While the Astros continue to be miles away from being a contender, their best and most uplifting story is a tiny second baseman who has a flair for collecting hits.
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.
A lack of marquee free-agent pitchers has teams thinking big about trades for big-name pitchers, but don't expect a Max Scherzer deal, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Coming off an injury-filled season in 2012, Brian McCann knows that he could be facing his final year with the hometown Braves.
The Diamondbacks, Tigers and Orioles are among a handful of clubs that could do something significant in the coming days and weeks.
Outfielder Torii Hunter has agreed to a two-year deal with the Tigers, according to a source.
The Tigers survived a bumpy road to the World Series, only to come up feeling empty after being swept in four games.
The Detroit Tigers and free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder agreed to a nine-year deal worth $214 million, according to multiple reports.
By landing with the Tigers, Prince Fielder got his big payday from an unexpected supplier.
The Rangers punched their ticket to the World Series for the second straight year, knocking out the Tigers in ALCS Game 6.
The Tigers needed some help to stay alive in the ALCS, and they got it in some unusual ways to win Game 5.
Nelson Cruz and Mike Napoli, two relatively late bloomers, provided the offense and defense to put the Rangers one step closer to the World Series.
The Tigers continue to show their resilience, and that was never more evident than in their come-from-behind win over the Rangers in Game 3.
The Tigers continue to lose players and close games as they try to find a winning formula before falling much further behind in the ALCS.
Don Kelly could go from a valuable role player to a pivotal figure in the ALCS in the short time it took the Tigers to assess their latest medical report.