If one was to judge Chris Davis’ season solely by comparing his current numbers to last year’s figures, it would appear as if the Baltimore Orioles slugger is performing miserably.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Phil Hughes won his third start in a row, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit two-run doubles and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Sunday.
Oswaldo Arcia was a bright spot for the Twins in 2013. Can he hold down a corner outfield spot this season?
Ian Desmond doubled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Washington Nationals made manager Davey Johnson’s “fun day” even better Sunday with a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins to complete a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.
Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven scoreless innings to get his ninth win, tying him for most in the majors, and the Washington Nationals’ bats showed some rare signs on life Sunday in a 7-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.
Washington manager Davey Johnson is frustrated. The Nationals’ offense continues to struggle and, as mid-June approaches, it’s getting harder and harder to say it’s still early.
The Nationals have acquired left-hander Tyler Robertson off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
The game between the Minnesota Twins and Washington Nationals on Friday night has been postponed by rain as Tropical Storm Andrea moves north along the East Coast.
If Liam Hendriks sticks in the Majors, he could be a role model for hundreds of up-and-coming players trying to make it from down under.