The signings of
Albert Pujols and
Josh Hamilton are appearing to be a bust so far, but at least the Angels have a star in young outfielder
Mike Trout. He scored his 104th run and stole his 33rd base on Sunday.
17 Diamondbacks 76-73
Paul Goldschmidt continues to lead Arizona offensively this season -- going 4-for-4 Sunday with a five-RBI day against the
While the Blue Jays hoped they would be in the thick of a pennant race at this point of the season,
Toronto is getting a chance to take a look at some other talent that might help the club in the future.
25 Cubs 63-87
Anthony Rizzo may look like he is having a bad season if you go by his batting average, but the Cubs first baseman isn’t doing so bad when you consider his 22 homers and 72 walks entering the week.
26 Mets 67-82
Matt Harvey will get the results of his second opinion this week on his injured right elbow as the young All-Star pitcher is hoping to avoid Tommy John surgery that would end his 2014 season.
27 Twins 64-85
Ron Gardenhire has had a successful tenure as the manager for the Twins since his hiring in 2002, but his era might be coming to an end after Minnesota’s disappointing season.
28 Marlins 55-95
Jose Fernandez made news last week for admiring his first career home run a little too long against the Braves, but when the Marlins have hit so few home runs, why not take some time to enjoy the rarity?
29 White Sox 59-91
So much for playing the spoiler for opposing teams vying for a playoff spot. The White Sox dropped two of three against the Tigers and were swept in four games by Cleveland.
30 Astros 51-99
With four series remaining in the season -- all against teams in contention -- the Astros’ young players will get a chance to see what a playoff environment looks like despite being far from qualifying for the postseason.