted all the momentum generated earlier in the week. In other big news, Texas first baseman Prince Fielder announced his playing days were over due to injury concerns, and Alex Rodriguez played his final MLB game.
Keidel: End Of The A-Rod Era, Or Error?A-Rod's turbulent time as a New York Yankee, and likely his MLB career, ends tonight. What's this maddening superstar's legacy?
If you win they will come; The Grant Napear Show 8/9On the Tuesday edition of the Grant Napear show, Grant talks about Rudy Gay wanting to be in Miami, plus the latest around the 2016 version of the Olympics. All that and more on the Grant Napear Show, heard only on Sports 1140 KHTK! Daily 3-7 PM
5 Things: A-Rod And Teixeira Saying Goodbye, While Ichiro Makes More HistoryThe Chicago Cubs had another perfect week thanks to another ninth-inning comeback, but the big headlines in Major League Baseball last week came from the Bronx and the Rocky Mountains. Both Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira said their goodbyes to the New York Yankees, albeit in different ways. Meanwhile, Ichiro Suzuki capped a Hall of Fame career with his 3,000th hit in Denver, an amazing accomplishment considering he didn't join MLB until he was 26 years old.
Olympic-Talk Radio; The Drive - 8/8/16Dave, Kayte, and Nate talk Olympics, NFL training camp, and more on The Drive.
No-Name Players Are Sometimes Better Than Established Veterans In Fantasy BaseballWe are two weeks into the 2016 Major League Baseball season, and already there are veteran positions players struggling to hit their weight. There also are experienced pitchers that can't find the strike zone at all. What do you do with these guys on your fantasy roster? It depends on the player and the situation, but in most leagues, there are always better alternatives on the waiver wire. The tough part is to decide if the short-term move will be better than long-term patience.
Russell Wilson Thinks Water Fixes Concussions
Five Things: Scherzer’s Streak And Rose AllegationsA Kansas City Royal still leads in All-Star voting at catcher, third, short, second, two outfield spots, and DH, but Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera has jumped ahead at first base and the Angels’ Mike Trout is still the leading vote-getter in the outfield. Voting ends in less than a week.
6 Biggest Nationality Transfers in SportsA look at the athletes who represented multiple countries in international competition
Game Preview: Yankees At Athletics
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