Good morning everyone! The All-Star Break is almost over and baseball will resume again soon. There were a few major stories over the break as well as some other interesting tidbits. Let's check them out...
- The American League came away with a 4-2 victory in the All-Star Game.
- One of the big stories of the game was Jose Fernandez's relationship with slugger David Ortiz.
- Matt Marrone at ESPN talks about his experience playing Pokemon Go at an MLB park.
- The Corpus Christi Hooks even hosted a Pokemon Go night.
- Justin Mason at The Hardball Times has a really cool piece on women who want to play baseball.
- Pinstripe Alley has some ideas on what might make the All-Star Break more interesting.
- Craig Edwards at Fangraphs tried to figure out which of the two All-Star teams had more talent.
- Get your tissues ready for this heartwarming story about a man who aims to spread his son's ashes to every MLB ballpark. If you'd like to help them out on their journey, here's a link to their GoFundMe page.
- Nathaniel Grow breaks down comments by Rob Manfred and Tony Clark on minor league salaries.