- Starting Pitcher
- BirthplaceOsaka, Japan
Do the Rangers deserve the top spot in the Power Rankings?
Dave Schoenfield and Bradford Doolittle make the case for the Rangers and Athletics as baseball's best and worst teams in this week's Power Rankings.
Where all 30 MLB teams stand as trade deadline inches closer
The Aug. 1 trade deadline will be here before you know it, and teams need to start making some tough decisions.
Athletics try to prolong win streak, play the Brewers
Oakland Athletics (15-50, fifth in the AL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (34-30, second in the NL Central)
Rockies take home losing streak into matchup against the Padres
San Diego Padres (30-33, fourth in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (26-39, fifth in the NL West)
Rays try to keep home win streak alive, host the Rangers
Texas Rangers (40-22, first in the AL West) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (47-19, first in the AL East)