Melky Cabrera homered and won the MVP award, and San Francisco Giants teammate Matt Cain started a strong pitching performance for the NL in its most-lopsided All-Star victory.
Kansas City fans were upset after the captain of the AL squad said he would choose a hometown player for his four-man team, but instead bypassed Royals star Billy Butler and went with Prince Fielder of the Tigers, Mark Trumbo of the Angels and Jose Bautista of the Blue Jays.
Dave Duncan, All-Star manager Tony La Russa's pitching coach, is on an open-ended leave of absence to be with his ailing wife and is living in southwest Missouri. He hasn't officially retired, but said Tuesday he didn't anticipate coaching again.
Detroit's Prince Fielder became only the second player to win multiple titles in the All-Star Home Run Derby, thrilling the crowd Monday night at Kauffman Stadium with eight splash shots into the right-field fountain and beating Toronto's Jose Bautista 12-7 in the final.
The man who went out on top last fall after leading the St. Louis Cardinals to an improbable World Series championship, and now is getting a unique encore, swears he doesn't miss managing.
Kansas City baseball fans haven't had much to cheer about over the years, but they're ready to celebrate Tuesday night when the MLB All-Star Game comes to town.
Bryce Harper and Mike Trout, baseball's youthful dynamic duo, will be watched by millions Tuesday night as the All-Star Game returns to Kansas City and Kauffman Stadium for the first time since 1973.
Fewer people than ever care who wins the All-Star Game, even with home-field advantage in the World Series hanging in the balance, but Tony La Russa still does.
The Cardinals took two of three from Miami and headed into the All-Star break on a 6-2 streak.
With home runs from Delmon Young, Prince Fielder and Jhonny Peralta, Detroit swept Kansas City in a three-game weekend series.
Delmon Young and Prince Fielder each had home runs Saturday for the Detroit Tigers in an 8-7 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
Starting pitcher Kyle Lohse allowed just three hits in seven innings of work in 106-degree heat Saturday for the Cardinals in a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins.
Kansas City police have worked with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, FBI, Department of Homeland Security and several other agencies to create its game plan.
Tony Stewart has 18 victories at Daytona, second only to the late Dale Earnhardt's 34 wins. Columbia native Carl Edwards finished the race in sixth place.
Ricky Nolasco allowed an unearned run in six innings and Jose Reyesgot the go-ahead RBI with an infield hit in the seventh, leading the Miami Marlins to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday
The win got the Tigers (42-42) back to .500 for the first time since May 15. They had failed the last eight times when needing one win to reach the mark.
Kansas City seeks a icon as personality shot for the live broadcast of the 83rd All-Star Game.
Lynn (11-4) bounced back with a strong effort following three successive poor outings. The All-Star surrendered four hits and struck out seven in St. Louis' 6-2 victory over Colorado, his first win since June 13.
The Kansas City Royals had a season-high 16 hits in a win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night. All-Star Billy Butler snapped a season-long 0-for-24 hitless streak against Toronto pitching and Yuniesky Betancourt homered as the Royals won for the second time in six games.
After managing the St. Louis Cardinals to the championship last season, Tony La Russa shuffled off into retirement as a three-time World Series-winning manager. Retired or not, La Russa said yes quickly when he was approached about calling the shots in his sixth All-Star Game.