All Star Game
In a skit on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” the Mets’ ace took to the New York streets to interview Mets fans and native New Yorkers about himself … Matt Harvey.
The first and last pitch of the All-Star Game could well be “New York, New York.”
Amazin’! Mets ace Matt Harvey will be getting the ball for the National League in Tuesday’s All-Star Game at Citi Field.
The extreme heat has settled over the Tri-State area, with temperatures expected to soar into the 90s through at least Friday.
“Just driving here, seeing the jerseys, seeing the buzz, feeling the energy that the All-Star Game means to New York, it’s going to be fun,” Wright told Boomer & Carton.
The opening event for three days of All-Star festivities at Citi Field, the Futures Game certainly had a Mets flavor in their home ballpark.
Tickets for Monday night’s Home Run Derby were available Sunday evening on MLB’s website, priced at $205, $263, $267, $300 and $310. Nearly 2,700 resale tickets were listed on StubHub for $112-$2,327.
“That was probably one of the uglier games I’ve seen in this stadium for sure,” Vernon Wells said. “Just anything we did wrong came back to bite us.”
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.
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.
With Craig recently taking home the 2013 Pulse of the People Award, Boomer will be looking for his redemption.
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.
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?
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.
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.