MLB Forced to Stop Play Mid-Game Because of Drone Attacks

Over the long history of Major League Baseball, games have been delayed due to birds, bees, squirrels, and just about every other small animal imaginable, but this season, for the first time, a drone caused play to be suspended. And not once, but twice.

San Diego Padres Pick Up 9 New Players at Trade Deadline

This year, the main trade deadline story lies in the NL West. The NL West has been a strange division all season, with the Dodgers being way out in front, the Diamondbacks behind, and the Rockies, Padres, and Giants battling for 2nd place. In this strange, shortened season, 2nd place in a division is valuable, as it qualifies you for the playoffs. In such a contested division, it is not surprising one of the teams would want to make some moves, and secure 2nd place.

San Francisco Giants Turn Their Season Around with Ridiculous 7 Game Win Streak

No one expected the San Francisco Giants to be good this year. Ever since their three World Series Championships, the Giants have been in the bottom of their division, reluctant to rebuild, but struggling with older players. At the beginning of the season, they lived up to their low expectations. The Giants started out the season with an 8-16 record, which was not very surprising, but over the past week, they have gone on a 7 game win streak, and are now 15-16, and nearing a .500 winning percentage.