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.
National League manager Bruce Bochy also selected Sergio Romo, his San Francisco Giants closer, as a replacement pick Sunday.
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?
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.
The latest update of the National League All-Star ballot voting totals has been released by Major League Baseball, and there are some extremely close races involving three San Francisco Giants players.
Current New York Mets manager Terry Collins and former skipper Davey Johnson have been selected as coaches for next month’s All-Star game at Citi Field in NYC. They were picked Thursday by the San Francisco Giants’ Bruce Bochy, the NL’s manager.
Major League Soccer unveiled the ballots and launched fan voting for the 2013 MLS All-Star Game on Monday. The six players up for selection from the San Jose Earthquakes are Chris Wondolowski, Victor Bernardez, Justin Morrow, Sam Cronin, Adam Jahn and Jon Busch.
Make sure you’re prepared for the notorious wind and cold at Candlestick Park.
John Madden looked at the four major sports and how baseball’s All Star Game seems to get it right.
A quartet of San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A’s closer will be watched by millions on Tuesday night as the All-Star game returns to Kansas City and beautiful Kauffman Stadium for the first time since 1973.