2019 MLB All-Star Game: How to watch, starting lineups, full rosters originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com
The 2019 MLB All-Star break is finally here.
The matchup of baseball’s best athletes returns to Cleveland, Ohio, for the first time since 1997 and the sixth time overall. Back then, names like Cal Ripken, Ken Griffey and Barry Bonds graced the National League and Amercian League starting lineups.
This year the All-Star Game will cap an eventful weekend in and around Progressive Field, including MLB’s new PLAY BALL PARK, an interactive event that will last the entirety of the All-Star break.
The All-Star Game itself will take place on Tuesday, July 9, after a busy weekend including the Futures Game and the Celebrity Softball Game on Sunday and the Home Run Derby on Monday.
Here’s what to know about All-Star week.
2019 MLB All-Star Game How to Watch
Where: Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio
When: 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, July 9th
TV channel: FOX
Live Stream: ESPN Radio
Announcers: Joe Buck (play-by-play), John Smoltz (color), Ken Rosenthal (reporter) and Tom Verducci (reporter)
2019 National League All-Star Roster
Wilson Contreras, C (Cubs)
Freddie Freeman, 1B (Braves)
Ketel Marte, 2B (Diamondbacks)
Nolan Arenado, 3B (Rockies)
Javier Báez, SS (Cubs)
Christian Yelich, OF (Brewers)
Cody Bellinger, OF (Dodgers)
Ronald Acuña Jr., OF (Braves)
Yasmani Grandal, C (Brewers); J.T. Realmuto, C (Phillies); Pete Alonso, 1B (Mets); Josh Bell, 1B (Pirates); Mike Moustakas, 2B (Brewers); Kris Bryant, 3B (Cubs); Anthony Rendon, 3B (Nationals); Paul DeJong, SS (Cardinals); Trevor Story, SS (Rockies); Charlie Blackmon, OF (Rockies); David Dahl, OF (Rockies); Jeff McNeil, OF (Mets)
Sandy Alcantara, RH (Marlins); Walker Buehler, RH (Dodgers); Luis Castillo, RH (Reds); Jacob deGrom, RH (Mets); Zack Greinke, RH (Diamondbacks); Clayton Kershaw, LH (Dodgers); Hyun-Jin Ryu, LH (Dodgers); Max Scherzer, RH (Nationals); Mike Soroka, RH (Braves)
Josh Hader, LH (Brewers); Will Smith, LH (Giants); Kirby Yates, RH (Padres)
2019 American League All-Star Roster
Gary Sánches, C (Yankees)
Carlos Santana, 1B (Indians)
DJ LeMahieu, 2B (Yankees)
Alex Bregman, 3B (Astros)
Jorge Polanco, SS (Twins)
Mike Trout, OF (Angels)
George Springer, OF (Astros)
Michael Brantley, OF (Astros)
Hunter Pence, DH (Rangers)
James McCann, C (White Sox); José Abreu 1B (White Sox); Daniel Vogelbach, 1B (Mariners); Tommy La Stella, 2B (Angels); Matt Chapman, 3B (Athletics); Francisco Lindor, SS (Indians); Mookie Betts, OF (Red Sox); Joey Gallo, OF (Rangers); Austin Meadows, OF (Rays); Whit Merrifield, OF (Royals); J.D. Martinez, DH (Red Sox)
Gerrit Cole, RH (Astros); Lucas Giolito, RH (White Sox); John Means, LH (Orioles); Mike Minor, LH (Rangers); Charlie Morton, RH (Rays); Jake Odorizzo, RH (Twins); Marcus Stroman, RH (Blue Jays); Justin Verlander, RH (Astros)
Aroldis Chapman, LH (Yankees); Shane Greene, RH (Tigers); Brad Hand, LH (Indians); Ryan Pressly, RH (Astros)
2019 All-Star Week Events
- PLAY BALL PARK (Fri. July 5 – Tues. July 9): A new outdoor/indoor interactive baseball theme park.
- All-Star Concert Series (Fri. July 5 – Sat. July 6): Featuring Twenty One Pilots on Friday and The Killers on Saturday.
- The Bridge: MLB’s event which aims to link baseball and culture developed by the MLB Diversity & Inclusion Department.
- MLB All-Star Celebrity Softball Game (p.m. ET Sun. July 7): Celebrities, including Jamie Foxx, are joined by current and former athletes such as the Cavaliers J.R. Smith and former MLB All-Star Jim Thome.
- SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game (p.m. ET Sun. July 7): MLB’s top prospects face off in the Futures Game.
- All-Star Rock ‘n’ Blast (Sun. July 7): Fireworks accompanied by a multimedia display.
- T-Mobile Home Run Derby (Mon. July 8): Last year, in his final season with the Nationals, Bryce Harper won the Home Run Derby at home in Washington, D.C. Who will take home the trophy this year?
All-Star Game History
- 90th annual MLB All-Star Game
- A.L. leads series 44-43-2
- Last A.L. win: 2018 (8-6)
- Last N.L. win: 2012 (8-0)
- Longest ASG: 15 innings (1967 and 2008)
- First MVP: Maury Wills, SS Dodgers (1962)
- Most Recent MVP: Alex Bregman, 3B Astros (2018)
- Most MVP awards by team: Orioles (6)
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