2012 All-Star Game
Flashing their bright orange spikes and booming bats, the San Francisco sluggers keyed a five-run blitz against Justin Verlander in the first inning that sent the National League to an 8-0 romp over the American League.
Kevin previews the 2012 All Star Game with Tom Ackerman, who got the chance to speak personally with Tony Gwynn, Dave Stewart, and Negro Leagues Museum President Bob Kendrick.
La Russa unveiled perhaps his biggest All-Star decision on Monday, choosing Giants ace Matt Cain to start for the NL ahead of Mets 12-game winner R.A. Dickey. The move pairs Cain with teammate Buster Posey, the NL’s starting catcher.
With our guys in Kansas City for the 83rd MLB All-Star Game, we had interviews with Lou Brock, Carlos Beltran, David Freese, Lance Lynn & Tony La Russa.
This will mark the second time that a retired manager will lead an All-Star squad. Hall of Fame manager John McGraw retired following the 1932 season and managed the N.L. squad in the first Midsummer Classic in 1933.