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About Last Night at Citi Field

Don’t count on me for in-depth analysis of last night’s All-Star Game from Citi Field in Queens, as I am seven time zones away and was fast asleep during this year’s “This Time It Matters” affair.

NBC Hardball Talk’s Craig Calcaterra has a handy recap of the 3–0 American League triumph — interestingly, Joe Nathan earned the save, yet Mariano Rivera took home MVP honors for pitching a scoreless eighth inning — but those with video cravings should check out links to see Prince Fielder chugging around the bases in the ninth, Robinson Cano getting drilled in the knee with a Matt Harvey fastball in the first, and Manny Machado showing off his arm from the outfield grass behind third base in the seventh.

 

 

Jason Epstein is the president of Southfive Strategies, LLC. He was a public-relations consultant for the Turkish embassy in Washington from 2002 to 2007.

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