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On location: All-Star media day, Home Run Derby

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

NEW YORK — Looking ahead to first swing …

Event: 28th All-Star Home Run Derby, National League vs. American League

Pirates’ participant: 3B Pedro Alvarez

Time: 8:15 p.m.

Site: Citi Field

TV, radio: ESPN, (Internet), MLB Network Radio XM 89

Twitter: @AllStarGame

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


And here are five videos I just shot with all of the local All-Star representatives at media day …

Pedro Alvarez:

Andrew McCutchen:

Jeff Locke:

Jason Grilli:

Mark Melancon:

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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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