I got a bunch of pictures here ... I have not seen them before by anybody except my own son. They had pictures of the whole thing. The American League season ended early, a week before the National League, and the American League team had to stay in condition for the World Series, so they picked an All-Star team for the first time back in 1911 and I was lucky enough to be picked for it and I have a whole set of pictures.
Going into the American League parks, don't necessarily need the 13 position players and you don't typically use your bench too much in those American League games ... So sticking with the 13 pitchers, I think, is the way to go I think in the next couple weeks here looking at it.
There are some plays he makes regardless of the score, that's what impresses me ... There are some guys who will back off sometimes with different things. Nicky, he's very good. We're lucky to have him. That's a tough right field to play. He's very familiar with American League East places, he does it on the road, too. That's why it's hard not to run him out there. He impacts the game.More quotes »
Michael Pineda shakes off rust, shows 'good life' for Class A Tampa
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Robinson Cano trails only Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera in American League All-Star Game voting
He is currently hitting .367 with 17 home runs and 65 RBI and has a chance to win the Triple Crown again as he leads the American League in batting average and RBI and ranks second in home runs.For Cano, this would mark his fifth All-Star Game appearance in Read more »
John Buck sees shades of Zack Greinke in Matt Harvey
Day by the Mets, Greinke underwent Zack Mania in 2009 when he was 16-8 with an MLB-best 2.16 ERA en route to an American League Cy Young Award.Buck sees similarities between the manner in which the two dominant pitchers handle success, if not always the method.Zack Read more »
Buck Showalter could use a lesson from Joe Girardi
return from the DL. Entering Monday night, the Yankees' team ERA of 3.53 was second only to the Rangers (3.49) in the American League .That's where Showalter pointed when asked Monday about his former team's success so far. At first, he dismissed a question Read more »
Yankees are missing Derek Jeter's bat, glove at shortstop
are hitting .256 with a .696 OPS. Jeter's OPS last season was .791.Yankees shortstops rank 23rd in OPS and are 12th in the American League, leading only the Angels, Rays and Mariners.Jeter, who turns 39 in June, has only twice posted an OPS below .718 during Read more »
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American League All-Star Starter: Scherzer, Darvish, Buchholz … Iwakuma?
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Will Jesse Crain's great work make him a trade target?
work hasn't attracted a lot of attention because the White Sox are struggling, currently last in the American League Central, but former Twins reliever Jesse Crain is in the midst of a magnificent season. Working in a set-up role, Crain has a 0.57 ERA in 33 4:16 PM from Minneapolis Star Tribune Read more »
A's try to pad lead atop AL West versus Rangers
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Red Sox to determine Tuesday if Clay Buchholz needs trip to disabled list
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Milwaukee Brewers resume road trip
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