Eric Karabell looks ahead to the final two months of the season and lays out a handful of bold predictions for pitchers, including thoughts on Stephen Strasburg, Tim Lincecum and R.A. Dickey.
Tony La Russa is already thinking about which players he might add to the National League roster for next month's All-Star Game.
Giants closer Brian Wilson is likely headed for surgery on his right elbow after an MRI revealed structural damage and an issue with the ligament, and his season could be in jeopardy.
Eric Karabell recaps Thursday's action, including the heart of the Twins' order all homering.
Derek Jeter, David Ortiz and Roy Halladay led the usual slew of Yankees, Red Sox and Phillies picked for the All-Star Game. Joining in this year, a Brew Crew.
Based on that final balloting update, it appears the American League starting lineup for the All-Star game will be loaded with Yankees and Red Sox.
Joel Hanrahan threw six innings of one-hit ball and the Nationals snapped a seven-game slide with a 4-1 win over the Giants.