Levine: Welington Castillo Is Attractive Trade Bait For CubsThe Padres could be a trade partner for the Cubs.
National League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the National League's mid-season team MVPs.
A's Rally Past Tigers 4-3 To Force Game 5Seth Smith hit a game-tying two-run double off Detroit closer Jose Valverde in the ninth inning and Coco Crisp capped Oakland's most dramatic comeback yet with an RBI single as the Athletics staved off elimination for a second straight night with a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 of the AL division series Wednesday.
Smith Has Three Hits For A's In 4-3 Win Over CubsSeth Smith had a two-run double among his three hits, and the Oakland Athletics scored three unearned runs off Paul Maholm in the first inning and beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 in a game between split squads Saturday.