Trying to put his All-Star absence controversy behind him, New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter said he did not go to the Phoenix because he wanted to rest his calf for the second half.
Derek Jeter's decision to skip the All-Star festivities has created a stir.
Derek Jeter, David Ortiz and Roy Halladay led the usual slew of Yankees, Red Sox and Phillies picked for the All-Star Game. Joining in this year, a Brew Crew.
Based on that final balloting update, it appears the American League starting lineup for the All-Star game will be loaded with Yankees and Red Sox.