TONIGHT’S ALL-STAR GAME: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

By Mary Cunningham

Tonight at Petco Park in San Diego, baseball’s biggest stars will convene for the 2016 All-Star Game.

The American League is 15-4-1 in the last 20 All-Star Games, so they’ll look to continue their recent dominance over the National League. That’s no small matter with home-field advantage in the World Series on the line.

A total of 79 players were selected this year thanks to injury and pitching replacements. Here are the full rosters for both teams. Here’s how you can watch this year’s Midsummer Classic:

Time: 8pm ET
Television: Fox (broadcasters: Joe Buck, John Smoltz, Tom Verducci, Ken Rosenthal)
Streaming: Fox Sports Go

Managers Ned Yost and Terry Collins announced their All-Star Game starting pitchers and lineups at a press conference at Petco Park. Here is the AL starting lineup:

  1. 2B Jose Altuve, Astros
  2. CF Mike Trout, Angels
  3. 3B Manny Machado, Orioles
  4. DH David Ortiz, Red Sox (above)
  5. SS Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox
  6. 1B Eric Hosmer, Royals
  7. RF Mookie Betts, Red Sox
  8. C Salvador Perez, Royals
  9. LF Jackie Bradley Jr., Red Sox

Starting Pitcher: LHP Chris Sale, White Sox

Here is the NL starting lineup:

  1. 2B Ben Zobrist, Cubs
  2. RF Bryce Harper, Nationals
  3. 3B Kris Bryant, Cubs
  4. DH Wil Myers, Padres
  5. C Buster Posey, Giants
  6. 1B Anthony Rizzo, Cubs
  7. CF Marcell Ozuna, Marlins
  8. LF Carlos Gonzalez, Rockies
  9. SS Addison Russell, Cubs

Starting Pitcher: RHP Johnny Cueto, Giants

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