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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

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 6: Jonathan Villar #6 of the Houston Astros dives back to first base against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 6, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Jonathan Villar’s Speed An Important Asset For Astros

Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.

03/25/2014

Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Rockies Look To Sign Morneau, CarGo Headed Back To Center Field

The Colorado Rockies already have their replacement for Dexter Fowler, who patrolled center field at cavernous center field for the last six seasons: Gold Glove left fielder Carlos Gonzalez.

12/04/2013

Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies hits what would be the game-winning RBI single in the 10th inning of a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field on June 1, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies beat the Dodgers 7-6 in 10 innings. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Rockies Trade Dexter Fowler To Houston Astros

The Houston Astros have acquired outfielder Dexter Fowler from the Colorado Rockies for outfielder Brandon Barnes and right-hander Jordan Lyles.

12/03/2013

Manager Walt Weiss #22 of the Colorado Rockies watches from the dugout during the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 28, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rockies Take Walt Weiss’ Son Brodie In 22nd Round Of Draft

The sons of Roger Clemens, Craig Biggio and Andy Pettitte were among the players selected on the final day of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday.

06/09/2013

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TTYM: The Indy 500 Winner Buzz and Why You Should Never Eat At A Stadium

Tara Lipinsky brings you some of the most interesting sports stories you may not have heard about in That Thing You Missed.

05/31/2013

Walt Weiss (credit: CBS)

Walt Weiss Making The Most Of His Rookie Season As Rockies Manager

So far most of the things that have happened to the Rockies have been good things – they’re playing far better than most expected, although Weiss was a believer from day one.

05/27/2013

Chris Nelson #10 of the Colorado Rockies (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Rockies Send INF Chris Nelson To The Yankees

Seeking depth for their injury-depleted infield, the New York Yankees have acquired Chris Nelson from the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named or cash.

05/01/2013

Manager Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies protests a call by umpire Marty Foster when Jordan Schafer #1 of the Houston Astros was called safe stealing second base ahead of the tag by Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies in the seventh inning at Coors Field on May 28, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Astros 9-7.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rockies Dig Huge Hole In NL West, Trail LA By 13

It may take more than the passion of this caped crusader to resuscitate the Rockies’ season, especially after they have fallen into an early season funk that’s seen them tumble 13 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West.

05/29/2012

Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies scores the winning run on a triple by Dexter Fowler as Marco Scutaro #19 signals for him to slide during the 10th inning against the Houston Astros at Coors Field on May 28, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Myers, Astros Swept By Rockies In Doubleheader

Brett Myers waited around for more than 8 1/2 hours to be summoned into a game Monday.

05/29/2012

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