Stuck at 599 for the last week or so, Ken Griffey Jr. is on the verge of becoming the sixth player in baseball history to join the exclusive club. With Barry Bonds and Sammy Sosa reaching the plateau in recent years, however, the 600 mark has lost some of its prestige. Unlike the aforementioned sluggers, Griffey has never had his name attached to allegations of using performance-enhancing drugs.
June 8, 2008
Carlos Pena, who joined the 30-home run club for the first time of his career after blasting two homers in the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' 7-4 series-clinching victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday afternoon, is a leading candidate to win the 2007 American League Comeback Player of the Year Award.
August 26, 2007
The Rangers hit a rough patch in the frigid temperatures of Cleveland in the middle of the week. But by the weekend, the Rangers appeared to be finally getting some much-needed life out of their offense. John Vittas looks back at the week that was for the Texas Rangers.
April 30, 2007