Best 2013 MLB photos, so far

With the All-Star game around the corner, that means that we have already reached the halfway point for the 2013 baseball season. Take a look at our favorite images from the first half of the MLB season.


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The sun sets over Busch Stadium during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 6, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Diamondbacks 12-8.
ST. LOUIS, MO - JUNE 6: The sun sets over Busch Stadium during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 6, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Diamondbacks 12-8. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
The sun sets over Busch Stadium during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 6, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Diamondbacks 12-8.
A trespasser tries to jump the outfield wall as security guards pull him down during the Toronto Blue Jays MLB game against the Boston Red Sox on April 7, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
TORONTO, CANADA - APRIL 7: A trespasser tries to jump the outfield wall as security guards pull him down during the Toronto Blue Jays MLB game against the Boston Red Sox on April 7, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
A trespasser tries to jump the outfield wall as security guards pull him down during the Toronto Blue Jays MLB game against the Boston Red Sox on April 7, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Fireworks are seen after the game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 11, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 3-1.
;PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 11: (EDITORS NOTE: This Image was taken with a fisheye lens.) Fireworks are seen after the game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 11, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 3-1. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)
Fireworks are seen after the game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 11, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 3-1.
Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Washington Nationals and announcer Julie Alexandria get a gatorade bath after a 8-1 victory against the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park on April 25, 2013 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 25: Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Washington Nationals and announcer Julie Alexandria get a gatorade bath after a 8-1 victory against the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park on April 25, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Washington Nationals and announcer Julie Alexandria get a gatorade bath after a 8-1 victory against the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park on April 25, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Nelson Cruz #17 of the Texas Rangers leaps over the right field wall but is unable to catch a home run hit by Mike Carp #37 of the Boston Red Sox in the 5th inning during a game at Fenway Park on June 4, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.
#BOSTON, MA - JUNE 4: Nelson Cruz #17 of the Texas Rangers leaps over the right field wall but is unable to catch a home run hit by Mike Carp #37 of the Boston Red Sox in the 5th inning during a game at Fenway Park on June 4, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Nelson Cruz #17 of the Texas Rangers leaps over the right field wall but is unable to catch a home run hit by Mike Carp #37 of the Boston Red Sox in the 5th inning during a game at Fenway Park on June 4, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.
A home run ball hit by Humberto Quintero #12 of the Philadelphia Phillies goes past the head of Jason Heyward #22 of the Atlanta Braves as he jumps to make the catch at Citizens Bank Park on July 5, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
-PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 05: A home run ball hit by Humberto Quintero #12 of the Philadelphia Phillies goes past the head of Jason Heyward #22 of the Atlanta Braves as he jumps to make the catch at Citizens Bank Park on July 5, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
A home run ball hit by Humberto Quintero #12 of the Philadelphia Phillies goes past the head of Jason Heyward #22 of the Atlanta Braves as he jumps to make the catch at Citizens Bank Park on July 5, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Members from all branches of the armed forces and a representative from Rolling Thunder, throws out the first pitch before the game. The Boston Red Sox host the San Diego Padres at Fenway Park, July 4, 2013.
BOSTON - JULY 4: Members from all branches of the armed forces and a representative from Rolling Thunder, throws out the first pitch before the game. The Boston Red Sox host the San Diego Padres at Fenway Park, July 4, 2013. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Members from all branches of the armed forces and a representative from Rolling Thunder, throws out the first pitch before the game. The Boston Red Sox host the San Diego Padres at Fenway Park, July 4, 2013.
Boston Red Sox player Jonny Gomes is hit by Cleveland Indians pitcher Rich Hill during seventh inning action at Fenway Park on Friday, May 24, 2013.
BOSTON - MAY 24: Boston Red Sox player Jonny Gomes is hit by Cleveland Indians pitcher Rich Hill during seventh inning action at Fenway Park on Friday, May 24, 2013. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox player Jonny Gomes is hit by Cleveland Indians pitcher Rich Hill during seventh inning action at Fenway Park on Friday, May 24, 2013.
Darin Downs #38 of the Detroit Tigers and the son of head athletic trainer Kevin Rand stand in the outfield during batting practice before an MLB game against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 2, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
5TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 2: Darin Downs #38 of the Detroit Tigers and the son of head athletic trainer Kevin Rand stand in the outfield during batting practice before an MLB game against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 2, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
Darin Downs #38 of the Detroit Tigers and the son of head athletic trainer Kevin Rand stand in the outfield during batting practice before an MLB game against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 2, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Manager Don Mattingly (R) of the Los Angeles Dodgers pushes down coach Alan Trammell #3 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during a bench clearing brawl in the seventh inning at Dodger Stadium on June 11, 2013 in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Manager Don Mattingly (R) of the Los Angeles Dodgers pushes down coach Alan Trammell #3 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during a bench clearing brawl in the seventh inning at Dodger Stadium on June 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Manager Don Mattingly (R) of the Los Angeles Dodgers pushes down coach Alan Trammell #3 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during a bench clearing brawl in the seventh inning at Dodger Stadium on June 11, 2013 in Los Angeles.
