All Star Game

Wheelchair bound athletes put their skills on display at the MLB All Star Fan Fest. (Credit CBS 2)

New York Mets And Major League Baseball Reach Out To Wheelchair Athletes

With all of the excitement surrounding the upcoming Major League Baseball All Star Game the timing was perfect for athletes from the Wheelchair Sports Federation to put their own skills on display on Sunday.

07/14/2013

Mookie Wilson opens up FanFest at the Javits Center (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

2013 All-Star FanFest Kicks Off At Javits Center

All-Star festivities in New York officially kicked off Friday when the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center opened its doors to FanFest, the world’s largest interactive baseball theme park.

07/12/2013

Jennie Finch (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images), Rollie Fingers (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton Announce Rosters For All-Star Legends And Celebrity Softball Game

With Craig recently taking home the 2013 Pulse of the People Award, Boomer will be looking for his redemption.

07/12/2013

Pedro Alvarez (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

What Controversy? Alvarez Replaces CarGo In Wright’s HR Derby Team

Wright found himself on the receiving end of backlash from fans, players and broadcasters in Pittsburgh this week for leaving Alvarez off his derby team.

07/12/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NL

With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?

07/11/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey ‘On Board’ With Mets’ Decision To Skip Start

The right-hander won’t take the mound on Saturday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, making it even more likely he could start the All-Star Game.

07/11/2013

The Mets-Willets Point stop on the 7 Train (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

LIRR Urging Baseball Fans To Take The Train To The Game During All-Star Week

The train, on the railroad’s Port Washington branch, takes just 19 minutes from Penn Station and 17 minutes from Great Neck, LIRR president Helena Williams said.

07/10/2013

Replica baseball diamond being built for MLB FanFest at the Javits Center. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

MLB FanFest Touted As ‘Baseball Heaven On Earth’

Ahead of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game at Citi Field Tuesday night, a big FanFest will be held at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center beginning on Friday.

07/10/2013

USA softball Gold Medalist Jennie Finch swings at the 2012 Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Sorry, Craig: Boomer Lands Jennie Finch For NL All-Star Celebrity Team

Retired U.S. softball star Jennie Finch says she’s National League through and through.

07/10/2013

Tom Seaver throws out the first pitch prior to the inaugural game at Citi Field in 2009. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tom Seaver Set To Throw First Pitch At All-Star Game

The Mets great, recovering from Stage 3 Lyme disease, says he’s been practicing daily with the winemaker at his California vineyard.

07/10/2013

Jon Niese (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Jonathon Niese Cleared To Start Throwing; Shaun Marcum To Miss Next Start

John Ricco said before Monday night’s game in San Francisco that Jonathon Niese has been cleared to start throwing again. Shaun Marcum, however, had his right hand examined by a specialist in St. Louis and will miss his next scheduled start Saturday.

07/09/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Harvey Pitching With Blister On Right Index Finger, Might Miss Next Start

Following the Mets’ marathon victory over the Giants on Monday night, manager Terry Collins informed reporters that the staff ace has been pitching with a blister on his right index finger for much of the past month.

07/09/2013

Mr. Met, mascot of the New York Mets, poses on Sunday, June 23, 2013 in Central Park. (Photo by Thomas Levinson/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

A Guide To 2013 MLB All-Star Week In New York

The last time the All-Star Game was held in Queens was during Shea Stadium’s inaugural season in 1964. Next week, the event comes to Citi Field for the first time, meaning days full of festivities that will culminate in the 84th MLB All-Star Game.

07/09/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Clayton Kershaw: Mets Ace Matt Harvey Should Start All-Star Game

“He should (start),” Kershaw told FOXSports.com. “There’s no reason, especially if it’s in New York, that he shouldn’t start. That’s what the fans will want. I’ve got no problem with that.”

07/08/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Palladino: Matt Harvey Needs To Start All-Star Game

On the day Zack Wheeler made nobody yearn for the future in his Citi Field debut, we’re once again forced to talk about Matt Harvey.

07/01/2013

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