Kahn: The Year Of The Long BallMLB has set a record for most home runs in a season. How'd we get there?
5 Things: Cleveland Venturing Into Oakland 'Moneyball' TerritoryThe Cleveland Indians on the verge of tying the American League record for consecutive victories, owned by the 2002 Oakland Athletics. Tuesday night's game against the Detroit Tigers could be epic.
5 Things: Two Playoff-Bound Teams Soaring HighThe Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cleveland Indians are in the midst of double-digit winning streaks, while the Los Angeles Dodgers finally get a dose of reality. Here's what you might have missed last week in MLB action while you were enjoying a very hot Labor Day Weekend.
5 Things: Stanton Hits No. 50 While Going For 62 In '17The real excitement of a home-run record chase may never been the same again, but that hasn't kept MLB fans from following Giancarlo Stanton. The 27-year-old slugger hit his 50th HR last week and publicly has announced his goal to hit 62 dingers this season.
Report: Giants Expressing 'Strongest Interest' In Trading For Giancarlo Stanton During OffseasonSan Francisco would be the ideal fit due to their desperate need for an outfielder and a slugger...and Stanton could easily fill both voids.
5 Things: MLB Stars Chase Big Records In Cincinnati And MiamiIt was a record-chasing week, as Giancarlo Stanton and Joey Votto were looking at breaking some all-time records. Neither ended up matching the historic marks, but it sure was fun to watch them try.
If Your Fantasy Baseball League Has A Trade Deadline, Act Fast To Make A MoveThere's still enough time left in the season to make a trade right now and have it work well for you down the stretch. Study those last-place teams with owners you know well and make them an offer they cannot refuse.
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.