MLB All Star Game

Red Sox DH David Ortiz at the 2011 All-Star Game. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Ortiz Ready To Represent Red Sox At All-Star Game

While the rest of the Boston Red Sox will actually be using their four-day All-Star break as an actual break, designated hitter David Ortiz will head to Kansas City as the team’s lone representative.


98.5 The Sports Hub's Adam Kaufman is joined by Damon Amendolara for  another edition of "5 Questions".

‘5 Questions’ With Damon Amendolara

Adam Kaufman is back for another edition of “5 Questions,” this time joined by Damon Amendolara to get his takes on the hottest stories in Boston sports.


Red Sox catcher/DH Jarrod Saltalamacchia. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Roche’s Red Sox Notes: Salty Should Be An All-Star

Dan Roche has plenty of Red Sox thoughts, starting with catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia and the All-Star Game.


Red Sox DH David Ortiz  (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

David Ortiz Is Red Sox Lone AL All-Star, Will Start At DH

Red Sox star David Ortiz has been voted as the starting designated hitter for the American League at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.


PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 12: National League All-Star Prince Fielder #28 of the Milwaukee Brewers runs the bases after hitting a three-run home run in the fourth inning of the 82nd MLB All-Star Game at Chase Field on July 12, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Fielder HR Propels NL To 2nd Straight All-Star Wins; Gonzalez Hits HR

Pitching, speed and a little bit of power. The National League is back on top in the All-Star game, using the same formula that worked during its dominating run in the 1970s and ’80s.


PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 11: American League All-Star Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox looks on during the 2011 State Farm Home Run Derby at Chase Field on July 11, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Beckett: ‘I Could Have Pitched’ After Being Scratched From ASG

Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett was scratched from the All-Star game after feeling soreness in his left knee, but said he could have pitched


Josh Beckett (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Roche: Should We Be Concerned About Beckett’s Knee?

I know it could just be a precaution. I know it’s not the end of the world. I know there’s a lot of baseball left to be played. I also know it’s just a hyper-extended knee.


Red Sox starter Jon Lester. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lester ‘On Track’ But Sox Will Be Cautious

Jon Lester is “On Track” with his return from a back injury, but he and the Red Sox will be cautious with their focus more on September and October.


Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees hits a solo home run in the third inning for career hit 3000 while playing against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2011 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Two Yankees Top All-Star Break Headlines

As All-Star festivities continue in Arizona, Tony and Marc opened Tuesday’s show discussing last nights Home Run Derby, All-Star break trade rumors, and Derek Jeter’s absence from tonight’s All-Star game.

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Arizona Diamondbacks grounds crew member Doug Pierski paints a logo for the MLB All-Star Game in Phoenix on Thursday, July 7, 2011. The MLB All-Star Game is on Tuesday, July 12. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Wallace)

Gresh & Roche: Are MLB All-Stars Captivating Anymore?

Gresh and Dan Roche discuss why people don’t enjoy things anymore, including the MLB All-Star Festivities and true superstars in the game of baseball.

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