Posts Tagged MLB All-Star Game

4 Royals elected to start All-Star Game; Reds’ Frazier, too

Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain slides home to score the game-winning run on a double by Eric Hosmer during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won the game 3-2. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

NEW YORK (AP) — The All-Star Game will have a Kansas City flavor, just not as much as it appeared last month.

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Cincinnati offers baseball history along with All-Star Game

Visitors browse the "Stars of the Queen City" exhibit at the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum, Friday, July 3, 2015, in Cincinnati. Adjacent to the Great American Ball Park, where the July 14 All-Star Game will be played, the Reds’ own Hall of Fame and Museum is filled with artifacts and interactive exhibits covering Cincinnati players from the Wrights to the “Big Red Machine” of the 1970s to the current team. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CINCINNATI (AP) — The city hosting baseball’s All-Star Game this year was the home of a team that played like all-stars back in 1869.

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All-Star likes what he sees of pioneering girl at MLB camp

Melissa Mayeux holds the bat as she poses at a baseball camp in Paderborn, Germany, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The 16-year-old player on the French U-18 junior national team, made history when she became the first woman on Major League Baseball's international registration list, making her eligible to be signed by Major League teams. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

PARIS (AP) — As a two-time All-Star, Steve Finley knows more than most what it takes to shine in Major League Baseball. So having run his expert eyes over the sport’s pioneering 16-year-old girl at a training camp this week, can he hazard a guess at whether she’ll go on to become MLB’s first female player?

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5 Royals lead in All-Star voting, balloting ends Thursday

Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson hits a solo home run during fourth-inning baseball game action against the Texas Rangers in Toronto on Sunday, June 28, 2015. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead.

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