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White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, right. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jose Abreu And The Language Of The Dream

Jose Abreu’s desire to sing the Star-Spangled Banner says a lot about him.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

Tony Gwynn. (Getty Images)

Fox Offers Explanation For Omission Of Tony Gwynn Reflection During ASG Broadcast

This statement doesn’t come off very well.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Levine: Sale Skipped In Rotation Until Next Week

There aren’t any health concerns — the White Sox are just being cautious with their ace.

07/16/2014

Former Reds great Pete Rose in 2010. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pete Rose Could Have Role In All-Star Game Next Year

The Reds, Rose’s former team, will host the 2015 All-Star Game.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

Derek Jeter in his final All-Star Game appearance. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Levine: TV Money Makes ASG Format Change Unlikely

Ratings may be dropping, but advertising dollars are still there.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

Adam Wainwright places his glove on the mound as a sign of respect to Derek Jeter as the latter received a standing ovation prior to his first at-bat in the All-Star Game. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wainwright Backtracks, Says He Didn’t Groove A Pitch To Jeter

This is yet another reason the All-Star Game shouldn’t count for anything.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

Reds third baseman Todd Frazier in the Home Run Derby. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sick Of Home Run Derby? Stop Watching

There’s better things to do than watch the tedious Home Run Derby.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Preview: All-Star Game

Home-field advantage in the World Series is on the line tonight at Target Field.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

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10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises

Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.

07/14/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Emma: All-Star Honor A Milestone In Rizzo’s Maturation

“You grow up and you want to be an All-Star,” Anthony Rizzo says.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 18: Felix Hernandez #34 of the Seattle Mariners pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park June 18, 2014 in San Diego, California.

Wainwright, Hernandez Will Start All-Star Game

Felix Hernandez is the first Venezuelan pitcher to start the All-Star Game.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

Yoenis Cespedes won the 2013 Home Run Derby. (Getty Images)

Reminder: MLB Has Changed The Home Run Derby Format

It includes a head-to-head, bracket-style format in the later rounds.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 13: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up before their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014 in Oakland, California.

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2014 MLB All-Star Game

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know about the game.

07/14/2014

Anthony Rizzo, left, and Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Rizzo, Sale Named All-Stars In Final Vote

The relentless Twitter campaigns proved to be successful.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

Anthony Rizzo, left, and Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Want Rizzo & Sale In ASG? Use A Hashtag

Use #VoteRizzo or #TargetSale on Twitter until 3 p.m. and it counts as an official vote.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox pitches in the first inning during a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on June 23, 2014 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Sale 1st in AL, Rizzo 2nd in NL Final Voting For All-Star Game

Both Chris Sale and Anthony Rizzo joined 670 The Score to talk about their candidacy.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Kissing Babies For All-Star Game Berth? Rizzo Would ‘Run A Daycare’

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is embracing his candidacy to be the NL’s final All-Star.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

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Twins Have Debuted A Self-Serving Beer Machine

This is a ballpark first — you can buy beer by the ounce.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field. (Getty Images)

Lyons: An All-Star Game Solution That Still ‘Counts’

It’s time to do away with the home-field advantage reward, so here’s an idea.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Chris Sale Has A 0.87 WHIP But Cubs Are Advocating Tigers’ Porcello For Final ASG Spot

Why can’t we focus on voting for the most deserving player?

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

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