- Eric Karabell, ESPN.com Senior Writer
MINNEAPOLIS -- The 85th All-Star Game has come and gone, and while it was clearly a night to honor and celebrate New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter in his final midseason classic, on occasion we certainly see eager fantasy owners assign altered value to their players and those they might want to acquire because of events like this. Same thing tends to happen in the playoffs with draft position the following spring. Well, let me tell you while I fully enjoyed the All-Star festivities this week, from the Futures Game to the Home Run Derby to Tuesday's game, which the AL won by a 5-3 score, I can't find fantasy implications. I just can’t.