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Counsell makes All-Star case for Jeffress

5 days ago   |   By MLB News

Brewers manager Craig Counsell put in a call this week to help lights-out reliever Jeremy Jeffress join the group of Milwaukee players headed to the MLB All-Star Game.
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Mike Trout may be the most underrated sports superstar in history

6 days ago   |   By The Guardian

The best player of his era is making a compelling case for the greatest season in baseball history. So why aren't more people talking about it? Anyone with even a passing interest in baseball knows that Mike Trout is, and has been since not long after breaking through as a teenager in 2012, the best player in the sport in a way that defies easy categorization. The Los Angeles Angels' center fielder does most baseball things exceptionally and none of them badly. He hits for average (.306 career batting average, sixth among active players) and he hits for power while playing in a park that...
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Making the case for Mookie Betts as AL's second-best player

Making the case for Mookie Betts as AL's second-best player

6 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

Mike Trout is the best player in the American League. He was the best in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and, if we mitigate his injuries and count on a per-game basis, 2017 too. Miguel Cabrera won the Triple Crown in 2012... and Trout was still a better overall player than Cabrera was.
With Trout the undisputed best player in the league , the real fun starts when you debate number two.
Last year's AL MVP Jose Altuve has to be in the discussion. We also can't leave out Aaron Judge , Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez , who's so hot he might actually burst into flames by season's end. But with the...
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Angels support Mike Trout amidst comments from commissioner Manfred

Angels support Mike Trout amidst comments from commissioner Manfred

Trout is coming off his seventh All-Star appearance while playing his whole career with the Halos Read more ...

Angels praise Mike Trout for ‘prioritizing personal values'

Angels praise Mike Trout for ‘prioritizing personal values'

ANAHEIM, Calif. The Los Angeles Angels publicly praised Mike Trout ''for prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion'' a day after baseball Commissioner Rob... Read more ...

Brewers all-star Josh Hader ‘deeply sorry' for racist and homophobic tweets

Brewers all-star Josh Hader ‘deeply sorry' for racist and homophobic tweets

The MLB reliever locked his account and said the posts were from seven years ago and stemmed from immaturity when he was 17. Read more ...

MLB: Hader must take sensitivity training after tweets

MLB: Hader must take sensitivity training after tweets

WASHINGTON Major League Baseball says Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader will be required to go through sensitivity training after years-old racist and homophobic tweets of... Read more ...

Top MLB Prospects: Updated Top 50 Rankings

Top MLB Prospects: Updated Top 50 Rankings

After seeing 15 players from our preseason Top 50 make it to the majors before the All-Star break, our MLB top prospects list has a lot of fresh faces. Check out our updated... Read more ...

Brewers pitcher Josh Hader to take sensitivity training after offensive...

Brewers pitcher Josh Hader to take sensitivity training after offensive tweets unearthed

Hader, in his second MLB season, has a 1.50 ERA and 89 strikeouts in 31 relief appearances for Milwaukee in 2018. Read more ...

MLB takes action after Brewers All-Star's hateful tweets revealed

MLB takes action after Brewers All-Star's hateful tweets revealed

Josh Hader will have more than just opposing batters to focus on as the second half of the season resumes. The Brewers reliever will undergo sensitivity training and... Read more ...

Jean Segura crushes 3-run bomb off Josh Hader to give the AL a late lead

Jean Segura crushes 3-run bomb off Josh Hader to give the AL a late lead

Jean Segura takes Josh Hader deep to give the AL a 5-2 lead in the 8th inning. Read more ...

By the numbers: A stat-packed look at the MLB season's 1st half

By the numbers: A stat-packed look at the MLB season's 1st half

We've reached the unofficial halfway point of the MLB season, so it's time to take a breath and a look around. Since the schedule began in late March, 855 batters have combined... Read more ...

Other Bats on the Market Besides Machado

Other Bats on the Market Besides Machado

There are other hitters on the market that can change the fortunes of a contender besides Manny Machado. Read more ...