Watching Manny Machado, Thermonuclear Metronome
The Baltimore Orioles have been the first half's biggest surprise. But Manny Machado has been as great as predicted, in all the understated ways that made him a star.
The Cleveland Indians Are Winning, And It's Because They're Good
The Cleveland Indians have flown under the radar this season because they don't have any big stars. But they've got a balanced attack few teams can match.
Jackie Bradley Jr. Is Terrorizing the Pitchers of Major League Baseball
After struggling through parts of two seasons, Jackie Bradley Jr. started to figure it out with the Red Sox last year. This year, he's taken the leap into stardom.
For The Angels, There's No Such Thing As A Good Trade For Mike Trout
Despite having the best player in baseball, the Angels are dead in the water. It's natural that Mike Trout trade rumors would follow, but also...nah. Just nah.