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AL wins ASG behind Miggy, Trout and Jeter

(Tuesday, July 16) Final Score: American League 5, National League 3 Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) – Derek Jeter has been the face of Major League Baseball for two decades, while the torchbearer for the unofficial title as the game’s best player has fluctuated between Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout. Those storylines proved no different Tuesday, as the future Hall-of-Fame shortstop and ... Read More »

Cespedes repeats as Home Run Derby champion

Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) – Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes is in good company with Ken Griffey Jr. Cespedes beat Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier, 9-1, in the final round to win the Home Run Derby for the second straight year. The A’s slugger became the first back-to-back winner since Griffey captured the 1998 and ’99 crowns for the Seattle Mariners. “I just discovered recently ... Read More »

O’s top Yanks in rain-shortened affair

(Sunday, July 13) Final Score: Baltimore 3, New York 1 Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) – Chris Davis smacked a go-ahead two-run homer in the bottom of the fourth inning and the Baltimore Orioles defeated the New York Yankees, 3-1, in a rain-shortened finale of a three-game set. The Yankees led 1-0 before the Orioles plated three runs in the fourth to surge ... Read More »

Orioles top Yankees on Hundley’s hit in 10th

(Friday, July 11) Final Score: Baltimore 3, New York 2 Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) – Nick Hundley stroked a one-out RBI single to center field in the 10th inning to lift the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees on Friday in the opener of a three-game series. Manny Machado scored on the hit after leading off the ... Read More »

Derek Jeter makes 14th All-Star Game

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will retire as a 14-time All-Star. Jeff Samardzija? He was picked for the first time. One of them will get to take the field for next week’s game in Minneapolis. Samardzija has no choice but to watch. Jeter, the future Hall of Famer who has regularly received gifts and ... Read More »