Texas Rangers at Miami Marlins series primer
their next five games against teams in last place. Miami hosts the Texas Rangers (48-76), who sit 25 back in the American League West and have dropped seven of their last 10, for a two-game set. They avoided a sweep of the Los Angeles Angels
Make way, RG3 — October in DC should belong to Nats this season
better postseason roster than the Washington Nationals. It's been 81 years since Washington hosted the Fall Classic at long-departed Griffith Stadium — back then, as the American League 's Senators. The District is due.
Jose Altuve plays big baseball
The Houston Astros are well below .500, but there is a bright spot. Second baseman Jose Altuve leads the majors in hits, and the American League in batting average and stolen bases, and oh yeah, he's five foot six, the shortest player in baseball.
Grains of salt
get there. Trout's been the best hitter in the American League , but a poor fielder; Gordon's been the best fielder in the American League , but just a really good hitter. Again, according
What can one know about the A.L. West race?
the Orange County Angels are virtually tied atop the American League West standings. Which was supposed to happen for ..... think we might have just reached that point in the American League West. share 0 Tweet 0 0 + SHOW COMMENTS + Powered
Jose Altuve Big Time Game
are well below .500, but there is a bright spot. Second baseman Jose Altuve leads the majors in hits, and the American League in batting average and stolen bases, and oh yeah, he's five foot six, the shortest player in baseball. share
Orioles hit 3 homers in 8-2 win over White Sox
1/2 games over the idle New York Yankees. Cruz hit his 32nd homer, passing White Sox rookie Jose Abreu for the American League lead. Cruz is tied with Mike Stanton of the Miami Marlins for most in the majors. Bud Norris (11-7) allowed
Week ahead for Angels: Four at Fenway before huge series vs. A's
owners of the best record in baseball, 72-50, and are percentage points in front of Oakland, 73-51, in the American League West. Thumb's up Kole Calhoun had himself quite a week. Over his last six games, the Angels leadoff hitter is
75% of the time, line-drive percentage works 100% of the time
clip,” according to sportingcharts.com. In short, line-drive percentage matters. Kid Linea leads the American League as a rookie at 27.3 percent. Of course, this is a small sample size. Those players who have put up top numbers
Tribe week in review: Starting rotation excels but more offense necessary
that recently." Because of the struggles for much of the season, the rotation has the fourth-worst ERA in the American League at 4.23 and second-least wins with 35. The bullpen has been the unsung heroes with an AL-leading 27 wins