CLEVELAND (UPI) — The 2019 MLB All-Star Game rosters were unveiled Thursday as the annual midsummer classic approaches.
This year’s All-Star Game will take place July 9 at Progressive Field in Cleveland. It’s the first time Cleveland has hosted the event since 1997. Last year’s winner was the American League, with Houston Astros star Alex Bregman winning the MVP award for his go-ahead home run in the 10th inning.
All-Star pitchers and reserves will be revealed June 30 at 5:30 p.m. ET.
MLB All-Star voting results: American League starters
Second baseman: DJ LeMahieu, New York Yankees
Shortstop: Jorge Polanco, Minnesota Twins
Third baseman: Alex Bregman, Houston Astros
Outfielder: George Springer, Houston Astros
Outfielder: Michael Brantley, Houston Astros
MLB All-Star voting results: National League starters
Second baseman: Ketel Marte, Arizona Diamondbacks
Shortstop: Javier Baez, Chicago Cubs
Third baseman: Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies
Outfielder: Christian Yelich, Milwaukee Brewers
Outfielder: Cody Bellinger, Los Angeles Dodgers
Outfielder: Ronald Acuna Jr., Atlanta Braves
Schedule and how to watch:
All-Star Futures Game: July 7, 7 p.m. ET (MLB Network)
This year’s Futures Game will have a new format, and will be shortened from nine to seven innings. Instead of United States players playing a world team, the American League prospects will face the National League prospects.
Home Run Derby: July 8, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN, ESPN Radio)
The Home Run Derby winner will receive $1 million, raising the stakes for this year’s event. The home run competition will have an eight-person, head-to-head bracket format.
All-Star Game: July 9, 7:30 p.m. ET (FOX TV, ESPN Radio)
Alex Cora and Dave Roberts will determine the starting pitcher for each squad. Roberts will pick the designated hitter for the National League.
Reporting by Connor Grott
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