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MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Compelling Stories On West Coast Dominate As MLB Second Half Begins

Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and the real fun begins Friday night. It should be quite an exciting ride to the finish line.

07/17/2014

Troy Tulowitzki (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Kallet: Surging Mets Need To Get An Impact Bat And Go For It

There’s no reason to wait anymore. We’ve waited long enough. Make your move, Sandy, and let’s see what this club can do.

07/16/2014

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium on July 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

With Pitching Dominating The Game, Should MLB Lower The Mound?

Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

07/15/2014

American League All-Star Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland A's bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yoenis Cespedes Tops Todd Frazier In Final, Wins 2nd Straight HR Derby

Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star skills contest in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round Monday night.

07/15/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 03: Matt Adams #53 of the St. Louis Cardinals looks on prior to the start of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 3, 2013 in Anaheim, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Sleepers And Busts

CBS Local Sports breaks down potential sleepers and busts for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/13/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey Set To Appear In ESPN The Magazine’s ‘Body Issue’

The fifth annual “Body Issue” hits newsstands July 12.

06/25/2013

Giancarlo Stanton (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images), Zack Wheeler (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Palladino: Trade Mets’ Top Prospects For Stanton? Answer Not Clear-Cut

Plenty of room for debate here, especially when talking about an organization that is struggling to find relevancy again.

04/12/2013

Giancarlo Stanton (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Report: Mets ‘Monitoring’ Sluggers Giancarlo Stanton, Carlos Gonzalez

According to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, the Mets are continuing to “monitor the situation” surrounding Giancarlo Stanton and Carlos Gonzalez.

04/11/2013

David Wright (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

David Wright Drives In 5 As Team USA Rolls Puerto Rico

The Mets’ star was locked in again. Wright drove in five runs, the last three with a bases-loaded double in the eighth. That prompted chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” from the crowd of 32,872.

03/13/2013

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Coleman: Let’s Not Forget Bud Selig’s Part In Marlins Fiasco

You’d like to think that the fire sale or deconstruction of the Miami Marlins is now complete, but with these bozos driving the bus, who knows.

11/15/2012

Prince Fielder

MLB All-Star Game Preview

In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.

07/09/2012

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Schwei: ‘Walk-Off’ Slams Mets For 10th Time

Sunday’s walk-off grand slam stung and stunned New York. But it wasn’t the first time. Or even the ninth.

05/14/2012

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Should Mets, Terry Collins Demote Struggling Closer Frank Francisco?

Mets manager Terry Collins admitted after Sunday’s stunning loss to Miami that he’s “concerned” about his high-priced closer.

05/14/2012

Frank Francisco of the New York Mets is escorted off the field after arguing with an umpire during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on May 13, 2012. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Mets’ Francisco Gets Tossed, Could Face Suspension

Frank Francisco was tossed in the Mets’ Sunday afternoon loss and could possibly face a suspension for his altercation with umpire Todd Tichenor.

WFAN–05/13/2012

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