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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

HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 27:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers breaks his bat on a ground ball to Jonathan Villar #2 of the Houston Astros in the eighth inning at Minute Maid Park on June 27, 2014 in Houston, Texas. A bad throw by Villar allowed Eugenio Suarez #30 of the Detroit Tigers to score.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Tosses Jose Altuve Around Like A Little Kid [VIDEO]

Over this past weekend the Tigers took on the Houston Astros and lost two of three.

97.1 The Ticket–06/30/2014

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22: Kate Upton attends the 30th Annual Night Of Stars presented by The Fashion Group International at Cipriani Wall Street on October 22, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Not A Good Choice To Take A Selfie With Kate Upton [PHOTO]

When Justin Verlander arrives with the Tigers in your city it’s starting to look like his better half will be there as well.

97.1 The Ticket–06/30/2014

L.J. Hoes #0 of the Houston Astros is forced out at home plate by Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers in the third inning at Minute Maid Park on June 29, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Image

Tigers Fall To Houston Astros 6-4

The Astros jumped on Drew Smyly (4-7) early, plating three in the first.

97.1 The Ticket–06/29/2014

Detroit Tigers v Texas Rangers

Kinsler’s HR In 9th Lifts Tigers Over Astros 4-3

Detroit trailed by one before Kinsler sent an 81-mph slider from Jerome Williams to left-center for a 4-2 lead.

97.1 The Ticket–06/28/2014

SECAUCUS, NJ - JUNE 5: Commissioner Allan H. Bud Selig announces that the Houston Astros have selected Brady Aiken number one overall during the MLB First-Year Player Draft at the MLB Network Studio on June 5, 2014 in Secacucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Astros Draft California HS Lefty Aiken At No. 1

The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick again, and this time, they took a pitcher polished beyond his years.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 7:  Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by third base coach Dave Clark #25 after hitting a solo home run against the Houston Astros in the sixth inning at Comerica Park on May 7, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Keuchel’s Dominance Against Tigers Highlights Consistency Of Victor Martinez

Martinez has three homers in the last four games. He does not put too much stock in the sudden power surge.

CBS Detroit–05/08/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 08: Drew Smyly #33 of the Detroit Tigers throws a first inning pitch while playing the Houston Astros at Comerica Park on May 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Astros Beat Tigers 6-2 To Snap Detroit’s Streak

Dallas Keuchel outpitched college roommate Drew Smyly, and the Houston Astros edged Detroit 6-2 on Thursday to snap the Tigers’ eight-game winning streak.

97.1 The Ticket–05/08/2014

Pitcher Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers delivers against the Houston Astros in the second inning at Comerica Park on May 7, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Edge Astros 3-2 To Win 8th Straight

Porcello allowed a run in the third but the Detroit infield turned double plays in the fifth and sixth to help the 25-year-old right-hander.

97.1 The Ticket–05/07/2014

Robbie Ray #38 of the Detroit Tigers throws a second inning pitch while playing the Houston Astros at Comerica Park on May 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ray, Tigers Mow Down Astros 11-4

Robbie Ray gave up one run in his debut and the Detroit Tigers routed the Houston Astros 11-4 Tuesday night for their season-high seventh straight win.

97.1 The Ticket–05/06/2014

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