MLB All-Star Game

All-Star Game MVP Mike Trout. (Getty Images)

MLB All-Star Game Draws Record-Low TV Rating

The game drew a 6.6 rating, worse than the previous low of 6.8 in 2012.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2015

NL All-Star and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Trout Homers, AL Wins All-Star Game, 6-3

Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball’s new generation.


Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant in the Home Run Derby. (Getty Images)

Fresh Faces Highlight All-Star Game

“The young talent in baseball is better than it’s been in years,” Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira says.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2015

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10 Unforgettable MLB All-Star Moments

Whether good or bad, these All-Star Game moments were certainly memorable.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2015

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6 Changes I’d Like To See For MLB All-Star Week

The HR Derby changes were a good start, but more can be done to increase excitement.


Kris Bryant , left, and Anthony Rizzo, right. (Getty Images)

Levine: Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo Get Manager’s Blessing For Home Run Derby

Rizzo and Bryant will see a fantasy turn into reality come Monday night.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2015

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This Week In Baseball: In Defense Of The All-Star Game

The All-Star Game is nearly here, which means the complaining has begun. Here’s a tip to enjoy the events: rediscover your inner kid.


MIguel Cabrera. (Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Overtakes Eric Hosmer In All-Star Vote, But 7 Royals Still In Line To Start

Cabrera now leads Hosmer by about 1.3 million votes after trailing by 470,000 in the last return.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2015

Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain, left, and third baseman Mike Moustakas. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

DiCaro: Royals Voting Mania A Good Excuse For All-Star Game Reform

It’s time to overhaul the MLB All-Star Game voting procedures and tweak other rules.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2015

Royals second baseman Omar Infante. (Getty Images)

Your AL All-Star Starters? It’s On Pace To Be The Royals, Plus Mike Trout

Omar Infante, he of a .204 average, is on track to be the AL starting second baseman.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2015

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Levine: Wrigley Field Under Consideration For Future All-Star Game

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred visited Wrigley Field on Friday.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2015

Petco Park. (Getty Images)

San Diego’s Petco Park Will Host 2016 MLB All-Star Game

It will mark two straight years in which the Midsummer Classic is held in an NL park.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2015

American League All-Star Miguel Cabrera hits a home run in the first inning.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jeter, Trout Lead AL Over NL 5-3 In All-Star Game

Helping send Derek Jeter out a winner in his last All-Star game appearance, Mike Trout drove in two runs with a triple and a double to lead the American League past the National League 5-3 on Tuesday night.


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View: Breakdown Of America’s All-Star Final Voting

Anthony Rizzo got a lot of support out West, while Chris Sale had lots of votes from the East.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

Jeff Samardzija. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Trade Costs Samardzija Shot At All-Star Game

The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.


Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox is congratulated by Alexei Ramirez #10 after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on June 27, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Cuban Connection Named All Stars

All Stars Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez were elated with the honor of being named to the American League squad for the mid-summer classic in Minneapolis, July 15.


Bud Selig. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bud Selig’s Brain Cloud

By Tim Baffoe- (CBS) I’ve long contended that one of America’s most heinous shortcomings is the underappreciation of the film Joe Versus The Volcano. Since you’re probably not privy, the film is about a guy played […]

670 The Score–07/17/2013

American League All-Star Chris Sale  pitches during the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

American League Wins All-Star Game 3-0

Mariano Rivera reported for work an inning early, and walked off to a fitting tribute.


Robin Ventura.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ventura To Join AL Coaching Staff For All-Star Game

Tigers manager Jim Leyland has selected Ventura and Blue Jays manager John Gibbons as his coaches for the AL All-Star squad


Jake Peavy. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Peavy Heading To All-Star Game As Replacement

Jake Peavy is heading to the All-Star Game in Kansas City after all.