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What channel is the MLB All-Star Game on today? Time, lineups for AL vs. NL showdown

All of baseball’s brightest stars will be in one place on Tuesday when the American League and National League’s best face off against each other in the 2019 MLB All-Star Game from Cleveland.

It doesn’t count toward home field advantage in the World Series anymore, but that doesn’t take away from the allure of the game. It truly pits the best of the best against one another and presents the rare opportunity to see elite matchups like NL Cy Young contender Hyun-Jin Ryu pitch to AL MVP candidate Mike Trout and NL stars Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich battle the best pitching the AL has to offer.

The AL reigned supreme for the sixth consecutive time last year with an 8-6 10-inning victory. 10 total home runs were hit in the game, with Astros third baseman Alex Bregman taking home game MVP.

One big rule change this year is that a runner will start at second base to begin the 10th and any subsequent extra inning.

Below is a full rundown of how to watch the midsummer classic, as well as the starting lineups and reserves for both teams so that you’re fully covered by the start of the game.

What channel is the MLB All-Star Game on today?

As has been the case every year since 2001, the MLB All-Star Game will be televised on FOX. The broadcast crew of Joe Buck, John Smoltz will call the game while Ken Rosenthal and Tom Verducci will handle the sideline duties. You can also live stream the game on Fox Sports GO or fuboTV, which offers a free trial.

American League roster, starting lineup

AL starters

AL bench

* Tommy La Stella and Hunter Pence were replaced because of injury.

** Brandon Lowe, who replaced La Stella, was injured and in turn replaced by Gleyber Torres.

AL pitchers

* Jake Odorizzi and Marcus Stroman were replaced because of injury. Charlie Morton and Mike Minor were replaced because of pitching schedule conflicts.

National League roster, starting lineup

NL starters

NL bench

* Anthony Rendon was replaced because of injury.

NL pitchers

* Max Scherzer was replaced because of a pitching schedule conflict. Josh Hader was replaced because of injury. Zack Greinke was replaced because of a personal matter.

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