Stories tagged: All-Star game
Thu., April 4, 2019, 7:57 p.m.
The $2,500 to $15,000 checks will add up to tip money for most big-money stars. According to details obtained by The Associated Press, the highest vote-getters in both leagues will …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
It’s only fitting that Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and Nathan MacKinnon are serving as captains for this weekend’s NHL All-Star game. The three high-scoring forwards are all 23 or younger …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Cleveland’s All-Star Game will rock. The Indians unveiled their logo for next year’s game, a guitar that includes baseball stitching. The team will be hosting the Midsummer Classic for a …
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
Larry Stone: Mariners’ Jean Segura sure hit like an All-Star Game MVP, but maybe this was another snub
Mariners players in the 89th All-Star Game, in Washington, D.C., cherished the experience. Jean Segura hit a key three-run homer. “Even though I didn’t win the MVP, I’m really excited,” …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Houston teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches from the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Ross Stripling to start the 10th inning, part of a record 10 long balls …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
The pending trade of Manny Machado by the Baltimore Orioles has become the center of attraction at the All-Star Game. Machado was mobbed by his locker before the game in …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
It’s dangerous to come to conclusions about trades too early. But right now it appears to be a win for the Mariners, with Jean Segura and Mitch Haniger on the …
Sat., July 14, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
With James Paxton’s and Felix Hernandez’ status in doubt at the moment, Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto should not drag his feet in acquiring proven rotation help.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
Thanks to an aggressive approach on social media that included giveaways, promotions, videos, a SeguraFest at Safeco Field and more, Jean Segura won MLB’s final vote, tallying the most votes …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Retired Houston Astros first-base coach Rich Dauer will be among the coaches for the American League at next week’s All-Star game. Dauer was a part of Houston’s World Series championship …
Mon., July 9, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Tampa Bay ace Blake Snell is frustrated by not being selected Sunday for the AL All-Star team, a squad that Rays manager Kevin Cash feels the left-hander could still end …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Not playing wasn’t an option for Robinson Cano. He loves the game and the rush of playing far too much to be a spectator for nine innings on baseball’s biggest …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
A new-look All-Star Game ended with an old-time score. Robinson Cano homered off Cubs closer Wade Davis leading off the 10th inning and the American League beat the National League …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
Among the most unlikely All-Stars is a former 17th-round draft pick with one career home run. Brad Mills won’t swing a bat on Tuesday night. But he will pinch-hit.
Tue., July 11, 2017
Avista Stadium’s overseeded field is one of minor league baseball’s jewels, thanks in large part to groundskeeper Tony Lee.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
In a year when it seems just about everyone is a power hitter, Chris Sale and Max Scherzer know what awaits in Tuesday night’s All-Star Game.
Sun., July 9, 2017, 7:04 p.m.
Now that Justin Smoak and Jason Vargas are All-Stars, it’s time for another look at the current All-Ex-Mariners team. It’s impressive – or debilitating, depending on your perspective.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
Seattle second baseman Robinson Cano, Tampa Bay pitcher Chris Archer and Toronto reliever Roberto Osuna are among seven replacement players selected for Tuesday’s All-Star Game in Miami.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 6:13 p.m.
Given the green light to let his bat fly with a 3-0 count in the third inning of a game last month, Miguel Sano drove an inside fastball into the …
Thu., July 6, 2017, 6:32 p.m.
Defending champion Giancarlo Stanton will be the top seed in the Home Run Derby on Monday night at his home ballpark in Miami.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner and Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas have been elected to the All-Star Game in online voting for the final initial roster spots.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez says criticism by Tampa Bay’s Logan Morrison for his Home Run Derby invitation is misplaced. Morrison told the Tampa Bay Times on Tuesday that Sanchez is …
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
For the first time since he stormed onto the scene in 2012 and won a spot as a rare rookie starter in the All-Star game, Los Angeles Angels center fielder …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Nelson Cruz is heading back to the All-Star Game for the fifth time in his career.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 7 p.m.
The NBA All-Star game drew an average audience of 7.8 million viewers, making it the most-viewed All-Star broadcast since 2013. Turner Sports announced the numbers on Monday. The number of …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 9:49 p.m.
Spokane Indians third baseman Xavier Turner played a pivotal role Tuesday as the Northwest League’s All-Stars made it 2-0 against their Pioneer League counterparts.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 9:28 p.m.
Boston is apparently out of the running for the 2017 NBA All-Star game, which became available after the league decided to move the event out of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Thu., July 14, 2016
Since it’s already played in a manner that barely resembles a legitimate baseball game anyway, the All-Star Game is the perfect entertainment vehicle for the kind of experimentation the sport …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 10:20 p.m.
Eric Hosmer stood in the middle of the field, holding up a trophy. He hopes to do it again with the Kansas City Royals this fall.
Tue., July 12, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
David Ortiz ended his All-Star Game career with quite a walk off.