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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.Share Tweet
Miggy settles in on game's biggest stageTigers 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.Share Tweet
Mauer, Perkins come full circle at Citi FieldMinnesota 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.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 15, 2013Your 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…Share Tweet
Royals turning heads with a trio of All-StarsThe 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.Share TweetImagine 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…Share TweetCNNSI.com Jul 15, 2013PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A simple foul ball halted Ben Revere's hot streak.Share TweetESPN.com Jul 15, 2013Justin 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.Share Tweet
Yoenis Cespedes Wins Home Run DerbyJul 15Highlight 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.
All-Star Lineups AnnouncedJul 15Jon Sciambi and Tim Kurkjian break down Bruce Bochy's and Jim Leyland's lineups for the All-Star Game.
Home Run Derby PreviewJul 15Tim Kurkjian, Buster Olney and Jayson Stark share their players to watch at the Home Run Derby.
Buster Blog: Strength Of ScheduleJul 15Buster 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.