7/14/2013 | Mets greats highlight Celebrity Softball Game
The Taco Bell Legends and Celebrity Softball Game has been a staple of All-Star Sunday for years, but with the game being played at the New York Mets' ballpark this time around, the possibilities were endless as to which former Mets may show up for this fan-friendly six-inning matchup between legendary baseball players and Hollywood types.
7/14/2013 | From Henderson, quick praise for Hamilton
It's only logical to ask Rickey Henderson, the all-time stolen base leader with 1,406 over a nearly 25-year career, about prospect Billy Hamilton, who may just be the next Henderson.
7/14/2013 | Boomer displays confidence in his team
A self-proclaimed lifelong Mets fan, former NFL great and Long Island native Boomer Esiason was ecstatic to be playing for the National League team in the Taco Bell Legends and Celebrity Softball Game and guaranteed a home team win before first pitch on Sunday.
7/14/2013 | Jr. R.B.I. Classic brings inner-city teams together
The Jr. R.B.I. Classic resumed at three serene parks in Queens on Sunday, picking up after a day of the tournament was washed away by rain. Major League Baseball invited a team from Newtown, Conn., to participate this year.
7/14/2013 | Futures Game shows how close Astros really are
Carlos Correa, Delino DeShields and George Springer are three of the best players in Minor League Baseball, and together, they represent three reasons the Astros are so optimistic about the years ahead.
7/14/2013 | Excitement builds as All-Stars align in New York
With the game's elite players arriving from points around the country, more than a year's worth of planning has culminated in this: the 84th All-Star Game at Citi Field.
7/14/2013 | Matheny hoping extra rest benefits Holliday
Matt Holliday continued to show progress Sunday recovering from a right hamstring injury sustained while running out a ground ball on Thursday night at Wrigley Field.
7/14/2013 | Cards mulling what to do with prospect Martinez
Carlos Martinez, the Cardinals' top pitching prospect, looked good in an extended relief appearance on Saturday night
7/14/2013 | Yadier returns to lineup, excited for All-Star Game
After getting a day off from starting behind the plate, his third in the last week,Yadier Molina was back in the Cardinals lineup on Sunday night at Wrigley Field.
7/14/2013 | Top college talent takes in All-Star atmosphere
On Monday, Stuart Turner, Marco Gonzales, Jana Howser and members of the National College Baseball Hall of Fame will take center stage at FanFest for College Baseball Awards.
7/14/2013 | Kozma gets crafty to snap out of slump
Pete Kozma came into the Cardinals' series finale against the Cubs ice cold at the plate and searching for any kind of hit he could get.
7/14/2013 | Gillespie happy to have opportunity with Cubs
Cole Gillespie was added to the Cubs' active roster on Sunday, one day after being claimed off waivers from the Giants.
7/14/2013 | Baker makes first Minor League rehab start
The Cubs' Scott Baker, rehabbing from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, made his first Minor League start on Sunday, pitching three innings for Class A Kane County.
7/14/2013 | Yelich records two hits in Futures Game
Christian Yelich took advantage of the chance to show his potential on a grander stage, as he recorded hits in his only two at-bats for Team USA in Sunday's 4-2 win over the World Team in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. His second-inning double off Enny Romero drove in the game's first run.
7/14/2013 | Syndergaard, Montero put up zeros as Futures starters
Until Sunday, Noah Syndergaard had not had much opportunity to watch fellow Mets prospect Rafael Montero pitch. His only exposure came this spring, when Syndergaard was present to catch a quick inning. That performance might have seemed similar to Sunday at the Futures Game, when Montero needed only nine pitches to retire the side in order at Citi Field. Pitching for the US Team opposite Montero, Syndergaard held his own with a scoreless top of the first.
7/14/2013 | Wheelchair Sports Federation teams up with MLB
Major League Baseball donated 25 sports wheelchairs for adaptive athletes who participate in Wheelchair Sports Federation activities. The presentation was made Sunday morning at the T-Mobile All-Star FanFest on "The Diamond."
7/14/2013 | Hamilton learns on fly as career speeds toward bigs
This has to be more than a matter of run, Billy, run. And nobody knows that better than Billy Hamilton, the Reds' speedy top prospect.
7/14/2013 | Gomes tossed after ump doesn't grant timeout
Red Sox left fielder Jonny Gomes was ejected in the ninth inning of Boston's series finale against the A's on Sunday for arguing with home-plate umpire Todd Tichenor.
7/14/2013 | Davidson named Futures Game MVP after big homer
Matt Davidson's two-run blast in the bottom of the fourth inning put the U.S. Team ahead en route to a 4-2 victory at Citi Field and earned him the Larry Doby Most Valuable Player Award for the game.
7/14/2013 | Brightest talent stands out at Futures Game
The SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game is one of the best opportunities to scout prospects. While not all the great future stars participate, many of the game's best players are on display at one time in one place.
7/14/2013 | Riefenhauser throws heat in All-Star Futures Game
Rays prospect C.J. Riefenhauser tossed a perfect frame in the All-Star Futures Game at Citi Field on Sunday. Southpaw Enny Romero also made an appearance.
7/14/2013 | Path not clear cut, but future bright for Wong
Where and when and how Kolten Wong will fit into the Major League picture has become more complicated over the past few months. But the Cardinals remain plenty high on the second-base prospect, who played in Sunday's SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game.
7/14/2013 | Peralta leads Brewers into break on high note
The Brewers can go their separate ways for the next few days of the All-Star break having ended the first half of the season with a 5-1 win over the D-backs at Chase Field.
7/14/2013 | Premium shortstops prepare to burst onto MLB scene
Sunday's Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game gave World manager Edgardo Alfonso an opportunity to put top prospects Xander Bogaerts, Francisco Lindor and Carlos Correa on display as they work their way to the Majors.
7/14/2013 | Reds take first-half finale behind pair of home runs
The Cincinnati Reds got the big hit and the long ball they'd been looking for on one swing of Jay Bruce's bat and got five innings of shutdown relief from its bullpen in downing the Atlanta Braves, 8-4, Sunday afternoon at Turner Field.
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