Mike Trout

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. (Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Could Jeter Be The First With A Perfect Hall Of Fame Vote?

No one has ever received more than 98.4 percent of the vote.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Cubs top prospect Kris Bryant. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Kris Bryant Named Baseball America’s Minor League Player Of The Year

Bryant was the minor league home run champion with 43 round-trippers.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2014

Mike Trout (Photo Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

5 Faces Of Major League Baseball

Let’s take a look at the five faces of Major League Baseball when the post-Jeter era begins in November.

08/11/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Ed Zurga)

Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

07/21/2014

Reds third baseman Todd Frazier in the Home Run Derby. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sick Of Home Run Derby? Stop Watching

There’s better things to do than watch the tedious Home Run Derby.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Shepkowski: MLB’s First Half Awards

The Brewers surprise, Trout dominates and there’s a Tanaka/Abreu battle for best AL rookie.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2014

Angels outfielder Mike Trout. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Emma: Baseball’s All-Sabermetrics Team

In baseball, numbers never lie. All-Star Game voting does, though.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2014

Angels outfielder Mike Trout, center. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu, Trout Still Unsure Of Home Run Derby Status

Angels star Mike Trout is wary of messing with his line drive-producing swing.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Kris Bryant And Gregory Polanco Are Two Different Movies

It’d be imprudent for a non-contender to let gaudy statistics affect an elite prospect’s timetable.

670 The Score–06/11/2014

A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Watch: Yoenis Cespedes Guns Down Runner From 300+ Feet

Don’t run on Cespedes. Don’t even try.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Jose Abreu, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Abreu Story Obscuring Truth

Let’s work harder to see what’s happening before letting convenient narratives run wild.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2014

Dodgers starter Zack Greinke. (Getty Images)

Zack Greinke Is MLB’s Highest-Paid Player This Season

Paying Ryan Howard $25 million this season doesn’t set forth a path for success.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

Mike Trout. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: New MLB Cameras Will Expose Ignorant Announcers

Real-time data collection will allow us to instantly analyze every movement on a baseball field.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Outfield

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/07/2014

Angels outfielder Mike Trout. (Getty Images)

Angels Sign Trout To 1-Year, $1-Million Deal

This deal sets the stage for a long-term extension that’s a near-certainty to come.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014

Mike Trout. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mike Trout: PED Cheats Should Get Boot From Baseball

The tide has turned in Major League Baseball.

670 The Score–08/12/2013

Josh Hamilton of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a three-run homer against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on July 10, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Angels Rout Cubs 13-2

Josh Hamilton hit two home runs, Albert Pujols also connected and the Los Angeles went deep a season-high five times in a 13-2 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.

07/10/2013

Alex Rios is congratulated by teammate Adam Dunn. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

White Sox Beat Angels 5-4 With 3 Runs In 8th

Jeff Keppinger walked with the bases loaded to drive in the go-ahead run — his first base on balls in 141 plate appearances this season — and the Chicago White Sox rallied with three runs in the eighth to beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Thursday night for their season-high third straight road win.

05/17/2013

Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale pitches in the 9th inning on his way to a one-hit shutout of the Los Angeles Angels on May 12, 2013. The White Sox defeated the Angels 3-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sale Throws 1-Hitter, White Sox Beat Angels 3-0

The Chicago White Sox needed a big start from ace Chris Sale, and he nearly gave them something historic.

05/13/2013

Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim scores on a passed ball as Jose Quintana makes a late tag during the third inning. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Angels Top White Sox 3-2

White Sox starter Jose Quintana (2-1) allowed three runs in the loss. He gave up five hits and struck out five.

05/12/2013

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