mlb all star game
Aside from managing a terribly boring All-Star Game, AL manager Jim Leyland chose to go with 43-year-old Mariano Rivera in the 8th inning last night, versus the 9th, to ensure he’d get in the game. This seems worth screaming at each other over at 6 a.m.
Today is the final day for Nationals fans to vote Ian Desmond into the 2013 MLB All-Star Game. Voting ends at 4 p.m. on Thursday, and has been extended to Twitter, with votes using the hashtag #DesiIn13 counting towards the final tally.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.