It's been 10 years since the infamous tie at the All-Star Game, but making the contest "count" has not changed much.
There are a few factors that might help explain the American League's recent dominance over the National League.
On paper, the U.S.-South Africa game looks like David Wells versus David Eckstein in a pie-eating contest.
On the mound, White Sox ace Mark Buehrle is a human fast-forward button: He works fast, changes speeds and throws strikes.
Jason Bay hopes to do something a Pirate has never done -- win the Rookie of the Year award.