All-Star Game

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

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (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

Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox is congratulated by Alexei Ramirez #10 after Abrew hit a three-run homer against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 14, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sox’s Abreu, Ramirez And Cubs’ Castro Named All-Stars

The Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo and the White Sox’s Chris Sale can still be voted in by the fans.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Baffoe: To Derby Or Not To Derby?

We’d watch if Jose Abreu or Anthony Rizzo was in the Derby, but would it be worth it for them?

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: An Early All-Star Game Rant

So long as home-field advantage is on the line, there should be nothing honorary about the game.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

Roberto Luongo. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Roberto Luongo Traded To Florida, Reacts With Twitter Emoticon

The move ended an eight-year run in Vancouver for Luongo.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

Benny the Bull. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Watch: Inflatable, Dancing NBA Mascots Are Just The Best

Something about these guys just makes you laugh, every single time.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2014

LeBron James. (Getty Images)

Once Again, LeBron’s Making Fans Wish He Was In Dunk Contest

LeBron can dunk like no other but still won’t be in the dunk contest.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

Pete Rose during a game in 1985.  (Photo by: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Silverman: Competitive Passion Gave All-Star Game Meaning It No Longer Has

The All-Star game used to be can’t-miss television.

670 The Score–07/16/2013

Matt Harvey.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Video: Mets Pitcher Matt Harvey Asks New Yorkers Questions About Matt Harvey

(CBS) In just his second season, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey is making his mark on the organization. Harvey, 24, has compiled 2.35 ERA in 19 starts this season. For his efforts, he’s been selected to start in […]

07/16/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NL

With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?

07/11/2013

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