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Crasnick: Did Wainwright groove pitches?

Whether Adam Wainwright grooved a pitch to Derek Jeter or not, it gets to the problem of what the All-Star Game is really for and if it should "count," Jerry Crasnick writes.

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Crasnick: Captains name HR Derby picks

With Giancarlo Stanton, Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespedes in the mix, the Home Run Derby selections made by the two captains provide plenty of pop.

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AL limits NL to 3 hits in All-Star Game win

Mariano Rivera pitched a perfect eighth inning in his final All-Star appearance, Jose Bautista, J.J. Hardy and Jason Kipnis drove in runs to back a night of pulsating pitching, and the American League beat the National League 3-0 on Tuesday night.

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Caple: Make All-Star voting more American!

Our man is shocked -- shocked! -- to find that All-Star Game ballot boxes are being stuffed. This can't be what the Founding Fathers had in mind when they established our democracy.

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Law: Ranking the farm systems

Keith Law ranks MLB teams based on their farm systems, with the St. Louis Cardinals coming out on top.

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Law: Top 50 MLB free agents, 31-50

Keith Law ranks the top 50 free agents for the class of 2012-13, looking at the second tier of names, including Melky Cabrera and Angel Pagan.

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Law: Top 50 MLB free agents, 11-30

Keith Law ranks the top 50 free agents for the class of 2012-13, looking at the second tier of names, including Melky Cabrera and Angel Pagan.