1. Video: Ramirez's Barehander at ASG

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  2. In Losing Effort, Brewers Shine Brightest for National League

    MINNEAPOLIS - The National League lost out on the All-Star Game, 5-3, that will surely be forever known as the Derek Jeter sendoff -- though plenty of other players, such as game MVP Mike Trout and power-hitting machine Miguel Cabrera, had big moments..

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  3. MLB All-Star Game: Wainwright Shouldn't Have Grooved the Pitch to Derek Jeter

    Adam Wainwright clearly never took a lesson in integrity from the Derek Jeter school of baseball. In interviews following his All-Star game start, Wainwright told reporters that ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 13 days ago 1,214 reads 0 comments

  4. Cincinnati Reds: 2 Holes Reds Must Address at the Deadline

    The Cincinnati Reds have reached the All-Star break as legitimate contenders, and with the 2014 MLB trade deadline only a couple of weeks away, the team has to address a few weaknesses on its roster...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 14 days ago 1,046 reads 1 comments

  5. Young All-Stars a Good Sign for Cubs

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Anthony Rizzo was as wide-eyed as anyone experiencing All-Star Game activities for the first time. But the joy he felt on Monday was matched by Starlin Castro, his Cubs teammate...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 14 days ago 103 reads 0 comments

  6. Zack Greinke Glad to See Brewers in 1st

    Minneapolis - Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke, who enjoyed the year and a half he played in Milwaukee, was pleased to see the Brewers make it to the all-star break despite their struggles in July...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 14 days ago 175 reads 0 comments

  7. Schwarber Joins Surging Almora at Daytona

    GENEVA, Ill. -- It was Monday afternoon and Kyle Schwarber, the Chicago Cubs ' first-round pick in June, was talking about just getting comfortable in his new surroundings not too far from Wrigley Field...

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  8. Matheny Explains 'MVP' McCutchen over Gomez in CF

    MINNEAPOLIS -- After weeks of preparing his roster and gleaning advice on how to best soak in his first All-Star experience, National League manager Mike Matheny got to work on Monday...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 14 days ago 144 reads 0 comments

  9. Different Kind of Pitch: Prepping Miller Park for Soccer

    Miller Park officials want to create a soccer pitch for the Swansea City-Chivas Guadalajara exhibition at 8 p.m. Wednesday that has the illusion of permanence...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 14 days ago 94 reads 0 comments

  10. It's Déjà Vu for Brewers' Carlos Gomez

    Minneapolis — It's purely coincidence that the New York Mets and Minnesota Twins were the host teams for the first two All-Star Games in which Carlos Gomez has and will appear...

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  11. Cactus Can't Keep All-Star Closer K-Rod Down

    MINNEAPOLIS -- He signed late, reported to Spring Training late and was not even the Milwaukee Brewers ' closer until dawn broke on Opening Day, but those who know Francisco Rodriguez ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 14 days ago 143 reads 0 comments

  12. Links: Pirates Promote Josh Bell, Release Duke Welker

    -P- In case you missed it last night, Josh Bell has been promoted to Altoona. It was a great run at Bradenton for Bell, with a .335/.384/.502...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 654 reads 0 comments

  13. Harrison's Journey Leads Him to All-Star Game

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Josh Harrison has heard enough messages from his manager that he's headed somewhere, usually the Minor Leagues. The Pirates utility man went back and forth from Pittsburgh to Triple-A Indianapolis four times last year, and twice in 2011..

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 14 days ago 90 reads 0 comments

  14. Did Pirates Make a Mistake with Morneau?

    Last August, the Pirates , in the midst of a playoff race, went “all in” and landed Minnesota Twins four-time All-Star first baseman Justin Morneau...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  15. MLB Futures Game: Elite Pirates Prospect Josh Bell Hitting Stride

    MINNEAPOLIS -- This past winter, Josh Bell reconnected with his high school hitting coach. Bell hadn't worked much with the coach, Dallas area baseball instructor Brandon Sherard, since ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 14 days ago 170 reads 0 comments

  16. McCutchen: Pirates' Never-Ending Star

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The table reserved for Andrew McCutchen Monday at the National League media availability sat in the front of the conference room at Hyatt Regency Hotel...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 14 days ago 642 reads 2 comments

  17. Goold: Cardinals Second-Half Outlook Without Molina : Sports

    The Post-Dispatch's Derrick Goold catches up with CineSport's Brian Clark at the All-Star Game in Minneapolis to discuss the state of the Cardinals & life without Yadier Molina behind the plate...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 389 reads 0 comments

  18. Matheny: Wainwright Will Start for NL All-Stars

    MINNEAPOLIS • Before the words came out of his month, it was clear who Cardinals manager Mike Matheny would choose to start the 85th All-Star Game for the National League squad he'll lead Tuesday at Target Field...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 56 reads 0 comments

  19. Burwell: A St. Louis Treasure Turns 75 : Sports

    More than any other sport in America, baseball is the one that seems to nurture special relationships between broadcasters and fans...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 14 days ago 105 reads 0 comments

  20. Neshek Cherishing First Trip to All-Star Game

    MINNEAPOLIS -- So much about this All-Star Game leaves Cardinals reliever Pat Neshek on the verge of being overcome by emotion, something he had to fight back numerous times during a 45-minute media session on Monday...

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  21. Matheny Appreciates First All-Star Experience

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Though always pushed by a relentless motivation to distinguish himself at his position, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny admits he never did give much thought to achieving the career accolade of All-Star...

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  22. Rizzo has nothing to apologize for at ASG

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Through an odd turn of events, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo -- who has never run afoul of the Minnesota Twins , has played only three games at Target Field ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 411 reads 0 comments

  23. 2014 Chicago Cubs Midseason Grades

    Once again, it's time for me to assign letter grades to each of the 36 men who have played for the Chicago Cubs before the All-Star break.....

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  24. Castro, Rizzo on Board with Cubs' 'Patience' Doctrine

    MINNEAPOLIS — This whole patience thing is wearing thin on Cubs fans, most of whom haven't seen their team play in a World Series, let alone win one.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 473 reads 0 comments

  25. Alcantara Looks Great, Now Send Him Back Down

    The Jeff Samardzija-Jason Hammel trade had the desired effect of getting the Cubs back to their losing ways. But here's the problem.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 14 days ago 10 reads 0 comments