With Giancarlo Stanton, Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespedes in the mix, the Home Run Derby selections made by the two captains provide plenty of pop.
Who are baseball's best pure hitters? Any conversation should begin and end with Detroit's Miguel Cabrera.
It was a wild and active offseason in the AL Central, and no team recognizes that the stakes were raised more than the Detroit Tigers.
The Tigers upgraded here, tweaked there, and when their offseason work was all done, the final portrait looks pretty appealing to those hoping for big things in Detroit.
Several noteworthy players are experiencing power shortages at the plate compared to 2009.
The Twins reacted with a mix of anger and amusement to an Internet video that suggests catcher and MVP candidate Joe Mauer was stealing signs from second base in Tuesday's game against the Tigers.
The Twins didn't win pretty against the Tigers on Thursday, but this part of the season isn't about aesthetics -- it's about survival, and Minnesota kept the AL Central race going.
The Tigers, one win away from a spot in the postseason, are fighting not only for themselves, but also for their city.
Plenty of competition battles around the big leagues as spring training begins in earnest.
Some teams have made major upgrades to their lineups, and others have lost significant parts. Here are the best and worst in baseball.
Outfielder Craig Monroe agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Minnesota Twins that will pay him $3.82 million plus incentives based on plate appearances.
With the Tigers, Indians, White Sox and Twins looking like contenders, the AL Central is shaping up to be baseball's toughest and deepest division.
The Rockies have reason to be optimistic because they've developed some arms in their farm system, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Jerry Crasnick runs down the best-case and worst-case scenarios for each of the 30 teams heading into the 2006 season.
Advance scouting helps teams keep track of opponents and gain competitive intelligence.
While some outfielders have already been dealt, there are others still on the market.