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This Week In Baseball: Coaches, Young Ballplayers Should Heed Smoltz’s Plea

Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.

07/28/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 20: Shane Victorino #18 of the Boston Red Sox hits during the second game of a doubleheader against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 20, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Matt Brown/Angels Baseball LP/Getty Images)

Angels Acquire Shane Victorino From Red Sox

The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Shane Victorino and more than $3.8 million from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for infielder Josh Rutledge.

07/27/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 26:  Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim follows through on a grand slam home run in the sixth inning during a game against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 26, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Trout’s Grand Slam, Solo Homer Lead Angels In Win Over Rangers

Mike Trout had a grand slam and a solo shot among his season-high four hits, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 13-7 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.

07/26/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 26:  Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets is forced out at second as Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Los Angeles Dodgers completes the double play at Citi Field on July 26, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Greinke’s Shutout Streak Ends, Mets Beat Dodgers 3-2 In 10 Innings

Zack Greinke’s shutout streak ended at 45 2-3 innings when the Mets scored the first of two scratch runs against him, and New York defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Sunday on newcomer Juan Uribe’s game-winning single off the wall in the 10th.

07/26/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 25:  Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers celebrates in the dugout after scoring  the go ahead run in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 25, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Rangers Rally In 8th To Beat Angels

Delino DeShields capped a three-run rally in the eighth inning with an infield hit that drove in the go-ahead run, Rougned Odor homered, and the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-6 on Saturday night.

07/25/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 25: Zach Lee #51 of the Los Angeles Dodgers bites his glove following the third out of the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on July 25, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Explode For 15 Runs; Beat Dodgers In Lee’s Debut

Michael Conforto went 4 for 4 for his first big league hits and Kelly Johnson homered into the upper deck in his Mets’ debut, powering New York past the Los Angeles Dodgers 15-2 Saturday night.

07/25/2015

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 20:  Justin Morneau #33 of the Minnesota Twins celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers in the fourth inning at Comerica Park on August 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Top 3 MLB MVP’s To Not Make The All-Star Team

Here are the top 3 MLB players to win the MVP award, but not be selected to the All-Star team in the same season.

07/25/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 24:  Joc Pederson #31,Enrique Hernandez #14 and Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate the win over the New York Mets on July 24, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 7-2.  (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Zach Lee Set To Make Dodgers Debut, Start Saturday

After waiting five years in the minor leagues, the Dodgers’ highly-touted prospect will finally make his major league debut as he gets the start for the Dodgers on Saturday.

07/25/2015

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Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade Deadline

Every year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn’t always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.

07/25/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 24:  Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers in the dugout before a game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 24, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Hamilton Leads Rangers Past Angels In Return To Anaheim

Josh Hamilton doubled, singled and scored two runs in his return to Angel Stadium, and Texas got 7-plus outstanding innings of four-hit ball from Colby Lewis in a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

07/24/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 24:  Enrique Hernandez #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers congratulates teammate Yasiel Puig #66 after Puig hit a two run home run in the third inning against the New York Mets on July 24, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Dodgers Jump On Mets Early

Justin Turner homered and drove in three runs against his former club, emergency starter Ian Thomas hurled five effective innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 7-2 on Friday night.

07/24/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: Zack Greinke #21 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning at Dodger Stadium on April 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Greinke Set For Sunday Return

After the birth of his first child last night, Zach Greinke is on his way back to join the Dodgers in New York.

07/24/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: July 20th-July 24th

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.

07/24/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 23: Ervin Santana #54 of the Minnesota Twins throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 23, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Twins Blank Angels As Ervin Santana Returns To Anaheim

Ervin Santana pitched eight innings of four-hit ball against his former team, and the Minnesota Twins snapped both their four-game skid and the Angels’ seven-game winning streak with a 3-0 victory over Los Angeles on Thursday.

07/23/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 19:  Zack Greinke #21 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the second inning during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 19, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Credit: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Dodgers’ Greinke To Miss Friday’s Start For Birth Of First Child

Zack Greinke’s shutout streak is hold while the Los Angeles Dodgers ace and his wife await the birth of their first child.

07/23/2015

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