Yes..already ryan we are at the halfway point of the major league baseball season..
Hard to believe but these are memorable times for everyone................. and im sure everybody's got a story..mines is growing up sitting in my mom's kitchen eating crabs..all the while consuming all of the all star festivities major league baseball had to offer..the best of the best from the national and american leagues..
All the guys got together in the 305 tonight, miami florida is the sight of this year's all star game.
Marlins park is a beautiful stadium nestled in miami-dade county..built in 2012 and is just big enough to hold some of the largest personalities in the game..
Kershaw, betts, cano, molina..everybody in town for the big two days..the phillies only got one in, pat neshek, as did the orioles..jonathan schoop.
But the nl east leading nationals got five including bryce harper and max scherzer who was named the nl starter..here they are earlier today.
I enjoy facing the best, its what you look for.
You get a chance in the all star game to face the best hitter in the game potentially, thats what you look for so it'll be fun.
I think its great for guys to be able to come in and relax and enjoy what they do.
You play 162 games a year you wanna come in here and just hang out, and enjoy being with your family and friends.
And while the game is tomorrow, some of the biggest hitters in the game got together tonight in the 2017 home run derby.
First upset of the night, hometown guy, defending champ, and favorite giancarlo stanton falls in the first round after yankee gary sanchez beats him 17-16 in round one.
Most exciting part of the first round was another marlin, justin bour putting on a show..the big man hit 21 in round one..only to be upstaged by an even bigger man...6'7 280 pound aaron judge..all rise..he hit one 500 feet!
He's currently into the finals against twins slugger miguel sano.
Never too early to talk about football..always been my motto.
Roughly 7 weeks from the first regular season games..a college football story makes the rundown..the wesley college football team was ranked no.
11 in the 2017 d3football.com preseason top 25 poll, as announced by the website today..
Wesley's been ranked in the preseason top 25 every year since 2006..this year no different.
The 2017 team returns eight starters on defense and seven starters on offense from a 2016 squad that went 9-3 overall and notched their second consecutive share of the njac regular season championship and their 12th straight trip to the ncaa championship tournament.
Wesley will open the 2017 schedule on the road on thursday, aug.
31 when they face delaware valley.
Salisbury university received 12 votes but went unranked in this year's preseason polls.
And of course we cant forget about our friends at the track..
Action at the u.s. 13 dragway this friday night drew over 100 race teams to the motorsports complex in delmar.
Lets take a look at some of the winners..
Coming out on top of the top et finals, was w.r.
Ketterman of salisbury, md.
Ben garnett of smyrna, del.
Picked up the win in mod et and drew birch of whaleysville, md.
Rode to the win in outten bros.
Other winners on the night included: jerry wilkerson of delmar, de.
In hot rod; gary stickles of salisbury md.
In street; cole foskey of rhodesdale, md.
In jr. dragster 1 and brett holston of felton de.
In jr. dragster 2.
Congrats to all the winners..
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