Miles Chorro

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NFL Catch of the Year: In Memes

Inside the Numbers of Miguel Cabrera's Supremacy over Other MLB Hitters

When Miguel Cabrera steps up to the plate, you stop what you are doing because odds are good you will see something amazing. It is a testament to his natural talent and evolution as a hitter, though the magic of numbers makes it so we can tell you how he does it.<p>There are very few athletes you drop …

Miguel Cabrera

Gio Gonzalez, Jayson Werth Separated in Dugout After on-Field Mental Error

The Washington Nationals are watching the season fall apart right before their eyes.<p>In the latest incident for a team that hasn't lived up to expectations, Jayson Werth and Gio Gonzalez had to be separated after Gonzalez failed to cover first for an inning-ending double play.<p>It's just one in a long …

Washington Nationals

San Francisco Giants: Brandon Belt, Sandoval and the Final Days of Barry Zito

All season long, through the early good times and the recent bad-to-terrible times, I've implored San Francisco Giants fans—loyal and capricious alike—to stay on the ship. There is no worse non-criminal life form than the bandwagon fan—but the raging, pessimistic fan ranks a close second. (I call …

Baseball

Giants' deal with Ted Lilly falls through

After indications earlier in the day that left-hander Ted Lilly was close to signing a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants, a source has …

Giants Back Off On Lilly

<b>5:44pm:</b> Upon reviewing Lilly's medical history, the Giants decided to hold off on pursuing a minor league contract at this time, MLBTR has learned. …

This fan is excellent at rolling down hills. He’s not so excellent at actually catching the ball

This fan is excellent at rolling down hills. He’s not so excellent at actually catching the ball.

Dissecting the Atlanta Braves' Path to Becoming World Series Favorites

The Atlanta Braves have been absolutely awesome the past couple weeks, if you haven't noticed. A 12-game winning streak following Tuesday night's 2-1 win over the Nationals has allowed them to leave the rest of the NL East in the dust.<p>This begs the question: Should we consider the Braves as World …

Baseball

Bryce Harper Hit-by-Pitch Clears Benches, Spawns Nats vs. Braves Twitter War

Since his debut in late April of last year, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has certainly garnered quite a bit of attention, both for his performance on the field and his all-out style of play.<p>On Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves, he got some attention he didn't ask for.<p>Harper clubbed …

Social Media

Miguel Cabrera collects 100th RBI as Tigers win 10th straight

CLEVELAND -- Justin Verlander recently watched videotape of his 2011 season, when he was the AL's MVP and noticed he wasn't pitching the way he had …

Baseball

Baseball Hall of Fame 2013: Stars Who'll Eventually Be Enshrined in Cooperstown

Hall of Fame weekend had a different feeling this year.<p>That’s because the Baseball Writers’ Association of America decided not to vote anyone into the Hall of Fame this year, as many first-timers had been linked to using performance-enhancing drugs. There were some players who had never been …

Baseball

HOU@TOR: Encarnacion's grand slam caps wild eighth

Updating Top Suitors for Top MLB Trade Deadline Targets

With the July 31 trade deadline just days away, the hot stove has heated up considerably.<p>Several top targets, like Matt Garza, Scott Feldman, Francisco Rodriguez and Ricky Nolasco, have already been traded. But the majority of July trades tend to occur closer to the deadline itself.<p>So for fans …

Texas Rangers

Houston Astros Prospect Watch: Keeping an Eye on Houston's Farm Hands

As the Houston Astros remain at the bottom of the standings, more and more prospects will make their way onto the major league roster as the season progresses. A couple of youngsters have already cracked their way into the Astros' lineup.<p>Jonathan Villar was called up last week and is now the …

Baseball

MLB All-Star Game Video: Manny Machado Shows off Leather and Arm with Great Play

Manny Machado did it again.<p>The Baltimore Orioles' talented young third baseman showed off his cannon of an arm during the 2013 MLB All-Star Game.<p>Machado robbed what looked to be a clear hit for Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, who hit a rocket down the third base line. …

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MLB All-Star Game 2013 Results: Score, Reaction, Recap and Analysis

