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American League All-Star Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees acknowledges the crowd after being pulled in the fourth inning during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Pays Tribute to Baseball in Final All-Star Appearance (Video)

As Derek Jeter’s farewell tour made its final All-Star stop in Minnesota, and baseball paid tribute to one of its greatest stars, Jeter paid tribute back to the game of baseball.

07/16/2014

Pitcher Tyler Clippard #36 of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch in the eighth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on May 2, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Why Tyler Clippard of the Nationals is a Two-Time All-Star

Let’s go inside the numbers and explore why Tyler Clippard should be an All-Star, whether by injury replacement or otherwise.

07/15/2014

Pitcher Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on July 12, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pa. (credit: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Should Major League Baseball Lower Mound With Hitting Down?

Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

07/15/2014

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10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises

Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.

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

Yoenis Cespedes will defend his Home Run Derby crown in a new format. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Home Run Derby Participants

A list of the 10 sluggers participating in the Home Run Derby.

07/14/2014

Jordan Zimmermann was the only Washington Nationals player to have been extended an All-Star invitation. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals All-Star Tally: One, Maybe Two

As of now, the Nationals have just one player representing them at the All-Star Game. But a second player could be the final NL representative to be voted in.

07/07/2014

John Wall (credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

John Wall to Participate in 2014 NBA Dunk Contest

John Wall of the Washington Wizards will participate in the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest, the team announced on Thursday.

02/06/2014

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards puts up a shot against the Miami Heat during the fourth quarter of the Wizards 114-97 win at Verizon Center on January 15, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

John Wall Named to Eastern Conference All-Star Team

The NBA announced today that Wizards guard John Wall has been named to the 2014 NBA All-Star team, and will represent Washington during the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana.

01/30/2014

Nationals Park (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Gray to Make Push for 2017 All-Star Game in D.C.

Mayor Vincent Gray said in his weekly radio address exclusive to All-News 99.1 WNEW, “it’s time for the All-Star game for the nation’s pastime to return to the nation’s capital.”

07/21/2013

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