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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 15th-June 19th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

06/19/2015

Bob Bowman, President of Business & Media for Major League Baseball Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

MLB Cancels 60-65 Million All-Star Game Votes

MLB admits they’ve cancelled between 60 and 65 million All-Star Ballots because of potential fraud.

06/19/2015

Infielder David Freese #6 of the Los Angeles Angels chases Chris Owings #16 of the Arizona Diamondbacks in a run down during the sixth inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on June 17, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Goldschmidt, Castillo Homer As D-Backs Edge Angels, 3-2

Paul Goldschmidt and Welington Castillo each hit a solo home run, and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Wednesday night.

06/17/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 12:  Scott Van Slyke #33 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates on second base after hitting an RBI double in the fifth inning against the Miami Marlins at Dodger Stadium on May 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers Reinstate Van Slyke, Place Hatcher On 15-Day DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers reinstated outfielder Scott Van Slyke from the disabled list on Monday.

06/17/2015

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Your Baseball-Centric Travel Guide To Cooperstown

Travel guide to Cooperstown, New York, home of the world famous National Baseball Hall of Fame.

06/17/2015

Pitcher Jeremy Hellickson #58 of the Arizona Diamondbacks looks on as Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim rounds third base for home after Pujols hit a two-run homerun in the sixth inning during the MLB game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 16, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)California.

Pujols’ 2-Run Homer Helps Angels Beat D-Backs, 4-1

Albert Pujols drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the sixth inning with his 539th career homer, David Freese also hit a two-run shot and Garrett Richards pitched seven innings of four-hit ball to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Tuesday night.

06/16/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 16:  Howie Kendrick #47 of the Los Angeles Dodgers turns a double play over Joey Gallo #13 of the Texas Rangers in the fourth inning during a game at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 16, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images)

Chirinos Walk-Off Homer Caps Rangers 3-2 Win Over Dodgers

Robinson Chirinos hit a game-ending home run leading off the bottom of the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday night.

06/16/2015

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

St. Louis Cardinals Allegedly Hacked Astros Player Database

Federal law enforcement authorities are investigating whether the St. Louis Cardinals illegally hacked into a computer database of the Houston Astros to obtain information on players, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday in an unusual case involving two former division rivals in Major League Baseball.

06/16/2015

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This Week In Baseball: New Technology Could Help Better Understand Pitchers

Baseball has consistently been the leader in finding an innovative way to look at a sport that’s been around for well over 100 years.

06/16/2015

Robbie Ray #38 of the Arizona Diamondbacks throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 15, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Ray Dominates Angels In D-Backs’ 7-3 Win

Robbie Ray allowed two hits over seven scoreless innings in his 10th major league start, and the Arizona Diamondbacks got home runs from Paul Goldschmidt and Yasmany Tomas in a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

06/15/2015

Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is caught stealing second base by Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers during a game at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 15, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images)

Gallardo, Odor Lead Rangers To 4-1 Win Over Dodgers

Yovani Gallardo pitched seven scoreless innings, Rougned Odor had three hits with a two-run single in his return to the majors and the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 Monday night.

06/15/2015

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 14:  Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an RBI single during the 12th inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park June 14, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Gonzalez’ 3 RBIs Help Dodgers Edge Padres In 12 Innings

Adrian Gonzalez had a two-run single with two outs in the 12th inning Sunday, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over his former team, the San Diego Padres, 4-2.

06/14/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 14:  Kyle Kubitza #18 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim reacts after striking out swinging to end the fifth inning as home plate umpire Angel Hernandez #55 looks on during the MLB game against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 14, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Gray Lowers ERA To Best In Majors, Pitches A’s Past Angels

Sonny Gray lowered his ERA to a major league-best 1.60 with 7 2-3 impressive innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-1 Sunday.

06/14/2015

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One Owner’s Fantasy Baseball Trash Is Another Owner’s Treasure

A lot of owners play fantasy baseball with too much emotion, waiving players they don’t like personally or that they have a grudge against because of some game result a few years back. That’s when you—the analytical owner—step in and make your team better by picking up players from waivers or via trade.

06/13/2015

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Trout, Calhoun HRs In 8th Help Angels Beat A’s, 5-4

Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with eighth-inning homers, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a seesaw 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.

06/12/2015

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