Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Henderson Alvarez hit his first career home run and pitched six innings before exiting with a hamstring injury, and the Miami Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Monday.
Jose Quintana snapped a five-start winless streak and the Chicago White Sox held off the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Tuesday night for a rare victory at Rogers Centre.
Paul Konerko is back in the White Sox lineup after having a bone chip flushed in his wrist Tuesday.