ESPN | Jerry Crasnick: Commissioner Rob Manfred speaks on the state of MLB at the All-Star Break and discusses possible expansion, among other topics.
Grantland | Bill Barnwell: What if MLB had a player loan system like soccer does? That would make for an even more fascinating trade deadline.
LoHud | Chad Jennings: Unlike the past two years, the AL capturing the All-Star Game could have serious benefits for the Yankees, as this team appears to be stronger than both the 2013 and 2014 squads. Let's hope that Game 1 of the World Series will be at Yankee Stadium this year.
MLB.com | Bryan Hoch: Brett Gardner is having an awesome time at his first career All-Star Game! D'aw.