Top 3 Players More Deserving Of AL MVP Than TroutThere were a handful of players in the American League this season who not only put up better numbers than Trout, but also helped take their respective teams to the playoffs.
The 2016 Edition Of The Fantasy Baseball All-Star Team Is HereThere's a rule for the All-Star Game in Major League Baseball to ensure all fans get to see at least one player from each team represented in the Midsummer Classic. This means some less-than-deserving players get picked for the MLB All-Star Game, while in fantasy baseball, only the best players get picked for our All-Star roster.
5 Things: Midwest And West Coast Baseball Is Where It's AtWith just one week to go before the 2016 Midsummer Classic, the Major League Baseball action just gets better and better. Last week, we saw history from a Chicago Cubs third baseman, while the Oakland Athletics demonstrated they're still the dominant Bay Area baseball franchise. Teams in Cleveland and Detroit put together big win streaks, while a San Diego Padres outfielder became a one-man show—and the Los Angeles Angels scored three touchdowns in Fenway Park.
Angels Rally For 7-6 Win Over AthleticsJefry Marte drove in Mike Trout with a game-ending sacrifice fly, and the Los Angeles Angels stopped a six-game losing streak with a 7-6 win against the Oakland Athletics.
Trout Hits First Home Run Of 2016 To Lift Angels Past A'sLos Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics and ace Sonny Gray 4-1 on Monday night.
Let Other Fantasy Baseball Owners Take Chances On September Call-UpsEvery September, MLB rosters expand so minor-league players with potential can get a cup of coffee with the big-league team. No matter what the hype, avoid relying on these September call-ups to help your fantasy baseball team. Stick to the veteran players you know well and let the other owners in your league gamble on the rookies. You won't regret it when the season ends with your team in first place. The other owners will be shaking their heads with regret for letting hype rule their decision-making processes.
5 Things: Trout, American League Win All-Star GameIn a game known for its winning streaks, the American League won its third straight All-Star Game Game on Tuesday, 6-3.
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Trout Hits Leadoff HR, Wins MVP As AL All-Stars Top NL 6-3
This Week In Baseball: Midseason AwardsWe've reached the midway point of the season, time to look at the awards races.
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This Week In Baseball: Quarter Season Awards; Pace Of Play UpdateA little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.