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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 10:06 p.m.

Northwest League All-Stars downed by Pioneer League in midseason classic

Jeremiah Jackson hit a grand slam in a five-run third inning and the Pioneer Baseball League all-stars beat the Northwest League 11-7 at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday.


Marcos Llorente, Joao Felix, Diego Costa score, Atletico Madrid beats MLS 3-0

Marcos Llorente, Joao Felix, Diego Costa scored to lead 10-time Spanish League champion Atletico Madrid to a 3-0 victory over Major League Soccer’s best in the annual MLS All-Star game.


UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 7:10 p.m.

Five Spokane Indians players selected to Northwest League All-Star team

Five Spokane Indians have been selected to represent the Northwest League in the NWL-Pioneer League All-Star Game at Memorial Stadium in Boise on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m..


UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 8:25 p.m.

Erica Wheeler leads Team Wilson to win at WNBA All-Star Game

Erica Wheeler hoped to make her All-Star debut an unforgettable one. She certainly did, walking away with the MVP award.


Los Angeles Dodgers go dark in spotlight again with All-Star let down

The Los Angeles Dodgers put on another disappointing show in the national spotlight, with Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger and others struggling during the National League’s 4-3 loss to the American …


UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 9:36 p.m.

American League finds perfect pitch in 4-3 victory over National League in MLB All-Star Game

Justin Verlander, Shane Bieber and the American League pitchers plugged power back into the mound.


UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 11:26 p.m.

‘Polar Bear’ Pete Alonso edges Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for Home Run Derby title

Pete Alonso took one final swing and flipped his bat high in the air. Another walk-off. Money ball.


Masahiro Tanaka, Felipe Vazquez, Brandon Woodruff added to All-Star rosters

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, Pittsburgh closer Felipe Vazquez and Milwaukee right-hander Brandon Woodruff have been added to the rosters for Tuesday’s All-Star Game. They replace Toronto’s Marcus Stroman, …


John Blanchette: Pat Shine coaxed into All-Star spotlight again to help Christian Yelich at Home Run Derby

Face it, you don’t want to be the caddie who hands his golfer the wrong club. Or the field-goal holder who doesn’t get the laces out.


UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 8:50 p.m.

Dan Vogelbach is Mariners’ only All-Star

Seattle Mariners slugger Daniel Vogelbach was selected Sunday to play in his first All-Star game. He is the third player in Mariners history to be selected as a designated hitter, …


Houston Astros send six players to All-Star Game

Last time the Houston Astros went to Cleveland, they made a boozy, bubbly mess in the visiting locker room. Now they’re invading the home clubhouse, too.


Fans elect historically young National League lineup for All-Star Game

Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich have been elected starters for one of the youngest All-Star Game lineups, leading the millennial-heavy National League for the Midsummer Classic in Cleveland.


Major League Baseball adds $15,000 bonuses for All-Star voting leaders

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.

Young scorers lead the way as NHL All-Star weekend arrives

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 …


Rock stars: Cleveland Indians unveil guitar logo for ‘19 All-Star Game

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.

Record 10 homers as American League wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

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.

Manny Machado trade rumors grabbing attention at All-Star Game

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.

Larry Stone: Mariners’ 2016 trade for Mitch Haniger, Jean Segura changed course of franchise

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 …


Out of Right Field: The time is now for Jerry Dipoto to act

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.

Mariners shortstop Jean Segura wins A.L. Final Vote; earns spot on All-Star team

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 …


Retired Houston coach Rich Dauer on A.L. staff after surviving blood clot

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 …


Rays ace Blake Snell frustrated by All-Star snub

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 …


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 …


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.