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All-Star Game

American League All-Star Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees poses with the MVP trophy after the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Rivera’s All-Star Farewell

Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera was named the All-Star Game’s MVP in his farewell season as he helped the American League players shut out the National League squad 3-0.

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American League All-Star pitcher Grant Balfour walks off the mound during the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

A’s Balfour Helps Shut Out National League In All-Star Game

The AL’s 3-0 victory at Citi Field on Tuesday night was an arms showcase. It was just the third shutout for the AL, following 1946 at Boston’s Fenway Park and 1990 at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.

07/16/2013

Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on July 8, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

A’s Bartolo Colon Among All-Stars Playing Under Drug Cloud

Four All-Stars this year – San Diego shortstop Everth Cabrera, Oakland pitcher Bartolo Colon, Texas outfielder Nelson Cruz and Detroit shortstop Jhonny Peralta – have been linked in media reports to Biogenesis, the closed Florida anti-aging clinic accused of distributing PEDs.

07/16/2013

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Bochy Says All-Star Game Highlighted By Young Phenoms

“These guys are coming up now with incredible talent, these young players,” National League manager Bruce Bochy said. “I think they are just getting better, faster, bigger, stronger still, and it’s impressive to watch.”

07/16/2013

Chris Wondolowski #19 of the United States celebrates scoring. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

‘Quakes Wondolowski Among 20 Selected As MLS All-Stars

Chris Wondolowski of the San Jose Earthquakes is among 20 players on the roster for the league’s All-Star game on July 31.

07/16/2013

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics poses with the trophy after winning Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Cespedes Impresses At Home Run Derby

A’s outfielder Yoenis Cespedes slugged his way to victory at the All-Star Home Run Derby Monday night.

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Home run Derby participant Yoenis Cespedes bats during the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Elsa/Getty Images)

A’s Cespedes Steals Show From All-Stars, Wins HR Derby

Yoenis Cespedes won baseball’s Home Run Derby on Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star game to take home the crown.

07/15/2013

Pitcher Sergio Romo  of the SF Giants. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants’ Sergio Romo Added To All-Star Game

National League manager Bruce Bochy also selected Sergio Romo, his San Francisco Giants closer, as a replacement pick Sunday.

07/15/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NL

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?

07/11/2013

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Slugger Yoenis Cespedes In Home Run Derby

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics will swing for the Citi Field fences in the Home Run Derby next Monday night, rounding out the eight-player field.

07/09/2013

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