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MLB All-Star Game

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

Lawsuit Accuses MLB Of Violating Labor Laws During FanFest

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.

08/07/2013

Carlos Beltran (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Carlos Beltran Could See Himself Going Into Hall Of Fame As A Met

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.”

07/17/2013

Fan who ran onto the field at 84th All-Star Game (Credit: Twitter/@MasoneDylan)

Fan Runs Onto Field At All-Star Game After Getting 1,000 Retweets

The fan was arrested and charged with interfering with a professional sporting event, the New York Police Department confirmed.

07/17/2013

The red carpet on 42nd Street for the ninth annual MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show. (credit: WCBS 880's Paul Murnane)

MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show Gives Fans Free Up-Close Look At Players

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.

07/16/2013

The Oakland A’s Yoenis Cespedes bats during the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

A’s Cespedes Brings Citi Field To Its Knees, Wins Home Run Derby

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.

07/15/2013

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

Mets third baseman David Wright (file/Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

David Wright Takes Commanding Lead Over Sandoval In All-Star Game Voting

Barring a huge late push by Sandoval’s fans, David Wright looks set to start the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field.

07/02/2013

Babe Ruth (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: ‘The Ultimate Blast’ — An All-Time Great Home Run Derby

Since the Midsummer Classic will be preceded by a home-run contest on the previous day, I offer this fantasy all-time Home Run Derby called “The Ultimate Blast.”

06/17/2013

John Franco (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

John Franco To Lead ‘Team Franco’ In All-Star Game 5K At Prospect Park

The fourth MLB All-Star Game 5K & Fun Run presented by Nike will benefit Sandy Relief and take place on Saturday, July 13th in Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York.

06/16/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets Manager Terry Collins Selected To Be Coach For All-Star Game At Citi Field

Current Mets manager Terry Collins and former skipper Davey Johnson have been selected as coaches for next month’s All-Star Game at Citi Field.

06/13/2013

Melky Cabrera

Giants Outfielder Melky Cabrera Suspended 50 Games

Melky Cabrera has been suspended 50 games by the MLB after testing positive for testosterone.

08/15/2012

Byrdak and Wright of the Mets look on as Adam LaRoche of the Nationals runs the bases after his seventh inning two run home run at Citi Field (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Mets Should Not Tolerate Finger-Pointing

Losers in their last 12 of 13 games, the New York Mets must get themselves together and pull out of this slump soon for any chance at salvaging the season.

07/25/2012

Luke Bryan with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Luke Bryan A ‘True Southern Gentleman’ As He Re-Defends National Anthem Performance

Fresh off his performance of the National Anthem at the MLB All-Star Game, Luke Bryan appeared on Good Morning America‘s Summer Concert Series on Friday (July 13th). Robin Roberts called Luke a ‘true southern gentleman,’ as he humbly defended his performance. Following the interview, Luke had NYC’s Central Park early morning cowgirls swooning as the crowd joined in when he performed his recent number one smash hit single, “Drunk On You!”

07/16/2012

Matt Harvey (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

New York Mets Prospect Matt Harvey Shines In Triple-A All-Star Game

New York Mets prospect Matt Harvey worked two shutout innings in front of the hometown fans in Buffalo at the Triple-A All-Star game Wednesday night.

07/12/2012

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