The Week Ahead: Nationals on a roll

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The last Week Ahead before the All-Star break begins on Monday and is headlined by the Nationals, who are the hottest team in the game, having won three in a row, and who are back at home to start the week against the Reds.

Predicting the AL All-Star reserves

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Royals manager Ned Yost, with the help of the player ballot, has plenty of spots to fill before Monday’s announcement of the All-Star reserves. Here’s one man’s guess at how the rest of the AL roster will look.

Power Rankings: Huge jump for Angels, Cards remain steady

Power Rankings: Huge jump for Angels, Cards remain steady

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The American League East division is by no stretch the toughest division in the league, nor is it considered a powerhouse, a word that was, for a long while, synonymous with this particular cluster of teams. But, as we head toward the All-Star break, gear up for the second half and take a look at Week 14 of the MLB.com Power Rankings presented by The All-New Chrysler 200, we have to ask — will there be a more fun division race to watch?

Future is bright for Mets with Matz on mound

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Steven Matz, a 24-year-old left-hander, made his second career Major League start at Dodger Stadium and led the Mets to an 8-0 victory over the Dodgers. He’s now 2-0 with a 1.32 ERA.

Matz blanks Dodgers for six as Mets roll

Matz blanks Dodgers for six as Mets roll

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For once, the Mets had little trouble scoring Sunday at Dodger Stadium. And they didn’t even need Steven Matz to contribute that much with the bat. Matz did drive home his fifth run in two games in the Mets’ 8-0 win over the Dodgers, also delivering six shutout innings in his second career start.

Turning the crystal ball on AL ASG reserves

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Royals manager Ned Yost, with the help of the player ballot, has plenty of spots to fill before Monday’s announcement of the All-Star reserves. Here’s one man’s guess at how the rest of the AL roster will look.

Did you know? Facts about All-Star starters

Did you know? Facts about All-Star starters

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The starters for next Tuesday’s 2015 All-Star Game were revealed on Sunday night, making some history in the process — and setting the stage for even more to be made at the game itself.

AL, NL starters unveiled; pitchers, reserves next

AL, NL starters unveiled; pitchers, reserves next

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The starters for the 86th All-Star Game were announced on Sunday night, and the two marquee teams have enough fireworks in supply to keep the spirit of Independence Day humming right along.

With final boost, Frazier named ASG starter

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With the equivalent of a big kick in the last lap of a race, Reds third baseman Todd Frazier sprinted his way in the final week of voting into the starting lineup for the National League All-Star team. Frazier will get to represent the host Reds in the All-Star Game July 14 at Great American Ball Park.