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- Ronald Acuna Jr. went wild against the hapless Marlins yesterday as he homered in both halves of a doubleheader. Both of his homers were of the leadoff variety was well. Only Brady Anderson, Rickey Henderson, and Harry Hooper along with Acuna have lead off both halves of a doubleheader with a homer.
- You need to get caught up on all of the transactions in baseball? We have you covered with our transactions recap.
- The Athletics clearly sense an opportunity from their recent hot streak as they bolstered their bullpen again by acquiring Fernando Rodney from the Twins.
- Every year, there are players that come out of nowhere to surprise us or come back from tough seasons to perform well. Here is a look at 20 players that have broken out in 2018.
- With the trade deadline having come and gone, here is a look at how well the AL West did at the trade deadline.
- Our own Patrick Karraker looked at which MLB clubs have the best rosters to make a postseason run.
- Here how the teams of the National League East made out at the 2018 trade deadline. Spoiler alert: it was a little gruesome.
- Wilson Ramos and Brandon Belt are headed for rehab assignments.
- In case you live under a WiFi-less rock, look at this absolute rocket from Ramon Laureano.