Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
Every year, it’s the same story: Fantasy baseball teams scramble in the first week to pick up that hot rookie or replace dud closer who has already gotten the hook from the manager.
If you didn’t know by now, Texas Rangers’ Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre are pretty tight. From their back-and-forth banter to fooling each other on the field, there’s no pair more fun to watch. Need proof?
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Nick Martinez (1-5, 4.65 ERA) vs. T.J. McFarland (0-1, 2.70 ERA). First pitch is 7:05PM.
Nick Markakis had answers for both of the home runs from Texas slugger Adrian Beltre.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at third base for your fantasy baseball draft.
FRAN CHARLES ON THE ORIOLES AND THE ALLSTAR GAME
Cal gave an explanation of why he said Adrian Beltre was a better third baseman then Brooks Robinson.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — It certainly wasn’t the homecoming Tommy Hunter envisioned. Baltimore’s right-hander, who spent parts of four seasons with the Rangers and still lives in the area, took a beating at the hands […]
Stop being stubborn Bud Selig. Let’s finally join the 21st century and have instant replay in Major League Baseball.
Jeremy Guthrie knew it was going to be a struggle. Not only was the Baltimore Orioles right-hander recovering from a high fever that forced him to spend two nights in the hospital, but he was facing the high-powered Texas Rangers.