5 Things: Giants Take Series From Cubs To Exact Some RevengeLast October, the Giants and Cubs met in the postseason. Last week, the defending champions returned for a rematch. It didn't go as planned for the Cubbies.
Which Prospects Might We Soon See In The Majors?With the "Super-Two" deadline behind us, which MLB prospects could be getting a promotion to the big leagues in the near future?
AP: A's Beat White Sox 7-4 To Move Melvin Closer To MilestoneSonny Gray pitched six mostly sharp innings to beat Chicago and the Athletics defeated the White Sox 7-4 on Wednesday.
5 Things: Rangers Post Ten-Game Winning StreakOnly 29 times in Major League Baseball history has a team put together 16 straight wins, so when the Texas Rangers won ten in a row before finally losing last weekend in Detroit, it was big news.
30 Players: Yoan Moncada On Verge Of Stardom With White SoxThe White Sox are beginning to rebuild and it looks like they have a key piece in the former Red Sox top prospect.
Quintana Wins 10th, Abreu Homers To Lead White Sox Past A'sKhris Davis hit his 32nd homer, a two-run shot, off Quintana (10-9) who finished with nine wins in each of the previous three seasons.
5 Things: A Week Of Walk-Off Wins In MLBEverywhere Major League Baseball fans turned last week, a team was winning a game with a walk-off plate appearance. The Chicago White Sox won two games via the walk off last week, yet they also lost two games via the walk off. The Oakland Athletics won two straight games over the Tampa Bay Rays, and at the Coliseum, that means pies in the face for the player that just won the game. The St. Louis Cardinals won a big game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a walk-off home run this week, too.
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.
Mat Latos Sharp As White Sox Beat Athletics 6-1Latos gave up one hit over six shutout innings for his first win since last July, Jose Abreu hit a two-run homer and the White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 6-1 on Thursday to give Ventura his 300th career win.
30 Players: Carlos Rodon Could Become Co-Ace, Bring White Sox To Next Level In 2016The White Sox may have another ace to pair with Chris Sale.
Butler Homers In Ninth To Give A's 4-2 Win Over White Sox