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Faced with the threat of having eight Royals players in the starting lineup for next month’s All-Star Game, MLB announced Thursday that up to 65 million ballots were canceled due to concerns of impropriety. MLB Advanced Media CEO Bob Bowman told Yahoo! Sports that more than 300 million votes have
good start to the year, he hasn’t pitched as well since the All-Star break, carrying an ERA over four since the Midsummer Classic . He especially struggled in August with a 1.47 WHIP, his highest mark this season in a month where he started at least
to the mound at CitiField, was chill-inducing. Yet in a sense, there was an undercurrent to the late innings of the Midsummer Classic that offered chills of another sort from a Red Sox perspective, with ample reminders of a three-year run of costly bullpen
Let's get this out of the way: The fact the outcome of the MLB All - Star Game (which was an 8-0 National League win this time around) determines ..... equation. Nice event. Terrible prize. Yet another misguided Midsummer Classic .
with All-Star representatives. It became standard practice for the team to send an envoy of six or more players to the Midsummer Classic . Such numbers offered an accurate representation of a perennially loaded roster built through both scouting and player
with something special to top the newly acquired Rangers ace and avoid losing three straight to begin the other side of the Midsummer Classic . What they came up with – and one the eve of their 600th consecutive sellout at Fenway Park – was a 3-2 walkoff win
even post-mute.) Stuart Scott (Maybe the all-time Mute Leader.) Chris Berman (But only when he does the MLB All - Star Game , U.S. Open golf or NFL Sunday Countdown, fills in on Sunday Night Baseball or does his once-a-year
for Celtics news these days seems to come from following the Red Sox . After running into Kris Humphries at the MLB All - Star Game , our own Rob Bradford bumped into C’s owner Wyc Grousbeck at Fenway Park . Grousbeck, of course, provided the now
Jeter to open the All-Star Game, Wainwright admitted after his outing that he gave Jeter, who was playing in his final Midsummer Classic , a few “pitches he could handle.” Wainwright later backtracked from his comments, adding that it was supposed to be a joke
our rights but doing what is right and appropriate in this situation,” Silver said. MASHUP POLL: Should the MLB All - Star Game be used to determine home-field advantage for the World Series? Yes, it gives the game more importance No
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strikeout-to-walk ratio in major league history among pitchers with at least 100.0 lifetime innings. Among those representing the Red Sox, Uehara will join teammate Jon Lester , as well as Farrell and his coaching staff, at the Midsummer Classic .