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Matt Harvey tossed two scoreless innings with three strikeouts in his start and David Wright had a single in three plate appearances but the National League fell to the American League 3-0 in the 2013 All Star game at Citi Field. Fred Wilpon summed the night up as "electric" and "fabulous".
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Matt Harvey is "tough as nails". Howard Megdal says there's no time like the present to appreciate how great Harvey and David Wright are. Seriously, don't take these guys for granted.
David Wright has had a long evolution from young up and coming star to team leader and captain.
A pair of ex-Met Carloses were in the building, as Carlos Beltran and Carlos Gomez both played on the National League squad. Beltran says that he could see himself going into the Hall of Fame in a Mets cap. Come back, Carlos! He also doesn't get why a certain sect of Mets fans dislike him. Meanwhile, Gomez has undergone a big transformation from raw talent to superstar.
Forbes released their sports team valuations and the Mets come in at #45 on the list.
Yesterday At AA
Jeff Paternostro continues our trade deadline series by HAILing Josh Satin. Jeff also released the newest edition of Amazin' Avenue Audio.
Matthew Artus revisits the 1964 All Star game that was held at Shea Stadium.
David Moseder looks back at July 16th in Mets history.
Greg Karam has our Daily Farm Report from Tuesday.
Around the Majors
Stricken with brain cancer, union chief Michael Weiner is still in charge and as sharp as ever. Weiner came out with a potential game-changer on the Biogenesis issue.
Over at Grantland, they have the story of Jose Fernandez's journey from Cuba to the MLB All Star game.
A fan ran out on the field during last night's game and got tackled. He tweeted about it leading up to the moment when he made his leap onto Citi Field's grass. This is his story.
Joe Torre says to expect more instant replay in 2014. Don't fail me now, Joe.
Grant Brisbee looked through the greatest lineups in All Star game history.
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