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  • Stanton falls short in Home Run Derby; Cespedes repeats

    Stanton falls short in Home Run Derby; Cespedes repeats
    Giancarlo Stanton provided a glimpse of his prodigious power for a national television audience Monday night in Minnesota. The Marlins' All-Star right fielder did not, however, reach the seats often enough to win his first attempt at the Home Run Derby....
  • Morneau may join Blackmon, Tulowitzki in All-Star Game

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Colorado Rockies - INSIDE PITCH DENVER -- Outfielder Charlie Blackmon wasn't sure he would make the Rockies out of spring training. On Sunday, he learned he had been selected to the National League All-Star team....
  • Ex-IronPig Moss heading to All-Star game

    OAKLAND, Calif. — The All-Star parched Oakland A's quenched their thirst Sunday with six, no make that seven, All-Star selections, including the first position players plucked from an Oakland roster in 11 years. Starting third baseman Josh...
  • 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...
  • No flipping as Dodgers' Yasiel Puig flops in All-Star Home Run Derby

    No flipping as Dodgers' Yasiel Puig flops in All-Star Home Run Derby
    The Dodgers ought to consider a new organizational strategy for the Home Run Derby. Just say no. The Dodgers' derby futility continued Monday, when Yasiel Puig was shut out. For all the anticipation over the degree of flourish in a derby bat flip,...
  • Is three hours too long for the Home Run Derby?

    Is three hours too long for the Home Run Derby?
    Why must it take three hours to complete the Home Run Derby? On Tuesday, one day after another sluggish derby, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig offered a blunt explanation. “Television wants a three-hour program,” he said. ESPN airs the...
  • Despite fans' criticism, Orioles' Adam Jones once again having All-Star year

    Despite fans' criticism, Orioles' Adam Jones once again having All-Star year
    There's a distinct dichotomy that surrounds Orioles center fielder Adam Jones in Baltimore. He is the club's most consistent performer and surely one of its most ardent community ambassadors. His No. 10 jersey is the most prevalent on any given night in...
  • Tuesday's college and local roundup: Former VCU guard Daniels re-signs with Rockets; York American Little League team falls

    NBA: Restricted free agent Troy Daniels, a former VCU guard from Roanoke, re-signed with the Houston Rockets, according to the Houston Chronicle. Daniels played just five games for Houston in the regular season, but he hit a winning 3-pointer in Game 3...
  • Bug Selig happy with replay, thinks pace can be better

    Bug Selig happy with replay, thinks pace can be better
    MINNEAPOLIS — Commissioner Bud Selig addressed the Baseball Writers' Association of America before Tuesday night’s All-Star Game, giving his views on a variety of topics. Here are some excerpts from Selig’s news conference, which...
  • Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform

    Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform
    In the hours before the All-Star game, Huston Street dressed in the uniform of the San Diego Padres. The Angels are trying to put a halo on him, soon, and Street would be thrilled to join them. "I would love it," he said. Street cited the chance to...
  • Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig are baseball's most exciting players

    Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig are baseball's most exciting players
    At the All-Star break, you can debate which players should be the major award winners. You can also debate which players are the most fun to watch. Who do you consider the most exciting players in the game? Our list starts with: Mike Trout, Angels: It&...