Freddie Freeman won the “Last Man Standing” or whatever the final roster voting process is called for the National League. He’ll miss the game because of a thumb injury. Teammate Brian McCann replaced Freeman on the All-Star roster. Meanwhile, Yasiel Puig rolled out to a nightclub to celebrate the break. I hope Puig doesn’t reinjure […]

All-Star Chris Sale of the White Sox was bested by Matt Moore, a 12-game winner who was left off the squad, over the weekend. Sale has received a whopping total of 31 runs of support in 16 starts this season. Rockies starter Roy Oswalt left his weekend outing with a strained hamstring. The veteran hurler […]

Jair Jurrjens struggled against the Mets on Wednesday afternoon. He completed only four innings before being lifted for Cristhian Martinez (the eventual victor). Despite allowing four earned runs on seven hits and four walks in that brief appearance, he actually out-pitched R.A. Dickey. Dickey was tagged for eight earned runs on eight hits and two […]

The Braves are loaded with young arms and may be in a position to swing one of those arms during spring training for some hitting help. Prospect Mike Minor has already made his stance on a possible return to Triple-A well-known (he doesn’t want to go). On Tuesday, the Braves received a scare when sophomore […]