Leftfielder Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies leaps against the wall to catch a foul ball for an out on Carlos Quentin #18 of the San Diego Padres in the first inning during Opening Day at Coors Field on April 5, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.
8DENVER, CO - APRIL 05: Leftfielder Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies leaps against the wall to catch a foul ball for an out on Carlos Quentin #18 of the San Diego Padres in the first inning during Opening Day at Coors Field on April 5, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Leftfielder Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies leaps against the wall to catch a foul ball for an out on Carlos Quentin #18 of the San Diego Padres in the first inning during Opening Day at Coors Field on April 5, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.
Boston Mayor M. Thomas Menino, escorted by Red Sox president Larry Lucchino, during the annual pre-opening day tour at Fenway Park. John Coyne stands atop a ladder high against the green monster wall in left field as he presses down on the letter "c" of a word for an ad that he spray-glued to the wall.
|BOSTON - APRIL 5: Boston Mayor M. Thomas Menino, escorted by Red Sox president Larry Lucchino, during the annual pre-opening day tour at Fenway Park. John Coyne stands atop a ladder high against the green monster wall in left field as he presses down on the letter "c" of a word for an ad that he spray-glued to the wall. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Boston Mayor M. Thomas Menino, escorted by Red Sox president Larry Lucchino, during the annual pre-opening day tour at Fenway Park. John Coyne stands atop a ladder high against the green monster wall in left field as he presses down on the letter "c" of a word for an ad that he spray-glued to the wall.
Carlos Quentin #18 of the San Diego Padres slams into Zack Greinke #21 of the Los Angeles Dodgers as he charges the mound during the sixth inning at Petco Park on April 11, 2013 in San Diego, California. Greinke would break his collarbone in the fight.
:SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 11: Carlos Quentin #18 of the San Diego Padres slams into Zack Greinke #21 of the Los Angeles Dodgers as he charges the mound during the sixth inning at Petco Park on April 11, 2013 in San Diego, California. Greinke would break his collarbone in the fight. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
Carlos Quentin #18 of the San Diego Padres slams into Zack Greinke #21 of the Los Angeles Dodgers as he charges the mound during the sixth inning at Petco Park on April 11, 2013 in San Diego, California. Greinke would break his collarbone in the fight.
The sun shines through the top of Citizens Bank Park before the start of a baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and St. Louis Cardinals on April 20, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 20: The sun shines through the top of Citizens Bank Park before the start of a baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and St. Louis Cardinals on April 20, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)
The sun shines through the top of Citizens Bank Park before the start of a baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and St. Louis Cardinals on April 20, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals takes a photo of teammate Alcides Escobar #2 as snow falls during a delay in a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium on May 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. The game was postponed due to weather.
:KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 2: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals takes a photo of teammate Alcides Escobar #2 as snow falls during a delay in a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium on May 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. The game was postponed due to weather. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)
Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals takes a photo of teammate Alcides Escobar #2 as snow falls during a delay in a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium on May 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. The game was postponed due to weather.
Sergeant Leroy Petry of the United States Army, a Medal of Honor recipient who lost a hand during combat, holds the baseball as he prepares to deliver it to the mound prior to the game between the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres at Safeco Field on May 27, 2013 in Seattle, Washington.
eSEATTLE, WA - MAY 27: Sergeant Leroy Petry of the United States Army, a Medal of Honor recipient who lost a hand during combat, holds the baseball as he prepares to deliver it to the mound prior to the game between the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres at Safeco Field on May 27, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Sergeant Leroy Petry of the United States Army, a Medal of Honor recipient who lost a hand during combat, holds the baseball as he prepares to deliver it to the mound prior to the game between the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres at Safeco Field on May 27, 2013 in Seattle, Washington.
Seagulls fly over the field as George Kontos #70 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the New York Mets in the 15th inning at AT&T Park on July 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 08: Seagulls fly over the field as George Kontos #70 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the New York Mets in the 15th inning at AT&T Park on July 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seagulls fly over the field as George Kontos #70 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the New York Mets in the 15th inning at AT&T Park on July 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California.
The sun sets over Citi Field during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets on June 11, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 11: The sun sets over Citi Field during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets on June 11, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
The sun sets over Citi Field during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets on June 11, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.
George Kottaras #26 of the Kansas City Royals and Robbie Ross #46 of the Texas Rangers compete in a rookie cow-milking contest sponsored by Dairy Max at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 1, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.
ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 1: George Kottaras #26 of the Kansas City Royals and Robbie Ross #46 of the Texas Rangers compete in a rookie cow-milking contest sponsored by Dairy Max at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 1, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)
George Kottaras #26 of the Kansas City Royals and Robbie Ross #46 of the Texas Rangers compete in a rookie cow-milking contest sponsored by Dairy Max at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 1, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.
The sun sets as the Chicago Cubs play the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Reds defeated the Cubs 12-2.
