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Orioles closer Zach Britton has been perfect in 27 save opportunities this year. (Photo credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

5 Storylines to Watch in MLB’s 2nd Half

Every MLB team has played more than 81 games, so technically the second half is underway. But post-All-Star break baseball is considered the second half because each team has had a few days to nurture…


Cole Hamels is 9-1 with a 2.60 ERA for the first-place Rangers.

Resilient Rangers Find New Ways to Win

They were my preseason pick to win the American League pennant. Even so, there was reason to be skeptical. The Texas Rangers were coming off a bounce-back year in which they captured the AL West…




Adam Wainwright is pitching better of late and could be on his way to a Silver Slugger Award, having driven in 10 runs already this season.

MLB Week 10 Roundup: Cards Rising

The St. Louis Cardinals could go on a run very soon. Would that surprise anyone? It shouldn’t, since this is the ultimate “find a way” franchise, riding a five-year playoff run and three-year reign atop…




Brett Eibner's first career hit capped an incredible, seven-run ninth inning comeback by the never-say-die Royals.

Breaking Down the Wildest Day of the 2016 MLB Season

On this Memorial Day weekend Saturday, baseball reached its peak of excitement for the 2016 season. Two heart-stopping comebacks, a replay-review-aided win, and a bizarre game-ending double play highlighted this unparalleled Saturday. A closer look…


Steve Cishek leads a revamped Mariners bullpen. The team is an MLB-best 18-7 on the road this season. (AP Photo Credit: Ted S. Warren.)

MLB Roundup: Week 7

It’s Victoria Day in Canada, which means we’ve almost hit Memorial Day in America. Seven weeks have gone by in this MLB season, and it’s entirely possible that we’ve actually begun to learn some things…