Nelson Cruz

Derek Jeter (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2014 MLB All-Star Game

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know about the game.

07/14/2014

(From L to R) Red Sox president/CEO Larry Lucchino, principal owner John Henry, chairman Tom Werner (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Hurley: Tom Werner Misses Mark In Blaming Bad Luck For Red Sox’ First-Half Struggles

Is bad luck to blame for the Red Sox’ current position? Tom Werner thinks it’s playing a factor.

07/14/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

John Lackey #41, formerly of the Boston Red Sox. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Bertrand: ‘John Lackey Sounds Ridiculous’ Calling Out Nelson Cruz

Marc Bertrand and Adam Jones, filling in for Felger & Mazz, had some thoughts on the John Lackey/Nelson Cruz spat from over the weekend.

98.5 The Sports Hub–07/07/2014

David Ortiz (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

David Ortiz On Not Making All-Star Team: Cruz, Martinez, Encarnacion Are Having Great Seasons

Respect is king for David Ortiz, and after he was not named to the American League All-Star Team, the larger-than-life designated hitter was quick to heap praise on the players who did make the roster.

07/07/2014

Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Whiffing On Nelson Cruz Becoming Biggest Offseason Regret

Nelson Cruz is a one-man wrecking machine giving basically the same output as the entire Red Sox outfield.

06/05/2014

Stephen Drew (Credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Heyman On Gresh & Zo: Boston Still Most Likely Landing Spot For Stephen Drew

Stephen Drew is still a free agent, but CBS Sports’ Baseball insider Jon Heyman says the shortstop has a few suitors on the market.

01/28/2014

Alex Rodriguez. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

MLB Suspends Rodriguez 211 Games, 12 Others For 50 Games In Biogenesis Scandal

Major League Baseball suspended New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for 211 games on Monday, one of the 13 suspensions the league gave out stemming from the latest PED scandal that has rocked the sport.

08/05/2013

Alex Rodriguez. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Miami Drug Clinic Founder Expected To Talk To MLB About Players, PEDs

The founder of a Miami anti-aging clinic has agreed to talk to Major League Baseball about players linked to performance-enhancing drugs, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press.

06/05/2013

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Rangers Look To Leonys Martin To Fill Opening In Outfield

Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.

03/12/2013

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