• How Chicago White Sox and Cubs players performed in the All-Star Game, including Tim Anderson's part in a flashy double play

    23 days ago - By Bésame

    The night began with Denzel Washington honoring Jackie Robinson.
    Moments later, members of the National League and American League teams gathered near home plate at Dodger Stadium, where Mookie Betts led the crowd in wishing Rachel Robinson a happy 100th birthday.
    There were big cheers when Clayton Kershaw of the hometown Los Angeles Dodgers struck out New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge.
    Judge's Yankees teammate Giancarlo Stanton provided the power with a two-run homer in the fourth against another Dodgers pitcher, Tony Gonsolin. Byron Buxton of the Minnesota Twins followed with a homer...
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  • Angels' Shohei Ohtani announces his plans, delivers first All-Star hit

    23 days ago - By Bésame

    LOS ANGELES - Shohei Ohtani called his shot.
    Sort of.
    Before Ohtani stepped to the plate to lead off the All-Star Game, the Angels' two-way star announced to the world - and to Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw - in an on-deck circle interview with Fox's Tom Verducci what he planned to do.
    “First pitch, first swing,” Ohtani said in English. “That's it.”
    Ohtani said later that it was no joke. He said through his interpreter that he was “100 percent” swinging at anything that Kershaw threw him.
    Ohtani got a 91 mph fastball off the outside corner and he broke his bat as he flared it into center...
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  • For many All-Star Game fans, it wasn't about LA glitz or MLB's elite - it was all about family

    23 days ago - By Bésame

    National League All-Star starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws to an American League All-Star batter during the first inning of an MLB All-Star baseball game at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)
    Fans are in place for the All-Star game between American and National League All-Star game at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)
    American League All-Stars Ty France, left, of the Seattle Mariners greets manager Dusty...
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