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MLB All-Star Game

Derek Jeter (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) and Adam Wainwright (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) during the 85th MLB All-Star Game.

Palladino: Wainwright Controversy Exemplifies Why ASG Shouldn’t Affect October

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.

07/18/2014

Tony Gwynn (Photo by Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

MLB, FOX Defend Tony Gwynn Omission During ASG, Offer Explanation

“The baseball family has sadly lost a number of people this year and did not want to slight anyone by singling out one individual.”

07/17/2014

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees looks on during the Gatorade All-Star Workout Day at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Yankees Captain Derek Jeter Relaxed, Ready For Final All-Star Act

“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.

07/15/2014

American League All-Star Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland A's bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yoenis Cespedes Tops Todd Frazier In Final, Wins 2nd Straight HR Derby

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.

07/15/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 13: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up before their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014 in Oakland, California.

MUST-WATCH: Celebs, Fans, Players Pay Tribute To Jeter In Commercial

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.

07/14/2014

Mookie Wilson opens up All-Star FanFest at the Javits Center in 2013. (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

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