all-star game

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22:  Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers gives Miguel Cabrera #24 a pat on the back after a 8-6 win over the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Cabrera hit a two-run home run to help the Tigers to a win. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Ausmus Downplays Risks Of Home Run Derby Participation

Brad Ausmus scoffs at the idea that the home run derby could cause a slugger to go into a slump.

97.1 The Ticket–07/03/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - JULY 14: Chris Davis #19 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates with Adam Jones #10 after hitting a home run in the third inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 14, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

All-Star Game Played Under Drug Cloud

Chris Davis knows power surges lead to suspicion in the 21st century. The debate has even trickled down to clubhouse banter

97.1 The Ticket–07/17/2013

American League All-Star Manager Jim Leyland looks on from the dugout during the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens  borough of New York City. (Getty Images/Elsa)

Tigers Contribute Big In MLB All-Star Game

The Detroit Tigers brought six players to the All-Star Game Tuesday, the largest contingent of any team in the league. The group quickly justified the selections.

CBS Detroit–07/17/2013

American League All-Star Manager Jim Leyland looks on from the dugout during the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens  borough of New York City. (Getty Images/Elsa)

Rivera Pitches A Perfect Eighth Inning In Final All-Star Game

American League manager Jim Leyland kept his promise.

97.1 The Ticket–07/16/2013

Manager Jim Leyland  looks on from the dugout steps against the Oakland Athletics in the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on April 14, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Leyland Reveals Which Players Are Most Key To Second Half

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland talked with Stoney and Bill on 97.1 The Ticket Tuesday and had a quick answer to which position on the Tigers he wanted better production from.

CBS Detroit–07/16/2013

Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Texas Rangers in the first inning at Comerica Park on July 13, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Boys Of Summer: Young Phenoms Hit All-Star Game

Flip on any highlight show and you’re almost sure to see them, with those peach-fuzz faces and boyish features beneath their big league caps.

97.1 The Ticket–07/16/2013

TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 4: Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates their victory with Alex Avila #13 during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 4, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Old-Timers Find Room In Young Man’s All-Star Game

Detroit outfielder Torii Hunter turns 38 later this week.

97.1 The Ticket–07/16/2013

Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees stands on the mound in the ninth inning after surrendering a two run home run against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on July 7, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Closing Extraordinary Yankees Career With Grace, Style

He is an old man who pitches alone on the mound in the great stadiums.

97.1 The Ticket–07/15/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 22: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers attempts to make the throw to first base on the ground ball from Mike Carp #37 of the Boston Red Sox during the fourth inning of the game at Comerica Park on June 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Red Sox 10-3. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Scherzer Describes His First Half As ‘Excellent’

As a result, Scherzer is going to his first ever All-Star Game, where he plans to talk to Mariano Rivera.

CBS Detroit–07/15/2013

Manager Jim Leyland  looks on from the dugout steps against the Oakland Athletics in the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on April 14, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Leyland Names Replacements For Verlander, Others For All-Star Game

Under baseball’s labor contract, pitchers who start on the Sunday before the All-Star game may opt not to participate.

97.1 The Ticket–07/14/2013

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