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Atlanta Braves Manager Fredi Gonzalez Named Coach for 2014 All-Star Game
June 11th, 2014 at 11:21 PM
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, who will take the helm for the National League in this year's All-Star Game at Target Field, has added Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez to his coaching staff. NL All-Star Manager Mike Matheny named #Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and Pirates manager Clint Hurdle as coaches...

Fan Runs on Field at All-Star Game, Gets Tackled by Security
July 18th, 2013 at 8:25 AM
There almost always seems to be "that guy" at any major sporting event, and a teenager happened to fit the mold when he ran on the field in the middle of the fifth inning of Tuesday's All-Star Game at Citi Field. Since the TV feed had gone to a commercial,...

Most Major League Baseball Players Say Home Run Record Belongs to Barry Bonds
July 17th, 2013 at 6:38 PM
It's obviously a small sample size, but Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports took a poll of 15 Major League Baseball players at the All-Star Game asking whether Roger Maris or Barry Bonds held the single-season home run record, particularly with the pace Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is on. Of...

Mariano Rivera Wins 2013 All-Star Game MVP: Video
July 17th, 2013 at 3:24 PM
He may play for the New York Yankees, but Mariano Rivera will retire at the end of this season as the game's all-time best closer. Rivera was recognized as such with the All-Star Game MVP award Tuesday night at Citi Field. ***VIDEO1*** Rivera worked a perfect eighth inning in a set up...

Craig Kimbrel Gives up Run in National League All-Star Game Loss to American League
July 17th, 2013 at 8:21 AM
In an All-Star Game that was more about Mariano Rivera than anything, the 2013 Midsummer Classic was a low-scoring affair as the American League won 3-0, their first win since 2009. ***VIDEO1*** Rivera entered in the eighth inning, ensuring a National League rally at Citi Field wouldn't end his chances of getting...