Originally posted on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 7/16/13
Fun fact: Matt Carpenter was once eliminated from a spelling competition after not knowing how to properly spell squirrel. Tough luck considering the entire city of St. Louis rallied behind the furry creature during the Cardinals' 2011 World Series run. Check out Carpenter's interview with FOX Sports' Gar Ryness from Citi Field. Video: Carpenter, can you spell squirrel? LOOKING GOOD Check out some photos of the Cardinals' All-Star selections as the enjoy the Midsummer Classic festivities in New York FUTURE STAR Memphis Redbirds second baseman and Cardinals prospect Kolten Wong took part in the MLB Futures Game on Sunday and helped his U.S. Team defeat the World Team 4-2 with a single and stolen base. Check out what he had to say following the game on what it's like playing for the St. Louis Cardinals organization. Video: Kolten Wong on Cardinals winning ways TWEET TWEET Flying in style to the All-Star Game There is no doubt that we are bless! pic.twitter.comvqf5vx56HH Carlos Beltran (@carlosbeltran15) July 15, 2013 Familiar Face... A Carpenter and a man who built a pretty successful career with the STLCards. ASG pic.twitter.comfFnIxDWwGv St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) July 15, 2013 Carpenter takes to Twitter to describe the Home Run Derby.. Love watching fathers throw to their sons in the HRDerby what a thrill that has to be for a parent.. Matt Carpenter (@MattCarp13) July 16, 2013 I think the world found out tonight how much pop Yoenis cespedes has freak HRDerby Matt Carpenter (@MattCarp13) July 16, 2013 Finals Cespedes vs Harper... I've got this being an epic showdown with @Bharper3407 ultimately taking home the hardware Matt Carpenter (@MattCarp13) July 16, 2013 The @Cardinals keep everyone happy on social media .@carlosbeltran15 and @Yadimolina04 at ASG BP. pic.twitter.comUqApC3HdVM St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) July 16, 2013 ALL-STAR ECONOMICS & TECHNOLOGY FOX Sports' Rick Horrow discusses the economic impact of the MLB All-Star Game for New York City and the Mets as well as the role new technology plays in putting on such a major event. Video: Horrow: MLB All-Star Game Economic Report Video: Horrow: MLB All-Star Game Technology Report THE ROSENTHAL & MOROSI AWARDS FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi allocate their MLB first-half awards. Spoiler alert: It's not a surprise who they picked for N.L. MVP... Video: Rosenthal & Morosi: First half awards
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