MLB All-Star Game
Hank Steinbrenner says Alex Rodriguez is having “one of the greatest comeback years any player has ever had.” But it’s not enough to earn him a place on the AL’s All-Star team.
The All-Star Game will have a Kansas City flavor, just not as much as it appeared last month. As for New York? The Big Apple will have to settle for bench players.
The All-Star Game is nearly here, which means the complaining has begun. Here’s a tip to enjoy the events: rediscover your inner kid.
I only had to watch Mike Trout for one game to know what the starting center fielder in the All-Star Game should look like. But his counterpart in the Yankees’ dugout deserves a trip to Cincinnati, too.
If the old rules applied to the All-Star Game, Wainwright’s pitch and Jeter’s resultant double would not have created even a ripple of controversy.
“The baseball family has sadly lost a number of people this year and did not want to slight anyone by singling out one individual.”
“This is a game that I’ve truly always looked forward to. I’ve appreciated the time that I’ve had here. So it’s kind of difficult to say that I’ll try to enjoy it more,” Jeter said on Monday.
Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star skills contest in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round Monday night.
Some of those in the commercial include Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Jon Lester, Rudy Giuliani, Spike Lee, Carmelo Anthony, Billy Crystal, Phil Jackson, Jeanie Buss and Maya Moore.
A lawsuit filed Wednesday on behalf of a volunteer at last month’s 2013 All-Star FanFest claims Major League Baseball violated federal and state minimum wage laws by failing to pay more than 2,000 volunteers.
The veteran admitted that, even though he still has years in front of him, he’s thought about going into the Hall as a Met. “It could be, I don’t know how that works,” Beltran said. “I don’t know how you choose that. But yeah, it could happen.”
The fan was arrested and charged with interfering with a professional sporting event, the New York Police Department confirmed.
The trip started at Bryant Park on 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue, on about 80,000 square feet of red carpet, and continued past Grand Central Terminal.
The Oakland Athletics slugger beat Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round Monday night at reconfigured Citi Field, hitting the decisive drive with five swings to spare.
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.