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Trout MVP in Jeter's final ASG

Beloved New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter helped the American League to a 5-3 All-Star Game win Tuesday night, going 2-for-2 with a double and a run in his final Midsummer Classic. MVP honors, however, went to the almost-undisputed best player in baseball, Mike Trout; the Los Angeles Angels outfielder went 2-for-3 with a double, triple and two RBIs -- including the game-winner. St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, meanwhile, stirred some controversy by saying he intentionally took it easy on Jeter (he later walked back a bit on his comments). Did Jeter get snubbed? Do you have a problem with Wainwright?

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  • Where does Derek Jeter rank among the best baseball players of all time?

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  • Will the Yankees (47-47) make the playoffs this season?

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Over the next week, Buster Olney is ranking the 10 best in MLB in a variety of categories. Today he is analyzing the league's best rotations Insider. Do you agree with his list? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

More: Top 10 lineups

Baseball's best rotations

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Pictured: Sonny Gray

Braves

Braves

Pictured: Julio Teheran

Cardinals

Cardinals

Pictured: Adam Wainwright

Dodgers

Dodgers

Pictured: Clayton Kershaw

Nationals

Nationals

Pictured: Stephen Strasburg

Pirates

Pirates

Pictured: Francisco Liriano

Rangers

Rangers

Pictured: Yu Darvish

Rays

Rays

Pictured: Matt Moore

Reds

Reds

Pictured: Mat Latos

Tigers

Tigers

Pictured: Max Scherzer

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Over the next week, Buster Olney will be ranking the 10 best in MLB in a variety of categories. He starts with the top 10 lineups. As one executive noted to Olney, "When you start looking at the projected lineups for 2014, there are not many dominant lineups. Most clubs have a couple of spots that have young players, or players returning from injuries. So almost all have a couple of questions." Click here to see Olney's top 10 Insider and submit your own ballot by clicking on the images below.

Baseball's top 10 lineups

A's

A's

Pictured: Yoenis Cespedes

Angels

Angels

Pictured: Mike Trout

Cardinals

Cardinals

Pictured: Allen Craig

Indians

Indians

Pictured: Nick Swisher

Rangers

Rangers

Pictured: Prince Fielder

Red Sox

Red Sox

Pictured: David Ortiz

Rockies

Rockies

Pictured: Carlos Gonzalez

Royals

Royals

Pictured: Alex Gordon

Tigers

Tigers

Pictured: Miguel Cabrera

Yankees

Yankees

Pictured: Jacoby Ellsbury

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Red Sox win Series in six games

For the first time in 95 years, the Boston Red Sox fans got it: a World Series title clinched at Fenway Park. The win, sealed with a 6-1 victory Wednesday night, adds a third trophy to their post-curse case -- enough to bring up the "D" word. And we don't mean "David Ortiz," whose walk-filled Game 6 added to his MVP performance (.688/.760/1.188, seven runs, six RBIs, two homers). Is Papi the best postseason hitter ever? Is Boston MLB's best franchise?

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  • Which is the best-run franchise in baseball?

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  • Which is the better baseball city?

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  • How will the Cardinals fare in 2014?

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John Farrell vs. Mike Matheny

Neither John Farrell nor Mike Matheny have a whole lot of experience as managers, and it's shown at times in the World Series. Farrell and Matheny have made both great calls and somewhat questionable ones in the first five games of one of the more exciting World Series in recent memory. Which manager has been doing the better job with the tools he's been given?

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