Major League Baseball reportedly decides on new host for 2021 All-Star Game

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred recently announced that the 2021 MLB All-Star Game will no longer take place in Atlanta in response to Georgia’s restrictive new voting law, which was signed by Governor Brian Kemp last week. Now, according to a report from Buster Olney, Colorado’s Coors Field is expected to replace Atlanta be … Read more

Source says MLB will not consider Detroit for 2021 All-Star Game

Major League Baseball Rob Manfred has announced that the 2021 MLB All-Star Game will not be played in Atlanta as originally planned due to Georgia passing a state bill that restricts voting access across the state. “Major League Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box,” Manfred said. … Read more

Major League Baseball makes huge announcement regarding 2021 All-Star Game

According to multiple reports, Major League Baseball has announced it is moving the 2021 MLB All-Star Game from Atlanta in response to new voting laws passed by Georgia. Huge news: Major League Baseball announces it will be moving the All-Star Game from Atlanta in response to the new voting laws passed by Georgia. — Jeff … Read more

BREAKING: 2019 MLB All-Star starters revealed

The 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game will take place July 9 at Progressive Field in Cleveland and the starting lineups have been revealed. Embed from Getty Images Not surprisingly, no Detroit Tigers made the cut. Let’s take a look at the American League starters. American League: C: Gary Sanchez – Yankees 1B: Carlos Santana … Read more

Make Baseball Great Again: 5 Ways to Improve America’s Pastime

MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at Boston Red Sox

Ever since Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred was elected to his position prior to the 2015 regular season, he’s been very open to any and all ideas that can improve the sport. If you’re a fan of baseball, you have to admire a very open-minded person in his role exploring all the ways to make the … Read more

WATCH: Justin Upton makes outstanding catch at All-Star Game

On Tuesday night, the American League defeated the National League 2-1 in the 2017 MLB All-Star Game. The win marked the 5th consecutive time the A.L. took down the N.L. in the Midsummer Classic. The only Detroit Tigers player to make an appearance was outfielder Justin Upton and he certainly made the most of his … Read more

Justin Upton named to American League All-Star team

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers now have multiple All-Star representatives for next week’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Outfielder Justin Upton has been named to the American League squad. Congratulations to @JUST_JUP on being added to the American League All-Star Team! — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) July 7, 2017 Upton is hitting .271 with 15 home runs … Read more

MLB ASG Update: Miguel Cabrera continues to slide in first base vote

Two weeks ago, Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was the leading vote-getter at first base in the American League for the 2017 MLB All-Star Game. Last week, he was overtaken by Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso. The latest update in the AL voting portion was made public on Tuesday and not only does Cabrera continue … Read more

MLB: All-Star Game no longer determines home-field advantage in World Series

If you woke up today thinking “I hope one of the stupidest rules in professional sports gets changed” then you’re in luck! Major League Baseball has announced that the league that wins baseball’s annual All-Star Game between the American League and National League will no longer automaticcally be granted home-field advantage in the World Series, … Read more

EDITORIAL: MLB needs to change the World Series ‘home-field advantage’ clause

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. The 87th edition of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game finished … Read more

American League clinches home field with 4-2 victory in 87th All-Star Game

For the first time since 1992 and the first time at Petco Park, the San Diego Padres played host to the annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game. The 87th edition of the mid-summer classic pitted the American League, managed by Royals skipper Ned Yost against the National League, led by Mets manager Terry Collins. With home field advantage … Read more

Help send Ian Kinsler and Starling Marte to the 2016 MLB All-Star Game

The 2016 MLB All-Star Game starting rosters and reserves were announced on Tuesday. Only one Detroit Tiger, that being Miguel Cabrera, was selected to the team as a reserve at first base. Another Tiger has a chance to be in San Diego as well. Ian Kinsler was selected as one of the ‘Final Vote‘ candidates. Kinsler has … Read more

Tigers prospects Joe Jimenez, Christin Stewart selected to 2016 Futures Game

Two young stars down in the Detroit Tigers‘ farm system will have a chance to show their talents on a big stage. Pitcher, Joe Jimenez and outfielder, Christin Stewart have both been selected to represent the Tigers’ organization at the 2016 All-Star Futures Game in San Diego, California on July 10th. The Futures Game is … Read more

Jose Iglesias makes amazing play in All-Star Game [Video]

In the bottom of the eighth inning of Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game, Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias made a play that almost every other person in the world would consider almost impossible. [email protected]_SS put his defense on display at the #ASG. WATCH: — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) July 15, 2015 It was just another … Read more

Miguel Cabrera voted AL starting first baseman

Despite being out with a calf strain for the next six weeks, the Detroit Tigers first baseman, Miguel Cabrera, has been voted in as the starting first baseman for the American League. Cabrera is an all-star for the 10th time in his career and for the 6th straight year. He was elected as a starter for the 3rd … Read more

Top 10 MLB All-Star Game moments of all time

With the Major League Baseball All-Star Game coming up, we thought it would be fun to take a look at the greatest All-Star Game moments in baseball history. Which is your favorite moment? Here is a countdown of the top 10 moments in All-Star Game history. Ichiro hits inside-the-park home run   Randy Johnson scares … Read more