American League vs National League live stream: Welcome to watch the American League vs National League MLB All-Star Game online and predictions, betting tips and match preview. The 88th edition of the MLB All-Star Game will take place in Miami tonight. American League vs National League is at 01:15 BST on Wednesday, July 12.
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Major League Baseball’s best players take center stage at Miami’s Marlins Park on Tuesday for the much-awaited All-Star Game. This is the 88th edition of the annual meeting between the American League and National League All-Stars.
Fans selected the nine starters per team via online voting. The AL All-Stars starters are catcher Salvador Pérez (Royals), first baseman Justin Smoak (Blue Jays), second baseman Jose Altuve (Astros), third baseman José Ramírez (Indians), shortstop Carlos Correa (Astros), outfielders Mike Trout (Angels), Aaron Judge (Yankees) and George Springer (Astros) and designated hitter Corey Dickerson (Rays).
Trout, however, is injured and has been replaced by Mookie Betts (Red Sox). Justin Upton (Tigers) took Betts’ spot in the reserves. Other reserves for the AL All-Stars are C Gary Sánchez (Yankees), 1B Yonder Alonso (Athletics), 2B Robinson Canó (Mariners), 2B Jonathan Schoop (Orioles), 3B Mike Moustakas (Royals), 3B Miguel Sanó (Twins), SS Francisco Lindor (Indians), OF Michael Brantley (Indians), OF Avisail García (Whited Sox) and DH Nelson Cruz (Mariners). Starlin Castro (Yankees) was initially selected as a reserve but has been replaced by Cano.
Chris Sale of the Boston Red Sox is the starting pitcher for the AL All-Stars. Other pitchers in the team are Chris Archer (Rays), Dellin Betances (Yankees), Chris Devenski (Astros), Craig Kimbrel (Red Sox), Brandon Kintzler (Twins), Lance McCullers Jr. (Astros), Andrew Miller (Indians), Roberto Osuna (Blue Jays), Ervin Santana (Twins), Luis Severino (Yankees) and Jason Vargas (Royals). Also selected but will not play were Yu Darvish (Rangers), Michael Fulmer (Tigers), Dallas Keuchel (Astrso) and Corey Kluber (Indians).
Brad Mills will serve as the manager of the AL All-Stars in place of Cleveland’s Terry Francona, who underwent a minor heart procedure recently.
Starting for the National League All-Stars are C Buster Posey (Giants), 1B Ryan Zimmerman (Nationals), 2B Daniel Murphy (Nationals), 3B Nolan Arenado (Rockies), SS Zack Cozart (Reds) and OFs Charlie Blackmon (Rockies), Bryce Harper (Nationals) and Marcell Ozuna (Marlins).
The NL All-Star reserves are C Yadier Molina (Cardinals), 1B Paul Goldschmidt (Diamondbacks), 1B Joey Votto (Reds), 2B Josh Harrison (Pirates), 2B DJ LeMahieu (Rockies), 3B Jake Lamb (Diamondbacks), 3B Justin Turner (Dodgers), Corey Seager (Dodgers) and OFs Cody Bellinger (Dodgers), Michael Conforto (Mets), Ender Inciarte (Braves) and Giancarlo Stanton (Marlins).
Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals will take the mound for the NL All-Stars. The other pitchersin the team are Wade Davis (Cubs), Zack Greinke (Diamondbacks), Brad Hand (Padres), Greg Holland (Rockies), Kenley Jansen (Dodgers), Corey Knebel (Brewers), Carlos Martínez (Cardinals), Pat Neshek (Phillies), Robbie Ray (Diamondbacks), and Stephen Strasburg (Nationals). Alex Wood of the Dodgers will also see action after he was named as a replacement for teammate Clayton Kershaw.
Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs will manage the NL All-Stars.
The AL All-Stars have won the last four stagings of the All-Star Game but the NL All-Stars still lead their head-to-head meetings 43-42. Last year, the AL All-Stars beat their NL counterparts 4-2 at Petco Park with Eric Hosmer of the Kansas City Royals emerging as the MVP.
Here is the National League lineup
1. Charlie Blackmon (Rockies) CF
2. Giancarlo Stanton (Marlins) DH
3. Bryce Harper (Nationals) RF
4. Buster Posey (Giants) C
5. Daniel Murphy (Nationals) 2B
6. Nolan Arenado (Rockies) 3B
7. Ryan Zimmerman (Nationals) 1B
8. Marcell Ozuna (Marlins) LF
9. Zach Cozart (Reds) SS
Here is the American League lineup
1. Jose Altuve (Astros) 2B
2. Jose Ramirez (Indians) 3B
3. Aaron Judge (Yankees) RF
4. George Springer (Astros) LF
5. Carlos Correa (Astros) SS
6. Justin Smoak (Blue Jays) 1B
7. Corey Dickerson (Rays) DH
8. Salvador Perez (Royals) C
9. Mookie Betts (Red Sox) CF