Alex Bregman of the Astros hit a solo home run during the All-Star game on Tuesday night. It was one of 10 hit in the game, a record.

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Back-to-back home runs by Houston's George Springer and Alex Bregman in the 10th inning capped a wild All-Star game in Washington, won 8-6 by the visiting American League.

Brewers' All-Star Hader takes responsibility for racist, homophobic tweets

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader
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Miguel Sano
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July 18

Star Tribune's Reusse again nominated for MLB's Spink Award

For the second consecutive year, the Star Tribune's Patrick Reusse is up for the top honor for baseball writing.
July 18
Tony Clark, executive director of the Major League Players Association

MLBPA's Clark, Manfred differ on upcoming issues

Free agency and the use of the designated hitter in the National League were hot topics during All-Star festivities in Washington.
July 17

Home Run Derby continues into All-Star Game

The combined 10 home runs by the American and National Leagues on Tuesday night shattered the previous All-Star Game record of six


  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 52 43 .547 0 31-19 21-24 4-6
    Minnesota 44 50 .468 7.5 29-22 15-28 8-2
    Detroit 41 57 .418 12.5 25-23 16-34 3-7
    Chicago White Sox 33 62 .347 19 19-29 14-33 3-7
    Kansas City 27 68 .284 25 11-35 16-33 2-8
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 68 30 .694 0 34-13 34-17 9-1
    NY Yankees 62 33 .653 4.5 33-13 29-20 6-4
    Tampa Bay 49 47 .510 18 26-17 23-30 6-4
    Toronto 43 52 .453 23.5 24-25 19-27 3-7
    Baltimore 28 69 .289 39.5 16-33 12-36 4-6
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 64 35 .646 0 32-21 32-14 6-4
    Seattle 58 39 .598 5 31-17 27-22 3-7
    Oakland 55 42 .567 8 24-21 31-21 7-3
    LA Angels 49 48 .505 14 24-23 25-25 5-5
    Texas 41 56 .423 22 19-28 22-28 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 55 38 .591 0 28-15 27-23 7-3
    Milwaukee 55 43 .561 2.5 30-18 25-25 2-8
    St. Louis 48 46 .511 7.5 24-24 24-22 5-5
    Pittsburgh 48 49 .495 9 29-24 19-25 8-2
    Cincinnati 43 53 .448 13.5 21-26 22-27 6-4
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Philadelphia 53 42 .558 0 30-16 23-26 5-5
    Atlanta 52 42 .553 0.5 25-20 27-22 3-7
    Washington 48 48 .500 5.5 22-24 26-24 5-5
    Miami 41 57 .418 13.5 23-28 18-29 5-5
    NY Mets 39 55 .415 13.5 19-32 20-23 4-6
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 53 43 .552 0 28-24 25-19 6-4
    Arizona 53 44 .546 0.5 26-23 27-21 5-5
    Colorado 51 45 .531 2 23-23 28-22 8-2
    San Francisco 50 48 .510 4 31-19 19-29 5-5
    San Diego 40 59 .404 14.5 20-31 20-28 2-8
  • Batting Average
    M. Betts BOS .359
    J. Altuve HOU .332
    J. Martinez BOS .328
    J. Segura SEA .323
    M. Duffy TB .317
  • Home Runs
    J. Martinez BOS 29
    J. Ramirez CLE 29
    M. Trout LAA 25
    A. Judge NYY 25
    F. Lindor CLE 25
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Martinez BOS 80
    J. Ramirez CLE 70
    M. Haniger SEA 67
    E. Encarnacion CLE 65
    M. Machado BAL 65
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Sale BOS 2.23
    T. Bauer CLE 2.24
    B. Snell TB 2.27
    J. Verlander HOU 2.29
    L. Severino NYY 2.31
  • Wins
    L. Severino NYY 14
    C. Kluber CLE 12
    B. Snell TB 12
    C. Morton HOU 11
    (3) Players 11
  • Saves
    E. Diaz SEA 36
    C. Kimbrel BOS 30
    A. Chapman NYY 26
    B. Treinen OAK 24
    K. Kela TEX 23
  • Batting Average
    S. Gennett CIN .326
    N. Markakis ATL .323
    A. Almora Jr. CHC .319
    F. Freeman ATL .315
    E. Suarez CIN .312
  • Home Runs
    J. Aguilar MIL 24
    N. Arenado COL 23
    B. Harper WAS 23
    M. Muncy LAD 22
    P. Goldschmidt ARI 21
  • Runs Batted In
    J. Baez CHC 72
    E. Suarez CIN 71
    J. Aguilar MIL 70
    N. Arenado COL 68
    T. Story COL 68
  • Earned Run Average
    J. deGrom NYM 1.68
    A. Nola PHI 2.30
    M. Scherzer WAS 2.41
    J. Lester CHC 2.58
    M. Foltynewicz ATL 2.66
  • Wins
    J. Lester CHC 12
    M. Scherzer WAS 12
    A. Nola PHI 12
    Z. Godley ARI 11
    (2) Players 10
  • Saves
    W. Davis COL 27
    K. Jansen LAD 27
    B. Boxberger ARI 24
    B. Hand SD 24
    F. Vazquez PIT 23
  • Monday, July 16
  • Tuesday, July 17
    American 8, National 6, F
  • Today, July 18
  • Thursday, July 19
    St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs
  • Friday, July 20
    St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs NY Mets @ NY Yankees San Diego @ Philadelphia
    Atlanta @ Washington Baltimore @ Toronto Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati
    Boston @ Detroit Miami @ Tampa Bay Cleveland @ Texas
    LA Dodgers @ Milwaukee Minnesota @ Kansas City San Francisco @ Oakland
    Colorado @ Arizona Houston @ LA Angels Chicago White Sox @ Seattle
  • Saturday, July 21
    St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs NY Mets @ NY Yankees Baltimore @ Toronto
    Boston @ Detroit Miami @ Tampa Bay San Diego @ Philadelphia
    Atlanta @ Washington Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati LA Dodgers @ Milwaukee
    St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs Minnesota @ Kansas City Houston @ LA Angels
    Cleveland @ Texas Colorado @ Arizona San Francisco @ Oakland
    Chicago White Sox @ Seattle
  • Sunday, July 22
    Baltimore @ Toronto Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati Boston @ Detroit
    Miami @ Tampa Bay San Diego @ Philadelphia Atlanta @ Washington
    LA Dodgers @ Milwaukee Minnesota @ Kansas City St. Louis @ Chicago Cubs
    Cleveland @ Texas San Francisco @ Oakland Houston @ LA Angels
    Colorado @ Arizona Chicago White Sox @ Seattle NY Mets @ NY Yankees
  • Monday, July 23
    Boston @ Baltimore LA Dodgers @ Philadelphia Minnesota @ Toronto
    St. Louis @ Cincinnati Pittsburgh @ Cleveland Atlanta @ Miami
    San Diego @ NY Mets NY Yankees @ Tampa Bay Arizona @ Chicago Cubs
    Oakland @ Texas Washington @ Milwaukee Detroit @ Kansas City
    Chicago White Sox @ LA Angels
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July 17

