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Major League Baseball All-Star Game

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  • With just one signing, Dan Duquette and Peter Angelos rewrote the Orioles off season playbook.

    Hey Spring, thanks for coming. I don't want to sound like an ass-hat or anything, but your brother Winter was a royal douche this year. I hope you're planning something nice. The Orioles? You bring the Orioles every year. You added free agents this go-round? Like, 75-year-old retreaded also-rans, right? Maybe Sammy Sosa's grandfather or a homunculus slapped together from pine tar, Louisville Slugger bat shavings, and the pickled liver of Babe Ruth? I hear Albert Belle has finally finished his court-ordered anger management and is available. I think the O's have finally paid off his last contract, so they could use that money to re-sign him. Wait, they landed Nelson Cruz for only $8 million, you say? Wow! They signed Korean pitcher Suk-min Yoon-who, while coveted by many teams, had never played in the States-for $5.75 million, and they gave starter Ubaldo Jimenez a four-year deal? The Orioles did that? Did Peter Angelos mysteriously vanish after the Grant Balfour deal fell through? Has someone checked Dan Duquette's steamer trunk? Are there muffled screams coming out of Buck Showalter's closet? Wait, forget I asked. Let sleeping Angeloses lie.
  • Blame Baltimore for the crappy All-Star Game? Fuck that

    One of my least favorite All-Star Game traditions is eulogizing the All-Star Game. Apparently, the All-Star Game used to be the awesomest thing that ever awesomed, and now it is the suckiest thing that ever sucked. Thom Loverro's lamentation of the...

    The longest season: Offseason

    There's a famous baseball cliché that's referenced frequently by baseball people during the winter months, attributed to a salty old Hall of Famer named Rogers Hornsby, the greatest hitter in the National League and a reputed racist during the days of...

    We Voted--12,500 Times

    We Voted--12,500 Times
    When I first saw the kid pushing the hand truck loaded with a stack of cardboard boxes across Conway Street towards the Lee Street entrance to Oriole Park I thought he might have worked for one of the souvenir street vendors outside replenishing a...

    5 Orioles Facts and 5 Orioles Fictions

    Fact: Despite all the injuries and inconsistencies, the Orioles are in first place. If you had told me at the beginning of the season that Matt Wieters’ season would end in May, that 88 games into the season, J.J. Hardy would only have two homers,...