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Counsell makes All-Star case for Jeffress

8 monthes 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

8 monthes 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

8 monthes 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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