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The Mets have showed a soft spot for their crosstown rivals closer this year. Like every other team in MLB, they honored Mariano Rivera during his farewell tour, but they've decided to bring out the big guns for the closer's 13th and final All-Star Game.
According to reports, Rivera will hear his infamous entrance song, Metallica's "Enter Sandman," as he makes his way out from the...Read more »
All-Star Game managers Bruce Bochy and Jim Leyland revealed their starting lineups Monday in preperation for Tuesday's main event at Citi Field.
In addition to Matt Harvey being named starting pitcher, Mets third baseman and Home Run Derby captain David Wright will bat cleanup for the NL. Bochy said in a press conference, "If you're captain of the HR Derby, you have to bat cleanup."
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