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  • Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes wins home run derby

    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...
  • 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...
  • Derek Jeter's MLB All-Star farewell is perfect: No rules, just right

    Derek Jeter's MLB All-Star farewell is perfect: No rules, just right
    As Derek Sanderson Jeter graced his final All-Star game, what made the moment special was what it was not. Not contrived. Not manufactured. Not choreographed by a video board operator with his button on the oversized clapping hands, or by event planners...
  • Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax head all-time All-Star team

    Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax head all-time All-Star team
    All day Tuesday, Times readers were asked to vote in a series of polls to select the greatest players at each position in baseball history. Readers were able to vote for three people at each position (except right-handed starter, where the limit was five)...
  • Mike Trout is on a Hall of Fame career path

    Mike Trout is on a Hall of Fame career path
    Mike Trout has received dozens of accolades in his young career, but perhaps the most telling sign of his ability comes courtesy of the baseball website baseball-reference.com. One of the statistics featured on the site is something called "Similarity...
  • IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too

    In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
  • Cubs' Rizzo hitting into All-Star consideration

    Cubs' Rizzo hitting into All-Star consideration
    PITTSBURGH -- The selections for the National and American leagues in the All-Star Game are 3 1/2 weeks away. But Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is making a strong push. Rizzo, who went 3-for-4 with a home run and two doubles Tuesday night...
  • Headley blasts walk-off home run against Red Sox

    Headley blasts walk-off home run against Red Sox
    NEW YORK -- Mark Teixeira led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a game-tying home run and third baseman Chase Headley followed with a solo home run two batters later as the New York Yankees rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox...
  • Headley Homer In 9th Rallies Yankees Past Red Sox

    Headley Homer In 9th Rallies Yankees Past Red Sox
    NEW YORK -- Mark Teixeira led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a tying home run and third baseman Chase Headley followed with a solo home run two batters later as the New York Yankees rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox Thursday night...
  • Miami Marlins: Giancarlo Stanton's sprint to 150 career home runs

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  • On Angels' visit to Tampa Bay, fans flock to get close to Mike Trout | Video

    On Angels' visit to Tampa Bay, fans flock to get close to Mike Trout |<b> Video</b>
    ST. PETERSBURG — Fans attending the Tampa Bay Rays game Friday did not have to wait long for arguably the most exciting player in baseball to do something impressive. With a runner on first base, the second batter of the game walked onto the field...