7/16/2013 | Classic Mo-ment: Rivera's final ASG flawless
It seemed odd to see Mariano Rivera in the eighth inning and not his customary ninth, but the results came back just as effortless as usual in Tuesday night's All-Star Game.
7/16/2013 | Kipnis shines among baseball's brightest stars
Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis made the most of his All-Star moment Tuesday night, ripping an RBI double in the American League's 3-0 victory at the 84th Midsummer Classic.
7/16/2013 | Breaking Barriers winner honored for sharing story
Young Luke Lunday has learned how the power of introspection can change a life. Lunday, the grand prize winner of the annual Breaking Barriers essay contest, was honored at Citi Field on Monday night, and he returned for a trip to the All-Star Game on Tuesday night.
7/16/2013 | Late-bloomer Balfour right on time at All-Star Game
Grant Balfour, who was a late replacement on the American League roster for A's teammate Bartolo Colon, turned in a scoreless inning for the AL All-Stars in their 3-0 victory Tuesday night in New York.
7/16/2013 | All-Star Game memorable for reflective Cardinals
Baseball's 84th All-Star Game will long be remembered as Mariano Rivera's last. His entrance -- aside from it being an inning earlier than usual -- was perfect, with "Enter Sandman" playing and his fellow All-Stars filing out of the dugout and from the bullpen to give the Yankees closer his due moment of recognition. The Cardinals' contingent of six was among those to honor Rivera, a memory each is certain to take back to St. Louis.
7/16/2013 | Fernandez perfect in first ASG vs. heart of AL order
The baseball world gained a better sense of Jose Fernandez's tremendous talents as he recorded a pair of strikeouts while completing a perfect sixth inning against the heart of the American League lineup in Tuesday night's All-Star Game.
7/16/2013 | Votto, Phillips man right side of infield for NL in ASG
When Reds first baseman Joey Votto and second baseman Brandon Phillips took the field in Tuesday's All-Star Game at Citi Field, they became just the fifth set of teammates to comprise the right side of an infield as starters in a Midsummer Classic.
7/16/2013 | Beltran welcomed warmly in former home at ASG
Upon being introduced as All-Stars, both Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina took boos from many in the Citi Field sellout crowd. Carlos Beltran was greeted much more warmly. He received a louder applause than any other non-Mets player on the NL squad.
7/16/2013 | Seaver looks right at home on Citi Field mound
Mets pitching legend Tom Seaver delivered the ceremonial first pitch at the 84th All-Star Game on Tuesday night at Citi Field.
7/16/2013 | Scherzer gives American League a perfect start
Max Scherzer said a few different times he wasn't going to repeat fellow Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander's wild first inning in last year's All-Star Game. Scherzer's 12-pitch perfect inning on Tuesday night couldn't have been more different.
7/16/2013 | American heroes honored in All-Star Game ceremony
Thirty veterans and military service members were honored during a moving ceremony prior to the 84th Major League Baseball All-Star Game Tuesday night at Citi Field.
7/16/2013 | Kershaw turns in perfect All-Star third inning
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw entered in relief of starter Matt Harvey in the third inning of the All-Star Game at Citi Field on Tuesday and got three straight flyouts for the National League, giving him a shutout frame in all three of his appearances in the Midsummer Classic.
7/16/2013 | AL follows Torii's pregame speech to a T
When Detroit Tigers veteran outfielder Torii Hunter addressed the American League squad before Tuesday night's Midsummer Classic at Citi Field, he urged his fellow All-Stars to get the victory for Mariano Rivera. They listened.
7/16/2013 | Thumbs up? Freeman hopeful of weekend return
While gaining increased mobility in his thumb the past two days, Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has grown more confident that he could return to the Braves' lineup during this weekend's series against the White Sox in Chicago.
7/16/2013 | MLB strengthens opposition to discrimination
Major League Baseball, which already has a zero-tolerance policy toward bias of any sort, underscored that commitment to equality on Tuesday by announcing a new code of conduct that strengthens its stance against discrimination based on sexual orientation.
7/16/2013 | Hit by pitch, Cano exits All-Star Game early
Robinson Cano was disappointed to be forced out of Tuesday's All-Star Game so quickly, but the Yankees second baseman said that he was relieved when X-rays came back negative and he was diagnosed with just a bruised right quadriceps.
7/16/2013 | In duel, AL prevails over NL to earn home field
American League pitchers held National League hitters to three hits in a 3-0 blanking at Citi Field, scoring World Series home-field advantage for the Junior Circuit for the first time since 2009.
7/16/2013 | Castro enjoyed every moment of All-Star experience
Though he didn't take the field, Jason Castro walks away from the Midsummer Classic with no regrets. His first All-Star appearance was a thrill, regardless of playing time.
7/16/2013 | Trout's fingerprints all over Midsummer Classic
Mike Trout had never faced the electric Matt Harvey, but that didn't stop the Angels' star outfielder from lining the first pitch of Tuesday's All-Star Game down the right-field line for a double.
7/16/2013 | Mauer lives up to lofty All-Star reputation in AL win
Twins closer Glen Perkins made a guarantee on Monday that Joe Mauer would have at least one hit in the All-Star Game at Citi Field on Tuesday, saying his longtime friend has always had a sense of the moment.
7/16/2013 | Harvey fans three, plunks one in All-Star debut
Matt Harvey's whirlwind two innings included a leadoff double, a plunking of Yankees slugger Robinson Cano and, ultimately, a shutout performance in the National League's 3-0 loss. David Wright played seven innings and finished 1-for-3.
7/16/2013 | Pedroia rushed into duty, but enjoys the extra work
Dustin Pedroia didn't get elected to start Tuesday night's All-Star Game, but he essentially got the chance to anyway.
7/16/2013 | Moore throws perfect frame in first All-Star Game
After all the anticipation, all the fanfare and maybe even a few nervous moments, Matt Moore found two occasions to relax Tuesday night at Citi Field.
7/16/2013 | Cano's dad sees son remaining in pinstripes
Jose Cano held court with a group of reporters in the American League clubhouse at Citi Field prior to Tuesday's All-Star Game, and he said that he expects son Robinson Cano and the Yankees will be able to come to terms on a new contract agreement.
7/16/2013 | With courage and grace, Weiner living life
At the end of Michael Weiner's appearance Tuesday, the assembled members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America gave him a sustained standing ovation. It wasn't enough, but it was all we had at the moment.
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