Stories tagged: All-Star game
Tue., July 11, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Mariners Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz add flair, fun to All-Star Game
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.
Mariners’ Robinson Cano named All-Star MVP with 10th inning homer
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.
MLB Notes: Baseball lifer Brad Mills pinch-hits as A.L. All-Star Manager
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 groundskeeper called up by MLB to help prepare field for All-Star Game
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.
All-Star Notebook: Chris Sale, Max Scherzer will start ASG
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.
Ex-Mariners can put together a respectable lineup
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.
Cano, Archer, Osuna among replacement All-Stars
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.
Miguel Sano settled at third and off to first All-Star Game
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 champ Stanton is top seed in HR derby; Judge No. 2
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.
Mike Moustakas, Justin Turner elected to All-Star teams
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.
Morrison says Sanchez doesn’t deserve HR Derby invite
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.
Angels superstar Mike Trout will miss All-Star Game
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 lone All-Star pick for Mariners
Nelson Cruz is heading back to the All-Star Game for the fifth time in his career.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 7 p.m.
All-Star game ratings are best since 2013
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’ Xavier Turner has big night to help NWL All-Stars
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 appears out of running for 2017 NBA All-Star Game
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
Gene Collier: It’s about time to get creative with the All-Star Game
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.
MVP Eric Hosmer, Salvador Perez lift A.L. to All-Star win, World Series home field
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.
A.L. teammates embrace Ortiz after his final All-Star appearance
David Ortiz ended his All-Star Game career with quite a walk off.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
Chris Sale, Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game in San Diego
Chris Sale can admit it now: He was a little too in love with the strikeout.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 9 p.m.
A look at the All-Star Game in San Diego
All-Star Game capsule
Fri., July 8, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
MLB notes: Pitchers Max Scherzer, Bartolo Colon selected as All-Star Game replacements
Bartolo Colon and Max Scherzer are headed to the All-Star Game, picked as replacements for other pitchers originally selected for the National League team.
Thu., July 7, 2016, 7:50 p.m.
MLB Notes: Defending champion Todd Frazier, leader Mark Trumbo lead HR Derby field
Defending champion Todd Frazier and Mark Trumbo lead the field for Monday’s All-Star Home Run Derby in San Diego.
Tue., July 5, 2016, 8:35 p.m.
M’s Robinson Cano selected as A.L. All-Star reserve
After a one-year absence, Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano is heading back to the All-Star Game. And for now, at least, he’ll be the only Mariner on the American League …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 8:17 p.m.
Five Cubs elected to start in MLB All-Star Game
After topping the major leagues during the first half of the season as they seek their first title in more than a century, the Chicago Cubs dominated the rosters for …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 8:37 p.m.
Kevin Durant bounced back from the worst shooting game of his playoff career with 34 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder retook control of their first-round series with a 131-102 …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 10:38 p.m.
Why is fighting vanishing from the NHL?
Before he became the darling of hockey with his heartwarming tale surrounding last weekend’s NHL All-Star Game, John Scott was a polarizing figure in the league.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 8:05 p.m.
Bettman says enforcer John Scott ‘welcome’ at All-Star Game
John Scott expects the NHL to change the fan vote for the All-Star Game to keep someone like himself from ever being picked again. For now, he is busy soaking …
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
NHL teams balance risk and reward with ailing All-Stars
A one-game, slap-on-the-wrist suspension isn’t enough to stop NHL teams from keeping their banged-up players out of All-Star weekend.
Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, 6:59 p.m.
Crosby not among NHL All-Stars as Capitals, Panthers get due
The Florida Panthers and Washington Capitals each have three players and a coach going to the new All-Star 3-on-3 tournament this month in Nashville, Tennessee, while Sidney Crosby of the …