The American League out-pitched the National League to earn a 3-0 win at Citi Field on Tuesday night, halting a three-game losing streak at the Midsummer Classic and earning home-field advantage for the World Series.<p>With no real standouts for the MVP award, Mariano Rivera, who pitched a perfect …

Baseball

Ranking the 10 Greatest Moments of the 2013 MLB All-Star Game

The 84th MLB All-Star Game is in the books, and the American League ending its three-year losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the National League Tuesday night in New York. Mariano Rivera, making his final All-Star appearance, was named the game's MVP.<p>It marks the second consecutive game where …

MLB All-Star Game

Updated 2013 World Series Odds with the AL Winning Home-Field Advantage

The American League now has World Series home-field advantage with its 3-0 win over the National League in the All-Star Game. But even with the win, there are still a lot of intangibles that go into creating odds for the big event.<p>For instance, the Detroit Tigers could easily be a World Series …

Baseball

Capturing Mariano Rivera's Last-Ever All-Star Game Experience

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has made his last appearance in a Major League Baseball All-Star Game as a player. The all-time leader in saves is calling it a career at the end of 2013 and got a very appropriate sendoff from a very Met-heavy crowd in Citi Field.<p>Rather than just talk you …

Boston Red Sox

Why Didn't the Greatest Closer of All Time Finish the All-Star Game?

Mariano Rivera's final MLB All-Star Game appearance was a good one. It was exciting and emotional and should certainly prove to be memorable in the long run.<p>The legendary New York Yankees closer's final Midsummer Classic Tuesday night was not, however, the one thing so many people wanted it to …

MLB All-Star Game

Welcome to baseball lore, Timmy.

Tim Lincecum Throws No-Hitter vs. San Diego Padres

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum can add a no-hitter to his impressive list of career achievements. The 29-year-old hurler tossed his first no-no in the Giants' 9-0 victory over the San Diego Padres at Petco Park Saturday night.<p>Link to Media<p>It was truly a vintage Lincecum performance. He …

Tim Lincecum

Is it Too Late for the San Francisco Giants to Save Their 2013 Season?

The San Francisco Giants know what a championship hangover feels like. They went through one in 2011 when they went 86-76 and missed out on the postseason.<p>But what's happening this year is worse. It took a little while for it to kick in, but what the Giants are dealing with in 2013 is a real …

Baseball

Miguel Cabrera Makes MLB History with 30 HR, 90 RBI Before All-Star Break

Whenever a player wins the MLB Triple Crown, it's pretty much a foregone conclusion that it took a career year to accomplish the feat.<p>Someone forgot to tell Miguel Cabrera.<p>The Detroit Tigers All-Star slugged his 30th home run on Thursday against the Chicago White Sox, setting a new record in the …

Baseball

Who Ends Up with More: Doubles for Machado or Homers for Davis?

The Baltimore Orioles have put on quite the offensive show during 2013, with a strong lineup up and down.<p>Guys like center fielder Adam Jones, shortstop J.J. Hardy, right fielder Nick Markakis and left fielder Nate McLouth are key factors to the Orioles outscoring their opponents.<p>However, it can be …

Baltimore Orioles

MLB Teams with Most to Gain/Lose at the 2013 Trade Deadline

For all 30 MLB teams, questions must be answered before a plan of action is put into motion for the weeks leading up to the July 31 trade deadline.<p>Are they "buyers" or "sellers"? And if they're "sellers," do they shop any valuable players in an effort to improve the team down the road? Are there …

Baseball

8 Biggest MLB Storylines Heading into the All-Star Break

With the All-Star break next week and teams at or just past the halfway mark of their season, the dog days of summer are upon MLB fans. This year has been a little different though, as there are a number of storylines that will keep fan's attention.<p>The World Series champions continue to struggle, …

Baseball

Scouting Reports for Philadelphia Phillies Prospects in the 2013 Futures Game

With the All-Star break soon to begin and the Home Run Derby set for July 15, the official halfway mark of the 2013 MLB season is upon us.<p>While the Mets will host both the Home Run Derby and the July 16 All-Star Game at Citi Field, one event that precedes both marquee festivities and which often …

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