"Bryce Harper knew exactly what he was doing a couple of weeks ago in Washington when he hashtagged that Instragram picture of him and Las Vegas pal Kris Bryant, and their wives, with "#Back2BackOneDay".
Harper's grab in shallow right field halted the American League in the second during the thus-far-scoreless Midsummer Classic and made sure to showcase himself via hair flip after completing the catch.
Tonight will be the first All-Star Game in 14 years that won't decide home-field advantage for the World Series (thank goodness), and with the freedom of again having a true exhibition, Major League Baseball has the opportunity to get experimental, if it wants.
Harper said later that he thought the interview was fun.
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Harper (4,630,306 votes) and New York Yankees rookie outfielder Aaron Judge (4,488,702) were the leading vote-getters in balloting this year. Make Baseball Fun Again - has an idea about how to spice things up.
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Harper certainly enjoys hitting at Citizens Bank Park, something he's said in years past.
Buck: "I think he'll be". With so much going on during the weekend, the game is not always the best event. This is still the same entity that has different rules for the AL and NL despite the fact that they play in the same broader league.
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He was, of course, named the game's MVP, becoming the third Mariners player to do so, joining Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr . Finally, while Miami is a good tourism city, it's also one of MLB's more isolated locations .
"I remember coming down here and the humidity just being stifling", Posey said of playing against the Hurricanes.
"With DC, the guys that we have right now with (younger stars such as third baseman Anthony) Rendon and (shortstop) Trea Turner and (center fielder) Michael Taylor and having the veteran guys that we do in (All-Star starting pitchers Max) Scherzer and Strasburg".
He said he felt like he was commentating, like on NFL Network. They reached their high-water mark of 15 games over.500 on June 12 (38-23), but have since lost 18 of 25, failing to win a series in their last eight tries. Logically, they should just play under the same set of rules just to make life easier for everyone, but tradition has dictated otherwise.
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Meanwhile, Gilles Muller plays Marin Cilic first on Court One, before Thomas Berdych faces Novak Djokovic. Andy Murray has recorded a straight-sets victory over Benoit Paire to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals.
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