CHICAGO -- Odd as it may seem, Wade Miley just wanted to get the All-Star Game over with.
The D-backs' rookie was excited for the experience and eager to take it all in, but Miley has maintained that he's more focused on the team's goals than any personal achievements.
"I'm ready to put that behind me and get back to this, our team goal," Miley said. "I'm just excited to get after it."
Even so, Miley said he made memories he'll never forget. Most memorable of his time in Kansas City, Miley said, was his jog in from the bullpen for a ninth-inning appearance.
"I had chills running down by whole body," Miley said.
Miley faced two hitters, allowing a hit to Twins catcher Joe Mauer and getting Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus to ground into a fielder's choice.
Miley, the lone D-backs representative in the game, said he also had the chance to get to know the other All-Stars and pick their brains a bit. He stayed busy with events such as the Home Run Derby, media sessions, the All-S...