All-Star Game recap

A look back at the Midsummer Classic.
July 17
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios.

Berrios pitches the fifth inning of tonight's All-Star Game

The Twins young righthander, one of six Puerto Ricans in the game will see action in his first ever All-Star Game appointment
July 17
When Eddie Rosario slid safely into third base Sunday, things were going well for the Twins. When he scored on a throwing error on the same play, thin

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The Twins have a history of coming from behind in the second half of the season to make the playoffs.
The Kernels snapped a six-game losing streak defeating the Clinton LumberKings at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Tuesday night May
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July 17
Jose Berrios ran during a workout in Florida at spring training. “It’s my job,” he said. “I take pride in coming in here every day, work hard

Punishing workouts, preparation and more make Berrios an All-Star

Those who know Jose Berrios say he carries himself as if he knows he's good — but he backs it up with work he does behind the scenes. That intersection of talent and sweat that has his career ascending.
July 17
Chaska High School product Brad Hand is again the subject of trade rumors after another strong season in the Padres bullpen.

Chaska's Brad Hand doesn't mind missing sleep to be All-Star

The Padres lefthander is getting to appear at his second consecutive All-Star Game, and has a group of friends and family along for the trip.
July 17
Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor, right, embraced Cubs catcher Willson Contreras during Monday’s batting practice before the All-Star Home Run Der

Indians have comfortable lead over Twins but taking nothing for granted

Cleveland struggled a bit going into the break but still enjoys a comfortable lead in the AL Central.
July 17
Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer spoke to reporters on Sunday.

All-Star Game starting lineups, batting orders

Tuesday's AL and NL lineups in D.C.
July 16
A melee broke out over an argument between Eduardo Escobar(5) and the Rays' bench. Escobar was eventually ejected for continuing the argument in the n

Twins, Rays get a bit overheated in seventh inning

Eduardo Escobar was the only one ejected after the benches cleared a couple of times.
July 16
Mystery solved: Rodney left Sunday's game early to become U.S. citizen

Mystery solved: Rodney left Sunday's game early to become U.S. citizen

Was Fernando Rodney being showcased for a trade? Was manager Paul Molitor trying out a new strategy? Fans wondered why the closer was used in the fifth inning on Sunday.
July 16
Brian Dozier was greeted by Twins teammates after his walkoff grand slam Sunday. The Twins bosses indicated they would be in sell mode after a 1-8 roa

Souhan: Try for playoffs or move on to 2019? Twins can do both

As they showed last year, they are capable of contending even by subtracting from the team they have.
July 16
Part 2 in a three-part series looking at the state of Major League Baseball.

Baseball fans turning gray while millennials tuning out

Second in a three-part series: Baseball's summer monopoly ended long ago. If it expects to thrive, it must keep courting youth and convincing them the sport is great entertainment.
July 16
Brian Dozier was greeted by Eddie Rosario and Ehrie Adrianza following his 10th-inning grand slam, which capped a 9-2 Twins homestand with an 11-7 vic

Dozier's 10th-inning grand slam ends wild 11-7 win for Twins

A tense, heated affair included a benches-clearing incident and several late-game swings that ended with the Twins going into the All-Star Game break as one of baseball's hottest teams.
July 16
United States manager Torii Hunter celebrated with his team after the All-Star Futures baseball game against the World on Sunday.

Torii's Team USA wins Minnesota-themed Futures Game

Top minor-league prospect Alex Kiriloff had two hits while former Twins Torii Hunter and David Ortiz managed the USA and World teams.
July 15
Brian Dozier.

Sunday's Twins-Tampa Bay game recap

A quick look at Sunday's game.
July 15
Brian Dozier.

Grand finales: Walkoff grand slams in Twins history

Brian Dozier's walk-off grand slam was the fifth in Twins history and the first at Target Field.
Final, 7/15 R H E
Tampa Bay 49-47 7 14 1
Minnesota 44-50 11 10 1