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Jarren Duran's 2-run HR gives AL a 5-3 win over NL in All-Star Game started by rookie pitcher Skenes

Jul. 17, 2024 00:24 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Speedy Jarren Duran describes himself as a player who keeps his head down, works hard and never thinks of himself as being better than anybody else. Duran turned some heads in his first All-Star Game, hitting a tiebreaking two-run homer for the American...

Corbin Burnes has whirlwind All-Star experience after checking in on newborn twins

Jul. 16, 2024 21:58 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corbin Burnes planned to break away from his newborn twin daughters and show up at the All-Star Game regardless of whether he was the starting pitcher for the American League. In a Midsummer Classic filled with replacements and first-time All-Stars, the...

Texas heat: It was 99 degrees outside when All-Star Game started, this time there was a roof

Jul. 16, 2024 20:38 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas again brought the heat for an All-Star Game. It was 99 degrees outside when the 94th Midsummer Classic began Tuesday night under the closed retractable roof at Globe Life Field. Inside, it felt like 74 degrees. There was no roof or...

Sons of former big-league stars Ortiz, Ramirez and Grudzielanek among MLB draft picks in late rounds

Jul. 16, 2024 20:30 PM EDT

Major League Baseball's three-day amateur draft concluded on Tuesday, with the 30 teams blazing through 300 picks in less than 3 1/2 hours. There were some familiar last names selected on the final day, which consisted of rounds 11 through 20. The Los Angeles Angels...

Not having Pride Night didn't exclude Rangers from hosting All-Star Game, Manfred says

Jul. 16, 2024 17:30 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers being the only Major League Baseball team not to hold a Pride Night was not a decisive factor when the commissioner's office picked the team to host this year's All-Star Game. “There are a whole host of factors that go into deciding...

Beltré set for ceremonial first pitch at All-Star Game alongside Rodríguez, Ryan and Jenkins

Jul. 15, 2024 20:27 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltré will throw out the ceremonial first pitch for the All-Star Game at the home of his final team, the Texas Rangers, five days before his induction as a first-ballot Hall of Famer. Beltré will be accompanied by three other former Rangers in the...

Royals' Lugo gets first All-Star nod alongside teammate Witt, who celebrates Texas ties

Jul. 15, 2024 19:48 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Seth Lugo faced Bobby Witt Jr. and the rest of the Kansas City Royals last year when they were on their way to a last-place finish in the AL Central. The right-hander picked the Royals in free agency and now is a first-time All-Star along with Witt and...

World Series MVP Seager from host Rangers added to AL All-Star roster, replacing injured Correa

Jul. 15, 2024 00:42 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Two-time World Series MVP Corey Seager has been named to the American League All-Star roster as a replacement for injured Minnesota shortstop Carlos Correa, giving the reigning champion and host Texas Rangers a third player in Tuesday night's game. Correa...

Josh Smith hits 2 two-run homers to lead Rangers to 4-2 win over Astros

Jul. 14, 2024 17:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Smith homered twice with four RBIs to lead the Texas Rangers to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday. Smith had a two-run shot in the first and added another one with two outs in the eighth to push the lead to 4-1. It’s the first multi-homer game of the...

Adrián Beltré is going from All-Star Game in Texas to Hall of Fame induction in Cooperstown

Jul. 14, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrián Beltré took a side trip on the way to his induction in Cooperstown, with the third baseman going back to where he finished his Hall of Fame career. Beltré is serving as an ambassador for Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game deep in the heart of Texas,...