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This Week In Baseball: MLB Got New Derby Rules Right

The new Home Run Derby rules provided for an entertaining show, it shows innovative thinking the sport hasn’t been used to.


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10 Unforgettable MLB All-Star Moments

Whether good or bad, these All-Star Game moments were certainly memorable.


DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 02: Jose Iglesias #1 of the Detroit Tigers gets ready to bat as teammate Jhonny Peralta #27 bats during the fourth inning of the game against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on August 2, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jose Iglesias’ Son (And His Mustache) Steals The Show At All-Star Press Conference [PHOTOS]

The press came to see Iglesias Sr., but were more captivated with Iglesias Jr.

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Ian Kinsler (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) and Prince Fielder (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images).

Did The Detroit Tigers Win The Kinsler-Fielder Trade? [BLOG]

Prince Fielder is having an MVP-caliber season — batting .339 with 14 home runs and 54 RBIs at the 2015 All-Star break.

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 11: Alfredo Simon #31 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning of the game on July 11, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins Collect 16 Hits In 9-5 Win Over Tigers

Torii Hunter’s towering two-run homer into the third deck against his former team highlighted a 16-hit afternoon for Minnesota, and the Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 9-5 on Saturday.

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Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?

Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn’t mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it’s mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.


OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 07:  Neftali Feliz #30 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the ninth inning at Coliseum on April 7, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Texas Rangers defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-1. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Sign Former Rangers Closer Neftali Feliz

Feliz entered this season with a 2.53 career ERA, but he lost his job as the closer for the Texas Rangers after blowing three of nine save opportunities.

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 10: The Minnesota Twins celebrate a Brian Dozier #2 heads into home plate after hitting a walk-off three-run home run against the Detroit Tigers during the ninth inning of the game on July 10, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Tigers 8-6. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Bullpen Implodes To Ruin Solid Verlander Start; Tigers Lose 5-Run Lead In 9th

The Twins scored seven times in the ninth off Joakim Soria and Bruce Rondon after being limited to one run by Justin Verlander, who went 7 2-3 innings.

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DETROIT, MI - JUNE 2:  Center fielder Anthony Gose #12 of the Detroit Tigers makes a diving catch on a fly ball hit by Ben Zobrist of the Oakland Athletics during the ninth inning at Comerica Park on June 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Top 5 Detroit Tigers Plays Of The Season’s First Half [VIDEO]

The Tigers have made plenty of phenomenal plays this season, but we’ve whittled them down to five.

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PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 14:  Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Detroit Tigers warms up on-deck during interleague play against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on April 14, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Tigers’ Cespedes Loses To Royals’ Moustakas In All-Star Final Vote

Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez are going to the All-Star Game as winners of the final fan vote.

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