Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball’s national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.
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.
Derek Jeter ended a home run drought of 161 at-bats in his final regular-season game against the Los Angeles Angels, and the New York Yankees kept Hector Santiago winless in seven starts with a 9-2 victory on Wednesday night.
The Angels scored three runs on five straight walks in the eighth inning after Jered Weaver escaped a based-loaded jam with no outs in the top half, and Los Angeles beat the New York Yankees 4-1 on Monday night.
Pinch-hitter Lyle Overbay singled in the go-ahead run with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, helping the New York Yankees to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.
Mark Ellis hit a 2-out walkoff RBI single to score Andre Ethier from second and beat the Yankees in the first of the two-game series, 3-2.
C.J. Wilson outdid Andy Pettitte with seven effective innings, Albert Pujols and Mark Trumbo each had three hits and Chris Iannetta singled home the go-ahead run, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
Whether as a starter or a reliever, David Phelps will likely be an integral part of the Yankees.
The fan who returned Derek Jeter’s ball from his 3,000th hit will get a bit of personal memorabilia — his own baseball card.