There was every intention to watch the All Star Game. But then Mike called and wanted to play nine holes of twilight golf and it was so nice out that the offer had to be accepted. So, after a quick nine that included four pars, the first inning was missed, and that was just as well because it looked to have been an ugly one. The television was turned on just in time to see Derek Jeter's hit. But then the daughter called. She is visiting her cousins in New Hampshire for a month. She talked an hour and Mike Trout's hit was missed and Chipper Jones'. Apparently Jones and Jeter, the two old men of the game, did not hit the ball very hard for their hits, but hits they were and that was perfect. All in all, it was a showcase for the National League and for the San Francisco Giants as Matt Cain, Buster Posey and Melky Cabrera were right in the thick of things. It was a total zonk for the American League which has now lost three of these things in a row. That does not bode well for the World Series again. And it also meant the sole pick for yesterday was again incorrect. Ah well. That's the way it goes.
There are no picks today, just the results from yesterday. There will be no game picks post tomorrow as there are no games scheduled. So let this old picker take this opportunity to again thank those of you who visit this feature every day. See you again on Friday.
Games of the Day: 53-40