Last week saw baseball's first big trade of the summer, with Arizona unloading Mark Trumbo to Seattle as the Mariners try to inject some life into a lagging offense.
ARLINGTON, Texas — For the ninth time in the last 11 games, Gordon Beckham earned the starting nod at third base for Thursday night's road trip finale in Texas.
June is upon us now, representing another "checkpoint" in the season.
Last weekend saw Kansas City take two of three from St. Louis in the I-70 series, so we have a new No. 1: The defending American League champs.
Finally, we have some stabilization at the top as the Cardinals, Dodgers and Royals hold the Nos. 1-3 spots for the second consecutive week.