Kahn: Players WeekendNicknames on the backs of jerseys are part of a weekend-long celebration at end of the month.
A Slew of Thoughts; The Grant Napear Show with Doug Christie - 8/7On the Monday Edition of The Grant Napear Show with Doug Christie, Jason Ross fills in for Grant and talks Mike Trout not being recognized as the star he should be, if Barry Bonds is considered the real home run king by most and all the injuries happening around the NFL.
5 Things: A's Sweep Tribe Despite Starting Summer Fire SaleIt was an exciting week in MLB, as the Home Run Derby, the All-Star Game and the start and of the second half all dominated the sport's focus, from Monday to Sunday. Here's what you may have missed if you were watching Wimbledon instead.
Kahn: Questions for MLB's Second HalfWhat will transpire in the rest of the regular season?
Kahn: The Search For An MLB StarWhy aren't baseball's biggest stars as popular as the top players in other major sports?
5 Things: Harper-Strickland Brawl Dominates MLB News CycleA lot happened in MLB last week, but nothing earned more media attention than the on-field scrap between the Giants and Nationals at AT&T Park on Memorial Day.
5 Things: All-Star Players In Pittsburgh And San Francisco Will Miss Major Time For Different ReasonsIt's always a big moment in sport when star players get injured or suspended, for it changes the dynamic of the whole season. Baseball is no different. Here are 5 things you may have missed from last week's MLB action.
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.