July 14th, 2023 Week 15: MLB News and Rankings

July 14th, 2023 Week 15: MLB News and Rankings

WEEK 15: MLB News and Rankings

What an incredible week of baseball! From the awe-inspiring Home Run Derby on Monday to the exhilarating All-Star game on Tuesday, fans were treated to an unforgettable display of talent and excitement. Now, you can join in on the action by taking advantage of our Exclusive Offer: a phenomenal 40% discount on wines representing your beloved All-Star's team. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to celebrate the game and indulge in the flavors of victory. 


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2023 All-Star Game Recap - NL Back on Top

The momentous victory has arrived, bringing an end to the National League's arduous nine-game losing streak. In a spectacular turn of events, Colorado Rockies catcher Elias Diaz, making his first All-Star Game appearance, unleashed a remarkable two-run home run off Felix Bautista during the eighth inning at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, propelling the NL to triumph over the American League. The stellar performance of the NL pitchers also played a pivotal role, holding the AL to their lowest run total since 2017.
Diaz's extraordinary display earned him the well-deserved title of All-Star Game MVP, making him the first Rockies player in history to achieve this prestigious honor. While batting as a designated hitter, Diaz contributed a valuable 1-for-2 performance, but it was his pivotal swing in the eighth inning, delivering the game-winning two-run homer, that stole the spotlight. Notably, he expressed immense joy in having his mother witness the thrilling spectacle unfold before her eyes.

Home Run Derby - Its a Family Thing

In a remarkable display of generational talent, Toronto Blue Jays' first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. followed in his father's footsteps and emerged victorious in the 2023 Home Run Derby held at T-Mobile Park. Just as his dad had accomplished in 2007, Guerrero Jr. showcased his power and prowess, solidifying his place among the elite sluggers of the game.

Facing off against Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena in the final round, Guerrero Jr. unleashed an impressive total of 25 home runs, surpassing Arozarena's commendable 23 to claim the coveted title. This monumental achievement etched their names in derby history as the first-ever father-son duo to both secure Home Run Derby championships, further solidifying their family's indelible mark on the sport.

The 2023 Home Run Derby will be remembered not only for Guerrero Jr.'s triumphant victory, reminiscent of his father's success, but also for the awe-inspiring display of power by Julio Rodríguez, a local sensation leaving an unforgettable mark on the event.

Week 15 - Power Rankings

  1. Atlanta Braves (60-29) 
  2. TB Rays (58-35) 
  3. Texas Rangers (52-39)
  4. Arizona D-Backs (52-39) 
  5. Baltimore Orioles (54-35)
  6. LA Dodgers (51-38)  
  7. Cincinnati Reds (50-41)
  8. Miami Marlins (53-39)
  9. SF Giants (49-41)
  10. Houston Astros (50-41) 
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