It is last call for Major League Baseball All-Star voting, with the final deadline at midnight Eastern Time on July 3. Will voters get it right? Ever since online voting became the primary balloting method, that has mostly been the case.
When Major League Baseball named David Wright and Robinson Cano captains of their respective league’s home run derby team, each player had the better part of a month to decide on the four representatives that will join them at Citi Field next week.
Did You Realize … Jeter is Underrated? Beltre is Becoming First Ballot HoFer? Fernando Rodney is a Cy Young Candidate?
In today’s installment of Did You Realize, we look at how Derek Jeter has somehow become underrated; how Adrian Beltre is putting himself on a fast track to Cooperstown; how Ryan Braun is, well, Ryan Braun; how Fernando Rodney has been downright Eckersley-esque; and much, much more.
This year, talent is meeting health is meeting motivation…and Josh Hamilton has propelled himself to the very top of the early-season MVP discussion. Can anyone challenge him the rest of the way in the AL? Of course. Zach breaks down the top contenders through the season’s first two months.
All week long I have been telling you about Friday’s freeroll tournament with a $350 prize pool. Well, it’s now Friday. So get ready to enter, and for good measure here are a few handy picks to keep in mind.