Here we are at the Grand Hyatt waiting for the big All-Star Game press conference. It’s expected that Cliff Lee and Ben Sheets will be named the starters. At least that is what I heard is being reported.
This is a media circus. Every baseball reporter of note is in New York. They make the managers, players and coaches available at the hotel today. Then we’ll all troop up to the Stadium for batting practice and the Home Run Derby.
The flight from Toronto landed at about midnight at Newark last night. Got home around 1:30 a.m. Nothing a can (or two) of Red Bull can’t cure.
Keep checking back. We’re going to hammer the blog for two days.