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National League Trounces American League

Ends 13-year All-Star drought

(Newser) - "Enough was enough," said St. Louis' Adam Wainwright. Indeed. The National League captured its first Midsummer Classic since 1996 with a 3-1 victory last night. Brian McCann earned MVP honors with a three-run double in the seventh inning, and right fielder Marlon Byrd alertly threw out David Ortiz... More »

Ex-Major Leaguer Jose Lima Dead at 37

Pitcher for Dodgers, Astros, Mets suffered heart attack

(Newser) - Former major league pitcher Jose Lima died today at age 37, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced. The Aguilas Cibaenas, Lima's winter ball team in the Dominican Republic, said he died of an apparent heart attack. In 13 major league seasons, Lima was 89-102 with a 5.26 ERA. He hadn't... More »

Keith Hernandez Dozes Off During Mets Game

Announcer grabs some z's during extra innings

(Newser) - Love the tension and excitement of extra-innings baseball? We're sure Keith Hernandez does, too, so he was probably dreaming about it when he fell asleep during the Mets' 11-inning victory over the Giants on Saturday. Cameras caught the announcer and former All-Star—and Seinfeld guest star—face-down in the booth,... More »

Nomar Garciaparra Retires at 36

Oft-injured shortstop signs 1-day deal with Boston to do it

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