With the MLB All-Star Game set for Tuesday night, both the American and National League managers, Brad Mills (Coaching in place of Terry Francona) and Joe Maddon, have named their starters and starting lineups for the midsummer classic.
Although he is still on the New York Yankees' books and scheduled to make $21 million this season as a special advisor to the team, it appears Alex Rodriguez has found himself another source of income.
It took 108 years, and extra innings, but the Chicago Cubs, and all of their fans, can finally call themselves World Champions. In somewhat improbable fashion, the Cubs outlasted the gritty Cleveland Indians to win Game 7, 8-7, in 10 innings.
Down goes the Billy Goat. Down Goes the Billy Goat. The Chicago Cubs are headed back to the World Series for the first time since 1945, after beating Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in Game 6 of the NLCS Saturday.