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On location: All-Star Futures Game

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

NEW YORK — Looking ahead to first pitch …

Event: 15th All-Star Futures Game, U.S. vs. World

Pirates’ participants: CF Gregory Polanco, 2B Dilson Herrera

Time: 2:05 p.m.

Site: Citi Field

TV, radio: ESPN2, MLB.com (Internet), MLB Network Radio XM 89

Twitter: @MLBFutures

Here’s the official live box score. I’m here and will write off this event and more for Monday’s Trib.

UPDATE 11:52 p.m.: Polanco is in the starting lineup for the World, batting seventh. For those of you with long — and bitter — memories, Miguel Sano of the Twins is batting cleanup. And based on the BP I just saw him take, you’ll want to watch.

I’ll post videos of some of my conversations with Polanco and Herrera in a bit.

12:01 p.m.: Here are the vids …

Author: Dejan Kovacevic

Dejan Kovacevic, a lifelong Pittsburgher, is an award-winning sports columnist for Trib Total Media covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and, recently, his fourth Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He also appears on WPXI-TV's 'Subway Final Word’ and hosts a weekly show on TribLIVE Radio. For 2011, he was named one of the country's top four columnists by the AP Sports Editors. For 2012, he was named one of the country's top three columnists by the National Headliners. For 2013, he was named the state's top columnist by the Keystone Press Awards and top columnist in Western Pennsylvania by the Golden Quills.

 
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