Melvin Upton Jr. Signs Minor League Deal With Giants, Likely Heading To Sacramento River CatsThe deal had been in the works and Upton needed a physical to finalize it. It's unclear yet what role Upton might have and when he could join the Giants to offer some depth in the outfield. He was released by Toronto at the end of spring training.
The Stretch Drive Has Begun For Fantasy Baseball OwnersWith just two months left in the Major League Baseball season, time is running out for fantasy baseball owners to make a serious move in the league standings. Small roster tweaks may not do it at this point, so always be on the lookout for shooting stars and streaking players in the MLB skyline.
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.
5 Things: Two Chicago Cy Young Awards In The MakingFrom walk-off wins on the West Coast to dominant pitching in the Windy City to a managerial firing in Atlanta, Major League Baseball is never without exciting, impressive and interesting news. Last week was no exception, so check out the five things you don't want to miss in MLB, right here.