Chicago White Sox Catcher James McCann will play in his first all-star game on Tuesday night. McCann is the most surprising player to be picked for this year's all-star game
Joe and Sam discuss MLB London, the All-Star break and the trade market ahead of the 31st July deadline.
It wasn’t supposed to happen, we’re not sure how it happened. But Pat Riley managed to work his magic yet again, leaving the Miami Heat looking like a lock for the playoffs during a summer in which nothing was expected, and certainly not of that magnitude.
Rebuilding is a chore for players, front offices and fans alike. Considering how close the Thunder once got to greatness, it will be especially rough to start over. Oklahoma City must start their rebuild by removing their cornerstone.
The National League Central is split by 4.5 games. The Chicago Cubs lead the way at 47-43, the Cincinnati Reds are sitting fifth just five games under .500 at 41-46.
The All-Star break is upon us, so it seems a fitting time to look back at the first half of the season. The MVP, Rookie of the Year and Cy Young awards are set to be closely fought throughout the remainder of the campaign, but if the season ended today, who would win them?
Guard Avery Bradley will sign a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers once he clears waivers, per Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Boston Red Sox are looking to add a starting pitcher ‘sooner rather than later’, per The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal.
Philadelphia Phillies starter Jake Arrieta could require surgery on a bone spur according to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal.
The San Francisco Giants have had one of the worst outfields in the history of major league baseball this season. However, over the last couple of weeks the Giants have started to get production from some unlikely sources.