Mariano Rivera was all set up to save his final All-Star game — or so it seemed. Jim Leyland just wasn’t about to take that chance.
With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?
Jim Rome, host of Rome on CBS Sports Network and The Jim Rome Show on the radio joined CBS Local Sports to give his take on the biggest topics in the major sports.
The Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be held Tuesday and plenty is riding on the midsummer classic from bragging rights to home-field advantage in the 2012 World Series.
The Miami Marlins have lost their first game against a major league team in their brand spanking new ballpark.
It’s Robinson Cano who’s carrying the Yankee Pride so far at the All-Star festivities. He won the Home Run Derby Monday night in a duel with Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez.