Category: Major League Baseball

Stars Will Shine In San Diego

The All Star Break is upon us! Continuing Monday with the Home-Run Derby from Petco Park in San Diego. Be sure to tune in (6pm MT ESPN) to see the game’s best “long ball” hitters crush some “dingers” into the stands. This year’s contest, like last year’s, is a bracket format with contestants seeded by # of HR’s through last Wednesday and here is how it goes:



Qtr. Final #1: #1 Mark Trumbo BAL vs. #8 Corey Seager LAD: 16-15

Qtr. Final #2: #4 Robinson Cano SEA vs. #5 Giancarlo Stanton MIA: 24-7

Qtr. Final #3: #3 Adam Duvall CIN vs. #6 Wil Myers SD: 11-10

Qtr. Final #4: #2 Todd Frazier CHW vs. #7 Carlos Gonzalez COL: 13-12




Semi-Final #1:#1 Mark Trumbo BAL vs. #5 Giancarlo Stanton MIA: 17-14

Semi-Final #2: #3 Adam Duvall CIN vs. #2 Todd Frazier CHW: 16-15


#5 Giancarlo Stanton MIA vs. #2 Todd Frazier: 20-13

Then on Tuesday, tune in as the game’s best players all gather for the “Mid-Summer Classic”, the 87th All-Star Game live from Petco Park (6pm MT FOX). Here are the Rosters & Starting Lineups for both the National League & American League.

American League


C      Salvador Perez           KC Royals

1B     Eric Hosmer               KC Royals

2B     Jose Altuve                HOU Astros

SS     Xander Bogaerts       BOS Red Sox

3B     Manny Machado        BAL Orioles

OF     Mike Trout                 LA Angels

OF     Jackie Bradley Jr.      BOS Red Sox

OF     Mookie Betts            BOS Red Sox

DH     David Ortiz              BOS Red Sox


C        Stephen Vogt           OAK Athletics

C        Matt Weiters             BAL Orioles

1B      Miguel Cabrera         DET Tigers

2B      Robinson Cano         SEA Mariners

SS      Francisco Lindor       CLE Indians

3B      Josh Donaldson        TOR Blue Jays

IF       Eduardo Nunez         MIN Twins

OF     Carlos Beltran           NY Yankees

OF     Ian Desmond            TEX Rangers

OF     Mark Trumbo             BAL Orioles

OF     Michael Saunders     TOR Blue Jays


RHP     Marco Estrada        TOR Blue Jays (INJURED)

LHP     Cole Hamels           TEX Rangers

RHP     Danny Salazar        CLE Indians

LHP     Chris Sale               CHI White Sox

RHP     Steven Wright         BOS Red Sox

RHP     Dellin Bentances     NY Yankees

RHP     Brad Brach              BAL Orioles

RHP     Zach Britton            BAL Orioles

RHP     Alex Colome           TB Rays

RHP     Wade Davis            KC Royals (INJURED)

RHP     Will Harris               HOU Astros

RHP     Kelvin Herrera        KC Royals

RHP     Craig Kimbrel         BOS Red Sox (INJURED)

LHP     Andrew Miller          NY Yankees

RHP     Corey Kluber          CLE Indians (REPLACES Estrada)

RHP     Aaron Sanchez      TOR Blue Jays (REPLACES Kimbrel)

RHP     Jose Quintana       CHI White Sox (REPLACES Salazar)


Starting Lineup:

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

P     Chris Sale     CHI White Sox


National League


C       Buster Posey           SF Giants

1B     Anthony Rizzo         CHI Cubs

2B     Ben Zobrist              CHI Cubs

SS     Addison Russell      CHI Cubs

3B     Kris Bryant               CHI Cubs

OF     Bryce Harper           WSH Nationals

OF     Yoenis Cespedes     NY Mets (INJURED)

OF     Dexter Fowler          CHI Cubs (INJURED)


C     Jonathan Lucroy          MIL Brewers

C     Wilson Ramos             WSH Nationals

1B     Paul Goldschmidt      ARI Diamondbacks

1B     Wil Myers                  SD Padres

2B     Daniel Murphy          WSH Nationals

SS     Corey Seager           LA Dodgers

3B     Nolan Arenado         COL Rockies

IF     Matt Carpenter          STL Cardinals (INJURED)

OF     Carlos Gonzalez     COL Rockies (WILL START for Cespedes)

OF     Odubel Herrera       PHI Phillies

OF     Marvell Ozuna        MIA Marlins (WILL START for Fowler)

OF     Adam Duvall          CIN Reds

IF     Aledmys Diaz          STL Cardinals (REPLACES Carpenter)

1B     Brandon Belt          SF Giants

OF     Starling Marte        PIT Pirates (REPLACES Fowler)

OF     Jay Bruce              CIN Reds (REPLACES Cespedes)


RHP     Jake Arrieta                 CHI Cubs

LHP     Madison Bumgarner     SF Giants

RHP     Johnny Cueto               SF Giants

RHP     Jose Fernandez           MIA Marlins

LHP     Clayton Kershaw           LA Dodgers (INJURED)

LHP     Jon Lester                     CHI Cubs

RHP     Stephen Strasburg       WSH Nationals

RHP     Noah Syndergaard       NY Mets

RHP     Julio Teheran                ATL Braves

RHP     Jeurys Familia              NY Mets

RHP     Kenley Jensen              LA Dodgers

RHP     Mark Melancon             PIT Pirates

RHP     A.J. Ramos                   MIA Marlins

RHP     Fernando Rodney         SD Padres/MIA Marlins

RHP     Max Scherzer               WSH Nationals (REPLACES Strasburg)

RHP     Bartolo Colon               NY Mets (REPLACES Bumgarner)

LHP     Drew Pomeranz          SD Padres (REPLACES Syndergaard)


Starting Lineup:

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

P     Johnny Cueto     SF Giants

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