Kurkjian: 'We have lost the value of a hit and we need to bring it back'
Jeff Passan and Tim Kurkjian weigh in on the importance of having a good batting average and what it means for the game of baseball.
Ichiro and Rod Carew's favorite player? How Luis Arraez is making batting average cool again
If you think hitting .300 doesn't have a place in modern MLB, you need to watch the Twins' breakout star right now.
Mariners host Baltimore Orioles, look to end home losing streak
Baltimore Orioles (35-40, fifth in the AL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (34-41, fourth in the AL West)
Smith leads Diamondbacks against the Padres following 4-hit game
San Diego Padres (45-30, second in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (33-41, fourth in the NL West)
Pirates come into matchup against the Nationals on losing streak
Pittsburgh Pirates (29-44, third in the NL Central) vs. Washington Nationals (28-48, fifth in the NL East)
Guardians host the Twins on 4-game home skid
Minnesota Twins (42-33, first in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Guardians (36-33, second in the AL Central)
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