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  1. The Home Run Derby is a boring anachronism. Let’s replace it with something fun.

    Jul 14, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

    home run derby logo

    We’ll probably watch it tonight. But it’ll still be boring old hat. Let’s freshen things up a bit.

  2. Unlike Jonathan Papelbon, A.J. Burnett wants to stay with the Phillies

    Jul 14, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT

    Miami Marlins v Philadelphia Phillies

    Jonathan Papelbon was made it very clear that he wants out of Philadelphia, but A.J. Burnett said yesterday that he has no plans to request a trade from the Phillies.

  3. Tip your cap to Derek Jeter. Seriously, do it. You have to. Everyone else is.

    Jul 14, 2014, 11:21 AM EDT

    Jeter Respect

    OK, jokes aside. This is a very well done tribute video to Derek Jeter. Even Mr. Met and Red Sox fans agree.

  4. I used the self-serve beer machine at Target Field and now I shall tell the tale

    Jul 14, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    DS6

    I didn’t wanna, you guys. But I do this stuff for you. FOR YOU.

  5. The Great Jucy Lucy Hunt

    Jul 14, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-07-13 at 10.25.00 PM

    When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Minneapolis, eat a cheese-stuffed burger.

  6. Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey make baseball history

    Jul 14, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

    Bumgarner Posey

    “You wanna hit grand slams today, Buster?” “Sure Madison. Can I call you Madison? That seems weird.”

  7. People are still claiming, with a straight face, that the Twins were going to be contracted in 2002

    Jul 14, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

    MLB Commissioner Bud Selig speaks during a news conference in New York

    Perhaps the greatest trick Bud Selig ever pulled was getting people to believe that he was going to contract the Minnesota Twins.

  8. Adam Wainwright may be the NL starter in the All-Star Game

    Jul 14, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

    adam wainwright getty

    Kershaw may be the better choice, but it seems like Mike Matheny is leaning toward his own guy.

  9. Greetings from All-Star week in Minneapolis

    Jul 14, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    Target Field exterior

    Minneapolis: home to a beautiful ballpark, some fantastic musical history and a statue of a pretty gross racist jackwagon right outside the friggin’ ballpark.

  10. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 14, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

    Jacob deGrom

    The last baseball that counts for a few days. Enjoy it, folks.

  11. First-place Athletics set a franchise mark with 59th win before the All-Star break

    Jul 13, 2014, 11:20 PM EDT

    Jed Lowrie, Mike Zunino

    The Athletics avoided a series sweep in Seattle. With their win, their 59th of the season, the A’s set a franchise mark for wins at the All-Star break.

  12. Chien-Ming Wang opts out of contract with the Reds

    Jul 13, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Chien-Ming Wang opted out of his minor league deal with the Reds and will look to continue his career elsewhere.

  13. Randy Wolf opts out of his minor league contract with the Orioles

    Jul 13, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Randy Wolf

    Randy Wolf cleared out his locker at Triple-A Norfolk. He may be looking to join his fifth organization in 2014, having already spent time with the Mariners, Diamondbacks, Marlins, and Orioles.

  14. Huston Street replaces teammate Tyson Ross on the National League All-Star roster

    Jul 13, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

    Huston Street

    Huston Street is headed to the All-Star Game in Minnesota, replacing teammate Tyson Ross.

  15. Joey Gallo earns Futures Game MVP honors after leading Team USA to victory

    Jul 13, 2014, 7:48 PM EDT

    Joey Gallo, J.P. Crawford

    Thanks to Joey Gallo, Team USA earned a victory over the World team in the Futures Game on Sunday at Target Field. Gallo earned MVP honors.

  16. Video: Watch Madison Bumgarner hit his second grand slam of the season

    Jul 13, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

    Madison Bumgarner

    Maybe Madison Bumgarner should be in the Home Run Derby.

  17. Joey Gallo put on a show at batting practice before the Futures Game

    Jul 13, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

    Joey Gallo, Guilder Rodriguez

    Joey Gallo is quickly becoming a household name, especially after the round of batting practice he had on Sunday prior to the Futures Game.

  18. Um, yeah, that’s not Arizona …

    Jul 13, 2014, 5:18 PM EDT

    futures game map

    In the program for Sunday night’s Futures Game, there’s a pretty cool map that shows the hometown of each player on the Team USA roster. Except … well … see if you can spot the mistake …

  19. Major League Baseball needs to shift the All-Star week schedule

    Jul 13, 2014, 4:01 PM EDT

    Futures Game

    One of baseball’s coolest things is about to happen, but no one will see it.

  20. Tyler Clippard, Alfredo Simon, and Tim Hudson added to National League All-Star roster

    Jul 13, 2014, 3:42 PM EDT

    all-star game logo 2014

    Tyler Clippard of the Nationals, Alfredo Simon of the Reds, and Tim Hudson of the Giants have been added to the National League roster for Tuesday night’s 2014 MLB All-Star Game in Minneapolis.

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