MLB All-Star Game

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. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Back To Back: A’s Cespedes Wins Second Straight Home Run Derby

Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.

07/14/2014

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

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

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

Cabrera, Sandoval, Posey

Giants’ Posey, Cabrera, Sandoval To Start All-Star Game

Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval and Melky Cabrera overcame deficits to win starting spots. Matt Cain, who pitched a perfect game in June, made the NL pitching staff.

07/01/2012

Brad Pitt Featured On Opening Segment Of MLB All-Star Game

Brad Pitt Featured On Opening Segment Of MLB All-Star Game

Before the players hit the field for Major League Baseball’s All-Star game, sports fans got to hear from another all-star in action: Brad Pitt…

CBS San Francisco–07/13/2011

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