Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
The Yankees almost owned all the fireworks over the holiday weekend, but ultimately were left on the outside looking in at the season’s biggest trade.
Brendan Ryan scored on a wild pitch before John Ryan Murphy capped a two-run 13th inning with an RBI single, and the New York Yankees beat the Cubs 4-2 Wednesday.
Daniel Murphy homered twice, Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and David Wright drove in five runs to lead the New York Mets to a 17-1 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.