Indians apologize for Jeff McNeil scoreboard snafu during All-Star Game


AP Pirates prospects Will Craig is hit by a pitch during the second inning of the MLB All Star Futures game Sunday

"It was recognized that he's one of the best pitchers in the big leagues for the last, what, 15 years", Cora said.

The American League beat the National League 4-3 to win their seventh consecutive MLB All-Star Game with Cleveland's Shane Bieber taking home the MVP trophy. He got a little encouragement with two outs - Yankees teammate CC Sabathia, honored this week for his contributions on and off the field, strolled to the mound to talk to the flamethrower.

What an fantastic year thus far for New York Mets rookie first baseman Pete Alonso.

McNeil is leading the majors with a.349 batting average, an impressive feat seeing how he made his major league debut less than a year ago. For the seventh straight year the American League won the game, 4-3.

McNeil, who saw his headshot swapped out for Jacob deGrom's when he came up to bat, was particularly unhappy with the situation.

"I wanted to see my picture up there". All these guys in here, I see these guys as more than my family. "He was at first base, and he kept whispering at me, 'Ver, Ver, Ver, throw 100.' OK, Prince, here we go".

"Going to the Super Bowl, baby", he said. Whose named was spelled "Davis Dahl" on the scoreboard. Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras had his name spelled "Wilson".

When starters Cody Bellinger and Ketel Marte came to the plate, both the Dodger's and Diamondback's information was displayed with the Braves' "A" logo.

Manager Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the National League looks on during the 2019 MLB All-Star Game, presented by Mastercard at Progressive Field.

Not on the field, anyway.

"I felt him out there with me", Trout said. "That can't happen", McNeil said.

Union head Tony Clark says his members want to have "getting players something closer to their value as they are producing it", a reference to the structure that has players getting close to the minimum until they have almost three years of major league service time, when they become eligible for salary arbitration.

USA Today reports the electronic board at Progressive Field misspelled names a couple of times, and included a wrong picture and a pair of wrong team logos.

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