Brant Chesser
J.D. Martinez carries power to Fenway Park, Bogaerts improves in 2018, and Gerrit Cole turns in a stellar first half in Houston. Plus Gibson and Odor.
Derrick Boyd
Is Alex Bregman's breakout season being understated due to misfortune? Is Max Muncy's breakout a fact or a fluke? Plus performance validation analysis of Corey Kluber, Nate Eovaldi and Adrian Beltre.
Stephen Nickrand
Ketel Marte has been one of the most-skilled bats in the game since the beginning of June, giving hope that he could be in store for a big second half, especially with some regression in his hit rate.
Brandon Kruse
Jake Bauers has been ripping extra-base hits in his MLB debut, and his skills suggest there could be further upside to come. Plus, Dereck Rodriguez, Nick Kingham, Lourdes Gurriel and Adam Cimber.
Doug Dennis
We look at reliever wins leaders and non-closer saves leaders.
Greg Pyron
Trevor Story has rebounded from a disappointing 2017 with an impressive first half, batting .289 BA, 18 HR and 12 SB. What’s behind the resurgence? Plus, Eric Hosmer, Jesse Winker, Tyler Mahle and Mike Montgomery.