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  • Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season

    Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season
    If reports are true that the Oakland Athletics have made their second blockbuster deal of the summer and sent Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes, then there’s really only one way to look at the situation:...
  • Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels

    Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orioles center fielderĀ Adam Jones wasn’t worried at all that participating in the All-Star Game Home Run Derby would mess with his swing in the second half of the season. Jones said he seldom deviates from his swing-from-the-...
  • Clayton Kershaw says Adam Wainwright deserves to start All-Star game

    Clayton Kershaw says Adam Wainwright deserves to start All-Star game
    If the Dodgers advance to the World Series this year, Clayton Kershaw might start the All-Star game next year. That might be the only way, or so it might seem. Kershaw could be the best pitcher in the major leagues, but he will not start the All-Star...
  • Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter

    Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter
    MINNEAPOLIS — To no one's surprise, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was named the American League starter in Tuesday's All-Star Game. But Cardinals manager Mike Matheny had a much tougher choice and ultimately went with his own pitcher, Adam...
  • Cespedes wins Home Run Derby again

    Cespedes wins Home Run Derby again
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Yoenis Cespedes successfully defended his All-Star Home Run Derby title Monday night at Target Field. Cespedes, representing the American League, beat Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round. A year ago, the...
  • More on Adam Jones, the Home Run Derby and his relationship with fans

    More on Adam Jones, the Home Run Derby and his relationship with fans
    Writing another piece about Orioles center fielder Adam Jones as he prepares to play in tonight’s All-Star Game could have been a real challenge. After all, we have written about the man hundreds of times in his career with the Orioles. But I...
  • Dodgers' Kershaw waiting for first All-Star start

    MINNEAPOLIS — If the Dodgers advance to the World Series this year, Clayton Kershaw might start the All-Star Game next year. That might be the only way, or so it might seem. Kershaw could be the best pitcher in the major leagues, but he will not...
  • Adam Jones earns Orioles fans $7 off tickets with Home Run Derby performance

    Adam Jones earns Orioles fans $7 off tickets with Home Run Derby performance
    Adam Jones was one of the highlights from last night's Home Run Derby, even if he didn't make it past the second round. His ubiquitous WWE title belt made another appearance, he stared down Jett Ruiz for the rare Home Run Derby brushback pitch, and...
  • Money matters will spark competition in Eagles camp

    Money matters will spark competition in Eagles camp
    Nick Fierro reports that money matters surrounding Brandon Graham and Bradley Fletcher will fuel completion when the Eagles open camp in 10 days … South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, on trial for the murder of his...
  • All-Star Game just doesn't carry the same luster in today's era

    Baseball's All-Star Game meant a great deal to me when I was a young fan. So it saddens me to see what an embattled institution it's become. The numbers are undeniable. As SI.com's Richard Deitsch noted Monday, last year’s television audience of...
  • Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes wins home run derby

    The 2013 home run derby champion lit up the park again and defended his title. In the derby final, Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes outslugged Reds third baseman Todd Frazier, 9-1, to win the MLB All-Star home run derby at Target Field in...