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2012 All-Star Game News Archive - May 2012

  • Voting ends, but All-Star drama far from over

    All-Star voting is over. Now you can kick back, catch your breath, watch some baseball, and then tune into TBS for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game Selection Show presented by Taco Bell at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday.

  • Fans cast record 3.8 million All-Star ballots in one day

    The All-Star Game MLB.com Ballot closes at 11:59 ET tonight, and fan continue to vote in record fashion. With 12 hours remaining in the process, fans had cast 6.7 million ballots over the past two days -- including a one-day record at MLB.com of 3.8 million ballots.

  • All-Star Week statue tradition hits Kansas City

    A decade of strategic statue positioning around All-Star cities is about to culminate with the arrival of 1,000-pound objets d'art in Kansas City, and part of that summertime tradition is the ability to purchase the replica versions at the MLB.com Shop.

  • Braun regains starting spot in NL All-Star voting

    It appears the National League's All-Star Game starting lineup could come down to a photo finish, particularly for an outfield spot that continues to change hands.

  • All-Star voting enters exciting final week

    There are still a number of questions be answered as to who the starters will be for the 83rd All-Star Game, and now comes the real thrill ride to get some answers as we enter the final week of voting.

  • Hamilton, Kemp getting support in Derby poll

    The straw slugging poll has spoken. The first early returns have come in on who fans would like to see in the State Farm Home Run Derby, and there aren't many surprises on the list.

  • Prospects pack rosters for Futures Game

    The rosters for the XM All-Star Futures Game in Kansas City, set to be a part of the Taco Bell All-Star Sunday festivities on July 8, were released on Thursday.

  • Brett, Bernie to manage in Futures Game

    Royals Hall of Famer George Brett will manage the U.S. team and former Yankees star Bernie Williams will skipper the World team in the 2012 Futures Game.

  • Melky overtakes Braun in NL All-Star voting

    The Giants' Melky Cabrera leap-frogged Ryan Braun of the Brewers to take over the third starting outfield spot behind the Dodgers' Matt Kemp and the Cardinals' Carlos Beltran this week. Meanwhile, Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal overtook the top spot at his position, ahead of the injured Troy Tulowitzki of the Rockies.