CHICAGO, IL- JUNE 11: The sun sets as the Chicago Cubs play the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Reds defeated the Cubs 12-2. (Photo by Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images)
The sun sets as the Chicago Cubs play the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Reds defeated the Cubs 12-2.
Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics climbs the outfield wall while trying to field a two-run home run hit by Nelson Cruz #17 of the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the fifth inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 17, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.
?ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 17: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics climbs the outfield wall while trying to field a two-run home run hit by Nelson Cruz #17 of the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the fifth inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 17, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics climbs the outfield wall while trying to field a two-run home run hit by Nelson Cruz #17 of the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the fifth inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 17, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.
Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels, top, and left fielder J.B. Shuck #39 tumble to the ground after they collided following Aybar's catch of a fly ball hit by Andy Dirks #12 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning at Comerica Park on June 26, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
UDETROIT, MI - JUNE 26: Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels, top, and left fielder J.B. Shuck #39 tumble to the ground after they collided following Aybar's catch of a fly ball hit by Andy Dirks #12 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning at Comerica Park on June 26, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)
Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels, top, and left fielder J.B. Shuck #39 tumble to the ground after they collided following Aybar's catch of a fly ball hit by Andy Dirks #12 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning at Comerica Park on June 26, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics signs Coco Crisp Bobbleheads, that were a free give-away, before the Athletics game against the St. Louis Cardinals at O.co Coliseum on June 29, 2013 in Oakland, California.
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 29: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics signs Coco Crisp Bobbleheads, that were a free give-away, before the Athletics game against the St. Louis Cardinals at O.co Coliseum on June 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics signs Coco Crisp Bobbleheads, that were a free give-away, before the Athletics game against the St. Louis Cardinals at O.co Coliseum on June 29, 2013 in Oakland, California.
Mike Aviles #4 of the Cleveland Indians forces out Jordan Danks #20 of the Chicago White Sox during the sixth inning on June 30, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 30: Mike Aviles #4 of the Cleveland Indians forces out Jordan Danks #20 of the Chicago White Sox during the sixth inning on June 30, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
Mike Aviles #4 of the Cleveland Indians forces out Jordan Danks #20 of the Chicago White Sox during the sixth inning on June 30, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.
Fans cheer after Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics dove into the crowd to catch a ball hit by Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on June 30, 2013 in Oakland, California.
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 30: Fans cheer after Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics dove into the crowd to catch a ball hit by Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on June 30, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Fans cheer after Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics dove into the crowd to catch a ball hit by Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on June 30, 2013 in Oakland, California.
Munenori Kawasaki #66 of the Toronto Blue Jays does a headstand while warming up before MLB game action against the Detroit Tigers on July 1, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 1: Munenori Kawasaki #66 of the Toronto Blue Jays does a headstand while warming up before MLB game action against the Detroit Tigers on July 1, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
Munenori Kawasaki #66 of the Toronto Blue Jays does a headstand while warming up before MLB game action against the Detroit Tigers on July 1, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Eric Chavez #12 of the Arizona Diamondbacks is tagged out by Anthony Recker #20 of the New York Mets for the final out of the 13th inning at Citi Field on July 4, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.
*NEW YORK, NY - JULY 04: Eric Chavez #12 of the Arizona Diamondbacks is tagged out by Anthony Recker #20 of the New York Mets for the final out of the 13th inning at Citi Field on July 4, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Eric Chavez #12 of the Arizona Diamondbacks is tagged out by Anthony Recker #20 of the New York Mets for the final out of the 13th inning at Citi Field on July 4, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.
Infielder Aaron Hill #2 of the Arizona Diamondbacks leaps as he attempts to catch an errant throw over the sliding Andre Ethier #16 of the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on July 9, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.
?PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 09: Infielder Aaron Hill #2 of the Arizona Diamondbacks leaps as he attempts to catch an errant throw over the sliding Andre Ethier #16 of the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on July 9, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Infielder Aaron Hill #2 of the Arizona Diamondbacks leaps as he attempts to catch an errant throw over the sliding Andre Ethier #16 of the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on July 9, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham (15) and third baseman Conor Gillaspie (12) collide on a pop up by New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (not pictured) during the ninth inning at U.S. Cellular Field.
aJun 25, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham (15) and third baseman Conor Gillaspie (12) collide on a pop up by New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (not pictured) during the ninth inning at U.S. Cellular Field. The Chicago White Sox defeated the New York Mets 5-4. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham (15) and third baseman Conor Gillaspie (12) collide on a pop up by New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (not pictured) during the ninth inning at U.S. Cellular Field.
Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) is unable to make a leaping catch at the outfield wall of a two-run home run by St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay (not pictured) in the second inning at Angel Stadium.
.Jul 3, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) is unable to make a leaping catch at the outfield wall of a two-run home run by St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay (not pictured) in the second inning at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) is unable to make a leaping catch at the outfield wall of a two-run home run by St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay (not pictured) in the second inning at Angel Stadium.

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