5 Things: Big Comebacks, Motown Perfection And A Triple PlayThe week leading up to the Major League Baseball non-waivers trade deadline was as wild as any other week of the season, but every moment seems more magnified as the 2016 regular season enters its final third. There was no shortage of amazing baseball last week, starting with big comebacks and a fun triple play.
5 Things: All-Star Home Runs To Remember And A Giant NightmareMiami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton put on the kind of power display in the All-Star Home Run Derby baseball fans only have dreamed about, while San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto didn't fare so well in the actual game itself. Coming out of the All-Star break, the Marlins used Stanton's momentum to win two of three against the St. Louis Cardinals over the weekend, while the Giants fell into a funk in San Diego, losing three straights to the Padres.
5 Things: The Defending Champs Are In Trouble, While Strasburg is 10-0The American League East Division has more teams in the hunt than MLB fans realize, thanks to resurgent weeks by both the New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays. Is it the best division in baseball this year? Probably. However, there's a pitcher in the NL East no one is paying attention to, despite his 10-0 start to the season that including an amazing strikeout rate so far.
Are Bench Clearing Brawls Good For Baseball?It has absolutely nothing to do with the game of baseball, unless talking about the unwritten rules, but for some reason, fights draw major attention to the game.
Reddick's Sacrifice Fly Lifts Athletics Over Royals 3-2Josh Reddick's sacrifice fly off Joakim Soria broke an eighth-inning tie and lifted the Oakland Athletics over the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday.
5 Must-See Cities On Your Midwest Road TripA profile of the five must-see cities on a road trip through the Midwest
30 Players: Raul Mondesi Jr. Hopes To Find Room On Crowded Defending Champion RoyalsThe defending champs will look to get this speedy prospect some more time this season.
Giants Agree To 6-Year Contract With Pitcher Johnny CuetoThe San Francisco Giants' upgraded rotation is taking shape, with the 2014 World Series champions agreeing Monday with Johnny Cueto on a $130 million, six-year contract.
Dunkak: 2015 Royals Among Best Comeback Teams EverThe Royals came from behind eight times in their playoff campaign to win their first MLB World Series in 30 years.
World Series Notebook: Royals Win World Series With Another ComebackThe Kansas City Royals won their second World Series title on Sunday with a 7-2 win in 12 innings at Citi Field in New York.
World Series Notebook: Royals Beat Mets, Take 3-1 LeadThe Kansas City Royals are one win away from a World Series title after beating the New York Mets 5-3 on Saturday. The Royals trailed 2-0 and 3-1, but scored one in the sixth and three in the eighth to win. They can claim the trophy Sunday night in New York.
World Series Notebook: Mets Beat Royals in Game 3The New York Mets defeated the Kansas City Royals 9-3 in Game 3 of the World Series. The Royals lead the series 2-1 and will look to rebound Saturday night.