Cody Johnson sings anthem smoothly at All-Star Game a night after Ingrid Andress' panned rendition

Cody Johnson sings anthem smoothly at All-Star Game a night after Ingrid Andress' panned rendition

Country music artist Cody Johnson has performed the national anthem without a hitch before the All-Star Game in his home state of Texas.

Paul Skenes says `I feel like I’m one of them' after hitless inning against All-Stars

Paul Skenes says `I feel like I’m one of them' after hitless inning against All-Stars

Paul Skenes became the fifth rookie to start an All-Star Game, retiring Steven Kwan, Gunnar Henderson and Aaron Judge for the National League in a hitless first inning.

Jarren Duran's 2-run HR gives AL a 5-3 win over NL in All-Star Game started by rookie pitcher Skenes

Jarren Duran's 2-run HR gives AL a 5-3 win over NL in All-Star Game started by rookie pitcher Skenes

Boston’s Jarren Duran, the All-Star MVP, hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the fifth inning and the American League beat the National League 5-3 for its 10th win in the past 11 All-Star Games.

Sons of former big-league stars Ortiz, Ramirez and Grudzielanek among MLB draft picks in late rounds

Sons of former big-league stars Ortiz, Ramirez and Grudzielanek among MLB draft picks in late rounds

Major League Baseball’s three-day amateur draft concluded on Tuesday, with the 30 teams blazing through 300 picks in less than 3 1/2 hours.

MLB will consider whether to return to club uniforms in All-Star Game

MLB will consider whether to return to club uniforms in All-Star Game

Major League Baseball will consider going back to having players wear their team uniforms for the All-Star Game.

Robot umpire challenge system could be tested next spring training, 2026 regular-season use possible

Robot umpire challenge system could be tested next spring training, 2026 regular-season use possible

Major League Baseball could test the use of robot umpires as part of a challenge system in spring training next year, which could lead to regular-season use in 2026.

Dodgers' Teoscar Hernández wins the Home Run Derby

Dodgers' Teoscar Hernández wins the Home Run Derby

Switch-hitting Cleveland third baseman José Ramírez and Philadelphia third baseman Alec Bohm both hit 21 homers in the first round of the Home Run Derby on Monday night, advancing to the semifinals with Kansas City’s Bobby Witt Jr. and Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Teoscar Hernández.

Baltimore's Corbin Burnes to start against Pittsburgh's Paul Skenes in All-Star Game

Baltimore's Corbin Burnes to start against Pittsburgh's Paul Skenes in All-Star Game

Baltimore’s Corbin Burnes will start for the American League in the All-Star Game against Pittsburgh rookie Paul Skenes.

Paul Skenes in spotlight, starting All-Star Game after just 11 major league games

Paul Skenes in spotlight, starting All-Star Game after just 11 major league games

Paul Skenes was the center of attention in a ballpark filled with six dozen All-Stars.

MLB draft rolls into second day, Royals take pitcher Drew Beam from CWS-winning Tennessee

MLB draft rolls into second day, Royals take pitcher Drew Beam from CWS-winning Tennessee

Drew Beam was a key cog of Tennessee’s pitching staff on its road to a College World Series title.

MLB batting average near half-century low and velocity at all-time high

MLB batting average near half-century low and velocity at all-time high

Baseball can’t run away from its lack of runs.

Australian second baseman Travis Bazzana taken by Cleveland Guardians with top MLB draft pick

Australian second baseman Travis Bazzana taken by Cleveland Guardians with top MLB draft pick

Australian second baseman Travis Bazzana was taken by the Cleveland Guardians with the top pick in Major League Baseball’s amateur draft.

Lawrence Butler hits 3 of Athletics' 8 homers in 18-3 rout of Phillies

Lawrence Butler hits 3 of Athletics' 8 homers in 18-3 rout of Phillies

Lawrence Butler hit three home runs, Brent Rooker and Seth Brown each had two homers, and the Oakland Athletics routed the first-placed Philadelphia Phillies 18-3.

Adrián Beltré is going from All-Star Game in Texas to Hall of Fame induction in Cooperstown

Adrián Beltré is going from All-Star Game in Texas to Hall of Fame induction in Cooperstown

Adrián Beltré took a side trip on the way to his induction in Cooperstown.

Yankees, Orioles both score 3 in the ninth. After all that chaos, Baltimore leads the division by 1

Yankees, Orioles both score 3 in the ninth. After all that chaos, Baltimore leads the division by 1

The Baltimore Orioles prevailed in a wild ninth inning in which each closer allowed three runs.