MLB All-Star Game

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July 18, 2018 - 1:10 pm
The American League beat the National League 8-6 in the 2018 All-Star Game at Nationals Park Tuesday night. The 10-inning game featured a record 10 home runs, two being hit back-to-back in the top of the 10th by Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer. Red Sox ace Chris Sale was the AL...
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Mookie Betts grand slam Blue Jays Red Sox
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John Tomase
July 16, 2018 - 11:55 pm
We've been hearing about Bryce Harper's impending free agency for five years. An All-Star at 19 and an MVP at 22, Harper is the most tantalizing talent to hit the market in his prime since 25-year-old Alex Rodriguez fleeced Rangers owner Tom Hicks for $252 million in 2001. Harper doesn't turn 26...
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John Tomase
July 16, 2018 - 2:16 pm
If you think Chris Sale feels like the most dominant pitcher in the American League, apparently Astros manager A.J. Hinch agrees. Sale was named the American League starter in the All-Star Game for the third straight season on Monday, and for the second straight year, he'll be opposed by Washington...
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Rob Bradford
July 08, 2018 - 7:58 pm
The Red Sox will be well-represented in Washington, D.C. at next week's All-Star Game, with five players guaranteed to be going and one more in the mix. Having won the fan balloting at their respective positions were Mookie Betts (OF) and J.D. Martinez (designated hitter), with Chris Sale and Craig...
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Rob Bradford
July 05, 2018 - 12:41 pm
When the voting began for the American League All-Star team, there was some doubt about where J.D. Martinez would end up. He would ultimately make the team, but the notion of getting voted in as a starter was, despite his production, still in doubt. Martinez was, after all, in the same designated...
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WEEI
July 15, 2017 - 8:06 am
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever happened to Jay Rainville? -- With all due respect to WEEI.com colleague Alex Reimer, what game was he watching this past Tuesday night? -- The annual affair known as the Major League Baseball All-Star game was a complete snoozefest. That it...
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Nick Neville
July 14, 2017 - 11:52 am
In an effort to make the MLB All-Star game more fun , Alex Rodriguez roamed the field between innings, Nelson Cruz snapped a photo with home plate umpire Joe West, and Bryce Harper talked Dak Prescott's potential with Joe Buck on the broadcast. It appears that Kevin Cash was in on the fun too, as...
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Alex Reimer
July 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
Major League Baseball and Fox Sports apparently heard the cries about the All-Star Game lacking excitement and star power. In return, they gave us Alex Rodriguez walking around the infield and awkwardly interviewing players prior to the top of the second inning. The broadcast gets an A for effort,...
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July 11, 2016 - 10:21 am
10. Jim Rice goes 2-for-4 with a solo blast, 1983 To begin a seven-run third inning, Rice hit a rocket to left field en route to a 13-3 victory, snapping a 13-game losing streak for the American League. Rice was upstaged by former teammate and future Red Sox Hall of Famer Fred Lynn, who was in...
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Mike Petraglia
July 04, 2015 - 1:55 pm
Is Xander Bogaerts All-Star worthy? It's a question that may not have seemed very likely in the first two months of the season but as the game approaches July 14 in Cincinnati, the Red Sox shortstop has certainly put himself in the conversation when the reserves are announced on Monday evening...
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