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2015 MLB All-Star Game: Raise a glass to the Midsummer Classic


Where would baseball be without its All-Star break? The annual ritual of four whole days without a meaningful game — but with an almost-exhibition game thrown in during the middle — is a chance to hit the pause button and remind ourselves that baseball is the greatest sport of all. I say that in most of the pieces I write here, but the More...

by R. Lincoln Harris | Published 2 months ago

All-Star Game
By Jed Rigney On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

2015 All-Star snubs and flubs

Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game is upon us. And with the voting coming to a close, the fans have spoken. They want the Kansas City Royals to start the game that determines home field advantage in the World More...

Jose Altuve
By Steve Randel On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Jose Altuve, A-Rod and other first-half topics

Jose Altuve deserves the nod at second base in the ASG. (Getty Images) The first half of the 2015 season is almost in the books with few surprises, except maybe the success of the young and feisty Houston Astros. More...

Carlos Carrasco
By R. Lincoln Harris On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Carlos Carrasco’s oh-no so close!

Carlos Carrasco reacts after losing his no-hitter with two outs in the bottom of the ninth. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images) Baseball is a great game on so many levels. There’s no comparison to it, in any other More...

Cole Hamels
By Chol Souders On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Rangers in talks with Phils for Cole Hamels

Rumor mill: Cole Hamels may be heading to the Texas Rangers. (Reinhold Matay/USA TODAY Sports) There is finally some news on the seasonal “Cole Hamels trade front.” According to recent reports, the Phillies More...

David Ortiz
By Jed Rigney On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

The dichotomy of David Ortiz

Left-handed pitchers are making David Ortiz look old. (USA Today) David Ortiz is still a great hitter. Sort of. The Boston Red Sox suffered through almost a hundred years without winning a World Series until turning More...

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