All Star Game
It would be a great moment for New York and the retiring Rivera. His start could even be justified with statistics. But there’s one problem: he’s just not interested.
The push to start Wright in the All-Star Game is paying off. “You can’t stop the momentum,” WFAN co-host Boomer Esiason said Monday.
Carton announced just prior to signing off the air that the final box of 1,500 ballots was about to make its way to the workshop. All told, the team tallied 70,000 votes for D-Wright.
There you have it. Craigie is hoping this catches on as THE definitive “Vote Wright” anthem.
Harvey has “absolutely” thought about making this year’s NL All-Star team. Getting the starting nod would be even better.
WFAN radio co-host Craig Carton promised he’d end Tuesday’s program with the keys — and he delivered.
“As much as I’d like to be here to represent this team in the All-Star game,” the captain said, “we can’t let this become an in-between inning, one-player production.”
As first reported by Deadspin, a member of the Mets’ marketing department reached out to cougarlife.com, “the cougar dating site for younger hot men to meet sexy older professional women,” in an effort to get women to vote for the six-time All-Star.
The derby is scheduled for July 15 at Citi Field as part of All-Star weekend festivities in New York City.
This July, Major League Baseball’s best players will hop on the 7 train and head to Queens for the All-Star game — it’s the first time Citi Field is hosting the mid-summer classic.
Word of baseball writer Bill Chuck’s campaign to start Mariano Rivera in this year’s All-Star Game has traveled all the way to the Bronx. In fact, the Yankees closer knows all about it. And he says thanks, but no thanks.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg welcomed Mets star third baseman and team captain David Wright and other fan favorites to City Hall on Wednesday as more details of the Midsummer Classic were unveiled.
Kevin Durant scored 30 points, MVP Chris Paul had 20 points and 15 assists, and the Western Conference beat the East 143-138 on Sunday night in the NBA All-Star game.
Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam.
Knicks forward Steve Novak will make his three-point contest debut tonight for the beginning of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Houston, Texas.