29 - Number of games it took for Albert Pujols to hit his first home run as a
Los Angeles Angel.
26 - Most saves at the All-Star break.
- Jim Johnson - Baltimore Orioles
16 1/2 - Most games out of first place at the break.
- The Seattle Mariners.
12 - Most wins at the All-Star Break
- R.A. Dickey - New York Mets
- Gio Gonzalez - Washington Nationals
8 - Number of All-Star appearances for Chipper Jones.
7 - Number of big-name retirements during Spring Training or during the
- Tim Wakefield
- Jorge Posada
- Pudge Rodriguez
- Jason Varitek
- Kerry Wood
- Dontrell Willis
- Magglio Ordonez
6 - Number of Pittsburgh Pirates and Washington Nationals on the All-Star
- Ian Desmond
- Gio Gonzalez
- Joel Hanrahan
- Bryce Harper
- Andrew McCutchen
- Stephen Strasburg
5 - Number of New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox on the All-Star
- Derek Jeter
- David Ortiz
- Curtis Granderson
- Robinson Cano
- C.C. Sabathia
5 - Number of 40 year old players (or older) with a hit in an All-Star Game.
- Lou Gehrig
- Stan Musial
- Pete Rose
- Cal Ripken Jr.
- Chipper Jones
4 - Number of Atlanta Braves in the All-Star Game.
- Dan Uggla
- Craig Kimbrel
- Chipper Jones
- Michael Bourn
4 - Number of positions the Braves Martin Prado has played this season.
- Left Field
- 3rd Base
- 2nd Base
3 - Number of No-Hitters thrown this season.
- Jered Weaver - Los Angeles Angels
- Johan Santana - New York Mets
- Kevin Milwood, Charlie Furbush, Stephen Pryor, Lucas Luetge, Brandon League and Tom Wilhelmsen - Seattle Mariners
2 - Number of Perfect Games thrown this season.
- Philip Humber - Chicago White Sox
- Matt Cain - San Francisco Giants
1 - Number of teams without a No-Hitter.
- San Diego Padres
1/2 - Number of years the Houston Astros have left in the National League.
0 - Number of people who thought the Pittsburgh Pirates and Washington
Nationals would be leading their respective divisions at the All-Star break.