Did you actually stay up and watch all of that? I confess: I didn’t. But at least I can read about it on the ol’ series of tubes, eh?
Babes Love Baseball has your recap, by the numbers.
Walkoff Walk was there, and has a recap by the feelings.
The ‘Ropolitans says it was tedious.
Thanks to Jeff Passan, we now know why Ichiro just had to be at the All-Star Game this year.
Wax Heaven discusses Dan Uggla’s “uggly” night and gives it a BFD.
Leave it to ShysterBall to come up with the line of the night: “Danny Haren (neck beard) v. Kevin Youkilis (dead badger on chin) has to be the worst facial hair matchup in an All-Star Game since at least the 70s.”
Personally, I found the coverage of the the Josh Hamilton Love-In—aka the Home Run Derby—a little odd. And I’m starting to feel like all that love should maybe, you know, be shared a little?
And I also felt the need to comment on all the roster angst.
From the Hartford Courant via Center Field, the breakdown of whose lockers the Boston’s All Stars were using in the Yankee clubhouse. Of particular note: Manny was borrowing the locker last used by Carl Pavano. GET AWAY FROM THERE, MANNY! UNCLEAN, UNCLEAN!!!!
Jonathan Papelbon said something stupid? No WAY!!!! Get right outta town. (Yanksfan v. Soxfan)
Of course, Red Sox players aren’t the only ones to get booed in New York. Philly’s Chase Utley got it from the crowd, too—only he gave it right back. The 700 Level has video.
What have you been reading about the ASG? Leave links in the comments, or email me!