Mike Axisa

CBS Sports Writer /

2018 MLB Home Run Derby results, bracket: Bryce Harper walks it off in Nationals Park

Harper rallied to beat Kyle Schwarber in the final round

First-time MLB All-Star Game participant J.A. Happ is no stranger to trade rumors

Happ is expected to be traded before the July 31 deadline

The small adjustment that turned Rays lefty Blake Snell into an All-Star

Snell changed his position on the rubber and it turned him into an ace

In the era of strikeouts, Rockies' Trevor Story started making more contact and became an All-Star

The Rockies slugger and first-time All-Star cut his strikeout rate quite a bit in 2018

All-Star Game 2018: Blake Treinen is back in Washington, this time as a closer with the A's

Treinen played parts of four seasons with the Nationals before being traded away last year

MLB All-Star Game: Reds' Taylor Trammell, Hunter Greene shine in 2018 Futures Game, plus other takeaways

Lots of home runs were hit Sunday. Lots and lots of home runs

2018 MLB Futures Game: Start time, TV schedule, live stream info, things to know

Here is everything you need to know about Sunday afternoon's Futures Game

Giants trade deadline: Breaking down potential fits, needs, best targets

The Giants may have a tough time improving their team and staying under the luxury tax threshold

MLB Saturday scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Pirates sweep sluggish Brewers in doubleheader

Plus the Red Sox stay hot with a walk-off win. Here is everything you need to know about Saturday's MLB action

Cardinals fire manager Mike Matheny, coaches John Mabry and Bill Mueller

Matheny's firing comes soon after reports of clubhouse issues began to surface

Nats manager Dave Martinez meets with Bryce Harper after failure to run out ground ball

Because this is what's holding the Nationals back, apparently

Diamondbacks trade deadline: Breaking down potential fits, needs, best targets, trade chips

The D-Backs need another bat to stay in the NL West race

Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com, and YESNetwork.com. Mike is a native New Yorker.

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