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Harvey, Scherzer to start ASG; lineups revealed

Harvey, Scherzer to start ASG; lineups revealed

MLB.com yahoo.com Updated Jul 15, 2013
Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer was named the starting pitcher for the American League for Tuesday's All-Star Game at Citi Field. Mets righty Matt Harvey received the nod for the National League squad.
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  • Miggy settles in on game's biggest stage

    Miggy settles in on game's biggest stage

    MLB.com Jul 15, 2013
    Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera, last year's Triple Crown winner and American League MVP, was one of the biggest draws during media day at the All-Star Game on Monday in New York.
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  • Mauer, Perkins come full circle at Citi Field

    Mauer, Perkins come full circle at Citi Field

    MLB.com Jul 15, 2013
    Minnesota natives and Twins players Joe Mauer and Glen Perkins have known each other since high school and are able to share another experience together at the All-Star Game on Tuesday night at Citi Field.
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  • Max Scherzer probably won’t do a nude photo shoot like Matt Har…

    Max Scherzer probably won’t do a nude photo shoot like Matt Harvey

    yahoo.com Jul 15, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes.NEW YORK — Riding down in a Citi Field elevator, Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers considered what would happen if everybody saw him naked. Matt Harvey of the New York Mets, the other starting pitcher in the All-St…
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  • Royals turning heads with a trio of All-Stars

    Royals turning heads with a trio of All-Stars

    MLB.com Jul 15, 2013
    The Royals celebrate a rare season with three All-Stars as Alex Gordon, Greg Holland and Salvador Perez represent Kansas City on the American League squad for Tuesday's Midsummer Classic at Citi Field.
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  • Fan unfazed by feat of snagging four foul balls

    Fan unfazed by feat of snagging four foul balls

    MLB.com Jul 15, 2013
    Imagine what it'd be like to go to a baseball game and have the good fortune of grabbing four foul balls. Four. That seemingly impossible scenario played out for longtime Indians fan Greg Van Niel on Sunday afternoon during Cleveland's 6-4 win over Kans…
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  • Revere to have surgery on foot, out 6-8 weeks

    Revere to have surgery on foot, out 6-8 weeks

    CNNSI.com Jul 15, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A simple foul ball halted Ben Revere's hot streak.
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  • Verlander flirts with no-hitter as Tigers win

    Verlander flirts with no-hitter as Tigers win

    ESPN.com Jul 15, 2013
    Justin Verlander held Texas hitless until the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers backed their ace with three home runs in a 5-0 victory over the Rangers on Sunday.
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  • Video - Yoenis Cespedes Wins Home Run Derby 03:33

    Yoenis Cespedes Wins Home Run Derby

    Jul 15
    Highlight of the night: Yoenis Cespedes hit 31 total home runs, including nine in the final round, to top Bryce Harper and claim the 2013 Home Run Derby title.
  • Video - All-Star Lineups Announced 01:39

    All-Star Lineups Announced

    Jul 15
    Jon Sciambi and Tim Kurkjian break down Bruce Bochy's and Jim Leyland's lineups for the All-Star Game.
  • Video - Home Run Derby Preview 11:24

    Home Run Derby Preview

    Jul 15
    Tim Kurkjian, Buster Olney and Jayson Stark share their players to watch at the Home Run Derby.
  • Video - Buster Blog: Strength Of Schedule 02:06

    Buster Blog: Strength Of Schedule

    Jul 15
    Buster Olney discusses the second-half strength of schedule in Major League Baseball, as the path ahead looks difficult for the Royals and easy for the Indians and the Braves.

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